South Africa tour of England, 1955 / Scorecard

South Africa in England Test Series - 3rd Test

England v South Africa

South Africa won by 3 wickets

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
D Kenyon c †Waite b Heine 5 35 0 0
TW Graveney c Tayfield b Adcock 0 12 0 0
PBH May* c Mansell b Goddard 34 82 5 0
DCS Compton c †Waite b Adcock 158 336 22 0
MC Cowdrey c Mansell b Tayfield 1 7 0 0
TE Bailey c †Waite b Adcock 44 175 6 0
FJ Titmus lbw b Heine 0 18 0 0
TG Evans c Keith b Heine 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
GAR Lock not out 19 90 1 0
FH Tyson b Goddard 2 18 0 0
AV Bedser lbw b Goddard 1 7 0 0
Extras (b 13, lb 6, w 1) 20
Total (all out; 126 overs) 284 (2.25 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Graveney), 2-22 (Kenyon), 3-70 (May), 4-75 (Cowdrey), 5-219 (Bailey), 6-234 (Titmus), 7-242 (Evans), 8-271 (Compton), 9-280 (Tyson), 10-284 (Bedser)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PS Heine 24 4 71 3 2.95
NAT Adcock 28 5 52 3 1.85
HJ Tayfield 35 15 57 1 1.62
TL Goddard 27 10 52 3 1.92
PNF Mansell 6 2 13 0 2.16
HJ Keith 6 2 19 0 3.16
South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew* not out 104 287 10 0
TL Goddard c †Graveney b Tyson 62 199 7 0
HJ Keith c †Graveney b Bailey 38 180 3 0
PNF Mansell lbw b Lock 7 43 1 0
WR Endean c †Evans b Lock 5 17 0 0
RA McLean b Tyson 3 12 0 0
JHB Waite c Kenyon b Bedser 113 339 12 0
PL Winslow lbw b Bedser 108 188 13 3
HJ Tayfield b Tyson 28 110 3 0
PS Heine not out 22 21 4 0
Extras (b 15, lb 12, w 1, nb 3) 31
Total (8 wickets dec; 195 overs) 521 (2.67 runs per over)
Did not bat NAT Adcock
Fall of wickets 1-147 (Goddard), 1-147* (McGlew, retired not out), 2-171 (Mansell), 3-179 (Endean), 4-182 (McLean), 5-245 (Keith), 6-416 (Winslow), 7-457 (Waite), 8-494 (Tayfield)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 31 2 92 2 2.96
FH Tyson 44 5 124 3 2.81
TE Bailey 37 8 102 1 2.75
GAR Lock 64 24 121 2 1.89
FJ Titmus 19 7 51 0 2.68
England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
D Kenyon c †Waite b Heine 1 21 0 0
TW Graveney b Adcock 1 16 0 0
PBH May* b Mansell 117 269 16 0
DCS Compton c Mansell b Heine 71 103 12 0
MC Cowdrey c Goddard b Heine 50 250 6 0
GAR Lock c McGlew b Adcock 17 76 2 0
TE Bailey not out 38 149 5 0
FJ Titmus c Mansell b Adcock 19 66 4 0
FH Tyson b Heine 8 15 1 0
AV Bedser c †Waite b Heine 3 25 0 0
TG Evans c McLean b Tayfield 36 34 7 0
Extras (b 13, lb 5, w 2) 20
Total (all out; 173.5 overs) 381 (2.19 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Graveney), 2-2 (Kenyon), 3-126 (Compton), 4-234 (May), 5-270 (Lock), 6-274 (Cowdrey), 7-304 (Titmus), 8-325 (Tyson), 9-333 (Bedser), 10-381 (Evans)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PS Heine 32 8 86 5 2.68
NAT Adcock 28 12 48 3 1.71
HJ Tayfield 51.5 21 102 1 1.96
TL Goddard 47 21 92 0 1.95
PNF Mansell 15 3 33 1 2.20
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 145 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DJ McGlew* b Tyson 48 108 5 0
TL Goddard c May b Bedser 8 17 1 0
HJ Keith b Bedser 0 6 0 0
RA McLean run out 50 71 7 1
PL Winslow b Tyson 16 8 8 1 2 200.00
PNF Mansell lbw b Tyson 4 13 0 0
JHB Waite not out 10 27 2 0
WR Endean c Titmus b Lock 2 8 0 0
HJ Tayfield not out 1 12 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 2, w 1, nb 1) 6
Total (7 wickets; 30.3 overs) 145 (4.75 runs per over)
Did not bat PS Heine, NAT Adcock
Fall of wickets 1-18 (Goddard), 2-23 (Keith), 3-95 (McLean), 4-112 (Winslow), 5-129 (Mansell), 6-132 (McGlew), 7-135 (Endean)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 10 1 61 2 6.10
FH Tyson 13.3 2 55 3 4.07
GAR Lock 7 2 23 1 3.28
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 2-1
Umpires D Davies and FS Lee
Close of play
Thu, 7 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 264/7 (DCS Compton 155*, GAR Lock 6*)
Fri, 8 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 199/4 (HJ Keith 22*, JHB Waite 14*)
Sat, 9 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 482/7 (DJ McGlew 89*, HJ Tayfield 26*)
Sun, 10 Jul - rest day
Mon, 11 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 250/4 (MC Cowdrey 42*, GAR Lock 3*)
Tue, 12 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 145/7 (30.3 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • DJ McGlew (1) retired hurt on 77* from 147/1 to 457/7
 
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