Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Flintoff has been named the Man of the Match. Can England sweep the series 5-0? Or will SA get a consolatory win? Join us on Wednesday. For now, good bye and good luck.

17.4
4
Nel to Flintoff, FOUR runs, That's the game. Flintoff brings up the victory with a swing to the deep backward square leg boundary. He dashed outside off, got outside the line and lapped it around the corner. England lead the series 4-0. Pietersen is all smiles in the pavilion. A glum Kallis walks out with his players. Huge cheers for Flintoff and Shah.
17.3
0
Nel to Flintoff, no run, another short-pitched delivery, Flintoff moves outside leg, has a waft but can't connect.
17.2
0
Nel to Flintoff, no run, Flintoff charges out and Nel fires in a bouncer and Flintoff falls on his backside to get away from that.

The big dark pregnant cloud is still going through labour pains. Don/'t you push down now! gloom descends on the arena.

17.1
1
Nel to Shah, 1 run, slower one, coming in, turned to midwicket for a single

END OF OVER:
17 | 13 Runs | ENG: 132/3 (5 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 7.76, RRR: 1.66)

  • Andrew Flintoff27 (9b)
  • Owais Shah43 (39b)
  • Vernon Philander4-0-30-0
  • Johan Botha3-0-25-1
16.6
2
Philander to Flintoff, 2 runs, thrusts his back foot across, opens his stance and clubs a full pitched delivery over extra cover for couple of runs
16.5
4
Philander to Flintoff, FOUR runs, Oh another full toss and Flintoff kills it to deep midwicket boundary. Just 7 more.
16.4
4
Philander to Flintoff, FOUR runs, The full tosses keep coming. Flintoff works his bottom-hand over time to swing it to cow corner.
16.3
1
Philander to Shah, 1 run, low full toss outside off stump, swinging away, driven to long-off

AGain the crowd boo at poor Kallis, who makes a field change

16.2
2
Philander to Shah, 2 runs, Shah eases his captain's nerves with a off drive to wide long-off for couple of runs
16.1
0
Philander to Shah, no run, waist-high full toss on the off and middle, Shah can only push it back to the bowler. Pietersen is chewing his nails in the pavilion.

Ian Sutherland: "That Hempstead shower has moved east and is is now drenching Saffron Walden."

END OF OVER:
16 | 13 Runs | ENG: 119/3 (18 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 7.43, RRR: 4.50)

  • Owais Shah40 (36b)
  • Andrew Flintoff17 (6b)
  • Johan Botha3-0-25-1
  • Morne Morkel4-0-32-1
15.6
1
Botha to Shah, 1 run, down the track and on drives to deep midwicket for a single
15.5
0
Botha to Shah, no run, comes down the track, Botha shortens the length , Shah pushes it towards the off side of the pitch and Botha dives to stop.
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England 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st7IR BellMJ Prior
2nd12OA ShahIR Bell
3rd74OA ShahKP Pietersen
4th44A FlintoffOA Shah