Result
2nd Test, England tour of South Africa at Cape Town, Dec 31 1927 - Jan 4 1928
133 & 428
(101.1 ov, target 312)
250 & 224
England won by 87 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Holmes  b Bissett9---0-
H Sutcliffe c Nupen b Bissett29---0-
GE Tyldesley  b Bissett0--00-
WR Hammond lbw b Morkel43---0-
GTS Stevens c †Cameron b Bissett0--00-
RES Wyatt lbw b Bissett2--00-
WE Astill lbw b Vincent25---0-
RT Stanyforth (c) † b Vincent4---0-
G Geary lbw b Vincent0--00-
IAR Peebles not out3--00-
AP Freeman st †Cameron b Vincent7---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 5)11
TOTAL(59.1 Ov, RR: 2.24)133
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Percy Holmes), 2-14 (Ernest Tyldesley), 3-50 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 4-59 (Greville Stevens), 5-66 (Bob Wyatt), 6-97 (Wally Hammond), 7-106 (Rony Stanyforth), 8-106 (George Geary), 9-123 (Ewart Astill), 10-133 (Tich Freeman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Bissett1753752.1700
DPB Morkel932012.2200
CL Vincent15.142241.4500
EP Nupen301003.3300
HLE Promnitz1553302.2000
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HW Taylor hit wicket b Freeman68---0-
JMM Commaille lbw b Freeman13---0-
HB Cameron c Geary b Stevens19---0-
RH Catterall  b Hammond9---0-
DPB Morkel  b Freeman36---0-
AW Palm c Stevens b Freeman2--00-
HG Deane (c)c †Stanyforth b Hammond41---0-
CL Vincent  b Astill13---0-
EP Nupen not out39---0-
GF Bissett  b Hammond3--00-
HLE Promnitz run out3--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 2)4
TOTAL(101 Ov, RR: 2.47)250
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Mick Commaille), 2-72 (Jock Cameron), 3-99 (Bob Catterall), 4-128 (Herbie Taylor), 5-140 (Archibald Palm), 6-153 (Denys Morkel), 7-197 (Cyril Vincent), 8-211 (Nummy Deane), 9-221 (George Finlay-Bissett), 10-250 (Henry Promnitz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
G Geary2325002.1700
WR Hammond1745333.1100
AP Freeman29125842.0000
IAR Peebles1432701.9200
GTS Stevens1012612.6000
WE Astill803214.0000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Holmes c Vincent b Nupen88---0-
H Sutcliffe  b Bissett99---0-
GE Tyldesley lbw b Promnitz87---0-
WR Hammond c Palm b Promnitz14---0-
GTS Stevens c Morkel b Bissett2--00-
RES Wyatt c Promnitz b Bissett91---0-
WE Astill c †Cameron b Vincent9---0-
RT Stanyforth (c) † b Vincent1--00-
G Geary  b Vincent1--00-
IAR Peebles c Vincent b Promnitz6---0-
AP Freeman not out0--00-
Extras(b 19, lb 5, nb 6)30
TOTAL(158.5 Ov, RR: 2.69)428
Fall of wickets: 1-140 (Percy Holmes), 2-233 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 3-278 (Wally Hammond), 4-282 (Greville Stevens), 5-326 (Ernest Tyldesley), 6-348 (Ewart Astill), 7-350 (Rony Stanyforth), 8-360 (George Geary), 9-415 (Ian Peebles), 10-428 (Bob Wyatt)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Bissett31.559933.1000
DPB Morkel2146002.8500
CL Vincent40109332.3200
EP Nupen3689012.5000
HLE Promnitz30105631.8600
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 312 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HW Taylor run out71---0-
JMM Commaille c Astill b Hammond47---0-
HB Cameron  b Hammond19---0-
RH Catterall lbw b Astill10---0-
DPB Morkel c Holmes b Astill23---0-
HG Deane (c)c Hammond b Freeman4---0-
AW Palm c Hammond b Freeman13---0-
CL Vincent c Hammond b Freeman11---0-
EP Nupen  b Astill1--00-
GF Bissett not out11---0-
HLE Promnitz  b Peebles2--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 2)12
TOTAL(101.1 Ov, RR: 2.21)224
Fall of wickets: 1-115 (Mick Commaille), 2-126 (Herbie Taylor), 3-147 (Jock Cameron), 4-161 (Bob Catterall), 5-166 (Nummy Deane), 6-190 (Archibald Palm), 7-197 (Denys Morkel), 8-206 (Buster Nupen), 9-210 (Cyril Vincent), 10-224 (Henry Promnitz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WR Hammond30135021.6600
AP Freeman2276633.0000
IAR Peebles12.142612.1300
GTS Stevens501703.4000
WE Astill29114831.6500
RES Wyatt30501.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 169
Season1927/28
Match days31 December 1927, 2,3,4 January 1928 (4-day match)
Test debut
Archibald Palm
George Finlay-Bissett
Umpires
Harry Adams
Geoffrey Treadwell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 31 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 128/4 (DPB Morkel 17*)
Sun, 01 Jan - rest day
Mon, 02 Jan - day 2 - England 2nd innings 220/1 (H Sutcliffe 92*, GE Tyldesley 24*)
Tue, 03 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 412/8 (RES Wyatt 76*, IAR Peebles 6*)
Wed, 04 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 224 (101.1 ov) - end of match