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South African cricket team in England in 2003
Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
Flag of England
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

50-over: Sussex v South Africans

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

50-over: Northamptonshire v South Africans

22 June 2003
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
229/6 (50 overs)
v Northamptonshire
45/1 (15 overs)
No result
County Ground, Northampton
Umpires: Peter Hartley (Eng) and Allan Jones (Eng)
Mark Boucher 69 (89)
Mike Cawdron 2/36 (10 overs)
Michael Hussey 27* (45)
  • South Africans won the toss and elected to bat.

50-over: Worcestershire v South Africans

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

First-class: Somerset v South Africans

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

First-class: India A v South Africans

19–21 July 2003
Scorecard
India A Flag of India
319 (89 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
463 (121.4 overs)
Match drawn
Arundel Castle Cricket Ground, Arundel
Umpires: Mervyn Kitchen (Eng) and Alan Whitehead (Eng)
Wasim Jaffer 90 (147)
Shaun Pollock 4/46 (15 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

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

First-class: Derbyshire v South Africans

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

NatWest Series (ODI)

2nd Match: England v South Africa

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

3rd Match: South Africa v Zimbabwe

29 June
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
272/5 (50 overs)
v Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe
226/9 (50 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)
Jacques Kallis 125* (147)
Douglas Hondo 2/29 (9.1 overs)
Travis Friend 82 (93)
Andrew Hall 3/38 (9 overs)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field.

5th Match: England v South Africa

3 July
Scorecard
Flag of England England
223/7 (50 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
227/3 (47.3 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)
Marcus Trescothick 60 (92)
Makhaya Ntini 3/38 (8 overs)
Jacques Kallis 82* (105)
Andrew Flintoff 1/33 (9.3 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

6th Match: South Africa v Zimbabwe

5 July
Scorecard
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe
174/8 (50 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
175/1 (34.2 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)
Heath Streak 54 (72)
Jacques Kallis 3/47 (10 overs)
Herschelle Gibbs 93* (97)
Sean Ervine 1/13 (2.2 overs)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.

8th Match: England v South Africa

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

9th Match: South Africa v Zimbabwe

10 July
Scorecard
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe
173/8 (50 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
174/3 (35.2 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)
Heath Streak 50* (90)
Makhaya Ntini 4/45 (10 overs)
Jacques Rudolph 69* (97)
Douglas Hondo 2/25 (7 overs)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

Final: England v South Africa

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

Test series

1st Test

24–28 July 2003
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
594/5d (145 overs)
v Flag of England England
408 (122.4 overs)
Match drawn
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Daryl Harper (Aus) and Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan (Ind)
Player of the match: Graeme Smith (SA)
Graeme Smith 277 (373)
Ashley Giles 2/153 (42 overs)
Michael Vaughan 156 (286)
Makhaya Ntini 4/114 (28 overs)
134/4d (26 overs) 110/1 (34 overs)
Graeme Smith 85 (70)
Ashley Giles 2/45 (8 overs)
Marcus Trescothick 52* (94)
Robin Peterson 1/33 (13 overs)
  • 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

31 July–3 August 2003
Scorecard
Flag of England England
173 (48.4 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
682/6d (177 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)
Darren Gough 34 (48)
Makhaya Ntini 5/75 (17 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 the toss and elected to field.

3rd Test

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

4th Test

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

5th Test

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

References

  • Playfair Cricket Annual 2004
  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack 2004

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