Result
2nd Test, England tour of South Africa at Cape Town, Jan 1-5 1957
369 & 220/6d
50.1 ov, target 385
205 & 72
England won by 312 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
PE Richardson lbw b Heine45-13170-
TE Bailey c †Waite b Tayfield34-16430-
DCS Compton c McLean b Tayfield58-19650-
PBH May (c)c †Waite b Tayfield8-2710-
MC Cowdrey lbw b Adcock101-36991-
DJ Insole c Goddard b Adcock29-7930-
TG Evans c McGlew b Goddard62-8350-
JH Wardle st †Waite b Tayfield3-2800-
JC Laker  b Adcock0-700-
PJ Loader c Keith b Tayfield10-420-
JB Statham not out2-2100-
Extras(b 6, lb 6, nb 5)17
TOTAL(135.2 Ov, RR: 2.04)369
Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Peter Richardson), 2-88 (Trevor Bailey), 3-116 (Peter May), 4-183 (Denis Compton), 5-233 (Doug Insole), 6-326 (Godfrey Evans), 7-334 (Johnny Wardle), 8-335 (Jim Laker), 9-346 (Peter Loader), 10-369 (Colin Cowdrey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PS Heine1907813.0700
NAT Adcock22.225431.8200
HJ Tayfield532113051.8300
TL Goddard38127411.4600
CB van Ryneveld301604.0000
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
DJ McGlew (c)c Cowdrey b Laker14-5510-
TL Goddard c †Evans b Loader18-11600-
HJ Keith c †Evans b Loader14-9320-
CB van Ryneveld  b Wardle25-17500-
HJ Tayfield run out5-4500-
RA McLean c May b Statham42-11750-
JHB Waite c †Evans b Wardle49-15350-
WR Endean  b Wardle17-10720-
JC Watkins not out7-2710-
PS Heine  b Wardle011000.00
NAT Adcock c †Evans b Wardle11-820-
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 1)3
TOTAL(99.6 Ov, RR: 1.54)205
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Jackie McGlew), 2-39 (Trevor Goddard), 3-48 (Headley Keith), 4-63 (Hugh Tayfield), 5-110 (Clive van Ryneveld), 6-126 (Roy McLean), 7-178 (Russell Endean), 8-191 (John Waite), 9-191 (Peter Heine), 10-205 (Neil Adcock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham1603811.7800
PJ Loader2153321.1700
JC Laker2886511.7400
TE Bailey1151300.8800
JH Wardle23.695351.6700
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
PE Richardson c Endean b Goddard44-12520-
TE Bailey  b Heine28-12730-
DCS Compton c & b Goddard64-16170-
PBH May (c)c †Waite b Heine15-4410-
MC Cowdrey c †Waite b Tayfield61-8780-
TG Evans c Endean b Goddard1-1100-
DJ Insole not out3-1100-
Extras(lb 2, nb 2)4
TOTAL(63.5 Ov, RR: 2.59)220/6d
Did not bat: JH Wardle, JC Laker, PJ Loader, JB Statham 
Fall of wickets: 1-74 (Peter Richardson), 2-74 (Trevor Bailey), 3-109 (Peter May), 4-196 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-208 (Godfrey Evans), 6-220 (Denis Compton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PS Heine2116722.3900
NAT Adcock30802.0000
HJ Tayfield1243312.0600
TL Goddard17.516232.6300
JC Watkins1024603.4500
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 385 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
DJ McGlew (c) b Wardle7-7400-
TL Goddard c Bailey b Wardle26-13000-
HJ Keith c May b Wardle4-1700-
WR Endean handled the ball3-6600-
RA McLean lbw b Laker22-5120-
JHB Waite c Cowdrey b Wardle2-2700-
CB van Ryneveld not out0-2500-
JC Watkins c & b Wardle0-400-
PS Heine  b Wardle021000.00
HJ Tayfield c †Evans b Wardle4-610-
NAT Adcock  b Laker1-200-
Extras(lb 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(50.1 Ov, RR: 1.07)72
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Jackie McGlew), 2-28 (Headley Keith), 3-42 (Trevor Goddard), 4-56 (Russell Endean), 5-67 (Roy McLean), 6-67 (John Waite), 7-67 (John Watkins), 8-67 (Peter Heine), 9-71 (Hugh Tayfield), 10-72 (Neil Adcock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham821201.1200
PJ Loader721101.1700
JC Laker14.19720.3700
JH Wardle1933671.4200
DCS Compton21301.1200
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa 1956/57
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 435
Season1956/57
Match days1,2,3,4,5 January 1957 (5-day match)
Umpires
Dal Collins
Vincent Costello
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 01 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 214/4 (MC Cowdrey 43*, DJ Insole 21*)
Wed, 02 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 51/3 (CB van Ryneveld 4*, HJ Tayfield 1*)
Thu, 03 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 21/0 (PE Richardson 17*, TE Bailey 3*)
Fri, 04 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 41/2 (TL Goddard 26*, WR Endean 3*)
Sat, 05 Jan - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 72 (50.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 72 (50.1 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 41/2 (TL Goddard 26*, WR Endean 3*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - England 2nd innings 21/0 (PE Richardson 17*, TE Bailey 3*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 51/3 (CB van Ryneveld 4*, HJ Tayfield 1*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - England 1st innings 214/4 (MC Cowdrey 43*, DJ Insole 21*)