South Africa tour of England, 4th Test: England v South Africa at Leeds, Jul 26-29, 1947
England won by 10 wickets
Played at Headingley, Leeds
26,28,29 July 1947 (4-day match)
  South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
A Melville* b Edrich 0 13 0 0
DV Dyer c †Evans b Wright 9 75 0
B Mitchell b Butler 53 183 0
AD Nourse b Butler 51 156 0
KG Viljoen b Wright 5 22 0
OC Dawson c Young b Butler 5 19 0
GM Fullerton c Cranston b Edrich 13 43 0
AMB Rowan c Yardley b Edrich 0 3 0 0
NBF Mann c Edrich b Cranston 29 41 0
L Tuckett c †Evans b Butler 3 8 0 0
VI Smith not out 0 1 0 0
Extras (lb 5, nb 2) 7
  Total (all out; 97.1 overs) 175 (1.80 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  HJ Butler 28 15 34 4 1.21
  WJ Edrich 17 4 46 3 2.70
  JA Young 17 5 31 0 1.82
  DVP Wright 20 9 24 2 1.20
  K Cranston 11.1 3 24 1 2.14
  DCS Compton 4 0 9 0 2.25
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton run out 100 277 0
C Washbrook b Mann 75 190 10 0
WJ Edrich c Melville b Mann 43 107 0
DCS Compton c Mitchell b Mann 30 69 0
CJ Barnett c Tuckett b Rowan 6 18 0
NWD Yardley* c Nourse b Smith 36 68 0
K Cranston c Melville b Mann 3 19 0 0
TG Evans not out 6 24 0
JA Young not out 0 5 0 0
Extras (b 8, lb 8, nb 2) 18
  Total (7 wickets dec; 154 overs) 317 (2.05 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  L Tuckett 18 4 48 0 2.66
  OC Dawson 4 0 12 0 3.00
  NBF Mann 50 20 68 4 1.36
  VI Smith 36 9 82 1 2.27
  AMB Rowan 46 12 89 1 1.93
  South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
A Melville* c Compton b Young 30 70 0
DV Dyer c Yardley b Edrich 2 10 0 0
B Mitchell b Young 5 19 0
AD Nourse lbw b Butler 57 139 0
KG Viljoen lbw b Butler 29 90 0
OC Dawson b Butler 17 26 0
GM Fullerton lbw b Cranston 13 55 0
AMB Rowan not out 21 45 0
NBF Mann c †Evans b Cranston 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
L Tuckett b Cranston 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
VI Smith b Cranston 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 6) 10
  Total (all out; 80 overs) 184 (2.30 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  HJ Butler 24 9 32 3 1.33
  WJ Edrich 14 2 35 1 2.50
  JA Young 19 7 54 2 2.84
  DVP Wright 14 7 31 0 2.21
  K Cranston 7 3 12 4 1.71
  DCS Compton 2 0 10 0 5.00
  England 2nd innings (target: 43 runs) R M 6s
L Hutton not out 32 38 1
C Washbrook not out 15 38 0
Extras 0
  Total (0 wickets; 15.4 overs) 47 (3.00 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  L Tuckett 6 1 12 0 2.00
  OC Dawson 4 1 13 0 3.25
  NBF Mann 3.4 0 17 0 4.63
  B Mitchell 2 1 5 0 2.50

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 5-match series 3-0
Test debuts - HJ Butler and JA Young (England); GM Fullerton (South Africa)
Umpires - F Chester and JJ Hills
Close of play
  • Sat, 26 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 53/0 (L Hutton 32*, C Washbrook 21*)
  • Sun, 27 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 28 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 317/7 (TG Evans 6*, JA Young 0*)
  • Tue, 29 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 47/0 (15.4 ov) - end of match
 
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