Cambridge University v South Africans
South Africa in British Isles 1947
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 7th, 8th, 9th May 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSouth Africans won by an innings and 153 runs
UmpiresJ Clover, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 122/4 (Viljoen 24*, Begbie 1*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 83/5 (Mills 6*, Cangley 1*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Willattb Plimsoll8     
J Pepperc Dawson b Plimsoll37     
GS Seatonc Lindsay b Plimsoll2     
HE Wattsb Smith5     
TE Baileyc Lindsay b Smith2     
BGM Cangleyb Plimsoll0     
+NM Mischlerc Nourse b Dawson27     
DAA Grayc Dawson b Smith0     
PB Dattab Dawson20     
JM Millsnot out7     
WH Griffithslbw b Begbie2     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 88.3 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-20, 3-35, 4-39, 5-42, 6-63, 7-66, 8-106, 9-107, 10-116 (88.3 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Plimsoll36   14354--
Dawson8   0222--
Mann17   8170--
Smith27   9363--

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Dyerlbw b Mills20     
GM Fullertonb Bailey5     
*A Melvilleb Datta35     
AD Noursec Seaton b Bailey32     
KG Viljoenc Mischler b Bailey128     
DW Begbiec Pepper b Datta80     
OC Dawsonb Griffiths21     
+JD Lindsayb Bailey4     
NBF Mannb Datta23     
VI Smithb Bailey12     
JB Plimsollnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 122.2 overs)370
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-57, 3-71, 4-112, 5-302, 6-325, 7-329, 8-335, 9-370, 10-370 (122.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffiths18   3781--
Datta28   12823--
Mills29   7791--
Gray19   6350--
Watts2   0160--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Willattb Smith27     
J Pepperlbw b Mann22     
+NM Mischlerc Melville b Smith5     
HE Wattsb Smith19     
JM Millslbw b Smith7     
TE Baileyb Plimsoll2     
BGM Cangleyb Smith5     
GS Seatonst Lindsay b Smith1     
PB Dattab Smith4     
DAA Grayb Mann8     
WH Griffithsnot out0     
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 80.3 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-54, 3-58, 4-79, 5-82, 6-84, 7-86, 8-90, 9-101, 10-101 (80.3 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Plimsoll21   8241--
Dawson8   2140--
Begbie7   2120--
Mann14   7102--

--> KG Viljoen (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10





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