Result
Tour Match, Pietermaritzburg, Dec 20-22 2015, England tour of South Africa
(42.5 ov)
136 & 187
414/6d
England XI won by an innings and 91 runs
1y
• George Dobell in Pietermaritzburg

Moeen's six rush England to victory

Moeen Ali was the latest member of the England side to gain form ahead of the Boxing Day Test in the tour match at Pietermartizburg

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Scorecard summary
South Africa A136(56 overs)1st Innings
Stephen Cook53 (170)
Chris Morris21 (23)
Steven Finn4/34(12)
Ben Stokes3/25(11)
England XI414/6d(97.5 overs)1st Innings
Joe Root117 (125)
Keshav Maharaj4/129(26.5)
South Africa A187(42.5 overs)2nd Innings
Moeen Ali6/77(14.5)
42.5
w
Ali to Paterson, OUT
D Paterson c Hales b Ali 12 (8m 5b 1x4 1x6) SR: 240.00
42.4
4
Ali to Paterson, FOUR runs
drives to the long off fence
42.3
6
Ali to Paterson, SIX runs
pumped over the long-on fence
42.2
2
Ali to Paterson, 2 runs
42.1
Ali to Paterson, no run
end of over 42Maiden
SA-A: 175/9CRR: 4.16 
Dane Vilas30 (41)
Dane Paterson0 (0)
Ben Stokes6-2-18-0
Moeen Ali14-4-65-5
41.6
Stokes to Vilas, no run
41.5
Stokes to Vilas, no run
41.4
Stokes to Vilas, no run
41.3
Stokes to Vilas, no run
41.2
Stokes to Vilas, no run
41.1
Stokes to Vilas, no run
end of over 4110 runs • 1 wicket
SA-A: 175/9CRR: 4.26 
Dane Vilas30 (35)
Moeen Ali14-4-65-5
Ben Stokes5-1-18-0
40.6
w
Ali to Maharaj, OUT
tries to sweep to the on-side and misses
KA Maharaj b Ali 31 (21m 19b 6x4 0x6) SR: 163.15
40.5
4
Ali to Maharaj, FOUR runs
down on one knee and pulled through mid-wicket
40.4
Ali to Maharaj, no run
40.3
4
Ali to Maharaj, FOUR runs
40.2
1
Ali to Vilas, 1 run
40.1
1
Ali to Maharaj, 1 run
end of over 407 runs
SA-A: 165/8CRR: 4.12 
Keshav Maharaj22 (14)
Dane Vilas29 (34)
Ben Stokes5-1-18-0
Moeen Ali13-4-55-4
39.6
1
Stokes to Maharaj, 1 run
Match details
City Oval, Pietermaritzburg
TossEngland XI , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season2015/16
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days20,21,22 December 2015 (3-day match)
Umpires
Bongani Jele
Shaun George
Reserve Umpire
Lubabalo Gcuma
Match Referee
Dev Govindjee