2nd Test, Cape Town, Apr 1-4 1899, England tour of South Africa
92 & 330
(22.4 ov, target 246)
177 & 35
England won by 210 runs
England 1st Innings
F Mitchell c Rowe b Middleton18---0-
PF Warner c †Halliwell b Sinclair31---0-
JT Tyldesley  b Sinclair13---0-
CEM Wilson not out10---0-
WR Cuttell  b Sinclair7---0-
AE Trott c Powell b Sinclair1--00-
S Haigh c †Halliwell b Middleton0--00-
FW Milligan  b Sinclair1--00-
JH Board  b Sinclair0--00-
AG Archer c Powell b Middleton7---0-
Lord Hawke (c) b Middleton1--00-
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(48 Ov, RR: 2.3)92
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Frank Mitchell), 2-61 (Sir Pelham Warner), 3-62 (Johnny Tyldesley), 4-70 (Willis Cuttell), 5-72 (Albert Trott), 6-74 (Schofield Haigh), 7-81 (Frank Milligan), 8-81 (Jack Board), 9-90 (Alfred Archer), 10-92 (Lord Hawke)
R Graham502606.2400
GA Rowe1241901.9000
J Middleton1991841.1300
JH Sinclair1242662.6000
South Africa 1st Innings
WA Shalders  b Haigh9---0-
HH Francis  b Trott1--00-
M Bisset (c) b Haigh15---0-
JH Sinclair c Tyldesley b Trott106--90-
AW Powell c Haigh b Trott5---0-
EA Halliwell st †Board b Haigh0--00-
F Kuys  b Cuttell26---0-
CFH Prince run out5---0-
R Graham  b Trott0--00-
J Middleton run out3--00-
GA Rowe not out1--00-
Extras(b 4, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL(57.2 Ov, RR: 3.7)177
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Howard Francis), 2-27 (William Shalders), 3-34 (Murray Bisset), 4-60 (Albert Powell), 5-61 (Barberton Halliwell), 6-110 (Frederick Kuys), 7-115 (Charles Prince), 8-127 (Robert Graham), 9-173 (Bonnor Middleton), 10-177 (Jimmy Sinclair)
AE Trott20.256944.0500
S Haigh2748833.9100
WR Cuttell831412.1000
FW Milligan22000.0000
England 2nd Innings
F Mitchell lbw b Rowe41---0-
PF Warner  b Rowe23---0-
JT Tyldesley c Shalders b Kuys112---0-
CEM Wilson  b Powell6---0-
WR Cuttell  b Kuys18---0-
AE Trott  b Rowe16---0-
S Haigh c Francis b Sinclair25---0-
FW Milligan  b Sinclair38---0-
JH Board  b Graham6---0-
AG Archer not out24---0-
Lord Hawke (c)c & b Sinclair3--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 10, nb 1, w 1)18
TOTAL(132.2 Ov, RR: 2.99)330
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Sir Pelham Warner), 2-68 (Frank Mitchell), 3-96 (Clem Wilson), 4-146 (Willis Cuttell), 5-178 (Albert Trott), 6-234 (Schofield Haigh), 7-281 (Johnny Tyldesley), 8-288 (Jack Board), 9-322 (Frank Milligan), 10-330 (Lord Hawke)
R Graham1644113.0700
GA Rowe4189332.7200
J Middleton2877403.1700
JH Sinclair31.286332.4000
AW Powell411013.0000
F Kuys1243123.1000
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 246 runs)
WA Shalders lbw b Haigh8---0-
AW Powell  b Haigh11---0-
M Bisset (c) b Trott1--00-
JH Sinclair c Milligan b Haigh4---0-
HH Francis c Haigh b Trott2--00-
F Kuys  b Trott0--00-
EA Halliwell  b Haigh1--00-
CFH Prince  b Haigh1--00-
R Graham  b Trott2--00-
J Middleton not out0--00-
GA Rowe c Mitchell b Haigh0--00-
Extras(b 5)5
TOTAL(22.4 Ov, RR: 1.84)35
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (William Shalders), 2-21 (Albert Powell), 3-21 (Murray Bisset), 4-27 (Howard Francis), 5-27 (Jimmy Sinclair), 6-28 (Frederick Kuys), 7-28 (Barberton Halliwell), 8-31 (Charles Prince), 9-35 (Robert Graham), 10-35 (George Rowe)
S Haigh11.461161.1100
AE Trott1151942.0700
Newlands, Cape Town
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Series resultEngland won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 59
Match days1,3,4 April 1899 (3-day match)
Test debut
William Shalders
Albert Powell
Frederick Kuys
Charles Prince
Alfred Archer
Archibald White
Frank Hearne
Balls per over5
Sat, 01 Apr - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 126/7 (JH Sinclair 59*, R Graham 0*)
Sun, 02 Apr - rest day
Mon, 03 Apr - day 2 - England 2nd innings 221/5 (JT Tyldesley 87*, S Haigh 17*)
Tue, 04 Apr - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 35 (22.4 ov) - end of match
  • Sinclair, having scored South Africa's first Test fifty in the previous match, hit his country's first Test hundred - his first in first-class cricket. He also became the first player to score a century and take six wickets in the first innings of the same Test.
  • South Africa's second innings lasted only 114 balls.