England tour of South Africa, 2nd Test: South Africa v England at Cape Town, Dec 31, 1927 - Jan 4, 1928
England won by 87 runs
31 December 1927, 2,3,4 January 1928 (4-day match)
  England 1st innings R 4s 6s
P Holmes b Bissett 9 0
H Sutcliffe c Nupen b Bissett 29 0
GE Tyldesley b Bissett 0 0 0
WR Hammond lbw b Morkel 43 0
GTS Stevens c †Cameron b Bissett 0 0 0
RES Wyatt lbw b Bissett 2 0 0
WE Astill lbw b Vincent 25 0
RT Stanyforth*† b Vincent 4 0
G Geary lbw b Vincent 0 0 0
IAR Peebles not out 3 0 0
AP Freeman st †Cameron b Vincent 7 0
Extras (b 5, lb 1, nb 5) 11
  Total (all out; 59.1 overs) 133 (2.24 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GF Bissett 17 5 37 5 2.17
  DPB Morkel 9 3 20 1 2.22
  CL Vincent 15.1 4 22 4 1.45
  EP Nupen 3 0 10 0 3.33
  HLE Promnitz 15 5 33 0 2.20
  South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
HW Taylor hit wicket b Freeman 68 0
JMM Commaille lbw b Freeman 13 0
HB Cameron c Geary b Stevens 19 0
RH Catterall b Hammond 9 0
DPB Morkel b Freeman 36 0
AW Palm c Stevens b Freeman 2 0 0
HG Deane* c †Stanyforth b Hammond 41 0
CL Vincent b Astill 13 0
EP Nupen not out 39 0
GF Bissett b Hammond 3 0 0
HLE Promnitz run out 3 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 2) 4
  Total (all out; 101 overs) 250 (2.47 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  G Geary 23 2 50 0 2.17
  WR Hammond 17 4 53 3 3.11
  AP Freeman 29 12 58 4 2.00
  IAR Peebles 14 3 27 0 1.92
  GTS Stevens 10 1 26 1 2.60
  WE Astill 8 0 32 1 4.00
  England 2nd innings R 4s 6s
P Holmes c Vincent b Nupen 88 0
H Sutcliffe b Bissett 99 0
GE Tyldesley lbw b Promnitz 87 0
WR Hammond c Palm b Promnitz 14 0
GTS Stevens c Morkel b Bissett 2 0 0
RES Wyatt c Promnitz b Bissett 91 0
WE Astill c †Cameron b Vincent 9 0
RT Stanyforth*† b Vincent 1 0 0
G Geary b Vincent 1 0 0
IAR Peebles c Vincent b Promnitz 6 0
AP Freeman not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 19, lb 5, nb 6) 30
  Total (all out; 158.5 overs) 428 (2.69 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GF Bissett 31.5 5 99 3 3.10
  DPB Morkel 21 4 60 0 2.85
  CL Vincent 40 10 93 3 2.32
  EP Nupen 36 8 90 1 2.50
  HLE Promnitz 30 10 56 3 1.86
  South Africa 2nd innings (target: 312 runs) R 4s 6s
HW Taylor run out 71 0
JMM Commaille c Astill b Hammond 47 0
HB Cameron b Hammond 19 0
RH Catterall lbw b Astill 10 0
DPB Morkel c Holmes b Astill 23 0
HG Deane* c Hammond b Freeman 4 0
AW Palm c Hammond b Freeman 13 0
CL Vincent c Hammond b Freeman 11 0
EP Nupen b Astill 1 0 0
GF Bissett not out 11 0
HLE Promnitz b Peebles 2 0 0
Extras (b 6, lb 4, nb 2) 12
  Total (all out; 101.1 overs) 224 (2.21 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WR Hammond 30 13 50 2 1.66
  AP Freeman 22 7 66 3 3.00
  IAR Peebles 12.1 4 26 1 2.13
  GTS Stevens 5 0 17 0 3.40
  WE Astill 29 11 48 3 1.65
  RES Wyatt 3 0 5 0 1.66

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to field
Series - England led the 5-match series 2-0
Test debuts - GF Bissett and AW Palm (South Africa)
Umpires - HV Adams and GB Treadwell
Close of play
  • Sat, 31 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 128/4 (DPB Morkel 17*)
  • Sun, 1 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 2 Jan - day 2 - England 2nd innings 220/1 (H Sutcliffe 92*, GE Tyldesley 24*)
  • Tue, 3 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 412/8 (RES Wyatt 76*, IAR Peebles 6*)
  • Wed, 4 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 224 (101.1 ov) - end of match
 
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