result
4th Test, The Oval, Aug 7 - 11 2008, South Africa tour of England
194 & 318
(target 197)316 & 198/4
England won by 6 wickets
Player Of The Match
100
kevin-pietersen
Player Of The Series
421 runs • 1 wkt
kevin-pietersen
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)c Anderson b Harmison461031487044.66
Neil McKenzie c Cook b Flintoff1755952030.90
Hashim Amla  b Harmison36355480102.85
Jacques Kallis lbw b Anderson2580040.00
Ashwell Prince c Bell b Anderson414281028.57
AB de Villiers lbw b Panesar3953818073.58
Mark Boucher c †Ambrose b Anderson313230023.07
Morne Morkel c Bell b Broad1730493056.66
Paul Harris not out 1349681026.53
Andre Nel c †Ambrose b Broad4581080.00
Makhaya Ntini  b Panesar929441031.03
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 2)4
TOTAL(64.5 Ov, RR: 2.99, 307 Mts)194
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Neil McKenzie, 19.6 ov), 2-103 (Graeme Smith, 31.4 ov), 3-103 (Hashim Amla, 31.5 ov), 4-105 (Jacques Kallis, 32.5 ov), 5-118 (Ashwell Prince, 36.6 ov), 6-132 (Mark Boucher, 42.1 ov), 7-158 (AB de Villiers, 49.3 ov), 8-168 (Morne Morkel, 52.5 ov), 9-172 (Andre Nel, 54.4 ov), 10-194 (Makhaya Ntini, 64.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Steve Harmison1864922.72878000
James Anderson1514232.80716002
Andrew Flintoff1523712.46725000
Stuart Broad1436024.286413000
Monty Panesar2.50421.41140000
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Strauss c Smith b Ntini620161030.00
Alastair Cook c †Boucher b Ntini391021595038.23
Ian Bell c Smith b Ntini2441623058.53
Kevin Pietersen (c)c Kallis b Ntini10013720715072.99
Paul Collingwood c & b Kallis6112418010049.19
Andrew Flintoff c †Boucher b Kallis913150169.23
Tim Ambrose c Smith b Kallis411140036.36
Stuart Broad c McKenzie b Ntini13646002.77
Steve Harmison not out 4959828083.05
James Anderson lbw b Harris1334540038.23
Monty Panesar run out (Harris)00200-
Extras(lb 4, nb 5, w 1)10
TOTAL(95.2 Ov, RR: 3.31, 423 Mts)316
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Andrew Strauss, 3.4 ov), 2-51 (Ian Bell, 17.4 ov), 3-111 (Alastair Cook, 35.5 ov), 4-219 (Kevin Pietersen, 63.5 ov), 5-233 (Andrew Flintoff, 67.6 ov), 6-241 (Tim Ambrose, 71.6 ov), 7-248 (Paul Collingwood, 77.2 ov), 8-263 (Stuart Broad, 83.2 ov), 9-316 (James Anderson, 94.6 ov), 10-316 (Monty Panesar, 95.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Morne Morkel2237803.549510004
Makhaya Ntini2439453.9110814000
Andre Nel19.255602.89907000
Jacques Kallis1525133.40708010
Paul Harris1543312.20743101
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b Anderson052000.00
Neil McKenzie  b Broad2958874050.00
Hashim Amla c †Ambrose b Harmison769913014076.76
Jacques Kallis c Collingwood b Harmison957881015.78
Ashwell Prince c Strauss b Flintoff2453934045.28
AB de Villiers  b Panesar9717023312057.05
Mark Boucher c Collingwood b Anderson1244641027.27
Morne Morkel c Bell b Panesar1022251045.45
Paul Harris c Flintoff b Broad3474883045.94
Andre Nel not out 38150037.50
Makhaya Ntini c Collingwood b Broad29100022.22
Extras(b 6, lb 8, nb 3, w 5)22
TOTAL(99.2 Ov, RR: 3.20, 424 Mts)318
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Graeme Smith, 0.5 ov), 2-82 (Neil McKenzie, 20.4 ov), 3-119 (Hashim Amla, 29.6 ov), 4-138 (Jacques Kallis, 39.6 ov), 5-161 (Ashwell Prince, 51.2 ov), 6-201 (Mark Boucher, 68.1 ov), 7-218 (Morne Morkel, 73.4 ov), 8-313 (Paul Harris, 95.4 ov), 9-313 (AB de Villiers, 96.5 ov), 10-318 (Makhaya Ntini, 99.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Anderson2228523.869112001
Steve Harmison2568423.3611511010
Andrew Flintoff1845312.94858002
Monty Panesar1753722.17825000
Stuart Broad16.244432.69724000
Kevin Pietersen10101.0050000
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 197 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Strauss c Smith b Harris581071646054.20
Alastair Cook c Smith b Ntini6710613312063.20
Ian Bell  b Ntini419251021.05
Kevin Pietersen (c)c McKenzie b Harris1327452048.14
Paul Collingwood not out 2550573050.00
Andrew Flintoff not out 1114151178.57
Extras(b 6, lb 7, nb 6, w 1)20
TOTAL(52.5 Ov, RR: 3.74, 221 Mts)198/4
Fall of wickets: 1-123 (Alastair Cook, 31.2 ov), 2-147 (Ian Bell, 37.5 ov), 3-147 (Andrew Strauss, 38.1 ov), 4-182 (Kevin Pietersen, 48.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Morne Morkel1324303.30615015
Makhaya Ntini1445523.926911001
Paul Harris19.555622.82966100
Andre Nel502104.20212000
Jacques Kallis1010010.0021000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season2008
Player Of The Match
Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen
Player Of The Series
Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen
Graeme Smith
Graeme Smith
Series resultSouth Africa won the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1885
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days7,8,9,10,11 August 2008 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
Australia Image
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
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Peter Hartley
Reserve Umpire
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Richard Illingworth
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 49/1 (Alastair Cook 20*, Ian Bell 22*, 17 ov)
Fri, 08 Aug - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 37/1 (Neil McKenzie 9*, Hashim Amla 26*, 9 ov)
Sat, 09 Aug - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 110/2 (Hashim Amla 71*, Jacques Kallis 2*, 26.5 ov)
