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Australians in South Africa, 1957-58

1959: The Australians restored their sagging prestige with a highly successful tour of South Africa and their splendid form raised their hopes that they would recover the Ashes when England toured their country a year later

Fifth Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1957-58

1959: At Port Elizabeth, February 28, March 1, 3, 4

Fourth Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1957-58

1959: At Johannesburg, February 7, 8, 10, 11, 12

Third Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1957-58

1959: South Africa went close to recording the first victory in their own country against Australia, but although undoubtedly the better side in the match they contributed towards their own failure to win by surprising and unnecessarily slow batting

Second Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1957-58

1959: Toss: Australia

First Test Match

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA 1957-58

1959: At Johannesburg, December 23, 24, 26, 27, 28

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Tour Results
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Feb 28-Mar 4, 1958
Australia won by 8 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Feb 7-12, 1958
Australia won by 10 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Jan 24-29, 1958
Match drawn
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Dec 31, 1957 - Jan 3, 1958
Australia won by an innings and 141 runs
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Dec 23-28, 1957
Match drawn
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