2nd Test, Lord's, Jun 23-27 1955, South Africa tour of England
133 & 353
(57.4 ov, target 183)
304 & 111
England won by 71 runs
England 1st Innings
D Kenyon  b Adcock1-2500-
TW Graveney c †Waite b Heine15-60-0-
PBH May (c)c Tayfield b Heine0-600-
DCS Compton c Keith b Heine20---0-
KF Barrington  b Heine34-9750-
TE Bailey lbw b Goddard13-60-0-
TG Evans c †Waite b Heine20---0-
FJ Titmus lbw b Goddard4---0-
JH Wardle c Tayfield b Goddard20--12-
JB Statham c McLean b Goddard0--00-
FS Trueman not out2--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 2)4
TOTAL(54.2 Ov, RR: 2.44)133
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Don Kenyon), 2-8 (Peter May), 3-30 (Tom Graveney), 4-45 (Denis Compton), 5-82 (Trevor Bailey), 6-98 (Ken Barrington), 7-111 (Godfrey Evans), 8-111 (Fred Titmus), 9-111 (Brian Statham), 10-133 (Johnny Wardle)
PS Heine2576052.4000
NAT Adcock831011.2500
TL Goddard21.285942.7600
South Africa 1st Innings
DJ McGlew c †Evans b Statham011000.00
TL Goddard c †Evans b Trueman04-000.00
JE Cheetham (c)lbw b Bailey13-75-0-
WR Endean lbw b Wardle48-110-0-
RA McLean  b Statham142-213211-
JHB Waite c †Evans b Trueman8---0-
HJ Keith c Titmus b Wardle57-20080-
PNF Mansell c Graveney b Wardle2--00-
HJ Tayfield  b Titmus21---0-
PS Heine st †Evans b Wardle2--00-
NAT Adcock not out00-00-
Extras(b 6, lb 1, nb 4)11
TOTAL(102 Ov, RR: 2.98)304
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Jackie McGlew), 2-7 (Trevor Goddard), 3-51 (Jack Cheetham), 4-101 (Russell Endean), 5-138 (John Waite), 6-247 (Roy McLean), 7-259 (Percy Mansell), 8-302 (Hugh Tayfield), 9-304 (Headley Keith), 10-304 (Peter Heine)
JB Statham2794921.8100
FS Trueman1627324.5600
TE Bailey1625613.5000
JH Wardle29106542.2400
FJ Titmus1435013.5700
England 2nd Innings
D Kenyon lbw b Goddard2--00-
TW Graveney c Heine b Goddard60-20050-
PBH May (c)hit wicket b Heine112-270180-
DCS Compton c Mansell b Goddard69-148110-
KF Barrington c McLean b Tayfield18---0-
TE Bailey c Adcock b Tayfield22---0-
TG Evans c & b Tayfield14-20-0-
JH Wardle c Heine b Tayfield4--10-
FJ Titmus c †Waite b Adcock16--10-
JB Statham  b Tayfield11---0-
FS Trueman not out6---0-
Extras(b 15, lb 2, nb 2)19
TOTAL(149.5 Ov, RR: 2.35)353
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Don Kenyon), 2-141 (Tom Graveney), 3-237 (Peter May), 4-277 (Ken Barrington), 5-285 (Denis Compton), 6-302 (Godfrey Evans), 7-306 (Johnny Wardle), 8-336 (Fred Titmus), 9-336 (Trevor Bailey), 10-353 (Brian Statham)
PS Heine2958713.0000
NAT Adcock2556412.5600
TL Goddard55239631.7400
HJ Tayfield38.5128052.0600
PNF Mansell20703.5000
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 183 runs)
DJ McGlew lbw b Statham021000.00
TL Goddard c †Evans b Statham10-30-0-
JE Cheetham (c)retired hurt3--00-
HJ Tayfield c †Evans b Statham3-5500-
WR Endean c †Evans b Statham28-90-0-
RA McLean  b Statham8---0-
HJ Keith c Graveney b Statham5---0-
JHB Waite lbw b Statham9---0-
PNF Mansell c Kenyon b Wardle16---0-
PS Heine c Kenyon b Wardle14---0-
NAT Adcock not out00-00-
Extras(b 11, lb 3, nb 1)15
TOTAL(57.4 Ov, RR: 1.92)111
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Jackie McGlew), 2-17 (Trevor Goddard), 2-17* (Jack Cheetham, retired not out ), 3-40 (Hugh Tayfield), 4-54 (Roy McLean), 5-63 (Russell Endean), 6-75 (John Waite), 7-78 (Headley Keith), 8-111 (Peter Heine), 9-111 (Percy Mansell)
JB Statham29123971.3400
FS Trueman1923902.0500
JH Wardle9.441821.8600
Lord's, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 409
Match days23,24,25,27 June 1955 (5-day match)
Test debut
Fred Titmus
Peter Heine
Laurie Gray
Frank Chester
Thu, 23 Jun - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 142/5 (RA McLean 62*, HJ Keith 0*)
Fri, 24 Jun - day 2 - England 2nd innings 108/1 (TW Graveney 53*, PBH May 50*)
Sat, 25 Jun - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 17/2 (JE Cheetham 3*, HJ Tayfield 0*)
Sun, 26 Jun - rest day
Mon, 27 Jun - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 111 (57.4 ov) - end of match
  • JE Cheetham retired hurt at 17/2