result
3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 18 - 21 1994, South Africa tour of England
332 & 175
(35.3 ov, target 204)304 & 205/2
England won by 8 wickets
player of the match
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gary Kirsten c †Rhodes b DeFreitas21290016.66
Peter Kirsten  b Malcolm1630522053.33
Hansie Cronje lbw b Benjamin38389520100.00
Kepler Wessels (c)lbw b Benjamin45841187053.57
Daryll Cullinan c †Rhodes b DeFreitas711111063.63
Jonty Rhodes retired hurt 814201057.14
Brian McMillan c Hick b DeFreitas931932699048.18
David Richardson c †Rhodes b Benjamin58891266065.16
Craig Matthews c Hick b Benjamin011000.00
Fanie de Villiers c Stewart b DeFreitas1450622028.00
Allan Donald not out 1421341066.66
Extras(b 8, lb 10, nb 18, w 1)37
TOTAL(92.2 Ov, RR: 3.59)332
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Gary Kirsten), 2-43 (Peter Kirsten), 3-73 (Hansie Cronje), 4-85 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-106* (Jonty Rhodes, retired hurt), 5-136 (Kepler Wessels), 6-260 (David Richardson), 7-266 (Craig Matthews), 8-301 (Fanie de Villiers), 9-332 (Brian McMillan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Phil DeFreitas26.259343.53---00
Devon Malcolm2558113.24---00
Darren Gough1918504.47---00
Joey Benjamin1724242.47---00
Graeme Hick511302.60---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch c †Richardson b Donald843611018.60
Mike Atherton (c)lbw b de Villiers015000.00
Graeme Hick  b Donald39851384045.88
Graham Thorpe  b Matthews7911515811068.69
Alec Stewart  b de Villiers621061547058.49
John Crawley c †Richardson b Donald512271041.66
Steve Rhodes lbw b de Villiers1133521033.33
Phil DeFreitas run out 37315541119.35
Darren Gough not out 4247686189.36
Joey Benjamin lbw b de Villiers076000.00
Devon Malcolm c sub (TG Shaw) b Matthews44810100.00
Extras(b 1, nb 15, w 1)17
TOTAL(77 Ov, RR: 3.94)304
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mike Atherton), 2-33 (Graham Gooch), 3-93 (Graeme Hick), 4-145 (Graham Thorpe), 5-165 (John Crawley), 6-219 (Alec Stewart), 7-222 (Steve Rhodes), 8-292 (Phil DeFreitas), 9-293 (Joey Benjamin), 10-304 (Devon Malcolm)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald1727634.47---00
Fanie de Villiers1936243.26---00
Craig Matthews2148223.90---00
Brian McMillan1216705.58---00
Hansie Cronje831602.00---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Kirsten c DeFreitas b Malcolm11316007.69
Gary Kirsten c & b Malcolm035000.00
Hansie Cronje  b Malcolm0711000.00
Kepler Wessels (c)c †Rhodes b Malcolm2861944045.90
Daryll Cullinan c Thorpe b Gough9413422012070.14
Brian McMillan c Thorpe b Malcolm2563824039.68
David Richardson lbw b Malcolm3770042.85
Craig Matthews c †Rhodes b Malcolm032000.00
Jonty Rhodes c †Rhodes b Malcolm1020371050.00
Fanie de Villiers not out 025000.00
Allan Donald  b Malcolm022000.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 9)14
TOTAL(50.3 Ov, RR: 3.46)175
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Gary Kirsten), 2-1 (Peter Kirsten), 3-1 (Hansie Cronje), 4-73 (Kepler Wessels), 5-137 (Brian McMillan), 6-143 (David Richardson), 7-143 (Craig Matthews), 8-175 (Daryll Cullinan), 9-175 (Jonty Rhodes), 10-175 (Allan Donald)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Phil DeFreitas1232502.08---00
Devon Malcolm16.325793.45---00
Darren Gough913914.33---00
Joey Benjamin1113803.45---00
Graeme Hick201105.50---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 204 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch  b Matthews33202770165.00
Mike Atherton (c)c †Richardson b Donald6311316112055.75
Graeme Hick not out 8181151130100.00
Graham Thorpe not out 15141730107.14
Extras(lb 6, nb 7)13
TOTAL(35.3 Ov, RR: 5.77)205/2
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Graham Gooch), 2-180 (Mike Atherton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald1219618.00---00
Fanie de Villiers1206605.50---00
Craig Matthews11.343713.21---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season1994
Player Of The Match
Devon Malcolm
Devon Malcolm
Player Of The Series
Devon Malcolm
Devon Malcolm
Brian McMillan
Brian McMillan
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1266
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Joey Benjamin
Joey Benjamin
Umpires
England Image
Ken Palmer
New Zealand Image
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
England Image
Alan Whitehead
Match Referee
Australia Image
Peter Burge
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 18 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 326/8 (Brian McMillan 91*, Allan Donald 11*)
Fri, 19 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 281/7 (Phil DeFreitas 37*, Darren Gough 25*)
Sat, 20 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 107/1 (Mike Atherton 42*, Graeme Hick 27*)
Sun, 21 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 205/2 (35.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Eng 1st innings
  • Atherton fined 1250 pounds for dissent after being dismissed.
  • RSA 2nd innings
  • Malcolm: The 6th best Test innings analysis of all time.
  • Weather Day 1: Sunny, breezy. Wicket: hard. Day 2: Rain delay in the morning. Breezy, overcast, sunny intervals.
  • Attendance: 59,705 Receipts: 1,390,551 pounds
  • JN Rhodes retired hurt at 106/4 jonathan, pv, Frank, Chris, John McDonald