result
5th Test, Port Elizabeth, Mar 5 - 9 1949, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of South Africa
379 & 187/3d
(23.7 ov, target 172)395 & 174/7
England won by 3 wickets
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell c †Griffith b Bedser99-397-0-
Eric Rowan c Watkins b Gladwin3--00-
Ken Viljoen  b Bedser2--00-
Dudley Nourse (c) b Bedser73---0-
Billy Wade c Compton b Jenkins125-350-0-
Jack Cheetham c & b Bedser2--00-
Ossie Dawson c Gladwin b Jenkins20---0-
Athol Rowan not out 29---0-
Lindsay Tuckett  b Jenkins2--00-
Tufty Mann c Compton b Gladwin11---0-
Cuan McCarthy  b Gladwin3--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 3)10
TOTAL(143.5 Ov, RR: 1.97)379
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Eric Rowan), 2-13 (Ken Viljoen), 3-114 (Dudley Nourse), 4-264 (Bruce Mitchell), 5-282 (Jack Cheetham), 6-330 (Billy Wade), 7-336 (Ossie Dawson), 8-338 (Lindsay Tuckett), 9-375 (Tufty Mann), 10-379 (Cuan McCarthy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alec Bedser3896141.20---00
Cliff Gladwin30.567031.71---00
Roly Jenkins1525332.65---00
Allan Watkins502403.60---00
Jack Young48912201.90---00
Denis Compton703904.17---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c Dawson b AMB Rowan46---1-
Cyril Washbrook c Dawson b AMB Rowan36---0-
Jack Crapp  b McCarthy4---0-
Denis Compton c †Wade b Mann49---0-
Allan Watkins c AMB Rowan b Mann14---0-
George Mann (c)not out 136-230121-
Roly Jenkins lbw b Mann29---0-
Alec Bedser c Mitchell b AMB Rowan33---0-
Cliff Gladwin c Dawson b AMB Rowan10---0-
Billy Griffith c EAB Rowan b AMB Rowan5---0-
Jack Young c †Wade b McCarthy0--00-
Extras(b 11, lb 18, nb 4)33
TOTAL(141.4 Ov, RR: 2.09)395
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-82 (Jack Crapp), 3-96 (Leonard Hutton), 4-149 (Allan Watkins), 5-168 (Denis Compton), 6-268 (Roly Jenkins), 7-341 (Alec Bedser), 8-362 (Cliff Gladwin), 9-390 (Billy Griffith), 10-395 (Jack Young)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Cuan McCarthy17.414221.80---00
Ossie Dawson301002.50---00
Lindsay Tuckett502203.30---00
Athol Rowan60916752.08---00
Tufty Mann51189531.39---00
Bruce Mitchell502603.90---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell c †Griffith b Bedser56---0-
Eric Rowan c Jenkins b Young37---0-
Jack Cheetham c Compton b Young18---0-
Dudley Nourse (c)not out 30---0-
Billy Wade not out 34---0-
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 1)12
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 2.41)187/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-101 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-101 (Eric Rowan), 3-127 (Jack Cheetham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alec Bedser1634312.01---00
Cliff Gladwin621401.75---00
Roly Jenkins402705.06---00
Jack Young2393421.10---00
Denis Compton905704.75---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 172 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton st †Wade b AMB Rowan32-27-0-
Cyril Washbrook c AMB Rowan b Mann40---1-
Denis Compton c Cheetham b AMB Rowan42---0-
George Mann (c)c Dawson b Mann2--00-
Alec Bedser c Nourse b AMB Rowan1--00-
Jack Crapp not out 26---0-
Cliff Gladwin c Tuckett b Mann15---1-
Billy Griffith  b Mann02-000.00
Allan Watkins not out 5---0-
Extras(b 3, lb 8)11
TOTAL(23.7 Ov, RR: 5.46)174/7
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Leonard Hutton), 2-104 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-124 (George Mann), 4-125 (Denis Compton), 5-125 (Alec Bedser), 6-152 (Cliff Gladwin), 7-153 (Billy Griffith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Cuan McCarthy202007.50---00
Lindsay Tuckett201304.87---00
Athol Rowan1006534.87---00
Tufty Mann9.706544.93---00
MATCH DETAILS
Crusaders Ground, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of South Africa
Season1948/49
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 313
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Jack Cheetham
Jack Cheetham
Umpires
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Dal Collins
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Richard Ashman
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 05 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 219/3 (Bruce Mitchell 73*, Billy Wade 63*)
Sun, 06 Mar - rest day
Mon, 07 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 80/1 (Leonard Hutton 37*, Jack Crapp 2*)
Tue, 08 Mar - day 3 - England 1st innings 390/9 (George Mann 131*)
Wed, 09 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 174/7 (23.7 ov) - end of match