South Africa in England 2012 ... before preparing for the second Test at Headingley on Thursday week. Published on Aug 7, 2012. South Africa dominate day one of the second Test against England at Headingley, making 262-5 as Alviro Petersen hits a century. 5 shortly before England reached the final hour with 154 needed off 20. England vs South Africa, 2nd Test - Live Cricket Score, Commentary Series: South Africa in England 2012 Venue: Headingley, Leeds Date & Time: Aug 02 - Aug 06 , 11:00 AM LOCAL Download this stock image: Cricket - 2012 Investec Test Series - Second Test - England v South Africa - Day Five - Headingley - G5CR90 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. England cricket's Top 20 greatest Test innings. His last wicket, a slog by Morkel, was followed by Smith's declaration. Watch Hightlights @ www.cricsupport.com Just need to register to watch All Cricket Highlights England batting. 2012. It was a grouchy morning, with showers scudding across the outfield at regular intervals, his knee was strapped to try to combat a dicey cartilage and he had a Test match to save. Video clips, TMS and reaction as England beat South Africa by 72 runs in the first one-day international at Headingley. Who do you think will claim the series this time round? South Africa in England 2012 England v South Africa – as it happened ... grandad) ahead of the second Test between England and South Africa at Headingley. England v South Africa 2008 England undone at Headingley South Africa swept England aside with a 10-wicket victory at Headingley Richard Aikman. Matt Prior also came in at No. ESPNcricinfo looks back on each of those moments, A review of the second Test, England v South Africa, 2012, Once flawless, England now oddly insecure. Emerald Headingley is set to host a 50-over fixture in the Royal London series between England Women and South Africa Women on Sunday 13th September. Anderson later waved past de Villers' edge against Pietersen. England tell James Taylor his time is at hand in South Africa Test Andrew Strauss said James Taylor would make his Test debut at Headingley but Graeme Swann may miss out Published: 1 Aug 2012 South Africa in England 2012. England 425 (Pietersen 149, Prior 68) and 130 for 4 drew with South Africa 419 (Petersen 182, Smith 52) and 258 for 9 dec (Rudolph 69, Smith 52, Broad 5-69) England and South Africa, the two top ranked Test sides in the world, continue their intriguing three-match series at Headingley on Thursday. The number of Test matches between the two nations had to be reduced to avoid clashes with the Olympic Games. 5 shortly before England reached the final hour with 154 needed off 20. What is beyond debate is that we have two sides entering the final Test at Lord's with appetites whetted. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Alviro Petersen was also pressed into service despite a damaged hamstring that prevented him running with comfort. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Last updated on 4 August 2012 4 August 2012. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Catch Live Coverage of England vs South Africa 2nd Test 2012, South Africa tour of England Match only on ESPN.com. Find Match Analysis, Reports & Coverage of England vs South Africa 2nd Test Online. South Africa crushed England by … South Africa England Chasing 376 to beat South Africa in the opening Test, England ended day three on 1-121 for their second innings , a marked improvement on their 181 all out in the first. But both sides deserve credit for dicing with danger and both will claim a psychological advantage. From the section Cricket. England v South Africa, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 4th day August 5, 2012 South Africa resist before heavy rain. The Report by David Hopps. But Smith fell in Pietersen's next over, this time the South Africa captain failing with a review after an ungainly sweep was caught by James Taylor at short leg. A Headingley Test that had been marked throughout by cautious, disciplined cricket in morose weather ended with an unexpected and deeply uncomfortable England run chase as South Africa's captain, Graeme Smith, with the happy daring of a man who had recently witnessed the birth of his first child, set them 253 from 39 overs to level the series at 1-1 with one to play. But England are committed to their disciplines and by the time they played fast and loose with Pietersen and Broad it was too late. England had to settle for a two-two draw in the series with one fixture rained off. days to go until #ENGvSA? Then Prior was run out by Smith, of all people, from behind square as Jonathan Trott procrastinated over a second