Result
3rd Test, Manchester, Jul 7-12 1955, South Africa tour of England
284 & 381
(30.3 ov, target 145)
521/8d & 145/7
South Africa won by 3 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Kenyon c †Waite b Heine5-3500-
TW Graveney c Tayfield b Adcock0-1200-
PBH May (c)c Mansell b Goddard34-8250-
DCS Compton c †Waite b Adcock158-336220-
MC Cowdrey c Mansell b Tayfield1-700-
TE Bailey c †Waite b Adcock44-17560-
FJ Titmus lbw b Heine0-1800-
TG Evans c Keith b Heine036000.00
GAR Lock not out19-9010-
FH Tyson  b Goddard2-1800-
AV Bedser lbw b Goddard1-700-
Extras(b 13, lb 6, w 1)20
TOTAL(126 Ov, RR: 2.25)284
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Tom Graveney), 2-22 (Don Kenyon), 3-70 (Peter May), 4-75 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-219 (Trevor Bailey), 6-234 (Fred Titmus), 7-242 (Godfrey Evans), 8-271 (Denis Compton), 9-280 (Frank Tyson), 10-284 (Sir Alec Bedser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PS Heine2447132.9500
NAT Adcock2855231.8500
HJ Tayfield35155711.6200
TL Goddard27105231.9200
PNF Mansell621302.1600
HJ Keith621903.1600
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew (c)not out104-287100-
TL Goddard c †Graveney b Tyson62-19970-
HJ Keith c †Graveney b Bailey38-18030-
PNF Mansell lbw b Lock7-4310-
WR Endean c †Evans b Lock5-1700-
RA McLean  b Tyson3-1200-
JHB Waite c Kenyon b Bedser113-339120-
PL Winslow lbw b Bedser108-188133-
HJ Tayfield  b Tyson28-11030-
PS Heine not out22-2140-
Extras(b 15, lb 12, nb 3, w 1)31
TOTAL(195 Ov, RR: 2.67)521/8d
Did not bat: NAT Adcock 
Fall of wickets: 1-147 (Trevor Goddard), 1-147* (Jackie McGlew, retired not out ), 2-171 (Percy Mansell), 3-179 (Russell Endean), 4-182 (Roy McLean), 5-245 (Headley Keith), 6-416 (Paul Winslow), 7-457 (John Waite), 8-494 (Hugh Tayfield)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser3129222.9600
FH Tyson44512432.8100
TE Bailey37810212.7500
GAR Lock642412121.8900
FJ Titmus1975102.6800
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Kenyon c †Waite b Heine1-2100-
TW Graveney  b Adcock1-1600-
PBH May (c) b Mansell117-269160-
DCS Compton c Mansell b Heine71-103120-
MC Cowdrey c Goddard b Heine50-25060-
GAR Lock c McGlew b Adcock17-7620-
TE Bailey not out38-14950-
FJ Titmus c Mansell b Adcock19-6640-
FH Tyson  b Heine8-1510-
AV Bedser c †Waite b Heine3-2500-
TG Evans c McLean b Tayfield36-3470-
Extras(b 13, lb 5, w 2)20
TOTAL(173.5 Ov, RR: 2.19)381
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Tom Graveney), 2-2 (Don Kenyon), 3-126 (Denis Compton), 4-234 (Peter May), 5-270 (Tony Lock), 6-274 (Colin Cowdrey), 7-304 (Fred Titmus), 8-325 (Frank Tyson), 9-333 (Sir Alec Bedser), 10-381 (Godfrey Evans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PS Heine3288652.6800
NAT Adcock28124831.7100
HJ Tayfield51.52110211.9600
TL Goddard47219201.9500
PNF Mansell1533312.2000
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 145 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew (c) b Tyson48-10850-
TL Goddard c May b Bedser8-1710-
HJ Keith  b Bedser0-600-
RA McLean run out50-7171-
PL Winslow  b Tyson168812200.00
PNF Mansell lbw b Tyson4-1300-
JHB Waite not out10-2720-
WR Endean c Titmus b Lock2-800-
HJ Tayfield not out1-1200-
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL(30.3 Ov, RR: 4.75)145/7
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Trevor Goddard), 2-23 (Headley Keith), 3-95 (Roy McLean), 4-112 (Paul Winslow), 5-129 (Percy Mansell), 6-132 (Jackie McGlew), 7-135 (Russell Endean)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser1016126.1000
FH Tyson13.325534.0700
GAR Lock722313.2800
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 410
Season1955
Match days7,8,9,11,12 July 1955 (5-day match)
Umpires
Frank Lee
Dai Davies
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 264/7 (DCS Compton 155*, GAR Lock 6*)
Fri, 08 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 199/4 (HJ Keith 22*, JHB Waite 14*)
Sat, 09 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 482/7 (DJ McGlew 89*, HJ Tayfield 26*)
Sun, 10 Jul - rest day
Mon, 11 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 250/4 (MC Cowdrey 42*, GAR Lock 3*)
Tue, 12 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 145/7 (30.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • DJ McGlew (1) retired hurt on 77* from 147/1 to 457/7
  • TW Graveney kept wickets in place of TG Evans who was injured (fractured right little finger) while keeping wickets in the 1st Innings.