New Zealand tour of South Africa, 1st Test: South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Dec 8-12, 1961
South Africa won by 30 runs
Played at Kingsmead, Durban
8,9,11,12 December 1961 (4-day match)
  South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew* not out 127 312 10 0
EJ Barlow b Motz 15 0
JHB Waite c †Dick b Bartlett 25 1
RA McLean b Alabaster 63 1
KC Bland c Reid b Cameron 5 0
MK Elgie b Motz 1 0 0
S O'Linn lbw b Cameron 8 0
PM Pollock c †Dick b Cameron 0 0 0
GB Lawrence c Sparling b Alabaster 16 0
KA Walter c †Dick b Alabaster 0 0 0
HD Bromfield lbw b Alabaster 0 0 0
Extras (b 11, lb 6, w 1, nb 14) 32
  Total (all out; 88.5 overs) 292 (3.28 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RC Motz 23 3 64 2 2.78
  GA Bartlett 9 3 39 1 4.33
  FJ Cameron 27 5 60 3 2.22
  JR Reid 11 1 38 0 3.45
  JC Alabaster 17.5 2 59 4 3.30
  JT Sparling 1 1 0 0 0.00
  New Zealand 1st innings R 4s 6s
JW Guy c Walter b Pollock 8 0
JT Sparling c †Waite b Pollock 13 0
PT Barton c Elgie b Lawrence 54 0
SN McGregor c Barlow b Walter 20 0
JR Reid* c Pollock b Lawrence 13 0
PGZ Harris c Elgie b Walter 74 0
AE Dick c †Waite b Pollock 3 0 0
RC Motz c McGlew b Walter 0 0 0
GA Bartlett c Pollock b Walter 40 0
JC Alabaster lbw b Lawrence 2 0 0
FJ Cameron not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 1, nb 16) 18
  Total (all out; 99.3 overs) 245 (2.46 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PM Pollock 22 3 61 3 2.77
  KA Walter 25.3 6 63 4 2.47
  GB Lawrence 29 6 63 3 2.17
  EJ Barlow 8 3 17 0 2.12
  HD Bromfield 15 5 23 0 1.53
  South Africa 2nd innings R 4s 6s
DJ McGlew* b Motz 5 0
EJ Barlow c †Dick b Motz 10 0
JHB Waite c sub (GT Dowling) b Cameron 63 0
RA McLean c Bartlett b Motz 0 0 0
KC Bland run out 30 0
MK Elgie st †Dick b Alabaster 0 0 0
S O'Linn c Cameron b Alabaster 6 0
PM Pollock c †Dick b Cameron 15 0
GB Lawrence lbw b Alabaster 0 0 0
KA Walter c †Dick b Cameron 1 0 0
HD Bromfield not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 4, w 5, nb 8) 19
  Total (all out; 61.2 overs) 149 (2.42 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RC Motz 20 1 51 3 2.55
  GA Bartlett 9 3 11 0 1.22
  FJ Cameron 15.2 1 32 3 2.08
  JC Alabaster 17 6 36 3 2.11
  New Zealand 2nd innings (target: 197 runs) R 4s 6s
JW Guy c Bromfield b Pollock 1 0 0
JT Sparling c †Waite b Walter 10 0
PT Barton c †Waite b Pollock 23 0
SN McGregor c Walter b Bromfield 55 0
PGZ Harris lbw b Pollock 0 0 0
JR Reid* c †Waite b Pollock 16 0
AE Dick c †Waite b Pollock 2 0 0
GA Bartlett c O'Linn b Bromfield 23 0
RC Motz b Bromfield 10 0
JC Alabaster c Bromfield b Pollock 8 0
FJ Cameron not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 1, nb 15) 17
  Total (all out; 79.3 overs) 166 (2.08 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PM Pollock 20.3 8 38 6 1.85
  KA Walter 16 5 34 1 2.12
  GB Lawrence 25 8 40 0 1.60
  HD Bromfield 18 4 37 3 2.05

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - South Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts - GA Bartlett, PT Barton, FJ Cameron, AE Dick and RC Motz (New Zealand); EJ Barlow, KC Bland, HD Bromfield, MK Elgie, GB Lawrence, PM Pollock and KA Walter (South Africa)
Umpires - WP Anderson and DR Fell
Close of play
  • Fri, 8 Dec - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 31/1 (JW Guy 8*, PT Barton 8*)
  • Sat, 9 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 13/0 (DJ McGlew 5*, EJ Barlow 4*)
  • Sun, 10 Dec - rest day
  • Mon, 11 Dec - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 83/4 (SN McGregor 29*, JR Reid 10*)
  • Tue, 12 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 166 (79.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • McGlew (312 mins, 12 fours) carried his bat
    • Pollock career best bowling figures in his first test
 
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