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England's unlikely captain

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M. C. C. team in South Africa 1927-28

1929: In the autumn of 1927 the M

Fifth Test match

South Africa v England 1927-28

1929: Played at DURBAN, February 4, 6, 7, 8

Fourth Test Match

South Africa v England 1927-28

1929: Played at JOHANNESBURG, January 28, 30, 31, February 1

Third Test Match

ENGLAND v. SOUTH AFRICA. 1927-28

1929: Played at DURBAN, January 21, 23, 24, 25.--The third Test match produced a magnificent struggle, but, although at one point in their second innings South Africa were in danger of defeat, the game had to be left drawn, England wanting 149 runs to win

Second Test match

South Africa v England 1927-28

1929: Played at CAPE TOWN, December 31, January 2, 3, 4

First Test match

South Africa v England 1927-28

1929: Gaining the upper hand on the opening day, England won the first Test match by ten wickets - an easy success due to the batting of Sutcliffe and Tyldesley, the bowling of Geary and the allround play of Hammond

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Tour Results
South Africa v England at Durban - Feb 4-8, 1928
South Africa won by 8 wickets
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Jan 28-Feb 1, 1928
South Africa won by 4 wickets
South Africa v England at Durban - Jan 21-25, 1928
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Cape Town - Dec 31, 1927 - Jan 4, 1928
England won by 87 runs
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Dec 24-27, 1927
England won by 10 wickets
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