Only Test, Cape Town, Mar 19 - 23 1892, England tour of South Africa
(49.3 ov)97 & 83
England won by an innings and 189 runs
South Africa 1st INNINGS
Tommy Routledge  b Ferris5---00.00
Frank Hearne  b Pougher24---00.00
Charles Fichardt c & b Pougher0--000.00
Charles Mills  b Ferris4---00.00
Barberton Halliwell c JT Hearne b Ferris8---00.00
Clarence Wimble c †Wood b Pougher0--000.00
Godfrey Cripps  b JT Hearne18---00.00
William Milton (c)c Martin b Ferris21---00.00
Charles Vintcent lbw b Ferris6---00.00
Dante Parkin  b Ferris6---00.00
Flooi du Toit not out 0--000.00
Extras(b 5)5
TOTAL(58.2 Ov, RR: 1.66)97
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Tommy Routledge), 2-14 (Charles Fichardt), 3-29 (Charles Mills), 4-33 (Frank Hearne), 5-39 (Clarence Wimble), 6-47 (Barberton Halliwell), 7-78 (William Milton), 8-89 (Charles Vintcent), 9-93 (Godfrey Cripps), 10-97 (Dante Parkin)
J.J. Ferris29.2115462.20---00
Dick Pougher2182631.49---00
Jack Hearne821211.80---00
England 1st INNINGS
William Chatterton c du Toit b Mills48---00.00
Alec Hearne lbw b Parkin9---00.00
Billy Murdoch c & b Parkin12---00.00
George Hearne c Milton b Parkin0--000.00
Victor Barton c Vintcent b Mills23---10.00
Walter Read (c) b du Toit40---00.00
Dick Pougher  b Hearne17---00.00
Henry Wood not out 134---00.00
J.J. Ferris run out 16---00.00
Jack Hearne c Fichardt b Milton40---20.00
Fred Martin c Mills b Hearne13---00.00
Extras(b 13, nb 4)17
TOTAL(119.2 Ov, RR: 3.09)369
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Alec Hearne), 2-33 (Billy Murdoch), 3-33 (George Hearne), 4-86 (Victor Barton), 5-110 (William Chatterton), 6-144 (Dick Pougher), 7-215 (Walter Read), 8-280 (J.J. Ferris), 9-351 (Jack Hearne), 10-369 (Fred Martin)
Charles Vintcent2485002.50---00
Dante Parkin2648233.78---00
Charles Mills2878323.56---00
Frank Hearne12.204023.87---00
Flooi du Toit1754713.32---00
William Milton922713.60---00
Godfrey Cripps302309.20---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
Tommy Routledge c Pougher b Ferris1--000.00
Frank Hearne  b Ferris23---00.00
Charles Fichardt run out 10---00.00
Charles Mills  b Ferris21---00.00
Barberton Halliwell  b Ferris0--000.00
Charles Vintcent  b Ferris0--000.00
Godfrey Cripps  b Ferris3--000.00
William Milton (c)c A Hearne b Ferris16---00.00
Dante Parkin c & b Martin0--000.00
Clarence Wimble st †Murdoch b Martin0--000.00
Flooi du Toit not out 2--000.00
Extras(b 7)7
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 1.67)83
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Tommy Routledge), 2-30 (Charles Fichardt), 3-40 (Frank Hearne), 4-45 (Barberton Halliwell), 5-45 (Charles Vintcent), 6-59 (Godfrey Cripps), 7-70 (Charles Mills), 8-79 (Dante Parkin), 9-81 (William Milton), 10-83 (Clarence Wimble)
J.J. Ferris25163771.78---00
Fred Martin24.393921.90---00
Sat, 19 Mar - day 1 -England 1st innings 110/5 (Walter Read 15*, null ov)
Sun, 20 Mar - rest day
Mon, 21 Mar - day 2 -South Africa 2nd innings 48/5 (Charles Mills 8*, Godfrey Cripps 0*, null ov)
Tue, 22 Mar - day 3 -South Africa 2nd innings 83/10 (49.3 ov) - end of match
  • For the first time England contested two Test series simultaneously, two days after WW Read's team played the Test Lord Sheffield side began their third match against Australia.
  • The Hearnes provided the second instance of three brothers playing in the same match, Alec and George Gibbons for England, and Frank for South Africa, John Thomas was their cousin.
  • JJ Ferris and WL Murdoch were making their debuts for England after appearing for Australia, Murdoch, the former Australia captain, kept wicket for England in the second innings.
  • F Hearne was making his debut for South Africa after playing twice for England.
  • Wood scored the first century by a wicket-keeper in Test matches; it was his only hundred in first-class cricket.