result
1st Test, Brisbane, Dec 5 - 10 1952, South Africa tour of Australia
280 & 277
(107 ov, target 337)221 & 240
Australia won by 96 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c & b Watkins27-8540-
Arthur Morris lbw b Watkins29-7740-
Neil Harvey c sub b Melle109-155160-
Lindsay Hassett (c)c †Waite b Watkins55-17260-
Keith Miller  b Watkins3-600-
Graeme Hole c Tayfield b Melle8-2410-
Ray Lindwall lbw b Melle5-3200-
Gil Langley c Tayfield b Melle17-6000-
Doug Ring c Mansell b Melle13-2810-
Ian Johnson lbw b Melle7-2200-
Bill Johnston not out 1-1500-
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 2)6
TOTAL(81.5 Ov, RR: 2.57)280
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Arthur Morris), 2-56 (Colin McDonald), 3-211 (Neil Harvey), 4-216 (Keith Miller), 5-231 (Lindsay Hassett), 6-237 (Graeme Hole), 7-252 (Ray Lindwall), 8-272 (Doug Ring), 9-273 (Gil Langley), 10-280 (Ian Johnson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Melle20.507162.58---00
John Watkins2484141.28---00
Anton Murray1416303.37---00
Hugh Tayfield1535902.95---00
Percy Mansell804003.75---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jackie McGlew c Johnson b Miller9-920-
John Waite lbw b Ring39-10740-
Russell Endean c †Langley b Ring14-4300-
Ken Funston  b Ring33-8411-
Roy McLean c Miller b Johnson13-1610-
Jack Cheetham (c)c †Langley b Lindwall26-9610-
John Watkins c Miller b Ring25-5030-
Percy Mansell c Lindwall b Ring31-4350-
Anton Murray lbw b Johnston18-4310-
Hugh Tayfield lbw b Ring3-2000-
Michael Melle not out 7-610-
Extras(b 3)3
TOTAL(62.6 Ov, RR: 2.64)221
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Jackie McGlew), 2-39 (Russell Endean), 3-88 (John Waite), 4-103 (Roy McLean), 5-113 (Ken Funston), 6-153 (John Watkins), 7-177 (Jack Cheetham), 8-195 (Percy Mansell), 9-211 (Hugh Tayfield), 10-221 (Anton Murray)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1204813.00---00
Keith Miller1004613.45---00
Bill Johnston7.622112.03---00
Doug Ring2127262.57---00
Ian Johnson1233111.93---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald st †Waite b Tayfield17-11010-
Arthur Morris c Melle b Tayfield58-19030-
Lindsay Hassett (c)c McGlew b Melle17-3930-
Neil Harvey run out 52-10340-
Keith Miller lbw b Tayfield3-2000-
Graeme Hole lbw b Melle42-8160-
Ray Lindwall not out 38-14030-
Gil Langley  b Watkins27-4530-
Doug Ring  b Melle4-510-
Ian Johnson lbw b Watkins13-4520-
Bill Johnston c McGlew b Tayfield0-400-
Extras(b 2, lb 4)6
TOTAL(98.3 Ov, RR: 2.11)277
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Colin McDonald), 2-75 (Lindsay Hassett), 3-115 (Arthur Morris), 4-123 (Keith Miller), 5-160 (Neil Harvey), 6-198 (Graeme Hole), 7-246 (Gil Langley), 8-251 (Doug Ring), 9-276 (Ian Johnson), 10-277 (Bill Johnston)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Melle2629532.74---00
John Watkins26134721.35---00
Anton Murray1371300.75---00
Hugh Tayfield33.3511642.60---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 337 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jackie McGlew lbw b Lindwall69-26040-
John Waite st †Langley b Johnson14-4920-
Russell Endean lbw b Lindwall12-5400-
Ken Funston c †Langley b Johnston65-20321-
Roy McLean  b Lindwall38-9640-
Jack Cheetham (c) b Johnston18-8710-
John Watkins hit wicket b Johnson1-500-
Percy Mansell  b Lindwall4-900-
Anton Murray not out 11-5500-
Hugh Tayfield c †Langley b Johnson1-500-
Michael Melle  b Lindwall4-2400-
Extras(b 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(107 Ov, RR: 1.68)240
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (John Waite), 2-57 (Russell Endean), 3-153 (Jackie McGlew), 4-170 (Ken Funston), 5-209 (Roy McLean), 6-210 (John Watkins), 7-215 (Percy Mansell), 8-226 (Jack Cheetham), 9-227 (Hugh Tayfield), 10-240 (Michael Melle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall3086051.50---00
Bill Johnston2656221.78---00
Doug Ring1735802.55---00
Ian Johnson3075231.30---00
Graeme Hole30501.25---00
Neil Harvey11000.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season1952/53
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 359
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Anton Murray
Anton Murray
Ken Funston
Ken Funston
Umpires
Australia Image
Herb Elphinstone
Australia Image
Ronald Wright
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 05 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 273/8 (Gil Langley 17*, Ian Johnson 1*)
Sat, 06 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 2/0 (Colin McDonald 1*, Arthur Morris 1*)
Sun, 07 Dec - rest day
Mon, 08 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 242/6 (Ray Lindwall 30*, Gil Langley 23*)
Tue, 09 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 150/2 (Jackie McGlew 68*, Ken Funston 53*)
Wed, 10 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 240 (107 ov) - end of match