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1924

Undercooked South Africa's all-time low

Jun 14, 2014: South Africa's lack of preparation was there for all to see as they started a series by being bowled out for a record low score

Martin Williamson

1924

From club to country in one week

Jul 5, 2008: Desperate times call for desperate measures... but so desperate as to call up a bowler who only made his first-class debut 24 hours earlier to open the attack in a Test?

Martin Williamson

Fourth Test Match

England v South Africa 1924

2001: Played at Manchester, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, July 26, 28, 29.- England having already won the rubber, interest in the fourth Test match was naturally discounted and, as things turned out, the game was utterly spoilt by rain, cricket being

Third Test Match

England v South Africa 1924

2001: Played at Leeds, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, July 12, 14, 15.- The third of the Test matches decided the rubber, England winning by nine wickets

Second Test Match

England v South Africa 1924

2001: The second Test match made it clear that, whatever their merits, the South Africans had no hope, under normal conditions of weather and wicket, of beating England

First Test Match

England v South Africa 1924

2001: The first of the Test matches, taken in conjunction with the startling failure against Lancashire at Old Trafford, went far to prove that the South Africans had no chance of beating England

Fifth Test Match

England v South Africa 1924

1925: Played at Kennington Oval, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, August 16, 18, 19.- The rubber having been decided so decisively weeks before, it was not to be expected that the last Test match would excite vast amounts of interest

England 3 South Africa 0

The South Africans in England, 1924

1925: There is no getting away from the fact that South African cricket suffered a severe set back last summer

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Tour Results
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 16-19, 1924
Match drawn
England v South Africa at Manchester - Jul 26-29, 1924
Match drawn
England v South Africa at Leeds - Jul 12-15, 1924
England won by 9 wickets
England v South Africa at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 1, 1924
England won by an innings and 18 runs
England v South Africa at Birmingham - Jun 14-17, 1924
England won by an innings and 18 runs
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