run. Pietersen also uprooted Smith, whose battling half-century, which was reached from the last ball of a morning session, extended to two-and-a-half hours and was interrupted by two rain stoppages, had made Headingley's first draw in 13 Tests all but inevitable. With quick wickets imperative, on this occasion at least, the lack of a leg-side catcher verged on the negligent. Smith had a let-off in the penultimate over before lunch when he edged Tim Bresnan, but was dropped one-handed by Anderson, diving to his right at second slip. The presence of Andrew Strauss and Trott in the top four summed up the double think in England's batting order; both would have been better reserved for calamity. Nobody seems to have noticed. His record against England is a special one. Kevin Pietersen accepted the role of gung-ho opener - the first time he had opened for England in Test cricket - and struck three boundaries off Morne Morkel's first over before he spliced to mid-on. The conclusion that England had erred in selection could not easily be avoided - although Pietersen's final wicket, a loopy full toss which Hashim Amla drilled to short extra, hardly ranked as evidence. Broad, bowling full and straight, removed AB de Villiers, who had played regally for 44 from 45 balls, and JP Duminy with successive deliveries. On both occasions, the ball turned sharply. Pietersen had thought he had Smith caught at the wicket only to waste a DRS appeal finding out he hadn't. Published: 00:00 EDT, 4 August 2012 | Updated: 14:31 EDT, 4 August 2012 The South African cricket team toured England in the 1947 season to play a five-match Test series against England.The team was captained by Alan Melville with Dudley Nourse as his vice-captain (v/c). Why, oh why, is this a three-Test series? His last wicket, a slog by Morkel, was followed by Smith's declaration. It was a run chase England were obliged to flirt with, having lost the first Test in the series, but knew that the odds were they would end up blocking out. Test Cricket - Scorecard: 1998 England v South Africa - 5th Test - 6th August, 1998 - Headingley It has hosted Test cricket since 1899 and has a capacity of 18,350. Download this stock image: Cricket - 2012 Investec Test Series - Second Test - England v South Africa - Day Two - Headingley - G5BKCK from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. For all his inelegance, he is a special breed of cricketer. Anderson later waved past de Villers' edge against Pietersen. 4th test England v South Africa at Headingley 2nd day A Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images 4th test England v South Africa at Headingley 4th day ANDREW Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images England attacked him predictably, with their routine two-slips-and-a-gully and run savers on the leg side. Headingley Cricket Ground, known for sponsorship reasons as Emerald Headingley Cricket Ground, is a cricket ground in the Headingley Stadium complex in Leeds, England.It adjoins the Headingley Rugby Stadium through a shared main stand, although the main entrance to the cricket ground is at the opposite Kirkstall Lane end. As events subsequently suggested, it was not as straightforward as many supposed. The look suited him, as it always does. Alviro Petersen removed some of the pressure that had been heaped on him from without by focusing on his own game at Headingley, For most of game England were ordinary - Boycott, 'I am not here to talk about Pietersen' - Strauss. As Pietersen assembled his best Test figures, Graeme Swann, whose offspin was omitted as England opted for an all-pace attack, was preparing to join Nottinghamshire for a Championship match at Taunton. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. David Hopps is the UK editor of ESPNcricinfo, Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota, Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, 2nd Test, Leeds, Aug 2 - Aug 6 2012, South Africa tour of England, Seven times in his Test career, Stuart Broad has claimed five wickets or more in a single spell of bowling. Scorecard and ball-by-ball details. England won the series with three wins and two matches drawn. Duminy got his feet in a tangle as he was dismissed first ball; Vernon Philander soon followed. Kevin Pietersen is an English cricketer and former captain of the England cricket team. Second day of England vs South Africa at Headingley. If Pietersen's exhilarating century on the third day had first brought the Test alive, it was a more improbable achievement - three South Africa wickets on either side of lunch - that enlivened it again. Find out the in depth batting and bowling figures for England v South Africa in