result
3rd Test, Manchester, Jul 5 - 9 1947, South Africa tour of England
339 & 267
(36.5 ov, target 129)478 & 130/3
England won by 7 wickets
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Alan Melville (c)c Hutton b Gladwin17-48-00.00
Dennis Dyer  b Edrich62-177-00.00
Bruce Mitchell run out 80-223-00.00
Dudley Nourse c Yardley b Cranston23-36-00.00
Ken Viljoen c Compton b Edrich93-243-00.00
Ossie Dawson  b Cranston1-7000.00
Athol Rowan lbw b Hollies13-54-00.00
Lindsay Tuckett  b Edrich13-59-00.00
Tufty Mann c Hollies b Gladwin8-21-00.00
Johnny Lindsay not out 9-57-00.00
Jack Plimsoll c †Evans b Edrich8-16-00.00
Extras(b 3, lb 9)12
TOTAL(166.1 Ov, RR: 2.04)339
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Alan Melville), 2-125 (Dennis Dyer), 3-163 (Dudley Nourse), 4-214 (Bruce Mitchell), 5-215 (Ossie Dawson), 6-260 (Athol Rowan), 7-287 (Lindsay Tuckett), 8-298 (Tufty Mann), 9-327 (Ken Viljoen), 10-339 (Jack Plimsoll)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Edrich35.199542.70---00
Cliff Gladwin50245821.16---00
Ken Cranston34126421.88---00
Charlie Barnett831101.38---00
Doug Wright913003.33---00
Eric Hollies2384211.83---00
Denis Compton712703.86---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c †Lindsay b Plimsoll12-32-00.00
Cyril Washbrook c Nourse b Tuckett29-46-00.00
Bill Edrich  b Tuckett191-3172230.00
Denis Compton c Tuckett b Dawson115-1951700.00
Charlie Barnett c sub b Mann5-11-00.00
Norman Yardley (c)c Melville b Plimsoll41-61-00.00
Ken Cranston c Dawson b Rowan23-55-00.00
Godfrey Evans  b Tuckett27-46-00.00
Cliff Gladwin  b Tuckett16-36-00.00
Doug Wright not out 4-24-00.00
Eric Hollies c Nourse b Plimsoll5-12-00.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 1)10
TOTAL(151.3 Ov, RR: 3.15)478
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Leonard Hutton), 2-48 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-276 (Denis Compton), 4-289 (Charlie Barnett), 5-363 (Norman Yardley), 6-415 (Bill Edrich), 7-439 (Ken Cranston), 8-466 (Godfrey Evans), 9-471 (Cliff Gladwin), 10-478 (Eric Hollies)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett50514842.96---00
Jack Plimsoll35.3912833.61---00
Athol Rowan1716313.71---00
Tufty Mann35128512.43---00
Ossie Dawson1424413.14---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Alan Melville (c) b Edrich59-110-00.00
Dennis Dyer  b Gladwin1-19000.00
Bruce Mitchell c Hutton b Compton6-55-00.00
Dudley Nourse  b Edrich115-1441320.00
Ken Viljoen c Hutton b Wright32-99-00.00
Ossie Dawson  b Edrich9-19-00.00
Athol Rowan c †Evans b Wright0-5000.00
Lindsay Tuckett lbw b Edrich17-39-00.00
Tufty Mann c Barnett b Wright9-14-00.00
Johnny Lindsay  b Hollies0-2000.00
Jack Plimsoll not out 8-17-00.00
Extras(b 5, lb 5, nb 1)11
TOTAL(84.4 Ov, RR: 3.15)267
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Dennis Dyer), 2-42 (Bruce Mitchell), 3-96 (Alan Melville), 4-217 (Ken Viljoen), 5-225 (Dudley Nourse), 6-228 (Athol Rowan), 7-232 (Ossie Dawson), 8-244 (Tufty Mann), 9-244 (Johnny Lindsay), 10-267 (Lindsay Tuckett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Edrich22.447743.40---00
Cliff Gladwin1662811.75---00
Charlie Barnett511202.40---00
Doug Wright1023233.20---00
Eric Hollies1444913.50---00
Denis Compton1725813.41---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 129 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c Dawson b Mann24-71-00.00
Cyril Washbrook c †Lindsay b Dawson40-53-00.00
Bill Edrich not out 22-50-00.00
Denis Compton hit wicket b Mann6-17-00.00
Charlie Barnett not out 19-14-00.00
Extras(b 9, lb 8, nb 2)19
TOTAL(36.5 Ov, RR: 3.52)130/3
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-80 (Leonard Hutton), 3-103 (Denis Compton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett502605.20---00
Jack Plimsoll401503.75---00
Athol Rowan401303.25---00
Tufty Mann1481921.36---00
Ossie Dawson9.523813.86---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season1947
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 287
Match days - day match (4-day match)
Test debut
Cliff Gladwin
Cliff Gladwin
Dennis Dyer
Dennis Dyer
Jack Plimsoll
Jack Plimsoll
Ken Cranston
Ken Cranston
Umpires
England Image
Alfred Coleman
England Image
Frank Chester
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 05 Jul - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 278/6 (Ken Viljoen 66*, Lindsay Tuckett 6*, null ov)
Sun, 06 Jul - rest day
Mon, 07 Jul - day 2 -England 1st innings 311/4 (Bill Edrich 141*, Norman Yardley 1*, null ov)
Tue, 08 Jul - day 3 -South Africa 2nd innings 14/1 (Alan Melville 12*, Bruce Mitchell 0*, null ov)
Wed, 09 Jul - day 4 -England 2nd innings 130/3 (36.5 ov) - end of match