Result
5th Test, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of South Africa at Port Elizabeth, Mar 5-9 1949
379 & 187/3d
23.7 ov, target 172
395 & 174/7
England won by 3 wickets
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
B Mitchell c †Griffith b Bedser99-397-0-
EAB Rowan c Watkins b Gladwin3--00-
KG Viljoen  b Bedser2--00-
AD Nourse (c) b Bedser73---0-
WW Wade c Compton b Jenkins125-350-0-
JE Cheetham c & b Bedser2--00-
OC Dawson c Gladwin b Jenkins20---0-
AMB Rowan not out29---0-
L Tuckett  b Jenkins2--00-
NBF Mann c Compton b Gladwin11---0-
CN McCarthy  b Gladwin3--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 3)10
TOTAL(143.5 Ov, RR: 1.97)379
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Eric Rowan), 2-13 (Ken Viljoen), 3-114 (Dudley Nourse), 4-264 (Bruce Mitchell), 5-282 (Jack Cheetham), 6-330 (Billy Wade), 7-336 (Ossie Dawson), 8-338 (Lindsay Tuckett), 9-375 (Tufty Mann), 10-379 (Cuan McCarthy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser3896141.2000
C Gladwin30.567031.7100
RO Jenkins1525332.6500
AJ Watkins502403.6000
JA Young48912201.9000
DCS Compton703904.1700
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
L Hutton c Dawson b AMB Rowan46---1-
C Washbrook c Dawson b AMB Rowan36---0-
JF Crapp  b McCarthy4---0-
DCS Compton c †Wade b Mann49---0-
AJ Watkins c AMB Rowan b Mann14---0-
FG Mann (c)not out136-230121-
RO Jenkins lbw b Mann29---0-
AV Bedser c Mitchell b AMB Rowan33---0-
C Gladwin c Dawson b AMB Rowan10---0-
SC Griffith c EAB Rowan b AMB Rowan5---0-
JA Young c †Wade b McCarthy0--00-
Extras(b 11, lb 18, nb 4)33
TOTAL(141.4 Ov, RR: 2.09)395
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-82 (Jack Crapp), 3-96 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 4-149 (Allan Watkins), 5-168 (Denis Compton), 6-268 (Roly Jenkins), 7-341 (Sir Alec Bedser), 8-362 (Cliff Gladwin), 9-390 (Billy Griffith), 10-395 (Jack Young)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CN McCarthy17.414221.8000
OC Dawson301002.5000
L Tuckett502203.3000
AMB Rowan60916752.0800
NBF Mann51189531.3900
B Mitchell502603.9000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
B Mitchell c †Griffith b Bedser56---0-
EAB Rowan c Jenkins b Young37---0-
JE Cheetham c Compton b Young18---0-
AD Nourse (c)not out30---0-
WW Wade not out34---0-
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 1)12
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 2.41)187/3d
Did not bat: KG Viljoen, OC Dawson, AMB Rowan, L Tuckett, NBF Mann, CN McCarthy 
Fall of wickets: 1-101 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-101 (Eric Rowan), 3-127 (Jack Cheetham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser1634312.0100
C Gladwin621401.7500
RO Jenkins402705.0600
JA Young2393421.1000
DCS Compton905704.7500
England 2nd Innings (target: 172 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
L Hutton st †Wade b AMB Rowan32-27-0-
C Washbrook c AMB Rowan b Mann40---1-
DCS Compton c Cheetham b AMB Rowan42---0-
FG Mann (c)c Dawson b Mann2--00-
AV Bedser c Nourse b AMB Rowan1--00-
JF Crapp not out26---0-
C Gladwin c Tuckett b Mann15---1-
SC Griffith  b Mann02-000.00
AJ Watkins not out5---0-
Extras(b 3, lb 8)11
TOTAL(23.7 Ov, RR: 5.46)174/7
Did not bat: RO Jenkins, JA Young 
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-104 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-124 (George Mann), 4-125 (Denis Compton), 5-125 (Sir Alec Bedser), 6-152 (Cliff Gladwin), 7-153 (Billy Griffith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CN McCarthy202007.5000
L Tuckett201304.8700
AMB Rowan1006534.8700
NBF Mann9.706544.9300
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of South Africa 1948/49
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 313
Season1948/49
Match days5,7,8,9 March 1949 (4-day match)
debut
Jack Cheetham
Umpires
Richard Ashman
Dal Collins
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 05 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 219/3 (B Mitchell 73*, WW Wade 63*)
Sun, 06 Mar - rest day
Mon, 07 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 80/1 (L Hutton 37*, JF Crapp 2*)
Tue, 08 Mar - day 3 - England 1st innings 390/9 (FG Mann 131*)
Wed, 09 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 174/7 (23.7 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 174/7 (23.7 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • day 3 - England 1st innings 390/9 (FG Mann 131*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - England 1st innings 80/1 (L Hutton 37*, JF Crapp 2*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 219/3 (B Mitchell 73*, WW Wade 63*)
Day 0
  • rest day