England tour of South Africa 1927/28

May 1969

England's unlikely captain

RT Stanyforth is not a name which resounds through the history of cricket, not even that of his native Yorkshire, but he does not deserve to beforgotten

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M. C. C. team in South Africa 1927-28

In the autumn of 1927 the M

Fifth Test match

South Africa v England 1927-28

Played at DURBAN, February 4, 6, 7, 8

Statistics

England in South Africa Test Series, 1927/28

England tour of South Africa, Dec 1927 - Feb 1928

Test matches

Rony Stanyforth, the former England captain
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Tour Results
South Africa v England at Durban - Feb 4-8, 1928
South Africa won by 8 wickets
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Jan 28-Feb 1, 1928
South Africa won by 4 wickets
South Africa v England at Durban - Jan 21-25, 1928
Match drawn
South Africa v England at Cape Town - Dec 31, 1927 - Jan 4, 1928
England won by 87 runs
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Dec 24-27, 1927
England won by 10 wickets
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