England 1st innings R 4s 6s
L Hutton run out 41 0
C Washbrook b Rowan 74 0
JF Crapp c Wynne b Mitchell 35 0
DCS Compton b Rowan 1 0 0
AJ Watkins c Melville b Dawson 27 0
FG Mann* c Mitchell b Hanley 44 0
TG Evans b Rowan 27 0
RO Jenkins c Wynne b Rowan 1 0 0
AV Bedser b McCarthy 16 0
C Gladwin not out 17 0
DVP Wright c Dawson b Rowan 11 0
Extras (b 7, lb 7) 14
Total (all out; 91.2 overs) 308 (2.53 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-88 (Hutton), 2-149 (Crapp), 3-151 (Compton), 4-152 (Washbrook), 5-203 (Watkins), 6-249 (Evans), 7-251 (Jenkins), 8-263 (Mann), 9-281 (Bedser), 10-308 (Wright)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CN McCarthy 26 2 95 1 2.74
OC Dawson 7 2 35 1 3.75
AMB Rowan 31.2 3 80 5 1.92
NBF Mann 3 0 18 0 4.50
MA Hanley 18 4 57 1 2.37
B Mitchell 6 0 9 1 1.12
South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
OE Wynne c Crapp b Watkins 50 0
A Melville b Jenkins 15 0
B Mitchell b Compton 120 345 0
AD Nourse* c & b Compton 112 0
WW Wade c Watkins b Compton 0 0 0
DW Begbie run out 18 0
OC Dawson c Mann b Compton 25 0
AMB Rowan c Hutton b Gladwin 2 0 0
NBF Mann not out 10 0
MA Hanley run out 0 0 0
CN McCarthy st †Evans b Compton 1 0 0
Extras (b 1, nb 2) 3
Total (all out; 119.2 overs) 356 (2.23 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-30 (Melville), 2-108 (Wynne), 3-298 (Nourse), 4-298 (Wade), 5-303 (Mitchell), 6-342 (Dawson), 7-344 (Rowan), 8-349 (Begbie), 9-349 (Hanley), 10-356 (McCarthy)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 34 5 92 0 2.02
C Gladwin 30 7 51 1 1.27
DVP Wright 9 0 58 0 4.83
RO Jenkins 11 1 46 1 3.13
AJ Watkins 10 0 36 1 2.70
DCS Compton 25.2 3 70 5 2.07
England 2nd innings R 6s
L Hutton b Rowan 87 0
C Washbrook c Mitchell b McCarthy 9 0
JF Crapp c †Wade b McCarthy 54 0
DCS Compton not out 51 0
AJ Watkins not out 64 0
Extras (b 8, lb 3) 11
Total (3 wickets dec; 96 overs) 276 (2.15 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat FG Mann*, TG Evans, RO Jenkins, AV Bedser, C Gladwin, DVP Wright
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Washbrook), 2-145 (Hutton), 3-165 (Crapp)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CN McCarthy 20 2 75 2 2.81
OC Dawson 13 3 33 0 1.90
AMB Rowan 30 5 65 1 1.62
NBF Mann 15 5 27 0 1.35
MA Hanley 11 3 31 0 2.11
B Mitchell 7 1 34 0 3.64
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 229 runs) R 6s
OE Wynne c Bedser b Jenkins 46 0
A Melville st †Evans b Jenkins 24 0
WW Wade c †Evans b Jenkins 11 0
AD Nourse* st †Evans b Jenkins 34 0
B Mitchell not out 20 0
OC Dawson not out 5 0
Extras (lb 1, nb 1) 2
Total (4 wickets; 31 overs) 142 (3.43 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat DW Begbie, AMB Rowan, NBF Mann, MA Hanley, CN McCarthy
Fall of wickets 1-58 (Melville), 2-83 (Wynne), 3-83 (Wade), 4-132 (Nourse)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 7 0 40 0 4.28
C Gladwin 10 2 27 0 2.02
DVP Wright 2 0 18 0 6.75
RO Jenkins 9 0 48 4 4.00
DCS Compton 3 1 7 0 1.75
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debut MA Hanley (South Africa)
Umpires RGA Ashman and JV Hart-Davis
Close of play
Sat, 1 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 294/9 (C Gladwin 11*, DVP Wright 3*)
Sun, 2 Jan - rest day
Mon, 3 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 223/2 (B Mitchell 93*, AD Nourse 64*)
Tue, 4 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 85/1 (L Hutton 45*, JF Crapp 31*)
Wed, 5 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 142/4 (31 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth - Mar 5-9, 1949
England won by 3 wickets
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Feb 12-16, 1949
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Cape Town - Jan 1-5, 1949
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Dec 27-30, 1948
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Durban - Dec 16-20, 1948
England won by 2 wickets
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Jan 1, 1949

George Mann waits for Dudley Nourse to toss the coin at Newlands, South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 1st day, January 1, 1949

George Mann waits for Dudley Nourse to toss the coin at Newlands

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