result
1st Test, Durban, Dec 26 - Dec 30 2015, England tour of South Africa
303 & 326
(71 ov, target 416)214 & 174
England won by 241 runs
player of the match
Moeen Ali
England
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Alastair Cook (c)c Elgar b Steyn01111000.00
Alex Hales c †de Villiers b Steyn1022300045.45
Nick Compton c †de Villiers b Morkel852363838036.02
Joe Root lbw b Piedt2437552164.86
James Taylor c †de Villiers b Steyn701372039151.09
Ben Stokes c Duminy b Morkel2134374061.76
Jonny Bairstow c Elgar b Abbott4156996073.21
Moeen Ali c †de Villiers b Morkel0411000.00
Chris Woakes lbw b Morkel012000.00
Stuart Broad not out 3233635096.97
Steven Finn lbw b Steyn1233461036.36
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 3, w 1)8
TOTAL(100.1 Ov, RR: 3.02, 475 Mts)303
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Alastair Cook, 2.5 ov), 2-12 (Alex Hales, 6.5 ov), 3-49 (Joe Root, 18.1 ov), 4-174 (James Taylor, 63.3 ov), 5-196 (Ben Stokes, 71.3 ov), 6-247 (Nick Compton, 85.5 ov), 7-253 (Moeen Ali, 87.3 ov), 8-253 (Chris Woakes, 87.4 ov), 9-267 (Jonny Bairstow, 90.4 ov), 10-303 (Steven Finn, 100.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn25.157042.7811810000
Kyle Abbott2446612.751167101
Morne Morkel2657642.921158012
Dane Piedt1626313.94649000
Stiaan van Zyl21201.00100000
Dean Elgar722203.14301100
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Stiaan van Zyl  b Broad021000.00
Dean Elgar not out 1182463868147.97
Hashim Amla (c)c †Bairstow b Broad724311029.17
AB de Villiers c †Bairstow b Broad49791237162.03
Faf du Plessis  b Ali219340010.53
Temba Bavuma  b Broad1035531028.57
Jean-Paul Duminy c Stokes b Ali215260013.33
Kyle Abbott c Taylor b Ali0610000.00
Dale Steyn c Woakes b Ali1752802032.69
Dane Piedt c †Bairstow b Finn19150011.11
Morne Morkel c Root b Finn033000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, w 1)8
TOTAL(81.4 Ov, RR: 2.62, 386 Mts)214
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Stiaan van Zyl, 0.2 ov), 2-14 (Hashim Amla, 6.3 ov), 3-100 (AB de Villiers, 32.4 ov), 4-113 (Faf du Plessis, 39.6 ov), 5-137 (Temba Bavuma, 52.2 ov), 6-150 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 57.3 ov), 7-156 (Kyle Abbott, 59.3 ov), 8-210 (Dale Steyn, 77.6 ov), 9-214 (Dane Piedt, 81.1 ov), 10-214 (Morne Morkel, 81.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Stuart Broad1562541.67783000
Chris Woakes1412802.00662000
Moeen Ali2536942.761123200
Steven Finn15.414923.13758000
Ben Stokes912502.78413010
Joe Root311103.67120000
England 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Alastair Cook (c)lbw b Piedt727381025.93
Alex Hales c Abbott b Piedt26841091130.95
Nick Compton c †de Villiers b Morkel491161715042.24
Joe Root c van Zyl b Abbott731281925157.03
James Taylor st †de Villiers b Piedt42971343043.30
Ben Stokes c Elgar b Piedt514121035.71
Jonny Bairstow c Duminy b van Zyl797612893103.95
Moeen Ali lbw b Piedt1627442059.26
Chris Woakes c Duminy b van Zyl2338383060.53
Stuart Broad c †de Villiers b van Zyl023000.00
Steven Finn not out 0410000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 3)6
TOTAL(102.1 Ov, RR: 3.19, 444 Mts)326
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Alastair Cook, 9.2 ov), 2-48 (Alex Hales, 25.3 ov), 3-119 (Nick Compton, 48.6 ov), 4-192 (Joe Root, 70.4 ov), 5-197 (Ben Stokes, 73.6 ov), 6-224 (James Taylor, 79.6 ov), 7-272 (Moeen Ali, 89.6 ov), 8-315 (Chris Woakes, 100.2 ov), 9-315 (Stuart Broad, 100.4 ov), 10-326 (Jonny Bairstow, 102.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn3.501002.61181000
Morne Morkel20.353811.851086000
Kyle Abbott21.436212.861039000
Dane Piedt36415354.2513010400
Dean Elgar903203.56311100
Stiaan van Zyl10.132031.97472000
Jean-Paul Duminy10505.0041000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 416 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar c Root b Finn4071996056.34
Stiaan van Zyl  b Stokes3336516091.67
Hashim Amla (c)c †Bairstow b Finn1223362052.17
AB de Villiers lbw b Ali37861226043.02
Faf du Plessis c Cook b Finn9661031013.64
Dale Steyn  b Finn22129009.52
Temba Bavuma st †Bairstow b Ali068000.00
