Australia tour of South Africa, 2nd Test: South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Dec 31, 1949 - Jan 4, 1950
Australia won by 8 wickets
31 December 1949, 2,3,4 January 1950 (4-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
AR Morris c Watkins b Tayfield 42 0
J Moroney c Cheetham b Mann 87 0
KR Miller b Watkins 58 0
AL Hassett* c & b Mann 57 0
RN Harvey c †Wade b Mann 178 240 16 0
SJE Loxton b Tayfield 35 0
CL McCool not out 49 0
IWG Johnson c Watkins b Mann 0 0 0
RR Lindwall not out 8 1
Extras (b 8, lb 4) 12
  Total (7 wickets dec; 126 overs) 526 (3.13 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CN McCarthy 24 2 98 0 3.06
  JC Watkins 12 2 59 1 3.68
  NBF Mann 28 3 105 4 2.81
  HJ Tayfield 37 4 141 2 2.85
  VI Smith 25 0 111 0 3.33
  South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
EAB Rowan lbw b McCool 67 0
OE Wynne c Johnson b Miller 13 0
JD Nel lbw b Johnson 38 0
AD Nourse* c Johnston b Miller 65 0
WW Wade c †Saggers b Loxton 4 0
JE Cheetham c McCool b Miller 3 0 0
JC Watkins st †Saggers b McCool 35 0
HJ Tayfield st †Saggers b McCool 15 0
NBF Mann b McCool 16 1
VI Smith not out 11 0
CN McCarthy st †Saggers b McCool 0 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 8, w 1) 11
  Total (all out; 75.4 overs) 278 (2.76 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 12 2 33 0 2.06
  WA Johnston 17 3 53 0 2.33
  IWG Johnson 12 1 61 1 3.81
  KR Miller 17 3 54 3 2.38
  CL McCool 11.4 1 41 5 2.67
  SJE Loxton 6 0 25 1 3.12
  South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
EAB Rowan c Harvey b Johnston 3 0 0
OE Wynne c †Saggers b Johnston 10 0
JD Nel c McCool b Johnson 19 0
AD Nourse* lbw b McCool 114 270 0
WW Wade b Johnston 11 0
JE Cheetham c †Saggers b Lindwall 27 0
JC Watkins c †Saggers b Lindwall 9 0
HJ Tayfield b Lindwall 75 158 0
NBF Mann b Lindwall 46 0
VI Smith lbw b Lindwall 4 0
CN McCarthy not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 3, lb 10, nb 2) 15
  Total (all out; 102.4 overs) 333 (2.43 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 15.4 2 32 5 1.54
  WA Johnston 24 2 70 3 2.18
  IWG Johnson 24 5 91 1 2.84
  KR Miller 11 0 43 0 2.93
  CL McCool 21 3 71 1 2.53
  SJE Loxton 4 1 6 0 1.12
  RN Harvey 3 1 5 0 1.25
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 86 runs) R 6s
AR Morris c & b Mann 24 0
J Moroney lbw b Mann 19 0
RN Harvey not out 23 0
KR Miller not out 16 0
Extras (b 5) 5
  Total (2 wickets; 20 overs) 87 (3.26 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CN McCarthy 4 1 18 0 3.37
  JC Watkins 2 0 10 0 3.75
  NBF Mann 8 1 23 2 2.15
  HJ Tayfield 6 1 31 0 3.87

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Umpires - RGA Ashman and DV Collins
Close of play
  • Sat, 31 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 312/4 (RN Harvey 55*, SJE Loxton 7*)
  • Sun, 1 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 2 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 169/3 (AD Nourse 43*, WW Wade 4*)
  • Tue, 3 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 120/4 (AD Nourse 55*, JE Cheetham 16*)
  • Wed, 4 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 87/2 (20 ov) - end of match
 
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