3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 18-21 1994, South Africa tour of England
332 & 175
(35.3 ov, target 204)
304 & 205/2
England won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
South Africa 1st Innings
G Kirsten c †Rhodes b DeFreitas21290016.66
PN Kirsten  b Malcolm1630522053.33
WJ Cronje lbw b Benjamin38389520100.00
KC Wessels (c)lbw b Benjamin45841187053.57
DJ Cullinan c †Rhodes b DeFreitas711111063.63
JN Rhodes retired hurt814201057.14
BM McMillan c Hick b DeFreitas931932699048.18
DJ Richardson c †Rhodes b Benjamin58891266065.16
CR Matthews c Hick b Benjamin011000.00
PS de Villiers c Stewart b DeFreitas1450622028.00
AA Donald not out1421341066.66
Extras(b 8, lb 10, nb 18, w 1)37
TOTAL(92.2 Ov, RR: 3.59)332
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Gary Kirsten), 2-43 (Peter Kirsten), 3-73 (Hansie Cronje), 4-85 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-106* (Jonty Rhodes, retired not out ), 5-136 (Kepler Wessels), 6-260 (David Richardson), 7-266 (Craig Matthews), 8-301 (Fanie de Villiers), 9-332 (Brian McMillan)
PAJ DeFreitas26.259343.5300
DE Malcolm2558113.2400
D Gough1918504.4700
JE Benjamin1724242.4700
GA Hick511302.6000
England 1st Innings
GA Gooch c †Richardson b Donald843611018.60
MA Atherton (c)lbw b de Villiers015000.00
GA Hick  b Donald39851384045.88
GP Thorpe  b Matthews7911515811068.69
AJ Stewart  b de Villiers621061547058.49
JP Crawley c †Richardson b Donald512271041.66
SJ Rhodes lbw b de Villiers1133521033.33
PAJ DeFreitas run out37315541119.35
D Gough not out4247686189.36
JE Benjamin lbw b de Villiers076000.00
DE Malcolm c sub (TG Shaw) b Matthews44810100.00
Extras(b 1, nb 15, w 1)17
TOTAL(77 Ov, RR: 3.94)304
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mike Atherton), 2-33 (Graham Gooch), 3-93 (Graeme Hick), 4-145 (Graham Thorpe), 5-165 (John Crawley), 6-219 (Alec Stewart), 7-222 (Steve Rhodes), 8-292 (Phil DeFreitas), 9-293 (Joey Benjamin), 10-304 (Devon Malcolm)
AA Donald1727634.4700
PS de Villiers1936243.2600
CR Matthews2148223.9000
BM McMillan1216705.5800
WJ Cronje831602.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings
PN Kirsten c DeFreitas b Malcolm11316007.69
G Kirsten c & b Malcolm035000.00
WJ Cronje  b Malcolm0711000.00
KC Wessels (c)c †Rhodes b Malcolm2861944045.90
DJ Cullinan c Thorpe b Gough9413422012070.14
BM McMillan c Thorpe b Malcolm2563824039.68
DJ Richardson lbw b Malcolm3770042.85
CR Matthews c †Rhodes b Malcolm032000.00
JN Rhodes c †Rhodes b Malcolm1020371050.00
PS de Villiers not out025000.00
AA Donald  b Malcolm022000.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 9)14
TOTAL(50.3 Ov, RR: 3.46)175
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Gary Kirsten), 2-1 (Peter Kirsten), 3-1 (Hansie Cronje), 4-73 (Kepler Wessels), 5-137 (Brian McMillan), 6-143 (David Richardson), 7-143 (Craig Matthews), 8-175 (Daryll Cullinan), 9-175 (Jonty Rhodes), 10-175 (Allan Donald)
PAJ DeFreitas1232502.0800
DE Malcolm16.325793.4500
D Gough913914.3300
JE Benjamin1113803.4500
GA Hick201105.5000
England 2nd Innings (target: 204 runs)
GA Gooch  b Matthews33202770165.00
MA Atherton (c)c †Richardson b Donald6311316112055.75
GA Hick not out8181151130100.00
GP Thorpe not out15141730107.14
Extras(lb 6, nb 7)13
TOTAL(35.3 Ov, RR: 5.77)205/2
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Graham Gooch), 2-180 (Mike Atherton)
AA Donald1219618.0000
PS de Villiers1206605.5000
CR Matthews11.343713.2100
Kennington Oval, London
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Player Of The Match
Devon Malcolm
Player Of The Series
Devon Malcolm
Brian McMillan
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1266
Match days18,19,20,21 August 1994 (5-day match)
Test debut
Joey Benjamin
Ken Palmer
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
Alan Whitehead
Match Referee
Peter Burge
Thu, 18 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 326/8 (BM McMillan 91*, AA Donald 11*)
Fri, 19 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 281/7 (PAJ DeFreitas 37*, D Gough 25*)
Sat, 20 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 107/1 (MA Atherton 42*, GA Hick 27*)
Sun, 21 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 205/2 (35.3 ov) - end of match
  • Eng 1st innings
  • Atherton fined 1250 pounds for dissent after being dismissed.
  • RSA 2nd innings
  • Malcolm: The 6th best Test innings analysis of all time.
  • Weather Day 1: Sunny, breezy. Wicket: hard. Day 2: Rain delay in the morning. Breezy, overcast, sunny intervals.
  • Attendance: 59,705 Receipts: 1,390,551 pounds
  • JN Rhodes retired hurt at 106/4 jonathan, pv, Frank, Chris, John McDonald