England tour of South Africa, 1891/92 / Scorecard

England in South Africa Test Match

South Africa v England

England won by an innings and 189 runs

South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
TW Routledge b Ferris 5 0
F Hearne b Pougher 24 0
CG Fichardt c & b Pougher 0 0 0
CH Mills b Ferris 4 0
EA Halliwell c JT Hearne b Ferris 8 0
CS Wimble c †Wood b Pougher 0 0 0
G Cripps b JT Hearne 18 0
WH Milton* c Martin b Ferris 21 0
CH Vintcent lbw b Ferris 6 0
DC Parkin b Ferris 6 0
JF du Toit not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 5) 5
Total (all out; 58.2 overs) 97 (1.99 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Routledge), 2-14 (Fichardt), 3-29 (Mills), 4-33 (Hearne), 5-39 (Wimble), 6-47 (Halliwell), 7-78 (Milton), 8-89 (Vintcent), 9-93 (Cripps), 10-97 (Parkin)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JJ Ferris 29.2 11 54 6 2.20
AD Pougher 21 8 26 3 1.48
JT Hearne 8 2 12 1 1.80
England 1st innings R 4s 6s
W Chatterton c du Toit b Mills 48 0
A Hearne lbw b Parkin 9 0
WL Murdoch c & b Parkin 12 0
GG Hearne c Milton b Parkin 0 0 0
VA Barton c Vintcent b Mills 23 1
WW Read* b du Toit 40 0
AD Pougher b Hearne 17 0
H Wood not out 134 0
JJ Ferris run out 16 0
JT Hearne c Fichardt b Milton 40 2
F Martin c Mills b Hearne 13 0
Extras (b 13, nb 4) 17
Total (all out; 119.2 overs) 369 (3.70 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-19 (A Hearne), 2-33 (Murdoch), 3-33 (GG Hearne), 4-86 (Barton), 5-110 (Chatterton), 6-144 (Pougher), 7-215 (Read), 8-280 (Ferris), 9-351 (JT Hearne), 10-369 (Martin)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CH Vintcent 24 8 50 0 2.50
DC Parkin 26 4 82 3 3.78
CH Mills 28 7 83 2 3.55
F Hearne 12.2 0 40 2 3.87
JF du Toit 17 5 47 1 3.31
WH Milton 9 2 27 1 3.60
G Cripps 3 0 23 0 9.20
South Africa 2nd innings R 4s 6s
TW Routledge c Pougher b Ferris 1 0 0
F Hearne b Ferris 23 0
CG Fichardt run out 10 0
CH Mills b Ferris 21 0
EA Halliwell b Ferris 0 0 0
CH Vintcent b Ferris 0 0 0
G Cripps b Ferris 3 0 0
WH Milton* c A Hearne b Ferris 16 0
DC Parkin c & b Martin 0 0 0
CS Wimble st †Murdoch b Martin 0 0 0
JF du Toit not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 7) 7
Total (all out; 49.3 overs) 83 (2.00 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Routledge), 2-30 (Fichardt), 3-40 (Hearne), 4-45 (Halliwell), 5-45 (Vintcent), 6-59 (Cripps), 7-70 (Mills), 8-79 (Parkin), 9-81 (Milton), 10-83 (Wimble)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JJ Ferris 25 16 37 7 1.77
F Martin 24.3 9 39 2 1.90
Match details
Balls per over 5
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series England won the one-off match
Test debuts VA Barton, W Chatterton, A Hearne, GG Hearne, JT Hearne and AD Pougher (England); G Cripps, JF du Toit, CG Fichardt, EA Halliwell, CH Mills, DC Parkin, TW Routledge and CS Wimble (South Africa)
Umpires J Leaney (England) and CN Thomas
Close of play
Sat, 19 Mar - day 1 - England 1st innings 110/5 (WW Read 15*)
Sun, 20 Mar - rest day
Mon, 21 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 48/5 (CH Mills 8*, G Cripps 0*)
Tue, 22 Mar - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 83 (49.3 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • For the first time England contested two Test series simultaneously, two days after WW Read's team played the Test Lord Sheffield side began their third match against Australia.
  • The Hearnes provided the second instance of three brothers playing in the same match, Alec and George Gibbons for England, and Frank for South Africa, John Thomas was their cousin.
  • JJ Ferris and WL Murdoch were making their debuts for England after appearing for Australia, Murdoch, the former Australia captain, kept wicket for England in the second innings.
  • F Hearne was making his debut for South Africa after playing twice for England.
  • Wood scored the first century by a wicket-keeper in Test matches; it was his only hundred in first-class cricket.
 
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