Result
1st Test, Centurion, Dec 26-29 2019, ICC World Test Championship
284 & 272
(93 ov, target 376)
181 & 268
South Africa won by 107 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar c †Buttler b Anderson011000.00
AK Markram c Bairstow b Curran2023414086.95
Zubayr Hamza c Stokes b Broad3972976054.16
F du Plessis (c)c Root b Broad29801205036.25
HE van der Dussen c Root b Curran634481017.64
Q de Kock c †Buttler b Curran9512817914074.21
D Pretorius c Root b Curran3345834173.33
VD Philander c †Buttler b Broad35811396043.20
KA Maharaj c Stokes b Archer615151040.00
K Rabada  b Broad1224343050.00
A Nortje not out068000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 2, w 3)9
TOTAL(84.3 Ov, RR: 3.36, 388 Mts)284
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Dean Elgar, 0.1 ov), 2-32 (Aiden Markram, 9.4 ov), 3-71 (Zubayr Hamza, 21.6 ov), 4-97 (Rassie van der Dussen, 33.2 ov), 5-111 (Faf du Plessis, 36.3 ov), 6-198 (Dwaine Pretorius, 54.5 ov), 7-245 (Quinton de Kock, 71.5 ov), 8-252 (Keshav Maharaj, 74.5 ov), 9-277 (Kagiso Rabada, 82.4 ov), 10-284 (Vernon Philander, 84.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson2046913.4500
SCJ Broad18.345843.1311
SM Curran2055842.9020
JC Archer1946513.4201
JE Root402606.5000
JL Denly30401.3300
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RJ Burns c †de Kock b Philander915152060.00
DP Sibley c †de Kock b Rabada412251033.33
JL Denly c †de Kock b Pretorius501111659045.04
JE Root (c)c †de Kock b Philander2949845059.18
BA Stokes c †de Kock b Nortje3546874276.08
JM Bairstow  b Nortje1650016.66
JC Buttler c †de Kock b Philander1239562030.76
SM Curran c Zubayr Hamza b Rabada2024364083.33
JC Archer  b Philander311240027.27
SCJ Broad c Elgar b Rabada2780028.57
JM Anderson not out024000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 2, w 5)16
TOTAL(53.2 Ov, RR: 3.39, 259 Mts)181
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Rory Burns, 3.1 ov), 2-15 (Dom Sibley, 4.6 ov), 3-70 (Joe Root, 23.1 ov), 4-142 (Joe Denly, 37.5 ov), 5-143 (Jonny Bairstow, 38.5 ov), 6-150 (Ben Stokes, 40.3 ov), 7-176 (Sam Curran, 48.5 ov), 8-176 (Jos Buttler, 51.1 ov), 9-181 (Stuart Broad, 52.4 ov), 10-181 (Jofra Archer, 53.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
K Rabada1516834.5302
VD Philander14.281641.1100
D Pretorius822312.8700
A Nortje1224723.9110
KA Maharaj411804.5000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AK Markram lbw b Anderson2540040.00
D Elgar c †Buttler b Archer2227415081.48
Zubayr Hamza c †Buttler b Broad416310025.00
F du Plessis (c)c Curran b Archer2028383171.42
HE van der Dussen lbw b Archer51671485076.11
A Nortje c sub (Z Crawley) b Archer40891276044.94
Q de Kock c †Bairstow b Stokes3437652391.89
D Pretorius c Sibley b Stokes77610100.00
VD Philander c †Bairstow b Curran46681004067.64
KA Maharaj c Curran b Archer1116371068.75
K Rabada not out16121421133.33
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 2, w 9)19
TOTAL(61.4 Ov, RR: 4.41, 310 Mts)272
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Aiden Markram, 0.5 ov), 2-25 (Zubayr Hamza, 7.4 ov), 3-29 (Dean Elgar, 8.2 ov), 4-62 (Faf du Plessis, 14.4 ov), 5-153 (Rassie van der Dussen, 38.1 ov), 6-170 (Anrich Nortje, 40.1 ov), 7-177 (Dwaine Pretorius, 41.2 ov), 8-220 (Quinton de Kock, 51.3 ov), 9-250 (Keshav Maharaj, 58.4 ov), 10-272 (Vernon Philander, 61.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson1314713.6100
SCJ Broad1124213.8120
JC Archer17110256.0021
SM Curran12.435114.0210
BA Stokes812222.7501
England 2nd Innings (target: 376 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RJ Burns c Rabada b Nortje8415421611054.54
DP Sibley c & b Maharaj29901185032.22
JL Denly lbw b Pretorius31791263239.24
JE Root (c)c †de Kock b Nortje481011668047.52
BA Stokes  b Maharaj1455722025.45
JM Bairstow c Zubayr Hamza b Rabada925292036.00
JC Buttler c Pretorius b Rabada2233532266.66
SM Curran c †de Kock b Rabada910152090.00
JC Archer c van der Dussen b Nortje4561080.00
SCJ Broad  b Rabada661100100.00
JM Anderson not out00400-
Extras(b 8, lb 3, w 1)12
TOTAL(93 Ov, RR: 2.88, 417 Mts)268
Fall of wickets: 1-92 (Dom Sibley, 27.6 ov), 2-139 (Rory Burns, 51.2 ov), 3-158 (Joe Denly, 56.3 ov), 4-204 (Ben Stokes, 72.3 ov), 5-222 (Jonny Bairstow, 80.2 ov), 6-232 (Joe Root, 87.2 ov), 7-251 (Sam Curran, 90.4 ov), 8-256 (Jofra Archer, 91.4 ov), 9-262 (Jos Buttler, 92.2 ov), 10-268 (Stuart Broad, 92.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
K Rabada24310344.2900
VD Philander2083501.7500
A Nortje1745633.2910
D Pretorius1662611.6200
KA Maharaj1633722.3100
MATCH DETAILS
SuperSport Park, Centurion
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesICC World Test Championship 2019
Player Of The Match
Quinton de Kock
Series resultSouth Africa led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2377
Season2019/20
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2019 (5-day match)
Test debut
Rassie van der Dussen
Dwaine Pretorius
Umpires
Chris Gaffaney
Paul Reiffel
TV Umpire
Kumar Dharmasena
Reserve Umpire
Adrian Holdstock
Match Referee
Andy Pycroft
PointsSouth Africa 30, England 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 277/9 (VD Philander 28*, 82.4 ov)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 72/4 (HE van der Dussen 17*, A Nortje 4*, 20 ov)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 121/1 (RJ Burns 77*, JL Denly 10*, 41 ov)
