result
3rd Test, Manchester, Jul 7 - 12 1955, South Africa tour of England
284 & 381
(target 145)521/8d & 145/7
South Africa won by 3 wickets
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Don Kenyon c †Waite b Heine5-3500-
Tom Graveney c Tayfield b Adcock0-1200-
Peter May (c)c Mansell b Goddard34-8250-
Denis Compton c †Waite b Adcock158-336220-
Colin Cowdrey c Mansell b Tayfield1-700-
Trevor Bailey c †Waite b Adcock44-17560-
Fred Titmus lbw b Heine0-1800-
Godfrey Evans c Keith b Heine036000.00
Tony Lock not out 19-9010-
Frank Tyson  b Goddard2-1800-
Alec Bedser lbw b Goddard1-700-
Extras(b 13, lb 6, w 1)20
TOTAL(126 Ov, RR: 2.25)284
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Tom Graveney), 2-22 (Don Kenyon), 3-70 (Peter May), 4-75 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-219 (Trevor Bailey), 6-234 (Fred Titmus), 7-242 (Godfrey Evans), 8-271 (Denis Compton), 9-280 (Frank Tyson), 10-284 (Alec Bedser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Peter Heine2447132.95---00
Neil Adcock2855231.85---00
Hugh Tayfield35155711.62---00
Trevor Goddard27105231.92---00
Percy Mansell621302.16---00
Headley Keith621903.16---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jackie McGlew (c)not out 104-287100-
Trevor Goddard c †Graveney b Tyson62-19970-
Headley Keith c †Graveney b Bailey38-18030-
Percy Mansell lbw b Lock7-4310-
Russell Endean c †Evans b Lock5-1700-
Roy McLean  b Tyson3-1200-
John Waite c Kenyon b Bedser113-339120-
Paul Winslow lbw b Bedser108-188133-
Hugh Tayfield  b Tyson28-11030-
Peter Heine not out 22-2140-
Extras(b 15, lb 12, nb 3, w 1)31
TOTAL(195 Ov, RR: 2.67)521/8d
Did not bat: Neil Adcock 
Fall of wickets: 1-147 (Trevor Goddard), 1-147, 2-171 (Percy Mansell), 3-179 (Russell Endean), 4-182 (Roy McLean), 5-245 (Headley Keith), 6-416 (Paul Winslow), 7-457 (John Waite), 8-494 (Hugh Tayfield)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alec Bedser3129222.96---00
Frank Tyson44512432.81---00
Trevor Bailey37810212.75---00
Tony Lock642412121.89---00
Fred Titmus1975102.68---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Don Kenyon c †Waite b Heine1-2100-
Tom Graveney  b Adcock1-1600-
Peter May (c) b Mansell117-269160-
Denis Compton c Mansell b Heine71-103120-
Colin Cowdrey c Goddard b Heine50-25060-
Tony Lock c McGlew b Adcock17-7620-
Trevor Bailey not out 38-14950-
Fred Titmus c Mansell b Adcock19-6640-
Frank Tyson  b Heine8-1510-
Alec Bedser c †Waite b Heine3-2500-
Godfrey Evans c McLean b Tayfield36-3470-
Extras(b 13, lb 5, w 2)20
TOTAL(173.5 Ov, RR: 2.19)381
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Tom Graveney), 2-2 (Don Kenyon), 3-126 (Denis Compton), 4-234 (Peter May), 5-270 (Tony Lock), 6-274 (Colin Cowdrey), 7-304 (Fred Titmus), 8-325 (Frank Tyson), 9-333 (Alec Bedser), 10-381 (Godfrey Evans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Peter Heine3288652.68---00
Neil Adcock28124831.71---00
Hugh Tayfield51.52110211.96---00
Trevor Goddard47219201.95---00
Percy Mansell1533312.20---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 145 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jackie McGlew (c) b Tyson48-10850-
Trevor Goddard c May b Bedser8-1710-
Headley Keith  b Bedser0-600-
Roy McLean run out 50-7171-
Paul Winslow  b Tyson168812200.00
Percy Mansell lbw b Tyson4-1300-
John Waite not out 10-2720-
Russell Endean c Titmus b Lock2-800-
Hugh Tayfield not out 1-1200-
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL(30.3 Ov, RR: 4.75)145/7
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Trevor Goddard), 2-23 (Headley Keith), 3-95 (Roy McLean), 4-112 (Paul Winslow), 5-129 (Percy Mansell), 6-132 (Jackie McGlew), 7-135 (Russell Endean)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alec Bedser1016126.10---00
Frank Tyson13.325534.07---00
Tony Lock722313.28---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season1955
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 410
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Dai Davies
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Frank Lee
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 264/7 (Denis Compton 155*, Tony Lock 6*)
Fri, 08 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 199/4 (Headley Keith 22*, John Waite 14*)
Sat, 09 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 482/7 (Jackie McGlew 89*, Hugh Tayfield 26*)
Sun, 10 Jul - rest day
Mon, 11 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 250/4 (Colin Cowdrey 42*, Tony Lock 3*)
Tue, 12 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 145/7 (30.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • DJ McGlew (1) retired hurt on 77* from 147/1 to 457/7
  • TW Graveney kept wickets in place of TG Evans who was injured (fractured right little finger) while keeping wickets in the 1st Innings.