Result
1st Test, Durban, Dec 26-30 2015, England tour of South Africa
303 & 326
(71 ov, target 416)
214 & 174
England won by 241 runs
Player Of The Match
England
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook (c)c Elgar b Steyn01111000.00
AD Hales c †de Villiers b Steyn1022300045.45
NRD Compton c †de Villiers b Morkel852363838036.01
JE Root lbw b Piedt2437552164.86
JWA Taylor c †de Villiers b Steyn701372039151.09
BA Stokes c Duminy b Morkel2134374061.76
JM Bairstow c Elgar b Abbott4156996073.21
MM Ali c †de Villiers b Morkel0411000.00
CR Woakes lbw b Morkel012000.00
SCJ Broad not out3233635096.96
ST Finn lbw b Steyn1233461036.36
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 3, w 1)8
TOTAL(100.1 Ov, RR: 3.02, 475 Mts)303
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Sir Alastair Cook, 2.5 ov), 2-12 (Alex Hales, 6.5 ov), 3-49 (Joe Root, 18.1 ov), 4-174 (James Taylor, 63.3 ov), 5-196 (Ben Stokes, 71.3 ov), 6-247 (Nick Compton, 85.5 ov), 7-253 (Moeen Ali, 87.3 ov), 8-253 (Chris Woakes, 87.4 ov), 9-267 (Jonny Bairstow, 90.4 ov), 10-303 (Steven Finn, 100.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn25.157042.7800
KJ Abbott2446612.7501
M Morkel2657642.9212
DL Piedt1626313.9300
S van Zyl21201.0000
D Elgar722203.1400
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S van Zyl  b Broad021000.00
D Elgar not out1182463868147.96
HM Amla (c)c †Bairstow b Broad724311029.16
AB de Villiers c †Bairstow b Broad49791237162.02
F du Plessis  b Ali219340010.52
T Bavuma  b Broad1035531028.57
JP Duminy c Stokes b Ali215260013.33
KJ Abbott c Taylor b Ali0610000.00
DW Steyn c Woakes b Ali1752802032.69
DL Piedt c †Bairstow b Finn19150011.11
M Morkel c Root b Finn033000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, w 1)8
TOTAL(81.4 Ov, RR: 2.62, 386 Mts)214
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Stiaan van Zyl, 0.2 ov), 2-14 (Hashim Amla, 6.3 ov), 3-100 (AB de Villiers, 32.4 ov), 4-113 (Faf du Plessis, 39.6 ov), 5-137 (Temba Bavuma, 52.2 ov), 6-150 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 57.3 ov), 7-156 (Kyle Abbott, 59.3 ov), 8-210 (Dale Steyn, 77.6 ov), 9-214 (Dane Piedt, 81.1 ov), 10-214 (Morne Morkel, 81.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SCJ Broad1562541.6600
CR Woakes1412802.0000
MM Ali2536942.7600
ST Finn15.414923.1200
BA Stokes912502.7710
JE Root311103.6600
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook (c)lbw b Piedt727381025.92
AD Hales c Abbott b Piedt26841091130.95
NRD Compton c †de Villiers b Morkel491161715042.24
JE Root c van Zyl b Abbott731281925157.03
JWA Taylor st †de Villiers b Piedt42971343043.29
BA Stokes c Elgar b Piedt514121035.71
JM Bairstow c Duminy b van Zyl797612893103.94
MM Ali lbw b Piedt1627442059.25
CR Woakes c Duminy b van Zyl2338383060.52
SCJ Broad c †de Villiers b van Zyl023000.00
ST Finn not out0410000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 3)6
TOTAL(102.1 Ov, RR: 3.19, 444 Mts)326
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Sir Alastair Cook, 9.2 ov), 2-48 (Alex Hales, 25.3 ov), 3-119 (Nick Compton, 48.6 ov), 4-192 (Joe Root, 70.4 ov), 5-197 (Ben Stokes, 73.6 ov), 6-224 (James Taylor, 79.6 ov), 7-272 (Moeen Ali, 89.6 ov), 8-315 (Chris Woakes, 100.2 ov), 9-315 (Stuart Broad, 100.4 ov), 10-326 (Jonny Bairstow, 102.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn3.501002.6000
M Morkel20.353811.8500
KJ Abbott21.436212.8600
DL Piedt36415354.2500
D Elgar903203.5500
S van Zyl10.132031.9600
JP Duminy10505.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 416 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar c Root b Finn4071996056.33
S van Zyl  b Stokes3336516091.66
HM Amla (c)c †Bairstow b Finn1223362052.17
AB de Villiers lbw b Ali37861226043.02
F du Plessis c Cook b Finn9661031013.63
DW Steyn  b Finn22129009.52
T Bavuma st †Bairstow b Ali068000.00
JP Duminy not out2659905044.06
KJ Abbott lbw b Ali211110018.18
DL Piedt c Taylor b Woakes02736000.00
