Result
4th Test, Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30 1995, England tour of South Africa
428 & 162/9d
(92 ov, target 328)
263 & 189/3
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Hudson c †Russell b Cork31791033039.24
G Kirsten c Thorpe b Ilott511281679039.84
WJ Cronje (c)c Atherton b Martin427481014.81
DJ Cullinan c †Russell b Cork9118324414049.72
JN Rhodes c Smith b Cork491191545141.17
BM McMillan c †Russell b Illingworth491181714141.52
DJ Richardson c †Russell b Illingworth841892236044.44
SM Pollock lbw b Cork2344761052.27
CR Matthews st †Russell b Illingworth1547730031.91
AA Donald not out1233350036.36
PR Adams run out023000.00
Extras(lb 11, nb 8)19
TOTAL(159.5 Ov, RR: 2.67)428
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Andrew Hudson), 2-85 (Hansie Cronje), 3-89 (Gary Kirsten), 4-207 (Jonty Rhodes), 5-251 (Daryll Cullinan), 6-326 (Brian McMillan), 7-379 (Shaun Pollock), 8-408 (David Richardson), 9-426 (Craig Matthews), 10-428 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Cork43.21211342.6007
MC Ilott29.478212.7601
PJ Martin3397912.3900
RK Illingworth39.5810532.6300
GA Hick1223202.6600
JER Gallian20603.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Atherton (c)c †Richardson b Adams722373006030.37
AJ Stewart c †Richardson b Pollock421010200.00
JER Gallian c Cullinan b Pollock1478942017.94
GP Thorpe c Rhodes b Adams2734523079.41
GA Hick lbw b Donald621581888139.24
RA Smith lbw b McMillan2960022.22
RC Russell c Cullinan b Donald301141653026.31
DG Cork c †Richardson b Pollock1320033.33
RK Illingworth c Hudson b Donald28911095030.76
PJ Martin  b Adams4641066.66
MC Ilott not out023000.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 9, w 1)19
TOTAL(120.4 Ov, RR: 2.17)263
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Alec Stewart), 2-50 (Jason Gallian), 3-88 (Graham Thorpe), 4-163 (Mike Atherton), 5-168 (Robin Smith), 6-199 (Graeme Hick), 7-200 (Dominic Cork), 8-258 (Richard Illingworth), 9-263 (Peter Martin), 10-263 (Jack Russell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald25.474931.9006
SM Pollock2285832.6313
PR Adams37137532.0200
CR Matthews2074202.1000
BM McMillan1563012.0000
WJ Cronje11000.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Hudson c †Russell b Martin41270033.33
G Kirsten c Illingworth b Martin691762878039.20
WJ Cronje (c)c †Russell b Martin618251033.33
DJ Cullinan st †Russell b Illingworth1457801024.56
JN Rhodes lbw b Cork0813000.00
BM McMillan c Hick b Cork11317007.69
DJ Richardson c †Russell b Cork057000.00
SM Pollock c Cork b Illingworth3274954043.24
CR Matthews c & b Illingworth518191027.77
AA Donald not out1213230092.30
PR Adams not out036000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 7, nb 3, w 1)19
TOTAL(65.3 Ov, RR: 2.47)162/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Andrew Hudson), 2-18 (Hansie Cronje), 3-60 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-65 (Jonty Rhodes), 5-69 (Brian McMillan), 6-69 (David Richardson), 7-135 (Shaun Pollock), 8-146 (Craig Matthews), 9-160 (Gary Kirsten)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Cork26.356332.3713
PJ Martin1783932.2900
RK Illingworth2274532.0400
England 2nd Innings (target: 328 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Atherton (c)lbw b Matthews341371713024.81
AJ Stewart c Hudson b Donald8126133813031.03
JER Gallian lbw b Adams281041434026.92
GP Thorpe not out1234472035.29
GA Hick not out1123272047.82
Extras(b 9, lb 8, nb 5, w 1)23
TOTAL(92 Ov, RR: 2.05)189/3
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Mike Atherton), 2-157 (Jason Gallian), 3-167 (Alec Stewart)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock1041501.5001
AA Donald1946013.1512
PR Adams28135111.8200
BM McMillan1461601.1402
CR Matthews19102911.5200
G Kirsten21100.5000
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Gary Kirsten
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1320
Season1995/96
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 1995 (5-day match)
Test debut
Paul Adams
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
Rudi Koertzen
Match Referee
Sir Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 26 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 230/4 (DJ Cullinan 83*, BM McMillan 3*)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 40/1 (MA Atherton 15*, JER Gallian 14*)
Thu, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 1st innings 250/7 (RC Russell 26*, RK Illingworth 25*)
Fri, 29 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 20/0 (MA Atherton 9*, AJ Stewart 8*)
Sat, 30 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 189/3 (92 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Lunch England 80-0
  • Tea England 134-1 wpca, RealGazza, avanr, MattB, Pommy, dougie, drf, Travis
Day 4
  • Lunch South Africa 34-2 (GK 15* DC 1*)
  • Martin started the SA innings with 7 overs for no runs and 2 wickets.
  • Tea SA 87-6 (Kirsten 41, Pollock 8)
  • Adams faced 3 balls before the declaration
Day 3
  • Lunch England 109-3, MA 49* GH 7*
  • Tea England 170-5 (GH 39* JR 0*)
Day 2
  • At Lunch RSA 316/5 off 117 overs
  • Illot was unable to complete his 30th over (thigh strain) and the last 2 balls were bowled by Cork.
  • Richardson dropped off Hick at 376
  • RSA 395-7 at tea (DR79* CM3*)
Day 1
  • At lunch RSA 63/1 off 30 overs.
  • At Tea RSA 135/3 off 59 overs.