Result
1st Test, Durban, Dec 8-12 1961, New Zealand tour of South Africa
292 & 149
(79.3 ov, target 197)
245 & 166
South Africa won by 30 runs
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew (c)not out127-312100-
EJ Barlow  b Motz15---0-
JHB Waite c †Dick b Bartlett25---1-
RA McLean  b Alabaster63---1-
KC Bland c Reid b Cameron5---0-
MK Elgie  b Motz1--00-
S O'Linn lbw b Cameron8---0-
PM Pollock c †Dick b Cameron0--00-
GB Lawrence c Sparling b Alabaster16---0-
KA Walter c †Dick b Alabaster0--00-
HD Bromfield lbw b Alabaster0--00-
Extras(b 11, lb 6, nb 14, w 1)32
TOTAL(88.5 Ov, RR: 3.28)292
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Eddie Barlow), 2-82 (John Waite), 3-185 (Roy McLean), 4-216 (Colin Bland), 5-233 (Kim Elgie), 6-253 (Sid O'Linn), 7-263 (Peter Pollock), 8-286 (Goofy Lawrence), 9-292 (Kenneth Walter), 10-292 (Harry Bromfield)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RC Motz2336422.7800
GA Bartlett933914.3300
FJ Cameron2756032.2200
JR Reid1113803.4500
JC Alabaster17.525943.3000
JT Sparling11000.0000
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JW Guy c Walter b Pollock8---0-
JT Sparling c †Waite b Pollock13---0-
PT Barton c Elgie b Lawrence54---0-
SN McGregor c Barlow b Walter20---0-
JR Reid (c)c Pollock b Lawrence13---0-
PGZ Harris c Elgie b Walter74---0-
AE Dick c †Waite b Pollock3--00-
RC Motz c McGlew b Walter0--00-
GA Bartlett c Pollock b Walter40---0-
JC Alabaster lbw b Lawrence2--00-
FJ Cameron not out0--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 16)18
TOTAL(99.3 Ov, RR: 2.46)245
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (John Sparling), 2-33 (John Guy), 3-63 (Noel McGregor), 4-89 (John Reid), 5-150 (Paul Barton), 6-153 (Artie Dick), 7-162 (Dick Motz), 8-235 (Zin Harris), 9-245 (Jack Alabaster), 10-245 (Gary Bartlett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PM Pollock2236132.7700
KA Walter25.366342.4700
GB Lawrence2966332.1700
EJ Barlow831702.1200
HD Bromfield1552301.5300
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew (c) b Motz5---0-
EJ Barlow c †Dick b Motz10---0-
JHB Waite c sub (GT Dowling) b Cameron63---0-
RA McLean c Bartlett b Motz0--00-
KC Bland run out30---0-
MK Elgie st †Dick b Alabaster0--00-
S O'Linn c Cameron b Alabaster6---0-
PM Pollock c †Dick b Cameron15---0-
GB Lawrence lbw b Alabaster0--00-
KA Walter c †Dick b Cameron1--00-
HD Bromfield not out0--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 4, nb 8, w 5)19
TOTAL(61.2 Ov, RR: 2.42)149
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Jackie McGlew), 2-38 (Eddie Barlow), 3-38 (Roy McLean), 4-110 (Colin Bland), 5-113 (Kim Elgie), 6-129 (John Waite), 7-137 (Sid O'Linn), 8-137 (Goofy Lawrence), 9-144 (Kenneth Walter), 10-149 (Peter Pollock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RC Motz2015132.5500
GA Bartlett931101.2200
FJ Cameron15.213232.0800
JC Alabaster1763632.1100
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 197 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JW Guy c Bromfield b Pollock1--00-
JT Sparling c †Waite b Walter10---0-
PT Barton c †Waite b Pollock23---0-
SN McGregor c Walter b Bromfield55---0-
PGZ Harris lbw b Pollock0--00-
JR Reid (c)c †Waite b Pollock16---0-
AE Dick c †Waite b Pollock2--00-
GA Bartlett c O'Linn b Bromfield23---0-
RC Motz  b Bromfield10---0-
JC Alabaster c Bromfield b Pollock8---0-
FJ Cameron not out1--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 15)17
TOTAL(79.3 Ov, RR: 2.08)166
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (John Guy), 2-23 (John Sparling), 3-53 (Paul Barton), 4-53 (Zin Harris), 5-100 (John Reid), 6-102 (Artie Dick), 7-137 (Noel McGregor), 8-150 (Gary Bartlett), 9-162 (Dick Motz), 10-166 (Jack Alabaster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PM Pollock20.383861.8500
KA Walter1653412.1200
GB Lawrence2584001.6000
HD Bromfield1843732.0500
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of South Africa
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 515
Season1961/62
Match days8,9,11,12 December 1961 (4-day match)
Test debut
Eddie Barlow
Colin Bland
Kim Elgie
Peter Pollock
Goofy Lawrence
Kenneth Walter
Harry Bromfield
Paul Barton
Artie Dick
Gary Bartlett
Dick Motz
Frank Cameron
Umpires
Desmond Fell
William Anderson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 08 Dec - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 31/1 (JW Guy 8*, PT Barton 8*)
Sat, 09 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 13/0 (DJ McGlew 5*, EJ Barlow 4*)
Sun, 10 Dec - rest day
Mon, 11 Dec - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 83/4 (SN McGregor 29*, JR Reid 10*)
Tue, 12 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 166 (79.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • McGlew (312 mins, 12 fours) carried his bat
  • Pollock career best bowling figures in his first test