result
1st Test, Durban, Dec 14 - 18 1935, Australia tour of South Africa
248 & 282
(36.3 ov, target 102)429 & 102/1
Australia won by 9 wickets
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell  b Fleetwood-Smith19-9100-
Jack Siedle lbw b O'Reilly31-5920-
Eric Rowan c & b Grimmett66-18560-
Ken Viljoen  b Fleetwood-Smith4-1810-
Dudley Nourse  b McCormick30-3340-
Herby Wade (c) b O'Reilly31-6150-
Eric Dalton st †Oldfield b Fleetwood-Smith4-2310-
Chud Langton  b Grimmett0-600-
Nipper Nicholson not out 16-5620-
Bob Crisp  b Fleetwood-Smith35-4060-
Jack Robertson  b O'Reilly9-920-
Extras(b 1, lb 2)3
TOTAL(114.2 Ov, RR: 2.16)248
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Jack Siedle), 2-59 (Bruce Mitchell), 3-71 (Ken Viljoen), 4-108 (Dudley Nourse), 5-168 (Herby Wade), 6-185 (Eric Dalton), 7-186 (Chud Langton), 8-187 (Eric Rowan), 9-234 (Bob Crisp), 10-248 (Jack Robertson, 114.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ernie McCormick1545013.33---00
Stan McCabe1012802.80---00
Clarrie Grimmett28104821.71---00
Bill O'Reilly33.2175531.65---00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith2866442.28---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Fingleton c †Nicholson b Crisp2-2500-
Bill Brown c Langton b Robertson66-20920-
Stan McCabe c Rowan b Langton149-26860-
Len Darling c Viljoen b Crisp60-13060-
Vic Richardson (c) b Langton2-2000-
Arthur Chipperfield  b Crisp109-17180-
Bert Oldfield lbw b Langton0-200-
Bill O'Reilly c Rowan b Robertson11-3001-
Clarrie Grimmett c †Nicholson b Robertson15-8900-
Ernie McCormick not out 2-2600-
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith  b Langton1-500-
Extras(b 5, lb 2, nb 4, w 1)12
TOTAL(162.2 Ov, RR: 2.64)429
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Jack Fingleton), 2-173 (Bill Brown), 3-269 (Stan McCabe), 4-277 (Vic Richardson), 5-299 (Len Darling), 6-299 (Bert Oldfield), 7-329 (Bill O'Reilly), 8-412 (Clarrie Grimmett), 9-428 (Arthur Chipperfield), 10-429 (Chuck Fleetwood-Smith, 162.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Crisp3678732.41---04
Chud Langton48.21011342.33---00
Jack Robertson551114332.60---10
Eric Dalton602504.16---00
Bruce Mitchell1724902.88---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell run out 19-6400-
Jack Siedle  b Grimmett59-8471-
Eric Rowan  b Grimmett49-14820-
Ken Viljoen  b Fleetwood-Smith1-1100-
Dudley Nourse c Fingleton b O'Reilly91-144110-
Herby Wade (c)lbw b O'Reilly11-4000-
Eric Dalton c Darling b Grimmett5-1810-
Nipper Nicholson  b O'Reilly0-100-
Chud Langton not out 12-3000-
Bob Crisp  b O'Reilly16-1121-
Jack Robertson c Richardson b O'Reilly9-1510-
Extras(b 8, lb 1, nb 1)10
TOTAL(115 Ov, RR: 2.45)282
Fall of wickets: 1-65 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-86 (Jack Siedle), 3-89 (Ken Viljoen), 4-207 (Eric Rowan), 5-233 (Dudley Nourse), 6-242 (Herby Wade), 7-242 (Nipper Nicholson), 8-242 (Eric Dalton), 9-265 (Bob Crisp), 10-282 (Jack Robertson, 115 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ernie McCormick602604.33---00
Stan McCabe20502.50---00
Clarrie Grimmett52208331.59---00
Bill O'Reilly1754952.88---01
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith37710112.72---00
Arthur Chipperfield10808.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 102 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Fingleton not out 36-10320-
Bill Brown c Crisp b Dalton55-9720-
Stan McCabe not out 7-----
Extras(b 3, lb 1)4
TOTAL(36.3 Ov, RR: 2.79)102/1
Fall of wickets: 1-93 (Bill Brown)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Crisp611001.66---00
Chud Langton902903.22---00
Jack Robertson1342401.84---00
Bruce Mitchell702303.28---00
Eric Dalton1.301218.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Season1935/36
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 247
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith
Ernie McCormick
Ernie McCormick
Jack Robertson
Jack Robertson
Nipper Nicholson
Nipper Nicholson
Umpires
South Africa Image
JC Collings
South Africa Image
Walter Routledge
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 14 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 0/0 (Jack Fingleton 0*, Bill Brown 0*)
Sun, 15 Dec - rest day
Mon, 16 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 280/4 (Len Darling 51*, Arthur Chipperfield 2*)
Tue, 17 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 167/3 (Eric Rowan 33*, Dudley Nourse 48*)
Wed, 18 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 102/1 (36.3 ov) - end of match