• Kallis, Williams save Proteas

    October 20, 2015
    Henry Williams

    Jacques Kallis produced a Man-of-the-Match performance to help South Africa beat England by one run during a triangular series in 2000.

    After winning the toss and batting first, South Africa scraped through to reach 204 after Darren Gough took 3-36 in his 10 overs. The home side failed to build meaningful partnerships during their innings by losing wickets at crucial intervals.

    Kallis was his team’s top scorer with 43, followed closely by Lance Klusener (42 not out) and Hansie Cronje (39).

    England’s chase suffered an early blow after Nasser Hussain was caught behind by Mark Boucher off Nantie Hayward for one. England’s chase slumped further to 86-4 and, after needing eight runs to win off the final four balls of the innings, they just couldn’t get over the line as Kallis chipped in with 2-41 in his 1o overs.

    Henry Williams also bowled well for his return of 2-36 in a great team bowling performance.

    In an up-and-down series South Africa and England reached the final of the series after both lost against Zimbabwe, but the Proteas managed to win the final comfortably by 38 runs.

    Picture: Getty Images



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