England tour of South Africa, 2nd Test: South Africa v England at Cape Town, Dec 31, 1938 - Jan 4, 1939
31 December 1938, 2,3,4 January 1939 (4-day match)
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton b Gordon 17 30 1
PA Gibb c †Wade b Gordon 58 162 0
E Paynter lbw b Langton 1 10 0 0
WR Hammond* b Davies 181 336 16 0
LEG Ames b Gordon 115 145 13 0
WJ Edrich b Gordon 0 5 0 0
BH Valentine lbw b Gordon 112 159 12 1
H Verity b Langton 29 78 0
DVP Wright c Nourse b Langton 33 0
K Farnes not out 1 0 0
Extras (lb 9, nb 3) 12
  Total (9 wickets dec; 130.7 overs) 559 (3.20 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  EQ Davies 16 1 77 1 3.60
  ACB Langton 30.7 3 117 3 2.84
  N Gordon 40 3 157 5 2.94
  XC Balaskas 24 0 115 0 3.59
  B Mitchell 20 0 81 0 3.03
  South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell b Wright 42 220 0
PGV van der Bijl c Valentine b Verity 37 112 3 0
EAB Rowan b Wright 6 35 0
AD Nourse lbw b Verity 120 268 12 1
AW Briscoe lbw b Goddard 2 0 0
WW Wade c Edrich b Verity 10 0
ACB Langton lbw b Goddard 0 0 0
XC Balaskas c Paynter b Verity 29 0
A Melville* b Verity 23 104 2 0
N Gordon st †Ames b Goddard 0 0 0
EQ Davies not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 7, nb 8) 17
  Total (all out; 118.6 overs) 286 (1.80 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  K Farnes 13 3 37 0 2.13
  WJ Edrich 5 1 15 0 2.25
  TWJ Goddard 38 15 64 3 1.26
  DVP Wright 26 3 83 2 2.39
  H Verity 36.6 13 70 5 1.42
  South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell c †Ames b Farnes 1 9 0 0
PGV van der Bijl hit wicket b Goddard 87 137 9 1
EAB Rowan not out 89 0
AD Nourse not out 19 0
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 1) 5
  Total (2 wickets; 53 overs) 201 (2.84 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  K Farnes 8 1 23 1 2.15
  WJ Edrich 3 1 5 0 1.25
  TWJ Goddard 11 1 68 1 4.63
  DVP Wright 12 0 62 0 3.87
  H Verity 10 5 13 0 0.97
  WR Hammond 9 0 25 0 2.08

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 0-0
Umpires - RGA Ashman and GL Sickler
Close of play
  • Sat, 31 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 131/2 (PA Gibb 56*, WR Hammond 54*)
  • Sun, 1 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 2 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 553/8 (DVP Wright 27*, K Farnes 1*)
  • Tue, 3 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 213/6 (AD Nourse 74*, XC Balaskas 28*)
  • Wed, 4 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 201/2 (53 ov) - end of match
 
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