Showing news for 1st Test: England v South Africa at Birmingham, Jun 14-17, 1924
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
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?
First Test Match
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