Australia tour of South Africa, 3rd Test: South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Jan 1-4, 1936
Australia won by an innings and 78 runs
1,2,3,4 January 1936 (4-day match)
  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)
  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)
  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)
  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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