England tour of South Africa, 4th Test: South Africa v England at Johannesburg, Feb 18-22, 1939
18,20,21,22 February 1939 (4-day match)
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton b Mitchell 92 202 7 0
PA Gibb c Mitchell b Langton 9 0
E Paynter c Newson b Langton 40 79 2 0
WR Hammond* c Newson b Gordon 1 0 0
LEG Ames b Langton 34 54 0
BH Valentine c †Grieveson b Gordon 11 0
WJ Edrich lbw b Langton 6 0
H Verity c Rowan b Mitchell 8 0
K Farnes c †Grieveson b Newson 4 1 0
TWJ Goddard c van der Bijl b Langton 8 0
LL Wilkinson not out 1 0 0
Extras (w 1) 1
  Total (all out; 64.2 overs) 215 (2.50 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  ES Newson 13 0 53 1 3.05
  ACB Langton 19.2 1 58 5 2.25
  N Gordon 15 1 47 2 2.35
  B Mitchell 12 3 37 2 2.31
  EL Dalton 5 0 19 0 2.85
  South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
PGV van der Bijl lbw b Goddard 31 0
A Melville* c Verity b Wilkinson 67 99 10 0
EAB Rowan b Farnes 85 218 0
B Mitchell c †Ames b Farnes 63 112 7 0
AD Nourse hit wicket b Verity 38 4 0
ACB Langton c Hutton b Verity 6 0
EL Dalton not out 20 0
ES Newson b Hammond 16 0
KG Viljoen lbw b Verity 5 0
Extras (b 5, lb 12, nb 1) 18
  Total (8 wickets dec; 101.5 overs) 349 (2.57 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  K Farnes 26 7 64 2 1.84
  WJ Edrich 4 0 11 0 2.06
  H Verity 37.5 10 127 3 2.53
  TWJ Goddard 18 2 65 1 2.70
  LL Wilkinson 9 0 45 1 3.75
  WR Hammond 7 1 19 1 2.03
  England 2nd innings R M 6s
L Hutton c †Grieveson b Gordon 32 100 0
PA Gibb c †Grieveson b Gordon 45 140 0
E Paynter c †Grieveson b Newson 15 0
WR Hammond* not out 61 0
LEG Ames b Gordon 17 0
BH Valentine not out 25 0
Extras (b 2, lb 6) 8
  Total (4 wickets; 60 overs) 203 (2.53 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  ES Newson 11 2 22 1 1.50
  ACB Langton 12 1 49 0 3.06
  N Gordon 22 4 58 3 1.97
  B Mitchell 12 1 42 0 2.62
  EL Dalton 3 0 24 0 6.00

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debut - RE Grieveson (South Africa)
Umpires - RGA Ashman and GL Sickler
Close of play
  • Sat, 18 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 11/0 (PGV van der Bijl 2*, A Melville 9*)
  • Sun, 19 Feb - rest day
  • Mon, 20 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 249/3 (EAB Rowan 53*, AD Nourse 20*)
  • Tue, 21 Feb - day 3 - no play
  • Wed, 22 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 203/4 (60 ov) - end of match
 
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