result
4th Test, Johannesburg, Feb 18 - 22 1939, England tour of South Africa
(60 ov)215 & 203/4
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton  b Mitchell92-20270-
Paul Gibb c Mitchell b Langton9---0-
Eddie Paynter c Newson b Langton40-7920-
Wally Hammond (c)c Newson b Gordon1--00-
Les Ames  b Langton34-54-0-
Bryan Valentine c †Grieveson b Gordon11---0-
Bill Edrich lbw b Langton6---0-
Hedley Verity c Rowan b Mitchell8---0-
Ken Farnes c †Grieveson b Newson4--10-
Tom Goddard c van der Bijl b Langton8---0-
Len Wilkinson not out 1--00-
Extras(w 1)1
TOTAL(64.2 Ov, RR: 2.50)215
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Paul Gibb), 2-96 (Eddie Paynter), 3-99 (Wally Hammond), 4-159 (Les Ames), 5-187 (Bryan Valentine), 6-187 (Leonard Hutton), 7-197 (Hedley Verity), 8-201 (Bill Edrich), 9-205 (Ken Farnes), 10-215 (Tom Goddard)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Newson1305313.05---00
Chud Langton19.215852.25---00
Norman Gordon1514722.35---00
Bruce Mitchell1233722.31---00
Eric Dalton501902.85---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Pieter van der Bijl lbw b Goddard31---0-
Alan Melville (c)c Verity b Wilkinson67-99100-
Eric Rowan  b Farnes85-218-0-
Bruce Mitchell c †Ames b Farnes63-11270-
Dudley Nourse hit wicket b Verity38--40-
Chud Langton c Hutton b Verity6---0-
Eric Dalton not out 20---0-
Bob Newson  b Hammond16---0-
Ken Viljoen lbw b Verity5---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 1)18
TOTAL(101.5 Ov, RR: 2.57)349/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-108 (Alan Melville), 2-108 (Pieter van der Bijl), 3-224 (Bruce Mitchell), 4-280 (Dudley Nourse), 5-294 (Chud Langton), 6-311 (Eric Rowan), 7-340 (Bob Newson), 8-349 (Ken Viljoen)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ken Farnes2676421.84---00
Bill Edrich401102.06---00
Hedley Verity37.51012732.53---00
Tom Goddard1826512.70---00
Len Wilkinson904513.75---00
Wally Hammond711912.03---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c †Grieveson b Gordon32-100-0-
Paul Gibb c †Grieveson b Gordon45-140-0-
Eddie Paynter c †Grieveson b Newson15---0-
Wally Hammond (c)not out 61---0-
Les Ames  b Gordon17---0-
Bryan Valentine not out 25---0-
Extras(b 2, lb 6)8
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 2.53)203/4
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Leonard Hutton), 2-91 (Eddie Paynter), 3-103 (Paul Gibb), 4-145 (Les Ames)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Newson1122211.50---00
Chud Langton1214903.06---00
Norman Gordon2245831.97---00
Bruce Mitchell1214202.62---00
Eric Dalton302406.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Season1938/39
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 270
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Ronnie Grieveson
Ronnie Grieveson
Umpires
South Africa Image
George Sickler
South Africa Image
Richard Ashman
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 18 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 11/0 (Pieter van der Bijl 2*, Alan Melville 9*)
Sun, 19 Feb - rest day
Mon, 20 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 249/3 (Eric Rowan 53*, Dudley Nourse 20*)
Tue, 21 Feb - day 3 - no play
Wed, 22 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 203/4 (60 ov) - end of match