Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 24-30 1952, South Africa tour of Australia
227 & 388
(95.1 ov, target 373)
243 & 290
South Africa won by 82 runs
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew  b Lindwall46-16320-
JHB Waite c Lindwall b Miller015000.00
WR Endean c Benaud b Lindwall2-1300-
KJ Funston c Ring b Miller9-3800-
RA McLean c Lindwall b Ring27-4020-
JE Cheetham (c)c Johnston b Miller15-2800-
JC Watkins c †Langley b Benaud19-5010-
PNF Mansell  b Lindwall24-4240-
ARA Murray c Johnston b Benaud51-10650-
HJ Tayfield c †Langley b Miller23-5910-
MG Melle not out4-2000-
Extras(b 4, lb 3)7
TOTAL(71.6 Ov, RR: 2.37)227
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (John Waite), 2-9 (Russell Endean), 3-27 (Ken Funston), 4-63 (Roy McLean), 5-93 (Jack Cheetham), 6-112 (Jackie McGlew), 7-126 (John Watkins), 8-156 (Percy Mansell), 9-207 (Hugh Tayfield), 10-227 (Anton Murray)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall1422931.5500
KR Miller2136242.2100
WA Johnston1223702.3100
DT Ring1817213.0000
R Benaud6.612022.2200
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c sub b Mansell82-16570-
AR Morris c & b Tayfield43-10710-
RN Harvey c Cheetham b Tayfield11-1610-
AL Hassett (c)c Melle b Mansell18-5410-
KR Miller c Endean b Tayfield52-10151-
GB Hole c †Waite b Mansell13-2710-
R Benaud  b Tayfield5-2200-
RR Lindwall run out1-1000-
DT Ring c McGlew b Tayfield14-2220-
GRA Langley not out2-1000-
WA Johnston lbw b Tayfield0-200-
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(71.4 Ov, RR: 2.54)243
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Arthur Morris), 2-98 (Neil Harvey), 3-155 (Colin McDonald), 4-158 (Lindsay Hassett), 5-188 (Graeme Hole), 6-211 (Richie Benaud), 7-219 (Ray Lindwall), 8-239 (Doug Ring), 9-243 (Keith Miller), 10-243 (Bill Johnston)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MG Melle1407303.9100
JC Watkins611501.8700
ARA Murray311102.7500
HJ Tayfield29.498462.1300
PNF Mansell1935832.2800
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ McGlew st †Langley b Ring13-4710-
JHB Waite c Hole b Miller62-19550-
WR Endean not out162-45290-
KJ Funston run out26-7320-
RA McLean lbw b Miller42-6560-
JE Cheetham (c)lbw b Johnston6-4300-
JC Watkins  b Johnston3-1600-
PNF Mansell  b Miller18-4040-
ARA Murray st †Langley b Ring23-3930-
HJ Tayfield lbw b Lindwall22-2950-
MG Melle  b Lindwall0-200-
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 1, w 4)11
TOTAL(128.5 Ov, RR: 2.26)388
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Jackie McGlew), 2-134 (John Waite), 3-196 (Ken Funston), 4-261 (Roy McLean), 5-284 (Jack Cheetham), 6-290 (John Watkins), 7-317 (Percy Mansell), 8-353 (Anton Murray), 9-388 (Hugh Tayfield), 10-388 (Michael Melle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall31.548722.0600
KR Miller2255131.7300
WA Johnston3197721.8600
DT Ring31511522.7800
R Benaud602302.8700
GB Hole702402.5700
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 373 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c Mansell b Murray23-5330-
AR Morris c Watkins b Melle1-1200-
AL Hassett (c)lbw b Tayfield21-9520-
RN Harvey c Watkins b Tayfield60-9460-
KR Miller  b Tayfield31-6120-
GRA Langley  b Tayfield4-1300-
GB Hole  b Tayfield25-4940-
R Benaud c Melle b Tayfield45-17640-
RR Lindwall  b Melle19-6130-
DT Ring c Melle b Tayfield53-8160-
WA Johnston not out028000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 1)8
TOTAL(95.1 Ov, RR: 2.28)290
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Arthur Morris), 2-34 (Colin McDonald), 3-76 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-131 (Neil Harvey), 5-139 (Gil Langley), 6-148 (Keith Miller), 7-181 (Graeme Hole), 8-216 (Ray Lindwall), 9-277 (Richie Benaud), 10-290 (Doug Ring)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MG Melle1123922.6500
JC Watkins1023402.5500
ARA Murray2375911.9200
HJ Tayfield37.1138171.6300
PNF Mansell1426903.6900
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 361
Season1952/53
Match days24,26,27,29,30 December 1952 (5-day match)
Umpires
Herb Elphinstone
Mel McInnes
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 24 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 26/0 (CC McDonald 14*, AR Morris 11*)
Thu, 25 Dec - rest day
Fri, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 6/0 (DJ McGlew 4*, JHB Waite 2*)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 267/4 (WR Endean 115*, JE Cheetham 2*)
Sun, 28 Dec - rest day
Mon, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 132/4 (KR Miller 23*, GRA Langley 0*)
Tue, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 290 (95.1 ov) - end of match