England in South Africa Test Series - 5th Test

South Africa v England

England won by 3 wickets

South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
B Mitchell c †Griffith b Bedser 99 397 0
EAB Rowan c Watkins b Gladwin 3 0 0
KG Viljoen b Bedser 2 0 0
AD Nourse* b Bedser 73 0
WW Wade c Compton b Jenkins 125 350 0
JE Cheetham c & b Bedser 2 0 0
OC Dawson c Gladwin b Jenkins 20 0
AMB Rowan not out 29 0
L Tuckett b Jenkins 2 0 0
NBF Mann c Compton b Gladwin 11 0
CN McCarthy b Gladwin 3 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 5, nb 3) 10
Total (all out; 143.5 overs) 379 (1.97 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-10 (EAB Rowan), 2-13 (Viljoen), 3-114 (Nourse), 4-264 (Mitchell), 5-282 (Cheetham), 6-330 (Wade), 7-336 (Dawson), 8-338 (Tuckett), 9-375 (Mann), 10-379 (McCarthy)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 38 9 61 4 1.20
C Gladwin 30.5 6 70 3 1.71
RO Jenkins 15 2 53 3 2.65
AJ Watkins 5 0 24 0 3.60
JA Young 48 9 122 0 1.90
DCS Compton 7 0 39 0 4.17
England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton c Dawson b AMB Rowan 46 1
C Washbrook c Dawson b AMB Rowan 36 0
JF Crapp b McCarthy 4 0
DCS Compton c †Wade b Mann 49 0
AJ Watkins c AMB Rowan b Mann 14 0
FG Mann* not out 136 230 12 1
RO Jenkins lbw b Mann 29 0
AV Bedser c Mitchell b AMB Rowan 33 0
C Gladwin c Dawson b AMB Rowan 10 0
SC Griffith c EAB Rowan b AMB Rowan 5 0
JA Young c †Wade b McCarthy 0 0 0
Extras (b 11, lb 18, nb 4) 33
Total (all out; 141.4 overs) 395 (2.09 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-78 (Washbrook), 2-82 (Crapp), 3-96 (Hutton), 4-149 (Watkins), 5-168 (Compton), 6-268 (Jenkins), 7-341 (Bedser), 8-362 (Gladwin), 9-390 (Griffith), 10-395 (Young)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CN McCarthy 17.4 1 42 2 1.80
OC Dawson 3 0 10 0 2.50
L Tuckett 5 0 22 0 3.30
AMB Rowan 60 9 167 5 2.08
NBF Mann 51 18 95 3 1.39
B Mitchell 5 0 26 0 3.90
South Africa 2nd innings R 6s
B Mitchell c †Griffith b Bedser 56 0
EAB Rowan c Jenkins b Young 37 0
JE Cheetham c Compton b Young 18 0
AD Nourse* not out 30 0
WW Wade not out 34 0
Extras (b 6, lb 5, nb 1) 12
Total (3 wickets dec; 58 overs) 187 (2.41 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat KG Viljoen, OC Dawson, AMB Rowan, L Tuckett, NBF Mann, CN McCarthy
Fall of wickets 1-101 (Mitchell), 2-101 (EAB Rowan), 3-127 (Cheetham)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 16 3 43 1 2.01
C Gladwin 6 2 14 0 1.75
RO Jenkins 4 0 27 0 5.06
JA Young 23 9 34 2 1.10
DCS Compton 9 0 57 0 4.75
England 2nd innings (target: 172 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton st †Wade b AMB Rowan 32 27 0
C Washbrook c AMB Rowan b Mann 40 1
DCS Compton c Cheetham b AMB Rowan 42 0
FG Mann* c Dawson b Mann 2 0 0
AV Bedser c Nourse b AMB Rowan 1 0 0
JF Crapp not out 26 0
C Gladwin c Tuckett b Mann 15 1
SC Griffith b Mann 0 2 0 0 0.00
AJ Watkins not out 5 0
Extras (b 3, lb 8) 11
Total (7 wickets; 23.7 overs) 174 (5.46 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat RO Jenkins, JA Young
Fall of wickets 1-58 (Hutton), 2-104 (Washbrook), 3-124 (Mann), 4-125 (Compton), 5-125 (Bedser), 6-152 (Gladwin), 7-153 (Griffith)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CN McCarthy 2 0 20 0 7.50
L Tuckett 2 0 13 0 4.87
AMB Rowan 10 0 65 3 4.87
NBF Mann 9.7 0 65 4 4.93
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series England won the 5-match series 2-0
Test debut JE Cheetham (South Africa)
Umpires RGA Ashman and DV Collins
Close of play
Sat, 5 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 219/3 (B Mitchell 73*, WW Wade 63*)
Sun, 6 Mar - rest day
Mon, 7 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 80/1 (L Hutton 37*, JF Crapp 2*)
Tue, 8 Mar - day 3 - England 1st innings 390/9 (FG Mann 131*)
Wed, 9 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 174/7 (23.7 ov) - end of match
 
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