result
2nd Test, Cape Town, Dec 31 1938 - Jan 4 1939, England tour of South Africa
559/9d
(53 ov)(f/o) 286 & 201/2
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton  b Gordon17-30-1-
Paul Gibb c †Wade b Gordon58-162-0-
Eddie Paynter lbw b Langton1-1000-
Wally Hammond (c) b Davies181-336160-
Les Ames  b Gordon115-145130-
Bill Edrich  b Gordon0-500-
Bryan Valentine lbw b Gordon112-159121-
Hedley Verity  b Langton29-78-0-
Doug Wright c Nourse b Langton33---0-
Ken Farnes not out 1--00-
Extras(lb 9, nb 3)12
TOTAL(130.7 Ov, RR: 3.2)559/9d
Did not bat: Tom Goddard 
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Leonard Hutton), 2-30 (Eddie Paynter), 3-139 (Paul Gibb), 4-336 (Les Ames), 5-338 (Bill Edrich), 6-410 (Wally Hammond), 7-504 (Hedley Verity), 8-537 (Bryan Valentine), 9-559 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Eric Davies1617713.60---00
Chud Langton30.7311732.84---00
Norman Gordon40315752.94---00
Xen Balaskas24011503.59---00
Bruce Mitchell2008103.03---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell  b Wright42-220-0-
Pieter van der Bijl c Valentine b Verity37-11230-
Eric Rowan  b Wright6-35-0-
Dudley Nourse lbw b Verity120-268121-
Dooley Briscoe lbw b Goddard2--00-
Billy Wade c Edrich b Verity10---0-
Chud Langton lbw b Goddard0--00-
Xen Balaskas c Paynter b Verity29---0-
Alan Melville (c) b Verity23-10420-
Norman Gordon st †Ames b Goddard0--00-
Eric Davies not out 0--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 8)17
TOTAL(118.6 Ov, RR: 1.8)286
Fall of wickets: 1-66 (Pieter van der Bijl), 2-79 (Eric Rowan), 3-151 (Bruce Mitchell), 4-160 (Dooley Briscoe), 5-176 (Billy Wade), 6-177 (Chud Langton), 7-214 (Xen Balaskas), 8-283 (Dudley Nourse), 9-286 (Norman Gordon), 10-286 (Alan Melville)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ken Farnes1333702.13---00
Bill Edrich511502.25---00
Tom Goddard38156431.26---00
Doug Wright2638322.39---00
Hedley Verity36.6137051.42---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell c †Ames b Farnes1-900-
Pieter van der Bijl hit wicket b Goddard87-13791-
Eric Rowan not out 89---0-
Dudley Nourse not out 19---0-
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 1)5
TOTAL(53 Ov, RR: 2.84)201/2
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-149 (Pieter van der Bijl)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ken Farnes812312.15---00
Bill Edrich31501.25---00
Tom Goddard1116814.63---00
Doug Wright1206203.87---00
Hedley Verity1051300.97---00
Wally Hammond902502.08---00
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season1938/39
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 268
Match daysday (4-day match)
Umpires
South Africa Image
George Sickler
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Richard Ashman
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 31 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 131/2 (Paul Gibb 56*, Wally Hammond 54*)
Sun, 01 Jan - rest day
Mon, 02 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 553/8 (Doug Wright 27*, Ken Farnes 1*)
Tue, 03 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 213/6 (Dudley Nourse 74*, Xen Balaskas 28*)
Wed, 04 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 201/2 (53 ov) - end of match