5th Test, Cape Town, Jan 2-4 1996, England tour of South Africa
153 & 157
(15.4 ov, target 67)
244 & 70/0
South Africa won by 10 wickets
Player Of The Match
South Africa
England 1st Innings
MA Atherton (c)c Hudson b Donald02124000.00
AJ Stewart  b McMillan1351750025.49
RA Smith  b Adams661792618036.87
GP Thorpe c McMillan b Donald2043453046.51
GA Hick c McMillan b Donald2310066.66
RC Russell c McMillan b Pollock957781015.78
M Watkinson lbw b Pollock119620122.22
DG Cork  b Donald1633532048.48
PJ Martin c Hudson b Donald066000.00
ARC Fraser not out58121062.50
DE Malcolm  b Adams1350033.33
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 4, w 1)10
TOTAL(68.1 Ov, RR: 2.24)153
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mike Atherton), 2-24 (Alec Stewart), 3-58 (Graham Thorpe), 4-60 (Graeme Hick), 5-103 (Jack Russell), 6-115 (Mike Watkinson), 7-141 (Dominic Cork), 8-147 (Peter Martin), 9-151 (Robin Smith), 10-153 (Devon Malcolm)
AA Donald1654652.8711
SM Pollock1462621.8501
BM McMillan1022212.2000
PR Adams20.155222.5700
JH Kallis42200.5000
WJ Cronje44000.0000
South Africa 1st Innings
G Kirsten c Atherton b Watkinson23991563023.23
AC Hudson lbw b Cork0510000.00
WJ Cronje (c)c †Russell b Cork1233332036.36
DJ Cullinan c †Russell b Martin621342047046.26
JN Rhodes c †Russell b Fraser1670990022.85
BM McMillan run out1129482037.93
JH Kallis lbw b Martin7651171010.76
DJ Richardson not out54981725055.10
SM Pollock c Smith b Watkinson424170016.66
AA Donald c †Russell b Cork312120025.00
PR Adams c Hick b Martin2938653076.31
Extras(lb 22, nb 1)23
TOTAL(101 Ov, RR: 2.41)244
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Andrew Hudson), 2-19 (Hansie Cronje), 3-79 (Gary Kirsten), 4-125 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-125 (Jonty Rhodes), 6-144 (Brian McMillan), 7-154 (Jacques Kallis), 8-163 (Shaun Pollock), 9-171 (Allan Donald), 10-244 (Paul Adams)
DG Cork2566032.4001
DE Malcolm2065602.8000
PJ Martin2493731.5400
ARC Fraser17103412.0000
M Watkinson1533522.3300
England 2nd Innings
MA Atherton (c)c †Richardson b Donald1015181066.66
AJ Stewart c Cullinan b Pollock739481017.94
ARC Fraser c Adams b Donald12434004.16
RA Smith c †Richardson b Adams1336571036.11
GP Thorpe run out591261618046.82
GA Hick lbw b Pollock3679964245.56
RC Russell c Hudson b Pollock2410050.00
M Watkinson lbw b Adams046000.00
DG Cork c Kallis b Pollock89142088.88
PJ Martin c Adams b Pollock935310025.71
DE Malcolm not out01117000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 5)12
TOTAL(62.5 Ov, RR: 2.49)157
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Mike Atherton), 2-22 (Alec Stewart), 3-22 (Angus Fraser), 4-66 (Robin Smith), 5-138 (Graeme Hick), 6-140 (Jack Russell), 7-140 (Graham Thorpe), 8-140 (Mike Watkinson), 9-150 (Dominic Cork), 10-157 (Peter Martin)
AA Donald1864922.7200
SM Pollock15.543252.0202
PR Adams2265322.4000
BM McMillan731602.2803
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 67 runs)
G Kirsten not out4148638085.41
AC Hudson not out2744635061.36
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL(15.4 Ov, RR: 4.46)70/0
DG Cork402305.7500
DE Malcolm201206.0000
PJ Martin42300.7500
M Watkinson402406.0000
GA Hick1.40704.2000
Newlands, Cape Town
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Allan Donald
Player Of The Series
Allan Donald
Series resultSouth Africa won the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1321
Match days2,3,4 January 1996 (5-day match)
Steve Randell
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Karl Liebenberg
Match Referee
Sir Clive Lloyd
Tue, 02 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 44/2 (G Kirsten 14*, DJ Cullinan 7*)
Wed, 03 Jan - day 2 - England 2nd innings 17/1 (AJ Stewart 4*, ARC Fraser 0*)
Thu, 04 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 70/0 (15.4 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • On Thorpe's run out, umpire Orchard initially gave not out
  • but consulted TV replay after discussions with Cronje, and
  • reversed his decision.
  • Tea taken early at fall of England's 10th wicket.
  • AA Donald awarded Man of the Series for 'contributing the
  • most towards South Africa winning the series'.
  • Following the presentations, commentator Jack Bannister
  • honoured his pre-series promise that he would "eat this
  • piece of paper if South Africa win the series".
  • Scheduled 5th day of Test replaced by a day/night limited
  • overs match versus Western Province.
  • South Africa's first series win at home against England since
  • 1930-31.
Day 2
  • Lunch RSA 109-3, DC 53* JR9*
  • After bowling 3 overs for 17 runs,Fraser bowled 6 successive
  • maidens in the afternoon session.
  • McMillan run out by Cork
  • Tea RSA 148-6 (JK 7* DR 2*)
  • New ball taken after 84 overs