New Zealand tour of South Africa, 5th Test: South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth, Feb 5-9, 1954
South Africa won by 5 wickets
5,6,8,9 February 1954 (4-day match)
  New Zealand 1st innings R M 4s 6s
FLH Mooney c Tayfield b Murray 24 0
ME Chapple c †Waite b Watkins 18 0
MB Poore c †Waite b Adcock 41 150 0
B Sutcliffe* c †Waite b Watkins 38 142 0
JR Reid b Adcock 19 0
LSM Miller c Endean b Adcock 0 0 0
JEF Beck b Adcock 48 87 7 0
EW Dempster c & b Watkins 16 18 0
AR MacGibbon b Watkins 7 0
RW Blair c Murray b Tayfield 8 0
W Bell not out 0 0 0
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 5) 7
  Total (all out; 92.3 overs) 226 (1.83 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  NAT Adcock 19 1 86 4 3.39
  JC Watkins 16 6 34 4 1.59
  HJ Tayfield 29.3 15 35 1 0.89
  CB van Ryneveld 7 1 15 0 1.60
  ARA Murray 21 4 49 1 1.75
  South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew b Bell 27 0
RJ Westcott lbw b Reid 29 129 0
JE Cheetham* c Sutcliffe b MacGibbon 42 149 0
KJ Funston lbw b Reid 10 0
WR Endean c Reid b MacGibbon 32 1
JC Watkins b Reid 13 0
CB van Ryneveld lbw b Blair 40 94 0
JHB Waite not out 20 0
HJ Tayfield c Sutcliffe b Blair 2 0 0
ARA Murray lbw b Reid 7 0
NAT Adcock b MacGibbon 5 0
Extras (b 3, lb 1, nb 6) 10
  Total (all out; 98.1 overs) 237 (1.81 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RW Blair 16 4 39 2 1.82
  AR MacGibbon 22.1 2 55 3 1.86
  JR Reid 32 16 51 4 1.19
  W Bell 28 6 82 1 2.19
  New Zealand 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
FLH Mooney c van Ryneveld b Adcock 9 0
ME Chapple lbw b Murray 8 0
MB Poore c †Waite b van Ryneveld 18 0
B Sutcliffe* c & b van Ryneveld 52 124 4 2
JR Reid run out 73 135 8 0
JEF Beck b Tayfield 12 0
EW Dempster st †Waite b van Ryneveld 1 0 0
AR MacGibbon c Adcock b Watkins 14 0
LSM Miller c †Waite b Adcock 2 0 0
RW Blair st †Waite b van Ryneveld 8 0
W Bell not out 21 34 0
Extras (lb 3, nb 1) 4
  Total (all out; 87.6 overs) 222 (1.89 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  NAT Adcock 19 1 45 2 1.77
  JC Watkins 14 6 21 1 1.12
  HJ Tayfield 17 5 51 1 2.25
  CB van Ryneveld 20.6 1 67 4 2.42
  ARA Murray 17 7 34 1 1.50
  South Africa 2nd innings (target: 212 runs) R M 4s 6s
DJ McGlew run out 38 0
RJ Westcott b MacGibbon 11 54 0
KJ Funston c †Mooney b MacGibbon 0 0 0
WR Endean c & b Bell 87 94 14 0
JC Watkins b Reid 45 79 0
CB van Ryneveld not out 10 0
JE Cheetham* not out 13 0
Extras (b 5, lb 4, nb 2) 11
  Total (5 wickets; 47.3 overs) 215 (3.40 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RW Blair 7 0 15 0 1.60
  AR MacGibbon 10 0 44 2 3.30
  JR Reid 15 2 64 1 3.20
  W Bell 9.3 0 54 1 4.32
  EW Dempster 5 0 27 0 4.05
  FLH Mooney 1 1 0 0 0.00

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series - South Africa won the 5-match series 4-0
Umpires - DV Collins and FRW Payne
Close of play
  • Fri, 5 Feb - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 218/8 (JEF Beck 42*, RW Blair 6*)
  • Sat, 6 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 194/6 (CB van Ryneveld 30*, JHB Waite 6*)
  • Sun, 7 Feb - rest day
  • Mon, 8 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 141/4 (JR Reid 42*, JEF Beck 10*)
  • Tue, 9 Feb - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 215/5 (47.3 ov) - end of match
 
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