result
1st Test, Port Elizabeth, Dec 17 - 21 2004, England tour of South Africa
337 & 229
(40.4 ov, target 142)425 & 145/3
England won by 7 wickets
player of the match
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
TOTAL(110.4 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
Steve Harmison2528813.5210711030
Simon Jones1643912.43785003
Andrew Flintoff2247233.2710410018
Ashley Giles27.486922.491306100
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
TOTAL(126.5 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
Makhaya Ntini2867532.671339011
Dale Steyn25.5211724.52112102016
Andrew Hall2219524.318810107
Zander de Bruyn913103.44424005
Graeme Smith1032512.50484000
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
TOTAL(69.1 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
Steve Harmison1415403.85587001
Ashley Giles1523922.60653000
Andrew Flintoff1524723.13706013
Simon Jones13.133942.96594002
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 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
TOTAL(40.4 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
Makhaya Ntini6.412413.60304000
Andrew Hall911401.55440001
Dale Steyn612914.83254100
Graeme Smith803904.87223000
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season2004/05
Player Of The Match
Andrew Strauss
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
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Darrell Hair
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Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
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Ian Howell
Match Referee
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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
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • South Africa 50 in 58 mins (12.2overs) 8x4, 0x6
  • 2nd Wicket partnership - 50 between de Villiers and Rudolph in 55 mins from 74 balls, de Villiers 24, Rudolph 22, Extras 4 - (8x4, 0x6)
  • Rudolph 50 in 131 mins from 89 balls (8x4, 0x6)
  • South Africa 100 in 138 mins (19.4overs) 12x4, 0x6
  • South Africa 4th Wicket p'ship 50 between Rudolph and Dippenaar in 59 mins from 87 balls, Rudolph 24, Dippenaar 23, Extras 3 - (5x4, 0x6)
  • South Africa 1st Innings 150 in 229 mins (52.1 overs) 18x4, 0x6
  • South Africa 4th Wicket p'ship 100 between Rudolph and Dippenaar in 147 mins from 225 balls, Rudolph 56, Dippenaar 41, Extras 5 - (11x4, 0x6)
  • Dippenaar 50 in 190 mins from 130 balls (5x4, 0x6)
  • South Africa 1st Innings 200 in 290 mins (67.2 overs) 25x4, 0x6
  • New Ball taken in South Africa 1st Innings at over 80.2
  • South Africa 6th Wicket p'ship 50 between Dippenaar and Pollock in 53 mins from 73 balls, Dippenaar 19, Pollock 26, Extras 5 - (6x4, 0x6)
  • South Africa 1st Innings 250 in 352 mins (81.2 overs) 31x4, 0x6
Day 2
  • South Africa 1st Innings 300 in 437 mins (100.1 overs) 34x4, 0x6
  • South Africa 8th Wicket p'ship 50 between Dippenaar and Tsolekile in 81 mins from 115 balls, Dippenaar 29, Tsolekile 16, Extras 6 - (4x4, 0x6)
  • Dippenaar 100 in 353 mins from 228 balls (11x4, 0x6)
  • England 1st Innings 50 in 72 mins (16.3 overs) 7x4, 0x6
  • Strauss 50 in 116 mins from 74 balls (8x4, 0x6)
  • England 1st Wicket p'ship 50 between Trescothick and Strauss in 72 mins from 108 balls, Trescothick 14, Strauss 25, Extras 13 - (7x4, 0x6)
  • England 1st Innings 100 in 125 mins (27.5 overs) 12x4, 0x6
  • England 1st Wicket p'ship 100 between Trescothick and Strauss in 125 mins from 180 balls, Trescothick 30, Strauss 52, Extras 18 - (12x4, 0x6)
  • England 1st Innings 150 in 183 mins (40.6 overs) 14x4, 0x6
  • England 1st Wicket p'ship 150 between Trescothick and Strauss in 183 mins from 266 balls, Trescothick 47, Strauss 76, Extras 28 - (14x4, 0x6)
  • Strauss joins a list of players who made 100 debuts in their home and away matches
  • Strauss 100 in 261 mins from 194 balls (13x4, 0x6)
  • England 1st Innings 200 in 270 mins (60.6 overs) 18x4, 0x6
  • England 2nd Wicket p'ship 50 between Strauss and Butcher in 81 mins from 117 balls, Strauss 31, Butcher 14, Extras 5 - (4x4, 0x6)
Day 3
  • England 1st Innings 250 in 329 mins (74.0 overs) 24x4, 1x6
  • New ball taken after 86 overs
  • Butcher 50 in 218 mins from 146 balls (7x4, 0x6)
  • England 1st Innings 300 in 412 mins (93.3 overs) 31x4, 2x6
  • England 5th Wicket p'ship 50 between Butcher and Flintoff in 63 mins from 88 balls, Butcher 24, Flintoff 23, Extras 4 - (6x4, 1x6)
  • England 1st Innings 350 in 471 mins (106.3 overs) 38x4, 2x6
  • South Africa 2nd Innings 50 in 48 mins (10.3 overs) 7x4, 0x6
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)