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England vs South Africa, 4th Test at Manchester, , Aug 04 2017 - Full Scorecard

4th Test, Manchester, August 04 - 07, 2017, South Africa tour of England
362 & 243
(T:380) 226 & 202

England won by 177 runs

England 1st Innings
South Africa 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
Match Flow
England 1st Innings 
c †de Kock b Maharaj461031506044.66
c †de Kock b Olivier1737503045.94
c †de Kock b Rabada29881115032.95
lbw b Olivier521011356051.48
c du Plessis b Morkel1844762040.90
b Rabada58961438060.41
lbw b Maharaj9914519214168.27
c Bavuma b Rabada410251040.00
c du Plessis b Rabada14121930116.66
b Morkel73810233.33
not out 415451026.66
Extras(b 6, lb 6, nb 2)14
TOTAL108.4 Ov (RR: 3.33)362
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Keaton Jennings, 12.1 ov), 2-92 (Alastair Cook, 36.3 ov), 3-92 (Tom Westley, 39.3 ov), 4-144 (Dawid Malan, 55.6 ov), 5-187 (Joe Root, 67.1 ov), 6-252 (Ben Stokes, 88.6 ov), 7-271 (Toby Roland-Jones, 94.2 ov), 8-303 (Moeen Ali, 98.2 ov), 9-312 (Stuart Broad, 99.3 ov), 10-362 (Jonny Bairstow, 108.4 ov)
55.6 to DJ Malan, chases a wide one and the edge is taken at second slip! The change of angle works for Morkel, round the wicket in the previous over, over in this one... and it's all over for Malan, after another somewhat flimsy innings. 144/4
99.3 to SCJ Broad, success for Morkel! He's worked so hard for this, his second wicket, when he might have had six. Full and straight, Broad lines up a loose drive, plays all round it, and loses his off stump. 312/9
39.3 to T Westley, what a catch from de Kock! A stunning dive, full to his right, to snaffle a thick edge in his outstretched glove. Bob Taylor would no doubt have walked across to grab that one, but a dramatic interception nonetheless, to cut off a promising innings. Good line and length from Rabada, just straightening and lifting off the seam. 92/3
88.6 to BA Stokes, bullseye! Rabada silences Old Trafford with a searing yorker...! He screams at the sky, Stokes widens his eyes in appreciation of the ball that has just demolished his stumps... What an intervention, in the penultimate over of the day! Full, fast and thundering into the bottom of middle and off as Stokes tried to get his bat down in vain. 252/6
94.2 to TS Roland-Jones, oops, too much confidence from the tailender, and another expansive drive skews into the hands of Bavuma at cover, who has to search for the ball initially but sights it comfortably in the end. Still, the nightwatchman did his job up to a point ... much as a chocolate tea-pot tends to hold at least one serviceable cuppa. 271/7
98.2 to MM Ali, edged and gone, a lifter from Rabada, Moeen doesn't quite get into line as the ball nips off the seam on the angle, and a good tumbling catch from du Plessis at second slip. 303/8
12.1 to KK Jennings, there it is! The edge finally comes, another good length delivery, Jennings is half-forward without conviction, a standard snick and into the keeper's gloves.. 35/1
67.1 to JE Root, given lbw! Root calls for the review. He came across and down the pitch, but this looks very straight. No bat involved. Hit in line and taking leg stump. So that drop didn't cost South Africa too many. 187/5
36.3 to AN Cook, onto the front foot, a loose drive as the ball hangs in the breeze and goes on with the arm, and that's a thin edge to the keeper! Cook pauses for the verdict but doesn't review. No doubts there. A surprise breakthrough against England's most obdurate presence, but a hugely timely one!. 92/2
108.4 to JM Bairstow, goes for the sweep, slides on to hit the pad - and Kumar Dharmasena gives it! Groans reverberate around the ground but Bairstow reviews, was he outside the line? No, Hawk-Eye has it umpire's call, by the slenderest margin! Struck on the front pad and there was just a scrap of leather in line with off stump, which means Bairstow has to go. 362/10
South Africa 1st Innings 
lbw b Anderson034000.00
c Stokes b Ali24761263031.57
c †Bairstow b Roland-Jones3035474085.71
b Anderson46931224049.46
b Anderson2739504069.23
c †Bairstow b Broad2466873036.36
c Root b Anderson1121262052.38
lbw b Ali1326321150.00
