result
3rd Test, Birmingham, Jul 30 - Aug 2 2008, South Africa tour of England
231 & 363
(80 ov, target 281)314 & 283/5
South Africa won by 5 wickets
player of the match
Graeme Smith
South Africa
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Strauss hit wicket b Nel2067933029.85
Alastair Cook c Kallis b Nel7612517512060.80
Michael Vaughan (c)c †Boucher b Nel011000.00
Kevin Pietersen c Prince b Kallis49130044.44
Ian Bell c †Boucher b Ntini50981299051.02
Paul Collingwood c Smith b Kallis422451018.18
Andrew Flintoff not out 36781123146.15
Tim Ambrose  b Kallis2259733037.28
Ryan Sidebottom c †Boucher b Ntini2460050.00
James Anderson run out (Prince)13100033.33
Monty Panesar run out (Amla/†Boucher)11200100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 5, w 2)15
TOTAL(77 Ov, RR: 3.00, 334 Mts)231
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Andrew Strauss, 22.4 ov), 2-68 (Michael Vaughan, 22.5 ov), 3-74 (Kevin Pietersen, 25.5 ov), 4-136 (Alastair Cook, 40.6 ov), 5-158 (Paul Collingwood, 51.1 ov), 6-173 (Ian Bell, 54.5 ov), 7-212 (Tim Ambrose, 73.6 ov), 8-215 (Ryan Sidebottom, 74.6 ov), 9-230 (James Anderson, 76.5 ov), 10-231 (Monty Panesar, 76.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Morne Morkel1525003.33738004
Makhaya Ntini1957023.68878101
Andre Nel1774732.76869010
Jacques Kallis1553132.06774010
Paul Harris1112502.27492000
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Neil McKenzie lbw b Flintoff7212717512056.69
Graeme Smith (c)c Strauss b Flintoff721310033.33
Paul Harris c Cook b Sidebottom1954913035.18
Hashim Amla c & b Anderson923330039.13
Jacques Kallis  b Flintoff641141419056.14
Ashwell Prince c †Ambrose b Sidebottom391041667037.50
AB de Villiers c Sidebottom b Flintoff517171029.41
Mark Boucher c Vaughan b Anderson4049905081.63
Morne Morkel lbw b Anderson1833464054.54
Andre Nel  b Sidebottom045000.00
Makhaya Ntini not out 0211000.00
Extras(lb 35, nb 6)41
TOTAL(90.2 Ov, RR: 3.47, 408 Mts)314
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Graeme Smith, 7.2 ov), 2-94 (Paul Harris, 27.3 ov), 3-117 (Hashim Amla, 35.1 ov), 4-135 (Neil McKenzie, 38.6 ov), 5-226 (Jacques Kallis, 68.4 ov), 6-238 (AB de Villiers, 72.4 ov), 7-264 (Ashwell Prince, 77.6 ov), 8-293 (Morne Morkel, 86.6 ov), 9-298 (Andre Nel, 87.6 ov), 10-314 (Mark Boucher, 90.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ryan Sidebottom2598133.2411813001
James Anderson26.267232.7312911003
Andrew Flintoff3088942.9614111002
Paul Collingwood201206.0093000
Monty Panesar702503.57273000
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Strauss c Kallis b Morkel2565992038.46
Alastair Cook c †Boucher b Ntini912212075.00
Michael Vaughan (c)c Amla b Nel1718274094.44
Kevin Pietersen c de Villiers b Harris9413618713069.11
Ian Bell c †Boucher b Ntini2027354074.07
Paul Collingwood c †Boucher b Morkel13519529619169.23
Andrew Flintoff c Amla b Harris2440050.00
Tim Ambrose  b Morkel19801002023.75
Ryan Sidebottom c Amla b Morkel2248775045.83
James Anderson  b Kallis1760014.28
Monty Panesar not out 00200-
Extras(b 8, lb 2, nb 3, w 6)19
TOTAL(98.2 Ov, RR: 3.69, 432 Mts)363
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Alastair Cook, 5.2 ov), 2-39 (Michael Vaughan, 10.6 ov), 3-70 (Andrew Strauss, 22.1 ov), 4-104 (Ian Bell, 30.1 ov), 5-219 (Kevin Pietersen, 53.1 ov), 6-221 (Andrew Flintoff, 53.5 ov), 7-297 (Tim Ambrose, 80.2 ov), 8-362 (Ryan Sidebottom, 96.5 ov), 9-363 (James Anderson, 97.6 ov), 10-363 (Paul Collingwood, 98.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Morne Morkel19.219745.018115041
Andre Nel2037913.958813000
Makhaya Ntini1845823.22838020
Jacques Kallis2055912.95969000
Paul Harris2136022.85936100
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 281 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)not out 15424634117062.60
Neil McKenzie lbw b Flintoff2256743039.28
Hashim Amla lbw b Panesar617230035.29
