result
4th Test, St John's, Apr 29 - May 3 2005, South Africa tour of West Indies
(31 ov)588/6d & 127/1
Match drawn
player of the match
Chris Gayle
West Indies
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers c †Browne b Best11417325113165.90
Graeme Smith (c)c Washington b Powell12617325619072.83
Boeta Dippenaar run out (Deonarine/Best/†Browne)541900125.00
Jacques Kallis c Washington b Powell14728739414151.22
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
TOTAL(163 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
Tino Best26411614.4611015005
Dwight Washington2237303.32939000
Dwayne Bravo2749713.5910810022
Chris Gayle31116512.101474200
Wavell Hinds602404.00264000
Narsingh Deonarine1816903.83664100
Ramnaresh Sarwan10202.0040000
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Chris Gayle c Smith b Zondeki31748363037365.63
Wavell Hinds c & b Ntini016000.00
Ramnaresh Sarwan c Prince b Zondeki12727938814245.52
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 Villiers1239301030.77
Tino Best c Gibbs b de Villiers57121071.43
Dwight Washington not out 725481028.00
Extras(b 2, lb 9, nb 23, w 3)37
TOTAL(235.2 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
Monde Zondeki25412034.8010018115
Jacques Kallis3669602.6716010000
Nicky Boje3067602.531338000
Graeme Smith43314523.3718315212
AB de Villiers2164922.33984000
Ashwell Prince912202.44360000
Boeta Dippenaar21100.50110000
Mark Boucher1.20614.5061001
Herschelle Gibbs10404.0051000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)not out 50871377057.47
AB de Villiers c Washington b Best124530300.00
Boeta Dippenaar not out 561011327255.45
Extras(nb 6, w 3)9
TOTAL(31 Ov, RR: 4.09, 137 Mts)127/1
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (AB de Villiers, 0.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tino Best503216.40205013
Daren Powell621502.50303000
Dwight Washington712002.86312002
Dwayne Bravo502404.80204000
Wavell Hinds311003.33162001
Narsingh Deonarine312006.67121200
Ramnaresh Sarwan10303.0040000
Chris Gayle10303.0030000
MATCH DETAILS
Antigua Recreation Ground, St John's, Antigua
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of West Indies
Season2005
Player Of The Match
Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle
Player Of The Series
Graeme Smith
Graeme Smith
Series resultSouth Africa won the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTEST No. 1750
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Dwight Washington
Dwight Washington
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
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Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
West Indies Image
Basil Morgan
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 29 Apr - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 214 (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
  • 4th Umpire - CE Mack
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • South Africa 50 in 48 minutes off 61 balls, 8x4
  • AB de Villiers 50 in 91 minutes off 51 balls, 8x4
  • South Africa 100 in 97 minutes off 127 balls, 16x4
  • 100 run partnership (de Villiers 52, Smith 47)
  • Players leave the field at 11:50 for rain, 22.1 overs, South Africa 114/0
  • Early lunch taken during the rain starting at 11:50
  • 10 minutes lost to rain after lunch
  • Players off the field again at 12:46, 23.1 overs, South Africa 119/0
  • 11 minutes lost for the second rain break
  • GC Smith 50 in 112 minutes off 79 balls, 9x4
  • Rain takes the players off for a third time at 13:08
  • South Africa 1st innings: 1x5 ball over (23rd over bowled by Best,called by Taufel)
  • 2 hours 17 minutes lost to the rain break
  • South Africa 150 in 147 minutes off 197 balls, 22x4
  • 150 partnership (de Villiers 76, Smith 70)
  • South Africa 200 in 198 minutes off 275 balls, 27x4, 1x6
  • 200 partnership (de Villiers 98, Smith 98)
  • GC Smith 100 in 199 minutes off 141 balls, 16x4 (third in three Tests)
  • AB de Villiers 100 in 205 minutes off 140 balls, 12x4, 1x6
  • Players are taken off the field at 17:16 once again for rain
Day 2
  • Play delayed by 30 minutes after overnight rain
  • New Ball taken after 98 overs
  • JH Kallis 50 in 191 minutes off 135 balls, 5x4, 1x6
  • AG Prince 50 in 120 minutes off 108 balls, 6x4, 1x6
  • South Africa 400 off 672 balls, 41x4, 3x6
  • Kallis 100 in 284 minutes off 212 balls, 11x4, 1x6
  • 22nd 100 for Kallis, highest for South Africa beating 21 by G Kirsten
  • AG Prince 100 in 246 minutes off 200 balls, 11x4, 1x6
  • Kallis becomes South Africa's highest Test scorer
Day 3
  • 5th wicket record partnership for South Africa between Kallis and Prince
  • Boucher becomes the 9th South African to get to 3,000 runs, and the 3rd world wicket keeper with 3,000 runs and 300 dismissals
  • South Africa became the 11th team to register four hundreds in an innings
  • West Indies 1st innings
  • CH Gayle 50 in 50 minutes 34 balls, 9x4, 1x6
  • West Indies 100 in 84 minutes off 107 balls, 12x4, 3x6
  • CH Gayle 100 in 144 minutes off 96 balls, 15x4, 3x6
  • CH Gayle 150 in 207 minutes off 149 balls, 24x4, 3x6
  • record 2nd wicket partnership for the ground
  • RR Sarwan 100 in 311 minutes off 221 balls, 10x4, 4x6
  • Highest 2nd wicket partnership by any team against South Africa
Day 4
  • New ball taken after 80 overs, West Indies 299/1
  • 2nd wicket partnership between gayle and Sarwan the highest for any wicket for the ground
  • CH Gayle 250 in 494 minutes off 369 balls, 33x4, 3x6
  • CH Gayle registers his highest first class score
  • CG Gayle 300 in 598 minutes off 462 balls, 34x4, 3x6
  • CH Gayle, highest individual score against South Africa
  • S Chanderpaul 50 in 222 minutes off 154 balls, 3x4
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