RESULT
5th Test, Durban, March 03 - 14, 1939, England tour of South Africa
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530 & 481
(T:696) 316 & 654/5

Match drawn

South Africa 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Info
South Africa 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
hit wicket b Wright78-20050-
b Perks125-428111-
lbw b Perks33-90-0-
b Wright11---0-
b Perks103-36460-
c †Ames b Perks0--00-
c †Ames b Farnes57---1-
b Perks75-20530-
c Paynter b Verity27---1-
c & b Verity1--00-
not out 0--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 6)20
TOTAL202.6 Ov (RR: 2.61)530
Fall of wickets: 1-131 (Alan Melville), 2-219 (Eric Rowan), 3-236 (Bruce Mitchell), 4-274 (Pieter van der Bijl), 5-278 (Ken Viljoen), 6-368 (Eric Dalton), 7-475 (Dudley Nourse), 8-522 (Ronnie Grieveson), 9-523 (Bob Newson), 10-530 (Chud Langton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
46910811.76---00
41510051.82---00
37614222.87---00
55.6149721.30---00
1443401.82---00
922902.41---00
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
run out 38-144-0-
c †Grieveson b Newson4-30-0-
lbw b Langton62-26030-
st †Grieveson b Dalton24-9000-
c Dalton b Langton84-17270-
c Rowan b Langton1--00-
st †Grieveson b Dalton26---0-
b Dalton3--00-
c Langton b Dalton26---0-
b Newson20---0-
not out 2--00-
Extras(b 7, lb 17, nb 1, w 1)26
TOTAL117.6 Ov (RR: 2.68)316
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Paul Gibb), 2-64 (Leonard Hutton), 3-125 (Wally Hammond), 4-169 (Eddie Paynter), 5-171 (Bill Edrich), 6-229 (Bryan Valentine), 7-245 (Hedley Verity), 8-276 (Les Ames), 9-305 (Doug Wright), 10-316 (Ken Farnes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
25.655821.68---00
35127131.52---00
3778201.66---00
702002.14---00
1315943.40---00
South Africa 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
hit wicket b Verity89-22260-
c Paynter b Wright97-23070-
c Edrich b Verity0--00-
c Hutton b Farnes25--30-
b Perks74-18370-
b Farnes103-199100-
c & b Wright21--31-
b Farnes39---0-
c Hammond b Farnes6---0-
b Wright3--00-
not out 7---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 8, nb 4)17
TOTAL142.1 Ov (RR: 3.38)481
Fall of wickets: 1-191 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-191 (Eric Rowan), 3-191 (Pieter van der Bijl), 4-242 (Dudley Nourse), 5-346 (Ken Viljoen), 6-382 (Eric Dalton), 7-434 (Alan Melville), 8-450 (Chud Langton), 9-462 (Bob Newson), 10-481 (Ronnie Grieveson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
22.127442.50---00
3269912.32---00
32714633.42---00
4098721.63---00
913002.50---00
611802.25---00
101007.50---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 696 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Mitchell55---0-
b Dalton120-45120-
c Gordon b Langton219-460250-
st †Grieveson b Dalton140-34970-
c †Grieveson b Gordon75-21350-
not out 17---0-
not out 4---0-
Extras(b 8, lb 12, nb 3, w 1)24
TOTAL218.2 Ov (RR: 2.99)654/5
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Leonard Hutton), 2-358 (Paul Gibb), 3-447 (Bill Edrich), 4-611 (Eddie Paynter), 5-650 (Wally Hammond)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
4349101.58---00
561213211.76---00
55.21017412.36---00
37413312.69---00
27310022.77---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 03 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 229/2 (Pieter van der Bijl 105*, Bruce Mitchell 4*)
Sat, 04 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 423/6 (Dudley Nourse 77*, Ronnie Grieveson 26*)
Sun, 05 Mar - rest day
Mon, 06 Mar - day 3 - England 1st innings 35/1 (Leonard Hutton 24*, Eddie Paynter 6*)
Tue, 07 Mar - day 4 - England 1st innings 268/7 (Les Ames 82*, Doug Wright 5*)
Wed, 08 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 193/3 (Dudley Nourse 1*, Ken Viljoen 1*)
Thu, 09 Mar - day 6 - England 2nd innings 0/0 (Leonard Hutton 0*, Paul Gibb 0*)
Fri, 10 Mar - day 7 - England 2nd innings 253/1 (Paul Gibb 78*, Bill Edrich 107*)
Sat, 11 Mar - day 8 - no play
Sun, 12 Mar - rest day
Mon, 13 Mar - day 9 - England 2nd innings 496/3 (Wally Hammond 58*, Eddie Paynter 24*)
Tue, 14 Mar - day 10 - England 2nd innings 654/5 (218.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Series
Season1938/39
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 271
Match daysday (0-day match)
Test debut
Umpires