Jacques Kallis lbw b Flintoff57111071.42
Ashwell Prince c †Ambrose b Anderson214160014.28
AB de Villiers c Collingwood b Panesar2757973047.36
Mark Boucher not out 45851145052.94
Extras(b 10, lb 8, nb 2, w 2)22
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 3.53, 341 Mts)283/5
Fall of wickets: 1-65 (Neil McKenzie, 17.3 ov), 2-78 (Hashim Amla, 22.6 ov), 3-83 (Jacques Kallis, 25.5 ov), 4-93 (Ashwell Prince, 29.2 ov), 5-171 (AB de Villiers, 52.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ryan Sidebottom1012602.60432000
James Anderson1306014.61497020
Monty Panesar3339122.751437002
Andrew Flintoff2057223.608711000
Kevin Pietersen401604.00142000
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season2008
Player Of The Match
Graeme Smith
Graeme Smith
Series resultSouth Africa led the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1883
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days30,31 July, 1,2 August 2008 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Steve Davis
TV Umpire
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Ian Gould
Reserve Umpire
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Rob Bailey
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 30 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 38/1 (Neil McKenzie 12*, Paul Harris 10*, 11 ov)
Thu, 31 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 256/6 (Ashwell Prince 37*, Mark Boucher 11*, 76 ov)
Fri, 01 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 297/6 (Paul Collingwood 101*, Tim Ambrose 19*, 80 ov)
Sat, 02 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 283/5 (80 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • Drinks: England - 41/0 in 15.0 overs (AJ Strauss 13, AN Cook 24)
  • England: 50 runs in 17.3 overs (107 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (AJ Strauss 13, AN Cook 33, Ex 4)
  • Lunch: England - 82/3 in 28.0 overs (AN Cook 48, IR Bell 4)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 88 balls (8 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 31.3 overs (193 balls), Extras 7
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (AN Cook 26, IR Bell 23, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: England - 139/4 in 43.0 overs (IR Bell 31, PD Collingwood 0)
  • England: 150 runs in 48.2 overs (296 balls), Extras 9
  • IR Bell: 50 off 94 balls (9 x 4)
  • Tea: England - 173/6 in 56.0 overs (A Flintoff 4, TR Ambrose 0)
  • England: 200 runs in 68.5 overs (420 balls), Extras 15
  • Drinks: England - 206/6 in 72.0 overs (A Flintoff 19, TR Ambrose 18)
  • Innings Break: England - 231/10 in 77.0 overs (A Flintoff 36)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 38/1 in 11.0 overs (ND McKenzie 12, PL Harris 10)
Day 2
  • Rain: South Africa - 38/1 in 11.0 overs (ND McKenzie 12, PL Harris 10)
  • Wet Ground: South Africa - 38/1 in 11.0 overs (ND McKenzie 12, PL Harris 10)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.6 overs (79 balls), Extras 9
  • Rain: South Africa - 51/1 in 13.3 overs (ND McKenzie 25, PL Harris 10)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 72 balls (ND McKenzie 29, PL Harris 13, Ex 8)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.4 overs (180 balls), Extras 21
  • ND McKenzie: 50 off 100 balls (8 x 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 104/2 in 31.0 overs (ND McKenzie 52, HM Amla 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 44.6 overs (274 balls), Extras 25
  • Drinks: South Africa - 158/4 in 46.0 overs (JH Kallis 25, AG Prince 1)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (JH Kallis 33, AG Prince 17, Ex 2)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 61.4 overs (375 balls), Extras 26
  • Tea: South Africa - 205/4 in 63.0 overs (JH Kallis 48, AG Prince 24)
  • Rain: South Africa - 205/4 in 63.0 overs (JH Kallis 48, AG Prince 24)
