Australia tour of South Africa, 2nd Test: South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Dec 31, 1957 - Jan 3, 1958
Australia won by an innings and 141 runs
31 December 1957, 1,2,3 January 1958 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald c †Waite b Fuller 99 263 0
JW Burke b Tayfield 189 578 15 0
RN Harvey c Goddard b Adcock 15 0
ID Craig* b Goddard 0 0 0
KD Mackay lbw b Tayfield 63 0
R Benaud c McGlew b Tayfield 33 0
AK Davidson c & b Tayfield 21 0
RB Simpson c Funston b Tayfield 3 0 0
ATW Grout run out 0 0 0
I Meckiff not out 11 0
LF Kline lbw b Fuller 5 0
Extras (b 1, lb 6, nb 3) 10
  Total (all out; 152.2 overs) 449 (2.21 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  NAT Adcock 27 5 80 1 2.22
  TL Goddard 29 9 57 1 1.47
  ERH Fuller 34.2 3 125 2 2.73
  HJ Tayfield 51 18 120 5 1.76
  RJ Westcott 4 0 22 0 4.12
  CB van Ryneveld 7 0 35 0 3.75
  South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
DJ McGlew c Mackay b Davidson 30 0
TL Goddard lbw b Benaud 29 0
RJ Westcott c Simpson b Davidson 0 0 0
JHB Waite c Simpson b Kline 7 0
RA McLean c Harvey b Kline 38 0
WR Endean c Davidson b Burke 21 0
KJ Funston c & b Benaud 2 0 0
CB van Ryneveld* b Benaud 43 0
ERH Fuller c Harvey b Benaud 5 0
HJ Tayfield c Benaud b Kline 21 0
NAT Adcock not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 6, lb 5, w 1, nb 1) 13
  Total (all out; 86.5 overs) 209 (1.80 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  I Meckiff 5.4 1 18 0 2.45
  AK Davidson 18 5 31 2 1.29
  R Benaud 35 6 95 4 2.03
  LF Kline 19.1 5 29 3 1.13
  JW Burke 9 2 23 1 1.91
  South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
DJ McGlew c McDonald b Davidson 0 0 0
TL Goddard not out 56 0
RJ Westcott c Davidson b Benaud 18 0
JHB Waite c Benaud b Davidson 8 0
RA McLean c Burke b Benaud 2 0 0
WR Endean b Benaud 5 0
KJ Funston b Benaud 8 0
CB van Ryneveld* c Burke b Benaud 1 0 0
ERH Fuller c Benaud b Kline 0 0 0
HJ Tayfield lbw b Kline 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
NAT Adcock c Simpson b Kline 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 1) 1
  Total (all out; 57.4 overs) 99 (1.29 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 15 6 18 2 0.90
  R Benaud 21 6 49 5 1.75
  LF Kline 10.4 2 18 3 1.28
  JW Burke 6 4 7 0 0.87
  KD Mackay 5 3 6 0 0.90

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Umpires - DV Collins and VJ Costello
Close of play
  • Tue, 31 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 234/3 (JW Burke 114*, KD Mackay 3*)
  • Wed, 1 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 46/0 (DJ McGlew 25*, TL Goddard 20*)
  • Thu, 2 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 17/1 (TL Goddard 12*, RJ Westcott 5*)
  • Fri, 3 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 99 (57.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • I Meckiff pulled a shoulder muscle and could not complete his sixth over
    • JW Burke batted for 578 mins for his 189. It was his highest Test score
    • LF Kline finished the South African 2nd innings with a Test Hat-trick (Fuller, Tayfield, Adcock). This was the thirteenth hat-trick in Test cricket (sixth for Australia).
    • TL Goddard carried his bat through the South African 2nd innings. This was the fifteenth occasion in Test cricket (third for South Africa).
 
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