the One Day International Series on BBC Sport. Alviro Petersen removed some of the pressure that had been heaped on him from without by focusing on his own game at Headingley, For most of game England were ordinary - Boycott, 'I am not here to talk about Pietersen' - Strauss. A Headingley Test that had been marked throughout by cautious, disciplined cricket blazed into life with an unexpected England run chase and, ultimately, a draw. Former England batsman James Taylor has admitted he lost respect for Kevin Pietersen as a result of some “embarrassing” antics from his team-mate after a Test match in 2012. England v South Africa: Kevin Pietersen leads host's fightback at Headingley Tea: England (183-4) trail South Africa (419) by 236 runs on day three of the second Test. Smith looked embattled. But his biggest impact came after the match as he warned that his stand-off with the ECB was on the verge of bringing his England career to an end. A Headingley Test that had been marked throughout by cautious, disciplined cricket in morose weather ended with an unexpected and deeply uncomfortable England run chase as South Africa's captain, Graeme Smith, with the happy daring of a man who had recently witnessed the birth of his first child, set them 253 from 39 overs to level the series at 1-1 with one to play. And until recently his captaincy was held to be ultra conservative. 2008: England 1-2 South Africa After the tourists batted for an eternity to earn a draw at Lord's, England, including Darren Pattinson, were hammered at Headingley. Here they take the link that was a snowball bouncer that just disappeared. The pressures of Test captaincy hang heavily. This was the second Test series hosted by England since the end of World War II in 1945. England won the series with three wins and two matches drawn. By Jamie Lillywhite BBC Sport at Headingley. Why, oh why, is this a three-Test series? Several deliveries, against Anderson in particular, scudded through the slips, and he also took another blow on the shoulder as a short ball from Anderson forced him into evasive action. Umpire Steve Davis was perhaps fortunate that the TV umpire, Asad Rauf, did not overturn his decision. Smith then, with the game safe, delayed a while before he dared to attack in force and called things off at 130 for 4 with six overs remaining - the equivalent of two sessions lost to rain had had the final say. It has hosted Test cricket since 1899 and has a capacity of 18,350. After a long day in the field England are finally coming out to bat. LIVE: England v South Africa - the action on day three of the second Test at Headingley. Imran Tahir was reflecting on a sudden no-balling problem as he joined the rest of the South Africa squad on a relaxing day at the London Olympics. David Hopps is the UK editor of ESPNcricinfo, Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota, Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, 2nd Test, Leeds, Aug 2 - Aug 6 2012, South Africa tour of England, Seven times in his Test career, Stuart Broad has claimed five wickets or more in a single spell of bowling. Children, England v South Africa, 5th Test, Headingley, Aug 98. The South African cricket team toured England in 2012 to play three Test matches, five One Day Internationals and three Twenty20 International matches. South Africa preserved their 1-0 series lead as the second Test with England finished in a draw after a captivating final day at Headingley. Kevin Pietersen made an awesome 149 … Kevin Pietersen accepted the role of gung-ho opener - the first time he had opened for England in Test cricket - and struck three boundaries off Morne Morkel's first over before he spliced to mid-on. South Africa had begun the final day with a lead of 33 and crucially their opening pair survived until the last over before lunch, at which point, frustratingly for Jacques Rudolph, he was again immediately overcome by Pietersen's lightly regarded offspin. If Pietersen's exhilarating century on the third day had first brought the Test alive, it was a more improbable achievement - three South Africa wickets on either side of lunch - that enlivened it again. Pietersen had Rudolph stumped in his first over on the second day, and this time he had him lbw in his first over on the final day. How hard will it be for them to get the wheels back on, Pietersen and all? Sports League. Pietersen also uprooted Smith, whose battling half-century, which was reached from the last ball of a morning session, extended to two-and-a-half hours and was interrupted by two rain stoppages, had made Headingley's first draw in 13 Tests all but inevitable. England v South Africa, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 1st day August 2, 2012 Petersen hundred gives South Africa the edge. The South African cricket team toured England in the 1947 season to play a five-match Test series against England.The team was captained by Alan Melville with Dudley Nourse as his vice-captain (v/c). He is England's best slip fielder, but there is a malaise at present in their close catching. He defended his wicket with the resolve and physical presence of a Greco-Roman wrestler imagining he was fighting himself. 