2nd Test, Cape Town, March 25 - 26, 1889, England tour of South Africa
(f/o) 47 & 43

England won by an innings and 202 runs

England 1st Innings
South Africa 1st Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings (Following on)
Match Flow
England 1st Innings 
Bobby Abel  b Ashley12024122611049.79
George Ulyett  b Ashley2237363059.45
Johnny Briggs  b Vintcent617170035.29
Maurice Read c Hutchinson b Ashley1222182054.54
Frank Hearne  b Vintcent2024172083.33
Henry Wood c Rose-Innes b Vintcent59898111066.29
Monty Bowden (c)c Hutchinson b Ashley25161750156.25
Basil Grieve c Tancred b Ashley1436352038.88
Emile McMaster c Rose-Innes b Ashley011000.00
The Hon. Charles Coventry not out 1570020.00
Arnold Fothergill  b Ashley1530020.00
Extras(b 12)12
TOTAL123.1 Ov (RR: 2.36)292
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (George Ulyett), 2-62 (Johnny Briggs), 3-79 (Maurice Read), 4-110 (Frank Hearne), 5-215 (Henry Wood), 6-257 (Monty Bowden), 7-287 (Bobby Abel), 8-287 (Emile McMaster), 9-288 (Basil Grieve), 10-292 (Arnold Fothergill, 123.1 ov)
Nicolaas Theunissen2055103.82---00
Albert Rose-Innes1233003.75---00
Gobo Ashley43.1189573.29---00
Charles Vintcent4298833.14---00
William Milton621604.00---00
South Africa 1st Innings 
Albert Rose-Innes lbw b Fothergill12317004.34
Bernard Tancred not out 2691914028.57
Arthur Ochse run out 1230050.00
Philip Hutchinson  b Briggs316120018.75
Owen Dunell  b Briggs013000.00
William Milton (c) b Briggs720141035.00
Dicky Richards c Abel b Fothergill01410000.00
Charles Vintcent  b Briggs41191036.36
Fred Smith  b Briggs012000.00
Nicolaas Theunissen lbw b Briggs021000.00
Gobo Ashley  b Briggs1860012.50
Extras(b 2, nb 2)4
TOTAL47.1 Ov (RR: 0.99)47
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Albert Rose-Innes), 2-3 (Arthur Ochse), 3-11 (Philip Hutchinson), 4-19 (Owen Dunell), 5-31 (William Milton), 6-32 (Dicky Richards), 7-41 (Charles Vintcent), 8-41 (Fred Smith), 9-41 (Nicolaas Theunissen), 10-47 (Gobo Ashley, 47.1 ov)
Arnold Fothergill24122621.62---02
George Ulyett44000.00---00
Johnny Briggs19.1111771.32---00
South Africa 2nd Innings (Following on) 
Bernard Tancred  b Briggs321240014.28
Albert Rose-Innes run out 00100-
Arthur Ochse  b Briggs3540060.00
Philip Hutchinson  b Briggs086000.00
Owen Dunell  b Fothergill513161038.46
William Milton (c) b Briggs4630066.66
Dicky Richards  b Briggs44500100.00
Charles Vintcent  b Briggs927240033.33
Fred Smith  b Briggs1128280039.28
Nicolaas Theunissen not out 2370066.66
Gobo Ashley  b Briggs011000.00
Extras(b 2)2
TOTAL28.2 Ov (RR: 1.50)43
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Albert Rose-Innes), 2-4 (Arthur Ochse), 3-6 (Philip Hutchinson), 4-12 (Bernard Tancred), 5-16 (Owen Dunell), 6-20 (William Milton), 7-20 (Dicky Richards), 8-37 (Charles Vintcent), 9-43 (Fred Smith), 10-43 (Gobo Ashley, 28.2 ov)
Johnny Briggs14.251181.13---00
Arnold Fothergill1443013.21---00
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Mon, 25 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 2/1 (Bernard Tancred 1*)
Tue, 26 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 43 (28.2 ov) - end of match
  • Abel scored the first hundred in first-class cricket in South Africa and Tancred became the first batsman to carry his bat through a completed Test innings.
  • Briggs set a new Test record by taking 8 for 11 (all bowled) in the second innings and 15 for 28 in the match.
  • Ashley took 7 for 95 in his only Test
  • Bowden, aged 23 years 144 days became England's youngest captain three years before dying in Umtali Hospital- a glorified mud hut where his body had to be protected from marauding lions prior to being interred in a coffin made from whiskey cases.
Newlands, Cape Town
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series resultEngland won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 32
Match daysday (3-day match)
Test debut
Emile McMaster
Emile McMaster
Nicolaas Theunissen
Nicolaas Theunissen
Gobo Ashley
Gobo Ashley
Dicky Richards
Dicky Richards
South Africa Innings
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