M Morkel lbw b Broad820282040.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3)5
TOTAL(71 Ov, RR: 2.45, 311 Mts)174
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Stiaan van Zyl, 10.5 ov), 2-85 (Hashim Amla, 20.2 ov), 3-88 (Dean Elgar, 22.4 ov), 4-136 (Faf du Plessis, 46.3 ov), 5-136 (AB de Villiers, 47.3 ov), 6-136 (Temba Bavuma, 49.3 ov), 7-138 (Dale Steyn, 52.3 ov), 8-143 (Kyle Abbott, 55.3 ov), 9-155 (Dane Piedt, 63.6 ov), 10-174 (Morne Morkel, 70.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SCJ Broad1352912.2300
CR Woakes1052512.5000
ST Finn1564242.8000
BA Stokes712613.7100
MM Ali2694731.8000
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Moeen Ali
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2196
Season2015/16
Hours of play (local time)10am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00; Friday: Lunch 12.30-13.30; Tea: 15.30-16.00; Close: 18:00
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2015 (5-day match)
Test debut
Alex Hales
Umpires
Rod Tucker
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Bruce Oxenford
Reserve Umpire
Johan Cloete
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 179/4 (NRD Compton 63*, BA Stokes 5*, 65.1 ov)
Sun, 27 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 137/4 (D Elgar 67*, T Bavuma 10*, 52 ov)
Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 172/3 (JE Root 60*, JWA Taylor 24*, 64 ov)
Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 136/4 (AB de Villiers 37*, DW Steyn 0*, 47 ov)
Wed, 30 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 174 (71 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Over 47.3: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - AB de Villiers (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 58.4 overs (352 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 155/8 in 62.0 overs (JP Duminy 15, DL Piedt 0)
  • Over 70.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - M Morkel (Struck down)
Day 4
  • England: 200 runs in 74.2 overs (446 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: England - 217/5 in 79.0 overs (JWA Taylor 41, JM Bairstow 10)
  • Reviews used before 80 overs: England 2 (1 successful, 0 unsuccessful); South Africa 1 (0 successful, 1 unsuccessful)
  • Over 82.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - JM Bairstow (Struck down)
  • England: 250 runs in 86.2 overs (518 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 89.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - MM Ali (Upheld)
  • Lunch: England - 275/7 in 91.0 overs (JM Bairstow 49, CR Woakes 2)
  • JM Bairstow: 50 off 50 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • England: 300 runs in 98.2 overs (590 balls), Extras 6
  • Innings Break: England - 326/10 in 102.1 overs (ST Finn 0)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (58 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (D Elgar 15, S van Zyl 33, Ex 2)
  • Tea: South Africa - 65/1 in 13.0 overs (D Elgar 26, HM Amla 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 26.4 overs (160 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 113/3 in 31.0 overs (AB de Villiers 24, F du Plessis 2)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 136/4 in 47.0 overs (AB de Villiers 37, DW Steyn 0)
Day 3
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 57.1 overs (343 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 59.3: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - KJ Abbott (Upheld)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 178/7 in 68.0 overs (D Elgar 97, DW Steyn 3)
  • D Elgar: 100 off 211 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 73.6 overs (444 balls), Extras 8
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 74.5 overs (449 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 75.6: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - DW Steyn (Struck down)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (D Elgar 31, DW Steyn 16, Ex 4)
