South Africa in Australia Test Series - 5th Test

Australia v South Africa

South Africa won by 6 wickets

Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald c McLean b Mansell 41 134 1 0
AR Morris run out 99 163 7 0
RN Harvey c Cheetham b Fuller 205 295 19 0
AL Hassett* run out 40 118 1 0
ID Craig c Keith b Fuller 53 107 6 0
RG Archer c †Waite b Fuller 18 52 1 0
R Benaud c & b Tayfield 20 59 2 0
DT Ring b Tayfield 14 32 2 0
GRA Langley b Murray 2 4 0 0
WA Johnston c Endean b Tayfield 12 21 2 0
G Noblet not out 13 17 2 0
Extras (lb 3) 3
Total (all out; 133.4 overs) 520 (2.92 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-122 (McDonald), 2-166 (Morris), 3-269 (Hassett), 4-417 (Craig), 5-450 (Harvey), 6-459 (Archer), 7-490 (Ring), 8-493 (Langley), 9-495 (Benaud), 10-520 (Johnston)
Bowling O M R W Econ
ERH Fuller 19 4 74 3 2.92
JC Watkins 23 3 72 0 2.34
HJ Tayfield 35.4 4 129 3 2.72
ARA Murray 25 3 84 1 2.52
PNF Mansell 22 0 114 1 3.88
HJ Keith 9 0 44 0 3.66
South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
WR Endean c †Langley b Johnston 16 39 0 0
JHB Waite run out 64 154 4 0
JC Watkins b Archer 92 193 8 1
KJ Funston lbw b Johnston 16 74 1 0
HJ Keith b Johnston 10 61 0 0
RA McLean lbw b Noblet 81 93 10 1
JE Cheetham* c McDonald b Johnston 66 193 7 0
PNF Mansell lbw b Johnston 52 151 4 0
ARA Murray c & b Johnston 17 57 2 0
HJ Tayfield c Benaud b Ring 17 57 0 0
ERH Fuller not out 0 2 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 3) 4
Total (all out; 143.1 overs) 435 (2.27 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-31 (Endean), 2-129 (Waite), 3-189 (Funston), 4-189 (Watkins), 5-239 (Keith), 6-290 (McLean), 7-401 (Mansell), 8-402 (Cheetham), 9-435 (Murray), 10-435 (Tayfield)
Bowling O M R W Econ
G Noblet 30 6 65 1 1.62
RG Archer 33 4 97 1 2.20
WA Johnston 46 8 152 6 2.47
DT Ring 19.1 1 62 1 2.43
R Benaud 15 3 55 0 2.75
Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald c Watkins b Fuller 11 72 0 0
AR Morris lbw b Tayfield 44 124 2 0
RN Harvey b Fuller 7 14 1 0
AL Hassett* c Endean b Mansell 30 120 2 0
ID Craig c Endean b Tayfield 47 114 4 0
RG Archer c Watkins b Tayfield 0 4 0 0
R Benaud c Watkins b Fuller 30 68 2 0
DT Ring c Endean b Mansell 0 3 0 0
GRA Langley not out 26 77 5 0
WA Johnston c Cheetham b Fuller 5 16 1 0
G Noblet b Fuller 1 19 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 1) 8
Total (all out; 84.2 overs) 209 (1.86 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-36 (McDonald), 2-44 (Harvey), 3-70 (Morris), 4-128 (Hassett), 5-129 (Archer), 6-152 (Craig), 7-152 (Ring), 8-187 (Benaud), 9-193 (Johnston), 10-209 (Noblet)
Bowling O M R W Econ
ERH Fuller 30.2 4 66 5 1.63
JC Watkins 14 4 33 0 1.76
HJ Tayfield 32 8 73 3 1.71
PNF Mansell 8 3 29 2 2.71
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 295 runs) R M 4s 6s
WR Endean b Johnston 70 180 3 0
JHB Waite c Archer b Noblet 18 77 1 0
JC Watkins b Ring 50 162 4 0
KJ Funston b Benaud 35 97 3 0
HJ Keith not out 40 118 4 0
RA McLean not out 76 80 14 0
Extras (b 2, lb 6) 8
Total (4 wickets; 95.5 overs) 297 (2.32 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat JE Cheetham*, PNF Mansell, ARA Murray, HJ Tayfield, ERH Fuller
Fall of wickets 1-42 (Waite), 2-124 (Endean), 3-174 (Watkins), 4-191 (Funston)
Bowling O M R W Econ
G Noblet 24 9 44 1 1.37
RG Archer 5 0 23 0 3.45
WA Johnston 38 7 114 1 2.25
DT Ring 13 2 55 1 3.17
R Benaud 15 4 41 1 2.05
AL Hassett 0.5 0 12 0 14.40
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series drawn 2-2
Test debuts RG Archer and ID Craig (Australia); HJ Keith (South Africa)
Umpires MJ McInnes and RJJ Wright
Close of play
Fri, 6 Feb - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 243/2 (RN Harvey 71*, AL Hassett 30*)
Sat, 7 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 48/1 (JHB Waite 29*, JC Watkins 3*)
Sun, 8 Feb - rest day
Mon, 9 Feb - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 325/6 (JE Cheetham 27*, PNF Mansell 16*)
Tue, 10 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 89/3 (AL Hassett 17*, ID Craig 7*)
Wed, 11 Feb - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 94/1 (WR Endean 57*, JC Watkins 17*)
Thu, 12 Feb - day 6 - South Africa 2nd innings 297/4 (95.5 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Feb 6-12, 1953
South Africa won by 6 wickets
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide - Jan 24-29, 1953
Match drawn
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 9-13, 1953
Australia won by an innings and 38 runs
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Dec 24-30, 1952
South Africa won by 82 runs
Australia v South Africa at Brisbane - Dec 5-10, 1952
Australia won by 96 runs
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