South African cricket team in England in 2003

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South African cricket team in England in 2003
  Flag of South Africa.svg Flag of England.svg
  South Africa England
Dates 20 June – 8 September 2003
Captains Graeme Smith Nasser Hussain (Tests)
Michael Vaughan (ODIs)
Test series
Result 5-match series drawn 2–2
Most runs Graeme Smith (714) Marcus Trescothick (487)
Most wickets Makhaya Ntini (23) James Anderson (15)
Player of the series Andrew Flintoff (Eng) and Graeme Smith (SA)

The South African cricket team toured England in the 2003 season to play a five-match Test series against England. The two teams also took part in a triangular One Day International tournament against Zimbabwe.

The Test series was drawn 2-2 with one match drawn, while England won the ODI tournament, beating South Africa in the final.

Tour matches[edit]

50-over: Sussex v South Africans[edit]

20 June 2003
Scorecard
South Africans 
267/7 (50 overs)
v
Sussex
114 (30.5 overs)
Boeta Dippenaar 101* (90)
Robin Martin-Jenkins 2/34 (10 overs)
Chris Adams 32 (54)
Paul Adams 3/19 (6 overs)
South Africans won by 153 runs
County Ground, Hove
Umpires: Rob Bailey (Eng) and George Sharp (Eng)
  • South Africans won the toss and elected to bat.

50-over: Northamptonshire v South Africans[edit]

22 June 2003
Scorecard
South Africans 
229/6 (50 overs)
v
Northamptonshire
45/1 (15 overs)
Mark Boucher 69 (89)
Mike Cawdron 2/36 (10 overs)
No result
County Ground, Northampton
Umpires: Peter Hartley (Eng) and Allan Jones (Eng)
  • South Africans won the toss and elected to bat.

50-over: Worcestershire v South Africans[edit]

25 June 2003
Scorecard
South Africans 
261/4 (50 overs)
v
Worcestershire
192 (45 overs)
Jacques Kallis 66 (103)
Kabir Ali 2/49 (10 overs)
Justin Kemp 77 (87)
Alan Dawson 4/26 (8 overs)
South Africans won by 69 runs
New Road, Worcester
Umpires: Nigel Cowley (Eng) and Ian Gould (Eng)
  • South Africans won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Shaftab Khalid (Worcs) made his List A debut.

First-class: Somerset v South Africans[edit]

15–17 July 2003
Scorecard
v
326/4d (78 overs)
Graeme Smith 152 (214)
Keith Parsons 1/23 (8 overs)
245/7d (51 overs)
Matt Wood 55 (88)
Monde Zondeki 5/64 (11 overs)
245/4d (66 overs)
Neil McKenzie 82* (129)
Keith Parsons 1/37 (10 overs)
109/3 (25 overs)
Carl Gazzard 35* (35)
Monde Zondeki 1/20 (6 overs)
Match drawn
County Ground, Taunton
Umpires: John Holder (Eng) and Nigel Llong (Eng)
  • South Africans won the toss and elected to bat.

First-class: India A v South Africans[edit]

19–21 July 2003
Scorecard
v
319 (89 overs)
Wasim Jaffer 90 (147)
Shaun Pollock 4/46 (15 overs)
463 (121.4 overs)
Jacques Rudolph 83 (138)
Aavishkar Salvi 4/92 (29 overs)
160/3 (43 overs)
Hemang Badani 58* (85)
Shaun Pollock 1/14 (6 overs)
  • India A won the toss and elected to bat.

First-class: Kent v South Africans[edit]

7–9 August 2003
Scorecard
v
325/4d (70.3 overs)
Neil McKenzie 105* (155)
Alamgir Sheriyar 2/44 (15 overs)
235 (73.2 overs)
Alex Loudon 63 (140)
Robin Peterson 3/58 (16.2 overs)
243/7d (55 overs)
Boeta Dippenaar 69 (90)
James Tredwell 3/75 (17 overs)
232 (68.5 overs)
Michael Carberry 75 (146)
Paul Adams 9/79 (22.5 overs)
South Africans won by 101 runs
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Umpires: Richard Illingworth (Eng) and George Sharp (Eng)
  • South Africans won the toss and elected to bat.

First-class: Derbyshire v South Africans[edit]

28–30 August 2003
Scorecard
v
460/7d (113.1 overs)
Jacques Kallis 200 (305)
Paul Havell 4/129 (29 overs)
136/4d (48 overs)
Luke Sutton 46* (71)
Charl Willoughby 3/31 (14 overs)
Match drawn
County Ground, Derby
Umpires: Nigel Cowley (Eng) and John Steele (Eng)
  • South Africans won the toss and elected to bat.
  • No play was possible on Day 1

NatWest Series (ODI)[edit]

2nd Match: England v South Africa[edit]

28 June
Scorecard
South Africa 
264/6 (50 overs)
v
 England
265/4 (45.5 overs)
Jacques Kallis 107 (133)
Andrew Flintoff 3/46 (10 overs)
Marcus Trescothick 114 (125)
Makhaya Ntini 2/56 (10 overs)
England won by 6 wickets
The Oval, London
Umpires: David Shepherd (Eng) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Vikram Solanki (Eng)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd Match: South Africa v Zimbabwe[edit]

29 June
Scorecard
South Africa 
272/5 (50 overs)
v
 Zimbabwe
226/9 (50 overs)
Jacques Kallis 125* (147)
Douglas Hondo 2/29 (9.1 overs)
Travis Friend 82 (93)
Andrew Hall 3/38 (9 overs)
South Africa won by 46 runs
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Neil Mallender (Eng)
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (SA)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field.

