South Africa in England Test Series - 1st Test

England v South Africa

England won by an innings and 18 runs

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
JB Hobbs lbw b Blanckenberg 76 0
H Sutcliffe b Parker 64 130 1
FE Woolley c †Ward b Parker 64 8 1
EH Hendren c Nourse b Parker 74 165 0
APF Chapman b Parker 8 0
PGH Fender c Taylor b Blanckenberg 36 0
R Kilner c & b Pegler 59 0
MW Tate c Taylor b Parker 19 0
AER Gilligan* b Pegler 13 0
GEC Wood b Parker 1 0 0
CH Parkin not out 8 0
Extras (b 4, lb 11, nb 1) 16
Total (all out; 124 overs) 438 (3.53 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-136 (Sutcliffe), 2-164 (Hobbs), 3-247 (Woolley), 4-255 (Chapman), 5-315 (Hendren), 6-356 (Fender), 7-386 (Tate), 8-407 (Gilligan), 9-410 (Wood), 10-438 (Kilner)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GM Parker 37 2 152 6 4.10
SJ Pegler 36 8 106 2 2.94
JM Blanckenberg 32 5 95 2 2.96
EP Nupen 18 2 66 0 3.66
AW Nourse 1 0 3 0 3.00
South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
HW Taylor* b Tate 7 0
RH Catterall b Gilligan 0 0 0
MJ Susskind c Kilner b Tate 3 0 0
AW Nourse lbw b Gilligan 1 0 0
JMM Commaille not out 1 0 0
JM Blanckenberg b Tate 4 0
HG Deane b Gilligan 2 0 0
EP Nupen b Gilligan 0 0 0
SJ Pegler b Tate 0 0 0
TA Ward b Gilligan 1 0 0
GM Parker lbw b Gilligan 0 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 7, nb 3) 11
Total (all out; 12.3 overs) 30 (2.40 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Catterall), 2-4 (Susskind), 3-6 (Nourse), 4-14 (Taylor), 5-20 (Blanckenberg), 6-23 (Deane), 7-23 (Nupen), 8-24 (Pegler), 9-30 (Ward), 10-30 (Parker)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AER Gilligan 6.3 4 7 6 1.07
MW Tate 6 1 12 4 2.00
South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
HW Taylor* c & b Tate 34 0
JMM Commaille c Hendren b Tate 29 0
MJ Susskind b Gilligan 51 0
AW Nourse c †Wood b Gilligan 34 0
RH Catterall c Hobbs b Tate 120 195 15 2
JM Blanckenberg c Chapman b Gilligan 56 0
HG Deane run out 5 0
EP Nupen lbw b Tate 5 0
TA Ward b Gilligan 19 0
SJ Pegler c Hobbs b Gilligan 6 0
GM Parker not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 18, w 1, nb 6) 29
Total (all out; 143.4 overs) 390 (2.71 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-54 (Taylor), 2-101 (Commaille), 3-152 (Susskind), 4-161 (Nourse), 5-275 (Blanckenberg), 6-284 (Deane), 7-295 (Nupen), 8-350 (Ward), 9-372 (Pegler), 10-390 (Catterall)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AER Gilligan 28 6 83 5 2.96
MW Tate 50.4 19 103 4 2.03
CH Parkin 16 5 38 0 2.37
R Kilner 22 10 40 0 1.81
PGH Fender 17 5 56 0 3.29
FE Woolley 10 2 41 0 4.10
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to field
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts APF Chapman, R Kilner, H Sutcliffe, MW Tate and GEC Wood (England); HG Deane, GM Parker and MJ Susskind (South Africa)
Umpires HR Butt and W Reeves
Close of play
Sat, 14 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 398/7 (R Kilner 40*, AER Gilligan 4*)
Sun, 15 Jun - rest day
Mon, 16 Jun - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 274/4 (RH Catterall 52*, JM Blanckenberg 56*)
Tue, 17 Jun - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 390 (143.4 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 16-19, 1924
Match drawn
England v South Africa at Manchester - Jul 26-29, 1924
Match drawn
England v South Africa at Leeds - Jul 12-15, 1924
England won by 9 wickets
England v South Africa at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 1, 1924
England won by an innings and 18 runs
England v South Africa at Birmingham - Jun 14-17, 1924
England won by an innings and 18 runs
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Jun 16, 1924

Maurice Tate and Arthur Gilligan pose after dismissing South Africa for 30, England v South Africa, 1st Test, Birmingham, June 16,  1924

Maurice Tate and Arthur Gilligan pose after dismissing South Africa for 30

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Jun 16, 1924

Nummy Deane is bowled by Arthur Gilligan for 2 as South Africa were bowled out for 30, England v South Africa, 1st Test, Birmingham, June 16,  1924

Nummy Deane is bowled by Arthur Gilligan for 2

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