result
4th Test, Johannesburg, Jan 28 - Feb 1 1928, England tour of South Africa
265 & 215
(49.2 ov, target 153)328 & 156/6
South Africa won by 4 wickets
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Percy Holmes  b Bissett1--00-
Herbert Sutcliffe lbw b Hall37---0-
Ernest Tyldesley lbw b Bissett42---0-
Wally Hammond c †Cameron b Hall28---0-
Bob Wyatt c †Cameron b Hall58---0-
Greville Stevens c Vincent b Hall14---0-
Ewart Astill c Hall b Bissett3--00-
Ian Peebles c Deane b Hall26---0-
Sam Staples  b Bissett39---0-
Rony Stanyforth (c)† b Hall1--00-
Tich Freeman not out 9---0-
Extras(lb 5, nb 2)7
TOTAL(125.4 Ov, RR: 2.10)265
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Percy Holmes), 2-83 (Ernest Tyldesley), 3-83 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 4-136 (Wally Hammond), 5-167 (Greville Stevens), 6-174 (Ewart Astill), 7-198 (Bob Wyatt), 8-253 (Sam Staples), 9-254 (Rony Stanyforth), 10-265 (Ian Peebles)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Finlay-Bissett2354341.86---00
Alf Hall42.4910062.34---00
Buster Nupen3885201.36---00
Cyril Vincent2025402.70---00
Jacobus Duminy20904.50---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herbie Taylor  b Hammond101-145-0-
Jacobus Duminy c Stevens b Hammond7---0-
Denys Morkel  b Hammond0--00-
John Nicolson  b Staples13---0-
Bob Catterall c †Stanyforth b Astill39---0-
Jock Cameron c & b Astill64---0-
Nummy Deane (c)c & b Wyatt39---0-
Buster Nupen c †Stanyforth b Staples0--00-
Cyril Vincent not out 26---1-
George Finlay-Bissett c Stevens b Freeman23---0-
Alf Hall c †Stanyforth b Staples5---0-
Extras(b 8, lb 3)11
TOTAL(92.3 Ov, RR: 3.54)328
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Jacobus Duminy), 2-33 (Denys Morkel), 3-62 (John Nicolson), 4-152 (Bob Catterall), 5-170 (Herbie Taylor), 6-259 (Nummy Deane), 7-268 (Buster Nupen), 8-268 (Jock Cameron), 9-313 (George Finlay-Bissett), 10-328 (Alf Hall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wally Hammond2246232.81---00
Bob Wyatt1104414.00---00
Sam Staples32.378132.49---00
Ian Peebles1204804.00---00
Tich Freeman301816.00---00
Ewart Astill1105525.00---00
Greville Stevens10909.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Percy Holmes  b Vincent63---0-
Herbert Sutcliffe c Vincent b Bissett3--00-
Ernest Tyldesley c Morkel b Nupen8---0-
Wally Hammond lbw b Vincent25---0-
Bob Wyatt lbw b Bissett39---0-
Greville Stevens c Deane b Bissett20---0-
Ewart Astill c Duminy b Bissett17---0-
Ian Peebles lbw b Hall7---0-
Sam Staples  b Hall6---0-
Rony Stanyforth (c)†not out 6---0-
Tich Freeman lbw b Hall4---0-
Extras(b 16, lb 1)17
TOTAL(72 Ov, RR: 2.98)215
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 2-83 (Percy Holmes), 3-83 (Ernest Tyldesley), 4-141 (Wally Hammond), 5-172 (Greville Stevens), 6-185 (Bob Wyatt), 7-192 (Ewart Astill), 8-198 (Ian Peebles), 9-209 (Sam Staples), 10-215 (Tich Freeman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Finlay-Bissett1717044.11---00
Alf Hall2666732.57---00
Buster Nupen1943912.05---00
Cyril Vincent1052222.20---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 153 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herbie Taylor c †Stanyforth b Hammond6---0-
John Nicolson c Hammond b Staples28---0-
Denys Morkel lbw b Staples45---0-
Jacobus Duminy  b Freeman5---0-
Bob Catterall lbw b Staples23---0-
Jock Cameron c Wyatt b Astill18---0-
Nummy Deane (c)not out 8---0-
Buster Nupen not out 4---0-
Extras(b 16, lb 3)19
TOTAL(49.2 Ov, RR: 3.16)156/6
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Herbie Taylor), 2-85 (John Nicolson), 3-98 (Denys Morkel), 4-124 (Bob Catterall), 5-126 (Jacobus Duminy), 6-151 (Jock Cameron)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wally Hammond932012.22---00
Bob Wyatt20603.00---00
Sam Staples2116733.19---00
Tich Freeman1323412.61---00
Ewart Astill3.211013.00---00
Greville Stevens11000.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season1927/28
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 171
Match daysday (4-day match)
Umpires
South Africa Image
Edward Page
South Africa Image
Gustave Verheyen
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 28 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 233/7 (Ian Peebles 19*, Sam Staples 24*)
Sun, 29 Jan - rest day
Mon, 30 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 328
Tue, 31 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 55/1 (John Nicolson 20*, Denys Morkel 15*)
Wed, 01 Feb - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 156/6 (49.2 ov) - end of match