England tour of South Africa, 5th Test: South Africa v England at Durban, Feb 4-8, 1928
South Africa won by 8 wickets
Played at Kingsmead, Durban
4,6,7,8 February 1928 (4-day match)
  England 1st innings R 4s 6s
P Holmes c †Cameron b Bissett 0 0 0
H Sutcliffe c †Cameron b Vincent 51 0
GE Tyldesley c Morkel b Vincent 100 0
WR Hammond c Catterall b Nupen 66 0
RES Wyatt c Catterall b Bissett 22 0
GTS Stevens* c Taylor b Vincent 13 0
EW Dawson lbw b Nupen 14 0
WE Astill lbw b Nupen 1 0 0
SJ Staples b Nupen 2 0 0
Harry Elliott c Catterall b Nupen 1 0 0
AP Freeman not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 4, nb 4) 12
  Total (all out; 102.5 overs) 282 (2.74 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GF Bissett 16 1 61 2 3.81
  AE Hall 18 0 48 0 2.66
  EP Nupen 33.5 9 83 5 2.45
  CL Vincent 31 4 63 3 2.03
  DPB Morkel 2 0 3 0 1.50
  JFW Nicolson 2 0 12 0 6.00
  South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
HW Taylor lbw b Staples 36 0
SK Coen b Astill 28 0
DPB Morkel c Hammond b Staples 2 0 0
JFW Nicolson b Astill 21 0
RH Catterall c Holmes b Astill 119 2
HB Cameron c Holmes b Freeman 53 2
HG Deane* b Staples 23 0
EP Nupen not out 19 0
CL Vincent not out 19 0
Extras (b 1, lb 9, nb 2) 12
  Total (7 wickets dec; 113 overs) 332 (2.93 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WR Hammond 12 2 41 0 3.41
  SJ Staples 44 13 96 3 2.18
  RES Wyatt 3 0 16 0 5.33
  AP Freeman 16 2 57 1 3.56
  WE Astill 36 10 99 3 2.75
  GTS Stevens 2 0 11 0 5.50
  England 2nd innings R 4s 6s
P Holmes lbw b Bissett 0 0 0
H Sutcliffe lbw b Nupen 23 0
GE Tyldesley c Deane b Bissett 21 0
WR Hammond c Vincent b Bissett 3 0 0
RES Wyatt not out 20 0
GTS Stevens* c Deane b Bissett 18 1
EW Dawson c Vincent b Bissett 9 0
WE Astill c Coen b Bissett 0 0 0
SJ Staples b Bissett 7 0
Harry Elliott b Vincent 3 0 0
AP Freeman c Hall b Vincent 1 0 0
Extras (b 10, lb 1, nb 2) 13
  Total (all out; 55 overs) 118 (2.14 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GF Bissett 19 5 29 7 1.52
  AE Hall 10 3 18 0 1.80
  EP Nupen 9 2 14 1 1.55
  CL Vincent 17 3 44 2 2.58
  South Africa 2nd innings (target: 69 runs) R 4s 6s
HW Taylor c Wyatt b Staples 29 0
SK Coen not out 25 0
EP Nupen c Freeman b Hammond 10 0
RH Catterall not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 2) 3
  Total (2 wickets; 23.3 overs) 69 (2.93 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WR Hammond 10 2 25 1 2.50
  SJ Staples 11 3 30 1 2.72
  WE Astill 2 0 9 0 4.50
  GE Tyldesley 0.3 0 2 0 4.00

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to field
Series - 5-match series drawn 2-2
Test debuts - EW Dawson and Harry Elliott (England)
Umpires - AG Laver and GB Treadwell
Close of play
  • Sat, 4 Feb - day 1 - no play
  • Sun, 5 Feb - rest day
  • Mon, 6 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 6/0 (HW Taylor 3*, SK Coen 2*)
  • Tue, 7 Feb - day 3 - England 2nd innings 30/1 (H Sutcliffe 10*, GE Tyldesley 14*)
  • Wed, 8 Feb - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 69/2 (23.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • RES Wyatt (2) retired hurt on 4* from 49/3 to 89/5
 
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