result
1st Test, Nottingham, Jun 7 - 11 1947, South Africa tour of England
(51 ov, target 227)533 & 166/1
(f/o) 208 & 551
Match drawn
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell  b Bedser14-40-00.00
Alan Melville (c) b Martin189-3641610.00
Ken Viljoen lbw b Edrich10-44-00.00
Dudley Nourse  b Hollies149-2441510.00
Ossie Dawson st †Evans b Hollies48-101-00.00
Tony Harris c Hutton b Hollies60-133900.00
Athol Rowan not out 34-102-00.00
Lindsay Tuckett lbw b Hollies0-1000.00
Tufty Mann  b Bedser8-18-00.00
Johnny Lindsay  b Bedser0-7000.00
Ian Smith c Yardley b Hollies1-7000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 12, w 1)20
TOTAL(196.3 Ov, RR: 2.71)533
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-44 (Ken Viljoen), 3-363 (Dudley Nourse), 4-384 (Alan Melville), 5-450 (Ossie Dawson), 6-505 (Tony Harris), 7-505 (Lindsay Tuckett), 8-528 (Tufty Mann), 9-530 (Johnny Lindsay), 10-533 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jack Martin36411113.08---00
Alec Bedser57.11410631.85---00
Bill Edrich2085612.80---00
Eric Hollies55.21612352.22---00
Sam Cook2148704.14---00
Norman Yardley502404.80---00
Denis Compton21603.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton lbw b Rowan17-46-00.00
Cyril Washbrook lbw b Tuckett25-60-00.00
Bill Edrich  b Smith57-205100.00
Denis Compton c Mitchell b Tuckett65-135100.00
Tom Dollery  b Dawson9-13-00.00
Norman Yardley (c)lbw b Tuckett22-45-00.00
Godfrey Evans st †Lindsay b Smith2-21000.00
Alec Bedser c Melville b Smith7-8-10.00
Sam Cook  b Tuckett0-2000.00
Jack Martin c †Lindsay b Tuckett0-1000.00
Eric Hollies not out 0-3000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, w 1)4
TOTAL(113.1 Ov, RR: 1.83)208
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Leonard Hutton), 2-48 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-154 (Denis Compton), 4-165 (Tom Dollery), 5-198 (Bill Edrich), 6-198 (Norman Yardley), 7-207 (Alec Bedser), 8-208 (Sam Cook), 9-208 (Jack Martin), 10-208 (Godfrey Evans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett3796851.83---00
Ossie Dawson1323512.69---00
Athol Rowan1664512.81---00
Tufty Mann20131000.50---00
Ian Smith27.1104631.69---00
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton  b Tuckett9-20-00.00
Cyril Washbrook c †Lindsay b Rowan59-150200.00
Bill Edrich  b Smith50-109700.00
Denis Compton c Mitchell b Mann163-2901900.00
Tom Dollery c & b Dawson17-47-00.00
Norman Yardley (c)c Tuckett b Dawson99-2501000.00
Godfrey Evans c & b Smith74-761400.00
Alec Bedser c Harris b Smith2-31000.00
Sam Cook c Dawson b Smith4-19-00.00
Eric Hollies not out 18-52-00.00
Jack Martin  b Rowan26-49-20.00
Extras(b 15, lb 13, w 2)30
TOTAL(226.2 Ov, RR: 2.43)551
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Leonard Hutton), 2-116 (Bill Edrich), 3-133 (Cyril Washbrook), 4-170 (Tom Dollery), 5-407 (Denis Compton), 6-434 (Norman Yardley), 7-472 (Alec Bedser), 8-499 (Godfrey Evans), 9-500 (Sam Cook), 10-551 (Jack Martin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett471212712.70---00
Ossie Dawson2575722.27---00
Athol Rowan43.2810022.30---00
Tufty Mann60229411.56---00
Ian Smith511514342.80---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 227 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell c †Evans b Bedser4-22-00.00
Alan Melville (c)not out 104-1601500.00
Ken Viljoen not out 51-137500.00
Extras(b 1, nb 1, w 5)7
TOTAL(51 Ov, RR: 3.25)166/1
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Bruce Mitchell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jack Martin921802.00---00
Alec Bedser1433112.21---00
Bill Edrich40802.00---00
Eric Hollies913303.66---00
Sam Cook904004.44---00
Denis Compton401403.50---00
Leonard Hutton201507.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season1947
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 285
Match daysday(4-day match)
Test debut
Athol Rowan
Athol Rowan
Ian Smith
Ian Smith
Jack Martin
Jack Martin
Johnny Lindsay
Johnny Lindsay
Lindsay Tuckett
Lindsay Tuckett
Ossie Dawson
Ossie Dawson
Sam Cook
Sam Cook
Tom Dollery
Tom Dollery
Tony Harris
Tony Harris
Tufty Mann
Tufty Mann
Umpires
England Image
Alfred Coleman
England Image
Jack Smart
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 07 Jun - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 376/3 (Alan Melville 183*, Ossie Dawson 3*, null ov)
Sun, 08 Jun - rest day
Mon, 09 Jun - day 2 -England 1st innings 154/2 (Bill Edrich 44*, Denis Compton 65*, null ov)
Tue, 10 Jun - day 3 -England 2nd innings 278/4 (Denis Compton 83*, Norman Yardley 45*, null ov)
Wed, 11 Jun - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 166/1 (51 ov) - end of match