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South Africa vs England, 1st Test at Durban, , Dec 16 1948 - Full Scorecard

RESULT
1st Test, Durban, December 16 - 20, 1948, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of South Africa
161 & 219
(T:128) 253 & 128/8

England won by 2 wickets

South Africa 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
South Africa 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c †Evans b Jenkins740450017.50
c Compton b Bedser520150025.00
c †Evans b Bedser2786901031.39
c Watkins b Wright3763513158.73
run out 833351024.24
c Compton b Bedser3772843051.38
b Gladwin2478702030.76
not out 523280021.73
lbw b Gladwin1350033.33
c †Evans b Gladwin4790057.14
b Bedser085000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 2, nb 1)6
TOTAL53.5 Ov (RR: 3.00)161
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Owen Wynne, 4.6 ov), 2-18 (Eric Rowan, 10.3 ov), 3-69 (Dudley Nourse, 23.7 ov), 4-80 (Bruce Mitchell, 27.3 ov), 5-99 (Billy Wade, 32.6 ov), 6-148 (Denis Begbie, 47.4 ov), 7-150 (Ossie Dawson, 49 ov), 8-152 (Lindsay Tuckett, 50.1 ov), 9-160 (Tufty Mann, 52.3 ov), 10-161 (Cuan McCarthy, 53.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
13.523942.14---00
1232131.31---00
1435012.67---00
932912.41---00
20501.87---00
301102.75---00
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c McCarthy b AMB Rowan832341897035.47
c †Wade b Mann3586972040.69
c Begbie b Mann527230018.51
c †Wade b Mann722772124025.99
c Nourse b AMB Rowan952381017.30
c EAB Rowan b AMB Rowan1948401039.58
c Wynne b AMB Rowan016000.00
c Mitchell b Mann539220012.82
c Tuckett b Mann1125311044.00
not out 0319000.00
c Tuckett b Mann011000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 12)14
TOTAL99.4 Ov (RR: 2.54)253
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Cyril Washbrook, 26 ov), 2-104 (Reg Simpson, 33.7 ov), 3-146 (Leonard Hutton, 56.2 ov), 4-172 (Allan Watkins, 68.4 ov), 5-212 (George Mann, 80.3 ov), 6-212 (Godfrey Evans, 80.4 ov), 7-221 (Roly Jenkins, 87.2 ov), 8-247 (Alec Bedser, 97.3 ov), 9-253 (Denis Compton), 10-253 (Doug Wright, 99.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
922001.66---00
301604.00---00
603604.50---00
44810841.84---00
37.4145961.18---00
South Africa 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Compton b Jenkins1637461043.24
c Watkins b Wright46143006.55
b Wright1972711026.38
c & b Bedser3245463071.11
b Jenkins631991776031.65
c Mann b Bedser4883896157.83
c Compton b Wright312170025.00
b Wright15101702014.85
not out 37955003.79
c Mann b Compton1022210045.45
b Jenkins032000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5)6
TOTAL89.3 Ov (RR: 2.45)219
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Owen Wynne, 11.7 ov), 2-22 (Eric Rowan, 12.2 ov), 3-67 (Dudley Nourse, 23.7 ov), 4-89 (Bruce Mitchell, 30.5 ov), 5-174 (Denis Begbie, 53.7 ov), 6-179 (Ossie Dawson, 58.2 ov), 7-199 (Billy Wade, 71.4 ov), 8-208 (Athol Rowan, 81.3 ov), 9-219 (Tufty Mann, 88.7 ov), 10-219 (Cuan McCarthy, 89.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1855122.12---00
731501.60---00
22.366432.14---00
2637242.07---00
16111110.51---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 128 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Dawson b Tuckett59220055.55
lbw b Mann2533264075.75
c Mitchell b McCarthy1319241068.42
b McCarthy2868760041.17
b McCarthy41190036.36
c EAB Rowan b McCarthy011000.00
b McCarthy4560080.00
c †Wade b McCarthy2259560037.28
not out 11211008.33
not out 7841087.50
Extras(b 9, lb 10)19
TOTAL28 Ov (RR: 4.57)128/8
Did not bat:
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Leonard Hutton, 3.4 ov), 2-49 (Cyril Washbrook, 6.5 ov), 3-52 (George Mann, 8.4 ov), 4-64 (Allan Watkins, 10.6 ov), 5-64 (Reg Simpson, 10.7 ov), 6-70 (Godfrey Evans, 12.1 ov), 7-115 (Denis Compton, 24.6 ov), 8-116 (Roly Jenkins, 26.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1224362.68---00
1003812.85---00
201314.87---00
401502.81---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 16 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 1/0 (Leonard Hutton 1*, Cyril Washbrook 0*)
Fri, 17 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 144/2 (Leonard Hutton 81*, Denis Compton 17*)
Sat, 18 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 90/4 (Billy Wade 17*, Denis Begbie 0*)
Sun, 19 Dec - rest day
Mon, 20 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 128/8 (28 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Lunch; South Africa 179-6 (59 overs, Wade 51, Rowan 0)
  • Tea: England 18-0 (2 overs, Hutton 3, Washbrook 11)
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Series
Season1948/49
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 306
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
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