Worcestershire v South Africans
South Africa in British Isles 1947
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 30th April, 1st, 2nd May 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWorcestershire won by 39 runs
UmpiresD Davies, PT Mills
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 50/1 (Dyer 10*, Viljoen 25*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 83/7 (Bird 5*, Jenkins 5*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperb Rowan12      
F Cooperb Rowan3      
D Kenyonc Lindsay b Tuckett2      
RES Wyattb Rowan2      
*AFT Whitelbw b Rowan25      
R Howorthb Mann0      
RE Birdb Tuckett79      
+H Yarnoldc Dyer b Mann25      
RO Jenkinsb Rowan27      
RTD Perksc Begbie b Mann3      
PF Jacksonnot out6      
Extras(8 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 82 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-20, 3-24, 4-34, 5-37, 6-67, 7-138, 8-174, 9-185, 10-202 (82 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett20   8382--
Plimsoll7   2290--
Rowan30   11595--
Mann21   6403--
Begbie4   0180--

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchellb Perks3      
DV Dyerc Bird b Perks26      
KG Viljoenc Wyatt b Jackson26      
AD Nourseb Jackson0      
*A Melvilleb Perks8      
DW Begbiec Perks b Jackson0      
AMB Rowanlbw b Perks28      
L Tuckettst Yarnold b Howorth8      
+JD Lindsaynot out15      
NBF Mannb Perks19      
JB Plimsollb Jackson8      
Extras(11 b, 13 lb, 2 nb)26
Total(all out, 84 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-55, 3-55, 4-66, 5-69, 6-83, 7-102, 8-128, 9-156, 10-167 (84 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks30   8665--
Jackson32   12634--
Howorth15   971--
Jenkins7   450--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperlbw b Rowan22      
F Cooperb Rowan20      
D Kenyonb Rowan3      
RES Wyattc Rowan b Mann1      
*AFT Whitec Melville b Mann2      
R Howorthc Dyer b Mann9      
RE Birdc Nourse b Rowan13      
+H Yarnoldc Melville b Mann4      
RO Jenkinsb Mann17      
RTD Perksst Lindsay b Rowan0      
PF Jacksonnot out5      
Extras(9 b, 6 lb)15
Total(all out, 61.5 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-45, 3-46, 4-56, 5-62, 6-66, 7-77, 8-95, 9-103, 10-111 (61.5 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett7   1130--
Plimsoll10   5130--
Mann24   10365--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchellc Jackson b Howorth9      
DV Dyerc Yarnold b Jackson12      
KG Viljoenlbw b Jackson2      
AD Noursec Jenkins b Howorth16      
*A Melvilleb Jackson14      
DW Begbiec Jenkins b Howorth8      
AMB Rowanb Howorth14      
L Tuckettlbw b Jackson9      
+JD Lindsaynot out7      
NBF Mannb Howorth6      
JB Plimsollb Howorth0      
Extras(8 b, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 59.2 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-23, 3-23, 4-48, 5-66, 6-67, 7-85, 8-101, 9-107, 10-107 (59.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks3   160--
Jackson29   9534--

--> RE Bird (1) passed his previous highest score of 72 in first-class matches
--> E Cooper (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> H Yarnold (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> F Cooper made his debut for Worcestershire in first-class matches
--> JD Lindsay made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> NBF Mann made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> AMB Rowan made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> L Tuckett made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> DV Dyer made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> JB Plimsoll made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> DW Begbie made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> PF Jackson reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the South Africans second innings





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