2nd Test, Cape Town, Mar 25 - 26 1889, England tour of South Africa
(f/o) 47 & 43
England won by an innings and 202 runs
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
TOTAL(123.1 Ov, RR: 3.55)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
TOTAL(47.1 Ov, RR: 1.49)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
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
TOTAL(28.2 Ov, RR: 2.26)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
Newlands, Cape Town
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Series resultEngland won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 32
Match daysday (3-day match)
Test debut
Dicky Richards
Dicky Richards
Emile McMaster
Emile McMaster
Gobo Ashley
Gobo Ashley
Nicolaas Theunissen
Nicolaas Theunissen
England Image
John Hickson
England Image
Robert Warton
Balls per over4
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.