3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 26 - 31 1965, South Africa tour of England
208 & 392
(target 399)202 & 308/4
Match drawn
South Africa 1st INNINGS
Eddie Barlow lbw b Statham18-5900-
Denis Lindsay lbw b Higgs4-4600-
Ali Bacher lbw b Higgs28-8640-
Graeme Pollock  b Titmus12-4820-
Colin Bland lbw b Statham39-6642-
Tiger Lance lbw b Statham69-20080-
Peter van der Merwe (c)c Barrington b Higgs20-5930-
Richard Dumbrill c Smith b Higgs14-7110-
Jackie Botten c Cowdrey b Statham0-400-
Peter Pollock  b Statham3-1500-
Atholl McKinnon not out 0-500-
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(96.2 Ov, RR: 2.15)208
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Denis Lindsay), 2-23 (Eddie Barlow), 3-60 (Graeme Pollock), 4-86 (Ali Bacher), 5-109 (Colin Bland), 6-156 (Peter van der Merwe), 7-196 (Richard Dumbrill), 8-197 (Jackie Botten), 9-207 (Peter Pollock), 10-208 (Tiger Lance)
Brian Statham24.2114051.64---00
David Brown2246302.86---00
Ken Higgs2444741.95---00
Fred Titmus26125712.19---00
England 1st INNINGS
Bob Barber st †Lindsay b McKinnon40-13720-
Eric Russell lbw b PM Pollock0-300-
Ken Barrington  b Botten18-7420-
Colin Cowdrey c Barlow b PM Pollock58-23340-
Peter Parfitt c & b McKinnon24-6720-
Mike Smith (c)lbw b PM Pollock7-3810-
David Brown c Dumbrill b McKinnon0-300-
Jim Parks c Bland b Botten42-6051-
Fred Titmus not out 2-2800-
Ken Higgs  b PM Pollock2-1600-
Brian Statham  b PM Pollock0-700-
Extras(lb 6, w 3)9
TOTAL(98.1 Ov, RR: 2.05)202
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Eric Russell), 2-42 (Ken Barrington), 3-76 (Bob Barber), 4-125 (Peter Parfitt), 5-141 (Mike Smith), 6-142 (David Brown), 7-198 (Jim Parks), 8-198 (Colin Cowdrey), 9-200 (Ken Higgs), 10-202 (Brian Statham)
Peter Pollock25.174351.70---00
Jackie Botten2765622.07---00
Eddie Barlow1112702.45---00
Richard Dumbrill621101.83---00
Atholl McKinnon27115031.85---00
Tiger Lance20603.00---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
Eddie Barlow  b Statham18-6330-
Denis Lindsay  b Brown17-10110-
Ali Bacher c Smith b Statham70-16950-
Graeme Pollock run out 34-8640-
Colin Bland c Titmus b Higgs127-276160-
Tiger Lance  b Higgs53-12340-
Peter van der Merwe (c) b Higgs0-200-
Richard Dumbrill c Barrington b Brown36-7250-
Jackie Botten  b Titmus4-3900-
Peter Pollock not out 9-2610-
Atholl McKinnon  b Higgs14-1811-
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 2)10
TOTAL(133.1 Ov, RR: 2.94)392
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Eddie Barlow), 2-61 (Denis Lindsay), 3-123 (Graeme Pollock), 4-164 (Ali Bacher), 5-260 (Tiger Lance), 6-260 (Peter van der Merwe), 7-343 (Richard Dumbrill), 8-367 (Colin Bland), 9-371 (Jackie Botten), 10-392 (Atholl McKinnon)
Brian Statham29110523.62---00
David Brown2336322.73---00
Ken Higgs41.1109642.33---00
Fred Titmus2737412.74---00
Bob Barber1314403.38---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 399 runs)
Bob Barber c & b PM Pollock22-4120-
Eric Russell c Bacher b McKinnon70-18460-
Peter Parfitt lbw b Botten46-15350-
Ken Barrington lbw b PM Pollock73-15542-
Colin Cowdrey not out 78-17870-
Mike Smith (c)not out 10-3300-
Extras(lb 6, nb 3)9
TOTAL(104.2 Ov, RR: 2.95)308/4
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Bob Barber), 2-138 (Eric Russell), 3-144 (Peter Parfitt), 4-279 (Ken Barrington)
Peter Pollock32.279322.87---00
Jackie Botten2447313.04---00
Eddie Barlow612203.66---00
Richard Dumbrill913003.33---00
Atholl McKinnon3177012.25---00
Tiger Lance201105.50---00
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Series resultSouth Africa won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 596
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Ken Higgs
Ken Higgs
England Image
Fred Price
England Image
Syd Buller
Thu, 26 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 152/5 (Tiger Lance 30*, Peter van der Merwe 20*)
Fri, 27 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 142/6 (Colin Cowdrey 45*)
Sat, 28 Aug - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 163/3 (Ali Bacher 70*, Colin Bland 18*)
Sun, 29 Aug - rest day
Mon, 30 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 64/1 (Eric Russell 32*, Peter Parfitt 7*)
Tue, 31 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 308/4 (104.2 ov) - end of match
AskESPNcricinfo Logo
Instant answers to T20 questions