Result
2nd Test, Lord's, Jun 21-25 1947, South Africa tour of England
(12.1 ov, target 26)
554/8d & 26/0
(f/o)
327 & 252
England won by 10 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton  b Rowan181211101014.87
C Washbrook c Tuckett b Dawson65-140-0-
WJ Edrich  b Mann189-361261-
DCS Compton c Rowan b Tuckett208-354200-
CJ Barnett  b Tuckett33-31-0-
NWD Yardley (c)c Rowan b Tuckett5-17-0-
TG Evans  b Tuckett16-17-0-
GH Pope not out8-10-0-
AV Bedser  b Tuckett0-100-
Extras(b 2, lb 10)12
TOTAL(215 Ov, RR: 2.57)554/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-96 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-466 (Bill Edrich), 4-515 (Denis Compton), 5-526 (Charlie Barnett), 6-541 (Norman Yardley), 7-554 (Godfrey Evans), 8-554 (Sir Alec Bedser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Tuckett47811552.4400
OC Dawson33118112.4500
NBF Mann53169911.8600
AMB Rowan651117412.6700
VI Smith1727304.2900
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Mitchell st †Evans b Compton46-95-0-
A Melville (c)c Bedser b Hollies117-253130-
KG Viljoen  b Wright1-800-
AD Nourse lbw b Wright61-159-0-
OC Dawson c Barnett b Hollies36-103-0-
TA Harris st †Evans b Compton30-83-0-
AMB Rowan  b Wright8-11-0-
L Tuckett  b Wright5-22-0-
NBF Mann  b Wright4-12-0-
JD Lindsay not out7-31-0-
VI Smith c Edrich b Pope11-24-0-
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(142.2 Ov, RR: 2.29)327
Fall of wickets: 1-95 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-104 (Ken Viljoen), 3-222 (Alan Melville), 4-230 (Dudley Nourse), 5-290 (Tony Harris), 6-300 (Ossie Dawson), 7-302 (Athol Rowan), 8-308 (Tufty Mann), 9-309 (Lindsay Tuckett), 10-327 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WJ Edrich912202.4400
AV Bedser2617602.9200
GH Pope19.254912.5300
DVP Wright39109552.4300
WE Hollies28105221.8500
DCS Compton21113221.5200
South Africa 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Mitchell c Edrich b Wright80-253-0-
A Melville (c) b Edrich8-36-0-
KG Viljoen  b Edrich6-15-0-
AD Nourse  b Edrich58-102-0-
OC Dawson c Edrich b Compton33-99-0-
TA Harris c Yardley b Compton3-1300-
AMB Rowan not out38-98-0-
L Tuckett lbw b Wright9-37-0-
NBF Mann  b Wright5-9-0-
JD Lindsay c Yardley b Wright5-36-0-
VI Smith c Edrich b Wright0-100-
Extras(b 3, lb 4)7
TOTAL(127.2 Ov, RR: 1.97)252
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Alan Melville), 2-28 (Ken Viljoen), 3-120 (Dudley Nourse), 4-192 (Bruce Mitchell), 5-192 (Ossie Dawson), 6-201 (Tony Harris), 7-224 (Lindsay Tuckett), 8-236 (Tufty Mann), 9-252 (Johnny Lindsay), 10-252 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WJ Edrich1353132.3800
AV Bedser1462001.4200
GH Pope1773602.1100
DVP Wright32.268052.4700
WE Hollies2073201.6000
DCS Compton31104621.4800
England 2nd Innings (target: 26 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton not out13-30-0-
C Washbrook not out13-30-0-
Extras0
TOTAL(12.1 Ov, RR: 2.13)26/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Tuckett30401.3300
OC Dawson62601.0000
NBF Mann3.111605.0500
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 286
Season1947
Match days21,23,24,25 June 1947 (4-day match)
Test debut
George Pope
Umpires
Herbert Baldwin
Dai Davies
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 21 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 312/2 (WJ Edrich 109*, DCS Compton 110*)
Sun, 22 Jun - rest day
Mon, 23 Jun - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 167/2 (A Melville 96*, AD Nourse 24*)
Tue, 24 Jun - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 120/2 (B Mitchell 47*, AD Nourse 58*)
Wed, 25 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 26/0 (12.1 ov) - end of match