South Africa tour of England 1947

Fifth Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1947

After four days of fluctuating play in extreme heat South Africa finished 28 runs short of victory with three wickets in hand

Fourth Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1947

At Leeds, July 26, 28, 29

Third Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1947

At Manchester, July 5, 7, 8, 9

Statistics

South Africa in England Test Series, 1947

South Africa tour of England, Jun-Aug 1947

Test matches

Cameras capture the action at The Oval
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Denis Compton hits out during his quick hundred
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Len Hutton dispatches a ball from Athol Rowan
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Denis Compton fails to connect with the ball
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Tour Results
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 16-20, 1947
Match drawn
England v South Africa at Leeds - Jul 26-29, 1947
England won by 10 wickets
England v South Africa at Manchester - Jul 5-9, 1947
England won by 7 wickets
England v South Africa at Lord's - Jun 21-25, 1947
England won by 10 wickets
England v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 7-11, 1947
Match drawn
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