Result
Only Test, England tour of South Africa at Cape Town, Mar 19-22 1892
49.3 ov
97 & 83
England won by an innings and 189 runs
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
TW Routledge  b Ferris5---0-
F Hearne  b Pougher24---0-
CG Fichardt c & b Pougher0--00-
CH Mills  b Ferris4---0-
EA Halliwell c JT Hearne b Ferris8---0-
CS Wimble c †Wood b Pougher0--00-
G Cripps  b JT Hearne18---0-
WH Milton (c)c Martin b Ferris21---0-
CH Vintcent lbw b Ferris6---0-
DC Parkin  b Ferris6---0-
JF du Toit not out0--00-
Extras(b 5)5
TOTAL(58.2 Ov, RR: 1.99)97
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Tommy Routledge), 2-14 (Charles Fichardt), 3-29 (Charles Mills), 4-33 (Frank Hearne), 5-39 (Clarence Wimble), 6-47 (Barberton Halliwell), 7-78 (William Milton), 8-89 (Charles Vintcent), 9-93 (Godfrey Cripps), 10-97 (Dante Parkin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JJ Ferris29.2115462.2000
AD Pougher2182631.4800
JT Hearne821211.8000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
W Chatterton c du Toit b Mills48---0-
A Hearne lbw b Parkin9---0-
WL Murdoch c & b Parkin12---0-
GG Hearne c Milton b Parkin0--00-
VA Barton c Vintcent b Mills23---1-
WW Read (c) b du Toit40---0-
AD Pougher  b Hearne17---0-
H Wood not out134---0-
JJ Ferris run out16---0-
JT Hearne c Fichardt b Milton40---2-
F Martin c Mills b Hearne13---0-
Extras(b 13, nb 4)17
TOTAL(119.2 Ov, RR: 3.7)369
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Alec Hearne), 2-33 (Billy Murdoch), 3-33 (George Hearne), 4-86 (Victor Barton), 5-110 (William Chatterton), 6-144 (Dick Pougher), 7-215 (Walter Read), 8-280 (J.J. Ferris), 9-351 (Jack Hearne), 10-369 (Fred Martin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CH Vintcent2485002.5000
DC Parkin2648233.7800
CH Mills2878323.5500
F Hearne12.204023.8700
JF du Toit1754713.3100
WH Milton922713.6000
G Cripps302309.2000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
TW Routledge c Pougher b Ferris1--00-
F Hearne  b Ferris23---0-
CG Fichardt run out10---0-
CH Mills  b Ferris21---0-
EA Halliwell  b Ferris0--00-
CH Vintcent  b Ferris0--00-
G Cripps  b Ferris3--00-
WH Milton (c)c A Hearne b Ferris16---0-
DC Parkin c & b Martin0--00-
CS Wimble st †Murdoch b Martin0--00-
JF du Toit not out2--00-
Extras(b 7)7
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 2.0)83
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Tommy Routledge), 2-30 (Charles Fichardt), 3-40 (Frank Hearne), 4-45 (Barberton Halliwell), 5-45 (Charles Vintcent), 6-59 (Godfrey Cripps), 7-70 (Charles Mills), 8-79 (Dante Parkin), 9-81 (William Milton), 10-83 (Clarence Wimble)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JJ Ferris25163771.7700
F Martin24.393921.9000
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 19 Mar - day 1 - England 1st innings 110/5 (WW Read 15*)
Sun, 20 Mar - rest day
Mon, 21 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 48/5 (CH Mills 8*, G Cripps 0*)
Tue, 22 Mar - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 83 (49.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 83 (49.3 ov) - end of match
Day 2
  • day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 48/5 (CH Mills 8*, G Cripps 0*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - England 1st innings 110/5 (WW Read 15*)
Day 0
  • For the first time England contested two Test series simultaneously, two days after WW Read's team played the Test Lord Sheffield side began their third match against Australia.
  • The Hearnes provided the second instance of three brothers playing in the same match, Alec and George Gibbons for England, and Frank for South Africa, John Thomas was their cousin.
  • JJ Ferris and WL Murdoch were making their debuts for England after appearing for Australia, Murdoch, the former Australia captain, kept wicket for England in the second innings.
  • F Hearne was making his debut for South Africa after playing twice for England.
  • Wood scored the first century by a wicket-keeper in Test matches; it was his only hundred in first-class cricket.
  • rest day