England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton c †Wade b McCarthy 158 290 16 0
C Washbrook c Begbie b McCarthy 195 295 18 0
JF Crapp c & b Mitchell 56 0
DCS Compton c Mitchell b Mann 114 0
AJ Watkins c †Wade b Mann 7 0
FG Mann* c McCarthy b Mann 7 0
TG Evans run out 18 0
RO Jenkins c †Wade b AMB Rowan 4 0
AV Bedser b McCarthy 12 0
C Gladwin lbw b Dawson 23 1
DVP Wright not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 3, lb 10) 13
Total (all out; 149.5 overs) 608 (3.04 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-359 (Hutton), 2-366 (Washbrook), 3-516 (Crapp), 4-540 (Compton), 5-549 (Watkins), 6-550 (Mann), 7-570 (Evans), 8-576 (Jenkins), 9-602 (Bedser), 10-608 (Gladwin)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CN McCarthy 26 1 102 3 2.94
OC Dawson 16.5 3 59 1 2.66
AMB Rowan 41 4 155 1 2.83
L Tuckett 12 0 55 0 3.43
NBF Mann 30 2 107 3 2.67
DW Begbie 6 0 38 0 4.75
B Mitchell 18 1 79 1 3.29
South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
EAB Rowan lbw b Bedser 8 0
OE Wynne lbw b Wright 4 0
B Mitchell b Gladwin 86 0
AD Nourse* lbw b Wright 32 0
WW Wade c †Evans b Compton 85 1
DW Begbie c Watkins b Jenkins 5 0
OC Dawson c Watkins b Jenkins 12 0
AMB Rowan b Wright 8 0
L Tuckett st †Evans b Watkins 38 0
NBF Mann st †Evans b Jenkins 23 0
CN McCarthy not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 7, nb 2) 13
Total (all out; 104.4 overs) 315 (2.26 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-12 (EAB Rowan), 2-17 (Wynne), 3-96 (Nourse), 4-191 (Mitchell), 5-204 (Begbie), 6-220 (Dawson), 7-235 (AMB Rowan), 8-273 (Wade), 9-313 (Tuckett), 10-315 (Mann)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 22 6 42 1 1.43
C Gladwin 20 6 29 1 1.08
RO Jenkins 21.4 3 88 3 3.06
DVP Wright 26 2 104 3 3.00
DCS Compton 10 0 34 1 2.55
AJ Watkins 5 2 5 1 0.75
South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M 6s
EAB Rowan not out 156 370 0
OE Wynne lbw b Bedser 4 0
B Mitchell c Hutton b Wright 40 0
AD Nourse* not out 56 0
Extras (b 9, lb 4, nb 1) 14
Total (2 wickets; 91 overs) 270 (2.22 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat WW Wade, DW Begbie, OC Dawson, AMB Rowan, L Tuckett, NBF Mann, CN McCarthy
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Wynne), 2-108 (Mitchell)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 17 4 51 1 2.25
C Gladwin 16 5 37 0 1.73
RO Jenkins 19 3 54 0 2.13
DVP Wright 14 3 35 1 1.87
DCS Compton 13 3 31 0 1.78
AJ Watkins 12 2 48 0 3.00
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Umpires JV Hart-Davis and GL Sickler
Close of play
Mon, 27 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 387/2 (JF Crapp 14*, DCS Compton 10*)
Tue, 28 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 95/2 (B Mitchell 47*, AD Nourse 32*)
Wed, 29 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 28/1 (EAB Rowan 17*, B Mitchell 7*)
Thu, 30 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 270/2 (91 ov) - end of match
 
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