South Africa tour of Australia, 1952/53 / Scorecard

South Africa in Australia Test Series - 1st Test

Australia v South Africa

Australia won by 96 runs

Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald c & b Watkins 27 85 4 0
AR Morris lbw b Watkins 29 77 4 0
RN Harvey c sub b Melle 109 155 16 0
AL Hassett* c †Waite b Watkins 55 172 6 0
KR Miller b Watkins 3 6 0 0
GB Hole c Tayfield b Melle 8 24 1 0
RR Lindwall lbw b Melle 5 32 0 0
GRA Langley c Tayfield b Melle 17 60 0 0
DT Ring c Mansell b Melle 13 28 1 0
IWG Johnson lbw b Melle 7 22 0 0
WA Johnston not out 1 15 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 2) 6
Total (all out; 81.5 overs) 280 (2.57 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-55 (Morris), 2-56 (McDonald), 3-211 (Harvey), 4-216 (Miller), 5-231 (Hassett), 6-237 (Hole), 7-252 (Lindwall), 8-272 (Ring), 9-273 (Langley), 10-280 (Johnson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MG Melle 20.5 0 71 6 2.58
JC Watkins 24 8 41 4 1.28
ARA Murray 14 1 63 0 3.37
HJ Tayfield 15 3 59 0 2.95
PNF Mansell 8 0 40 0 3.75
South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew c Johnson b Miller 9 9 2 0
JHB Waite lbw b Ring 39 107 4 0
WR Endean c †Langley b Ring 14 43 0 0
KJ Funston b Ring 33 84 1 1
RA McLean c Miller b Johnson 13 16 1 0
JE Cheetham* c †Langley b Lindwall 26 96 1 0
JC Watkins c Miller b Ring 25 50 3 0
PNF Mansell c Lindwall b Ring 31 43 5 0
ARA Murray lbw b Johnston 18 43 1 0
HJ Tayfield lbw b Ring 3 20 0 0
MG Melle not out 7 6 1 0
Extras (b 3) 3
Total (all out; 62.6 overs) 221 (2.64 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-13 (McGlew), 2-39 (Endean), 3-88 (Waite), 4-103 (McLean), 5-113 (Funston), 6-153 (Watkins), 7-177 (Cheetham), 8-195 (Mansell), 9-211 (Tayfield), 10-221 (Murray)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 12 0 48 1 3.00
KR Miller 10 0 46 1 3.45
WA Johnston 7.6 2 21 1 2.03
DT Ring 21 2 72 6 2.57
IWG Johnson 12 3 31 1 1.93
Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald st †Waite b Tayfield 17 110 1 0
AR Morris c Melle b Tayfield 58 190 3 0
AL Hassett* c McGlew b Melle 17 39 3 0
RN Harvey run out 52 103 4 0
KR Miller lbw b Tayfield 3 20 0 0
GB Hole lbw b Melle 42 81 6 0
RR Lindwall not out 38 140 3 0
GRA Langley b Watkins 27 45 3 0
DT Ring b Melle 4 5 1 0
IWG Johnson lbw b Watkins 13 45 2 0
WA Johnston c McGlew b Tayfield 0 4 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 4) 6
Total (all out; 98.3 overs) 277 (2.11 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-48 (McDonald), 2-75 (Hassett), 3-115 (Morris), 4-123 (Miller), 5-160 (Harvey), 6-198 (Hole), 7-246 (Langley), 8-251 (Ring), 9-276 (Johnson), 10-277 (Johnston)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MG Melle 26 2 95 3 2.74
JC Watkins 26 13 47 2 1.35
ARA Murray 13 7 13 0 0.75
HJ Tayfield 33.3 5 116 4 2.60
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 337 runs) R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew lbw b Lindwall 69 260 4 0
JHB Waite st †Langley b Johnson 14 49 2 0
WR Endean lbw b Lindwall 12 54 0 0
KJ Funston c †Langley b Johnston 65 203 2 1
RA McLean b Lindwall 38 96 4 0
JE Cheetham* b Johnston 18 87 1 0
JC Watkins hit wicket b Johnson 1 5 0 0
PNF Mansell b Lindwall 4 9 0 0
ARA Murray not out 11 55 0 0
HJ Tayfield c †Langley b Johnson 1 5 0 0
MG Melle b Lindwall 4 24 0 0
Extras (b 2, nb 1) 3
Total (all out; 107 overs) 240 (1.68 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Waite), 2-57 (Endean), 3-153 (McGlew), 4-170 (Funston), 5-209 (McLean), 6-210 (Watkins), 7-215 (Mansell), 8-226 (Cheetham), 9-227 (Tayfield), 10-240 (Melle)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 30 8 60 5 1.50
WA Johnston 26 5 62 2 1.78
DT Ring 17 3 58 0 2.55
IWG Johnson 30 7 52 3 1.30
GB Hole 3 0 5 0 1.25
RN Harvey 1 1 0 0 0.00
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts KJ Funston and ARA Murray (South Africa)
Umpires HAR Elphinstone and RJJ Wright
Close of play
Fri, 5 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 273/8 (GRA Langley 17*, IWG Johnson 1*)
Sat, 6 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 2/0 (CC McDonald 1*, AR Morris 1*)
Sun, 7 Dec - rest day
Mon, 8 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 242/6 (RR Lindwall 30*, GRA Langley 23*)
Tue, 9 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 150/2 (DJ McGlew 68*, KJ Funston 53*)
Wed, 10 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 240 (107 ov) - end of match
 
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