South Africa in England Test Series - 2nd Test

England v South Africa

England won by 10 wickets

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton b Rowan 18 110 121 1 0 14.87
C Washbrook c Tuckett b Dawson 65 140 0
WJ Edrich b Mann 189 361 26 1
DCS Compton c Rowan b Tuckett 208 354 20 0
CJ Barnett b Tuckett 33 31 0
NWD Yardley* c Rowan b Tuckett 5 17 0
TG Evans b Tuckett 16 17 0
GH Pope not out 8 10 0
AV Bedser b Tuckett 0 1 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 10) 12
Total (8 wickets dec; 215 overs) 554 (2.57 runs per over)
Did not bat DVP Wright, WE Hollies
Fall of wickets 1-75 (Hutton), 2-96 (Washbrook), 3-466 (Edrich), 4-515 (Compton), 5-526 (Barnett), 6-541 (Yardley), 7-554 (Evans), 8-554 (Bedser)
Bowling O M R W Econ
L Tuckett 47 8 115 5 2.44
OC Dawson 33 11 81 1 2.45
NBF Mann 53 16 99 1 1.86
AMB Rowan 65 11 174 1 2.67
VI Smith 17 2 73 0 4.29
South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell st †Evans b Compton 46 95 0
A Melville* c Bedser b Hollies 117 253 13 0
KG Viljoen b Wright 1 8 0 0
AD Nourse lbw b Wright 61 159 0
OC Dawson c Barnett b Hollies 36 103 0
TA Harris st †Evans b Compton 30 83 0
AMB Rowan b Wright 8 11 0
L Tuckett b Wright 5 22 0
NBF Mann b Wright 4 12 0
JD Lindsay not out 7 31 0
VI Smith c Edrich b Pope 11 24 0
Extras (lb 1) 1
Total (all out; 142.2 overs) 327 (2.29 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-95 (Mitchell), 2-104 (Viljoen), 3-222 (Melville), 4-230 (Nourse), 5-290 (Harris), 6-300 (Dawson), 7-302 (Rowan), 8-308 (Mann), 9-309 (Tuckett), 10-327 (Smith)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WJ Edrich 9 1 22 0 2.44
AV Bedser 26 1 76 0 2.92
GH Pope 19.2 5 49 1 2.53
DVP Wright 39 10 95 5 2.43
WE Hollies 28 10 52 2 1.85
DCS Compton 21 11 32 2 1.52
South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell c Edrich b Wright 80 253 0
A Melville* b Edrich 8 36 0
KG Viljoen b Edrich 6 15 0
AD Nourse b Edrich 58 102 0
OC Dawson c Edrich b Compton 33 99 0
TA Harris c Yardley b Compton 3 13 0 0
AMB Rowan not out 38 98 0
L Tuckett lbw b Wright 9 37 0
NBF Mann b Wright 5 9 0
JD Lindsay c Yardley b Wright 5 36 0
VI Smith c Edrich b Wright 0 1 0 0
Extras (b 3, lb 4) 7
Total (all out; 127.2 overs) 252 (1.97 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-16 (Melville), 2-28 (Viljoen), 3-120 (Nourse), 4-192 (Mitchell), 5-192 (Dawson), 6-201 (Harris), 7-224 (Tuckett), 8-236 (Mann), 9-252 (Lindsay), 10-252 (Smith)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WJ Edrich 13 5 31 3 2.38
AV Bedser 14 6 20 0 1.42
GH Pope 17 7 36 0 2.11
DVP Wright 32.2 6 80 5 2.47
WE Hollies 20 7 32 0 1.60
DCS Compton 31 10 46 2 1.48
England 2nd innings (target: 26 runs) R M 6s
L Hutton not out 13 30 0
C Washbrook not out 13 30 0
Extras 0
Total (0 wickets; 12.1 overs) 26 (2.13 runs per over)
Did not bat WJ Edrich, DCS Compton, CJ Barnett, NWD Yardley*, TG Evans, GH Pope, AV Bedser, DVP Wright, WE Hollies
Bowling O M R W Econ
L Tuckett 3 0 4 0 1.33
OC Dawson 6 2 6 0 1.00
NBF Mann 3.1 1 16 0 5.05
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debut GH Pope (England)
Umpires HG Baldwin and D Davies
Close of play
Sat, 21 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 312/2 (WJ Edrich 109*, DCS Compton 110*)
Sun, 22 Jun - rest day
Mon, 23 Jun - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 167/2 (A Melville 96*, AD Nourse 24*)
Tue, 24 Jun - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 120/2 (B Mitchell 47*, AD Nourse 58*)
Wed, 25 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 26/0 (12.1 ov) - end of match
 
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