England in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v England

England won by 10 wickets

South Africa 1st innings R M 4s 6s
HW Taylor c & b Stevens 31 0
JP Duminy b Geary 0 0 0
JMM Commaille lbw b Stevens 23 0
RH Catterall c & b Geary 86 130 0
HG Deane* b Geary 7 0
DPB Morkel lbw b Geary 2 0 0
SK Coen b Geary 7 0
HB Cameron lbw b Stevens 20 0
EP Nupen b Geary 6 0
CL Vincent not out 2 0 0
HLE Promnitz b Geary 4 0
Extras (lb 6, nb 2) 8
Total (all out; 78.3 overs) 196 (2.49 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Duminy), 2-53 (Taylor), 3-58 (Commaille), 4-89 (Deane), 5-93 (Morkel), 6-120 (Coen), 7-170 (Cameron), 8-185 (Nupen), 9-190 (Catterall), 10-196 (Promnitz)
Bowling O M R W Econ
G Geary 27.3 7 70 7 2.54
WR Hammond 8 2 21 0 2.62
GTS Stevens 19 3 58 3 3.05
IAR Peebles 12 5 22 0 1.83
RES Wyatt 4 1 6 0 1.50
WE Astill 8 4 11 0 1.37
England 1st innings R 4s 6s
P Holmes lbw b Morkel 0 0 0
H Sutcliffe c Vincent b Promnitz 102 0
GE Tyldesley lbw b Duminy 122 0
WR Hammond c Promnitz b Vincent 51 1
RES Wyatt lbw b Promnitz 0 0 0
GTS Stevens c Nupen b Promnitz 0 0 0
GB Legge c & b Nupen 0 0 0
WE Astill c †Cameron b Promnitz 7 0
RT Stanyforth*† c †Cameron b Promnitz 1 0 0
G Geary lbw b Vincent 3 0 0
IAR Peebles not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 11, lb 10, w 1, nb 3) 25
Total (all out; 137.3 overs) 313 (2.27 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Holmes), 2-230 (Tyldesley), 3-252 (Sutcliffe), 4-252 (Wyatt), 5-254 (Stevens), 6-263 (Legge), 7-280 (Astill), 8-292 (Stanyforth), 9-308 (Geary), 10-313 (Hammond)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DPB Morkel 14 3 38 1 2.71
EP Nupen 49 12 111 1 2.26
CL Vincent 31.3 5 57 2 1.80
HLE Promnitz 37 14 58 5 1.56
SK Coen 2 0 7 0 3.50
JP Duminy 4 0 17 1 4.25
South Africa 2nd innings R 4s 6s
JMM Commaille c †Stanyforth b Geary 4 0
JP Duminy b Hammond 4 0
HW Taylor b Hammond 3 0 0
RH Catterall b Hammond 1 0 0
HG Deane* b Geary 5 0
HB Cameron lbw b Geary 5 0
DPB Morkel lbw b Geary 29 0
EP Nupen b Geary 1 0 0
CL Vincent lbw b Hammond 53 0
SK Coen not out 41 0
HLE Promnitz b Hammond 5 0
Extras (b 5, lb 13, nb 1) 19
Total (all out; 69.2 overs) 170 (2.45 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Duminy), 2-10 (Commaille), 3-11 (Catterall), 4-20 (Taylor), 5-20 (Deane), 6-26 (Cameron), 7-38 (Nupen), 8-78 (Morkel), 9-158 (Vincent), 10-170 (Promnitz)
Bowling O M R W Econ
G Geary 27 9 60 5 2.22
WR Hammond 21.2 9 36 5 1.68
GTS Stevens 8 3 13 0 1.62
IAR Peebles 7 1 25 0 3.57
WE Astill 6 0 17 0 2.83
England 2nd innings (target: 54 runs) R 6s
P Holmes not out 15 0
H Sutcliffe not out 41 0
Extras (b 1) 1
Total (0 wickets; 21 overs) 57 (2.71 runs per over)
Did not bat GE Tyldesley, WR Hammond, RES Wyatt, GTS Stevens, GB Legge, WE Astill, RT Stanyforth*†, G Geary, IAR Peebles
Bowling O M R W Econ
EP Nupen 11 1 29 0 2.63
HLE Promnitz 6 1 14 0 2.33
JP Duminy 4 0 13 0 3.25
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts WE Astill, WR Hammond, GB Legge, IAR Peebles, RT Stanyforth and RES Wyatt (England); HB Cameron, SK Coen, JP Duminy, DPB Morkel, HLE Promnitz and CL Vincent (South Africa)
Umpires AG Laver and GB Treadwell
Close of play
Sat, 24 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 9/1 (H Sutcliffe 9*, GE Tyldesley 0*)
Sun, 25 Dec - rest day
Mon, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 8/0 (JMM Commaille 4*, JP Duminy 4*)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 57/0 (21 ov) - end of match
 
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South Africa won by 8 wickets
South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Jan 28-Feb 1, 1928
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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
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South Africa v England at Johannesburg - Dec 24-27, 1927
England won by 10 wickets
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