Australia tour of South Africa, 1935/36 / Scorecard

Australia in South Africa Test Series - 3rd Test

South Africa v Australia

Australia won by an innings and 78 runs

Australia 1st innings R 4s 6s
WA Brown c & b Robertson 121 1
JHW Fingleton c Wade b Balaskas 112 0
SJ McCabe c & b Balaskas 0 0 0
LS Darling lbw b Balaskas 12 0
VY Richardson* lbw b Crisp 14 0
AG Chipperfield b Langton 30 0
WAS Oldfield b Robertson 8 0
CV Grimmett not out 30 0
WJ O'Reilly b Balaskas 17 0
EL McCormick not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 14, lb 4) 18
Total (8 wickets dec; 115 overs) 362 (3.14 runs per over)
Did not bat LO Fleetwood-Smith
Fall of wickets 1-233 (Fingleton), 2-235 (McCabe), 3-251 (Brown), 4-259 (Darling), 5-299 (Richardson), 6-313 (Chipperfield), 7-313 (Oldfield), 8-361 (O'Reilly)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RJ Crisp 14 2 30 1 2.14
ACB Langton 30 2 94 1 3.13
JB Robertson 29 8 75 2 2.58
XC Balaskas 38 1 126 4 3.31
B Mitchell 4 0 19 0 4.75
South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
IJ Siedle lbw b Grimmett 1 0 0
HF Wade* c & b McCabe 0 0 0
EAB Rowan b Grimmett 12 0
B Mitchell c Fingleton b O'Reilly 14 0
KG Viljoen st †Oldfield b Fleetwood-Smith 14 0
AD Nourse not out 44 0
F Nicholson b Fleetwood-Smith 0 0 0
ACB Langton b Grimmett 3 0 0
RJ Crisp b Grimmett 0 0 0
XC Balaskas b Grimmett 0 0 0
JB Robertson run out 1 0 0
Extras (lb 13) 13
Total (all out; 38.2 overs) 102 (2.66 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Wade), 2-12 (Rowan), 3-21 (Siedle), 4-29 (Mitchell), 5-86 (Viljoen), 6-88 (Nicholson), 7-95 (Langton), 8-95 (Crisp), 9-95 (Balaskas), 10-102 (Robertson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
EL McCormick 2 1 3 0 1.50
SJ McCabe 2 1 9 1 4.50
WJ O'Reilly 11 4 24 1 2.18
CV Grimmett 17 4 32 5 1.88
LO Fleetwood-Smith 6.2 0 21 2 3.31
South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R 4s 6s
IJ Siedle b Grimmett 59 0
HF Wade* lbw b Fleetwood-Smith 31 0
EAB Rowan c Richardson b O'Reilly 19 0
AD Nourse c & b Grimmett 25 0
B Mitchell b Grimmett 0 0 0
KG Viljoen c O'Reilly b Grimmett 23 0
F Nicholson c & b O'Reilly 4 0
ACB Langton b O'Reilly 4 0
RJ Crisp c Richardson b O'Reilly 0 0 0
JB Robertson not out 12 0
XC Balaskas b Grimmett 2 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 2) 3
Total (all out; 87.4 overs) 182 (2.07 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-87 (Wade), 2-97 (Siedle), 3-137 (Nourse), 4-137 (Rowan), 5-139 (Mitchell), 6-146 (Nicholson), 7-156 (Langton), 8-156 (Crisp), 9-174 (Viljoen), 10-182 (Balaskas)
Bowling O M R W Econ
EL McCormick 2 0 8 0 4.00
WJ O'Reilly 25 15 35 4 1.40
CV Grimmett 36.4 17 56 5 1.52
LO Fleetwood-Smith 24 4 80 1 3.33
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Umpires RGA Ashman and JC Collings
Close of play
Wed, 1 Jan - day 1 - no play
Thu, 2 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 362/8 (CV Grimmett 30*, EL McCormick 0*)
Fri, 3 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 11/0 (IJ Siedle 5*, HF Wade 5*)
Sat, 4 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 182 (87.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • When Grimmett took his seventh wicket he passed SF Barnes' world record of 189 Test wickets.
 
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