South Africa v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in South Africa 1927/28 (2nd Test)
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 31st December 1927, 2nd, 3rd, 4th January 1928 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to field
ResultEngland won by 87 runs
UmpiresHV Adams, GB Treadwell
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 128/4 (Morkel 17*)
Close of play day 2England (2) 220/1 (Sutcliffe 92*, Tyldesley 24*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 412/8 (Wyatt 76*, Peebles 6*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Holmesb Bissett9     
H Sutcliffec Nupen b Bissett29     
GE Tyldesleyb Bissett0  -- 
WR Hammondlbw b Morkel43     
GTS Stevensc Cameron b Bissett0  -- 
RES Wyattlbw b Bissett2  -- 
WE Astilllbw b Vincent25     
*+RT Stanyforthb Vincent4     
G Gearylbw b Vincent0  -- 
IAR Peeblesnot out3  -- 
AP Freemanst Cameron b Vincent7     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 5 nb)11
Total(all out, 59.1 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Holmes), 2-14 (Tyldesley), 3-50 (Sutcliffe), 4-59 (Stevens), 5-66 (Wyatt), 6-97 (Hammond), 7-106 (Stanyforth), 8-106 (Geary), 9-123 (Astill), 10-133 (Freeman, 59.1 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bissett17   5375--
Morkel9   3201--
Nupen3   0100--
Promnitz15   5330--

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Taylor hit wkt b Freeman68     
JMM Commaillelbw b Freeman13     
+HB Cameronc Geary b Stevens19     
RH Catterallb Hammond9     
DPB Morkelb Freeman36     
AW Palmc Stevens b Freeman2  -- 
*HG Deanec Stanyforth b Hammond41     
CL Vincentb Astill13     
EP Nupennot out39     
GF Bissettb Hammond3  -- 
HLE Promnitzrun out3  -- 
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 101 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Commaille), 2-72 (Cameron), 3-99 (Catterall), 4-128 (Taylor), 5-140 (Palm), 6-153 (Morkel), 7-197 (Vincent), 8-211 (Deane), 9-221 (Bissett), 10-250 (Promnitz, 101 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary23   2500--
Hammond17   4533--
Freeman29   12584--
Peebles14   3270--
Stevens10   1261--
Astill8   0321--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Holmesc Vincent b Nupen88     
H Sutcliffeb Bissett99     
GE Tyldesleylbw b Promnitz87     
WR Hammondc Palm b Promnitz14     
GTS Stevensc Morkel b Bissett2  -- 
RES Wyattc Promnitz b Bissett91     
WE Astillc Cameron b Vincent9     
*+RT Stanyforthb Vincent1  -- 
G Gearyb Vincent1  -- 
IAR Peeblesc Vincent b Promnitz6     
AP Freemannot out0  -- 
Extras(19 b, 5 lb, 6 nb)30
Total(all out, 158.5 overs)428
Fall of wickets:
1-140 (Holmes), 2-233 (Sutcliffe), 3-278 (Hammond), 4-282 (Stevens), 5-326 (Tyldesley), 6-348 (Astill), 7-350 (Stanyforth), 8-360 (Geary), 9-415 (Peebles), 10-428 (Wyatt, 158.5 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morkel21   4600--
Nupen36   8901--
Vincent40   10933--
Promnitz30   10563--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Taylorrun out71     
JMM Commaillec Astill b Hammond47     
+HB Cameronb Hammond19     
RH Catteralllbw b Astill10     
DPB Morkelc Holmes b Astill23     
*HG Deanec Hammond b Freeman4     
AW Palmc Hammond b Freeman13     
CL Vincentc Hammond b Freeman11     
EP Nupenb Astill1  -- 
GF Bissettnot out11     
HLE Promnitzb Peebles2  -- 
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 101.1 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-115 (Commaille), 2-126 (Taylor), 3-147 (Cameron), 4-161 (Catterall), 5-166 (Deane), 6-190 (Palm), 7-197 (Morkel), 8-206 (Nupen), 9-210 (Vincent), 10-224 (Promnitz, 101.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hammond30   13502--
Wyatt3   050--
Stevens5   0170--
Astill29   11483--
Freeman22   7663--

--> DPB Morkel (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in Test matches
--> AW Palm made his debut in Test matches
--> HG Deane (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> EP Nupen (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in Test matches
--> GF Bissett made his debut in Test matches
--> P Holmes (2) passed his previous highest score of 30 in Test matches
--> H Sutcliffe (2) passed 20000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> RES Wyatt (2) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 88
--> JMM Commaille (2) passed his previous highest score of 42 in Test matches
--> CL Vincent achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed WE Astill in the England first innings (previous best was 2-57)
--> AP Freeman achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DPB Morkel in the South Africa first innings (previous best was 3-134)
--> HLE Promnitz reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed GE Tyldesley, his 2nd wicket in the England second innings
--> WE Astill achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DPB Morkel in the South Africa second innings (previous best was 1-32)





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