  • Reviews used before 80 overs: England 1 (1 successful, 1 unsuccessful); South Africa 2 (0 successful, 0 unsuccessful)
  • New Ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 214/10 in 81.4 overs (D Elgar 118)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 214/10 in 81.4 overs (D Elgar 118)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Drinks: England - 28/1 in 16.0 overs (AD Hales 15, NRD Compton 6)
  • Over 20.3: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - NRD Compton (Struck down)
  • England: 50 runs in 26.3 overs (159 balls), Extras 4
  • Tea: England - 58/2 in 29.0 overs (NRD Compton 15, JE Root 6)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (NRD Compton 22, JE Root 28, Ex 0)
  • Over 39.4: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - NRD Compton (Upheld)
  • England: 100 runs in 40.3 overs (243 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: England - 111/2 in 47.0 overs (NRD Compton 44, JE Root 30)
  • England: 150 runs in 56.3 overs (339 balls), Extras 6
  • JE Root: 50 off 96 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (JE Root 27, JWA Taylor 24, Ex 2)
  • End Of Day: England - 172/3 in 64.0 overs (JE Root 60, JWA Taylor 24)
Day 2
  • England: 200 runs in 73.2 overs (443 balls), Extras 7
  • Reviews used before 80 overs: England 1 (0 successful, 1 unsuccessful); South Africa 2 (0 successful, 0 unsuccessful)
  • New ball taken at 80.0 overs
  • Drinks: England - 232/5 in 82.0 overs (NRD Compton 76, JM Bairstow 24)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (NRD Compton 21, JM Bairstow 29, Ex 0)
  • England: 250 runs in 86.4 overs (523 balls), Extras 7
  • Over 87.4: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - CR Woakes (Struck down)
  • England: 300 runs in 98.5 overs (596 balls), Extras 8
  • Over 99.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - ST Finn (Struck down)
  • Lunch: England - 303/10 in 100.1 overs (SCJ Broad 32)
  • Over 100.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - ST Finn (Struck down)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 27/2 in 10.0 overs (D Elgar 16, AB de Villiers 4)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.1 overs (103 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: South Africa - 55/2 in 19.0 overs (D Elgar 22, AB de Villiers 26)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 99 balls (D Elgar 23, AB de Villiers 28, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 95/2 in 30.0 overs (D Elgar 41, AB de Villiers 47)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 31.5 overs (191 balls), Extras 0
  • D Elgar: 50 off 93 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 108/3 in 35.0 overs (D Elgar 50, F du Plessis 2)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 137/4 in 52.0 overs (D Elgar 67, T Bavuma 10)
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • Rain: England - 12/1 in 6.1 overs (AD Hales 10, NRD Compton 1)
  • Lunch: England - 12/1 in 6.1 overs (AD Hales 10, NRD Compton 1)
  • Over 18.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • England: 50 runs in 18.3 overs (113 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: England - 55/3 in 21.0 overs (NRD Compton 12, JWA Taylor 6)
  • Rain: England - 55/3 in 21.0 overs (NRD Compton 12, JWA Taylor 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (NRD Compton 19, JWA Taylor 28, Ex 3)
  • England: 100 runs in 36.1 overs (220 balls), Extras 6
  • Tea: England - 121/3 in 40.0 overs (NRD Compton 40, JWA Taylor 41)
  • JWA Taylor: 50 off 87 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 142/3 in 53.0 overs (NRD Compton 46, JWA Taylor 55)
  • NRD Compton: 50 off 145 balls (3 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 55.4 overs (337 balls), Extras 7
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 226 balls (NRD Compton 38, JWA Taylor 61, Ex 4)
  • Bad Light: England - 179/4 in 65.1 overs (NRD Compton 63, BA Stokes 5)
  • End Of Day: England - 179/4 in 65.1 overs (NRD Compton 63, BA Stokes 5)