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462 & 170-8d
Series badge Won toss. Elected to bowlRSA
343
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Overs: 45.1 RR: 3.76 vs spin: 2.96
vs seam: 3.58
Overs: 117.3 RR: 2.92 vs spin: 3.15
vs seam: 2.80
Thu 04/06/98 England v South Africa, 1st Test, Edgbaston, Birmingham
match drawn Match Drawn
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England - 1st Inns 462 (181.0; RR: 2.55)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MA Butcher c Kallis b Adams 77 214 7 0 35.98
MA Atherton c Boucher b Donald 103 279 12 0 36.92
AJ Stewart c Cullinan b Klusener 49 128 5 0 38.28
N Hussain lbw b Adams 35 82 5 0 42.68
GP Thorpe b Pollock 10 30 1 0 33.33
MR Ramprakash b Donald 49 151 4 0 32.45
MA Ealham b Adams 5 39 0 0 12.82
DG Cork c Pollock b Donald 36 109 5 0 33.03
RDB Croft c Boucher b Donald 19 21 2 0 90.48
D Gough not out 16 15 2 0 106.67
ARC Fraser c Cronje b Pollock 9 21 1 0 42.86
Extras (18b, 26lb, 8w, 2nb) 54  
TOTAL 462 all out (181.0 overs; RR: 2.55)

Fall of wickets

179-1 (MA Butcher 69.6 ov), 249-2 (MA Atherton 93.4 ov), 309-3 (AJ Stewart 116.3 ov), 309-4 (N Hussain 117.1 ov), 329-5 (GP Thorpe 126.5 ov), 356-6 (MA Ealham 141.5 ov), 411-7 (MR Ramprakash 169.1 ov), 430-8 (DG Cork 173.6 ov), 437-9 (RDB Croft 175.1 ov), 462-10 (ARC Fraser 181.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
AA Donald 35.0 9 95 4 2.71 2 0
SM Pollock 42.0 12 92 2 2.19 1 2
L Klusener 31.0 7 74 1 2.39 0 1
WJ Cronje 11.0 3 28 0 2.55 1 0
PR Adams 42.0 10 83 3 1.98 0 0
JH Kallis 20.0 7 46 0 2.30 1 0

South Africa - 1st Inns 343 (117.3; RR: 2.92)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
G Kirsten c Butcher b Cork 12 55 1 0 21.82
GFJ Liebenberg c b Cork 3 15 0 0 20.00
JH Kallis c Stewart b Cork 61 131 3 0 46.56
DJ Cullinan b Fraser 78 193 8 0 40.41
WJ Cronje c b Cork 1 6 0 0 16.67
JN Rhodes c Stewart b Fraser 95 156 8 1 60.90
SM Pollock c Croft b Fraser 16 18 3 0 88.89
MV Boucher c Stewart b Fraser 0 9 0 0 0.00
L Klusener c Stewart b Ealham 57 90 11 0 63.33
AA Donald c & b Cork 7 17 0 0 41.18
PR Adams not out 6 17 1 0 35.29
Extras (0b, 5lb, 0w, 2nb) 7  
TOTAL 343 all out (117.3 overs; RR: 2.92)

Fall of wickets

6-1 (GFJ Liebenberg 5.4 ov), 38-2 (G Kirsten 18.5 ov), 119-3 (JH Kallis 54.5 ov), 125-4 (WJ Cronje 56.5 ov), 191-5 (DJ Cullinan 74.4 ov), 211-6 (SM Pollock 78.4 ov), 224-7 (MV Boucher 82.3 ov), 328-8 (JN Rhodes 110.6 ov), 328-9 (L Klusener 111.5 ov), 343-10 (AA Donald 117.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
ARC Fraser 34.0 6 103 4 3.03 0 1
DG Cork 32.3 7 93 5 2.91 0 0
MA Ealham 23.0 8 55 1 2.39 0 0
RDB Croft 27.0 3 85 0 3.15 0 0
MA Butcher 1.0 0 2 0 2.00 0 1

England - 2nd Inns 170-8 (45.1; RR: 3.76)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MA Butcher lbw b Pollock 11 21 1 0 52.38
MA Atherton b Klusener 43 115 7 0 37.39
N Hussain lbw b Donald 0 5 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart b Donald 28 34 3 0 82.35
GP Thorpe b Klusener 43 59 5 0 72.88
MR Ramprakash c Kallis b Adams 11 10 1 1 110.00
MA Ealham c Pollock b Klusener 7 12 1 0 58.33
DG Cork st Boucher b Adams 2 7 0 0 28.57
RDB Croft not out 1 8 0 0 12.50
ARC Fraser  
D Gough  
Extras (10b, 6lb, 8w, 0nb) 24  
TOTAL 170-8 (45.1 overs; RR: 3.76)

Fall of wickets

24-1 (MA Butcher 5.4 ov), 31-2 (N Hussain 8.3 ov), 80-3 (AJ Stewart 22.1 ov), 148-4 (GP Thorpe 38.1 ov), 153-5 (MA Atherton 40.1 ov), 167-6 (MR Ramprakash 41.5 ov), 167-7 (MA Ealham 42.5 ov), 170-8 (DG Cork 45.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
AA Donald 10.0 1 48 2 4.80 1 0
SM Pollock 12.0 2 43 1 3.58 4 0
L Klusener 11.0 4 27 3 2.45 0 0
PR Adams 12.1 3 36 2 3.00 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v South Africa at Birmingham, 1st Test

Date

Thursday June 4, 1998

Toss

South Africa won the toss and elected to field

Time

11:00am BST

Venue

Edgbaston, Birmingham

Umpires

RB Tiffin, DR Shepherd

England Team

Playing XI

ARC Fraser, MA Atherton, N Hussain, AJ Stewart, MR Ramprakash, GP Thorpe, D Gough, DG Cork, RDB Croft, MA Ealham, MA Butcher

South Africa Team

Playing XI

WJ Cronje, AA Donald, JN Rhodes, DJ Cullinan, G Kirsten, SM Pollock, JH Kallis, PR Adams, GFJ Liebenberg, L Klusener, MV Boucher