RESULT
5th Test, Durban, February 04 - 08, 1928, England tour of South Africa
282 & 118
(T:69) 332/7d & 69/2

South Africa won by 8 wickets

England 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Percy Holmes c †Cameron b Bissett0--00-
Herbert Sutcliffe c †Cameron b Vincent51---0-
Ernest Tyldesley c Morkel b Vincent100---0-
Wally Hammond c Catterall b Nupen66---0-
Bob Wyatt c Catterall b Bissett22---0-
Greville Stevens (c)c Taylor b Vincent13---0-
Eddie Dawson lbw b Nupen14---0-
Ewart Astill lbw b Nupen1--00-
Sam Staples  b Nupen2--00-
Harry Elliott c Catterall b Nupen1--00-
Tich Freeman not out 0--00-
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 4)12
TOTAL102.5 Ov (RR: 2.74)282
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Percy Holmes), 2-132 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 3-177 (Ernest Tyldesley), 4-240 (Bob Wyatt), 5-262 (Wally Hammond), 6-264 (Greville Stevens), 7-265 (Ewart Astill), 8-269 (Sam Staples), 9-282 (Harry Elliott), 10-282 (Eddie Dawson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Finlay-Bissett1616123.81---00
Alf Hall1804802.66---00
Buster Nupen33.598352.45---00
Cyril Vincent3146332.03---00
Denys Morkel20301.50---00
John Nicolson201206.00---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herbie Taylor lbw b Staples36---0-
Shunter Coen  b Astill28---0-
Denys Morkel c Hammond b Staples2--00-
John Nicolson  b Astill21---0-
Bob Catterall c Holmes b Astill119---2-
Jock Cameron c Holmes b Freeman53---2-
Nummy Deane (c) b Staples23---0-
Buster Nupen not out 19---0-
Cyril Vincent not out 19---0-
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 2)12
TOTAL113 Ov (RR: 2.93)332/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Shunter Coen), 2-60 (Denys Morkel), 3-87 (Herbie Taylor), 4-95 (John Nicolson), 5-230 (Jock Cameron), 6-278 (Nummy Deane), 7-296 (Bob Catterall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wally Hammond1224103.41---00
Sam Staples44139632.18---00
Bob Wyatt301605.33---00
Tich Freeman1625713.56---00
Ewart Astill36109932.75---00
Greville Stevens201105.50---00
England 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Percy Holmes lbw b Bissett0--00-
Herbert Sutcliffe lbw b Nupen23---0-
Ernest Tyldesley c Deane b Bissett21---0-
Wally Hammond c Vincent b Bissett3--00-
Bob Wyatt not out 20---0-
Greville Stevens (c)c Deane b Bissett18---1-
Eddie Dawson c Vincent b Bissett9---0-
Ewart Astill c Coen b Bissett0--00-
Sam Staples  b Bissett7---0-
Harry Elliott  b Vincent3--00-
Tich Freeman c Hall b Vincent1--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 1, nb 2)13
TOTAL55 Ov (RR: 2.14)118
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Percy Holmes), 2-40 (Ernest Tyldesley), 3-43 (Wally Hammond), 3-49, 4-70 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 5-89 (Greville Stevens), 6-90 (Eddie Dawson), 7-90 (Ewart Astill), 8-103 (Sam Staples), 9-114 (Harry Elliott), 10-118 (Tich Freeman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Finlay-Bissett1952971.52---00
Alf Hall1031801.80---00
Buster Nupen921411.55---00
Cyril Vincent1734422.58---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (Target: 69 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herbie Taylor c Wyatt b Staples29---0-
Shunter Coen not out 25---0-
Buster Nupen c Freeman b Hammond10---0-
Bob Catterall not out 2--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 2)3
TOTAL23.3 Ov (RR: 2.93)69/2
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Herbie Taylor), 2-66 (Buster Nupen)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wally Hammond1022512.50---00
Sam Staples1133012.72---00
Ewart Astill20904.50---00
Ernest Tyldesley0.30204.00---00
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MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Series
Season1927/28
Series result5-match series drawn 2-2
Match numberTest no. 172
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Eddie Dawson
Eddie Dawson
Harry Elliott
Harry Elliott
Umpires
South Africa
AG Laver
South Africa
Geoffrey Treadwell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 04 Feb - day 1 - no play
Sun, 05 Feb - rest day
Mon, 06 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 6/0 (Herbie Taylor 3*, Shunter Coen 2*)
Tue, 07 Feb - day 3 - England 2nd innings 30/1 (Herbert Sutcliffe 10*, Ernest Tyldesley 14*)
Wed, 08 Feb - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 69/2 (23.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • RES Wyatt (2) retired hurt on 4* from 49/3 to 89/5
South Africa Innings
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