Result
3rd Test, Durban, Jan 21-25 1928, England tour of South Africa
246 & 464/8d
(42.2 ov, target 281)
430 & 132/2
Match drawn
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HW Taylor  b Wyatt7---0-
IJ Siedle lbw b Staples11---0-
HB Cameron  b Peebles21---0-
JFW Nicolson c Astill b Staples39---0-
RH Catterall  b Staples14---0-
DPB Morkel  b Peebles14---0-
HG Deane (c)st †Stanyforth b Wyatt77---1-
CL Vincent c Stevens b Peebles2--00-
EP Nupen lbw b Wyatt51---0-
AL Ochse  b Freeman4---0-
GF Bissett not out1--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 3)5
TOTAL(104.3 Ov, RR: 2.35)246
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Herbie Taylor), 2-22 (Jack Siedle), 3-55 (Jock Cameron), 4-93 (Bob Catterall), 5-98 (John Nicolson), 6-135 (Denys Morkel), 7-146 (Cyril Vincent), 8-241 (Buster Nupen), 9-242 (Nummy Deane), 10-246 (Arthur Ochse)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WR Hammond1635403.3700
RES Wyatt1310430.3000
AP Freeman16.334412.6600
SJ Staples36175031.3800
IAR Peebles1636934.3100
GTS Stevens401203.0000
WE Astill31802.6600
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Holmes c Catterall b Nupen70---0-
H Sutcliffe  b Vincent25---0-
GE Tyldesley c Siedle b Vincent78---0-
WR Hammond  b Vincent90---1-
RES Wyatt lbw b Vincent0--00-
GTS Stevens  b Vincent69---0-
WE Astill c Ochse b Vincent40---0-
RT Stanyforth (c) †c Vincent b Nupen0--00-
SJ Staples  b Nupen11---0-
IAR Peebles not out18---0-
AP Freeman  b Nupen3--00-
Extras(b 15, lb 9, nb 2)26
TOTAL(139.3 Ov, RR: 3.08)430
Fall of wickets: 1-67 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 2-131 (Percy Holmes), 3-258 (Ernest Tyldesley), 4-260 (Bob Wyatt), 5-303 (Wally Hammond), 6-365 (Ewart Astill), 7-365 (Rony Stanyforth), 8-379 (Sam Staples), 9-421 (Greville Stevens), 10-430 (Tich Freeman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Bissett3048902.9600
AL Ochse1114504.0900
CL Vincent451013162.9100
EP Nupen44.399442.1100
DPB Morkel301705.6600
JFW Nicolson20502.5000
RH Catterall201507.5000
HW Taylor20804.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HW Taylor c Astill b Peebles60---0-
IJ Siedle st †Stanyforth b Freeman10---0-
HB Cameron c †Stanyforth b Freeman9---0-
JFW Nicolson c Hammond b Astill78---0-
RH Catterall  b Staples76---1-
DPB Morkel  b Freeman42---0-
HG Deane (c)lbw b Astill73---0-
EP Nupen  b Staples69---1-
CL Vincent not out8---1-
AL Ochse not out4---0-
Extras(b 22, lb 12, nb 1)35
TOTAL(157 Ov, RR: 2.95)464/8d
Did not bat: GF Bissett 
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Jack Siedle), 2-50 (Jock Cameron), 3-118 (Herbie Taylor), 4-225 (Bob Catterall), 5-284 (Denys Morkel), 6-307 (John Nicolson), 7-430 (Buster Nupen), 8-454 (Nummy Deane)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WR Hammond1623702.3100
RES Wyatt1563102.0600
AP Freeman33312233.6900
SJ Staples47911122.3600
IAR Peebles1122912.6300
GTS Stevens1105805.2700
WE Astill2464121.7000
England 2nd Innings (target: 281 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Holmes c Catterall b Vincent56---0-
H Sutcliffe c Morkel b Nupen8---0-
GE Tyldesley not out62---0-
WR Hammond not out1--00-
Extras(b 5)5
TOTAL(42.2 Ov, RR: 3.11)132/2
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 2-127 (Percy Holmes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Bissett1124103.7200
CL Vincent1303112.3800
EP Nupen10.222912.8000
DPB Morkel802603.2500
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 170
Season1927/28
Match days21,23,24,25 January 1928 (4-day match)
Test debut
Jack Siedle
John Nicolson
Arthur Ochse
Sam Staples
Umpires
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 21 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 42/0 (P Holmes 23*, H Sutcliffe 17*)
Sun, 22 Jan - rest day
Mon, 23 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 381/8 (GTS Stevens 42*, IAR Peebles 0*)
Tue, 24 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 279/4 (JFW Nicolson 66*, DPB Morkel 39*)
Wed, 25 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 132/2 (42.2 ov) - end of match