Border v England XI
England in South Africa 1995/96
VenueBuffalo Park, East London on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th November 1995 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland XI won by an innings and 53 runs
UmpiresRA Noble, DL Orchard
Close of play day 1England XI (1) 218/4 (Crawley 87*, Russell 16*; 69 overs)
Close of play day 2No play
Close of play day 3Border (1) 153/6 (Cullinan 15*, Howell 5*; 48.3 overs)

England XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JP Crawleylbw b Fourie10828136910- 
*AJ Stewartc Kirsten b Ntini1130331- 
MR Ramprakashc Cullinan b Fourie709712591 
RA Smithlbw b Fourie035-- 
GA Hickc Palframan b Cronje1843623- 
+RC Russellc Palframan b Howell641641926- 
DG Corkc and b Howell431221504- 
D Goughc Emslie b Ntini721161- 
PJ Martinc Botha b Howell52930-- 
RK Illingworthb Fourie31924-- 
MC Ilottnot out1412-- 
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 12 nb, 2 w)21
Total(all out, 133.1 overs)351
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Stewart), 2-143 (Ramprakash), 3-145 (Smith), 4-184 (Hick), 5-280 (Crawley), 6-306 (Russell), 7-315 (Gough), 8-330 (Cork), 9-347 (Martin), 10-351 (Illingworth)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fourie30   7754--
Ntini32   5842--
Botha14   1420--
Emslie11   2390--
Cronje13   2311--
Pope3   0150--
Strydom1   100--

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJC Cronjec Cork b Gough246088-- 
PJ Bothac Russell b Cork11515-- 
*PN Kirstenlbw b Ilott5377938- 
DJ Cullinanlbw b Cork2099147-- 
PC Strydomrun out1023291- 
+SJ Palframanb Cork2127374- 
SC Popec Illingworth b Cork11310-- 
IL Howellc Russell b Gough1141502- 
BC Fourienot out0011-- 
PAN Emslielbw b Gough011-- 
M Ntinib Cork175-- 
Extras(8 b, 6 lb, 9 nb, 1 w)24
Total(all out, 58.3 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Botha), 2-81 (Cronje), 3-90 (Kirsten), 4-111 (Strydom), 5-141 (Palframan), 6-144 (Pope), 7-164 (Cullinan), 8-164 (Howell), 9-164 (Emslie), 10-166 (Ntini)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ilott14   43411-
Gough12   4303-5
Martin7   2230-1
Illingworth9   4170--

Border second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FJC Cronjelbw b Ilott1326282- 
PJ Bothac Smith b Cork21691003- 
*PN Kirstenc Russell b Ilott620301- 
DJ Cullinanb Gough551041344- 
PC Strydomlbw b Cork367-- 
+SJ Palframanb Cork1022392- 
SC Popeb Ilott834401- 
IL Howellnot out51531-- 
BC Fouriec Russell b Ilott054-- 
PAN Emslielbw b Gough055-- 
M Ntinilbw b Ilott0614-- 
Extras(10 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 51.5 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Cronje), 2-34 (Kirsten), 3-55 (Botha), 4-63 (Strydom), 5-92 (Palframan), 6-127 (Cullinan), 7-127 (Pope), 8-128 (Fourie), 9-129 (Emslie), 10-132 (Ntini)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin5   2110--
Gough9   392-1
Cork12   0333--
Illingworth12   1330--

--> M Ntini made his debut in First-Class matches
--> JP Crawley (1) passed 8000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 24
--> PC Strydom (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> MR Ramprakash made his debut in South Africa in First-Class matches
--> PJ Martin made his debut in South Africa in First-Class matches