result
3rd Test, Wellington, Mar 26 - 30 2004, South Africa tour of New Zealand
297 & 252
(72.2 ov, target 234)316 & 234/4
South Africa won by 6 wickets
player of the match
Graeme Smith
South Africa
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Richardson c †Boucher b Kallis1442562033.33
Michael Papps lbw b Ntini738511018.42
Stephen Fleming (c)c Pollock b Boje30731085041.09
Mathew Sinclair lbw b Boje741812238240.88
Scott Styris  b Boje11722005.88
Brendon McCullum lbw b Pollock551201766045.83
Chris Cairns  b Pollock6982909284.14
Jacob Oram st †Boucher b Boje3438643289.47
Daniel Vettori c †Boucher b Pollock021000.00
Michael Mason c van Jaarsveld b Nel327260011.11
Chris Martin not out 18240012.50
Extras(b 2, lb 1, nb 5, w 1)9
TOTAL(104 Ov, RR: 2.85, 430 Mts)297
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Michael Papps, 12.3 ov), 2-23 (Mark Richardson, 13.3 ov), 3-90 (Stephen Fleming, 39.3 ov), 4-97 (Scott Styris, 45.1 ov), 5-163 (Mathew Sinclair, 69.2 ov), 6-248 (Brendon McCullum, 89.5 ov), 7-257 (Chris Cairns, 91.4 ov), 8-257 (Daniel Vettori, 91.6 ov), 9-264 (Michael Mason, 98.5 ov), 10-297 (Jacob Oram, 103.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock2928532.931398214
Makhaya Ntini2166313.0010211001
Jacques Kallis75410.57400000
Andre Nel2797712.8512810100
Nicky Boje2026543.25895300
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c) b Cairns4766997071.21
Herschelle Gibbs c sub (JAH Marshall) b Martin7712415111162.09
Jacques Rudolph not out 9321230916043.86
Gary Kirsten c †McCullum b Martin1440025.00
Martin van Jaarsveld c Oram b Martin591381618042.75
Jacques Kallis c †McCullum b Martin01016000.00
Mark Boucher c Papps b Martin032000.00
Shaun Pollock c Fleming b Oram57120071.42
Nicky Boje  b Cairns2532405078.12
Makhaya Ntini c †McCullum b Cairns42210200.00
Andre Nel c Oram b Cairns057000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 4)5
TOTAL(99.5 Ov, RR: 3.16, 408 Mts)316
Fall of wickets: 1-103 (Graeme Smith, 24.1 ov), 2-130 (Herschelle Gibbs, 36.5 ov), 3-136 (Gary Kirsten, 38.1 ov), 4-251 (Martin van Jaarsveld, 81.1 ov), 5-265 (Jacques Kallis, 85.1 ov), 6-265 (Mark Boucher, 85.4 ov), 7-270 (Shaun Pollock, 88.2 ov), 8-304 (Nicky Boje, 97.4 ov), 9-308 (Makhaya Ntini, 97.6 ov), 10-316 (Andre Nel, 99.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chris Martin2065552.75997102
Michael Mason1647304.567113000
Jacob Oram1132111.90573000
Daniel Vettori2667602.921108000
Chris Cairns16.526043.567510002
Scott Styris1043003.00527000
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Papps lbw b Pollock063000.00
Mark Richardson c Smith b Boje371422055026.05
Stephen Fleming (c)c †Boucher b Nel9571010015.78
Mathew Sinclair lbw b Pollock2141544051.21
Scott Styris c & b Nel7313115011055.72
Brendon McCullum  b Boje310100030.00
Chris Cairns c van Jaarsveld b Boje4168914160.29
Jacob Oram lbw b Boje40761014152.63
Daniel Vettori c van Jaarsveld b Ntini929491031.03
Michael Mason run out (Pollock)0613000.00
Chris Martin not out 11529006.66
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 5, w 3)18
TOTAL(96.2 Ov, RR: 2.61, 412 Mts)252
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Michael Papps, 0.6 ov), 2-42 (Stephen Fleming, 23.2 ov), 3-73 (Mathew Sinclair, 37.5 ov), 4-107 (Mark Richardson, 48.3 ov), 5-111 (Brendon McCullum, 50.3 ov), 6-198 (Chris Cairns, 74.5 ov), 7-201 (Scott Styris, 75.6 ov), 8-220 (Daniel Vettori, 87.6 ov), 9-224 (Michael Mason, 90.5 ov), 10-252 (Jacob Oram, 96.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock22106522.9511210113
Makhaya Ntini2065012.501005110
Andre Nel2155822.76987010
Nicky Boje33.276942.061524000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 234 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)not out 12520329517061.57
Herschelle Gibbs c Fleming b Martin16121921133.33
Jacques Rudolph  b Martin089000.00
Jacques Kallis lbw b Oram19110011.11
Gary Kirsten lbw b Styris7618022711042.22
Martin van Jaarsveld not out 1323252056.52
Extras(lb 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(72.2 Ov, RR: 3.23, 295 Mts)234/4
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Herschelle Gibbs, 4.4 ov), 2-31 (Jacques Rudolph, 6.6 ov), 3-36 (Jacques Kallis, 9.3 ov), 4-207 (Gary Kirsten, 65.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chris Martin18.226523.548210100
Michael Mason613205.33235000
