Result
1st Test, Brisbane, Nov 27 - Dec 3 1931, South Africa tour of Australia
450
(f/o)
170 & 117 (60.1 ov)
Australia won by an innings and 163 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WM Woodfull (c)lbw b Vincent76-17880-
WH Ponsford c Mitchell b Bell19-4030-
DG Bradman lbw b Vincent226-277220-
AF Kippax c †Cameron b Vincent1-1000-
SJ McCabe c Vincent b Morkel27-5020-
HC Nitschke c †Cameron b Bell6-2300-
RK Oxenham  b Bell1-300-
WAS Oldfield not out56-11751-
CV Grimmett  b Bell14-30-0-
TW Wall lbw b Quinn14-35-0-
H Ironmonger  b Quinn2-300-
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 1, w 1)8
TOTAL(137.3 Ov, RR: 3.27)450
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Bill Ponsford), 2-195 (Bill Woodfull), 3-211 (Alan Kippax), 4-292 (Stan McCabe), 5-316 (Jack Nitschke), 6-320 (Ron Oxenham), 7-380 (Sir Donald Bradman), 8-407 (Clarrie Grimmett), 9-446 (Tim Wall), 10-450 (Bert Ironmonger)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AJ Bell42512042.8500
DPB Morkel1315714.3800
NA Quinn38.3611322.9300
CL Vincent34010032.9400
Q McMillan1005205.2000
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JAJ Christy  b Wall24-9620-
SH Curnow  b Ironmonger11-4520-
B Mitchell run out58-29160-
HB Cameron (c) †st †Oldfield b Grimmett4-1000-
HW Taylor  b Wall41-10050-
EL Dalton c & b Ironmonger11-3710-
Q McMillan c Oxenham b Ironmonger0-200-
DPB Morkel c McCabe b Ironmonger3-6300-
CL Vincent c Nitschke b Grimmett10-4000-
NA Quinn c sub b Ironmonger1-2500-
AJ Bell not out1-600-
Extras(b 2, lb 4)6
TOTAL(138.1 Ov, RR: 1.23)170
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Syd Curnow), 2-44 (Jim Christy), 3-49 (Jock Cameron), 4-129 (Herbie Taylor), 5-140 (Eric Dalton), 6-140 (Quintin McMillan), 7-152 (Denys Morkel), 8-157 (Bruce Mitchell), 9-169 (Neville Quinn), 10-170 (Cyril Vincent)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TW Wall28143921.3900
SJ McCabe1141601.4500
CV Grimmett41.1214921.1900
H Ironmonger47294250.8900
RK Oxenham1151801.6300
South Africa 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JAJ Christy c McCabe b Ironmonger15-2011-
SH Curnow  b Grimmett8-7110-
B Mitchell  b Wall0-800-
HB Cameron (c) † b Ironmonger21-72-1-
HW Taylor c Oxenham b Ironmonger47-8370-
EL Dalton  b Wall6-30-0-
DPB Morkel  b Wall5-22-0-
Q McMillan c Nitschke b Wall011000.00
CL Vincent c sub b Wall1-1000-
NA Quinn c McCabe b Ironmonger011000.00
AJ Bell not out0-200-
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 3)14
TOTAL(60.1 Ov, RR: 1.94)117
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Jim Christy), 2-19 (Bruce Mitchell), 3-34 (Syd Curnow), 4-78 (Jock Cameron), 5-97 (Eric Dalton), 6-111 (Denys Morkel), 7-111 (Quintin McMillan), 8-117 (Herbie Taylor), 9-117 (Neville Quinn), 10-117 (Cyril Vincent)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TW Wall15.171450.9200
H Ironmonger30164441.4600
CV Grimmett1534513.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 212
Season1931/32
Match days27,28,30 November, 1,2,3 December 1931 (timeless match)
Test debut
Jack Nitschke
Umpires
George Borwick
George Hele
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 27 Nov - day 1 - Australia 341/6 (DG Bradman 200*, WAS Oldfield 3*)
Sat, 28 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 126/3 (B Mitchell 45*, HW Taylor 38*)
Sun, 29 Nov - rest day
Mon, 30 Nov - day 3 - no play
Tue, 01 Dec - day 4 - no play
Wed, 02 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 152/6 (B Mitchell 53*, DPB Morkel 3*)
Thu, 03 Dec - day 6 - South Africa 117 (60.1 ov) - end of match