Australia in South Africa Test Series - 5th Test

South Africa v Australia

Australia won by 8 wickets

South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
DJ McGlew c Simpson b Davidson 14 0
TL Goddard c Harvey b Meckiff 17 0
WR Endean c McDonald b Davidson 2 0 0
JHB Waite c Harvey b Davidson 17 0
KJ Funston c †Grout b Davidson 20 0
CB van Ryneveld* c Burke b Kline 26 0
CGD Burger lbw b Kline 3 0 0
PR Carlstein c & b Kline 32 0
HJ Tayfield c Burke b Kline 66 0
PS Heine lbw b Benaud 3 0 0
NAT Adcock not out 3 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 5, nb 2) 11
Total (all out; 74.6 overs) 214 (2.14 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-28 (McGlew), 2-30 (Endean), 3-36 (Goddard), 4-57 (Waite), 5-86 (Funston), 6-96 (Burger), 7-105 (van Ryneveld), 8-191 (Carlstein), 9-198 (Heine), 10-214 (Tayfield)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AK Davidson 20 6 44 4 1.65
I Meckiff 18 4 76 1 3.16
R Benaud 12 2 34 1 2.12
KD Mackay 11 3 16 0 1.09
LF Kline 13.6 3 33 4 1.80
Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald c †Waite b Adcock 58 240 0
JW Burke c Endean b Adcock 8 0
RN Harvey lbw b Heine 15 0
ID Craig* c Endean b Tayfield 17 0
R Benaud c & b Goddard 43 0
RB Simpson c Carlstein b Tayfield 23 0
KD Mackay not out 77 1
AK Davidson lbw b Heine 4 1 0
ATW Grout c Endean b Goddard 25 0
I Meckiff c †Waite b Heine 8 0
LF Kline c Goddard b Tayfield 0 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 4, nb 7) 13
Total (all out; 107.3 overs) 291 (2.03 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Burke), 2-37 (Harvey), 2-57* (Craig, retired not out), 3-124 (Benaud), 4-145 (McDonald), 5-194 (Simpson), 6-199 (Davidson), 7-239 (Grout), 8-265 (Craig), 9-278 (Meckiff), 10-291 (Kline)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PS Heine 30 3 68 3 1.70
NAT Adcock 24 1 81 2 2.53
TL Goddard 23 9 48 2 1.56
HJ Tayfield 30.3 12 81 3 2.00
South Africa 2nd innings R 4s 6s
WR Endean c Simpson b Davidson 23 0
TL Goddard lbw b Benaud 33 0
JHB Waite b Davidson 0 0 0
KJ Funston c Simpson b Davidson 4 0
HJ Tayfield c †Grout b Davidson 2 0 0
CB van Ryneveld* b Benaud 5 0
DJ McGlew b Benaud 20 0
CGD Burger not out 37 1
PR Carlstein lbw b Benaud 1 0 0
PS Heine lbw b Benaud 15 0
NAT Adcock b Davidson 0 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 2) 4
Total (all out; 75.1 overs) 144 (1.43 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-55 (Endean), 2-55 (Waite), 3-63 (Goddard), 4-63 (Funston), 5-70 (Tayfield), 6-70 (van Ryneveld), 7-97 (McGlew), 8-99 (Carlstein), 9-131 (Heine), 10-144 (Adcock)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AK Davidson 26.1 8 38 5 1.09
I Meckiff 16 8 20 0 0.93
R Benaud 33 14 82 5 1.86
Australia 2nd innings (target: 68 runs) R 6s
CC McDonald c Tayfield b Adcock 4 0
ATW Grout not out 35 0
RN Harvey c & b Tayfield 22 0
R Benaud not out 6 0
Extras (b 1) 1
Total (2 wickets; 12.4 overs) 68 (4.08 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat JW Burke, ID Craig*, RB Simpson, KD Mackay, AK Davidson, I Meckiff, LF Kline
Fall of wickets 1-4 (McDonald), 2-53 (Harvey)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PS Heine 3 0 12 0 3.00
NAT Adcock 4 0 18 1 3.37
TL Goddard 1 0 8 0 6.00
HJ Tayfield 4 1 25 1 4.68
CB van Ryneveld 0.4 0 4 0 6.00
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 5-match series 3-0
Test debut PR Carlstein (South Africa)
Umpires VJ Costello and W Marais
Close of play
Fri, 28 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 214
Sat, 1 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 208/6 (KD Mackay 40*, ATW Grout 2*)
Sun, 2 Mar - rest day
Mon, 3 Mar - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 68/4 (HJ Tayfield 0*, CB van Ryneveld 5*)
Tue, 4 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 68/2 (12.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • ID Craig (1) retired hurt on ?* from 57/2 to 239/7
 
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Series Results
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Feb 28-Mar 4, 1958
Australia won by 8 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Feb 7-12, 1958
Australia won by 10 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Jan 24-29, 1958
Match drawn
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Dec 31, 1957 - Jan 3, 1958
Australia won by an innings and 141 runs
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Dec 23-28, 1957
Match drawn
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