result
4th Test, Port Elizabeth, Dec 26 - 30 1995, England tour of South Africa
428 & 162/9d
(92 ov, target 328)263 & 189/3
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
51 & 69
gary-kirsten
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson c †Russell b Cork31791033039.24
Gary Kirsten c Thorpe b Ilott511281679039.84
Hansie Cronje (c)c Atherton b Martin427481014.81
Daryll Cullinan c †Russell b Cork9118324414049.72
Jonty Rhodes c Smith b Cork491191545141.17
Brian McMillan c †Russell b Illingworth491181714141.52
David Richardson c †Russell b Illingworth841892236044.44
Shaun Pollock lbw b Cork2344761052.27
Craig Matthews st †Russell b Illingworth1547730031.91
Allan Donald not out 1233350036.36
Paul Adams run out 023000.00
Extras(lb 11, nb 8)19
TOTAL(159.5 Ov, RR: 2.67)428
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Andrew Hudson), 2-85 (Hansie Cronje), 3-89 (Gary Kirsten), 4-207 (Jonty Rhodes), 5-251 (Daryll Cullinan), 6-326 (Brian McMillan), 7-379 (Shaun Pollock), 8-408 (David Richardson), 9-426 (Craig Matthews), 10-428 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dominic Cork43.21211342.60---07
Mark Ilott29.478212.76---01
Peter Martin3397912.39---00
Richard Illingworth39.5810532.63---00
Graeme Hick1223202.66---00
Jason Gallian20603.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mike Atherton (c)c †Richardson b Adams722373006030.37
Alec Stewart c †Richardson b Pollock421010200.00
Jason Gallian c Cullinan b Pollock1478942017.94
Graham Thorpe c Rhodes b Adams2734523079.41
Graeme Hick lbw b Donald621581888139.24
Robin Smith lbw b McMillan2960022.22
Jack Russell c Cullinan b Donald301141653026.31
Dominic Cork c †Richardson b Pollock1320033.33
Richard Illingworth c Hudson b Donald28911095030.76
Peter Martin  b Adams4641066.66
Mark Ilott not out 023000.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 9, w 1)19
TOTAL(120.4 Ov, RR: 2.17)263
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Alec Stewart), 2-50 (Jason Gallian), 3-88 (Graham Thorpe), 4-163 (Mike Atherton), 5-168 (Robin Smith), 6-199 (Graeme Hick), 7-200 (Dominic Cork), 8-258 (Richard Illingworth), 9-263 (Peter Martin), 10-263 (Jack Russell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald25.474931.90---06
Shaun Pollock2285832.63---13
Paul Adams37137532.02---00
Craig Matthews2074202.10---00
Brian McMillan1563012.00---00
Hansie Cronje11000.00---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson c †Russell b Martin41270033.33
Gary Kirsten c Illingworth b Martin691762878039.20
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Russell b Martin618251033.33
Daryll Cullinan st †Russell b Illingworth1457801024.56
Jonty Rhodes lbw b Cork0813000.00
Brian McMillan c Hick b Cork11317007.69
David Richardson c †Russell b Cork057000.00
Shaun Pollock c Cork b Illingworth3274954043.24
Craig Matthews c & b Illingworth518191027.77
Allan Donald not out 1213230092.30
Paul Adams not out 036000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 7, nb 3, w 1)19
TOTAL(65.3 Ov, RR: 2.47)162/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Andrew Hudson), 2-18 (Hansie Cronje), 3-60 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-65 (Jonty Rhodes), 5-69 (Brian McMillan), 6-69 (David Richardson), 7-135 (Shaun Pollock), 8-146 (Craig Matthews), 9-160 (Gary Kirsten)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dominic Cork26.356332.37---13
Peter Martin1783932.29---00
Richard Illingworth2274532.04---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 328 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mike Atherton (c)lbw b Matthews341371713024.81
Alec Stewart c Hudson b Donald8126133813031.03
Jason Gallian lbw b Adams281041434026.92
Graham Thorpe not out 1234472035.29
Graeme Hick not out 1123272047.82
Extras(b 9, lb 8, nb 5, w 1)23
TOTAL(92 Ov, RR: 2.05)189/3
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Mike Atherton), 2-157 (Jason Gallian), 3-167 (Alec Stewart)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock1041501.50---01
Allan Donald1946013.15---12
Paul Adams28135111.82---00
Brian McMillan1461601.14---02
Craig Matthews19102911.52---00
Gary Kirsten21100.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Crusaders Ground, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season1995/96
Player Of The Match
Gary Kirsten
Gary Kirsten
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1320
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Paul Adams
Paul Adams
Umpires
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Cyril Mitchley
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
South Africa Image
Rudi Koertzen
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 26 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 230/4 (Daryll Cullinan 83*, Brian McMillan 3*)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 40/1 (Mike Atherton 15*, Jason Gallian 14*)
Thu, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 1st innings 250/7 (Jack Russell 26*, Richard Illingworth 25*)
Fri, 29 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 20/0 (Mike Atherton 9*, Alec Stewart 8*)
Sat, 30 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 189/3 (92 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • At lunch RSA 63/1 off 30 overs.
  • At Tea RSA 135/3 off 59 overs.
Day 2
  • At Lunch RSA 316/5 off 117 overs
  • Illot was unable to complete his 30th over (thigh strain) and the last 2 balls were bowled by Cork.
  • Richardson dropped off Hick at 376
  • RSA 395-7 at tea (DR79* CM3*)
Day 3
  • Lunch England 109-3, MA 49* GH 7*
  • Tea England 170-5 (GH 39* JR 0*)
Day 4
  • Lunch South Africa 34-2 (GK 15* DC 1*)
  • Martin started the SA innings with 7 overs for no runs and 2 wickets.
  • Tea SA 87-6 (Kirsten 41, Pollock 8)
  • Adams faced 3 balls before the declaration
Day 5
  • Lunch England 80-0
  • Tea England 134-1 wpca, RealGazza, avanr, MattB, Pommy, dougie, drf, Travis