Fifty-some years ago Clive Ryneveld led South Africa against Australia. Then he put a new spin on the term "allrounder"
At Johannesburg, December 23, 24, 26, 27, 28
South Africa went close to recording the first victory in their own country against Australia, but although undoubtedly the better side in the match they contributed towards their own failure to win by surprising and unnecessarily slow batting
At Johannesburg, February 7, 8, 10, 11, 12
At Port Elizabeth, February 28, March 1, 3, 4
The Australians restored their sagging prestige with a highly successful tour of South Africa and their splendid form raised their hopes that they would recover the Ashes when England toured their country a year later