result
5th Test, Centurion, Jan 21 - Jan 25 2005, England tour of South Africa
247 & 296/6d
(41.2 ov, target 185)359 & 73/4
Match drawn
player of the match
AB de Villiers
South Africa
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers lbw b Giles9216525815055.76
Herschelle Gibbs c †GO Jones b Flintoff1429403048.28
Jacques Rudolph c Key b Hoggard33831186039.76
Jacques Kallis  b Flintoff823331034.78
Graeme Smith (c)c Trescothick b Flintoff2549853051.02
Mark Boucher c Trescothick b SP Jones2558682043.10
Shaun Pollock  b Flintoff023000.00
Nicky Boje c Thorpe b SP Jones927621033.33
Andrew Hall c Strauss b SP Jones1119422057.89
Makhaya Ntini c Hoggard b SP Jones69121066.67
Andre Nel not out 18100012.50
Extras(lb 1, nb 19, w 3)23
TOTAL(75.3 Ov, RR: 3.27, 368 Mts)247
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Herschelle Gibbs, 8.6 ov), 2-114 (Jacques Rudolph, 33.6 ov), 3-144 (Jacques Kallis, 40.1 ov), 4-187 (AB de Villiers, 53.3 ov), 5-200 (Graeme Smith, 58.4 ov), 6-200 (Shaun Pollock, 58.6 ov), 7-222 (Mark Boucher, 67.3 ov), 8-237 (Nicky Boje, 71.2 ov), 9-245 (Makhaya Ntini, 73.4 ov), 10-247 (Andrew Hall, 75.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Matthew Hoggard1846413.569011006
Steve Harmison1727904.657013010
Andrew Flintoff1964442.32995018
Simon Jones15.334743.03714005
Ashley Giles611212.00271000
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick run out (Boje)2026294076.92
Andrew Strauss c †Boucher b Nel441241915135.48
Rob Key c †Boucher b Pollock18110012.50
Michael Vaughan (c)c Rudolph b Pollock045000.00
Graham Thorpe  b Nel8626933911031.97
Andrew Flintoff c †Boucher b Hall7714420612153.47
Geraint Jones c Smith b Nel5054815392.59
Ashley Giles  b Nel3964956160.94
Matthew Hoggard c Kallis b Nel12439004.17
Simon Jones not out 01730000.00
Steve Harmison lbw b Nel68111075.00
Extras(b 1, lb 22, nb 4, w 8)35
TOTAL(123 Ov, RR: 2.91, 526 Mts)359
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Marcus Trescothick, 7.6 ov), 2-29 (Rob Key, 10.2 ov), 3-29 (Michael Vaughan, 10.6 ov), 4-114 (Andrew Strauss, 44.6 ov), 5-255 (Graham Thorpe, 94.4 ov), 6-257 (Andrew Flintoff, 95.4 ov), 7-335 (Geraint Jones, 112.3 ov), 8-351 (Ashley Giles, 116.4 ov), 9-352 (Matthew Hoggard, 120.4 ov), 10-359 (Steve Harmison, 122.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock21113021.431134000
Makhaya Ntini2889203.2913014120
Andre Nel2978162.791409121
Andrew Hall1635813.637610102
Nicky Boje1975903.11936300
Jacques Kallis20502.5090000
Graeme Smith821101.38421001
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers c Hoggard b SP Jones10916927611164.50
Herschelle Gibbs c †GO Jones b Flintoff418241022.22
Andrew Hall  b Flintoff919261047.37
Jacques Kallis not out 13621727716162.67
Graeme Smith (c)c sub (PD Collingwood) b Harmison37180042.86
Jacques Rudolph  b Harmison28160025.00
Mark Boucher c Trescothick b Hoggard68160075.00
Extras(b 2, lb 14, nb 9, w 2)27
TOTAL(73 Ov, RR: 4.05, 327 Mts)296/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Herschelle Gibbs, 5.4 ov), 2-29 (Andrew Hall, 11.2 ov), 3-256 (AB de Villiers, 64.1 ov), 4-267 (Graeme Smith, 67.4 ov), 5-277 (Jacques Rudolph, 69.6 ov), 6-296 (Mark Boucher, 72.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Matthew Hoggard1425113.64595100
Andrew Flintoff1324623.54607013
Ashley Giles1115004.55374100
Simon Jones1927413.89736014
Steve Harmison1625923.69667001
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 185 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick  b Ntini743670016.28
Andrew Strauss c Kallis b Ntini026000.00
