England tour of South Africa, 1938/39 / Scorecard

England in South Africa Test Series - 3rd Test

South Africa v England

England won by an innings and 13 runs

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton lbw b Gordon 31 40 0
PA Gibb c †Wade b Davies 38 144 2 0
E Paynter c Melville b Langton 243 334 24 0
WR Hammond* c Mitchell b Gordon 120 178 16 0
LEG Ames not out 27 50 0
Extras (b 5, lb 4, nb 1) 10
Total (4 wickets dec; 88.5 overs) 469 (3.96 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat WJ Edrich, BH Valentine, H Verity, DVP Wright, K Farnes, LL Wilkinson
Fall of wickets 1-38 (Hutton), 2-153 (Gibb), 3-395 (Hammond), 4-469 (Paynter)
Bowling O M R W Econ
EQ Davies 15 0 106 1 5.30
ACB Langton 23.5 0 107 1 3.39
N Gordon 29 0 127 2 3.28
B Mitchell 8 0 45 0 4.21
EL Dalton 13 0 74 0 4.26
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
B Mitchell c †Ames b Edrich 30 80 0
PGV van der Bijl run out 28 0
EAB Rowan lbw b Wright 4 0
AD Nourse c Hammond b Farnes 0 0 0
KG Viljoen c Hammond b Wright 2 40 0 0
EL Dalton b Wilkinson 12 0
WW Wade c Hammond b Farnes 14 0
A Melville* not out 5 0
ACB Langton c Hutton b Farnes 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
N Gordon b Farnes 1 0 0
EQ Davies lbw b Wilkinson 2 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 3, w 1) 5
Total (all out; 45.5 overs) 103 (1.69 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-60 (Mitchell), 2-61 (van der Bijl), 3-65 (Nourse), 4-65 (Rowan), 5-79 (Dalton), 6-87 (Viljoen), 7-98 (Wade), 8-98 (Langton), 9-100 (Gordon), 10-103 (Davies)
Bowling O M R W Econ
K Farnes 13 1 29 4 1.67
WR Hammond 2 1 2 0 0.75
DVP Wright 12 1 37 2 2.31
H Verity 8 4 9 0 0.84
WJ Edrich 4 0 9 1 1.68
LL Wilkinson 6.5 2 12 2 1.35
South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell c †Ames b Farnes 109 190 14 0
PGV van der Bijl b Verity 13 0
EAB Rowan c †Ames b Hammond 67 208 0 0
AD Nourse c †Ames b Edrich 27 0
KG Viljoen c Hammond b Farnes 61 105 9 0
A Melville* b Wilkinson 10 44 0
EL Dalton c Hammond b Verity 8 0
WW Wade lbw b Farnes 28 0
ACB Langton b Wilkinson 12 0
N Gordon c Edrich b Verity 0 0 0
EQ Davies not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 9) 16
Total (all out; 114.2 overs) 353 (2.31 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-46 (van der Bijl), 2-165 (Mitchell), 3-223 (Rowan), 4-247 (Nourse), 5-282 (Melville), 6-306 (Viljoen), 7-308 (Dalton), 8-345 (Langton), 9-346 (Gordon), 10-353 (Wade)
Bowling O M R W Econ
K Farnes 28.2 8 80 3 2.12
WR Hammond 3 0 11 1 2.75
DVP Wright 15 2 56 0 2.80
H Verity 35 10 71 3 1.52
WJ Edrich 7 2 16 1 1.71
LL Wilkinson 26 4 103 2 2.97
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Umpires RGA Ashman and GL Sickler
Close of play
Fri, 20 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 373/2 (E Paynter 197*, WR Hammond 99*)
Sat, 21 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 73/1 (B Mitchell 53*, EAB Rowan 7*)
Sun, 22 Jan - rest day
Mon, 23 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 353 (114.2 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
South Africa v England at Durban - Mar 3-14, 1939
Match drawn (by agreement)
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Feb 18-22, 1939
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Durban - Jan 20-23, 1939
England won by an innings and 13 runs
South Africa v England at Cape Town - Dec 31, 1938 - Jan 4, 1939
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Dec 24-28, 1938
Match drawn
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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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