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5th Test, The Oval, September 04 - 08, 2003, South Africa tour of England and Ireland
484 & 229
(T:110) 604/9d & 110/1

England won by 9 wickets

Player Of The Match
219 & 69*
Player Of The Series
423 runs • 10 wkts
South Africa 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Details
South Africa 1st Innings 
Graeme Smith (c)run out (Vaughan)1839613046.15
Herschelle Gibbs  b Giles18325832435170.93
Gary Kirsten lbw b Giles9015621515057.69
Jacques Kallis run out (Giles)661201928155.00
Neil McKenzie c †Stewart b Anderson936461025.00
Jacques Rudolph lbw b Bicknell044000.00
Mark Boucher c †Stewart b Bicknell828331028.57
Shaun Pollock not out 669513010169.47
Andrew Hall lbw b Flintoff1660016.66
Paul Adams run out (Butcher/Giles)15130020.00
Makhaya Ntini  b Anderson1126482042.30
Extras(b 12, lb 10, nb 5, w 4)31
TOTAL128 Ov (RR: 3.78, 540 Mts)484
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Graeme Smith, 14.6 ov), 2-290 (Gary Kirsten, 68.6 ov), 3-345 (Herschelle Gibbs, 78.2 ov), 4-362 (Neil McKenzie, 89.5 ov), 5-365 (Jacques Rudolph, 90.4 ov), 6-385 (Mark Boucher, 98.2 ov), 7-419 (Jacques Kallis, 112.1 ov), 8-421 (Andrew Hall, 113.4 ov), 9-432 (Paul Adams, 116.3 ov), 10-484 (Makhaya Ntini, 127.6 ov)
Martin Bicknell2037123.559714000
90.4 to JA Rudolph, comes forward, plays well across the line, pitches in line, holds its line and PLUMB. 365/5
98.2 to MV Boucher, outside off, pushes forward, appeals, and out, Boucher not happy but Venkat is. 385/6
James Anderson2568623.4411715010
89.5 to ND McKenzie, angled in, gets half forward, slight edge to Stewart moving to his right. 362/4
127.6 to M Ntini, comes forward, tries to flick a straight one to the leg side, knocks back the middle stump. 484/10
Steve Harmison2787302.7013210004
Ashley Giles29310223.5113113300
68.6 to G Kirsten, down on one knee, sweeping, beats the bat, into the pad, too full to sweep, hits the front foot right in front. 290/2
78.2 to HH Gibbs, flighted, Gibbs loses it, a massive slog sweep, beats the bat, bowled. 345/3
Andrew Flintoff1948814.638017020
113.4 to AJ Hall, comes half forward, plays across the line, and no doubt. 421/8
Michael Vaughan502404.80173001
Mark Butcher301806.00113010
England 1st Innings 
Marcus Trescothick c Rudolph b Ntini21937457032258.55
Michael Vaughan (c)c Gibbs b Pollock2326364088.46
Mark Butcher lbw b Hall3233466096.96
Graham Thorpe  b Kallis12424431616050.81
Ed Smith lbw b Hall1639613041.02
Alec Stewart lbw b Pollock3881936046.91
Andrew Flintoff  b Adams9510413212491.34
Ashley Giles c Hall b Kallis22124009.52
Martin Bicknell lbw b Pollock047000.00
Steve Harmison not out 6401010015.00
James Anderson not out 01315000.00
Extras(b 11, lb 18, nb 11, w 9)49
TOTAL162 Ov (RR: 3.72, 705 Mts)604/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Michael Vaughan, 8.3 ov), 2-78 (Mark Butcher, 19.4 ov), 3-346 (Graham Thorpe, 95.5 ov), 4-379 (Ed Smith, 109.5 ov), 5-480 (Alec Stewart, 130.5 ov), 6-489 (Marcus Trescothick, 133.2 ov), 7-502 (Ashley Giles, 138.5 ov), 8-502 (Martin Bicknell, 140.3 ov), 9-601 (Andrew Flintoff, 158.4 ov)
Shaun Pollock391011132.8419118006
8.3 to MP Vaughan, outside off, slight away swing and that is number 300 as Gibbs takes a easy catch at 2nd slip. 28/1
130.5 to AJ Stewart, pitched up, played across the line, loud and confident appeal for lbw, umpire puts up his finger, plumb infront. 480/5
140.3 to MP Bicknell, on the back foot, tracks back, back leg and in front off off. 502/8
Makhaya Ntini31412914.1612515221
133.2 to ME Trescothick, well directed short delivery, Trescothick pulls it top edge went high in the air to fine leg, Rudolph under it and makes no mistake, superb innings comes to an end. 489/6
Andrew Hall35511123.1715415010
19.4 to MA Butcher, gets back, quicker ball, pitched on line, straightened and would have taken the middle stump. 78/2
109.5 to ET Smith, pitches on off, swings into the batsman, plays on the back foot, misses the line of the ball and caught plumb in front of stumps, huge appeal for lbw, Taufel raises his finger up. 379/4
Jacques Kallis34511723.4415717120
95.5 to GP Thorpe, Got'm!!! an inswinger, went through the bat and pad gap and of course onto off stump. 346/3