15) Kevin Pietersen 149* v South Africa, Headingley 2012. Then as tea approached, Broad made it four as he banged the ball in short at Jacques Kallis and brushed his glove to claim a wicketkeeper's catch as Kallis limbo danced in self-preservation. Smith looked embattled. In June 2012, the England national rugby union team went on a three-test tour against the South Africa national rugby union team, known colloquially and referred to hereafter as the Springboks.This was one of a series of mid-year tours in 2012 by northern teams to be hosted by southern hemisphere nations.. Alviro Petersen was also pressed into service despite a damaged hamstring that prevented him running with comfort. England v South Africa: Highlights from the first ODI at Headingley Last Updated: 24/05/17 9:37pm Watch as England took a 1-0 lead in the ODI series against South Africa 2nd Test. England v South Africa, second Test: as it happened Over-by-over commentary of day four of the second Investec Test at Headingley. England tell James Taylor his time is at hand in South Africa Test Andrew Strauss said James Taylor would make his Test debut at Headingley but Graeme Swann may miss out Published: 1 Aug 2012 On both occasions, the ball turned sharply. As events subsequently suggested, it was not as straightforward as many supposed. Second day of England vs South Africa at Headingley. Pietersen had thought he had Smith caught at the wicket only to waste a DRS appeal finding out he hadn't. 6 issue This video contains scenes of 320 runs and 13 wickets in one day. Download this stock image: Cricket - 2012 Investec Test Series - Second Test - England v South Africa - Day Five - Headingley - G5CRGJ from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. Series: South Africa in England 2012 Venue: Headingley, Leeds Date & Time: Aug 02-Aug 06, … By Joe Ridge for MailOnline. This was the second Test series hosted by England since the end of World War II in 1945. Catch live and detailed score report of South Africa vs England 2nd Test 2012, South Africa tour of England only on ESPNcricinfo.com. How hard will it be for them to get the wheels back on, Pietersen and all? A brilliant Eoin Morgan century led England to a 72-run victory over South Africa in the first one-day international at Headingley. Find out the in depth batting and bowling figures for England v South Africa in the One Day International Series on BBC Sport. 12 days to go until England v South Africa at Headingley — 12 May 2017 12 days to go (12/05/17) With 12 days to go until the Headingley ODI, we took the chance to look back at the 2012 series between these teams. … South Africa 419 v England 351-5 Match scorecard Kevin Pietersen struck an imperious 21st Test century as England closed day three of the second Test 68 runs behind South Africa on 351-5. The Report by David Hopps. He defended his wicket with the resolve and physical presence of a Greco-Roman wrestler imagining he was fighting himself. Smith had a let-off in the penultimate over before lunch when he edged Tim Bresnan, but was dropped one-handed by Anderson, diving to his right at second slip. ESPNcricinfo looks back on each of those moments, A review of the second Test, England v South Africa, 2012, Once flawless, England now oddly insecure. The conclusion that England had erred in selection could not easily be avoided - although Pietersen's final wicket, a loopy full toss which Hashim Amla drilled to short extra, hardly ranked as evidence. July. And until recently his captaincy was held to be ultra conservative. Several deliveries, against Anderson in particular, scudded through the slips, and he also took another blow on the shoulder as a short ball from Anderson forced him into evasive action. Read about South Africa tour of England, Jul-Sep 2012, / , Records, / , Tour statistics | Batting records Cricket Team Records only on ESPNcricinfo.com. Broad, bowling full and straight, removed AB de Villiers, who had played regally for 44 from 45 balls, and JP Duminy with successive deliveries. That exceptional. England cannot now afford to lose another match … Scorecard and ball-by-ball details. 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