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RESULT
2nd Test, Lord's, July 31 - August 03, 2003, South Africa tour of England and Ireland
173 & 417

South Africa won by an innings and 92 runs

Player Of The Match
5/75 & 5/145
makhaya-ntini
England 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick  b Ntini617301035.29
Michael Vaughan (c)c sub (ND McKenzie) b Ntini33661084050.00
Mark Butcher c Hall b Pollock19171840111.76
Nasser Hussain  b Hall1430471046.66
Anthony McGrath c Kirsten b Hall44310100.00
Alec Stewart c Adams b Ntini712220058.33
Andrew Flintoff c Adams b Ntini1136582030.55
Ashley Giles c Pollock b Hall716281043.75
Darren Gough c Adams b Pollock3448783270.83
Steve Harmison  b Ntini01116000.00
James Anderson not out 2138482055.26
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 3, w 1, pen 5)17
TOTAL48.4 Ov (RR: 3.55, 233 Mts)173
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Marcus Trescothick, 7.1 ov), 2-35 (Mark Butcher, 10.3 ov), 3-73 (Nasser Hussain, 20.2 ov), 4-77 (Anthony McGrath, 20.6 ov), 5-85 (Michael Vaughan, 21.5 ov), 6-96 (Alec Stewart, 25.5 ov), 7-109 (Ashley Giles, 32.1 ov), 8-112 (Andrew Flintoff, 33.5 ov), 9-118 (Steve Harmison, 37.3 ov), 10-173 (Darren Gough, 48.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock14.452821.90753001
10.3 to MA Butcher, gone! short of a good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and moving away from the left hander, Butcher pokes at it and gets a thick edge, Andrew Hall at third slip makes no mistake and Pollock gets his first wicket. 35/2
48.4 to D Gough, it's all over! fuller length slow delivery on the middle, Gough doesn't pick it up and goes for a wild swing and ends up hitting it high up towards the mid off region, Adams gets under it and makes no mistake, a valuable innings ends. 173/10
Makhaya Ntini1737554.417311010
7.1 to ME Trescothick, first strike! short delivery, on the middle and angling away from the left hander, Trescothick tries to defend, ball takes the inside edge and crashes into the off stump. 11/1
21.5 to MP Vaughan, gone! short delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Vaughan goes for the pull and ends up hitting it straight down the throat of substitute McKenzie at deep fine leg. 85/5
25.5 to AJ Stewart, gone! short delivery on the middle, Stewart goes back to pull but is late into the shot and ends up hitting it towards the square leg region, Paul Adams moves forward and takes an easy catch, Ntini strikes. 96/6
33.5 to A Flintoff, another one bites the dust! short delivery on the middle, pulled away straight to Paul Adams at deep square leg, easy catch held and Ntini gets his fourth wicket. 112/8
37.3 to SJ Harmison, five-wicket haul! good length delivery, on the off and angling back into the right hander, Harmison play all over it and the ball crashes into the wood work, Ntini celebrates. 118/9
Dewald Pretorius402005.00162002
Andrew Hall1041831.80502000
20.2 to N Hussain, good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and angling back into the right hander, Hussain goes for the drive and ends up edging it on to his stumps, first wicket for Hall at Lord's, Hussain's bad run continues. 73/3
20.6 to A McGrath, oh dear! good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, McGrath tries to turn it away to the on side, ball takes the leading edge and pops up to Kirsten at cover, Hall strikes again and England is in deep trouble. 77/4
32.1 to AF Giles, beauty! good length delivery touch outside the off stump, Giles had to play at it and ends up edging it straight to Pollock at first slip, Halls gets his third wicket and England slip deeper and deeper into trouble. 109/7
Paul Adams301906.33121200
South Africa 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c) b Anderson25937057434070.00
Herschelle Gibbs  b Harmison49961495051.04
Gary Kirsten  b McGrath10824428415044.26
Boeta Dippenaar c Butcher b Giles9220227314045.54
Jacques Rudolph c †Stewart b Flintoff2674953035.13
Mark Boucher  b Anderson685159121133.33
Shaun Pollock not out 1019380052.63
Andrew Hall not out 619170031.57
Extras(b 25, lb 21, nb 13, w 5)64
TOTAL177 Ov (RR: 3.85, 748 Mts)682/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-133 (Herschelle Gibbs, 34.5 ov), 2-390 (Gary Kirsten, 103.4 ov), 3-513 (Graeme Smith, 134.3 ov), 4-580 (Jacques Rudolph, 158.5 ov), 5-630 (Boeta Dippenaar, 167.5 ov), 6-672 (Mark Boucher, 172.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Darren Gough28312704.5311618019
James Anderson2769023.3312212000
134.3 to GC Smith, gone! good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and angling in a bit, Smith moves forward and drives at it, ball takes the inside edge and crashes into the wood work, Anderson gets the much need breakthrough. 513/3
172.3 to MV Boucher, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, ball kept low after pitching, Boucher goes for a wild swing and misses the target by miles, ball crashes into the furniture and Anderson gets his second wicket. 672/6
Steve Harmison22310314.689219010
34.5 to HH Gibbs, finally! short delivery outside the off stump, a loose shot from Gibbs, ball takes the inside edge and crashes into the furniture, Harmison is delighted and the crowd comes back to life. 133/1
Andrew Flintoff401011512.8719116004
158.5 to JA Rudolph, at last a catch held! good length delivery, pitched on the middle and angling away from the left hander, Rudolph defends, ball takes the edge and goes to Stewart, Flintoff gets a much deserved wicket. 580/4
Ashley Giles43514213.3017811100
