5th Test, Cape Town, Jan 2 - 4 1996, England tour of South Africa
153 & 157
(target 67)244 & 70/0
South Africa won by 10 wickets
Player Of The Match
5/46 & 2/49
Player Of The Series
68 runs • 19 wkts
England 1st INNINGS
Mike Atherton (c)c Hudson b Donald02124000.00
Alec Stewart  b McMillan1351750025.49
Robin Smith  b Adams661792618036.87
Graham Thorpe c McMillan b Donald2043453046.51
Graeme Hick c McMillan b Donald2310066.66
Jack Russell c McMillan b Pollock957781015.78
Mike Watkinson lbw b Pollock119620122.22
Dominic Cork  b Donald1633532048.48
Peter Martin c Hudson b Donald066000.00
Angus Fraser not out 58121062.50
Devon Malcolm  b Adams1350033.33
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 4, w 1)10
TOTAL(68.1 Ov, RR: 2.24)153
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mike Atherton), 2-24 (Alec Stewart), 3-58 (Graham Thorpe), 4-60 (Graeme Hick), 5-103 (Jack Russell), 6-115 (Mike Watkinson), 7-141 (Dominic Cork), 8-147 (Peter Martin), 9-151 (Robin Smith), 10-153 (Devon Malcolm)
Allan Donald1654652.87---11
Shaun Pollock1462621.85---01
Brian McMillan1022212.20---00
Paul Adams20.155222.57---00
Jacques Kallis42200.50---00
Hansie Cronje44000.00---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
Gary Kirsten c Atherton b Watkinson23991563023.23
Andrew Hudson lbw b Cork0510000.00
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Russell b Cork1233332036.36
Daryll Cullinan c †Russell b Martin621342047046.26
Jonty Rhodes c †Russell b Fraser1670990022.85
Brian McMillan run out 1129482037.93
Jacques Kallis lbw b Martin7651171010.76
David Richardson not out 54981725055.10
Shaun Pollock c Smith b Watkinson424170016.66
Allan Donald c †Russell b Cork312120025.00
Paul Adams c Hick b Martin2938653076.31
Extras(lb 22, nb 1)23
TOTAL(101 Ov, RR: 2.41)244
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Andrew Hudson), 2-19 (Hansie Cronje), 3-79 (Gary Kirsten), 4-125 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-125 (Jonty Rhodes), 6-144 (Brian McMillan), 7-154 (Jacques Kallis), 8-163 (Shaun Pollock), 9-171 (Allan Donald), 10-244 (Paul Adams)
Dominic Cork2566032.40---01
Devon Malcolm2065602.80---00
Peter Martin2493731.54---00
Angus Fraser17103412.00---00
Mike Watkinson1533522.33---00
England 2nd INNINGS
Mike Atherton (c)c †Richardson b Donald1015181066.66
Alec Stewart c Cullinan b Pollock739481017.94
Angus Fraser c Adams b Donald12434004.16
Robin Smith c †Richardson b Adams1336571036.11
Graham Thorpe run out 591261618046.82
Graeme Hick lbw b Pollock3679964245.56
Jack Russell c Hudson b Pollock2410050.00
Mike Watkinson lbw b Adams046000.00
Dominic Cork c Kallis b Pollock89142088.88
Peter Martin c Adams b Pollock935310025.71
Devon Malcolm not out 01117000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 5)12
TOTAL(62.5 Ov, RR: 2.49)157
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Mike Atherton), 2-22 (Alec Stewart), 3-22 (Angus Fraser), 4-66 (Robin Smith), 5-138 (Graeme Hick), 6-140 (Jack Russell), 7-140 (Graham Thorpe), 8-140 (Mike Watkinson), 9-150 (Dominic Cork), 10-157 (Peter Martin)
Allan Donald1864922.72---00
Shaun Pollock15.543252.02---02
Paul Adams2265322.40---00
Brian McMillan731602.28---03
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 67 runs)
Gary Kirsten not out 4148638085.41
Andrew Hudson not out 2744635061.36
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL(15.4 Ov, RR: 4.46)70
Dominic Cork402305.75---00
Devon Malcolm201206.00---00
Peter Martin42300.75---00
Mike Watkinson402406.00---00
Graeme Hick1.40704.20---00
Newlands, Cape Town
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Allan Donald
Allan Donald
Player Of The Series
Allan Donald
Allan Donald
Series resultSouth Africa won the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1321
Match daysday (5-day match)
South Africa Image
David Orchard
Australia Image
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
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Karl Liebenberg
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
Tue, 02 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 44/2 (Gary Kirsten 14*, Daryll Cullinan 7*)
Wed, 03 Jan - day 2 - England 2nd innings 17/1 (Alec Stewart 4*, Angus Fraser 0*)
Thu, 04 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 70/0 (15.4 ov) - end of match
Day 2
  • Lunch RSA 109-3, DC 53* JR9*
  • After bowling 3 overs for 17 runs,Fraser bowled 6 successive
  • maidens in the afternoon session.
  • McMillan run out by Cork
  • Tea RSA 148-6 (JK 7* DR 2*)
  • New ball taken after 84 overs
Day 3
  • On Thorpe's run out, umpire Orchard initially gave not out
  • but consulted TV replay after discussions with Cronje, and
  • reversed his decision.
  • Tea taken early at fall of England's 10th wicket.
  • AA Donald awarded Man of the Series for 'contributing the
  • most towards South Africa winning the series'.
  • Following the presentations, commentator Jack Bannister
  • honoured his pre-series promise that he would "eat this
  • piece of paper if South Africa win the series".
  • Scheduled 5th day of Test replaced by a day/night limited
  • overs match versus Western Province.
  • South Africa's first series win at home against England since
  • 1930-31.