result
4th Test, Leeds, Jul 26 - 29 1947, South Africa tour of England
175 & 184
(15.4 ov, target 43)317/7d & 47/0
England won by 10 wickets
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alan Melville (c) b Edrich0-1300-
Dennis Dyer c †Evans b Wright9-75-0-
Bruce Mitchell  b Butler53-183-0-
Dudley Nourse  b Butler51-156-0-
Ken Viljoen  b Wright5-22-0-
Ossie Dawson c Young b Butler5-19-0-
George Fullerton c Cranston b Edrich13-43-0-
Athol Rowan c Yardley b Edrich0-300-
Tufty Mann c Edrich b Cranston29-41-0-
Lindsay Tuckett c †Evans b Butler3-800-
Ian Smith not out 0-100-
Extras(lb 5, nb 2)7
TOTAL(97.1 Ov, RR: 1.8)175
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Alan Melville), 2-23 (Dennis Dyer), 3-113 (Bruce Mitchell), 4-121 (Ken Viljoen), 5-125 (Dudley Nourse), 6-130 (Ossie Dawson), 7-131 (Athol Rowan), 8-158 (George Fullerton), 9-175 (Lindsay Tuckett), 10-175 (Tufty Mann)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harold Butler28153441.21---00
Bill Edrich1744632.70---00
Jack Young1753101.82---00
Doug Wright2092421.20---00
Ken Cranston11.132412.14---00
Denis Compton40902.25---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton run out 100-277-0-
Cyril Washbrook  b Mann75-190100-
Bill Edrich c Melville b Mann43-107-0-
Denis Compton c Mitchell b Mann30-69-0-
Charlie Barnett c Tuckett b Rowan6-18-0-
Norman Yardley (c)c Nourse b Smith36-68-0-
Ken Cranston c Melville b Mann3-1900-
Godfrey Evans not out 6-24-0-
Jack Young not out 0-500-
Extras(b 8, lb 8, nb 2)18
TOTAL(154 Ov, RR: 2.05)317/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-141 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-218 (Leonard Hutton), 3-241 (Bill Edrich), 4-253 (Charlie Barnett), 5-289 (Denis Compton), 6-306 (Ken Cranston), 7-316 (Norman Yardley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett1844802.66---00
Ossie Dawson401203.00---00
Tufty Mann50206841.36---00
Ian Smith3698212.27---00
Athol Rowan46128911.93---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alan Melville (c)c Compton b Young30-70-0-
Dennis Dyer c Yardley b Edrich2-1000-
Bruce Mitchell  b Young5-19-0-
Dudley Nourse lbw b Butler57-139-0-
Ken Viljoen lbw b Butler29-90-0-
Ossie Dawson  b Butler17-26-0-
George Fullerton lbw b Cranston13-55-0-
Athol Rowan not out 21-45-0-
Tufty Mann c †Evans b Cranston022000.00
Lindsay Tuckett  b Cranston022000.00
Ian Smith  b Cranston011000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6)10
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 2.3)184
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Dennis Dyer), 2-16 (Bruce Mitchell), 3-59 (Alan Melville), 4-130 (Ken Viljoen), 5-139 (Dudley Nourse), 6-156 (Ossie Dawson), 7-184 (George Fullerton), 8-184 (Tufty Mann), 9-184 (Lindsay Tuckett), 10-184 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harold Butler2493231.33---00
Bill Edrich1423512.50---00
Jack Young1975422.84---00
Doug Wright1473102.21---00
Ken Cranston731241.71---00
Denis Compton201005.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 43 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton not out 32-38-1-
Cyril Washbrook not out 15-38-0-
Extras0
TOTAL(15.4 Ov, RR: 3)47
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett611202.00---00
Ossie Dawson411303.25---00
Tufty Mann3.401704.63---00
Bruce Mitchell21502.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season1947
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 288
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
George Fullerton
George Fullerton
Harold Butler
Harold Butler
Jack Young
Jack Young
Umpires
England Image
Frank Chester
England Image
Joe Hills
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 53/0 (Leonard Hutton 32*, Cyril Washbrook 21*)
Sun, 27 Jul - rest day
Mon, 28 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 317/7 (Godfrey Evans 6*, Jack Young 0*)
Tue, 29 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 47/0 (15.4 ov) - end of match