Result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 16-20 1947, South Africa tour of England
427 & 325/6d
(141 ov, target 451)
302 & 423/7
Match drawn
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Scorecard summary
England427(190 overs)1st Innings
South Africa302(131 overs)1st Innings
England325/6d(77 overs)2nd Innings
South Africa423/7(141 overs)2nd Innings
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 289
Season1947
Match days16,18,19,20 August 1947 (4-day match)
Test debut
Jack Robertson
Dick Howorth
Umpires
Jack Smart
Herbert Baldwin