Close of Play

  • Sat, 16 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 342
  • Sun, 17 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 18 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 332/6 (EH Hendren 92*, AER Gilligan 4*)
  • Tue, 19 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 421/8 (131 ov) - end of match

South Africa tour of England 1924 News

  • Undercooked South Africa's all-time low

    South Africa's lack of preparation was there for all to see as they started a series by being bowled out for a record low score

  • From club to country in one week

    Desperate times call for desperate measures... but so desperate as to call up a bowler who only made his first-class debut 24 hours earlier to open the attack in a Test?