5th Test, Cape Town, January 02 - 04, 1996, England tour of South Africa
153 & 157
(T: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
South Africa 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
Match Flow
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
TOTAL68.1 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
TOTAL101 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
TOTAL62.5 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 (T: 67 runs)
Gary Kirsten not out 4148638085.41
Andrew Hudson not out 2744635061.36
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL15.4 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
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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
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.
Newlands, Cape Town
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Allan Donald
Player Of The Series
South Africa
Allan Donald
Series resultSouth Africa won the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1321
Match daysday (5-day match)
TV Umpire
Match Referee