Result
3rd Test, Manchester, Jul 5-9 1947, South Africa tour of England
339 & 267
(36.5 ov, target 129)
478 & 130/3
England won by 7 wickets
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Melville (c)c Hutton b Gladwin17-48-0-
DV Dyer  b Edrich62-177-0-
B Mitchell run out80-223-0-
AD Nourse c Yardley b Cranston23-36-0-
KG Viljoen c Compton b Edrich93-243-0-
OC Dawson  b Cranston1-700-
AMB Rowan lbw b Hollies13-54-0-
L Tuckett  b Edrich13-59-0-
NBF Mann c Hollies b Gladwin8-21-0-
JD Lindsay not out9-57-0-
JB Plimsoll c †Evans b Edrich8-16-0-
Extras(b 3, lb 9)12
TOTAL(166.1 Ov, RR: 2.04)339
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Alan Melville), 2-125 (Dennis Dyer), 3-163 (Dudley Nourse), 4-214 (Bruce Mitchell), 5-215 (Ossie Dawson), 6-260 (Athol Rowan), 7-287 (Lindsay Tuckett), 8-298 (Tufty Mann), 9-327 (Ken Viljoen), 10-339 (Jack Plimsoll)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WJ Edrich35.199542.7000
C Gladwin50245821.1600
K Cranston34126421.8800
CJ Barnett831101.3700
DVP Wright913003.3300
WE Hollies2384211.8200
DCS Compton712703.8500
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton c †Lindsay b Plimsoll12-32-0-
C Washbrook c Nourse b Tuckett29-46-0-
WJ Edrich  b Tuckett191-317223-
DCS Compton c Tuckett b Dawson115-195170-
CJ Barnett c sub b Mann5-11-0-
NWD Yardley (c)c Melville b Plimsoll41-61-0-
K Cranston c Dawson b Rowan23-55-0-
TG Evans  b Tuckett27-46-0-
C Gladwin  b Tuckett16-36-0-
DVP Wright not out4-24-0-
WE Hollies c Nourse b Plimsoll5-12-0-
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 1)10
TOTAL(151.3 Ov, RR: 3.15)478
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-48 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-276 (Denis Compton), 4-289 (Charlie Barnett), 5-363 (Norman Yardley), 6-415 (Bill Edrich), 7-439 (Ken Cranston), 8-466 (Godfrey Evans), 9-471 (Cliff Gladwin), 10-478 (Eric Hollies)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Tuckett50514842.9600
JB Plimsoll35.3912833.6000
AMB Rowan1716313.7000
NBF Mann35128512.4200
OC Dawson1424413.1400
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Melville (c) b Edrich59-110-0-
DV Dyer  b Gladwin1-1900-
B Mitchell c Hutton b Compton6-55-0-
AD Nourse  b Edrich115-144132-
KG Viljoen c Hutton b Wright32-99-0-
OC Dawson  b Edrich9-19-0-
AMB Rowan c †Evans b Wright0-500-
L Tuckett lbw b Edrich17-39-0-
NBF Mann c Barnett b Wright9-14-0-
JD Lindsay  b Hollies0-200-
JB Plimsoll not out8-17-0-
Extras(b 5, lb 5, nb 1)11
TOTAL(84.4 Ov, RR: 3.15)267
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Dennis Dyer), 2-42 (Bruce Mitchell), 3-96 (Alan Melville), 4-217 (Ken Viljoen), 5-225 (Dudley Nourse), 6-228 (Athol Rowan), 7-232 (Ossie Dawson), 8-244 (Tufty Mann), 9-244 (Johnny Lindsay), 10-267 (Lindsay Tuckett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WJ Edrich22.447743.3900
C Gladwin1662811.7500
CJ Barnett511202.4000
DVP Wright1023233.2000
WE Hollies1444913.5000
DCS Compton1725813.4100
England 2nd Innings (target: 129 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton c Dawson b Mann24-71-0-
C Washbrook c †Lindsay b Dawson40-53-0-
WJ Edrich not out22-50-0-
DCS Compton hit wicket b Mann6-17-0-
CJ Barnett not out19-14-0-
Extras(b 9, lb 8, nb 2)19
TOTAL(36.5 Ov, RR: 3.52)130/3
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-80 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 3-103 (Denis Compton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Tuckett502605.2000
JB Plimsoll401503.7500
AMB Rowan401303.2500
NBF Mann1481921.3500
OC Dawson9.523813.8600
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 287
Season1947
Match days5,7,8,9 July 1947 (4-day match)
Test debut
Ken Cranston
Cliff Gladwin
Dennis Dyer
Jack Plimsoll
Umpires
Frank Chester
Alfred Coleman
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 05 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 278/6 (KG Viljoen 66*, L Tuckett 6*)
Sun, 06 Jul - rest day
Mon, 07 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 311/4 (WJ Edrich 141*, NWD Yardley 1*)
Tue, 08 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 14/1 (A Melville 12*, B Mitchell 0*)
Wed, 09 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 130/3 (36.5 ov) - end of match