South African Students v England XI
England in South Africa 1995/96
VenueJan Smuts Stadium, Pietermaritzburg on 20th, 21st, 22nd December 1995 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth African Students won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresSF Marais, RB Shah
Close of play day 1South African Students (1) 253/6 (Pothas 141*, Boje 42*)
Close of play day 2England XI (1) 186/2 (Stewart 89*, Thorpe 37*)

South African Students first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Wesselsc Smith b Ilott616181- 
*GFJ Liebenbergc Russell b Martin1238502- 
M van Jaarsveldb Ilott21216-- 
N Adamsc Russell b Ilott0617-- 
+N Pothasc Smith b Watkinson147216287181 
V Wandragc Smith b Ilott033-- 
MJG Davisc Russell b Ilott4485989- 
N Bojec Atherton b Ilott511431656- 
BP Horannot out134-- 
JD Albaniedid not bat      
J Septemberdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)6
Total(8 wickets, declared, 86.1 overs)269
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Wessels), 2-19 (van Jaarsveld), 3-23 (Liebenberg), 4-23 (Adams), 5-23 (Wandrag), 6-108 (Davis), 7-265 (Boje), 8-269 (Pothas, 86.1 ov)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ilott24   6896--
Martin11   5331--
Gallian5   0190--
Illingworth24   3650--
Hick5   070--

England XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Athertonc Liebenberg b Boje501121028- 
AJ Stewartnot out89239301121 
JER Gallianc Wessels b Albanie32047-- 
GP Thorpenot out371011475- 
GA Hickdid not bat      
RA Smithdid not bat      
+RC Russelldid not bat      
M Watkinsondid not bat      
PJ Martindid not bat      
RK Illingworthdid not bat      
MC Ilottdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 nb, 1 w)7
Total(2 wickets, 78 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-86 (Atherton), 2-104 (Gallian)
South African Students bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Albanie9   2321-2
September12   22901-
Davis31   8430--
Horan4   0110--
Boje13   1451--
Wandrag9   3220--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> N Adams made his debut in First-Class matches
--> N Pothas (1) passed his previous highest score of 78 in First-Class matches
--> N Pothas (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> N Pothas (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 68
--> JER Gallian made his debut in South Africa in First-Class matches