England tour of South Africa, 5th Test: South Africa v England at Durban, Mar 3-14, 1939
Match drawn (by agreement)
Played at Kingsmead, Durban
3,4,6,7,8,9,10,11,13,14 March 1939 (timeless match)
  South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
A Melville* hit wicket b Wright 78 200 5 0
PGV van der Bijl b Perks 125 428 11 1
EAB Rowan lbw b Perks 33 90 0
B Mitchell b Wright 11 0
AD Nourse b Perks 103 364 6 0
KG Viljoen c †Ames b Perks 0 0 0
EL Dalton c †Ames b Farnes 57 1
RE Grieveson b Perks 75 205 3 0
ACB Langton c Paynter b Verity 27 1
ES Newson c & b Verity 1 0 0
N Gordon not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 12, nb 6) 20
  Total (all out; 202.6 overs) 530 (1.96 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  K Farnes 46 9 108 1 1.76
  RTD Perks 41 5 100 5 1.82
  DVP Wright 37 6 142 2 2.87
  H Verity 55.6 14 97 2 1.30
  WR Hammond 14 4 34 0 1.82
  WJ Edrich 9 2 29 0 2.41
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton run out 38 144 0
PA Gibb c †Grieveson b Newson 4 30 0
E Paynter lbw b Langton 62 260 3 0
WR Hammond* st †Grieveson b Dalton 24 90 0 0
LEG Ames c Dalton b Langton 84 172 7 0
WJ Edrich c Rowan b Langton 1 0 0
BH Valentine st †Grieveson b Dalton 26 0
H Verity b Dalton 3 0 0
DVP Wright c Langton b Dalton 26 0
K Farnes b Newson 20 0
RTD Perks not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 17, w 1, nb 1) 26
  Total (all out; 117.6 overs) 316 (2.01 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  ES Newson 25.6 5 58 2 1.68
  ACB Langton 35 12 71 3 1.52
  N Gordon 37 7 82 0 1.66
  B Mitchell 7 0 20 0 2.14
  EL Dalton 13 1 59 4 3.40
  South Africa 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell hit wicket b Verity 89 222 6 0
PGV van der Bijl c Paynter b Wright 97 230 7 0
EAB Rowan c Edrich b Verity 0 0 0
AD Nourse c Hutton b Farnes 25 3 0
KG Viljoen b Perks 74 183 7 0
A Melville* b Farnes 103 199 10 0
EL Dalton c & b Wright 21 3 1
RE Grieveson b Farnes 39 0
ACB Langton c Hammond b Farnes 6 0
ES Newson b Wright 3 0 0
N Gordon not out 7 0
Extras (b 5, lb 8, nb 4) 17
  Total (all out; 142.1 overs) 481 (2.53 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  K Farnes 22.1 2 74 4 2.50
  RTD Perks 32 6 99 1 2.32
  DVP Wright 32 7 146 3 3.42
  H Verity 40 9 87 2 1.63
  WR Hammond 9 1 30 0 2.50
  WJ Edrich 6 1 18 0 2.25
  L Hutton 1 0 10 0 7.50
  England 2nd innings (target: 696 runs) R M 4s 6s
L Hutton b Mitchell 55 0
PA Gibb b Dalton 120 451 2 0
WJ Edrich c Gordon b Langton 219 460 25 0
WR Hammond* st †Grieveson b Dalton 140 349 7 0
E Paynter c †Grieveson b Gordon 75 213 5 0
LEG Ames not out 17 0
BH Valentine not out 4 0
Extras (b 8, lb 12, w 1, nb 3) 24
  Total (5 wickets; 218.2 overs) 654 (2.24 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  ES Newson 43 4 91 0 1.58
  ACB Langton 56 12 132 1 1.76
  N Gordon 55.2 10 174 1 2.36
  B Mitchell 37 4 133 1 2.69
  EL Dalton 27 3 100 2 2.77

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 5-match series 1-0
Test debut - RTD Perks (England)
Umpires - RGA Ashman and GL Sickler
Close of play
  • Fri, 3 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 229/2 (PGV van der Bijl 105*, B Mitchell 4*)
  • Sat, 4 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 423/6 (AD Nourse 77*, RE Grieveson 26*)
  • Sun, 5 Mar - rest day
  • Mon, 6 Mar - day 3 - England 1st innings 35/1 (L Hutton 24*, E Paynter 6*)
  • Tue, 7 Mar - day 4 - England 1st innings 268/7 (LEG Ames 82*, DVP Wright 5*)
  • Wed, 8 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 193/3 (AD Nourse 1*, KG Viljoen 1*)
  • Thu, 9 Mar - day 6 - England 2nd innings 0/0 (L Hutton 0*, PA Gibb 0*)
  • Fri, 10 Mar - day 7 - England 2nd innings 253/1 (PA Gibb 78*, WJ Edrich 107*)
  • Sat, 11 Mar - day 8 - no play
  • Sun, 12 Mar - rest day
  • Mon, 13 Mar - day 9 - England 2nd innings 496/3 (WR Hammond 58*, E Paynter 24*)
  • Tue, 14 Mar - day 10 - England 2nd innings 654/5 (218.2 ov) - end of match
 
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