result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 16 - 20 1947, South Africa tour of England
427 & 325/6d
(target 451)302 & 423/7
Match drawn
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Scorecard summary
England427/10(190 overs)1st INNINGS
South Africa302/10(131 overs)1st INNINGS
England325/6(77 overs)2nd INNINGS
South Africa423/7(141 overs)2nd INNINGS
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
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Herbert Baldwin
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Jack Smart