Result
1st Test, England tour of South Africa at Port Elizabeth, Feb 13-14 1896
185 & 226
18.4 ov, target 319
93 & 30
England won by 288 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
Sir TC O'Brien (c)c Gleeson b Willoughby17---0-
GA Lohmann c Routledge b Willoughby0--00-
TW Hayward c Sinclair b Middleton30---0-
CB Fry  b Middleton43---0-
AJL Hill run out25---0-
SMJ Woods c †Halliwell b Hime7---0-
HR Bromley-Davenport c Fichardt b Middleton26---0-
Lord Hawke  b Middleton0--00-
CW Wright  b Sinclair19---0-
AM Miller not out4---0-
HR Butt c †Halliwell b Middleton1--00-
Extras(b 13)13
TOTAL(70.4 Ov, RR: 3.13)185
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (George Lohmann), 2-25 (Sir Tim O'Brien), 3-68 (Tom Hayward), 4-120 (Arthur Hill), 5-125 (C.B. Fry), 6-131 (Sammy Woods), 7-140 (Lord Hawke), 8-175 (Hugh Bromley-Davenport), 9-184 (Charles Wright), 10-185 (Harry Butt)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JH Sinclair1653412.5500
JT Willoughby2265422.9400
J Middleton25.466452.9700
CFW Hime732013.4200
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
TW Routledge  b Bromley-Davenport22---0-
F Hearne c O'Brien b Bromley-Davenport23---0-
RM Poore  b Lohmann11---0-
JH Sinclair  b Lohmann4---0-
CFW Hime  b Lohmann0--00-
EA Halliwell (c) † b Lohmann13---0-
CG Fichardt  b Lohmann4---0-
RA Gleeson c Lohmann b Hayward3--00-
FJ Cook  b Lohmann7---0-
J Middleton not out4---0-
JT Willoughby  b Lohmann0--00-
Extras(b 2)2
TOTAL(30.4 Ov, RR: 3.62)93
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Tommy Routledge), 2-58 (Robert Poore), 3-58 (Frank Hearne), 4-62 (Jimmy Sinclair), 5-62 (Charles Hime), 6-77 (Charles Fichardt), 7-80 (Robert Gleeson), 8-80 (Barberton Halliwell), 9-92 (Frederick Cook), 10-93 (Joseph Willoughby)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GA Lohmann15.463872.8800
HR Bromley-Davenport1224624.6000
TW Hayward31712.8000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
CW Wright  b Sinclair33---0-
HR Butt  b Middleton0--00-
Sir TC O'Brien (c) b Sinclair16---0-
TW Hayward c †Halliwell b Willoughby6---0-
CB Fry c †Halliwell b Middleton15---0-
GA Lohmann  b Willoughby0--00-
AJL Hill  b Middleton37---0-
SMJ Woods c Poore b Sinclair53---0-
HR Bromley-Davenport c Poore b Middleton7---0-
Lord Hawke c Gleeson b Poore30---0-
AM Miller not out20---0-
Extras(b 9)9
TOTAL(80.4 Ov, RR: 3.35)226
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Harry Butt), 2-39 (Sir Tim O'Brien), 3-52 (Tom Hayward), 4-68 (Charles Wright), 5-68 (George Lohmann), 6-72 (C.B. Fry), 7-161 (Sammy Woods), 8-169 (Arthur Hill), 9-184 (Hugh Bromley-Davenport), 10-226 (Lord Hawke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JH Sinclair2026834.0800
JT Willoughby1946824.2900
J Middleton36126642.2000
CFW Hime411103.3000
RM Poore1.40412.6600
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 319 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
TW Routledge  b Lohmann2--00-
F Hearne  b Lohmann5---0-
RM Poore c O'Brien b Lohmann10---0-
JH Sinclair  b Lohmann0--00-
CG Fichardt lbw b Bromley-Davenport1--00-
CFW Hime  b Hayward8---0-
EA Halliwell (c) †c Hayward b Lohmann3--00-
RA Gleeson not out1--00-
FJ Cook  b Lohmann0--00-
J Middleton  b Lohmann0--00-
JT Willoughby c Hayward b Lohmann0--00-
TOTAL(18.4 Ov, RR: 1.91)30
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Tommy Routledge), 2-11 (Frank Hearne), 3-11 (Jimmy Sinclair), 4-18 (Charles Fichardt), 5-18 (Robert Poore), 6-28 (Barberton Halliwell), 7-29 (Charles Hime), 8-30 (Frederick Cook), 9-30 (Bonnor Middleton), 10-30 (Joseph Willoughby)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GA Lohmann9.45780.8500
HR Bromley-Davenport712313.9400
TW Hayward22010.0000
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 13 Feb - day 1 - England 2nd innings 0/1 (CW Wright 0*)
Fri, 14 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 30 (18.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 2
  • day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 30 (18.4 ov) - end of match
Day 1
  • day 1 - England 2nd innings 0/1 (CW Wright 0*)
Day 0
  • South Africa were dismissed in only 94 balls for 30, the lowest score until 1954-55 when New Zealand were dismissed for 26.
  • Lohmann's analysis of 8 for 7 set a new Test record and he ended the match - on the second day - with a hat-trick.
  • SMJ Woods was making his debut for England after playing for Australia.