c Stokes b Broad2328525082.14
not out 2035423057.14
c †Bairstow b Broad412171033.33
Extras(b 3, nb 1)4
TOTAL72.1 Ov (RR: 3.13)226
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Dean Elgar, 0.3 ov), 2-47 (Hashim Amla, 11.3 ov), 3-84 (Heino Kuhn, 27.3 ov), 4-131 (Temba Bavuma, 40.4 ov), 5-132 (Faf du Plessis, 40.6 ov), 6-146 (Theunis de Bruyn, 48.3 ov), 7-167 (Keshav Maharaj, 55.6 ov), 8-189 (Quinton de Kock, 62.1 ov), 9-220 (Kagiso Rabada, 68.3 ov), 10-226 (Duanne Olivier, 72.1 ov)
0.3 to D Elgar, pinned on the front pad, up goes the finger! Anderson has a wicket, he's keeping his end up for England...! That looked pretty hook, line and sinker, straightening on leg stump and Elgar doesn't bother to review. SA's opening stand lasts just three balls this time, as Old Trafford basks in immediate success for its man. 2/1
40.4 to T Bavuma, left alone and bowled! Another South Africa batsman regrets not playing a shot. The previous ball was the warning, and again this one shades back in at Bavuma. It's a fraction fuller this time which means it doesn't sail over the stumps, instead it clips the top of off stump. 131/4
40.6 to F du Plessis, and another! Anderson from the Anderson End. This time it's a length ball, du Plessis plays forward and gets a thick inside edge into the stumps. Anderson's home crowd go wild. The game swings hugely in the space of three balls. 132/5
48.3 to TB de Bruyn, and another, edged to second slip! He's having quite a spell. A good length ball outside off, straightens a little, de Bruyn driving off the front foot and Root snaffles it at waist height. 146/6
62.1 to Q de Kock, takes the edge, Bairstow grabs this one! Huge celebrations among the England players, that's the big wicket, de Kock the last recognised batsman... Excellent ball from Broad, on a length, got him pushing forwards and a fast nick was gobbled up by the keeper diving to his left. 189/8
68.3 to K Rabada, edged and snaffled, another Stokes blinder at gully! One last moment to celebrate for the crowd as Broad nixes a tricky little partnership... Thick-edged low to the left of Stokes and he pulls out a catch reminiscent of Trent Bridge 2015, almost a mirror image, going the other way as he sticks out a hand and claws it in just above the turf!. 220/9
72.1 to D Olivier, short, slapped, high, high in the air, a spiralling top-edge over the cordon, Bairstow gives chase, ushers his team-mates out of the way, and wraps up the innings for England!. 226/10
11.3 to HM Amla, oh good grief, TRJ makes it three in three against Amla, with the softest dismissal of his career! A leg-stump long-hop, another attempted glide, but he undercooks it, steers a thin tickle off the face of the bat, and Bairstow flings the ball in the air with glee!. 47/2
27.3 to HG Kuhn, flighted, draws him forward, Kuhn nicks a low catch to slip! Drama off every ball in this over and Moeen now has a wicket! Stokes grasped it low, his knuckles grazing the grass, Kuhn was happy to walk straight off and although the umpires converge for a chat, he's sent on his way. No doubt about that one, on second viewing, straight in as he closed the hands around the ball. 84/3
55.6 to KA Maharaj, gottim, trapped in front! No review from Maharaj as he plays back when he should be forwards, that looked to be zeroing in on off... Moeen gets his revenge for that bit of tap earlier in the over, fizzing on with the arm, Maharaj playing the wrong line and practically slinking off even before the finger was raised, though he then makes a token show of chatting to his partner before having his instincts confirmed. 167/7
England 2nd Innings 
c de Bruyn b Morkel1019262052.63
c Amla b Rabada18631063028.57
c sub (AK Markram) b Morkel918222050.00
b Olivier491061406046.22
c de Bruyn b Maharaj615200040.00
c du Plessis b Olivier2354855042.59
c Rabada b Olivier1030432033.33
not out 75669593113.63
c Maharaj b Rabada1130492036.66
c de Bruyn b Morkel510151050.00
c de Bruyn b Morkel2580040.00
Extras(b 9, lb 13, nb 1, w 2)25
TOTAL69.1 Ov (RR: 3.51)243
