Result
1st Test, Australia tour of South Africa at Johannesburg, Dec 23-28 1957
470/9d & 201
(73 ov, target 304)
368 & 162/3
Match drawn
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew (c)c Simpson b Meckiff108--121-
TL Goddard  b Meckiff90--101-
JD Nel  b Meckiff4---0-
JHB Waite c Burge b Benaud115---0-
WR Endean lbw b Meckiff50---0-
RA McLean  b Meckiff50---0-
KJ Funston lbw b Mackay12---0-
HJ Tayfield  b Davidson18---1-
PS Heine  b Mackay7---0-
VI Smith not out2--00-
Extras(b 8, lb 4, nb 1, w 1)14
TOTAL(130.6 Ov, RR: 2.69)470/9d
Did not bat: NAT Adcock 
Fall of wickets: 1-176 (Trevor Goddard), 2-182 (Jack Nel), 3-237 (Jackie McGlew), 4-341 (Russell Endean), 5-412 (John Waite), 6-436 (Roy McLean), 7-461 (Ken Funston), 8-465 (Hugh Tayfield), 9-470 (Peter Heine)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson32411512.6900
I Meckiff31312553.0200
KD Mackay20.635421.9500
R Benaud27711513.1900
LF Kline2064701.7600
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c Tayfield b Smith75-210-1-
JW Burke c †Waite b Heine16---0-
KD Mackay c †Waite b Heine3--00-
ID Craig (c) b Heine14---0-
PJP Burge c †Waite b Heine0--00-
RB Simpson lbw b Tayfield60---0-
R Benaud c Heine b Adcock122--200-
AK Davidson c sub b Heine24---0-
ATW Grout c Endean b Tayfield21---0-
I Meckiff c Smith b Heine11---0-
LF Kline not out6---0-
Extras(b 4, lb 11, nb 1)16
TOTAL(91.2 Ov, RR: 3.02)368
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Jim Burke), 2-40 (Ken Mackay), 3-56 (Ian Craig), 4-62 (Peter Burge), 5-151 (Colin McDonald), 6-177 (Bob Simpson), 7-244 (Alan Davidson), 8-313 (Wally Grout), 9-355 (Richie Benaud), 10-368 (Ian Meckiff)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PS Heine14.235863.0500
NAT Adcock23310613.4500
TL Goddard1655702.6700
HJ Tayfield29910122.6100
VI Smith923012.5000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew (c)c Simpson b Meckiff6---0-
TL Goddard c †Grout b Davidson5---0-
JD Nel c †Grout b Davidson7---0-
JHB Waite c †Grout b Burke59---0-
RA McLean c †Grout b Davidson0--00-
WR Endean c Meckiff b Davidson77---0-
KJ Funston  b Meckiff27---0-
HJ Tayfield c †Grout b Meckiff3--00-
PS Heine c †Grout b Davidson2--00-
VI Smith not out1--00-
NAT Adcock c Simpson b Davidson0--00-
Extras(b 5, lb 7, nb 1, w 1)14
TOTAL(78.4 Ov, RR: 1.92)201
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Trevor Goddard), 2-19 (Jackie McGlew), 3-19 (Jack Nel), 4-19 (Roy McLean), 5-148 (John Waite), 6-193 (Russell Endean), 7-196 (Hugh Tayfield), 8-199 (Ken Funston), 9-199 (Peter Heine), 10-201 (Neil Adcock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson17.443461.4500
I Meckiff2635231.5000
KD Mackay1112901.9700
R Benaud201505.6200
LF Kline821801.6800
JW Burke1433912.0800
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 304 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald st †Waite b Smith25---0-
JW Burke retired hurt10---0-
KD Mackay not out65-225-0-
ID Craig (c) b Tayfield17---0-
PJP Burge  b Tayfield14---0-
RB Simpson not out23-55-0-
Extras(b 6, lb 2)8
TOTAL(73 Ov, RR: 1.66)162/3
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Colin McDonald), 2-85 (Ian Craig), 3-118 (Peter Burge)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PS Heine821701.5900
NAT Adcock301102.7500
TL Goddard1262401.5000
HJ Tayfield33127021.5900
VI Smith1682511.1700
DJ McGlew10705.2500
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 444
Season1957/58
Match days23,24,26,27,28 December 1957 (5-day match)
Test debut
Bob Simpson
Wally Grout
Ian Meckiff
Lindsay Kline
Umpires
James McMenamin
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Mon, 23 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 222/2 (DJ McGlew 100*, JHB Waite 19*)
Tue, 24 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 15/0 (CC McDonald 10*, JW Burke 5*)
Wed, 25 Dec - rest day
Thu, 26 Dec - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 307/7 (R Benaud 80*, ATW Grout 21*)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 176/5 (WR Endean 68*, KJ Funston 18*)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 162/3 (73 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • JW Burke retired hurt at 17/0