result
1st Test, Johannesburg, Dec 24 - 28 1938, England tour of South Africa
422 & 291/4d
(51 ov, target 324)390 & 108/1
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Edrich c Mitchell b Davies44-10100.00
Paul Gibb c Melville b Mitchell93-27070-
Eddie Paynter  b Mitchell117-17681-
Wally Hammond (c)lbw b Gordon24---0-
Les Ames c †Wade b Gordon42---0-
Norman Yardley c & b Mitchell7---0-
Bryan Valentine c †Wade b Gordon97-138110-
Hedley Verity  b Dalton26---0-
Len Wilkinson lbw b Gordon2--00-
Ken Farnes  b Gordon0--00-
Tom Goddard not out 0--00-
Extras(b 3, lb 6, nb 1)10
TOTAL(113.4 Ov, RR: 2.78)422
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Bill Edrich), 2-188 (Eddie Paynter), 3-234 (Wally Hammond), 4-278 (Paul Gibb), 5-292 (Les Ames), 6-294 (Norman Yardley), 7-378 (Hedley Verity), 8-389 (Len Wilkinson), 9-415 (Ken Farnes), 10-422 (Bryan Valentine)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Eric Davies19010214.02---00
Chud Langton2757402.05---00
Norman Gordon33.4310352.30---00
Bruce Mitchell2227532.55---00
Eric Dalton1014213.15---00
Gerald Bond201606.00---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell  b Farnes73---0-
Pieter van der Bijl lbw b Verity4---0-
Alan Melville (c)c & b Verity0--00-
Dudley Nourse c & b Goddard73-16361-
Norman Gordon st †Ames b Goddard011000.00
Billy Wade  b Goddard011000.00
Ken Viljoen  b Wilkinson50-162-0-
Eric Dalton c Edrich b Verity102-14590-
Gerald Bond lbw b Wilkinson011000.00
Chud Langton not out 64-95-2-
Eric Davies  b Verity0--00-
Extras(b 5, lb 18, nb 1)24
TOTAL(135.1 Ov, RR: 2.16)390
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Pieter van der Bijl), 2-44 (Alan Melville), 3-160 (Dudley Nourse), 4-160 (Norman Gordon), 5-160 (Billy Wade), 6-173 (Bruce Mitchell), 7-281 (Ken Viljoen), 8-281 (Gerald Bond), 9-378 (Eric Dalton), 10-390 (Eric Davies)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ken Farnes2318712.83---00
Bill Edrich904403.66---00
Hedley Verity44.1166141.03---00
Wally Hammond1032702.02---00
Len Wilkinson2209323.17---00
Tom Goddard2755431.50---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Edrich c Mitchell b Gordon10---0-
Paul Gibb  b Dalton106-192-0-
Eddie Paynter c Langton b Gordon100-189100-
Wally Hammond (c)lbw b Dalton58-50-0-
Les Ames not out 3--00-
Extras(b 7, lb 2, nb 3, w 2)14
TOTAL(61.5 Ov, RR: 3.54)291/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Bill Edrich), 2-206 (Paul Gibb), 3-281 (Eddie Paynter), 4-291 (Wally Hammond)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Eric Davies1426703.58---00
Chud Langton1636403.00---00
Norman Gordon1405923.16---00
Bruce Mitchell1115803.95---00
Eric Dalton6.502923.28---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 324 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell not out 48-16550-
Pieter van der Bijl  b Hammond38-13031-
Dudley Nourse not out 17-35-0-
Extras(lb 5)5
TOTAL(51 Ov, RR: 1.58)108/1
Fall of wickets: 1-67 (Pieter van der Bijl)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ken Farnes731701.82---00
Bill Edrich30701.75---00
Hedley Verity1681700.79---00
Wally Hammond631311.62---00
Len Wilkinson831801.68---00
Tom Goddard1133102.11---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season1938/39
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 267
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Alan Melville
Alan Melville
Billy Wade
Billy Wade
Gerald Bond
Gerald Bond
Len Wilkinson
Len Wilkinson
Norman Gordon
Norman Gordon
Norman Yardley
Norman Yardley
Paul Gibb
Paul Gibb
Pieter van der Bijl
Pieter van der Bijl
Umpires
South Africa Image
George Sickler
South Africa Image
Richard Ashman
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 24 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 326/6 (Bryan Valentine 12*, Hedley Verity 19*)
Sun, 25 Dec - rest day
Mon, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 166/5 (Bruce Mitchell 72*, Ken Viljoen 0*)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 103/1 (Paul Gibb 53*, Eddie Paynter 32*)
Wed, 28 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 108/1 (51 ov) - end of match