South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
EJ Barlow lbw b Statham 18 59 0 0
DT Lindsay lbw b Higgs 4 46 0 0
A Bacher lbw b Higgs 28 86 4 0
RG Pollock b Titmus 12 48 2 0
KC Bland lbw b Statham 39 66 4 2
HR Lance lbw b Statham 69 200 8 0
PL van der Merwe* c Barrington b Higgs 20 59 3 0
R Dumbrill c Smith b Higgs 14 71 1 0
JT Botten c Cowdrey b Statham 0 4 0 0
PM Pollock b Statham 3 15 0 0
AH McKinnon not out 0 5 0 0
Extras (nb 1) 1
Total (all out; 96.2 overs) 208 (2.15 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Lindsay), 2-23 (Barlow), 3-60 (RG Pollock), 4-86 (Bacher), 5-109 (Bland), 6-156 (van der Merwe), 7-196 (Dumbrill), 8-197 (Botten), 9-207 (PM Pollock), 10-208 (Lance)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JB Statham 24.2 11 40 5 1.64
DJ Brown 22 4 63 0 2.86
K Higgs 24 4 47 4 1.95
FJ Titmus 26 12 57 1 2.19
England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
RW Barber st †Lindsay b McKinnon 40 137 2 0
WE Russell lbw b PM Pollock 0 3 0 0
KF Barrington b Botten 18 74 2 0
MC Cowdrey c Barlow b PM Pollock 58 233 4 0
PH Parfitt c & b McKinnon 24 67 2 0
MJK Smith* lbw b PM Pollock 7 38 1 0
DJ Brown c Dumbrill b McKinnon 0 3 0 0
JM Parks c Bland b Botten 42 60 5 1
FJ Titmus not out 2 28 0 0
K Higgs b PM Pollock 2 16 0 0
JB Statham b PM Pollock 0 7 0 0
Extras (lb 6, w 3) 9
Total (all out; 98.1 overs) 202 (2.05 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Russell), 2-42 (Barrington), 3-76 (Barber), 4-125 (Parfitt), 5-141 (Smith), 6-142 (Brown), 7-198 (Parks), 8-198 (Cowdrey), 9-200 (Higgs), 10-202 (Statham)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PM Pollock 25.1 7 43 5 1.70
JT Botten 27 6 56 2 2.07
EJ Barlow 11 1 27 0 2.45
R Dumbrill 6 2 11 0 1.83
AH McKinnon 27 11 50 3 1.85
HR Lance 2 0 6 0 3.00
South Africa 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
EJ Barlow b Statham 18 63 3 0
DT Lindsay b Brown 17 101 1 0
A Bacher c Smith b Statham 70 169 5 0
RG Pollock run out 34 86 4 0
KC Bland c Titmus b Higgs 127 276 16 0
HR Lance b Higgs 53 123 4 0
PL van der Merwe* b Higgs 0 2 0 0
R Dumbrill c Barrington b Brown 36 72 5 0
JT Botten b Titmus 4 39 0 0
PM Pollock not out 9 26 1 0
AH McKinnon b Higgs 14 18 1 1
Extras (b 1, lb 7, nb 2) 10
Total (all out; 133.1 overs) 392 (2.94 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-28 (Barlow), 2-61 (Lindsay), 3-123 (RG Pollock), 4-164 (Bacher), 5-260 (Lance), 6-260 (van der Merwe), 7-343 (Dumbrill), 8-367 (Bland), 9-371 (Botten), 10-392 (McKinnon)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JB Statham 29 1 105 2 3.62
DJ Brown 23 3 63 2 2.73
K Higgs 41.1 10 96 4 2.33
FJ Titmus 27 3 74 1 2.74
RW Barber 13 1 44 0 3.38
England 2nd innings (target: 399 runs) R M 4s 6s
RW Barber c & b PM Pollock 22 41 2 0
WE Russell c Bacher b McKinnon 70 184 6 0
PH Parfitt lbw b Botten 46 153 5 0
KF Barrington lbw b PM Pollock 73 155 4 2
MC Cowdrey not out 78 178 7 0
MJK Smith* not out 10 33 0 0
Extras (lb 6, nb 3) 9
Total (4 wickets; 104.2 overs) 308 (2.95 runs per over)
Did not bat DJ Brown, JM Parks, FJ Titmus, K Higgs, JB Statham
Fall of wickets 1-39 (Barber), 2-138 (Russell), 3-144 (Parfitt), 4-279 (Barrington)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PM Pollock 32.2 7 93 2 2.87
JT Botten 24 4 73 1 3.04
EJ Barlow 6 1 22 0 3.66
R Dumbrill 9 1 30 0 3.33
AH McKinnon 31 7 70 1 2.25
HR Lance 2 0 11 0 5.50
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Series South Africa won the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut K Higgs (England)
Umpires JS Buller and WFF Price
Close of play
Thu, 26 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 152/5 (HR Lance 30*, PL van der Merwe 20*)
Fri, 27 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 142/6 (MC Cowdrey 45*)
Sat, 28 Aug - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 163/3 (A Bacher 70*, KC Bland 18*)
Sun, 29 Aug - rest day
Mon, 30 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 64/1 (WE Russell 32*, PH Parfitt 7*)
Tue, 31 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 308/4 (104.2 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 26-31, 1965
Match drawn
England v South Africa at Nottingham - Aug 5-9, 1965
South Africa won by 94 runs
England v South Africa at Lord's - Jul 22-27, 1965
Match drawn
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Graeme and Peter Pollock at the practice session, The Oval, August 25, 1965

Graeme and Peter Pollock at the practice session

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