England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of South Africa, 5th Test: South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Mar 5-9, 1949
England won by 3 wickets
  South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell c †Griffith b Bedser 99 397 0
EAB Rowan c Watkins b Gladwin 3 0 0
KG Viljoen b Bedser 2 0 0
AD Nourse* b Bedser 73 0
WW Wade c Compton b Jenkins 125 350 0
JE Cheetham c & b Bedser 2 0 0
OC Dawson c Gladwin b Jenkins 20 0
AMB Rowan not out 29 0
L Tuckett b Jenkins 2 0 0
NBF Mann c Compton b Gladwin 11 0
CN McCarthy b Gladwin 3 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 5, nb 3) 10
  Total (all out; 143.5 overs) 379 (1.97 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 38 9 61 4 1.20
  C Gladwin 30.5 6 70 3 1.71
  RO Jenkins 15 2 53 3 2.65
  AJ Watkins 5 0 24 0 3.60
  JA Young 48 9 122 0 1.90
  DCS Compton 7 0 39 0 4.17
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton c Dawson b AMB Rowan 46 1
C Washbrook c Dawson b AMB Rowan 36 0
JF Crapp b McCarthy 4 0
DCS Compton c †Wade b Mann 49 0
AJ Watkins c AMB Rowan b Mann 14 0
FG Mann* not out 136 230 12 1
RO Jenkins lbw b Mann 29 0
AV Bedser c Mitchell b AMB Rowan 33 0
C Gladwin c Dawson b AMB Rowan 10 0
SC Griffith c EAB Rowan b AMB Rowan 5 0
JA Young c †Wade b McCarthy 0 0 0
Extras (b 11, lb 18, nb 4) 33
  Total (all out; 141.4 overs) 395 (2.09 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CN McCarthy 17.4 1 42 2 1.80
  OC Dawson 3 0 10 0 2.50
  L Tuckett 5 0 22 0 3.30
  AMB Rowan 60 9 167 5 2.08
  NBF Mann 51 18 95 3 1.39
  B Mitchell 5 0 26 0 3.90
  South Africa 2nd innings R 6s
B Mitchell c †Griffith b Bedser 56 0
EAB Rowan c Jenkins b Young 37 0
JE Cheetham c Compton b Young 18 0
AD Nourse* not out 30 0
WW Wade not out 34 0
Extras (b 6, lb 5, nb 1) 12
  Total (3 wickets dec; 58 overs) 187 (2.41 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 16 3 43 1 2.01
  C Gladwin 6 2 14 0 1.75
  RO Jenkins 4 0 27 0 5.06
  JA Young 23 9 34 2 1.10
  DCS Compton 9 0 57 0 4.75
  England 2nd innings (target: 172 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton st †Wade b AMB Rowan 32 27 0
C Washbrook c AMB Rowan b Mann 40 1
DCS Compton c Cheetham b AMB Rowan 42 0
FG Mann* c Dawson b Mann 2 0 0
AV Bedser c Nourse b AMB Rowan 1 0 0
JF Crapp not out 26 0
C Gladwin c Tuckett b Mann 15 1
SC Griffith b Mann 0 2 0 0 0.00
AJ Watkins not out 5 0
Extras (b 3, lb 8) 11
  Total (7 wickets; 23.7 overs) 174 (5.46 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CN McCarthy 2 0 20 0 7.50
  L Tuckett 2 0 13 0 4.87
  AMB Rowan 10 0 65 3 4.87
  NBF Mann 9.7 0 65 4 4.93

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 5-match series 2-0
Test debut - JE Cheetham (South Africa)
Umpires - RGA Ashman and DV Collins
Close of play
  • Sat, 5 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 219/3 (B Mitchell 73*, WW Wade 63*)
  • Sun, 6 Mar - rest day
  • Mon, 7 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 80/1 (L Hutton 37*, JF Crapp 2*)
  • Tue, 8 Mar - day 3 - England 1st innings 390/9 (FG Mann 131*)
  • Wed, 9 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 174/7 (23.7 ov) - end of match
 
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