South Africa tour of England, 1st Test: England v South Africa at Birmingham, Jun 14-17, 1924
England won by an innings and 18 runs
14,16,17 June 1924 (3-day match)
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
JB Hobbs lbw b Blanckenberg 76 0
H Sutcliffe b Parker 64 130 1
FE Woolley c †Ward b Parker 64 8 1
EH Hendren c Nourse b Parker 74 165 0
APF Chapman b Parker 8 0
PGH Fender c Taylor b Blanckenberg 36 0
R Kilner c & b Pegler 59 0
MW Tate c Taylor b Parker 19 0
AER Gilligan* b Pegler 13 0
GEC Wood b Parker 1 0 0
CH Parkin not out 8 0
Extras (b 4, lb 11, nb 1) 16
  Total (all out; 124 overs) 438 (3.53 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GM Parker 37 2 152 6 4.10
  SJ Pegler 36 8 106 2 2.94
  JM Blanckenberg 32 5 95 2 2.96
  EP Nupen 18 2 66 0 3.66
  AW Nourse 1 0 3 0 3.00
  South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
HW Taylor* b Tate 7 0
RH Catterall b Gilligan 0 0 0
MJ Susskind c Kilner b Tate 3 0 0
AW Nourse lbw b Gilligan 1 0 0
JMM Commaille not out 1 0 0
JM Blanckenberg b Tate 4 0
HG Deane b Gilligan 2 0 0
EP Nupen b Gilligan 0 0 0
SJ Pegler b Tate 0 0 0
TA Ward b Gilligan 1 0 0
GM Parker lbw b Gilligan 0 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 7, nb 3) 11
  Total (all out; 12.3 overs) 30 (2.40 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AER Gilligan 6.3 4 7 6 1.07
  MW Tate 6 1 12 4 2.00
  South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
HW Taylor* c & b Tate 34 0
JMM Commaille c Hendren b Tate 29 0
MJ Susskind b Gilligan 51 0
AW Nourse c †Wood b Gilligan 34 0
RH Catterall c Hobbs b Tate 120 195 15 2
JM Blanckenberg c Chapman b Gilligan 56 0
HG Deane run out 5 0
EP Nupen lbw b Tate 5 0
TA Ward b Gilligan 19 0
SJ Pegler c Hobbs b Gilligan 6 0
GM Parker not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 18, w 1, nb 6) 29
  Total (all out; 143.4 overs) 390 (2.71 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AER Gilligan 28 6 83 5 2.96
  MW Tate 50.4 19 103 4 2.03
  CH Parkin 16 5 38 0 2.37
  R Kilner 22 10 40 0 1.81
  PGH Fender 17 5 56 0 3.29
  FE Woolley 10 2 41 0 4.10

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to field
Series - England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts - APF Chapman, R Kilner, H Sutcliffe, MW Tate and GEC Wood (England); HG Deane, GM Parker and MJ Susskind (South Africa)
Umpires - HR Butt and W Reeves
Close of play
  • Sat, 14 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 398/7 (R Kilner 40*, AER Gilligan 4*)
  • Sun, 15 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 16 Jun - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 274/4 (RH Catterall 52*, JM Blanckenberg 56*)
  • Tue, 17 Jun - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 390 (143.4 ov) - end of match
 
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