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 93 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 74.1 overs (450 balls), Extras 32
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 256/6 in 76.0 overs (AG Prince 37, MV Boucher 11)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 256/6 in 76.0 overs (AG Prince 37, MV Boucher 11)
Day 3
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 269/7 after 80.6 overs (MV Boucher 16, M Morkel 1)
  • Rain: South Africa - 287/7 in 83.0 overs (MV Boucher 17, M Morkel 14)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 89.1 overs (541 balls), Extras 41
  • England 2nd innings
  • Drinks: England - 42/2 in 13.0 overs (AJ Strauss 15, KP Pietersen 0)
  • England: 50 runs in 16.1 overs (98 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: England - 88/3 in 25.0 overs (KP Pietersen 24, IR Bell 12)
  • England: 100 runs in 28.3 overs (172 balls), Extras 1
  • Tea: England - 126/4 in 37.0 overs (KP Pietersen 42, PD Collingwood 9)
  • KP Pietersen: 50 off 90 balls (6 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 42.1 overs (256 balls), Extras 4
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (KP Pietersen 29, PD Collingwood 20, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: England - 197/4 in 49.0 overs (KP Pietersen 78, PD Collingwood 44)
  • England: 200 runs in 50.4 overs (307 balls), Extras 4
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 127 balls (KP Pietersen 51, PD Collingwood 49, Ex 3)
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 61 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 233/6 in 60.0 overs (PD Collingwood 59, TR Ambrose 3)
  • England: 250 runs in 65.1 overs (394 balls), Extras 9
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (PD Collingwood 35, TR Ambrose 9, Ex 6)
  • PD Collingwood: 100 off 133 balls (14 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • End Of Day: England - 297/6 in 80.0 overs (PD Collingwood 101, TR Ambrose 19)
Day 4
  • New Ball Taken: England 297/6 after 80.1 overs (PD Collingwood 101, TR Ambrose 19)
  • England: 300 runs in 82.1 overs (498 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: England - 343/7 in 94.0 overs (PD Collingwood 128, RJ Sidebottom 14)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 95 balls (PD Collingwood 29, RJ Sidebottom 18, Ex 5)
  • England: 350 runs in 96.1 overs (584 balls), Extras 15
  • England 2nd Innings: 1x7 ball over (97th over, M Morkel, called by Umpire SJ Davis)
  • Innings Break: England - 363/10 in 98.2 overs (MS Panesar 0)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 11/0 in 5.0 overs (GC Smith 7, ND McKenzie 0)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 16.1 overs (98 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (GC Smith 29, ND McKenzie 11, Ex 10)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 70/1 in 20.0 overs (GC Smith 35, HM Amla 3)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 30.4 overs (185 balls), Extras 11
  • GC Smith: 50 off 86 balls (7 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 111/4 in 33.0 overs (GC Smith 55, AB de Villiers 9)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 71 balls (GC Smith 32, AB de Villiers 17, Ex 1)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 43.5 overs (265 balls), Extras 13
  • Drinks: South Africa - 154/4 in 46.0 overs (GC Smith 87, AB de Villiers 19)
  • GC Smith: 100 off 177 balls (11 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 178/5 in 57.0 overs (GC Smith 101, MV Boucher 2)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 64.4 overs (392 balls), Extras 15
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 91 balls (GC Smith 29, MV Boucher 15, Ex 6)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 73.2 overs (444 balls), Extras 19
  • GC Smith: 150 off 237 balls (16 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 148 balls (GC Smith 54, MV Boucher 39, Ex 7)