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RESULT
1st Test, Gqeberha, December 17 - 21, 2004, England tour of South Africa
337 & 229
(T:142) 425 & 145/3

England won by 7 wickets

Player Of The Match
126 & 94*
andrew-strauss
South Africa 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Details
South Africa 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)c Strauss b Hoggard021000.00
AB de Villiers lbw b Flintoff2847814059.57
Jacques Rudolph c †GO Jones b Flintoff9319225314048.43
Jacques Kallis  b Harmison0714000.00
Boeta Dippenaar c Trescothick b SP Jones11024537211044.89
Zander de Bruyn  b Flintoff623241026.08
Shaun Pollock c Trescothick b Hoggard3152765059.61
Andrew Hall  b Hoggard610111060.00
Thami Tsolekile c Flintoff b Giles22831061026.50
Makhaya Ntini not out 26160033.33
Dale Steyn c Strauss b Giles810100180.00
Extras(lb 13, nb 14, w 4)31
TOTAL110.4 Ov (RR: 3.04, 486 Mts)337
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Graeme Smith, 0.2 ov), 2-63 (AB de Villiers, 16.6 ov), 3-66 (Jacques Kallis, 19.4 ov), 4-178 (Jacques Rudolph, 59.4 ov), 5-192 (Zander de Bruyn, 65.2 ov), 6-253 (Shaun Pollock, 82.3 ov), 7-261 (Andrew Hall, 84.4 ov), 8-324 (Boeta Dippenaar, 107.3 ov), 9-327 (Thami Tsolekile, 108.2 ov), 10-337 (Dale Steyn, 110.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Matthew Hoggard2045632.80945002
0.2 to GC Smith, . 0/1
82.3 to SM Pollock, . 253/6
84.4 to AJ Hall, . 261/7
Steve Harmison2528813.5210711030
19.4 to JH Kallis, . 66/3
Simon Jones1643912.43785003
107.3 to HH Dippenaar, . 324/8
Andrew Flintoff2247233.2710410018
16.6 to AB de Villiers, . 63/2
59.4 to JA Rudolph, . 178/4
65.2 to Z de Bruyn, . 192/5
Ashley Giles27.486922.491306100
108.2 to TL Tsolekile, . 327/9
110.4 to DW Steyn, . 337/10
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick  b Steyn471391894033.81
Andrew Strauss c de Villiers b Pollock12622830117055.26
Mark Butcher c †Tsolekile b Ntini7919327312040.93
Michael Vaughan (c)c Smith b Hall1014201171.42
Graham Thorpe  b Smith429410013.79
Andrew Flintoff c Rudolph b Ntini35701074150.00
Geraint Jones c Dippenaar b Ntini2390066.66
Ashley Giles c Hall b Pollock2639663066.66
Matthew Hoggard c †Tsolekile b Hall056000.00
Simon Jones c & b Steyn2460863040.00
Steve Harmison not out 1516280193.75
Extras(lb 21, nb 35, w 1)57
TOTAL126.5 Ov (RR: 3.35, 567 Mts)425
Fall of wickets: 1-152 (Marcus Trescothick, 42.4 ov), 2-238 (Andrew Strauss, 69.3 ov), 3-249 (Michael Vaughan, 73.5 ov), 4-267 (Graham Thorpe, 83.3 ov), 5-346 (Mark Butcher, 105.5 ov), 6-353 (Andrew Flintoff, 107.1 ov), 7-353 (Geraint Jones, 107.2 ov), 8-358 (Matthew Hoggard, 108.2 ov), 9-394 (Ashley Giles, 121.1 ov), 10-425 (Simon Jones, 126.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock32146121.901677006
69.3 to AJ Strauss, . 238/2
121.1 to AF Giles, . 394/9
Makhaya Ntini2867532.671339011
105.5 to MA Butcher, . 346/5
107.1 to A Flintoff, . 353/6
107.2 to GO Jones, . 353/7
Dale Steyn25.5211724.52112102016
42.4 to ME Trescothick, . 152/1
126.5 to SP Jones, . 425/10
Andrew Hall2219524.318810107
73.5 to MP Vaughan, . 249/3
108.2 to MJ Hoggard, . 358/8
Zander de Bruyn913103.44424005
Graeme Smith1032512.50484000
83.3 to GP Thorpe, . 267/4
South Africa 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers c & b Hoggard1421282066.66
Graeme Smith (c)c SP Jones b Flintoff551051785052.38
Jacques Rudolph c Trescothick b Giles2845434062.22
Jacques Kallis lbw b SP Jones611131679053.98
Boeta Dippenaar  b Giles1026281038.46
Zander de Bruyn c Trescothick b Flintoff1942652045.23
Shaun Pollock c †GO Jones b SP Jones012000.00
Andrew Hall run out (Thorpe/†GO Jones)1751682033.33
Thami Tsolekile  b SP Jones01018000.00
