5th Test, Leeds, Aug 6 - 10 1998, South Africa tour of England
230 & 240
(75 ov, target 219)252 & 195
England won by 23 runs
player of the match
England 1st INNINGS
Mark Butcher  b Pollock11625231918046.03
Mike Atherton c Kallis b Ntini1650762032.00
Nasser Hussain c †Boucher b Pollock945681020.00
Alec Stewart (c)†c Kallis b Donald1530503050.00
Mark Ramprakash c †Boucher b Donald2162882033.87
Graeme Hick c Rhodes b Ntini22138009.52
Andrew Flintoff c Liebenberg b Pollock032000.00
Dominic Cork not out 2433484072.73
Ian Salisbury  b Ntini048000.00
Darren Gough c McMillan b Ntini27160028.57
Angus Fraser c Cullinan b Donald47190057.14
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 10, w 2)21
TOTAL(83.3 Ov, RR: 2.75)230
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Mike Atherton, 17.4 ov), 2-83 (Nasser Hussain, 33.6 ov), 3-110 (Alec Stewart, 45.5 ov), 4-181 (Mark Ramprakash, 67.4 ov), 5-196 (Mark Butcher, 74.3 ov), 6-196 (Andrew Flintoff, 74.6 ov), 7-198 (Graeme Hick, 75.3 ov), 8-200 (Ian Salisbury, 77.1 ov), 9-213 (Darren Gough, 79.4 ov), 10-230 (Angus Fraser, 83.3 ov)
Allan Donald20.364432.15---10
Shaun Pollock2485132.13---07
Makhaya Ntini2157243.43---13
Jacques Kallis943003.33---00
Brian McMillan902402.67---03
South Africa 1st INNINGS
Gary Kirsten lbw b Fraser624261025.00
Gerhardus Liebenberg c Hick b Fraser2142612050.00
Jacques Kallis c Ramprakash b Cork401341777029.85
Daryll Cullinan c †Stewart b Gough2729544093.10
Hansie Cronje (c)lbw b Fraser571632359034.97
Jonty Rhodes c †Stewart b Gough3239374082.05
Brian McMillan c Salisbury b Cork725351028.00
Shaun Pollock c Salisbury b Fraser3164841048.44
Mark Boucher c Atherton b Gough616241037.50
Allan Donald lbw b Fraser022000.00
Makhaya Ntini not out 46101066.67
Extras(lb 20, nb 1)21
TOTAL(90.3 Ov, RR: 2.78)252
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Gary Kirsten, 7.1 ov), 2-36 (Gerhardus Liebenberg, 15.4 ov), 3-83 (Daryll Cullinan, 28.2 ov), 4-120 (Jacques Kallis, 49.1 ov), 5-163 (Jonty Rhodes, 58.6 ov), 6-184 (Brian McMillan, 67.5 ov), 7-237 (Hansie Cronje, 85.2 ov), 8-242 (Shaun Pollock, 87.4 ov), 9-242 (Allan Donald, 87.6 ov), 10-252 (Mark Boucher, 90.3 ov)
Darren Gough24.375832.37---00
Angus Fraser2594251.68---00
Dominic Cork2137223.43---00
Andrew Flintoff813103.88---00
Ian Salisbury30602.00---00
Mark Butcher942302.56---01
England 2nd INNINGS
Mark Butcher c McMillan b Pollock371081475034.26
Mike Atherton lbw b Donald1450025.00
Nasser Hussain c Cronje b Pollock9434142114027.57
Alec Stewart (c)†c †Boucher b Pollock35681037051.47
Mark Ramprakash lbw b Pollock2575954033.33
Ian Salisbury c †Boucher b Pollock411211036.36
Graeme Hick c Kirsten b Donald1790014.29
Andrew Flintoff c †Boucher b Donald054000.00
Dominic Cork c †Boucher b Donald1036572027.78
Darren Gough c Cullinan b Donald515231033.33
Angus Fraser not out 1480025.00
Extras(b 14, lb 1, nb 10, w 2)27
TOTAL(110.2 Ov, RR: 2.17)240
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Mike Atherton, 1.1 ov), 2-81 (Mark Butcher, 36.5 ov), 3-143 (Alec Stewart, 62.5 ov), 4-200 (Mark Ramprakash, 85.6 ov), 5-206 (Ian Salisbury, 91.2 ov), 6-207 (Graeme Hick, 94.1 ov), 7-207 (Andrew Flintoff, 94.6 ov), 8-229 (Nasser Hussain, 105.3 ov), 9-235 (Dominic Cork, 108.3 ov), 10-240 (Darren Gough, 110.2 ov)
