South Africa in England Test Series - 5th Test

England v South Africa

England won by 92 runs

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
JT Ikin c †Waite b Heine 17 101 1 0
DB Close c Mansell b Goddard 32 119 2 0
PBH May* c Goddard b Fuller 3 25 0 0
DCS Compton c †Waite b Goddard 30 119 2 0
W Watson c Mansell b Tayfield 25 95 3 0
TW Graveney c Fuller b Goddard 13 52 1 0
TE Bailey c Heine b Tayfield 0 5 0 0
RT Spooner b Tayfield 0 10 0 0
JC Laker c & b Goddard 2 14 0 0
GAR Lock c McLean b Goddard 18 19 3 0
JB Statham not out 4 13 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 5) 7
Total (all out; 89.4 overs) 151 (1.68 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 0-43* (Ikin, retired not out), 1-51 (Close), 2-59 (May), 3-69 (Ikin), 4-105 (Watson), 5-117 (Compton), 6-117 (Bailey), 7-118 (Spooner), 8-123 (Graveney), 9-130 (Laker), 10-151 (Lock, 89.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PS Heine 21 3 43 1 2.04
TL Goddard 22.4 9 31 5 1.36
ERH Fuller 27 11 31 1 1.14
HJ Tayfield 19 7 39 3 2.05
South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew c †Spooner b Statham 30 154 1 0
TL Goddard lbw b Bailey 8 39 0 0
HJ Keith b Lock 5 16 0 0
WR Endean c Ikin b Lock 0 11 0 0
RA McLean b Lock 1 5 0 0
JHB Waite c Lock b Laker 28 69 4 0
JE Cheetham* not out 12 55 1 0
PNF Mansell lbw b Laker 6 16 0 0
HJ Tayfield b Statham 4 7 0 0
ERH Fuller c †Spooner b Lock 5 9 1 0
PS Heine run out (Lock) 5 11 0 0
Extras (lb 7, nb 1) 8
Total (all out; 65 overs) 112 (1.72 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Goddard), 2-29 (Keith), 3-31 (Endean), 4-33 (McLean), 5-77 (Waite), 6-77 (McGlew), 7-86 (Mansell), 8-91 (Tayfield), 9-98 (Fuller), 10-112 (Heine, 65.0 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JB Statham 15 3 31 2 2.06
TE Bailey 5 1 6 1 1.20
GAR Lock 22 11 39 4 1.77
JC Laker 23 13 28 2 1.21
England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
JT Ikin c Goddard b Heine 0 14 0 0
DB Close b Goddard 15 71 1 0
TW Graveney b Tayfield 42 144 3 0
PBH May* not out 89 299 10 0
DCS Compton c †Waite b Fuller 30 141 4 0
W Watson b Fuller 3 17 0 0
TE Bailey lbw b Tayfield 1 3 0 0
RT Spooner b Tayfield 0 1 0 0
JC Laker b Tayfield 12 20 1 0
GAR Lock lbw b Heine 1 8 0 0
JB Statham lbw b Tayfield 0 8 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 1) 11
Total (all out; 123.4 overs) 204 (1.64 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Ikin), 2-30 (Close), 3-95 (Graveney), 4-157 (Compton), 5-165 (Watson), 6-166 (Bailey), 7-170 (Spooner), 8-188 (Laker), 9-197 (Lock), 10-204 (Statham, 123.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PS Heine 25 6 44 2 1.76
ERH Fuller 20 3 36 2 1.80
TL Goddard 19 10 29 1 1.52
HJ Tayfield 53.4 29 60 5 1.11
PNF Mansell 6 0 24 0 4.00
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 244 runs) R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew lbw b Lock 19 108 1 0
TL Goddard c Graveney b Lock 20 56 2 0
HJ Keith c May b Lock 0 2 0 0
WR Endean lbw b Laker 0 1 0 0
RA McLean lbw b Laker 0 3 0 0
JHB Waite b Laker 60 146 9 0
JE Cheetham* lbw b Laker 9 23 1 0
PNF Mansell c Watson b Lock 9 77 0 0
HJ Tayfield not out 10 50 0 0
ERH Fuller run out 16 38 3 0
PS Heine c Graveney b Laker 7 5 1 0
Extras (lb 1) 1
Total (all out; 87.4 overs) 151 (1.72 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-28 (Goddard), 2-28 (Keith), 3-29 (Endean), 4-33 (McLean), 5-59 (McGlew), 6-88 (Cheetham), 7-118 (Mansell), 8-118 (Waite), 9-144 (Fuller), 10-151 (Heine, 87.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JB Statham 11 4 17 0 1.54
TE Bailey 6 1 15 0 2.50
JC Laker 37.4 18 56 5 1.48
GAR Lock 33 14 62 4 1.87
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England won the 5-match series 3-2
Umpires TJ Bartley and D Davies
Close of play
Sat, 13 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 70/3 (DCS Compton 12*, W Watson 1*)
Sun, 14 Aug - rest day
Mon, 15 Aug - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 112
Tue, 16 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 195/8 (PBH May 81*, GAR Lock 0*)
Wed, 17 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 151 (87.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • JT Ikin (1) retired hurt on 15* from 43/0 to 59/2
 
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