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Alastair Cook, 6.1 ov), 2-30 (Tom Westley, 10.6 ov), 3-55 (Keaton Jennings, 24.2 ov), 4-72 (Dawid Malan, 29.3 ov), 5-129 (Joe Root, 42.5 ov), 6-134 (Ben Stokes, 48.3 ov), 7-153 (Jonny Bairstow, 52.6 ov), 8-211 (Toby Roland-Jones, 64.4 ov), 9-237 (Stuart Broad, 67.4 ov), 10-243 (James Anderson, 69.1 ov)
6.1 to AN Cook, driven and gone! Cook lines up the drive, away from his body, finds a thick edge and de Bruyn in the gully cleans up! Reward for Morkel, who has been brilliant all Test, and just a hint of an opening for South Africa. 16/1
10.6 to T Westley, edged to gully! Is this the innings for Morkel? Goes full outside off, brings the drive from Westley, he slices across the ball a little and it's safely taken at waist height. 30/2
67.4 to SCJ Broad, Broad gives himself room, has a swing, connects sweetly but the bat turns in his hands, and skews the ball straight to de Bruyn at point. No messing about this morning!. 237/9
69.1 to JM Anderson, pushed onto the back foot, Anderson flinches his hands up in defence of his ribs, and short leg does the rest. Well done Morne, he's deserved his wickets in this innings. 243/10
24.2 to KK Jennings, that is poor, poor, poor from Jennings. Shorter, but not as wide as he thought, and an attempted cramped cut fizzes, catching-practice style, into the hands of Amla at first slip! The shot of a man who senses the bailiffs are circling for his borrowed time.... 55/3
64.4 to TS Roland-Jones, short ball, TRJ top-edges a pull - and Maharaj takes an excellent running catch to see him off! Rabada ends an aggravating stand with a well-directed bumper, well caught on the dive scurrying back from midwicket. 211/8
29.3 to DJ Malan, bites the rough, leaps into the splice, off the knee-roll, pops into the hands of short leg. An absolute lollipop of a catch, and another strike in a spirited showing from South Africa! Malan struggles to convince once again, and England's dominance is dented a notch. 72/4
42.5 to JE Root, dragged on! A length ball outside off, keeps a little low, Root doesn't get forward and it takes the toe end into the stumps. Second time in the match Olivier gets the England captain. 129/5
48.3 to BA Stokes, gone this time, edges to first slip! A lovely three deliveries from Olivier and it's the third which does the damage. Angled across outside off, Stokes playing forward, late movement again and du Plessis grabs it in his stomach. 134/6
52.6 to JM Bairstow, top-edged into the deep - and taken! Rabada got himself into an awkward position at fine leg but manages to hold on, that's a third wicket for Olivier. Bairstow made 99 in the first innings but this was more of a flake. 153/7
South Africa 2nd Innings (T: 380 runs)
c Cook b Anderson1129471037.93
c †Bairstow b Broad513171038.46
lbw b Ali8315919413152.20
c †Bairstow b Roland-Jones1232381037.50
c †Bairstow b Anderson61851598071.76
c Cook b Ali17110014.28
c Stokes b Ali023000.00
not out 2133432163.63
c Westley b Anderson11518006.66
c Root b Ali013000.00
c Stokes b Ali011000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3)7
TOTAL62.5 Ov (RR: 3.21)202
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Dean Elgar, 3.4 ov), 2-18 (Heino Kuhn, 10.1 ov), 3-40 (Temba Bavuma, 18.6 ov), 4-163 (Hashim Amla, 50.2 ov), 5-173 (Quinton de Kock, 52.4 ov), 6-173 (Theunis de Bruyn, 52.6 ov), 7-183 (Faf du Plessis, 57.1 ov), 8-195 (Kagiso Rabada, 61.6 ov), 9-202 (Morne Morkel, 62.4 ov), 10-202 (Duanne Olivier, 62.5 ov)
10.1 to HG Kuhn, his agony is over! Edges to first slip. Full ball outside off, a poor shot really as he pushes away from his body, and it's a regulation take for Cook. 18/2
57.1 to F du Plessis, swats at a wide one - and nicked to the keeper! Du Plessis walks, Anderson has got South Africa's captain and their last hope of a miracle! Not his best ball of the day by any stretch but Faf swung from the hip, he was a tiny bit late on it and grazed the ball through to Bairstow. The rearguard endeth. 183/7
61.6 to K Rabada, gottim, chipped to cover! Pitched up and Rabada was on his heels, driving the ball in the air and Westley leaps to take it above his head with both hands! Good catch, Old Trafford erupts and England are two away. 195/8
