England tour of South Africa 1956/57

Fifth Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1956-57

At Port Elizabeth, March 1, 2, 4, 5

Fourth Test Match

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA 1956-57

South Africa won by 17 runs and gained their first victory over England in their own country for 26 years

Third Test Match

England v South Africa 1956-57

South Africa gave a much improved display and at times seemed to be heading towards victory, but England never allowed the situation to get out of hand

Statistics

England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57

England tour of South Africa, Dec 1956 - Mar 1957

Test matches

Tony Lock kisses his son goodbye at Waterloo Station before leaving for England's tour of South Africa
© PA Photos
Tour Results
South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth - Mar 1-5, 1957
South Africa won by 58 runs
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Feb 15-20, 1957
South Africa won by 17 runs
South Africa v England at Durban - Jan 25-30, 1957
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Cape Town - Jan 1-5, 1957
England won by 312 runs
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Dec 24-29, 1956
England won by 131 runs
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