138.5 to AF Giles, bit fuller length ball with some away swing, comes half forward, plays away from the body, off the edge to Hall at 2nd slip who takes a good low catch, this brings up the 150 wicket for Kallis. 502/7
Paul Adams1727914.647010200
158.4 to A Flintoff, goes big for the 100, swings to leg, beaten. 601/9
Jacques Rudolph612804.66254100
South Africa 2nd Innings 
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b Bicknell1936454052.77
Herschelle Gibbs c †Stewart b Anderson921312042.85
Gary Kirsten c Trescothick b Harmison2959784149.15
Jacques Kallis lbw b Harmison3543716081.39
Neil McKenzie lbw b Flintoff3883967045.78
Jacques Rudolph  b Bicknell824391033.33
Mark Boucher c †Stewart b Bicknell25581013043.10
Shaun Pollock c Thorpe b Harmison4357757075.43
Andrew Hall c Smith b Bicknell012000.00
Paul Adams not out 1318373072.22
Makhaya Ntini c Smith b Harmison11716005.88
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 1)9
TOTAL69.2 Ov (RR: 3.30, 301 Mts)229
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Herschelle Gibbs, 7.4 ov), 2-34 (Graeme Smith, 10.5 ov), 3-92 (Gary Kirsten, 25.5 ov), 4-93 (Jacques Kallis, 27.2 ov), 5-118 (Jacques Rudolph, 36.3 ov), 6-150 (Neil McKenzie, 47.3 ov), 7-193 (Mark Boucher, 60.3 ov), 8-193 (Andrew Hall, 60.4 ov), 9-215 (Shaun Pollock, 65.1 ov), 10-229 (Makhaya Ntini, 69.2 ov)
Martin Bicknell2458443.5011517000
10.5 to GC Smith, well forward, into the pad, appeals, gone. 34/2
36.3 to JA Rudolph, outside off, leaves the one that comes back, stands there and is aghast as the off stump is knocked back. 118/5
60.3 to MV Boucher, away swinger, gets him stretching, drawn into the shot, edges to Stewart. 193/7
60.4 to AJ Hall, angled in, leg stump, can not get the pad out the way, pushes in front of the pad, outside half of the bat, a little dolly to short mid wicket. 193/8
James Anderson1015515.504411100
7.4 to HH Gibbs, outside off, very wide, poor ball in fact, charges at it, hardly reached it, and Stewart takes in front of first slip. 24/1
Steve Harmison19.283341.70972001
25.5 to G Kirsten, outside off, comes forward, away movement gets the edge to waist high at 1st slip. 92/3
27.2 to JH Kallis, quick ball, came back, squared up, back leg in the crease. 93/4
65.1 to SM Pollock, outside off, back, chops, and that was slip practice, steers it straight at Thorpe. 215/9
69.2 to M Ntini, short, tries to play what looked like a hook, pops it up over Smith at short leg, Smith round, dives backwards and holds on, good catch. 229/10
Ashley Giles1023603.60425000
Andrew Flintoff621312.16292000
47.3 to ND McKenzie, on line back of a length, gets into the back pad after a big inside edge, and Venkat lifts the finger. 150/6
England 2nd Innings (T: 110 runs)
Marcus Trescothick not out 696695120104.54
Michael Vaughan (c)c †Boucher b Kallis1341570031.70
Mark Butcher not out 2031373064.51
Extras(lb 4, nb 4)8
TOTAL22.2 Ov (RR: 4.92, 95 Mts)110/1
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Michael Vaughan, 12.2 ov)
Shaun Pollock601502.50270003
Makhaya Ntini804605.75327001
Jacques Kallis5.202514.68224000
12.2 to MP Vaughan, outside off, short, forces off the back foot, edges from the bottom of the bat. 47/1
Paul Adams302006.66104000
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Kennington Oval, London
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Marcus Trescothick
Player Of The Series
Andrew Flintoff
South Africa
Graeme Smith
Series result5-match series drawn 2-2
Match numberTest no. 1659
Match daysday (5-day match)
Simon Taufel
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
Jeremy Lloyds
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
Thu, 04 Sep - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 362/4 (Jacques Kallis 32*, 89.5 ov)
Fri, 05 Sep - day 2 - England 1st innings 165/2 (Marcus Trescothick 64*, Graham Thorpe 28*, 46 ov)
Sat, 06 Sep - day 3 - England 1st innings 502/7 (Andrew Flintoff 10*, Martin Bicknell 0*, 140 ov)
Sun, 07 Sep - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 185/6 (Mark Boucher 22*, Shaun Pollock 19*, 57 ov)
Mon, 08 Sep - day 5 - England 2nd innings 110/1 (22.2 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • ME Trescothick 50, 81 minutes, 56 balls, 8x4