Result
1st Test, Johannesburg, Dec 24-27 1927, England tour of South Africa
196 & 170
(21 ov, target 54)
313 & 57/0
England won by 10 wickets
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HW Taylor c & b Stevens31---0-
JP Duminy  b Geary0--00-
JMM Commaille lbw b Stevens23---0-
RH Catterall c & b Geary86-130-0-
HG Deane (c) b Geary7---0-
DPB Morkel lbw b Geary2--00-
SK Coen  b Geary7---0-
HB Cameron lbw b Stevens20---0-
EP Nupen  b Geary6---0-
CL Vincent not out2--00-
HLE Promnitz  b Geary4---0-
Extras(lb 6, nb 2)8
TOTAL(78.3 Ov, RR: 2.49)196
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Jacobus Duminy), 2-53 (Herbie Taylor), 3-58 (Mick Commaille), 4-89 (Nummy Deane), 5-93 (Denys Morkel), 6-120 (Shunter Coen), 7-170 (Jock Cameron), 8-185 (Buster Nupen), 9-190 (Bob Catterall), 10-196 (Henry Promnitz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
G Geary27.377072.5400
WR Hammond822102.6200
GTS Stevens1935833.0500
IAR Peebles1252201.8300
RES Wyatt41601.5000
WE Astill841101.3700
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Holmes lbw b Morkel0--00-
H Sutcliffe c Vincent b Promnitz102---0-
GE Tyldesley lbw b Duminy122---0-
WR Hammond c Promnitz b Vincent51---1-
RES Wyatt lbw b Promnitz0--00-
GTS Stevens c Nupen b Promnitz0--00-
GB Legge c & b Nupen0--00-
WE Astill c †Cameron b Promnitz7---0-
RT Stanyforth (c) †c †Cameron b Promnitz1--00-
G Geary lbw b Vincent3--00-
IAR Peebles not out2--00-
Extras(b 11, lb 10, nb 3, w 1)25
TOTAL(137.3 Ov, RR: 2.27)313
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Percy Holmes), 2-230 (Ernest Tyldesley), 3-252 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 4-252 (Bob Wyatt), 5-254 (Greville Stevens), 6-263 (Geoffrey Legge), 7-280 (Ewart Astill), 8-292 (Rony Stanyforth), 9-308 (George Geary), 10-313 (Wally Hammond)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DPB Morkel1433812.7100
EP Nupen491211112.2600
CL Vincent31.355721.8000
HLE Promnitz37145851.5600
SK Coen20703.5000
JP Duminy401714.2500
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JMM Commaille c †Stanyforth b Geary4---0-
JP Duminy  b Hammond4---0-
HW Taylor  b Hammond3--00-
RH Catterall  b Hammond1--00-
HG Deane (c) b Geary5---0-
HB Cameron lbw b Geary5---0-
DPB Morkel lbw b Geary29---0-
EP Nupen  b Geary1--00-
CL Vincent lbw b Hammond53---0-
SK Coen not out41---0-
HLE Promnitz  b Hammond5---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 13, nb 1)19
TOTAL(69.2 Ov, RR: 2.45)170
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Jacobus Duminy), 2-10 (Mick Commaille), 3-11 (Bob Catterall), 4-20 (Herbie Taylor), 5-20 (Nummy Deane), 6-26 (Jock Cameron), 7-38 (Buster Nupen), 8-78 (Denys Morkel), 9-158 (Cyril Vincent), 10-170 (Henry Promnitz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
G Geary2796052.2200
WR Hammond21.293651.6800
GTS Stevens831301.6200
IAR Peebles712503.5700
WE Astill601702.8300
England 2nd Innings (target: 54 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Holmes not out15---0-
H Sutcliffe not out41---0-
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(21 Ov, RR: 2.71)57/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
EP Nupen1112902.6300
HLE Promnitz611402.3300
JP Duminy401303.2500
MATCH DETAILS
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 168
Season1927/28
Match days24,26,27 December 1927 (4-day match)
Test debut
Jacobus Duminy
Jock Cameron
Denys Morkel
Cyril Vincent
Shunter Coen
Henry Promnitz
Wally Hammond
Bob Wyatt
Geoffrey Legge
Ewart Astill
Rony Stanyforth
Ian Peebles
Umpires
Geoffrey Treadwell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 24 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 9/1 (H Sutcliffe 9*, GE Tyldesley 0*)
Sun, 25 Dec - rest day
Mon, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 8/0 (JMM Commaille 4*, JP Duminy 4*)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 57/0 (21 ov) - end of match