England tour of South Africa, 1938/39 / Scorecard

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WJ Edrich c Mitchell b Davies 4 4 1 0 100.00
PA Gibb c Melville b Mitchell 93 270 7 0
E Paynter b Mitchell 117 176 8 1
WR Hammond* lbw b Gordon 24 0
LEG Ames c †Wade b Gordon 42 0
NWD Yardley c & b Mitchell 7 0
BH Valentine c †Wade b Gordon 97 138 11 0
H Verity b Dalton 26 0
LL Wilkinson lbw b Gordon 2 0 0
K Farnes b Gordon 0 0 0
TWJ Goddard not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 3, lb 6, nb 1) 10
Total (all out; 113.4 overs) 422 (2.78 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Edrich), 2-188 (Paynter), 3-234 (Hammond), 4-278 (Gibb), 5-292 (Ames), 6-294 (Yardley), 7-378 (Verity), 8-389 (Wilkinson), 9-415 (Farnes), 10-422 (Valentine)
Bowling O M R W Econ
EQ Davies 19 0 102 1 4.02
ACB Langton 27 5 74 0 2.05
N Gordon 33.4 3 103 5 2.30
B Mitchell 22 2 75 3 2.55
EL Dalton 10 1 42 1 3.15
GE Bond 2 0 16 0 6.00
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
B Mitchell b Farnes 73 0
PGV van der Bijl lbw b Verity 4 0
A Melville* c & b Verity 0 0 0
AD Nourse c & b Goddard 73 163 6 1
N Gordon st †Ames b Goddard 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
WW Wade b Goddard 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
KG Viljoen b Wilkinson 50 162 0
EL Dalton c Edrich b Verity 102 145 9 0
GE Bond lbw b Wilkinson 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
ACB Langton not out 64 95 2
EQ Davies b Verity 0 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 18, nb 1) 24
Total (all out; 135.1 overs) 390 (2.16 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-42 (van der Bijl), 2-44 (Melville), 3-160 (Nourse), 4-160 (Gordon), 5-160 (Wade), 6-173 (Mitchell), 7-281 (Viljoen), 8-281 (Bond), 9-378 (Dalton), 10-390 (Davies)
Bowling O M R W Econ
K Farnes 23 1 87 1 2.83
WJ Edrich 9 0 44 0 3.66
H Verity 44.1 16 61 4 1.03
WR Hammond 10 3 27 0 2.02
LL Wilkinson 22 0 93 2 3.17
TWJ Goddard 27 5 54 3 1.50
England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
WJ Edrich c Mitchell b Gordon 10 0
PA Gibb b Dalton 106 192 0
E Paynter c Langton b Gordon 100 189 10 0
WR Hammond* lbw b Dalton 58 50 0
LEG Ames not out 3 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 2, w 2, nb 3) 14
Total (4 wickets dec; 61.5 overs) 291 (3.54 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat NWD Yardley, BH Valentine, H Verity, LL Wilkinson, K Farnes, TWJ Goddard
Fall of wickets 1-38 (Edrich), 2-206 (Gibb), 3-281 (Paynter), 4-291 (Hammond)
Bowling O M R W Econ
EQ Davies 14 2 67 0 3.58
ACB Langton 16 3 64 0 3.00
N Gordon 14 0 59 2 3.16
B Mitchell 11 1 58 0 3.95
EL Dalton 6.5 0 29 2 3.28
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 324 runs) R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell not out 48 165 5 0
PGV van der Bijl b Hammond 38 130 3 1
AD Nourse not out 17 35 0
Extras (lb 5) 5
Total (1 wicket; 51 overs) 108 (1.58 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat A Melville*, N Gordon, WW Wade, KG Viljoen, EL Dalton, GE Bond, ACB Langton, EQ Davies
Fall of wickets 1-67 (van der Bijl)
Bowling O M R W Econ
K Farnes 7 3 17 0 1.82
WJ Edrich 3 0 7 0 1.75
H Verity 16 8 17 0 0.79
WR Hammond 6 3 13 1 1.62
LL Wilkinson 8 3 18 0 1.68
TWJ Goddard 11 3 31 0 2.11
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 0-0
Test debuts PA Gibb, LL Wilkinson and NWD Yardley (England); GE Bond, N Gordon, A Melville, PGV van der Bijl and WW Wade (South Africa)
Umpires RGA Ashman and GL Sickler
Close of play
Sat, 24 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 326/6 (BH Valentine 12*, H Verity 19*)
Sun, 25 Dec - rest day
Mon, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 166/5 (B Mitchell 72*, KG Viljoen 0*)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 103/1 (PA Gibb 53*, E Paynter 32*)
Wed, 28 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 108/1 (51 ov) - end of match
 
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Match drawn (by agreement)
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Feb 18-22, 1939
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South Africa v England at Durban - Jan 20-23, 1939
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Jan 5, 1939

The England squad for the 1938-39 tour of South Africa

The England squad for the 1938-39 tour of South Africa

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