Result
4th Test, England tour of South Africa at Johannesburg, Feb 15-20 1957
340 & 142
78 ov, target 232
251 & 214
South Africa won by 17 runs
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AJ Pithey c Wardle b Bailey10-3500-
TL Goddard  b Bailey67-25160-
JHB Waite c †Evans b Statham61-19070-
KJ Funston c †Evans b Bailey20-5640-
RA McLean run out93-274131-
CAR Duckworth c Wardle b Loader13-8720-
WR Endean  b Statham13-1710-
CB van Ryneveld (c)c Cowdrey b Laker36-13220-
HJ Tayfield c Bailey b Wardle10-2000-
PS Heine not out1-1200-
NAT Adcock lbw b Wardle6-410-
Extras(lb 8, nb 1, w 1)10
TOTAL(101.6 Ov, RR: 2.5)340
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Tony Pithey), 2-134 (John Waite), 3-151 (Trevor Goddard), 4-172 (Ken Funston), 5-238 (Chris Duckworth), 6-251 (Russell Endean), 7-309 (Roy McLean), 8-328 (Hugh Tayfield), 9-333 (Clive van Ryneveld), 10-340 (Neil Adcock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham2358122.6400
PJ Loader2337812.5400
TE Bailey2135431.9200
JH Wardle19.646822.5800
JC Laker1534912.4500
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
PE Richardson c Tayfield b Heine11-6900-
TE Bailey c †Waite b Adcock13-10210-
DJ Insole run out47-19230-
PBH May (c) b Adcock61-18971-
DCS Compton c Pithey b Heine42-20540-
MC Cowdrey c Goddard b Tayfield8-4800-
TG Evans c Endean b Tayfield7-2910-
JH Wardle c Goddard b Tayfield16-1312-
JC Laker lbw b Tayfield17-6700-
PJ Loader c Endean b Goddard13-6210-
JB Statham not out12-5010-
Extras(lb 1, nb 3)4
TOTAL(114.2 Ov, RR: 1.64)251
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Peter Richardson), 2-40 (Trevor Bailey), 3-131 (Doug Insole), 4-135 (Peter May), 5-152 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-160 (Godfrey Evans), 7-176 (Johnny Wardle), 8-213 (Jim Laker), 9-227 (Denis Compton), 10-251 (Peter Loader)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NAT Adcock2155221.8500
PS Heine2365421.7600
TL Goddard25.2152210.6500
HJ Tayfield37157941.6000
CB van Ryneveld804003.7500
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AJ Pithey  b Laker18-14510-
TL Goddard c †Evans b Bailey49-19320-
KJ Funston run out23-6311-
RA McLean c Cowdrey b Statham0107000.00
WR Endean c Insole b Bailey2-1500-
CAR Duckworth  b Wardle3-4300-
JHB Waite c Cowdrey b Statham17-7710-
CB van Ryneveld (c)c & b Statham12-3810-
HJ Tayfield not out12-1620-
PS Heine c Insole b Wardle0-200-
NAT Adcock run out1-800-
Extras(b 4, lb 1)5
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 1.77)142
Fall of wickets: 1-62 (Tony Pithey), 2-91 (Trevor Goddard), 3-94 (Roy McLean), 4-95 (Ken Funston), 5-97 (Russell Endean), 6-104 (Chris Duckworth), 7-129 (Clive van Ryneveld), 8-130 (John Waite), 9-131 (Peter Heine), 10-142 (Neil Adcock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham1313732.1300
PJ Loader1333301.9000
TE Bailey1341220.6900
JH Wardle1442921.5500
JC Laker712612.7800
England 2nd Innings (target: 232 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
PE Richardson  b Tayfield39-10460-
TE Bailey c Endean b Tayfield1-3200-
DJ Insole c Tayfield b Goddard68-17370-
MC Cowdrey c & b Tayfield55-20041-
PBH May (c)c Endean b Tayfield088000.00
DCS Compton c Goddard b Tayfield1-2300-
JH Wardle c †Waite b Tayfield22-3610-
TG Evans  b Tayfield8-2110-
JC Laker c Duckworth b Tayfield5-1600-
PJ Loader c sub b Tayfield7-2400-
JB Statham not out4-900-
Extras(b 1, lb 3)4
TOTAL(78 Ov, RR: 2.05)214
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Trevor Bailey), 2-65 (Peter Richardson), 3-147 (Doug Insole), 4-148 (Peter May), 5-156 (Denis Compton), 6-186 (Johnny Wardle), 7-196 (Godfrey Evans), 8-199 (Colin Cowdrey), 9-208 (Jim Laker), 10-214 (Peter Loader)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NAT Adcock812202.0600
PS Heine812101.9600
TL Goddard2555411.6200
HJ Tayfield371111392.2900
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa 1956/57
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 437
Season1956/57
Match days15,16,18,19,20 February 1957 (5-day match)
debut
Chris Duckworth
Umpires
Basil Malan
James McMenamin
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 15 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 234/4 (RA McLean 56*, CAR Duckworth 13*)
Sat, 16 Feb - day 2 - England 1st innings 87/2 (DJ Insole 30*, PBH May 30*)
Sun, 17 Feb - rest day
Mon, 18 Feb - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 0/0 (AJ Pithey 0*, TL Goddard 0*)
Tue, 19 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 19/1 (PE Richardson 11*, DJ Insole 6*)
Wed, 20 Feb - day 5 - England 2nd innings 214 (78 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - England 2nd innings 214 (78 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 19/1 (PE Richardson 11*, DJ Insole 6*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 0/0 (AJ Pithey 0*, TL Goddard 0*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - England 1st innings 87/2 (DJ Insole 30*, PBH May 30*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 234/4 (RA McLean 56*, CAR Duckworth 13*)
Day 0
  • rest day