Smith inspires first series win after 43 years: 3rd Test, Day 4 Highlights (Edgbaston)

Skipper Graeme Smith hit a magnificent unbeaten 154 as South Africa won the third Test comprehensively and claimed a first series win in England since 1965.

After beginning day four at Edgbaston on 297-6 England were bowled out for 363 setting the tourists 281 to win. Paul Collingwood was the last man out for 135.

South Africa were in deep trouble after going from 65-0 to 93-4 as Andrew Flintoff produced another inspired spell . Then Smith first with De Villers and then with Boucher took his team to a memorable victory.

Day 4 3rd Test Edgbaston Aug 2008


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JohnDonnell
2008-08-03 00:00:00
England had a good shot at winning this test and levelling the series. Smith was lucky in the LBW decision against Panesar...on another day, he was a goner.
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