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3rd Test Match
Test 1946
Teams Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa v Flag of England England
Test number 1946
Date 3,4,5,6,7 January 2010
Venue Newlands, Cape Town
Toss England, who chose to bowl
Result Match Drawn
Man of the Match GC Smith (SA)
Umpires DJ Harper (Aus) and AL Hill (NZ)
Last Test Test No.1945
Next Test Test No.1947
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa 1st innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Extras (b ; lb)
Total ( wickets; overs)

Fall of wickets:



Match details

  • Series England led the 4-match series 1-0
  • TV umpire Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
  • Match referee RS Mahanama (Sri Lanka)
  • Reserve umpire M Erasmus

Close of play

  • 3 Jan day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 279/6 (JH Kallis 108*, DW Steyn 26*, 83.2 ov)
  • 4 Jan day 2 - England 1st innings 241/7 (MJ Prior 52*, GP Swann 5*, 82 ov)
  • 5 Jan day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 312/2 (GC Smith 162*, JH Kallis 20*, 80 ov)
  • 6 Jan day 4 - England 2nd innings 132/3 (IJL Trott 24*, JM Anderson 0*, 51 ov)
  • 7 Jan day 5 - England 2nd innings 296/9 (141 ov) - end of match

Match notes Day 1

  • England: 150 runs in 61.3 overs (369 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 63.1: Referral by England, Umpire- AL Hill, Batsman- PD Collingwood (Upheld)
  • Drinks: England - 158/4 in 65.0 overs (IJL Trott 41, PD Collingwood 0)

Day 2

  • Lunch: England - 179/5 in 79.0 overs (PD Collingwood 8, IR Bell 12)
  • New Ball Taken: England 180/5 after 80.1 overs (PD Collingwood 8, IR Bell 13)

Day 3

  • England: 200 runs in 88.1 overs (530 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: England - 205/5 in 93.0 overs (PD Collingwood 19, IR Bell 25)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 159 balls (PD Collingwood 21, IR Bell 27, Ex 2)

Day 4

  • Tea: England - 230/5 in 107.0 overs (PD Collingwood 31, IR Bell 38)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 134 balls (6 x 4)

Day 5

  • England: 250 runs in 115.5 overs (696 balls), Extras 5
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 296 balls (PD Collingwood 33, IR Bell 65, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: England - 271/5 in 126.0 overs (PD Collingwood 39, IR Bell 68)
  • Over 131.6: Referral by South Africa, Umpire- AL Hill, Batsman-SCJ Broad (Struck down)
  • Over 137.4: Referral by England, Umpire- AL Hill, Batsman- SCJ Broad (Struck down)
  • Over 140.5: Referral by South Africa, Umpire- DJ Harper, Batsman- G Onions ( Struck down)
  • Match Attendance: 79.375

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