4th Test, Johannesburg, Feb 2-5 1962, New Zealand tour of South Africa
(88.2 ov)
164 & 249
South Africa won by an innings and 51 runs
New Zealand 1st Innings
SN McGregor c †Waite b Lance21---0-
GT Dowling lbw b Lawrence14---0-
PT Barton  b Adcock22---0-
JR Reid (c)c Bland b Lawrence60-84100-
PGZ Harris c Lawrence b Adcock4---0-
ME Chapple c Lawrence b Lance11---0-
AE Dick  b Lawrence16---0-
GA Bartlett c †Waite b Lawrence01-000.00
JC Alabaster c Bromfield b Lance2--00-
RC Motz not out10---0-
FJ Cameron lbw b Lawrence2--00-
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL(53.1 Ov, RR: 3.08)164
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Graham Dowling), 2-40 (Noel McGregor), 3-76 (Paul Barton), 4-94 (Zin Harris), 5-130 (John Reid), 6-150 (Murray Chapple), 7-150 (Artie Dick), 8-150 (Gary Bartlett), 9-157 (Jack Alabaster), 10-164 (Frank Cameron)
PS Heine1224503.7500
NAT Adcock1042322.3000
GB Lawrence16.135253.2100
HR Lance1363032.3000
HD Bromfield201206.0000
South Africa 1st Innings
DJ McGlew (c)run out120-302101-
EJ Barlow c †Dick b Reid67-150-2-
JHB Waite c †Dick b Alabaster9-65-0-
RA McLean lbw b Motz78-86150-
WS Farrer c Bartlett b Alabaster40-6780-
KC Bland lbw b Reid28---0-
HR Lance c †Dick b Reid7---0-
GB Lawrence c Harris b Motz39-5560-
PS Heine c †Dick b Alabaster31--33-
NAT Adcock  b Motz17---0-
HD Bromfield not out4---0-
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 7, w 5)24
TOTAL(124.2 Ov, RR: 3.73)464
Fall of wickets: 1-134 (Eddie Barlow), 2-170 (John Waite), 3-282 (Jackie McGlew), 4-282 (Roy McLean), 5-351 (Colin Bland), 6-363 (Tiger Lance), 7-367 (Buster Farrer), 8-422 (Peter Heine), 9-445 (Neil Adcock), 10-464 (Goofy Lawrence)
RC Motz26.228633.2600
FJ Cameron3068402.8000
GA Bartlett1815703.1600
JC Alabaster31414334.6100
JR Reid1635533.4300
ME Chapple301505.0000
New Zealand 2nd Innings
SN McGregor c McLean b Heine0--00-
GT Dowling  b Adcock0--00-
PGZ Harris  b Adcock46-9470-
ME Chapple lbw b Lawrence9---0-
JR Reid (c)c McGlew b Heine142-259212-
AE Dick c McLean b Lawrence1--00-
PT Barton c †Waite b Lance9---0-
GA Bartlett c †Waite b Lawrence33-15560-
JC Alabaster c †Waite b Lawrence3--00-
RC Motz lbw b Adcock0--00-
FJ Cameron not out0--00-
Extras(lb 2, nb 4)6
TOTAL(88.2 Ov, RR: 2.81)249
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Noel McGregor), 2-23 (Graham Dowling), 3-38 (Murray Chapple), 4-70 (Zin Harris), 5-84 (Artie Dick), 6-138 (Paul Barton), 7-222 (John Reid), 8-244 (Jack Alabaster), 9-245 (Dick Motz), 10-249 (Gary Bartlett)
PS Heine2457823.2500
NAT Adcock24124031.6600
GB Lawrence22.2105742.5500
HR Lance1305013.8400
HD Bromfield521803.6000
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of South Africa
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 523
Match days2,3,5 February 1962 (4-day match)
Test debut
Tiger Lance
Hayward Kidson
Fri, 02 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 134/1 (DJ McGlew 62*)
Sat, 03 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 51/3 (PGZ Harris 33*, JR Reid 6*)
Sun, 04 Feb - rest day
Mon, 05 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 249 (88.2 ov) - end of match
  • Bland took a sensational two-handed catch to dismiss Reid in NZ 1st innings.
  • McGlew's seventh (and last) test century
  • Reid (259 mins, 2 sixes, 21 fours) scored 142 out of 184 runs
  • Adcock finished the match with exactly 100 test wickets
  • Waite broke the world record for the most wicketkeeping dismissals in a series (24 dismissals, with one match still to go)