Only Test, Cape Town, Mar 19-22 1892, England tour of South Africa
(49.3 ov)
97 & 83
England won by an innings and 189 runs
South Africa 1st Innings
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)
JJ Ferris29.2115462.2000
AD Pougher2182631.4800
JT Hearne821211.8000
England 1st Innings
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)
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
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)
JJ Ferris25163771.7700
F Martin24.393921.9000
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Series resultEngland won the one-off match
Match numberTest no. 37
Match days19,21,22 March 1892 (3-day match)
Test debut
Tommy Routledge
Charles Fichardt
Charles Mills
Barberton Halliwell
Godfrey Cripps
Dante Parkin
Clarence Wimble
Flooi du Toit
William Chatterton
Alec Hearne
George Hearne
Victor Barton
Dick Pougher
Jack Hearne
Balls per over5
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
  • 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.