Shaun Pollock35145351.51---02
Allan Donald29.297152.42---11
Brian McMillan1102202.00---03
Makhaya Ntini1544302.87---15
Jacques Kallis1563102.07---10
Daryll Cullinan10101.00---01
Hansie Cronje41401.00---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 219 runs)
Gary Kirsten c Atherton b Gough324320012.50
Gerhardus Liebenberg lbw b Gough615171040.00
Jacques Kallis lbw b Fraser315180020.00
Daryll Cullinan lbw b Gough01329000.00
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Stewart b Fraser069000.00
Jonty Rhodes c Flintoff b Gough8514721110157.82
Brian McMillan c †Stewart b Cork541201498045.00
Shaun Pollock not out 28741061037.84
Mark Boucher lbw b Gough48210050.00
Allan Donald c †Stewart b Fraser423290017.39
Makhaya Ntini lbw b Gough088000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 2)8
TOTAL(75 Ov, RR: 2.60)195
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Gerhardus Liebenberg, 4.4 ov), 2-12 (Gary Kirsten, 8.4 ov), 3-12 (Jacques Kallis, 9.2 ov), 4-12 (Hansie Cronje, 11.2 ov), 5-27 (Daryll Cullinan, 14.3 ov), 6-144 (Brian McMillan, 50.6 ov), 7-167 (Jonty Rhodes, 60.5 ov), 8-175 (Mark Boucher, 66.1 ov), 9-194 (Allan Donald, 73.1 ov), 10-195 (Makhaya Ntini, 74.6 ov)
Darren Gough2364261.83---01
Angus Fraser2385032.17---02
Dominic Cork1715012.94---00
Andrew Flintoff411303.25---00
Ian Salisbury803404.25---00
Headingley, Leeds
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Player Of The Match
Mark Butcher
Mark Butcher
Player Of The Series
Mike Atherton
Mike Atherton
Allan Donald
Allan Donald
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1422
Match days - day match (5-day match)
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Javed Akhtar
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Peter Willey
TV Umpire
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Ken Palmer
Match Referee
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Ahmed Ebrahim
Thu, 06 Aug - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 9 (Gary Kirsten 4*, Gerhardus Liebenberg 5*, 4 ov)
Fri, 07 Aug - day 2 -England 2nd innings 2 (Mark Butcher 0*, Mike Atherton 1*, 1 ov)
Sat, 08 Aug - day 3 -England 2nd innings 206/4 (Nasser Hussain 83*, Ian Salisbury 4*, 91 ov)
Sun, 09 Aug - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 185/8 (Shaun Pollock 24*, Allan Donald 2*, 68 ov)
Mon, 10 Aug - day 5 -South Africa 2nd innings 195/10 (75 ov) - end of match
Day 1
  • Hansie Cronje breaks John Waite's test appearance record for South Africa.
  • Alan Donald sets a new South African record for most wickets in a series in England.
  • Mark Butcher scores his maiden test hundred.
Day 2
  • England dropped 4 catches, 3 in 23 balls. Cronje and Rhodes were each dropped twice, the culprits being Ramprakash, Hussain, Hick and Stewart.
  • Fraser's 3rd successive five wicket innings.
Day 4
  • Darren Gough gets his 100th test wicket
  • Man of the Match adjudicator was Paul Allott Date-stamped : 10 Aug1998 - 18:26