result
2nd Test, Lord's, Jun 21 - 25 1947, South Africa tour of England
(target 26)554/8d & 26/0
(f/o) 327 & 252
England won by 10 wickets
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton  b Rowan181211101014.87
Cyril Washbrook c Tuckett b Dawson65-140-0-
Bill Edrich  b Mann189-361261-
Denis Compton c Rowan b Tuckett208-354200-
Charlie Barnett  b Tuckett33-31-0-
Norman Yardley (c)c Rowan b Tuckett5-17-0-
Godfrey Evans  b Tuckett16-17-0-
George Pope not out 8-10-0-
Alec Bedser  b Tuckett0-100-
Extras(b 2, lb 10)12
TOTAL(215 Ov, RR: 2.57)554/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Leonard Hutton), 2-96 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-466 (Bill Edrich), 4-515 (Denis Compton), 5-526 (Charlie Barnett), 6-541 (Norman Yardley), 7-554 (Godfrey Evans), 8-554 (Alec Bedser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett47811552.44---00
Ossie Dawson33118112.45---00
Tufty Mann53169911.86---00
Athol Rowan651117412.67---00
Ian Smith1727304.29---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell st †Evans b Compton46-95-0-
Alan Melville (c)c Bedser b Hollies117-253130-
Ken Viljoen  b Wright1-800-
Dudley Nourse lbw b Wright61-159-0-
Ossie Dawson c Barnett b Hollies36-103-0-
Tony Harris st †Evans b Compton30-83-0-
Athol Rowan  b Wright8-11-0-
Lindsay Tuckett  b Wright5-22-0-
Tufty Mann  b Wright4-12-0-
Johnny Lindsay not out 7-31-0-
Ian Smith c Edrich b Pope11-24-0-
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(142.2 Ov, RR: 2.29)327
Fall of wickets: 1-95 (Bruce Mitchell), 2-104 (Ken Viljoen), 3-222 (Alan Melville), 4-230 (Dudley Nourse), 5-290 (Tony Harris), 6-300 (Ossie Dawson), 7-302 (Athol Rowan), 8-308 (Tufty Mann), 9-309 (Lindsay Tuckett), 10-327 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Edrich912202.44---00
Alec Bedser2617602.92---00
George Pope19.254912.53---00
Doug Wright39109552.43---00
Eric Hollies28105221.85---00
Denis Compton21113221.52---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell c Edrich b Wright80-253-0-
Alan Melville (c) b Edrich8-36-0-
Ken Viljoen  b Edrich6-15-0-
Dudley Nourse  b Edrich58-102-0-
Ossie Dawson c Edrich b Compton33-99-0-
Tony Harris c Yardley b Compton3-1300-
Athol Rowan not out 38-98-0-
Lindsay Tuckett lbw b Wright9-37-0-
Tufty Mann  b Wright5-9-0-
Johnny Lindsay c Yardley b Wright5-36-0-
Ian Smith c Edrich b Wright0-100-
Extras(b 3, lb 4)7
TOTAL(127.2 Ov, RR: 1.97)252
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Alan Melville), 2-28 (Ken Viljoen), 3-120 (Dudley Nourse), 4-192 (Bruce Mitchell), 5-192 (Ossie Dawson), 6-201 (Tony Harris), 7-224 (Lindsay Tuckett), 8-236 (Tufty Mann), 9-252 (Johnny Lindsay), 10-252 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Edrich1353132.38---00
Alec Bedser1462001.42---00
George Pope1773602.11---00
Doug Wright32.268052.47---00
Eric Hollies2073201.60---00
Denis Compton31104621.48---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 26 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton not out 13-30-0-
Cyril Washbrook not out 13-30-0-
Extras0
TOTAL(12.1 Ov, RR: 2.13)26
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett30401.33---00
Ossie Dawson62601.00---00
Tufty Mann3.111605.05---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season1947
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 286
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
George Pope
George Pope
Umpires
England Image
Dai Davies
England Image
Herbert Baldwin
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 21 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 312/2 (Bill Edrich 109*, Denis Compton 110*)
Sun, 22 Jun - rest day
Mon, 23 Jun - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 167/2 (Alan Melville 96*, Dudley Nourse 24*)
Tue, 24 Jun - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 120/2 (Bruce Mitchell 47*, Dudley Nourse 58*)
Wed, 25 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 26/0 (12.1 ov) - end of match