England in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v England

South Africa won by 168 runs

South Africa 1st innings R 4s 6s
RH Catterall c & b Kennedy 39 0
GAL Hearne b Jupp 28 0
HW Taylor* c †Brown b Fender 21 0
AW Nourse c †Brown b Kennedy 14 0
WVS Ling b Kennedy 0 0 0
WH Brann lbw b Kennedy 1 0 0
CM Francois c Fender b Jupp 19 0
JM Blanckenberg lbw b Jupp 1 0 0
EP Nupen c Kennedy b Jupp 0 0 0
TA Ward not out 13 0
ID Buys run out 0 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 2, nb 5) 12
Total (all out; 55.4 overs) 148 (2.65 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-55 (Hearne), 2-92 (Taylor), 3-97 (Catterall), 4-97 (Ling), 5-111 (Brann), 6-120 (Nourse), 7-121 (Blanckenberg), 8-121 (Nupen), 9-145 (Francois), 10-148 (Buys)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AER Gilligan 7 1 23 0 3.28
AS Kennedy 20.4 5 37 4 1.79
VWC Jupp 21 6 59 4 2.80
PGH Fender 7 1 17 1 2.42
England 1st innings R 4s 6s
A Sandham b Blanckenberg 26 0
FT Mann* c Francois b Nupen 4 0
FE Woolley lbw b Francois 26 0
AW Carr b Francois 27 0
CP Mead b Blanckenberg 1 0 0
PGH Fender c Brann b Blanckenberg 0 0 0
VWC Jupp c & b Blanckenberg 1 0 0
GTS Stevens b Francois 11 0
G Brown b Blanckenberg 22 0
AS Kennedy not out 41 0
AER Gilligan b Blanckenberg 18 0
Extras (b 3, lb 1, w 1) 5
Total (all out; 56.5 overs) 182 (3.20 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Mann), 2-45 (Sandham), 3-79 (Woolley), 4-84 (Mead), 5-84 (Fender), 6-85 (Jupp), 7-93 (Carr), 8-100 (Stevens), 9-152 (Brown), 10-182 (Gilligan)
Bowling O M R W Econ
ID Buys 7 1 20 0 2.85
EP Nupen 17 3 58 1 3.41
JM Blanckenberg 22.5 5 76 6 3.32
CM Francois 10 1 23 3 2.30
South Africa 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
RH Catterall c Woolley b Gilligan 17 0
GAL Hearne c Kennedy b Gilligan 27 0
HW Taylor* c Gilligan b Kennedy 176 310 25 0
AW Nourse c Fender b Jupp 20 0
WVS Ling b Kennedy 38 1
WH Brann c Fender b Gilligan 50 0
TA Ward b Jupp 10 0
CM Francois c Mann b Jupp 9 0
JM Blanckenberg b Kennedy 30 1
EP Nupen st †Brown b Kennedy 23 0
ID Buys not out 4 0
Extras (b 14, lb 1, w 1) 16
Total (all out; 124.3 overs) 420 (3.37 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-33 (Catterall), 2-52 (Hearne), 3-91 (Nourse), 4-202 (Ling), 5-300 (Brann), 6-326 (Ward), 7-352 (Francois), 8-380 (Taylor), 9-393 (Blanckenberg), 10-420 (Nupen)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AER Gilligan 20 3 69 3 3.45
AS Kennedy 41.3 9 132 4 3.18
VWC Jupp 31 7 87 3 2.80
PGH Fender 12 0 64 0 5.33
FE Woolley 16 4 33 0 2.06
GTS Stevens 4 0 19 0 4.75
England 2nd innings (target: 387 runs) R 4s 6s
A Sandham lbw b Blanckenberg 25 0
CP Mead b Nupen 49 0
AW Carr c Taylor b Nupen 27 0
FE Woolley c Nupen b Francois 15 0
AS Kennedy c Blanckenberg b Nupen 0 0 0
FT Mann* not out 28 0
PGH Fender run out 9 0
G Brown b Blanckenberg 1 0 0
VWC Jupp st †Ward b Blanckenberg 33 0
GTS Stevens c Nourse b Nupen 2 0 0
AER Gilligan b Nupen 7 0
Extras (b 14, lb 6, nb 2) 22
Total (all out; 100 overs) 218 (2.18 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-56 (Sandham), 2-99 (Mead), 3-114 (Carr), 4-114 (Kennedy), 5-124 (Woolley), 6-147 (Fender), 7-161 (Brown), 8-207 (Jupp), 9-210 (Stevens), 10-218 (Gilligan)
Bowling O M R W Econ
ID Buys 17 3 32 0 1.88
EP Nupen 30 11 53 5 1.76
JM Blanckenberg 24 3 59 3 2.45
CM Francois 29 9 52 1 1.79
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series South Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts AW Carr, AER Gilligan, AS Kennedy, FT Mann and GTS Stevens (England); WH Brann, ID Buys, RH Catterall, CM Francois and GAL Hearne (South Africa)
Umpires FW Grey and AG Laver
Close of play
Sat, 23 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 132/8 (G Brown 13*, AS Kennedy 19*)
Sun, 24 Dec - rest day
Mon, 25 Dec - rest day
Tue, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 270/4 (HW Taylor 121*, WH Brann 35*)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 123/4 (FE Woolley 15*, FT Mann 0*)
Thu, 28 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 218 (100 ov) - end of match
 
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South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Feb 9-13, 1923
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South Africa v England at Durban - Jan 18-22, 1923
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South Africa v England at Cape Town - Jan 1-4, 1923
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South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Dec 23-28, 1922
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