Rob Key lbw b Pollock934411026.47
Michael Vaughan (c)not out 26861303030.23
Graham Thorpe c Gibbs b Ntini856701014.29
Andrew Flintoff not out 1429413048.28
Extras(lb 7, nb 2)9
TOTAL(41.2 Ov, RR: 1.76, 178 Mts)73/4
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Andrew Strauss, 1.2 ov), 2-16 (Rob Key, 11.1 ov), 3-20 (Marcus Trescothick, 14.6 ov), 4-45 (Graham Thorpe, 31.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andre Nel1252402.00643000
Makhaya Ntini1161231.09601000
Shaun Pollock73911.29381001
Graeme Smith31802.67141000
Andrew Hall5.22901.69302001
Nicky Boje11000.0060000
Jacques Kallis20402.00100000
MATCH DETAILS
SuperSport Park, Centurion
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season2004/05
Player Of The Match
AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers
Player Of The Series
Andrew Strauss
Andrew Strauss
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTEST No. 1736
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Karl Hurter
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 21 Jan - day 1
Sat, 22 Jan - day 2 -South Africa 1st innings 247/9 (Andrew Hall 11*, Andre Nel 1*, 75.1 ov)
Sun, 23 Jan - day 3 -England 1st innings 114/4 (Graham Thorpe 32*, Andrew Flintoff 0*, 46 ov)
Mon, 24 Jan - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 59/2 (AB de Villiers 20*, Jacques Kallis 19*, 19 ov)
Tue, 25 Jan - day 5 -England 2nd innings 73/4 (41.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • 4th Umpire - SB Lambson
Day 2
  • South Africa 1st Innings:
  • South Africa 50 runs, 64 mins, 85 balls, 10x4
  • 50 P/S (de Villiers - 24, Rudolph - 20, Extras -6) 74 mins, 95 balls, 7x4
  • de Villiers 50 runs, 131 mins, 81 balls, 8x4
  • South Africa 100 runs, 137 mins, 183 balls, 16x4
  • South Africa 150 runs, 200 mins, 264 balls, 23x4
  • South Africa 200 runs, 277 mins, 367 balls, 8x4
Day 3
  • England 1st Innings:
  • England 50 runs, 107 mins, 141 balls, 6x4, 1x6
  • 50 P/S (Thorpe 15, Strauss 24, Extras 11) 95 mins, 140 balls, 3x4, 1x6
  • England 100 runs, 187 mins, 259 balls, 10x4, 1x6
  • Thorpe 50 runs, 206 mis, 157 balls, 6x4
Day 4
  • England 150 runs, 263 mins, 364 balls, 17x4, 1x6
  • 50 P/S (Thorpe 28, Flintoff 14, Extras 8) 89 mins, 132 balls, 6x4
  • England 200 runs, 348 mins, 517 balls, 24x4, 1x6
  • 100 P/S (Thorpe 47, Flintoff 44, Extras 9) 164 mins, 254 balls, 15x4
  • Flintoff 50 runs, 170 mins, 123 balls, 9x4
  • England 250 runs, 385 mins, 566 balls, 32x4, 2x6
  • England 300, 440 minutes, 631 balls, 38x4 3x6
  • 50 partnership (G Jones 26, Giles 22) 47 minutes, 60 balls, 7x4, 2x6
  • Jones 50 runs, 80 mins, 52 balls, 5x4, 3x6
  • England 350 runs, 488 mins, 702 balls, 43 x 4, 6x6
  • SA 2nd Innings:
  • SA 50 runs, 75 mins, 104 balls, 7x4, 1x6
Day 5
  • 50 P/S (de Villiers 17, Kallis 29, Extras 4) 54 mins, 81 balls, 6x4, 1x6
  • South Africa 100 runs, 126 mins, 179 balls, 13x4, 1x6
  • Kallis 50 runs, 102 mins, 81 balls, 8x4, 1x6
  • 100 P/S (de Villiers 34.allis 60, Extras 8) 106 mins, 151 balls, 11x4, 2x6
  • de Villiers 50 runs, 167 mins, 100 balls, 5x4, 1x6
  • SA 150 runs, 171 mins, 238 balls, 17x4, 2x6
  • 150 P/S (de Villiers 58, Kallis 83, Extras 10) 156 mins, 225 balls, 14x4, 2x6
  • SA 200 runs, 225 mins, 320 balls, 19x4, 2x6
  • Kallis 100 runs, 193 mins, 164 balls, 12x4, 1x6
  • 200 P/S (de Villiers 83, Kallis 102, Extras 16) 196 mins, 282 balls, 19x4, 2x6
  • SA 250 runs, 271 mins, 386 balls, 25x4, 2x6
  • England 2nd Innings:
  • England 50 runs, 149 mins, 207 balls, 5x4
  • Man of the Match: AB de Villiers
  • Man of the Series: AJ Strauss