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England vs South Africa ()

Status-Match Ended Venue - Lord's, London, Date - 01/01/1970, Toss won by - South Africa
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Squad details .


Thami Tsolekile, Alastair Cook, Andrew Strauss, Ian Bell, James Taylor, Jonathan Trott, Graeme Swann, Graham Onions, James Anderson, Steven Finn, Stuart Broad, Tim Bresnan, Jonathan Bairstow, Matt Prior,

South Africa

Alviro Petersen, Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, Jacques Rudolph, JP Duminy, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Morne Morkel, Robin Peterson, Albie Morkel, Faf du Plessis, Jacques Kallis, Vernon Philander, AB de Villiers

Pitch report

Lord's, London

Traditionally, the wicket at Lord's is a good one for batting. But with the new ball it always offers something to the seamers. Spinners would also get some assistance as the match progresses. Altogether, a sporting deck!

Mostly sunny but chances of scattered rain.

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SWOT Analysis
EnglandSouth Africa
StrengthPace attackOverall form
WeaknessPoor overall form, distractions off the fieldLack of exposure for middle order
OpportunitiesRetain their number 1 ranking in Tests with winGo to the number 1 position in Tests
ThreatsDale Steyn and Graeme SmithAlastair Cook and Stuart Broad
Head to head
  • Total match played: 140
  • Tied: 0
  • Drawn: 54
EnglandSouth Africa
Matches won5630
Home Wins2718
Away Wins2912
Highest Innings Score654 on March 03, 1939682 on July 31, 2003
Lowest Innings Score76 on July 29, 190730 on February 13, 1896
Top Performers
EnglandSouth Africa
Highest Total Chased248 on January 14, 2000283 on January 02, 1906
Lowest Total Defended76 on July 29, 1907126 on December 24, 1930
Most Prolific BatsmanDenis Compton - 2205 RunsBruce Mitchell - 2732 Runs
Highest Individual Score243 by Eddie Paynter On January 20, 1939311 by Hashim Amla On July 19, 2012
Most Successful BowlerSydney Barnes - 83 WicketsShaun Pollock - 91 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis9/28 by George Lohmann On March 02, 18969/113 by Hugh Tayfield On February 15, 1957