New Zealand tour of South Africa, 5th Test: South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth, Feb 16-20, 1962
New Zealand won by 40 runs
16,17,19,20 February 1962 (4-day match)
  New Zealand 1st innings R M 4s 6s
GT Dowling lbw b Adcock 2 0 0
JT Sparling c Lance b Pollock 3 0 0
PT Barton c Bromfield b Lance 109 276 20 0
JR Reid* b Adcock 26 6 0
SN McGregor b Pollock 10 0
PGZ Harris c McGlew b Bromfield 7 0
AE Dick c †Waite b Pollock 46 158 6 0
GA Bartlett hit wicket b Adcock 29 0
JC Alabaster lbw b Lawrence 24 0
RC Motz c McLean b Lawrence 2 0 0
FJ Cameron not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 7, nb 8) 16
  Total (all out; 111.2 overs) 275 (2.47 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  NAT Adcock 27 11 60 3 2.22
  PM Pollock 28 9 63 3 2.25
  GB Lawrence 26.2 7 71 2 2.69
  HR Lance 14 4 50 1 3.57
  HD Bromfield 16 7 15 1 0.93
  South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
EJ Barlow c Dowling b Motz 20 0
GB Lawrence c †Dick b Alabaster 43 141 8 0
JHB Waite c Dowling b Cameron 0 0 0
WS Farrer c †Dick b Motz 7 0
RA McLean c McGregor b Bartlett 25 21 4 1
KC Bland lbw b Bartlett 12 0
HR Lance st †Dick b Reid 9 0
DJ McGlew* not out 28 82 0
PM Pollock lbw b Motz 8 0
NAT Adcock c Dowling b Reid 5 0
HD Bromfield c †Dick b Alabaster 21 0
Extras (lb 6, nb 6) 12
  Total (all out; 72.4 overs) 190 (2.61 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  FJ Cameron 11 2 46 1 4.18
  GA Bartlett 8 4 10 2 1.25
  RC Motz 14 7 33 3 2.35
  JC Alabaster 25.4 7 63 2 2.45
  JR Reid 14 6 26 2 1.85
  New Zealand 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GT Dowling lbw b Lawrence 78 290 8 0
JT Sparling c Bromfield b Pollock 4 0
PGZ Harris c Bland b Adcock 13 0
PT Barton lbw b Pollock 2 0 0
JR Reid* c Bromfield b Lance 69 201 8 2
SN McGregor b Lawrence 24 0
AE Dick lbw b Lance 1 0 0
GA Bartlett c Barlow b Lawrence 18 0
JC Alabaster c Adcock b Lawrence 7 0
RC Motz c †Waite b Pollock 0 1 0 0 0.00
FJ Cameron not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 2) 12
  Total (all out; 83.1 overs) 228 (2.74 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  NAT Adcock 21 11 25 1 1.19
  PM Pollock 24.1 5 70 3 2.89
  GB Lawrence 28 5 85 4 3.03
  HR Lance 8 0 36 2 4.50
  HD Bromfield 2 2 0 0 0.00
  South Africa 2nd innings (target: 314 runs) R M 4s 6s
EJ Barlow b Reid 59 156 9 0
WS Farrer lbw b Cameron 10 92 0
DJ McGlew* run out 26 0
JHB Waite c Dowling b Reid 7 0
RA McLean b Alabaster 10 0
KC Bland lbw b Reid 32 94 4 1
HR Lance c †Dick b Reid 9 0
GB Lawrence b Alabaster 17 0
PM Pollock not out 54 103 10 0
NAT Adcock b Motz 24 49 0
HD Bromfield c McGregor b Cameron 0 36 0 0
Extras (b 6, lb 3, w 2, nb 14) 25
  Total (all out; 144 overs) 273 (1.89 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  FJ Cameron 18 6 48 2 2.66
  GA Bartlett 9 3 26 0 2.88
  RC Motz 20 11 34 1 1.70
  JC Alabaster 52 23 96 2 1.84
  JR Reid 45 27 44 4 0.97

Match details


Toss - New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series drawn 2-2
Umpires - GD Gibbon and G Parry
Close of play
  • Fri, 16 Feb - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 242/7 (GA Bartlett 19*, JC Alabaster 8*)
  • Sat, 17 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 36/1 (GT Dowling 19*, PGZ Harris 12*)
  • Sun, 18 Feb - rest day
  • Mon, 19 Feb - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 38/0 (EJ Barlow 25*, WS Farrer 8*)
  • Tue, 20 Feb - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 273 (144 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Barton's first and only test century (276 mins, 20 fours)
    • Waite sets new world record for wicketkeeping dismissals in a series (26)
    • NZ won with just 21 minutes to spare -- won two tests in a series for the first time (and did not achieve this again until 1982-83) McGlew's last test -- he played with a splinted thumb, and (after a fielding accident in the first innings) a plaster-encased shoulder.
 
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