Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1949/50 /

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Fifth Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1949-50

1951: At Port Elizabeth, March 3, 4, 6

Fourth Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1949-50

1951: Having already made sure of the rubber, the Australians proceeded to consolidate their gains with powerful batting displays

Third Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1949-50

1951: After at one time looking almost certain to be defeated, Australia staged a dramatic recovery and gained a glorious victory with only twenty-five minutes to spare

Second Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1949-50

1951: At Cape Town, December 31, January 2, 3, 4

First Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1949-50

1951: Apart from the first two hours' play during which they lost three men for 71, Australia were always on top, though South Africa contributed to their own downfall by indeterminate batting and much poor fielding

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Series Results
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Mar 3-6, 1950
Australia won by an innings and 259 runs
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Feb 10-14, 1950
Match drawn
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Jan 20-24, 1950
Australia won by 5 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Dec 31, 1949 - Jan 4, 1950
Australia won by 8 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Dec 24-28, 1949
Australia won by an innings and 85 runs
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