South Africa v England
England in South Africa 1995/96 (5th Test)
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 2nd, 3rd, 4th January 1996 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africa won by 10 wickets
UmpiresDL Orchard, SG Randell
TV umpireKE Liebenberg
RefereeCH Lloyd
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 44/2 (Kirsten 14*, Cullinan 7*)
Close of play day 2England (2) 17/1 (Stewart 4*, Fraser 0*)
Man of the MatchAA Donald

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Athertonc Hudson b Donald02124-- 
AJ Stewartb McMillan135175-- 
RA Smithb Adams661792618- 
GP Thorpec McMillan b Donald2043453- 
GA Hickc McMillan b Donald231-- 
+RC Russellc McMillan b Pollock957781- 
M Watkinsonlbw b Pollock11962- 
DG Corkb Donald1633532- 
PJ Martinc Hudson b Donald066-- 
ARC Frasernot out58121- 
DE Malcolmb Adams135-- 
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Atherton), 2-24 (Stewart), 3-58 (Thorpe), 4-60 (Hick), 5-103 (Russell), 6-115 (Watkinson), 7-141 (Cork), 8-147 (Martin), 9-151 (Smith), 10-153 (Malcolm)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald16   546511
Pollock14   6262-1
McMillan10   2221--
Kallis4   220--
Cronje4   400--

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstenc Atherton b Watkinson23991563- 
AC Hudsonlbw b Cork0510-- 
*WJ Cronjec Russell b Cork1233332- 
DJ Cullinanc Russell b Martin621342047- 
JN Rhodesc Russell b Fraser167099-- 
BM McMillanrun out1129482- 
JH Kallislbw b Martin7651171- 
+DJ Richardsonnot out54981725- 
SM Pollockc Smith b Watkinson42417-- 
AA Donaldc Russell b Cork31212-- 
PR Adamsc Hick b Martin2938653- 
Extras(22 lb, 1 nb)23
Total(all out, 101 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Hudson), 2-19 (Cronje), 3-79 (Kirsten), 4-125 (Cullinan), 5-125 (Rhodes), 6-144 (McMillan), 7-154 (Kallis), 8-163 (Pollock), 9-171 (Donald), 10-244 (Adams)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cork25   6603-1
Malcolm20   6560--
Martin24   9373--
Fraser17   10341--
Watkinson15   3352--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Athertonc Richardson b Donald1015181- 
AJ Stewartc Cullinan b Pollock739481- 
ARC Fraserc Adams b Donald12434-- 
RA Smithc Richardson b Adams1336571- 
GP Thorperun out591261618- 
GA Hicklbw b Pollock36799642 
+RC Russellc Hudson b Pollock241-- 
M Watkinsonlbw b Adams046-- 
DG Corkc Kallis b Pollock89142- 
PJ Martinc Adams b Pollock93531-- 
DE Malcolmnot out01117-- 
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 5 nb)12
Total(all out, 62.5 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Atherton), 2-22 (Stewart), 3-22 (Fraser), 4-66 (Smith), 5-138 (Hick), 6-140 (Russell), 7-140 (Thorpe), 8-140 (Watkinson), 9-150 (Cork), 10-157 (Martin)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald18   6492--
Adams22   6532--
McMillan7   3160-3

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstennot out4148638- 
AC Hudsonnot out2744635- 
*WJ Cronjedid not bat      
DJ Cullinandid not bat      
JN Rhodesdid not bat      
BM McMillandid not bat      
JH Kallisdid not bat      
+DJ Richardsondid not bat      
SM Pollockdid not bat      
AA Donalddid not bat      
PR Adamsdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(no wicket, 63 minutes, 15.4 overs)70
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cork4   0230--
Malcolm2   0120--
Martin4   230--
Watkinson4   0240--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in three.
--> Day 2 Lunch: South Africa (1) 109/3 (Cullinan 53*, Rhodes 9*)
--> Day 2 Tea: South Africa (1) 148/6 (Kallis 7*, Richardson 2*)
--> Day 3 Tea: England (2) 157 all out
--> RA Smith made his last appearance in Test matches
--> M Watkinson made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RA Smith (1) 50 in 142 balls, 187 minutes with 7 fours
--> DJ Cullinan (1) 50 in 113 balls, 159 minutes with 7 fours
--> DJ Richardson (1) 50 in 91 balls, 143 minutes with 5 fours
--> DJ Richardson (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 48
--> GP Thorpe (2) 50 in 90 balls, 111 minutes with 8 fours
--> M Watkinson made his debut in South Africa in Test matches
--> M Watkinson reached 650 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed SM Pollock, his 2nd wicket in the South Africa first innings
--> SM Pollock achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DG Cork in the England second innings (previous best was 3-44)
--> SM Pollock achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the England second innings
--> SM Pollock reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when he dismissed DG Cork, his 4th wicket in the England second innings
--> SM Pollock reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed AJ Stewart, his 1st wicket in the England second innings

McMillan run out by Cork
New ball taken after 84 overs
On Thorpe's run out, umpire Orchard initially gave not out
but consulted TV replay after discussions with Cronje, and
reversed his decision.
AA Donald awarded Man of the Series for 'contributing the
most towards South Africa winning the series'.
Scheduled 5th day of Test replaced by a day/night limited
overs match versus Western Province.