South Africa in England Test Series - 1st Test

England v South Africa

England won by an innings and 5 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
D Kenyon lbw b Goddard 87 234 10 0
TW Graveney c †Waite b Adcock 42 135 4 0
PBH May* c McGlew b Smith 83 242 8 0
DCS Compton lbw b Adcock 27 101 0 0
KF Barrington c †Waite b Fuller 0 3 5 0 0 0.00
TE Bailey lbw b Goddard 49 194 4 0
TG Evans c Goddard b Fuller 12 73 2 0
JH Wardle lbw b Tayfield 2 14 0 0
FH Tyson c McLean b Tayfield 0 14 0 0
JB Statham c †Waite b Fuller 20 56 0 0
R Appleyard not out 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 6) 12
Total (all out; 168.4 overs) 334 (1.98 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-91 (Graveney), 2-166 (Kenyon), 3-228 (Compton), 4-233 (Barrington), 5-252 (May), 6-285 (Evans), 7-294 (Wardle), 8-298 (Tyson), 9-334 (Statham), 10-334 (Bailey)
Bowling O M R W Econ
NAT Adcock 36 9 74 2 2.05
TL Goddard 36.4 18 61 2 1.66
ERH Fuller 29 5 59 3 2.03
HJ Tayfield 37 11 66 2 1.78
VI Smith 30 9 62 1 2.06
South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew c †Evans b Wardle 68 308 5 0
TL Goddard lbw b Statham 12 33 0 0
JHB Waite run out 0 3 0 0
WR Endean lbw b Tyson 0 8 0 0
RA McLean b Tyson 13 35 1 0
PL Winslow c May b Appleyard 2 30 0 0
JE Cheetham* c Graveney b Wardle 54 208 7 0
HJ Tayfield c Bailey b Appleyard 11 50 1 0
ERH Fuller b Wardle 15 31 1 1
VI Smith c May b Wardle 0 25 0 0
NAT Adcock not out 1 17 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 2, nb 2) 5
Total (all out; 114 overs) 181 (1.58 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Goddard), 2-17 (Waite), 3-19 (Endean), 4-35 (McLean), 5-55 (Winslow), 6-149 (McGlew), 7-156 (Cheetham), 8-174 (Tayfield), 9-180 (Fuller), 10-181 (Smith)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JB Statham 25 5 47 1 1.88
FH Tyson 24 5 51 2 2.12
TE Bailey 5 2 8 0 1.60
R Appleyard 28 9 46 2 1.64
JH Wardle 32 23 24 4 0.75
South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew c May b Bailey 51 250 4 0
TL Goddard run out 32 185 3 0
JHB Waite c Compton b Tyson 3 18 0 0
WR Endean c Graveney b Bailey 6 33 0 0
RA McLean c Graveney b Tyson 16 36 3 0
JE Cheetham* b Tyson 5 30 0 0
PL Winslow b Tyson 3 18 0 0
HJ Tayfield b Tyson 0 8 0 0
ERH Fuller c †Evans b Wardle 6 18 0 0
VI Smith not out 2 27 0 0
NAT Adcock b Tyson 6 15 1 0
Extras (b 8, lb 4, w 4, nb 2) 18
Total (all out; 96.3 overs) 148 (1.53 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-73 (Goddard), 2-83 (Waite), 3-101 (Endean), 4-108 (McGlew), 5-131 (McLean), 6-132 (Cheetham), 7-132 (Tayfield), 8-135 (Winslow), 9-141 (Fuller), 10-148 (Adcock)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JB Statham 10 4 16 0 1.60
FH Tyson 21.3 7 28 6 1.30
TE Bailey 17 8 21 2 1.23
R Appleyard 19 4 32 0 1.68
JH Wardle 29 17 33 1 1.13
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts KF Barrington (England); TL Goddard (South Africa)
Umpires TJ Bartley and FS Lee
Close of play
Thu, 9 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 244/4 (PBH May 81*, TE Bailey 1*)
Fri, 10 Jun - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 83/5 (DJ McGlew 38*, JE Cheetham 17*)
Sat, 11 Jun - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 46/0 (DJ McGlew 24*, TL Goddard 21*)
Sun, 12 Jun - rest day
Mon, 13 Jun - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 148 (96.3 ov) - end of match
 
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