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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 Flow
Info
South Africa 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Strauss b Hoggard021000.00
lbw b Flintoff2847814059.57
c †GO Jones b Flintoff9319225314048.43
b Harmison0714000.00
c Trescothick b SP Jones11024537211044.89
b Flintoff623241026.08
c Trescothick b Hoggard3152765059.61
b Hoggard610111060.00
c Flintoff b Giles22831061026.50
not out 26160033.33
c Strauss b Giles810100180.00
Extras(lb 13, nb 14, w 4)31
TOTAL110.4 Ov (RR: 3.04, 486 Mins)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
2045632.80945002
0.2 to GC Smith, . 0/1
82.3 to SM Pollock, . 253/6
84.4 to AJ Hall, . 261/7
2528813.5210711030
19.4 to JH Kallis, . 66/3
1643912.43785003
107.3 to HH Dippenaar, . 324/8
2247233.2710410018
16.6 to AB de Villiers, . 63/2
59.4 to JA Rudolph, . 178/4
65.2 to Z de Bruyn, . 192/5
27.486922.491306100
108.2 to TL Tsolekile, . 327/9
110.4 to DW Steyn, . 337/10
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Steyn471391894033.81
c de Villiers b Pollock12622830117055.26
c †Tsolekile b Ntini7919327312040.93
c Smith b Hall1014201171.42
b Smith429410013.79
c Rudolph b Ntini35701074150.00
c Dippenaar b Ntini2390066.66
c Hall b Pollock2639663066.66
c †Tsolekile b Hall056000.00
c & b Steyn2460863040.00
not out 1516280193.75
Extras(lb 21, nb 35, w 1)57
TOTAL126.5 Ov (RR: 3.35, 567 Mins)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
32146121.901677006
69.3 to AJ Strauss, . 238/2
121.1 to AF Giles, . 394/9
2867532.671339011
105.5 to MA Butcher, . 346/5
107.1 to A Flintoff, . 353/6
107.2 to GO Jones, . 353/7
25.5211724.52112102016
42.4 to ME Trescothick, . 152/1
126.5 to SP Jones, . 425/10
2219524.318810107
73.5 to MP Vaughan, . 249/3
108.2 to MJ Hoggard, . 358/8
913103.44424005
1032512.50484000
83.3 to GP Thorpe, . 267/4
South Africa 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c & b Hoggard1421282066.66
c SP Jones b Flintoff551051785052.38
c Trescothick b Giles2845434062.22
lbw b SP Jones611131679053.98
b Giles1026281038.46
c Trescothick b Flintoff1942652045.23
c †GO Jones b SP Jones012000.00
run out (Thorpe/†GO Jones)1751682033.33
b SP Jones01018000.00
lbw b SP Jones45101080.00
not out 22800100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 6, w 1, pen 5)19
TOTAL69.1 Ov (RR: 3.31, 312 Mins)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
1223813.16556000
6.3 to AB de Villiers, . 26/1
1415403.85587001
1523922.60653000
16.1 to JA Rudolph, . 64/2
46.3 to HH Dippenaar, . 168/4
1524723.13706013
39.4 to GC Smith, . 152/3
62.3 to Z de Bruyn, . 217/7
13.133942.96594002
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
c †Tsolekile b Pollock011000.00
not out 9413417312170.14
c Smith b Ntini0814000.00
b Steyn1525502060.00
not out 31781052039.74
Extras(lb 3, nb 2)5
TOTAL40.4 Ov (RR: 3.56, 173 Mins)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
1123613.27515001
0.1 to ME Trescothick, . 0/1
6.412413.60304000
3.2 to MA Butcher, . 11/2
911401.55440001
612914.83254100
14.6 to MP Vaughan, . 50/3
803904.87223000
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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 FLOW
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)
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Series
Season2004/05
Player Of The Match
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1728
Match daysday (5-day match)
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