Australia tour of South Africa, 1st Test: South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Dec 23-28, 1957
23,24,26,27,28 December 1957 (5-day match)
  South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
DJ McGlew* c Simpson b Meckiff 108 12 1
TL Goddard b Meckiff 90 10 1
JD Nel b Meckiff 4 0
JHB Waite c Burge b Benaud 115 0
WR Endean lbw b Meckiff 50 0
RA McLean b Meckiff 50 0
KJ Funston lbw b Mackay 12 0
HJ Tayfield b Davidson 18 1
PS Heine b Mackay 7 0
VI Smith not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 8, lb 4, w 1, nb 1) 14
  Total (9 wickets dec; 130.6 overs) 470 (2.69 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 32 4 115 1 2.69
  I Meckiff 31 3 125 5 3.02
  KD Mackay 20.6 3 54 2 1.95
  R Benaud 27 7 115 1 3.19
  LF Kline 20 6 47 0 1.76
  Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald c Tayfield b Smith 75 210 1
JW Burke c †Waite b Heine 16 0
KD Mackay c †Waite b Heine 3 0 0
ID Craig* b Heine 14 0
PJP Burge c †Waite b Heine 0 0 0
RB Simpson lbw b Tayfield 60 0
R Benaud c Heine b Adcock 122 20 0
AK Davidson c sub b Heine 24 0
ATW Grout c Endean b Tayfield 21 0
I Meckiff c Smith b Heine 11 0
LF Kline not out 6 0
Extras (b 4, lb 11, nb 1) 16
  Total (all out; 91.2 overs) 368 (3.02 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PS Heine 14.2 3 58 6 3.05
  NAT Adcock 23 3 106 1 3.45
  TL Goddard 16 5 57 0 2.67
  HJ Tayfield 29 9 101 2 2.61
  VI Smith 9 2 30 1 2.50
  South Africa 2nd innings R 4s 6s
DJ McGlew* c Simpson b Meckiff 6 0
TL Goddard c †Grout b Davidson 5 0
JD Nel c †Grout b Davidson 7 0
JHB Waite c †Grout b Burke 59 0
RA McLean c †Grout b Davidson 0 0 0
WR Endean c Meckiff b Davidson 77 0
KJ Funston b Meckiff 27 0
HJ Tayfield c †Grout b Meckiff 3 0 0
PS Heine c †Grout b Davidson 2 0 0
VI Smith not out 1 0 0
NAT Adcock c Simpson b Davidson 0 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 7, w 1, nb 1) 14
  Total (all out; 78.4 overs) 201 (1.92 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 17.4 4 34 6 1.45
  I Meckiff 26 3 52 3 1.50
  KD Mackay 11 1 29 0 1.97
  R Benaud 2 0 15 0 5.62
  LF Kline 8 2 18 0 1.68
  JW Burke 14 3 39 1 2.08
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 304 runs) R M 6s
CC McDonald st †Waite b Smith 25 0
JW Burke retired hurt 10 0
KD Mackay not out 65 225 0
ID Craig* b Tayfield 17 0
PJP Burge b Tayfield 14 0
RB Simpson not out 23 55 0
Extras (b 6, lb 2) 8
  Total (3 wickets; 73 overs) 162 (1.66 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PS Heine 8 2 17 0 1.59
  NAT Adcock 3 0 11 0 2.75
  TL Goddard 12 6 24 0 1.50
  HJ Tayfield 33 12 70 2 1.59
  VI Smith 16 8 25 1 1.17
  DJ McGlew 1 0 7 0 5.25

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 0-0
Test debuts - ATW Grout, LF Kline, I Meckiff and RB Simpson (Australia)
Umpires - A Birkett and JH McMenamin
Close of play
  • Mon, 23 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 222/2 (DJ McGlew 100*, JHB Waite 19*)
  • Tue, 24 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 15/0 (CC McDonald 10*, JW Burke 5*)
  • Wed, 25 Dec - rest day
  • Thu, 26 Dec - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 307/7 (R Benaud 80*, ATW Grout 21*)
  • Fri, 27 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 176/5 (WR Endean 68*, KJ Funston 18*)
  • Sat, 28 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 162/3 (73 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • JW Burke retired hurt at 17/0
 
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