Result
1st Test, Durban, Dec 11-15 1953, New Zealand tour of South Africa
437/9d
(f/o)
230 & 149 (82.1 ov)
South Africa won by an innings and 58 runs
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew  b MacGibbon84-20590-
JHB Waite  b Overton43-163-0-
WR Endean  b MacGibbon6---0-
KJ Funston lbw b Reid39---0-
RA McLean c Chapple b Blair101-138110-
JC Watkins c †Mooney b MacGibbon29---0-
JE Cheetham (c) b Rabone17---0-
CB van Ryneveld not out68-10150-
HJ Tayfield  b Overton28---1-
ARA Murray  b Blair0--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 8, nb 3, w 1)22
TOTAL(115 Ov, RR: 2.85)437/9d
Did not bat: NAT Adcock 
Fall of wickets: 1-113 (John Waite), 2-140 (Russell Endean), 3-143 (Jackie McGlew), 4-278 (Ken Funston), 5-294 (Roy McLean), 6-335 (Jack Cheetham), 7-337 (John Watkins), 8-422 (Hugh Tayfield), 9-437 (Anton Murray)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RW Blair22210423.5400
JR Reid1624912.2900
GWF Overton2789222.5500
AR MacGibbon2747332.0200
MB Poore503004.5000
EW Dempster1013602.7000
GO Rabone803112.9000
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Sutcliffe c †Waite b Tayfield20---0-
GO Rabone (c)lbw b Tayfield107-36190-
ME Chapple  b Tayfield1--00-
JR Reid  b Tayfield6---0-
LSM Miller lbw b van Ryneveld13---0-
MB Poore c Cheetham b Tayfield32---0-
FLH Mooney  b Watkins9---0-
AR MacGibbon st †Waite b van Ryneveld21---0-
EW Dempster not out7---0-
RW Blair  b Tayfield2--00-
GWF Overton  b van Ryneveld2--00-
Extras(b 9, lb 1)10
TOTAL(105.6 Ov, RR: 1.63)230
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Bert Sutcliffe), 2-53 (Murray Chapple), 3-75 (John Reid), 4-100 (Lawrie Miller), 5-162 (Matt Poore), 6-181 (Frank Mooney), 7-215 (Tony MacGibbon), 8-215 (Geoff Rabone), 9-219 (Bob Blair), 10-230 (Guy Overton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NAT Adcock1935202.0500
JC Watkins1552811.4000
ARA Murray75900.9600
HJ Tayfield36176261.2900
CB van Ryneveld28.666931.8000
New Zealand 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Sutcliffe c Endean b Tayfield16---0-
ME Chapple c Funston b Watkins1--00-
JR Reid c Funston b Watkins0--00-
FLH Mooney c †Waite b Adcock7---0-
GO Rabone (c) b Adcock68-18470-
LSM Miller lbw b Murray18---0-
MB Poore st †Waite b van Ryneveld1--00-
AR MacGibbon c Watkins b Tayfield19---0-
EW Dempster c McGlew b Adcock0--00-
RW Blair st †Waite b Tayfield6---0-
GWF Overton not out3--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 3, nb 1)10
TOTAL(82.1 Ov, RR: 1.36)149
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Murray Chapple), 2-15 (John Reid), 3-24 (Bert Sutcliffe), 4-36 (Frank Mooney), 5-85 (Lawrie Miller), 6-103 (Matt Poore), 7-125 (Geoff Rabone), 8-125 (Eric Dempster), 9-146 (Tony MacGibbon), 10-149 (Bob Blair)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NAT Adcock1443832.0300
JC Watkins1471620.8500
ARA Murray74810.8500
HJ Tayfield26.1123531.0000
CB van Ryneveld2194211.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of South Africa
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 377
Season1953/54
Match days11,12,14,15 December 1953 (4-day match)
Test debut
Neil Adcock
Guy Overton
Umpires
Basil Malan
Okey McCabe
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 11 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 278/3 (KJ Funston 39*, RA McLean 93*)
Sat, 12 Dec - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 70/2 (GO Rabone 40*, JR Reid 5*)
Sun, 13 Dec - rest day
Mon, 14 Dec - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 22/2 (B Sutcliffe 15*, FLH Mooney 5*)
Tue, 15 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 149 (82.1 ov) - end of match