Sun, 29 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 268 (93 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Drinks: England - 149/2 in 54.0 overs (JL Denly 27, JE Root 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 54.4 overs (328 balls), Extras 5
  • Over 56.3: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - JL Denly (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Lunch: England - 171/3 in 66.0 overs (JE Root 13, BA Stokes 4)
  • England: 200 runs in 70.6 overs (426 balls), Extras 11
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Drinks: England - 222/5 in 80.2 overs (JE Root 43)
  • England: 250 runs in 90.3 overs (543 balls), Extras 12
Day 3
  • JM Bairstow kept wickets in place of JC Buttler from the start of day 3.
  • Over 24.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - A Nortje (Upheld)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 28.5 overs (174 balls), Extras 3
  • Over 32.1: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - HE van der Dussen (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (HE van der Dussen 21, A Nortje 26, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 133/4 in 34.0 overs (HE van der Dussen 46, A Nortje 30)
  • HE van der Dussen: 50 off 65 balls (5 x 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 37.2 overs (225 balls), Extras 14
  • Over 38.1: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - HE van der Dussen (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 197/7 in 44.0 overs (Q de Kock 30, VD Philander 5)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 44.5 overs (270 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: South Africa - 242/8 in 57.0 overs (VD Philander 34, KA Maharaj 10)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 58.3 overs (353 balls), Extras 18
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 272/10 in 61.4 overs (K Rabada 16)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Over 0.6: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - RJ Burns (Upheld)
  • Tea: England - 24/0 in 5.0 overs (RJ Burns 18, DP Sibley 2)
  • England: 50 runs in 13.2 overs (80 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (RJ Burns 36, DP Sibley 10, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: England - 72/0 in 22.0 overs (RJ Burns 46, DP Sibley 21)
  • RJ Burns: 50 off 62 balls (8 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 30.5 overs (185 balls), Extras 5
  • End Of Day: England - 121/1 in 41.0 overs (RJ Burns 77, JL Denly 10)
Day 2
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 284/10 in 84.3 overs (A Nortje 0)
  • Over 84.3: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - VD Philander (Struck down)
  • England 1st innings
  • Over 0.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - RJ Burns (Upheld)
  • Drinks: England - 25/2 in 8.4 overs (JL Denly 0, JE Root 6)
  • England: 50 runs in 16.4 overs (102 balls), Extras 7
  • Lunch: England - 60/2 in 21.0 overs (JL Denly 17, JE Root 23)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls (JL Denly 17, JE Root 28, Ex 5)
  • England: 100 runs in 31.3 overs (191 balls), Extras 7
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (JL Denly 22, BA Stokes 24, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: England - 120/3 in 34.0 overs (JL Denly 43, BA Stokes 24)
  • JL Denly: 50 off 108 balls (9 x 4)
  • Over 37.5: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - JL Denly (Upheld)
  • England: 150 runs in 39.6 overs (242 balls), Extras 16
  • Tea: England - 157/6 in 45.0 overs (JC Buttler 6, SM Curran 7)
  • Innings Break: England - 181/10 in 53.2 overs (JM Anderson 0)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Over 0.5: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - AK Markram (Struck down)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 44/3 in 11.0 overs (F du Plessis 12, HE van der Dussen 2)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.5 overs (77 balls), Extras 2
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 72/4 in 20.0 overs (HE van der Dussen 17, A Nortje 4)
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 39/2 in 13.0 overs (Zubayr Hamza 17, F du Plessis 2)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 16.2 overs (98 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: South Africa - 79/3 in 26.0 overs (F du Plessis 14, HE van der Dussen 4)
  • Over 32.1: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - F du Plessis (Upheld)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 35.1 overs (212 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: South Africa - 118/5 in 39.0 overs (Q de Kock 20, D Pretorius 1)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 43.4 overs (263 balls), Extras 3
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (Q de Kock 35, D Pretorius 15, Ex 0)
  • Q de Kock: 50 off 45 balls (9 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 187/5 in 52.0 overs (Q de Kock 64, D Pretorius 25)
  • Over 54.4: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - D Pretorius (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 56.2 overs (340 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 235/6 in 67.0 overs (Q de Kock 91, VD Philander 10)
  • Over 73.3: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - KA Maharaj (Upheld)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 74.1 overs (447 balls), Extras 7
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs.
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 277/9 in 82.4 overs (VD Philander 28)