5th Match: England v South Africa[edit]

3 July
Scorecard
England 
223/7 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
227/3 (47.3 overs)
Marcus Trescothick 60 (92)
Makhaya Ntini 3/38 (8 overs)
Jacques Kallis 82* (105)
Andrew Flintoff 1/33 (9.3 overs)
South Africa won by 7 wickets
Old Trafford, Manchester
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Neil Mallender (Eng)
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (SA)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

6th Match: South Africa v Zimbabwe[edit]

5 July
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
174/8 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
175/1 (34.2 overs)
Heath Streak 54 (72)
Jacques Kallis 3/47 (10 overs)
Herschelle Gibbs 93* (97)
Sean Ervine 1/13 (2.2 overs)
South Africa won by 9 wickets
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Umpires: Simon Taufel (Aus) and Peter Willey (Eng)
Player of the match: Herschelle Gibbs (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.

8th Match: England v South Africa[edit]

8 July
Scorecard
South Africa 
198/9 (50 overs)
v
 England
199/6 (39 overs)
Graeme Smith 45 (39)
James Anderson 4/38 (10 overs)
Michael Vaughan 83 (115)
Makhaya Ntini 2/30 (6 overs)
England won by 4 wickets
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: David Shepherd (Eng) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Andrew Flintoff (Eng)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

9th Match: South Africa v Zimbabwe[edit]

10 July
Scorecard
Zimbabwe 
173/8 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
174/3 (35.2 overs)
Heath Streak 50* (90)
Makhaya Ntini 4/45 (10 overs)
Jacques Rudolph 69* (97)
Douglas Hondo 2/25 (7 overs)
South Africa won by 7 wickets
Rose Bowl, Southampton
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and David Shepherd (Eng)
Player of the match: Makhaya Ntini (SA)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

Final: England v South Africa[edit]

12 July
Scorecard
South Africa 
107 (32.1 overs)
v
 England
111/3 (20.2 overs)
Jacques Rudolph 19 (40)
James Anderson 3/50 (10 overs)
Vikram Solanki 50 (58)
Andrew Hall 1/14 (2.2 overs)
England won by 7 wickets
Lord's, London
Umpires: Neil Mallender (Eng) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Darren Gough (Eng)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

24–28 July 2003
Scorecard
v
594/5d (145 overs)
Graeme Smith 277 (373)
Ashley Giles 2/153 (42 overs)
408 (122.4 overs)
Michael Vaughan 156 (286)
Makhaya Ntini 4/114 (28 overs)
134/4d (26 overs)
Graeme Smith 85 (70)
Ashley Giles 2/45 (8 overs)
110/1 (34 overs)
Marcus Trescothick 52* (94)
Robin Peterson 1/33 (13 overs)
Match drawn
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Daryl Harper (Aus) and Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan (Ind)
Player of the match: Graeme Smith (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • No play was possible on Day 2 and play on Day 3 was reduced to 62 overs due to rain.

2nd Test[edit]

31 July–3 August 2003
Scorecard
v
173 (48.4 overs)
Darren Gough 34 (48)
Makhaya Ntini 5/75 (17 overs)
682/6d (177 overs)
Graeme Smith 259 (370)
James Anderson 2/90 (27 overs)
417 (107.1 overs)
Andrew Flintoff 142 (146)
Makhaya Ntini 5/145 (31 overs)
South Africa won by an innings and 92 runs
Lord's, London
Umpires: Steve Bucknor (WI) and Darrell Hair (Aus)
Player of the match: Makhaya Ntini and Graeme Smith (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.

3rd Test[edit]

14–18 August 2003
Scorecard
v
445 (146.3 overs)
Nasser Hussain 116 (251)
Andrew Hall 3/88 (24 overs)
362 (119.5 overs)
Neil McKenzie 90 (168)
James Anderson 5/102 (27.5 overs)
118 (46.4 overs)
Andrew Flintoff 30 (46)
Shaun Pollock 6/39 (17.4 overs)
131 (56.2 overs)
Mark Boucher 52 (91)
James Kirtley 6/34 (16.2 overs)
England won by 70 runs
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Umpires: Darrell Hair (Aus) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: James Kirtley (Eng)

4th Test[edit]

21–25 August 2003
Scorecard
v
342 (114.4 overs)
Gary Kirsten 130 (323)
Kabir Ali 3/80 (22 overs)
307 (87.2 overs)
Mark Butcher 77 (115)
Jacques Kallis 3/38 (20.1 overs)
365 (100.5 overs)
Andrew Hall 99* (87)
James Kirtley 3/71 (21.5 overs)
209 (61.4 overs)
Mark Butcher 61 (133)
Jacques Kallis 6/54 (17 overs)
South Africa won by 191 runs
Headingley, Leeds
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Gary Kirsten (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Kabir Ali (Eng) and Monde Zondeki (SA) made their Test debuts.

5th Test[edit]

4–8 September 2003
Scorecard
v
484 (128 overs)
Herschelle Gibbs 183 (258)
Martin Bicknell 2/71 (20 overs)
604/9d (162 overs)
Marcus Trescothick 219 (374)
Shaun Pollock 3/111 (39 overs)
229 (69.2 overs)
Shaun Pollock 43 (57)
Steve Harmison 4/33 (19.2 overs)
110/1 (22.2 overs)
Marcus Trescothick 69* (66)
Jacques Kallis 1/25 (5.2 overs)
England won by 9 wickets
The Oval, London
Umpires: Simon Taufel (Aus) and Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan (Ind)
Player of the match: Marcus Trescothick (Eng)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Alec Stewart retired from all forms of cricket after this Test.

References[edit]

  • Playfair Cricket Annual 2004
  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack 2004

External links[edit]