England tour of South Africa, 1927/28 / Scorecard

England in South Africa Test Series - 5th Test

South Africa v England

South Africa won by 8 wickets

England 1st innings R 4s 6s
P Holmes c †Cameron b Bissett 0 0 0
H Sutcliffe c †Cameron b Vincent 51 0
GE Tyldesley c Morkel b Vincent 100 0
WR Hammond c Catterall b Nupen 66 0
RES Wyatt c Catterall b Bissett 22 0
GTS Stevens* c Taylor b Vincent 13 0
EW Dawson lbw b Nupen 14 0
WE Astill lbw b Nupen 1 0 0
SJ Staples b Nupen 2 0 0
Harry Elliott c Catterall b Nupen 1 0 0
AP Freeman not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 4, nb 4) 12
Total (all out; 102.5 overs) 282 (2.74 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Holmes), 2-132 (Sutcliffe), 3-177 (Tyldesley), 4-240 (Wyatt), 5-262 (Hammond), 6-264 (Stevens), 7-265 (Astill), 8-269 (Staples), 9-282 (Elliott), 10-282 (Dawson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GF Bissett 16 1 61 2 3.81
AE Hall 18 0 48 0 2.66
EP Nupen 33.5 9 83 5 2.45
CL Vincent 31 4 63 3 2.03
DPB Morkel 2 0 3 0 1.50
JFW Nicolson 2 0 12 0 6.00
South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
HW Taylor lbw b Staples 36 0
SK Coen b Astill 28 0
DPB Morkel c Hammond b Staples 2 0 0
JFW Nicolson b Astill 21 0
RH Catterall c Holmes b Astill 119 2
HB Cameron c Holmes b Freeman 53 2
HG Deane* b Staples 23 0
EP Nupen not out 19 0
CL Vincent not out 19 0
Extras (b 1, lb 9, nb 2) 12
Total (7 wickets dec; 113 overs) 332 (2.93 runs per over)
Did not bat GF Bissett, AE Hall
Fall of wickets 1-57 (Coen), 2-60 (Morkel), 3-87 (Taylor), 4-95 (Nicolson), 5-230 (Cameron), 6-278 (Deane), 7-296 (Catterall)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WR Hammond 12 2 41 0 3.41
SJ Staples 44 13 96 3 2.18
RES Wyatt 3 0 16 0 5.33
AP Freeman 16 2 57 1 3.56
WE Astill 36 10 99 3 2.75
GTS Stevens 2 0 11 0 5.50
England 2nd innings R 4s 6s
P Holmes lbw b Bissett 0 0 0
H Sutcliffe lbw b Nupen 23 0
GE Tyldesley c Deane b Bissett 21 0
WR Hammond c Vincent b Bissett 3 0 0
RES Wyatt not out 20 0
GTS Stevens* c Deane b Bissett 18 1
EW Dawson c Vincent b Bissett 9 0
WE Astill c Coen b Bissett 0 0 0
SJ Staples b Bissett 7 0
Harry Elliott b Vincent 3 0 0
AP Freeman c Hall b Vincent 1 0 0
Extras (b 10, lb 1, nb 2) 13
Total (all out; 55 overs) 118 (2.14 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Holmes), 2-40 (Tyldesley), 3-43 (Hammond), 3-49* (Wyatt, retired not out), 4-70 (Sutcliffe), 5-89 (Stevens), 6-90 (Dawson), 7-90 (Astill), 8-103 (Staples), 9-114 (Elliott), 10-118 (Freeman)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GF Bissett 19 5 29 7 1.52
AE Hall 10 3 18 0 1.80
EP Nupen 9 2 14 1 1.55
CL Vincent 17 3 44 2 2.58
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 69 runs) R 4s 6s
HW Taylor c Wyatt b Staples 29 0
SK Coen not out 25 0
EP Nupen c Freeman b Hammond 10 0
RH Catterall not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 2) 3
Total (2 wickets; 23.3 overs) 69 (2.93 runs per over)
Did not bat DPB Morkel, JFW Nicolson, HB Cameron, HG Deane*, CL Vincent, GF Bissett, AE Hall
Fall of wickets 1-51 (Taylor), 2-66 (Nupen)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WR Hammond 10 2 25 1 2.50
SJ Staples 11 3 30 1 2.72
WE Astill 2 0 9 0 4.50
GE Tyldesley 0.3 0 2 0 4.00
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to field
Series 5-match series drawn 2-2
Test debuts EW Dawson and Harry Elliott (England)
Umpires AG Laver and GB Treadwell
Close of play
Sat, 4 Feb - day 1 - no play
Sun, 5 Feb - rest day
Mon, 6 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 6/0 (HW Taylor 3*, SK Coen 2*)
Tue, 7 Feb - day 3 - England 2nd innings 30/1 (H Sutcliffe 10*, GE Tyldesley 14*)
Wed, 8 Feb - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 69/2 (23.3 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • RES Wyatt (2) retired hurt on 4* from 49/3 to 89/5
 
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