Result
5th Test, Durban, Feb 21-25 1931, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of South Africa
252 & 219/7d
(14.1 ov, target 242)
230 & 72/4
Match drawn
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
IJ Siedle c & b White57-21210-
B Mitchell  b Hammond73-20340-
JAJ Christy  b Peebles16-3410-
HW Taylor c & b Peebles16-3420-
KG Viljoen c Hammond b Tate16-6900-
HB Cameron (c) † b Voce4-610-
EL Dalton c †Farrimond b Hammond31-7410-
Q McMillan not out29-6430-
CL Vincent c Chapman b Peebles6-3000-
AJ Bell  b Voce0-700-
JAK Cochran  b Peebles4-310-
Extras(null)0
TOTAL(130.4 Ov, RR: 1.92, 352 Mts)252
Fall of wickets: 1-127 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-131 (Jack Siedle), 3-157 (Herbie Taylor), 4-163 (Jim Christy), 5-168 (Jock Cameron), 6-203 (Ken Viljoen), 7-221 (Eric Dalton), 8-242 (Cyril Vincent), 9-243 (Sandy Bell), 10-252 (John Cochran)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MW Tate2263511.5900
WR Hammond1963621.8900
W Voce27105121.8800
IAR Peebles27.436742.4200
JC White3596311.8000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RES Wyatt c †Cameron b Bell24-9010-
WR Hammond c Mitchell b Vincent29-8700-
M Leyland lbw b Bell8-3800-
EH Hendren c McMillan b Vincent30-5621-
MJL Turnbull  b McMillan6-2800-
W Farrimond c Taylor b Vincent35-8720-
APF Chapman (c)c McMillan b Vincent24-2020-
MW Tate  b Vincent50-9750-
W Voce c Bell b McMillan0-700-
JC White c & b Vincent10-4610-
IAR Peebles not out2-1500-
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 3)12
TOTAL(101.2 Ov, RR: 2.26, 287 Mts)230
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Wally Hammond), 2-56 (Bob Wyatt), 3-87 (Maurice Leyland), 4-101 (Patsy Hendren), 5-101 (Maurice Turnbull), 6-126 (Percy Chapman), 7-188 (Bill Farrimond), 8-188 (Bill Voce), 9-223 (Maurice Tate), 10-230 (Jack White)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AJ Bell3046322.1000
JAK Cochran2354702.0400
CL Vincent31.295161.6200
Q McMillan1735723.3500
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
IJ Siedle c Chapman b White30-8800-
B Mitchell c Hammond b Voce21-6310-
JAJ Christy st †Farrimond b Peebles37-8221-
HW Taylor lbw b Peebles14-3900-
KG Viljoen c Chapman b Voce18-5620-
EL Dalton st †Farrimond b Peebles11-1820-
HB Cameron (c) †not out41-6230-
Q McMillan c Chapman b Wyatt28-6511-
CL Vincent not out5-810-
Extras(b 8, lb 3, nb 3)14
TOTAL(82 Ov, RR: 2.67, 237 Mts)219/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-64 (Jack Siedle), 3-91 (Herbie Taylor), 4-110 (Jim Christy), 5-126 (Eric Dalton), 6-143 (Ken Viljoen), 7-208 (Quintin McMillan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MW Tate921701.8800
WR Hammond502805.6000
W Voce2214622.0900
IAR Peebles2547132.8400
JC White1763712.1700
RES Wyatt42611.5000
England 2nd Innings (target: 242 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RES Wyatt c Mitchell b Christy1-400-
WR Hammond c Vincent b Bell28-1941-
W Farrimond c †Cameron b Taylor9-2020-
MJL Turnbull c & b Siedle7-2500-
MW Tate not out24-1903-
Extras(b 2, lb 1)3
TOTAL(14.1 Ov, RR: 5.08, 47 Mts)72/4
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Bob Wyatt), 2-31 (Wally Hammond), 3-40 (Bill Farrimond), 4-72 (Maurice Turnbull)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AJ Bell301414.6600
JAJ Christy411714.2500
HW Taylor301314.3300
IJ Siedle3.11712.2100
B Mitchell1018018.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of South Africa
Series resultSouth Africa won the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 207
Season1930/31
Match days21,23,24,25 February 1931 (4-day match)
Test debut
John Cochran
Umpires
Albert King
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 21 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 32/0 (IJ Siedle 23*, B Mitchell 9*)
Sun, 22 Feb - rest day
Mon, 23 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 252
Tue, 24 Feb - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 3/0 (IJ Siedle 0*, B Mitchell 2*)
Wed, 25 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 72/4 (14.1 ov) - end of match