result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 24 - 30 1952, South Africa tour of Australia
227 & 388
(95.1 ov, target 373)243 & 290
South Africa won by 82 runs
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jackie McGlew  b Lindwall46-16320-
John Waite c Lindwall b Miller015000.00
Russell Endean c Benaud b Lindwall2-1300-
Ken Funston c Ring b Miller9-3800-
Roy McLean c Lindwall b Ring27-4020-
Jack Cheetham (c)c Johnston b Miller15-2800-
John Watkins c †Langley b Benaud19-5010-
Percy Mansell  b Lindwall24-4240-
Anton Murray c Johnston b Benaud51-10650-
Hugh Tayfield c †Langley b Miller23-5910-
Michael Melle not out 4-2000-
Extras(b 4, lb 3)7
TOTAL(71.6 Ov, RR: 2.37)227
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (John Waite), 2-9 (Russell Endean), 3-27 (Ken Funston), 4-63 (Roy McLean), 5-93 (Jack Cheetham), 6-112 (Jackie McGlew), 7-126 (John Watkins), 8-156 (Percy Mansell), 9-207 (Hugh Tayfield), 10-227 (Anton Murray)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1422931.55---00
Keith Miller2136242.21---00
Bill Johnston1223702.31---00
Doug Ring1817213.00---00
Richie Benaud6.612022.22---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c sub b Mansell82-16570-
Arthur Morris c & b Tayfield43-10710-
Neil Harvey c Cheetham b Tayfield11-1610-
Lindsay Hassett (c)c Melle b Mansell18-5410-
Keith Miller c Endean b Tayfield52-10151-
Graeme Hole c †Waite b Mansell13-2710-
Richie Benaud  b Tayfield5-2200-
Ray Lindwall run out 1-1000-
Doug Ring c McGlew b Tayfield14-2220-
Gil Langley not out 2-1000-
Bill Johnston lbw b Tayfield0-200-
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(71.4 Ov, RR: 2.54)243
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Arthur Morris), 2-98 (Neil Harvey), 3-155 (Colin McDonald), 4-158 (Lindsay Hassett), 5-188 (Graeme Hole), 6-211 (Richie Benaud), 7-219 (Ray Lindwall), 8-239 (Doug Ring), 9-243 (Keith Miller), 10-243 (Bill Johnston)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Melle1407303.91---00
John Watkins611501.87---00
Anton Murray311102.75---00
Hugh Tayfield29.498462.13---00
Percy Mansell1935832.28---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jackie McGlew st †Langley b Ring13-4710-
John Waite c Hole b Miller62-19550-
Russell Endean not out 162-45290-
Ken Funston run out 26-7320-
Roy McLean lbw b Miller42-6560-
Jack Cheetham (c)lbw b Johnston6-4300-
John Watkins  b Johnston3-1600-
Percy Mansell  b Miller18-4040-
Anton Murray st †Langley b Ring23-3930-
Hugh Tayfield lbw b Lindwall22-2950-
Michael Melle  b Lindwall0-200-
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 1, w 4)11
TOTAL(128.5 Ov, RR: 2.26)388
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Jackie McGlew), 2-134 (John Waite), 3-196 (Ken Funston), 4-261 (Roy McLean), 5-284 (Jack Cheetham), 6-290 (John Watkins), 7-317 (Percy Mansell), 8-353 (Anton Murray), 9-388 (Hugh Tayfield), 10-388 (Michael Melle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall31.548722.06---00
Keith Miller2255131.73---00
Bill Johnston3197721.86---00
Doug Ring31511522.78---00
Richie Benaud602302.87---00
Graeme Hole702402.57---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 373 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c Mansell b Murray23-5330-
Arthur Morris c Watkins b Melle1-1200-
Lindsay Hassett (c)lbw b Tayfield21-9520-
Neil Harvey c Watkins b Tayfield60-9460-
Keith Miller  b Tayfield31-6120-
Gil Langley  b Tayfield4-1300-
Graeme Hole  b Tayfield25-4940-
Richie Benaud c Melle b Tayfield45-17640-
Ray Lindwall  b Melle19-6130-
Doug Ring c Melle b Tayfield53-8160-
Bill Johnston not out 028000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 1)8
TOTAL(95.1 Ov, RR: 2.28)290
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Arthur Morris), 2-34 (Colin McDonald), 3-76 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-131 (Neil Harvey), 5-139 (Gil Langley), 6-148 (Keith Miller), 7-181 (Graeme Hole), 8-216 (Ray Lindwall), 9-277 (Richie Benaud), 10-290 (Doug Ring)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Melle1123922.65---00
John Watkins1023402.54---00
Anton Murray2375911.92---00
Hugh Tayfield37.1138171.63---00
Percy Mansell1426903.69---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season1952/53
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 361
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Herb Elphinstone
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Mel McInnes
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 24 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 26/0 (Colin McDonald 14*, Arthur Morris 11*)
Thu, 25 Dec - rest day
Fri, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 6/0 (Jackie McGlew 4*, John Waite 2*)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 267/4 (Russell Endean 115*, Jack Cheetham 2*)
Sun, 28 Dec - rest day
Mon, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 132/4 (Keith Miller 23*, Gil Langley 0*)
Tue, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 290 (95.1 ov) - end of match