result
1st Test, Durban, Dec 11 - 15 1953, New Zealand tour of South Africa
(82.1 ov)(f/o) 230 & 149
South Africa won by an innings and 58 runs
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jackie McGlew  b MacGibbon84-20590-
John Waite  b Overton43-163-0-
Russell Endean  b MacGibbon6---0-
Ken Funston lbw b Reid39---0-
Roy McLean c Chapple b Blair101-138110-
John Watkins c †Mooney b MacGibbon29---0-
Jack Cheetham (c) b Rabone17---0-
Clive van Ryneveld not out 68-10150-
Hugh Tayfield  b Overton28---1-
Anton Murray  b Blair0--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 8, nb 3, w 1)22
TOTAL(115 Ov, RR: 2.85)437/9d
Did not bat: Neil Adcock 
Fall of wickets: 1-113 (John Waite), 2-140 (Russell Endean), 3-143 (Jackie McGlew), 4-278 (Ken Funston), 5-294 (Roy McLean), 6-335 (Jack Cheetham), 7-337 (John Watkins), 8-422 (Hugh Tayfield), 9-437 (Anton Murray)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Blair22210423.54---00
John Reid1624912.29---00
Guy Overton2789222.55---00
Tony MacGibbon2747332.02---00
Matt Poore503004.50---00
Eric Dempster1013602.70---00
Geoff Rabone803112.90---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bert Sutcliffe c †Waite b Tayfield20---0-
Geoff Rabone (c)lbw b Tayfield107-36190-
Murray Chapple  b Tayfield1--00-
John Reid  b Tayfield6---0-
Lawrie Miller lbw b van Ryneveld13---0-
Matt Poore c Cheetham b Tayfield32---0-
Frank Mooney  b Watkins9---0-
Tony MacGibbon st †Waite b van Ryneveld21---0-
Eric Dempster not out 7---0-
Bob Blair  b Tayfield2--00-
Guy Overton  b van Ryneveld2--00-
Extras(b 9, lb 1)10
TOTAL(105.6 Ov, RR: 1.63)230
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Bert Sutcliffe), 2-53 (Murray Chapple), 3-75 (John Reid), 4-100 (Lawrie Miller), 5-162 (Matt Poore), 6-181 (Frank Mooney), 7-215 (Tony MacGibbon), 8-215 (Geoff Rabone), 9-219 (Bob Blair), 10-230 (Guy Overton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Neil Adcock1935202.05---00
John Watkins1552811.40---00
Anton Murray75900.96---00
Hugh Tayfield36176261.29---00
Clive van Ryneveld28.666931.80---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bert Sutcliffe c Endean b Tayfield16---0-
Murray Chapple c Funston b Watkins1--00-
John Reid c Funston b Watkins0--00-
Frank Mooney c †Waite b Adcock7---0-
Geoff Rabone (c) b Adcock68-18470-
Lawrie Miller lbw b Murray18---0-
Matt Poore st †Waite b van Ryneveld1--00-
Tony MacGibbon c Watkins b Tayfield19---0-
Eric Dempster c McGlew b Adcock0--00-
Bob Blair st †Waite b Tayfield6---0-
Guy Overton not out 3--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 3, nb 1)10
TOTAL(82.1 Ov, RR: 1.36)149
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Murray Chapple), 2-15 (John Reid), 3-24 (Bert Sutcliffe), 4-36 (Frank Mooney), 5-85 (Lawrie Miller), 6-103 (Matt Poore), 7-125 (Geoff Rabone), 8-125 (Eric Dempster), 9-146 (Tony MacGibbon), 10-149 (Bob Blair)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Neil Adcock1443832.03---00
John Watkins1471620.85---00
Anton Murray74810.85---00
Hugh Tayfield26.1123531.00---00
Clive van Ryneveld2194211.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of South Africa
Season1953/54
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 377
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Guy Overton
Guy Overton
Neil Adcock
Neil Adcock
Umpires
South Africa Image
Basil Malan
South Africa Image
Okey McCabe
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 11 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 278/3 (Ken Funston 39*, Roy McLean 93*)
Sat, 12 Dec - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 70/2 (Geoff Rabone 40*, John Reid 5*)
Sun, 13 Dec - rest day
Mon, 14 Dec - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 22/2 (Bert Sutcliffe 15*, Frank Mooney 5*)
Tue, 15 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 149 (82.1 ov) - end of match