English cricket team in South Africa in 1999–2000

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English cricket team in South Africa in 1999–2000
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England
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South Africa
Dates 1 November 1999 – 13 February 2000
Captains Nasser Hussain Hansie Cronje
Test series
Result South Africa won the 5-match series 2–1
Most runs Nasser Hussain (370) Gary Kirsten (396)
Most wickets Andrew Caddick (16) Allan Donald (22)
Player of the series Daryll Cullinan (SA)

The England cricket team toured South Africa during the 1999–2000 season, playing five Test matches and a triangular One Day International (ODI) series against South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

25–28 November 1999
Scorecard
v
122 (41.4 overs)
Andrew Flintoff 38 (48)
Allan Donald 6/53 (15 overs)
403/9d (138 overs)
Daryll Cullinan 108 (170)
Darren Gough 5/70 (30 overs)
260 (83.4 overs)
Alec Stewart 86 (130)
Allan Donald 5/74 (23 overs)
South Africa won by an innings and 21 runs
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: Dave Orchard (SA) and Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan (SL)
Player of the match: Allan Donald (SA)

2nd Test[edit]

9–13 December 1999
Scorecard
v
450 (128.1 overs)
Lance Klusener 174 (221)
Phil Tufnell 4/124 (42 overs)
373 (137.1 overs)
Mike Atherton 108 (274)
Nantie Hayward 4/75 (28.1 overs)
224/4d (92.5 overs)
Jacques Kallis 85* (260)
Andrew Caddick 2/29 (18 overs)
153/6 (77 overs)
Nasser Hussain 70* (211)
Shaun Pollock 2/18 (17 overs)
Match drawn
St George's Oval, Port Elizabeth
Umpires: Steve Bucknor (WI) and Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Player of the match: Lance Klusener (SA)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • Nantie Hayward (SA) made his Test debut.

3rd Test[edit]

26–30 December 1999
Scorecard
v
366/9d (166.4 overs)
Nasser Hussain 146* (463)
Hansie Cronje 2/5 (7 overs)
156 (50.5 overs)
Shaun Pollock 64 (89)
Andrew Caddick 7/46 (16 overs)
572/7 (f/o) (209.2 overs)
Gary Kirsten 275 (642)
Mark Butcher 2/32 (8.2 overs)
Match drawn
Kingsmead, Durban
Umpires: Doug Cowie (NZ) and Dave Orchard (SA)
Player of the match: Andrew Caddick (Eng) and Gary Kirsten (SA)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

4th Test[edit]

2–5 January 2000
Scorecard
v
258 (113 overs)
Mike Atherton 71 (124)
Allan Donald 5/47 (26 overs)
421 (153.4 overs)
Daryll Cullinan 120 (255)
Chris Silverwood 5/91 (32 overs)
126 (60.3 overs)
Mike Atherton 35 (109)
Paul Adams 3/42 (19.3 overs)
South Africa won by an innings and 37 runs
Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town
Umpires: B. C. Cooray (SL) and Cyril Mitchley (SA)
Player of the match: Daryll Cullinan (SA)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

5th Test[edit]

14–18 January 2000
Scorecard
v
248/8d (72 overs)
Lance Klusener 61* (96)
Alan Mullally 2/42 (24 overs)
0/0d (0 overs)
251/8 (75.1 overs)
Alec Stewart 73 (140)
Shaun Pollock 3/53 (20 overs)
England won by 2 wickets
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Umpires: Darrell Hair (Aus) and Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Player of the match: Michael Vaughan (Eng)
Man of the Series: Daryll Cullinan (SA)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • No play was possible on Days 2, 3 or 4 due to heavy rain.
  • The laws at the time did not allow for the forfeiture of the 1st innings, so England's 1st innings is recorded as 0/0 declared.

Standard Bank Triangular Tournament[edit]

2nd Match: South Africa v England[edit]

23 January 2000
Scorecard
South Africa 
184 (49.5 overs)
v
 England
185/1 (39.3 overs)
Jacques Kallis 57 (105)
Darren Gough 4/29 (10 overs)
Nasser Hussain 85 (114)
Nicky Boje 1/47 (10 overs)
England won by 9 wickets
Goodyear Park, Bloemfontein
Umpires: Danzel Becker (SA) and Dave Orchard (SA)
Player of the match: Darren Gough (Eng)

3rd Match: South Africa v England[edit]

26 January 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
South Africa 
204/7 (50 overs)
v
 England
203/9 (50 overs)
Jacques Kallis 43 (70)
Darren Gough 3/36 (10 overs)
Chris Adams 42 (69)
Lance Klusener 2/34 (10 overs)
South Africa won by 1 run
Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town
Umpires: Wilf Diedricks (SA) and Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.

4th Match: England v Zimbabwe[edit]

28 January 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
211/7 (50 overs)
v
 England
107 (34.2 overs)
Neil Johnson 97 (131)
Graeme Hick 1/25 (4 overs)
Chris Read 23 (40)
Henry Olonga 6/19 (8.2 overs)
Zimbabwe won by 104 runs
Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town
Umpires: Ian Howell (SA) and Cyril Mitchley (SA)
Player of the match: Henry Olonga (Zim)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

5th Match: England v Zimbabwe[edit]

30 January 2000
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
161/9 (50 overs)
v
 England
162/2 (32.1 overs)
Heath Streak 35* (65)
Mark Ealham 5/15 (10 overs)
Nick Knight 72* (94)
Heath Streak 1/26 (7.1 overs)
England won by 8 wickets
De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley
Umpires: Barry Lambson (SA) and Dave Orchard (SA)
Player of the match: Mark Ealham (Eng)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

7th Match: South Africa v England[edit]

4 February 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
England 
231/6 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
233/8 (49.4 overs)
Nick Knight 64 (111)
Shaun Pollock 2/36 (10 overs)
Jonty Rhodes 42 (51)
Mark Alleyne 3/55 (10 overs)
South Africa won by 2 wickets
Buffalo Park, East London
Umpires: Ian Howell (SA) and Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Player of the match: Mark Alleyne (Eng)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.

9th Match: England v Zimbabwe[edit]

9 February 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Umpires: Danzel Becker (SA) and Cyril Mitchley (SA)
  • No toss.

Final: South Africa v England[edit]

13 February 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
South Africa 
149 (45 overs)
v
 England
111 (38 overs)
Hansie Cronje 56 (113)
Andrew Caddick 4/19 (9 overs)
Craig White 16 (44)
Shaun Pollock 5/20 (9 overs)
South Africa won by 38 runs
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: Rudi Koertzen (SA) and Dave Orchard (SA)
Player of the match: Shaun Pollock (SA)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.

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