England tour of South Africa 1913/14

Fiery Syd

Sydney Barnes, the most feared bowler of them all, was a colourful, forbidding and often misunderstood character who wouldn't have been out of place in the modern game

Fifth Test Match

England v South Africa 1913-14

Played at Port Elizabeth, Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, February 27, 28, March 2, 3.- In the last Test game the Englishmen, though they had to play without Barnes, made ample amends for any shortcomings in their cricket at Durban

Fourth Test Match

England v South Africa 1913-14

Played at Durban, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, February 14, 16, 17, 18.- The fourth of the Test games had to be left drawn, rain and bad light cutting play short on the last day

Statistics

England in South Africa Test Series, 1913/14

England tour of South Africa, Dec 1913 - Mar 1914

Test matches

The MCC side on the deck of the RMS Saxon on their way to South Africa
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Tour Results
South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth - Feb 27-Mar 3, 1914
England won by 10 wickets
South Africa v England at Durban - Feb 14-18, 1914
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Jan 1-5, 1914
England won by 91 runs
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Dec 26-30, 1913
England won by an innings and 12 runs
South Africa v England at Durban - Dec 13-17, 1913
England won by an innings and 157 runs
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