Result
4th Test, Leeds, Jul 26-29 1947, South Africa tour of England
175 & 184
(15.4 ov, target 43)
317/7d & 47/0
England won by 10 wickets
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Melville (c) b Edrich0-1300-
DV Dyer c †Evans b Wright9-75-0-
B Mitchell  b Butler53-183-0-
AD Nourse  b Butler51-156-0-
KG Viljoen  b Wright5-22-0-
OC Dawson c Young b Butler5-19-0-
GM Fullerton c Cranston b Edrich13-43-0-
AMB Rowan c Yardley b Edrich0-300-
NBF Mann c Edrich b Cranston29-41-0-
L Tuckett c †Evans b Butler3-800-
VI Smith not out0-100-
Extras(lb 5, nb 2)7
TOTAL(97.1 Ov, RR: 1.8)175
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Alan Melville), 2-23 (Dennis Dyer), 3-113 (Bruce Mitchell), 4-121 (Ken Viljoen), 5-125 (Dudley Nourse), 6-130 (Ossie Dawson), 7-131 (Athol Rowan), 8-158 (George Fullerton), 9-175 (Lindsay Tuckett), 10-175 (Tufty Mann)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HJ Butler28153441.2100
WJ Edrich1744632.7000
JA Young1753101.8200
DVP Wright2092421.2000
K Cranston11.132412.1400
DCS Compton40902.2500
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton run out100-277-0-
C Washbrook  b Mann75-190100-
WJ Edrich c Melville b Mann43-107-0-
DCS Compton c Mitchell b Mann30-69-0-
CJ Barnett c Tuckett b Rowan6-18-0-
NWD Yardley (c)c Nourse b Smith36-68-0-
K Cranston c Melville b Mann3-1900-
TG Evans not out6-24-0-
JA Young not out0-500-
Extras(b 8, lb 8, nb 2)18
TOTAL(154 Ov, RR: 2.05)317/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-141 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-218 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 3-241 (Bill Edrich), 4-253 (Charlie Barnett), 5-289 (Denis Compton), 6-306 (Ken Cranston), 7-316 (Norman Yardley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Tuckett1844802.6600
OC Dawson401203.0000
NBF Mann50206841.3600
VI Smith3698212.2700
AMB Rowan46128911.9300
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Melville (c)c Compton b Young30-70-0-
DV Dyer c Yardley b Edrich2-1000-
B Mitchell  b Young5-19-0-
AD Nourse lbw b Butler57-139-0-
KG Viljoen lbw b Butler29-90-0-
OC Dawson  b Butler17-26-0-
GM Fullerton lbw b Cranston13-55-0-
AMB Rowan not out21-45-0-
NBF Mann c †Evans b Cranston022000.00
L Tuckett  b Cranston022000.00
VI Smith  b Cranston011000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6)10
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 2.3)184
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Dennis Dyer), 2-16 (Bruce Mitchell), 3-59 (Alan Melville), 4-130 (Ken Viljoen), 5-139 (Dudley Nourse), 6-156 (Ossie Dawson), 7-184 (George Fullerton), 8-184 (Tufty Mann), 9-184 (Lindsay Tuckett), 10-184 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HJ Butler2493231.3300
WJ Edrich1423512.5000
JA Young1975422.8400
DVP Wright1473102.2100
K Cranston731241.7100
DCS Compton201005.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 43 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton not out32-38-1-
C Washbrook not out15-38-0-
Extras(null)0
TOTAL(15.4 Ov, RR: 3.0)47/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Tuckett611202.0000
OC Dawson411303.2500
NBF Mann3.401704.6300
B Mitchell21502.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 288
Season1947
Match days26,28,29 July 1947 (4-day match)
Test debut
Jack Young
Harold Butler
George Fullerton
Umpires
Joe Hills
Frank Chester
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 53/0 (L Hutton 32*, C Washbrook 21*)
Sun, 27 Jul - rest day
Mon, 28 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 317/7 (TG Evans 6*, JA Young 0*)
Tue, 29 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 47/0 (15.4 ov) - end of match