South Africa tour of England, 1955

Matches

Tour Match: Worcestershire v South Africans at Worcester - May 7-10, 1955

Worcestershire 260 and 209; South Africans 209 and 143

Worcestershire won by 117 runs

Tour Match: Derbyshire v South Africans at Derby - May 11-13, 1955

Derbyshire 179 and 100/4; South Africans 113

Match drawn

Tour Match: Nottinghamshire v South Africans at Nottingham - May 14-17, 1955

South Africans 272 and 54/0; Nottinghamshire 231

Match drawn

Tour Match: Cambridge University v South Africans at Cambridge - May 18-20, 1955

South Africans 268; Cambridge University 67 and 154/8 (f/o)

Match drawn

Tour Match: Marylebone Cricket Club v South Africans at Lord's - May 21-24, 1955

South Africans 185/9d and 184; Marylebone Cricket Club 87 and 189

South Africans won by 93 runs

Tour Match: Oxford University v South Africans at Oxford - May 25-27, 1955

South Africans 434/8d; Oxford University 90 and 207 (f/o)

South Africans won by an innings and 137 runs

Tour Match: Glamorgan v South Africans at Cardiff - May 28-31, 1955

Glamorgan 234 and 73/4; South Africans 156

Match drawn

Tour Match: Essex v South Africans at Colchester - Jun 1-3, 1955

South Africans 503/4d; Essex 350 and 89/5 (f/o)

Match drawn

Tour Match: Lancashire v South Africans at Manchester - Jun 4-7, 1955

South Africans 154 and 232/4; Lancashire 201

Match drawn

1st Test: England v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 9-13, 1955

England 334; South Africa 181 and 148 (f/o)

England won by an innings and 5 runs

Tour Match: Somerset v South Africans at Taunton - Jun 15-17, 1955

Somerset 68 and 170; South Africans 270/9d

South Africans won by an innings and 32 runs

Tour Match: Sussex v South Africans at Hove - Jun 18-21, 1955

Sussex 352/6d and 97; South Africans 308/7d and 143/1

South Africans won by 9 wickets

2nd Test: England v South Africa at Lord's - Jun 23-27, 1955

England 133 and 353; South Africa 304 and 111

England won by 71 runs

Tour Match: Northamptonshire v South Africans at Northampton - Jun 29-Jul 1, 1955

South Africans 409 and 80/1d; Northamptonshire 271 and 133/4

Match drawn

Tour Match: Yorkshire v South Africans at Sheffield - Jul 2-5, 1955

South Africans 209 and 360; Yorkshire 198 and 178

South Africans won by 193 runs

3rd Test: England v South Africa at Manchester - Jul 7-12, 1955

England 284 and 381; South Africa 521/8d and 145/7

South Africa won by 3 wickets

Tour Match: Surrey v South Africans at The Oval - Jul 16-19, 1955

South Africans 244 and 170; Surrey 140 and 192

South Africans won by 82 runs

4th Test: England v South Africa at Leeds - Jul 21-26, 1955

South Africa 171 and 500; England 191 and 256

South Africa won by 224 runs

Tour Match: Glamorgan v South Africans at Swansea - Jul 30-Aug 2, 1955

South Africans 225 and 230; Glamorgan 64 and 165

South Africans won by 226 runs

Tour Match: Warwickshire v South Africans at Birmingham - Aug 3-5, 1955

Warwickshire 188 and 201; South Africans 382/9d and 8/0

South Africans won by 10 wickets

Tour Match: Gloucestershire v South Africans at Cheltenham - Aug 6-9, 1955

Gloucestershire 184 and 226; South Africans 197 and 108/3

Match drawn

Tour Match: Leicestershire v South Africans at Leicester - Aug 10-12, 1955

South Africans 463/6d; Leicestershire 208 and 138 (f/o)

South Africans won by an innings and 117 runs

5th Test: England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 13-17, 1955

England 151 and 204; South Africa 112 and 151

England won by 92 runs

Tour Match: Hampshire v South Africans at Southampton - Aug 20-23, 1955

South Africans 259 and 302/7d; Hampshire 166 and 120

South Africans won by 275 runs

Tour Match: Kent v South Africans at Canterbury - Aug 24-26, 1955

South Africans 467/8d and 25/2; Kent 175 and 314 (f/o)

South Africans won by 8 wickets

Tour Match: Middlesex v South Africans at Lord's - Aug 27-30, 1955

South Africans 254 and 187; Middlesex 108 and 98

South Africans won by 235 runs

Tour Match: England XI v South Africans at Hastings - Aug 31-Sep 2, 1955

South Africans 165 and 287/9d; England XI 218 and 77/7

Match drawn

Tour Match: TN Pearce's XI v South Africans at Scarborough - Sep 7-9, 1955

TN Pearce's XI 236 and 328/9d; South Africans 354 and 211/6

South Africans won by 4 wickets

News

England 3 South Africa 2

South Africans in England, 1955

Fifth Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1955

Fourth Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1955

Third Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1955

Second Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1955

Photos

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Batsman Roy McLean and offspinner Hugh Tayfield, from Natal, are part of South Africa's touring squad to England

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Peter Heine bowls in the nets

Tour Results
Pearce's XI v Sth Africans at Scarborough - Sep 7-9, 1955
Sth Africans won by 4 wickets
England XI v Sth Africans at Hastings - Aug 31-Sep 2, 1955
Match drawn
Middlesex v Sth Africans at Lord's - Aug 27-30, 1955
Sth Africans won by 235 runs
Kent v Sth Africans at Canterbury - Aug 24-26, 1955
Sth Africans won by 8 wickets
Hampshire v Sth Africans at Southampton - Aug 20-23, 1955
Sth Africans won by 275 runs
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