And it left England needing just 110 runs to win the match. But lucky for England he had decided to leave them back in his hotel. England won the third and fifth matches to secure a battling 2-2 draw, with Graham Thorpe making a memorable comeback century and Marcus Trescothick compiling a … The two teams also took part in a triangular One Day International tournament involving Zimbabwe. South Africa 1 England 2 [1-1] Amalgamated Banks of South Africa Stadium, East London, Durban Attendance: 48,000; Kick-off: 8.30pm SAST, 7.30pm BST Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler Read the commentary, team updates and detailed match info! DG: Wilkinson (2). Result. Rugby World Cup 2003 highlights: England 25 South Africa 6. ... South Africa won the toss and decided to field ... Kia Oval… Lunch: England are 47-0 so need just 63 runs over the final two sessions to win the Test and level the series. Sleborne Boome, Danie Rossouw, Neil de Kock, Werner Greef. The ball flew directly to Graham Thorpe at backward point, leaving Paul Adams and Makhaya Ntini to attempt to save the match for the visitors. 618 and 289/3d. Pool A India, Australia, England, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Netherlands Pool B South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Canada, Sri Lanka, Kenya Fans who paid just £10 each to watch the action saw Mark Boucher chase a Bicknell outswinger which he nicked to wicket-keeper Alec Stewart. Pollock, running out of partners, began throwing the bat in a panic-stricken display. 484 & 229. South Africa reaction England have squared the series with South Africa at 1-1 after clinching a tense 70-run victory on the final day at Trent Bridge. The Springboks provided a true test of England's World Cup credentials and the Six Nations champions came through the examination with flying colours and in doing so will have sent a clear message to their World Cup rivals. The Boks continued to find joy at the re-start and the breakdown and Wilkinson was forced into some uncharacteristic mistakes. Result: England won by 9 wickets. Their defensive efforts gave England plenty of food for thought and showed the Springboks that they still have what it takes to worry the big guns in this competition. Thursday, 22 May 2003 The International Launch Trophy South Africa 2010 World Cup Bid Challenge Match. Wilkinson slotted a drop goal after the hour to take them beyond two converted scores ahead and Woodward saw fit to ring some changes. Series Batting & Bowling Analysis. Alastair Cook ensured a quality launch to The Oval's 100th test with an innings of familiar patience and defiance that guided England to 171 for four against South Africa … The Bok No.10 showed some great invention but alas missed four penalty attempts and had a drop goal attempt blocked in the opening period which may come back to haunt them. Dan Luger entered the fray to replace Mike Tindall and Jason Leonard stepped in for Trevor Woodman to another cap in his remarkable career. England failed to click into gear, or more to the point the Boks had done their homework and were not giving Woodward's side the time or the space to exploit. The overall stadium capacity was 421,311 across 11 venues. Debutant James Kirtley took 6-34 as the tourists, resuming the day 63-5, were bowled out for 131 on a difficult pitch that was offering almost no bounce by day five. Games total 25. Records includes the following current or recent matches: England v South Africa at The Oval, 5th Test, Sep 4-8, 2003 [Test # 1659]England v South Africa at Leeds, 4th Test, Aug 21-25, 2003 [Test # 1656]England v South Africa at Nottingham, 3rd Test, Aug 14-18, 2003 [Test # 1654] South Africa SA. South Africa's forwards continued to worry England's pack at the breakdown and it was just as they threatened to take the initiative the only try of the game put England firmly in charge. The tourists had been 290-1 on the first afternoon last Thursday, but brilliant batting and bowling from the hosts from that point on resulted in an extraordinary win which saw the five-match series drawn at 2-2. Worst Test match performance of the year: 5th Test vs England at the Oval, 4 – 8 September 2003 Heading into this match South Africa led the five-Test series 2-1 and needed only a draw to secure a series victory on English soil. 5th Test, South Africa tour of England and Ireland at The Oval, Sep 4-8 2003. With Boucher gone for 25, Andrew Hall stepped to the wicket. Kirsten, Jacques Rudolph, Jacques Kallis, Neil McKenzie, Mark Boucher, Shaun Pollock, Andrew Hall, Paul Adams, Makhaya Ntini. Goals 32. — Liverpool failed to build on its quickest ever goal in the Champions League, drawing 1-1 at tournament newcomer FC Midtjylland in their final group game on Wednesday. He chanced his arm to reach 43 before playing an ill-judged shot at a short ball outside the off-stump from Harmison. Venue: Kennington Oval, London. Not since James Kirtley took eight wickets against South Africa at Trent Bridge in 2003 has an England bowler made a bigger impact on his Test debut than Toby Roland-Jones. England completed a remarkable comeback by racing to victory with a flurry of boundaries against a dispirited South African side. Follow the live scores of the Match 1 England vs South Africa at The Oval, London. Miniature Sheet issued by France on 6th Rugby World Cup Venue: Subiaco Oval, Perth Jaco van der Westhuysen, Ashwin Willemse, Jorrie Muller, De Wet Barry, Thinus Delport, Lousi Koen, Joost van der Westhuizen, Juan Smith, Joe van Niekerk, Corne Krige (c), Victor Matfield, Bakkies Botha, Ricahrd Bands, Danie Coetzee, Christo Bezuidenhout. Scrum's Graham Jenkins at the Subiaco Oval, Vardy reaches another Leicester landmark in win v Brighton, Salah rescues point for Liverpool in 1-1 draw at Fulham, Kane and Son combine again as Tottenham draws 1-1 at Palace, Dortmund fires coach Lucien Favre after 5-1 loss, Liverpool scores its quickest CL goal in 1-1 at Midtjylland. Some end to end rugby then brought the near capacity crowd to its feet with both sides briefly throwing caution to the wind. January 2010. Pen: Wilkinson (4) There's a standing Oval ovation as … Having hit 99 not out in the Headingley Test, Hall was clearly capable of spoiling the party. Total 14 teams played 54-match from February 09 to March 23, 2003. — Mohamed Salah converted a 79th-minute penalty to earn Liverpool a point from a sloppy display in a 1-1 draw at Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday. Oct 18, 2003 Scrum's Graham Jenkins at the Subiaco Oval England cemented their World Cup favouritism with a hard fought 25-6 triumph over South Africa at the Subiaco Oval in Perth. South Africa: South Africa beat England 15-6 to win the title. England cemented their World Cup favouritism with a hard fought 25-6 triumph over South Africa at the Subiaco Oval in Perth. 2003-05-22 South Africa: England: 1:2 c. Friendly 2003-04-30 South Africa: Jamaica: 0:0 c. Friendly 2003-03-29 South Africa: Madagascar: 2:0 c. Friendly All Time Records. England v. South Africa Kennington Oval: England won by 6 wickets: Scorecard: 106: 29/06/2003 South Africa v. Zimbabwe St Lawrence Ground: South Africa won by 46 runs: Scorecard: 107: 01/07/2003 England v. 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