result
2nd Test, Cape Town, Dec 31 1927 - Jan 4 1928, England tour of South Africa
133 & 428
(101.1 ov, target 312)250 & 224
England won by 87 runs
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Percy Holmes  b Bissett9---0-
Herbert Sutcliffe c Nupen b Bissett29---0-
Ernest Tyldesley  b Bissett0--00-
Wally Hammond lbw b Morkel43---0-
Greville Stevens c †Cameron b Bissett0--00-
Bob Wyatt lbw b Bissett2--00-
Ewart Astill lbw b Vincent25---0-
Rony Stanyforth (c)† b Vincent4---0-
George Geary lbw b Vincent0--00-
Ian Peebles not out 3--00-
Tich Freeman st †Cameron b Vincent7---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 5)11
TOTAL(59.1 Ov, RR: 2.24)133
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Percy Holmes), 2-14 (Ernest Tyldesley), 3-50 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 4-59 (Greville Stevens), 5-66 (Bob Wyatt), 6-97 (Wally Hammond), 7-106 (Rony Stanyforth), 8-106 (George Geary), 9-123 (Ewart Astill), 10-133 (Tich Freeman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Finlay-Bissett1753752.17---00
Denys Morkel932012.22---00
Cyril Vincent15.142241.45---00
Buster Nupen301003.33---00
Henry Promnitz1553302.20---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herbie Taylor hit wicket b Freeman68---0-
Mick Commaille lbw b Freeman13---0-
Jock Cameron c Geary b Stevens19---0-
Bob Catterall  b Hammond9---0-
Denys Morkel  b Freeman36---0-
Archibald Palm c Stevens b Freeman2--00-
Nummy Deane (c)c †Stanyforth b Hammond41---0-
Cyril Vincent  b Astill13---0-
Buster Nupen not out 39---0-
George Finlay-Bissett  b Hammond3--00-
Henry Promnitz run out 3--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 2)4
TOTAL(101 Ov, RR: 2.47)250
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Mick Commaille), 2-72 (Jock Cameron), 3-99 (Bob Catterall), 4-128 (Herbie Taylor), 5-140 (Archibald Palm), 6-153 (Denys Morkel), 7-197 (Cyril Vincent), 8-211 (Nummy Deane), 9-221 (George Finlay-Bissett), 10-250 (Henry Promnitz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Geary2325002.17---00
Wally Hammond1745333.11---00
Tich Freeman29125842.00---00
Ian Peebles1432701.92---00
Greville Stevens1012612.60---00
Ewart Astill803214.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Percy Holmes c Vincent b Nupen88---0-
Herbert Sutcliffe  b Bissett99---0-
Ernest Tyldesley lbw b Promnitz87---0-
Wally Hammond c Palm b Promnitz14---0-
Greville Stevens c Morkel b Bissett2--00-
Bob Wyatt c Promnitz b Bissett91---0-
Ewart Astill c †Cameron b Vincent9---0-
Rony Stanyforth (c)† b Vincent1--00-
George Geary  b Vincent1--00-
Ian Peebles c Vincent b Promnitz6---0-
Tich Freeman not out 0--00-
Extras(b 19, lb 5, nb 6)30
TOTAL(158.5 Ov, RR: 2.69)428
Fall of wickets: 1-140 (Percy Holmes), 2-233 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 3-278 (Wally Hammond), 4-282 (Greville Stevens), 5-326 (Ernest Tyldesley), 6-348 (Ewart Astill), 7-350 (Rony Stanyforth), 8-360 (George Geary), 9-415 (Ian Peebles), 10-428 (Bob Wyatt)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Finlay-Bissett31.559933.10---00
Denys Morkel2146002.85---00
Cyril Vincent40109332.32---00
Buster Nupen3689012.50---00
Henry Promnitz30105631.86---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 312 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herbie Taylor run out 71---0-
Mick Commaille c Astill b Hammond47---0-
Jock Cameron  b Hammond19---0-
Bob Catterall lbw b Astill10---0-
Denys Morkel c Holmes b Astill23---0-
Nummy Deane (c)c Hammond b Freeman4---0-
Archibald Palm c Hammond b Freeman13---0-
Cyril Vincent c Hammond b Freeman11---0-
Buster Nupen  b Astill1--00-
George Finlay-Bissett not out 11---0-
Henry Promnitz  b Peebles2--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 2)12
TOTAL(101.1 Ov, RR: 2.21)224
Fall of wickets: 1-115 (Mick Commaille), 2-126 (Herbie Taylor), 3-147 (Jock Cameron), 4-161 (Bob Catterall), 5-166 (Nummy Deane), 6-190 (Archibald Palm), 7-197 (Denys Morkel), 8-206 (Buster Nupen), 9-210 (Cyril Vincent), 10-224 (Henry Promnitz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wally Hammond30135021.66---00
Tich Freeman2276633.00---00
Ian Peebles12.142612.13---00
Greville Stevens501703.40---00
Ewart Astill29114831.65---00
Bob Wyatt30501.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season1927/28
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 169
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Archibald Palm
Archibald Palm
George Finlay-Bissett
George Finlay-Bissett
Umpires
South Africa Image
Geoffrey Treadwell
South Africa Image
Harry Adams
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 31 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 128/4 (Denys Morkel 17*)
Sun, 01 Jan - rest day
Mon, 02 Jan - day 2 - England 2nd innings 220/1 (Herbert Sutcliffe 92*, Ernest Tyldesley 24*)
Tue, 03 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 412/8 (Bob Wyatt 76*, Ian Peebles 6*)
Wed, 04 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 224 (101.1 ov) - end of match