Jean-Paul Duminy not out 2659905044.07
Kyle Abbott lbw b Ali211110018.18
Dane Piedt c Taylor b Woakes02736000.00
Morne Morkel lbw b Broad820282040.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3)5
TOTAL(71 Ov, RR: 2.45, 311 Mts)174
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Stiaan van Zyl, 10.5 ov), 2-85 (Hashim Amla, 20.2 ov), 3-88 (Dean Elgar, 22.4 ov), 4-136 (Faf du Plessis, 46.3 ov), 5-136 (AB de Villiers, 47.3 ov), 6-136 (Temba Bavuma, 49.3 ov), 7-138 (Dale Steyn, 52.3 ov), 8-143 (Kyle Abbott, 55.3 ov), 9-155 (Dane Piedt, 63.6 ov), 10-174 (Morne Morkel, 70.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Stuart Broad1352912.23655000
Chris Woakes1052512.50504000
Steven Finn1564242.80748000
Ben Stokes712613.71345000
Moeen Ali2694731.811306000
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTEST No. 2196
Hours of play (local time)10am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00; Friday: Lunch 12.30-13.30; Tea: 15.30-16.00; Close: 18:00
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2015 - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Alex Hales
Alex Hales
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Rod Tucker
TV Umpire
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Bruce Oxenford
Reserve Umpire
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Johan Cloete
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Dec - day 1 -England 1st innings 179/4 (Nick Compton 63*, Ben Stokes 5*, 65.1 ov)
Sun, 27 Dec - day 2 -South Africa 1st innings 137/4 (Dean Elgar 67*, Temba Bavuma 10*, 52 ov)
Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 -England 2nd innings 172/3 (Joe Root 60*, James Taylor 24*, 64 ov)
Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 136/4 (AB de Villiers 37*, Dale Steyn 0*, 47 ov)
Wed, 30 Dec - day 5 -South Africa 2nd innings 174/10 (71 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • Rain: England - 12/1 in 6.1 overs (AD Hales 10, NRD Compton 1)
  • Lunch: England - 12/1 in 6.1 overs (AD Hales 10, NRD Compton 1)
  • Over 18.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • England: 50 runs in 18.3 overs (113 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: England - 55/3 in 21.0 overs (NRD Compton 12, JWA Taylor 6)
  • Rain: England - 55/3 in 21.0 overs (NRD Compton 12, JWA Taylor 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (NRD Compton 19, JWA Taylor 28, Ex 3)
  • England: 100 runs in 36.1 overs (220 balls), Extras 6
  • Tea: England - 121/3 in 40.0 overs (NRD Compton 40, JWA Taylor 41)
  • JWA Taylor: 50 off 87 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 142/3 in 53.0 overs (NRD Compton 46, JWA Taylor 55)
  • NRD Compton: 50 off 145 balls (3 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 55.4 overs (337 balls), Extras 7
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 226 balls (NRD Compton 38, JWA Taylor 61, Ex 4)
  • Bad Light: England - 179/4 in 65.1 overs (NRD Compton 63, BA Stokes 5)
  • End Of Day: England - 179/4 in 65.1 overs (NRD Compton 63, BA Stokes 5)
Day 2
  • England: 200 runs in 73.2 overs (443 balls), Extras 7
  • Reviews used before 80 overs: England 1 (0 successful, 1 unsuccessful); South Africa 2 (0 successful, 0 unsuccessful)
  • New ball taken at 80.0 overs
  • Drinks: England - 232/5 in 82.0 overs (NRD Compton 76, JM Bairstow 24)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (NRD Compton 21, JM Bairstow 29, Ex 0)
  • England: 250 runs in 86.4 overs (523 balls), Extras 7
  • Over 87.4: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - CR Woakes (Struck down)
  • England: 300 runs in 98.5 overs (596 balls), Extras 8
  • Over 99.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - ST Finn (Struck down)
  • Lunch: England - 303/10 in 100.1 overs (SCJ Broad 32)
  • Over 100.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - ST Finn (Struck down)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 27/2 in 10.0 overs (D Elgar 16, AB de Villiers 4)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.1 overs (103 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: South Africa - 55/2 in 19.0 overs (D Elgar 22, AB de Villiers 26)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 99 balls (D Elgar 23, AB de Villiers 28, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 95/2 in 30.0 overs (D Elgar 41, AB de Villiers 47)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 31.5 overs (191 balls), Extras 0
