result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 16 - 20 1947, South Africa tour of England
427 & 325/6d
(target 451)302 & 423/7
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton  b Mann83-21360-
Cyril Washbrook lbw b Mann32-85-0-
Jack Robertson c Melville b Smith4-19-0-
Denis Compton c Tuckett b Rowan53-104-0-
Norman Yardley (c) b Mann59-134-0-
Ken Cranston st †Fullerton b Rowan45-99-0-
Dick Howorth c †Fullerton b Rowan23-71-0-
Godfrey Evans run out 45-66-0-
Cliff Gladwin not out 51-90-0-
Doug Wright  b Mann14-49-0-
Bill Copson  b Dawson6-13-0-
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 1)12
TOTAL(190 Ov, RR: 2.24)427
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-80 (Jack Robertson), 3-178 (Denis Compton), 4-178 (Leonard Hutton), 5-271 (Ken Cranston), 6-290 (Norman Yardley), 7-322 (Dick Howorth), 8-358 (Godfrey Evans), 9-408 (Doug Wright), 10-427 (Bill Copson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett3268202.56---00
Ossie Dawson3558012.28---00
Tufty Mann64289341.45---00
Athol Rowan3899232.42---00
Ian Smith2106813.23---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell c †Evans b Copson120-381140-
Dennis Dyer c Gladwin b Howorth18-60-0-
Ken Viljoen c †Evans b Wright10-33-0-
Dudley Nourse c Yardley b Howorth10-13-0-
Alan Melville (c)lbw b Cranston39-108-0-
Ossie Dawson lbw b Wright55-91-0-
George Fullerton c Howorth b Cranston6-21-0-
Athol Rowan  b Howorth0-400-
Tufty Mann  b Copson36-49-1-
Lindsay Tuckett not out 0-700-
Ian Smith lbw b Copson0-200-
Extras(b 3, lb 2, nb 2, w 1)8
TOTAL(131 Ov, RR: 2.30)302
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Dennis Dyer), 2-62 (Ken Viljoen), 3-78 (Dudley Nourse), 4-164 (Alan Melville), 5-243 (Ossie Dawson), 6-253 (George Fullerton), 7-254 (Athol Rowan), 8-293 (Bruce Mitchell), 9-302 (Tufty Mann), 10-302 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Copson27134631.70---00
Cliff Gladwin1623902.43---00
Doug Wright2978923.06---00
Dick Howorth39166431.64---00
Denis Compton1143102.81---00
Ken Cranston922522.77---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c Tuckett b Mann36-55-0-
Cyril Washbrook c †Fullerton b Rowan43-69-0-
Jack Robertson  b Rowan30-59-0-
Denis Compton c Nourse b Dawson113-109150-
Norman Yardley (c)c sub b Mann11-15-0-
Ken Cranston c Mitchell b Rowan0-200-
Dick Howorth not out 45-74-0-
Godfrey Evans not out 39-29-0-
Extras(b 6, w 2)8
TOTAL(77 Ov, RR: 4.22)325/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Leonard Hutton), 2-89 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-158 (Jack Robertson), 4-179 (Norman Yardley), 5-180 (Ken Cranston), 6-267 (Denis Compton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lindsay Tuckett703404.85---00
Ossie Dawson1515913.93---00
Tufty Mann27710223.77---00
Athol Rowan2519533.80---00
Ian Smith302709.00---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 451 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Mitchell not out 189-420-0-
Dennis Dyer lbw b Wright4-30-0-
Ken Viljoen st †Evans b Howorth33-63-0-
Dudley Nourse  b Howorth97-150120-
Alan Melville (c)c †Evans b Cranston6-15-0-
Ossie Dawson c Howorth b Cranston0-500-
George Fullerton c †Evans b Howorth14-19-0-
Tufty Mann c Hutton b Wright10-41-0-
Lindsay Tuckett not out 40-90-0-
Extras(b 12, lb 14, w 4)30
TOTAL(141 Ov, RR: 3.00)423/7
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Dennis Dyer), 2-48 (Ken Viljoen), 3-232 (Dudley Nourse), 4-247 (Alan Melville), 5-249 (Ossie Dawson), 6-266 (George Fullerton), 7-314 (Tufty Mann)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Copson30116602.20---00
Cliff Gladwin1653302.06---00
Doug Wright30810323.43---00
Dick Howorth37128532.29---00
Denis Compton403007.50---00
Ken Cranston2136122.90---00
Leonard Hutton201407.00---00
Norman Yardley10101.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season1947
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 289
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Dick Howorth
Dick Howorth
Jack Robertson
Jack Robertson
Umpires
England Image
Herbert Baldwin
England Image
Jack Smart
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 16 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 311/6 (Dick Howorth 17*, Godfrey Evans 10*)
Sun, 17 Aug - rest day
Mon, 18 Aug - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 204/4 (Bruce Mitchell 92*, Ossie Dawson 28*)
Tue, 19 Aug - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 8/1 (Bruce Mitchell 1*)
Wed, 20 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 423/7 (141 ov) - end of match