Makhaya Ntini lbw b SP Jones45101080.00
Dale Steyn not out 22800100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 6, w 1, pen 5)19
TOTAL69.1 Ov (RR: 3.31, 312 Mts)229
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (AB de Villiers, 6.3 ov), 2-64 (Jacques Rudolph, 16.1 ov), 3-152 (Graeme Smith, 39.4 ov), 4-168 (Boeta Dippenaar, 46.3 ov), 5-201 (Jacques Kallis, 55.2 ov), 6-201 (Shaun Pollock, 55.3 ov), 7-217 (Zander de Bruyn, 62.3 ov), 8-218 (Thami Tsolekile, 65.5 ov), 9-224 (Makhaya Ntini, 67.5 ov), 10-229 (Andrew Hall, 69.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Matthew Hoggard1223813.16556000
6.3 to AB de Villiers, . 26/1
Steve Harmison1415403.85587001
Ashley Giles1523922.60653000
16.1 to JA Rudolph, . 64/2
46.3 to HH Dippenaar, . 168/4
Andrew Flintoff1524723.13706013
39.4 to GC Smith, . 152/3
62.3 to Z de Bruyn, . 217/7
Simon Jones13.133942.96594002
55.2 to JH Kallis, . 201/5
55.3 to SM Pollock, . 201/6
65.5 to TL Tsolekile, . 218/8
67.5 to M Ntini, . 224/9
England 2nd Innings (T: 142 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick c †Tsolekile b Pollock011000.00
Andrew Strauss not out 9413417312170.14
Mark Butcher c Smith b Ntini0814000.00
Michael Vaughan (c) b Steyn1525502060.00
Graham Thorpe not out 31781052039.74
Extras(lb 3, nb 2)5
TOTAL40.4 Ov (RR: 3.56, 173 Mts)145/3
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Marcus Trescothick, 0.1 ov), 2-11 (Mark Butcher, 3.2 ov), 3-50 (Michael Vaughan, 14.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock1123613.27515001
0.1 to ME Trescothick, . 0/1
Makhaya Ntini6.412413.60304000
3.2 to MA Butcher, . 11/2
Andrew Hall911401.55440001
Dale Steyn612914.83254100
14.6 to MP Vaughan, . 50/3
Graeme Smith803904.87223000
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MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Series
Season2004/05
Player Of The Match
England
Andrew Strauss
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1728
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers
Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn
Umpires
Australia
Darrell Hair
Australia
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
South Africa
Ian Howell
Match Referee
West Indies
Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 17 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 273/7 (Boeta Dippenaar 79*, Thami Tsolekile 6*, 90 ov)
Sat, 18 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 227/1 (Andrew Strauss 120*, Mark Butcher 24*, 66 ov)
Sun, 19 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 99/2 (Graeme Smith 33*, Jacques Kallis 10*, 23 ov)
Mon, 20 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 93/3 (Andrew Strauss 51*, Graham Thorpe 23*, 31 ov)
Tue, 21 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 145/3 (40.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • South Africa 2nd Innings 100 in 110 mins (25.2 overs) 9x4, 0x6
  • South Africa 3rd Wicket p'ship 50 between Smith and Kallis in 61 mins from 88 balls, Smith 24, Kallis 15, Extras 12 - (4x4, 0x6)
  • Smith 50 in 158 mins from 94 balls (4x4, 0x6)
  • South Africa 2nd Innings 150 in 177 mins (39.3 overs) 18x4, 0x6
  • Kallis 50 in 149 mins from 91 balls (8x4, 0x6)
  • South Africa 2nd Innings 200 in 237 mins (54.4 overs) 23x4, 0x6
  • 5 penalty runs awrded for ball hitting the helmet
  • England 2nd Innings 50 in 67 mins (14.5 overs) 7x4, 0x6
  • Strauss 50 in 119 mins from 90 balls (7x4, 0x6)
  • England 2nd Innings 100 in 140 mins (32.1 overs) 11x4, 0x6
  • England 4th Wicket p'ship 50 between Strauss and Thorpe in 72 mins from 104 balls, Strauss 26, Thorpe 23, Extras 1 - (4x4, 0x6)
England Innings
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