Result
3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 26-31 1965, South Africa tour of England
208 & 392
(104.2 ov, target 399)
202 & 308/4
Match drawn
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
EJ Barlow lbw b Statham18-5900-
DT Lindsay lbw b Higgs4-4600-
A Bacher lbw b Higgs28-8640-
RG Pollock  b Titmus12-4820-
KC Bland lbw b Statham39-6642-
HR Lance lbw b Statham69-20080-
PL van der Merwe (c)c Barrington b Higgs20-5930-
R Dumbrill c Smith b Higgs14-7110-
JT Botten c Cowdrey b Statham0-400-
PM Pollock  b Statham3-1500-
AH McKinnon not out0-500-
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(96.2 Ov, RR: 2.15)208
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Denis Lindsay), 2-23 (Eddie Barlow), 3-60 (Graeme Pollock), 4-86 (Ali Bacher), 5-109 (Colin Bland), 6-156 (Peter van der Merwe), 7-196 (Richard Dumbrill), 8-197 (Jackie Botten), 9-207 (Peter Pollock), 10-208 (Tiger Lance)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham24.2114051.6400
DJ Brown2246302.8600
K Higgs2444741.9500
FJ Titmus26125712.1900
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RW Barber st †Lindsay b McKinnon40-13720-
WE Russell lbw b PM Pollock0-300-
KF Barrington  b Botten18-7420-
MC Cowdrey c Barlow b PM Pollock58-23340-
PH Parfitt c & b McKinnon24-6720-
MJK Smith (c)lbw b PM Pollock7-3810-
DJ Brown c Dumbrill b McKinnon0-300-
JM Parks c Bland b Botten42-6051-
FJ Titmus not out2-2800-
K Higgs  b PM Pollock2-1600-
JB Statham  b PM Pollock0-700-
Extras(lb 6, w 3)9
TOTAL(98.1 Ov, RR: 2.05)202
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Eric Russell), 2-42 (Ken Barrington), 3-76 (Bob Barber), 4-125 (Peter Parfitt), 5-141 (Mike Smith), 6-142 (David Brown), 7-198 (Jim Parks), 8-198 (Colin Cowdrey), 9-200 (Ken Higgs), 10-202 (Brian Statham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PM Pollock25.174351.7000
JT Botten2765622.0700
EJ Barlow1112702.4500
R Dumbrill621101.8300
AH McKinnon27115031.8500
HR Lance20603.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
EJ Barlow  b Statham18-6330-
DT Lindsay  b Brown17-10110-
A Bacher c Smith b Statham70-16950-
RG Pollock run out34-8640-
KC Bland c Titmus b Higgs127-276160-
HR Lance  b Higgs53-12340-
PL van der Merwe (c) b Higgs0-200-
R Dumbrill c Barrington b Brown36-7250-
JT Botten  b Titmus4-3900-
PM Pollock not out9-2610-
AH McKinnon  b Higgs14-1811-
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 2)10
TOTAL(133.1 Ov, RR: 2.94)392
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Eddie Barlow), 2-61 (Denis Lindsay), 3-123 (Graeme Pollock), 4-164 (Ali Bacher), 5-260 (Tiger Lance), 6-260 (Peter van der Merwe), 7-343 (Richard Dumbrill), 8-367 (Colin Bland), 9-371 (Jackie Botten), 10-392 (Atholl McKinnon)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham29110523.6200
DJ Brown2336322.7300
K Higgs41.1109642.3300
FJ Titmus2737412.7400
RW Barber1314403.3800
England 2nd Innings (target: 399 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RW Barber c & b PM Pollock22-4120-
WE Russell c Bacher b McKinnon70-18460-
PH Parfitt lbw b Botten46-15350-
KF Barrington lbw b PM Pollock73-15542-
MC Cowdrey not out78-17870-
MJK Smith (c)not out10-3300-
Extras(lb 6, nb 3)9
TOTAL(104.2 Ov, RR: 2.95)308/4
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Bob Barber), 2-138 (Eric Russell), 3-144 (Peter Parfitt), 4-279 (Ken Barrington)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PM Pollock32.279322.8700
JT Botten2447313.0400
EJ Barlow612203.6600
R Dumbrill913003.3300
AH McKinnon3177012.2500
HR Lance201105.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Series resultSouth Africa won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 596
Season1965
Match days26,27,28,30,31 August 1965 (5-day match)
Test debut
Ken Higgs
Umpires
Syd Buller
Fred Price
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 152/5 (HR Lance 30*, PL van der Merwe 20*)
Fri, 27 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 142/6 (MC Cowdrey 45*)
Sat, 28 Aug - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 163/3 (A Bacher 70*, KC Bland 18*)
Sun, 29 Aug - rest day
Mon, 30 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 64/1 (WE Russell 32*, PH Parfitt 7*)
Tue, 31 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 308/4 (104.2 ov) - end of match