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England vs South Africa, 5th Test at London, Aug 16 1951, South Africa tour of England

RESULT
5th Test, The Oval, August 16 - 18, 1951, South Africa tour of England
202 & 154
(T:163) 194 & 164/6

England won by 4 wickets

South Africa 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
South Africa 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Hutton b Brown55-165-0-
c Brown b Laker31-115-0-
st †Brennan b Laker10---0-
lbw b Brown4---0-
lbw b Laker0--00-
c May b Laker14---0-
b Tattersall8---0-
c Laker b Bedser41---0-
b Bedser10---0-
b Shackleton5---0-
not out 4---0-
Extras(b 11, lb 8, nb 1)20
TOTAL106.3 Ov (RR: 1.89)202
Fall of wickets: 1-66 (Russell Endean), 2-106 (Eric Rowan), 3-106 (Clive van Ryneveld), 4-106 (Jack Cheetham), 5-126 (Roy McLean), 6-131 (Dudley Nourse), 7-146 (Percy Mansell), 8-175 (Geoff Chubb), 9-186 (Michael Melle), 10-202 (Athol Rowan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
19.363621.84---00
1552011.33---00
1472611.85---00
37126441.72---00
20103121.55---00
10505.00---00
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b AMB Rowan28---0-
c †Endean b Melle0--00-
b Chubb33---0-
b McCarthy73-22040-
run out 31---0-
c van Ryneveld b AMB Rowan1--00-
b Chubb6---0-
c van Ryneveld b Melle14---0-
c †Endean b Melle2--00-
lbw b Melle0--00-
not out 0--00-
Extras(lb 4, nb 2)6
TOTAL87 Ov (RR: 2.22)194
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Frank Lowson), 2-51 (Leonard Hutton), 3-79 (Peter May), 4-128 (Willie Watson), 5-134 (Freddie Brown), 6-145 (Jim Laker), 7-173 (Derek Shackleton), 8-189 (Alec Bedser), 9-190 (Don Brennan), 10-194 (Denis Compton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1704512.64---00
106940.90---00
2794421.62---00
3057022.33---00
302006.66---00
South Africa 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Laker45---0-
lbw b Bedser7---0-
lbw b Laker5---0-
b Laker4---0-
c Hutton b Tattersall18---0-
c Lowson b Laker18---0-
lbw b Laker0--00-
not out 15---0-
c Hutton b Bedser7---0-
b Laker17---0-
b Bedser0--00-
Extras(b 11, lb 7)18
TOTAL75.5 Ov (RR: 2.03)154
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Russell Endean), 2-35 (Clive van Ryneveld), 3-57 (Dudley Nourse), 4-84 (Eric Rowan), 5-106 (Jack Cheetham), 6-111 (Percy Mansell), 7-116 (Roy McLean), 8-130 (Geoff Chubb), 9-153 (Michael Melle), 10-154 (Cuan McCarthy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
19.563231.61---00
1021901.90---00
511012.00---00
2885561.96---00
1352001.53---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 163 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
obstructing the field 27-50-0-
c van Ryneveld b AMB Rowan37---0-
c EAB Rowan b AMB Rowan011000.00
c van Ryneveld b Chubb18---0-
c †Endean b Chubb15---0-
lbw b Chubb40---1-
not out 13--20-
not out 5---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 1)9
TOTAL62.1 Ov (RR: 2.63)164/6
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Leonard Hutton), 2-53 (Peter May), 3-84 (Denis Compton), 4-90 (Frank Lowson), 5-132 (Willie Watson), 6-151 (Freddie Brown)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
701702.42---00
30802.66---00
24.127723.18---00
28105331.89---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 16 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 51/2 (Peter May 22*)
Fri, 17 Aug - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 68/3 (Eric Rowan 36*, Jack Cheetham 7*)
Sat, 18 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 164/6 (62.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
General
  • L Hutton became the first batsman to be dismissed obstructing the field in Tests. After top edging a ball, he played at it a second time to defend it from hitting the stumps, but in the process prevented the wicket-keeper WR Endean from taking a catch.
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Series
Season1951
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 338
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
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