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RESULT
4th Test, St John's, April 29 - May 03, 2005, South Africa tour of West Indies
588/6d & 127/1

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
1/65 & 317
chris-gayle
Player Of The Series
505 runs • 2 wkts
graeme-smith
South Africa 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers c †Browne b Best11417325113165.89
Graeme Smith (c)c Washington b Powell12617325619072.83
Boeta Dippenaar run out (Deonarine/Best/†Browne)541900125.00
Jacques Kallis c Washington b Powell14728739414151.21
Herschelle Gibbs c Deonarine b Gayle2352583044.23
Ashwell Prince c †Browne b Bravo13125432113151.57
Mark Boucher not out 1124310045.83
Shaun Pollock not out 1318271072.22
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 8, w 5)18
TOTAL163 Ov (RR: 3.60, 680 Mts)588/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-245 (AB de Villiers, 56.5 ov), 2-245 (Graeme Smith, 57.2 ov), 3-251 (Boeta Dippenaar, 60.1 ov), 4-295 (Herschelle Gibbs, 76.3 ov), 5-562 (Jacques Kallis, 155.4 ov), 6-563 (Ashwell Prince, 156.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Daren Powell32313724.2812417031
57.2 to GC Smith, . 245/2
155.4 to JH Kallis, . 562/5
Tino Best26411614.4611015005
56.5 to AB de Villiers, . 245/1
Dwight Washington2237303.31939000
Dwayne Bravo2749713.5910810022
156.1 to AG Prince, . 563/6
Chris Gayle31116512.091474200
76.3 to HH Gibbs, . 295/4
Wavell Hinds602404.00264000
Narsingh Deonarine1816903.83664100
Ramnaresh Sarwan10202.0040000
West Indies 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Gayle c Smith b Zondeki31748363037365.63
Wavell Hinds c & b Ntini016000.00
Ramnaresh Sarwan c Prince b Zondeki12727938814245.51
Brian Lara c †Boucher b Zondeki429381013.79
Shivnarine Chanderpaul (c)run out (Pollock)12728740313044.25
Narsingh Deonarine c †Boucher b Smith44443009.09
Dwayne Bravo c Prince b Boucher10723527213045.53
Courtney Browne lbw b Smith066000.00
Daren Powell  b de Villiers1239301030.76
Tino Best c Gibbs b de Villiers57121071.42
Dwight Washington not out 725481028.00
Extras(b 2, lb 9, nb 23, w 3)37
TOTAL235.2 Ov (RR: 3.17, 939 Mts)747
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Wavell Hinds, 1.1 ov), 2-345 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 94.1 ov), 3-363 (Brian Lara, 102.2 ov), 4-512 (Chris Gayle, 152.2 ov), 5-535 (Narsingh Deonarine, 164.4 ov), 6-665 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 205.3 ov), 7-665 (Courtney Browne, 206.6 ov), 8-700 (Daren Powell, 219.6 ov), 9-712 (Tino Best, 223.2 ov), 10-747 (Dwayne Bravo, 235.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock34511103.26159121013
Makhaya Ntini33310613.2115012112
1.1 to WW Hinds, . 14/1
Monde Zondeki25412034.8010018115
94.1 to RR Sarwan, . 345/2
102.2 to BC Lara, . 363/3
152.2 to CH Gayle, . 512/4
Jacques Kallis3669602.6616010000
Nicky Boje3067602.531338000
Graeme Smith43314523.3718315212
164.4 to N Deonarine, . 535/5
206.6 to CO Browne, . 665/7
AB de Villiers2164922.33984000
219.6 to DBL Powell, . 700/8
223.2 to TL Best, . 712/9
Ashwell Prince912202.44360000
Boeta Dippenaar21100.50110000
Mark Boucher1.20614.5061001
235.2 to DJ Bravo, . 747/10
Herschelle Gibbs10404.0051000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)not out 50871377057.47
AB de Villiers c Washington b Best124530300.00
Boeta Dippenaar not out 561011327255.44
Extras(nb 6, w 3)9
TOTAL31 Ov (RR: 4.09, 137 Mts)127/1
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (AB de Villiers, 0.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tino Best503216.40205013
0.4 to AB de Villiers, . 14/1
Daren Powell621502.50303000
Dwight Washington712002.85312002
Dwayne Bravo502404.80204000
Wavell Hinds311003.33162001
Narsingh Deonarine312006.66121200
Ramnaresh Sarwan10303.0040000
Chris Gayle10303.0030000
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MATCH DETAILS
Antigua Recreation Ground, St John's, Antigua
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Series
Season2005
Player Of The Match
West Indies
Chris Gayle
Player Of The Series
South Africa
Graeme Smith
Series resultSouth Africa won the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1750
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Dwight Washington
Dwight Washington
Umpires
New Zealand
Billy Bowden
Australia
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
West Indies
Basil Morgan
Match Referee
New Zealand
Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 29 Apr - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 214/0 (AB de Villiers 103*, Graeme Smith 106*, 48.5 ov)
Sat, 30 Apr - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 525/4 (Jacques Kallis 127*, Ashwell Prince 114*, 147 ov)
Sun, 01 May - day 3 - West Indies 1st innings 299/1 (Chris Gayle 184*, Ramnaresh Sarwan 103*, 80 ov)
Mon, 02 May - day 4 - West Indies 1st innings 565/5 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul 82*, Dwayne Bravo 10*, 178 ov)
Tue, 03 May - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 127/1 (31 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • New ball taken after 178 overs, West Indies 565/5
  • S Chanderpaul 100 in 349 minutes off 242 balls, 10x4
  • 8 100's in the same test a new record for Test cricket
  • de Villiers takes the wicket keeping duties from Boucher with West Indies 737/9 after 232 overs
  • DJJ Bravo 100 in 243 minutes off 209 minutes, 12x4
  • News from the RSA camp is that Boje has been released from the One-Day squad to return home for treatment to his breathing problems
  • HH Dippenaar 50 in 138 minutes off 94 balls, 6x4, 2x6
  • GC Smith 50 in 154 minutes off 87 minutes, 7x4