result
1st Test, Johannesburg, Dec 24 - 28 1949, Australia tour of South Africa
(f/o) 137 & 191
Australia won by an innings and 85 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Arthur Morris c Tayfield b McCarthy0--00-
Jack Moroney run out 0--00-
Keith Miller  b Mann21---0-
Lindsay Hassett (c) b Watkins112-270-0-
Neil Harvey  b Watkins34---0-
Sam Loxton st †Wade b Tayfield101-135140-
Colin McCool  b Tayfield31---0-
Ian Johnson c Cheetham b Mann66---0-
Ron Saggers lbw b McCarthy14---0-
Ray Lindwall c Nel b Tayfield21---0-
Bill Johnston not out 1--00-
Extras(b 5, lb 5, w 2)12
TOTAL(113.4 Ov, RR: 3.63)413
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Arthur Morris), 2-2 (Jack Moroney), 3-71 (Keith Miller), 4-163 (Neil Harvey), 5-200 (Lindsay Hassett), 6-283 (Colin McCool), 7-320 (Sam Loxton), 8-372 (Ron Saggers), 9-408 (Ray Lindwall), 10-413 (Ian Johnson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Cuan McCarthy2529022.70---00
John Watkins1935622.21---00
Ian Smith1307004.03---00
Hugh Tayfield2839332.49---00
Tufty Mann28.449222.42---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Eric Rowan  b Miller60---0-
Owen Wynne lbw b Johnston3--00-
Jack Nel  b Johnson4---0-
Dudley Nourse (c)c Hassett b Johnson0--00-
Billy Wade  b Miller2--00-
Jack Cheetham lbw b Johnston10---0-
John Watkins c Hassett b Miller36---0-
Hugh Tayfield lbw b Miller6---0-
Tufty Mann  b Miller0--00-
Ian Smith not out 1--00-
Cuan McCarthy  b Johnson0--00-
Extras(lb 14, nb 1)15
TOTAL(56.2 Ov, RR: 2.43)137
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Owen Wynne), 2-32 (Jack Nel), 3-40 (Dudley Nourse), 4-47 (Billy Wade), 5-82 (Jack Cheetham), 6-112 (Eric Rowan), 7-122 (Hugh Tayfield), 8-122 (Tufty Mann), 9-133 (John Watkins), 10-137 (Cuan McCarthy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1012201.65---00
Bill Johnston1242121.31---00
Keith Miller1534052.00---00
Ian Johnson18.263731.52---00
Sam Loxton10201.50---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Eric Rowan lbw b McCool32---0-
Owen Wynne c †Saggers b Johnston33---0-
Jack Nel c †Saggers b Johnston14---0-
Dudley Nourse (c)c †Saggers b Johnson36---0-
Billy Wade  b Johnston11---0-
Jack Cheetham c Hassett b Johnston35---0-
John Watkins c Miller b Johnson0--00-
Hugh Tayfield c Miller b Johnson0--00-
Tufty Mann lbw b Johnston13---0-
Ian Smith c McCool b Johnston1--00-
Cuan McCarthy not out 1--00-
Extras(b 9, lb 3, nb 2, w 1)15
TOTAL(65.1 Ov, RR: 2.93)191
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Eric Rowan), 2-81 (Owen Wynne), 3-113 (Jack Nel), 4-133 (Dudley Nourse), 5-141 (Billy Wade), 6-142 (John Watkins), 7-142 (Hugh Tayfield), 8-184 (Tufty Mann), 9-186 (Ian Smith), 10-191 (Jack Cheetham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall812502.34---00
Bill Johnston20.154461.63---00
Keith Miller1112701.84---00
Ian Johnson1405432.89---00
Sam Loxton301102.75---00
Colin McCool931511.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Season1949/50
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 318
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Hugh Tayfield
Hugh Tayfield
Jack Moroney
Jack Moroney
Jack Nel
Jack Nel
John Watkins
John Watkins
Umpires
South Africa Image
Dal Collins
South Africa Image
Richard Ashman
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 24 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 190/4 (Lindsay Hassett 109*, Sam Loxton 16*)
Sun, 25 Dec - rest day
Mon, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 70/4 (Eric Rowan 48*, Jack Cheetham 5*)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 84/2 (Jack Nel 6*, Dudley Nourse 2*)
Wed, 28 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 191 (65.1 ov) - end of match