  • D Elgar: 50 off 93 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 108/3 in 35.0 overs (D Elgar 50, F du Plessis 2)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 137/4 in 52.0 overs (D Elgar 67, T Bavuma 10)
Day 3
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 57.1 overs (343 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 59.3: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - KJ Abbott (Upheld)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 178/7 in 68.0 overs (D Elgar 97, DW Steyn 3)
  • D Elgar: 100 off 211 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 73.6 overs (444 balls), Extras 8
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 74.5 overs (449 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 75.6: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - DW Steyn (Struck down)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (D Elgar 31, DW Steyn 16, Ex 4)
  • Reviews used before 80 overs: England 1 (1 successful, 1 unsuccessful); South Africa 2 (0 successful, 0 unsuccessful)
  • New Ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 214/10 in 81.4 overs (D Elgar 118)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 214/10 in 81.4 overs (D Elgar 118)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Drinks: England - 28/1 in 16.0 overs (AD Hales 15, NRD Compton 6)
  • Over 20.3: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - NRD Compton (Struck down)
  • England: 50 runs in 26.3 overs (159 balls), Extras 4
  • Tea: England - 58/2 in 29.0 overs (NRD Compton 15, JE Root 6)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (NRD Compton 22, JE Root 28, Ex 0)
  • Over 39.4: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - NRD Compton (Upheld)
  • England: 100 runs in 40.3 overs (243 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: England - 111/2 in 47.0 overs (NRD Compton 44, JE Root 30)
  • England: 150 runs in 56.3 overs (339 balls), Extras 6
  • JE Root: 50 off 96 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (JE Root 27, JWA Taylor 24, Ex 2)
  • End Of Day: England - 172/3 in 64.0 overs (JE Root 60, JWA Taylor 24)
Day 4
  • England: 200 runs in 74.2 overs (446 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: England - 217/5 in 79.0 overs (JWA Taylor 41, JM Bairstow 10)
  • Reviews used before 80 overs: England 2 (1 successful, 0 unsuccessful); South Africa 1 (0 successful, 1 unsuccessful)
  • Over 82.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - JM Bairstow (Struck down)
  • England: 250 runs in 86.2 overs (518 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 89.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - MM Ali (Upheld)
  • Lunch: England - 275/7 in 91.0 overs (JM Bairstow 49, CR Woakes 2)
  • JM Bairstow: 50 off 50 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • England: 300 runs in 98.2 overs (590 balls), Extras 6
  • Innings Break: England - 326/10 in 102.1 overs (ST Finn 0)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (58 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (D Elgar 15, S van Zyl 33, Ex 2)
  • Tea: South Africa - 65/1 in 13.0 overs (D Elgar 26, HM Amla 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 26.4 overs (160 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 113/3 in 31.0 overs (AB de Villiers 24, F du Plessis 2)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 136/4 in 47.0 overs (AB de Villiers 37, DW Steyn 0)
Day 5
  • Over 47.3: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - AB de Villiers (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 58.4 overs (352 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 155/8 in 62.0 overs (JP Duminy 15, DL Piedt 0)
  • Over 70.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - M Morkel (Struck down)