167.5 to HH Dippenaar, flighted delivery outside the leg stump, Dippenaar comes down the track, gets inside the line and tries to hit it over cover but ends up hitting it at a nice height to Boucher at short cover, Giles strikes. 630/5
Mark Butcher611903.16282030
Anthony McGrath1104013.63475000
103.4 to G Kirsten, at last! good length delivery, pitched just outside the off stump, Kirsten reaches out and pushes at it, ball takes the inside edge and crashes into the stumps, McGrath gets the breakthrough and Kirsten departs after a superb innings. 390/2
England 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick c Adams b Ntini2347794048.93
Michael Vaughan (c)c Pollock b Hall2942614069.04
Mark Butcher c Kirsten b Hall7012518214056.00
Nasser Hussain c †Boucher b Ntini6113519210045.18
Anthony McGrath c †Boucher b Pollock1325342052.00
Alec Stewart c Hall b Ntini022000.00
Andrew Flintoff st †Boucher b Adams14214620518597.26
Ashley Giles c Pollock b Ntini2368903033.82
Darren Gough c Adams b Pollock1422353063.63
Steve Harmison c Hall b Ntini730360023.33
James Anderson not out 418361022.22
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 17, w 3)31
TOTAL107.1 Ov (RR: 3.89, 482 Mts)417
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Michael Vaughan, 13.4 ov), 2-60 (Marcus Trescothick, 16.6 ov), 3-186 (Mark Butcher, 54.1 ov), 4-208 (Nasser Hussain, 60.3 ov), 5-208 (Alec Stewart, 60.5 ov), 6-208 (Anthony McGrath, 61.3 ov), 7-297 (Ashley Giles, 84.1 ov), 8-344 (Darren Gough, 91.4 ov), 9-371 (Steve Harmison, 98.4 ov), 10-417 (Andrew Flintoff, 107.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock29710523.6213815109
61.3 to A McGrath, super delivery! good length, pitched just outside off stump and kept it's line, McGrath goes back and pokes at it with no real foot work, thin edge, simplest of catch for Boucher, Pollock strikes, six down four more to go!. 208/6
91.4 to D Gough, gone! good length delivery, Gough goes back and drives on the rise, Paul Adams at short cover dives to his right and takes a good catch, Pollock gets his second wicket, Flintoff running out of partners here. 344/8
Makhaya Ntini31514554.6713223216
16.6 to ME Trescothick, what a catch! short delivery outside the off stump, Trescothick goes for the pull and ends up top-edging it high up towards the deep square leg region, Paul Adams runs after it, dives full length and takes an excellent catch. 60/2
60.3 to N Hussain, gone! short delivery wide outside the off stump, from nowhere Hussain plays an awkward looking pull, ball takes the top edge and balloons up behind the stumps, Boucher gets under it and takes a simple catch, Ntini strikes again. 208/4
60.5 to AJ Stewart, duck! good length delivery, on the off and angling away a bit, Stewart moves forward and pushes at it and gets a thick edge, Hall at second slip dives to his left and takes a superb low catch, Ntini strikes again, England in deep trouble now. 208/5
84.1 to AF Giles, wicket number nine! good length delivery wide outside the off stump, Giles needlessly pushes at it and ends up edging it straight to Pollock at first slip, simple catch held and Ntini celebrates, three more to go. 297/7
98.4 to SJ Harmison, 10th wicket! short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Harmison pokes at it and ends up edging it straight to Andrew Hall at second slip, Ntini becomes the first South African to get ten wickets at Lord's. 371/9
Andrew Hall2466622.7511810110
13.4 to MP Vaughan, horrible shot! half volley wide outside the off stump, Vaughan goes after it and ends up edging it straight to Pollock at first slip, this time he makes no mistake and it's bye bye Vaughan, Hall celebrates. 52/1
54.1 to MA Butcher, got'em! good length delivery on the middle and leg, turned away straight to Kirsten at square leg, Hall strikes and the South Africans celebrates, Butcher walks away shaking his head. 186/3
Paul Adams20.117413.66859102
107.1 to A Flintoff, it's all over! flighted delivery down the leg side, Flintoff comes down the track and tries to loft it away but misses the target by miles, Boucher collects it and the bails are taken off in a flash, a sad end to a terrific innings. 417/10
Dewald Pretorius301605.33102000
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MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Series
Season2003
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Makhaya Ntini
South Africa
Graeme Smith
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1653
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
Australia
Darrell Hair
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
England
Peter Willey
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 31 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 151/1 (Graeme Smith 80*, Gary Kirsten 9*, 41 ov)
Fri, 01 Aug - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 412/2 (Graeme Smith 214*, Boeta Dippenaar 11*, 110 ov)
Sat, 02 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 129/2 (Mark Butcher 33*, Nasser Hussain 36*, 36 ov)
Sun, 03 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 417 (107.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • MA Butcher 50 in 137 mins off 100 balls, 10x4
  • N Hussain passes 5,000 test runs
  • N Hussain 50 in 160 mins off 116 balls, 9x4
  • A Flintoff 50 in 87 mins off 67 balls, 7x4, 1x6
  • A Flintoff 100 in 164 mins off 112 balls, 13x4, 3x6
  • M Ntini becomes the 1st South African to take 10 wickets at Lord's
England Innings
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