3.4 to D Elgar, what bowling! Elgar edges behind. Another crackerjack delivery. Just short of a good length, angled in at off stump, he has to play, then it straightens off the seam and grazes the outside edge. 10/1
18.6 to T Bavuma, strikes with the last ball of the session! An appeal for caught behind! Not much from the bowler and it's given not out, but Root eventually calls the review. Bavuma pushing away from his body. There is a click! And there's a spike on Ultra Edge! This will be out...Roland-Jones strikes with the last ball of the session. Broad played a key role in calling that review. Like with his first Test wicket, Roland-Jones wasn't convinced. 40/3
50.2 to HM Amla, Moeen makes the breakthrough, Amla is lbw! Huge appeal as he is well across his stumps and misses his flick to leg. Dharmasena says not out. Root calls the review! He's in front of middle and off...this will be very close! Has he hit it? There's a small mark, but third umpire Joel Wilson says there's a gap between bat and ball, which the pictures do back up. It's hitting leg stump! That's three reds. 163/4
52.4 to Q de Kock, edged, taken at second slip! The dangers of driving out of the rough. It's full and tempting, pitches in the dust, de Kock can't resists, and it's a sharp, low catch by Cook. 173/5
52.6 to TB de Bruyn, and another, edges to slip! Wonderful bowling from Moeen, this one is outside off and doesn't spin. De Bruyn playing back and it takes the outside edge low to Stokes, who grabs it down by his bootlaces. 173/6
62.4 to M Morkel, Morkel looks to join in with the humpty - but picks out mid-off! He's gone for a second-ball duck, didn't get the elevation and the backpedalling Root held another above his head. 202/9
62.5 to D Olivier, nicked to slip, gone first ball - and England win by 177 runs! Moeen finishes it again, two in two, the ball drifting and skidding on, flicking the edge to be snapped up by Stokes once again... Can SA send in the 12th man so he can try for another hat-trick?. 202/10
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Fri, 04 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 260/6 (Jonny Bairstow 33*, Toby Roland-Jones 0*, 90 ov)
Sat, 05 Aug - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 220/9 (Morne Morkel 18*, 68.3 ov)
Sun, 06 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 224/8 (Moeen Ali 67*, Stuart Broad 0*, 66.2 ov)
Mon, 07 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 202 (62.5 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Innings Break: England - 243/10 in 69.1 overs (MM Ali 75)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Rain: South Africa - 0/0
  • Over 6.2: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - HG Kuhn (Struck down)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 40/3 in 19.0 overs (HM Amla 11)
  • Over 18.6: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - T Bavuma (Upheld)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 26.2 overs (158 balls), Extras 1
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 83 balls (HM Amla 32, F du Plessis 14, Ex 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 33.3 overs (201 balls), Extras 5
  • HM Amla: 50 off 100 balls (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 111/3 in 38.0 overs (HM Amla 53, F du Plessis 25)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 163 balls (HM Amla 65, F du Plessis 33, Ex 5)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 48.1 overs (289 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 50.2: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batsman - HM Amla (Upheld)
  • F du Plessis: 50 off 75 balls (7 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 182/6 in 55.0 overs (F du Plessis 60, KA Maharaj 3)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 62.2 overs (374 balls), Extras 7
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland, elected to bat first
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Player Of The Series
Series resultEngland won the 4-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 2268
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days4,5,6,7,August 2017 - day (5-day match)
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