Jacob Oram1132312.09562000
Chris Cairns1021901.90502001
Daniel Vettori1825302.94735000
Scott Styris914014.44408000
MATCH DETAILS
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of New Zealand
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Graeme Smith
Graeme Smith
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1692
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Michael Mason
Michael Mason
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Asoka de Silva
TV Umpire
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Gary Baxter
Match Referee
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Clive Lloyd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 248/6 (Chris Cairns 60*, 89.5 ov)
Sat, 27 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 237/3 (Jacques Rudolph 60*, Martin van Jaarsveld 48*, 74 ov)
Sun, 28 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 128/5 (Scott Styris 41*, Chris Cairns 7*, 59.4 ov)
Mon, 29 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 82/3 (Graeme Smith 46*, Gary Kirsten 19*, 30 ov)
Tue, 30 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 234/4 (72.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • New Zealand 1st innings
  • New Zealand innings, 1x5 ball over, 13th over bowled by Ntini, called by Dar
  • SP Fleming passes 5,000 career Test runs
  • JH Kallis leaves the field at the end of the 22nd over, after bowling his 7th
  • 50 in 114 minutes off 170 balls, 6x4
  • Lunch 52/2, 30 overs, Fleming 20, Sinclair 8, 6x4
  • 50 partnership (Fleming 26, Sinclair 24) in 91 minutes off 137 balls, 7x4
  • 100 in 194 minutes off 279 balls, 14x4
  • MS Sinclair 50 in 145 minutes, 113 balls, 7x4, 1x6
  • Tea 141/4, 60 overs, Sinclair 62, McCullum 22, 19x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership (Sinclair 24, McCullum 26) in 75 minutes, 124 balls
  • 150 in 268 minutes off 399 balls, 19x4, 1x6
  • 200 in 317 minutes off 471 balls, 24x4, 3x6
  • New Ball taken after 80 overs
  • BB McCullum 50 in 147 minutes off 105 balls, 6x4
  • 50 partnership (McCullum 21, Cairns 29) in 53 minutes off 84 balls
  • CL Cairns 50 in 66 minutes off 60 balls, 9x4, 1x6
Day 2
  • 250 in 370 minutes off 548 balls, 31x4, 4x6
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • GC Smith, goes past 2,000 Test runs
  • Lunch 49/0 11 overs, 8x4, 1x6, Smith 25*, Gibbs 23
  • 50 in 49 minutes off 72 balls, 8x4,1x4
  • 50 partnership (Smith 25, Gibbs 25)
  • HH Gibbs 50 in 90 minutes off 71 balls with 7x4 and 1x6
  • 100 in 95 minutes off 140 balls, 14x1, 1x6
  • 100 partnership (Smith 45, Gibbs 53)
  • Tea 141/3, 40 overs, 20x4, 1x6
  • 150 in 171 minutes off 268 balls, 22x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership in 63 minutes off 101 balls (Rudolph 32, van Jaarsveld 19)
  • 200 in 248 minutes off 368 balls, 28x4.1x6
  • JA Rudolph 50 in 157 minutes, off 109 balls, 8x4
  • 100 partnership in 133 minutes off 215 balls (Rudolph 51, van Jaarsveld 48)
Day 3
  • M van Jaarsveld 50 in 140 minutes off 119 minutes, 7x4
  • 250 in 312 minutes off 480 balls. 36x4, 1x6
  • New ball taken after 80 overs
  • CS Martin takes his 50th Test wicket
  • 300 in 380 minutes off 567 balls, 44x4, 1x6
  • New Zealand 2nd innings
  • Lunch 0/0 0 overs
  • Tea 49/2 Richardson 31*, Sinclair 0*, 5x4
  • 50 in 129 minutes off 181 balls, 6x4
  • 100 in 195 minutes off 280 balls 14x4
Day 4
  • Rain delays the start by 90 minutes
  • 150 in 266 minutes off 382 balls 19x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership in 57 minutes off 86 balls (Styris 18, Cairns 31)
  • SB Styris 50 in 115 minutes off 87 balls, 9x4
  • 200 in 299 minutes off 459 balls 24x4, 1x6
  • New ball taken after 81 overs
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • 50 in 70 minutes off 95 balls, 7x4,1x6
Day 5
  • GC Smith 50 in 129 minutes off 99 balls, 6x4
  • 50 partnership in 86 minutes off 134 balls (Smith 30, Kirtsen 19)
  • 100 in 143 minutes off 212 balls, 12x4, 1x6
  • 100 partnership in 167 minutes off 254 balls (Smith 58, Kirtsen 42)
  • 150 in 219 minutes off 326 balls, 18x4, 1x6
  • G Kirsten 50 in 188 minutes off 149 balls, 6x4
  • GC Smith 100 in 233 minutes off 165 balls, 13x4
  • New 4th wicket partnership record for RSA v NZ
  • 200 in 268 minutes off 392 balls, 26x4,1x6
  • 150 partnership in 215 minutes off 320 balls (Smith 91, Kirsten 56)