Sun, 10 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 0/0 (Andrew Strauss 0*, Alastair Cook 0*, 1.2 ov)
Mon, 11 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 198/4 (52.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 33/0 in 13.0 overs (GC Smith 15, ND McKenzie 15)
  • This is Aleem Dar's (Umpire) 50th Test match
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 18.4 overs (114 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 114 balls (GC Smith 30, ND McKenzie 17, Ex 3)
  • Rain: South Africa - 64/1 in 21.5 overs (GC Smith 40, HM Amla 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 64/1 in 21.5 overs (GC Smith 40, HM Amla 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.6 overs (182 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 117/4 in 36.0 overs (AG Prince 4, AB de Villiers 8)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 48.2 overs (292 balls), Extras 4
  • Tea: South Africa - 158/7 in 49.3 overs (M Morkel 7)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 192/9 in 64.0 overs (PL Harris 13, M Ntini 7)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 194/10 in 64.5 overs (PL Harris 13)
  • England 1st innings
  • End Of Day: England - 49/1 in 17.0 overs (AN Cook 20, IR Bell 22)
Day 2
  • Rain: England - 49/1 in 17.0 overs (AN Cook 20, IR Bell 22)
  • England: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (104 balls), Extras 1
  • England: 100 runs in 32.4 overs (199 balls), Extras 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (AN Cook 18, KP Pietersen 31, Ex 3)
  • Lunch: England - 116/3 in 38.0 overs (KP Pietersen 42, PD Collingwood 1)
  • KP Pietersen: 50 off 79 balls (9 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 46.3 overs (283 balls), Extras 5
  • Bad Light: England - 151/3 in 47.0 overs (KP Pietersen 53, PD Collingwood 24)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (KP Pietersen 23, PD Collingwood 26, Ex 1)
  • England: 200 runs in 57.1 overs (347 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: England - 200/3 in 58.0 overs (KP Pietersen 89, PD Collingwood 37)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 165 balls (KP Pietersen 58, PD Collingwood 44, Ex 1)
  • KP Pietersen: 100 off 135 balls (15 x 4)
  • Tea: England - 232/4 in 67.0 overs (PD Collingwood 49, A Flintoff 9)
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 98 balls (8 x 4)
  • England: 250 runs in 79.5 overs (483 balls), Extras 5
  • New Ball Taken: England 260/7 after 81.4 overs (SCJ Broad 1, SJ Harmison 10)
  • Drinks: England - 263/8 in 83.2 overs (SJ Harmison 13)
  • England: 300 runs in 92.6 overs (564 balls), Extras 9
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (SJ Harmison 36, JM Anderson 11, Ex 3)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 37/1 in 9.0 overs (ND McKenzie 9, HM Amla 26)
Day 3
  • Rain: South Africa - 37/1 in 9.0 overs (ND McKenzie 9, HM Amla 26)
  • Wet Ground: South Africa - 37/1 in 9.0 overs (ND McKenzie 9, HM Amla 26)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 14.2 overs (87 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (ND McKenzie 16, HM Amla 33, Ex 3)
  • HM Amla: 50 off 64 balls (10 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 24.1 overs (147 balls), Extras 8
  • Rain: South Africa - 110/2 in 26.5 overs (HM Amla 71, JH Kallis 2)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 110/2 in 26.5 overs (HM Amla 71, JH Kallis 2)
  • Rain: South Africa - 110/2 in 26.5 overs (HM Amla 71, JH Kallis 2)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 110/2 in 26.5 overs (HM Amla 71, JH Kallis 2)
Day 4
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 45.4 overs (276 balls), Extras 8
  • Lunch: South Africa - 168/5 in 55.0 overs (AB de Villiers 15, MV Boucher 1)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 66.2 overs (401 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: South Africa - 215/6 in 71.0 overs (AB de Villiers 42, M Morkel 8)
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 112 balls (6 x 4)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 241/7 after 80.1 overs (AB de Villiers 62, PL Harris 3)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 81.1 overs (490 balls), Extras 17
  • Tea: South Africa - 265/7 in 85.0 overs (AB de Villiers 76, PL Harris 12)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (AB de Villiers 34, PL Harris 16, Ex 2)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 92.1 overs (557 balls), Extras 22
  • England 2nd innings
  • Bad Light: England - 0/0 in 1.2 overs (AJ Strauss 0, AN Cook 0)
  • End Of Day: England - 0/0 in 1.2 overs (AJ Strauss 0, AN Cook 0)
Day 5
  • Drinks: England - 48/0 in 16.0 overs (AJ Strauss 13, AN Cook 26)
  • England: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (104 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (AJ Strauss 13, AN Cook 27, Ex 10)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 83 balls (10 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 25.4 overs (159 balls), Extras 13
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 159 balls (AJ Strauss 32, AN Cook 55, Ex 13)
  • Lunch: England - 109/0 in 29.0 overs (AJ Strauss 38, AN Cook 58)
  • AJ Strauss: 50 off 95 balls (5 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 39.5 overs (244 balls), Extras 18
  • Drinks: England - 170/3 in 44.0 overs (KP Pietersen 7, PD Collingwood 15)