England v South Africa
South Africa in British Isles 1947 (2nd Test)
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 21st, 23rd, 24th, 25th June 1947 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 10 wickets
UmpiresHG Baldwin, D Davies
ScorersWH Ferguson (South Africa), W Mavins (England)
Close of play day 1England (1) 312/2 (Edrich 109*, Compton 110*)
Close of play day 2South Africa (1) 167/2 (Melville 96*, Nourse 24*)
Close of play day 3South Africa (2) 120/2 (Mitchell 47*, Nourse 58*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonb Rowan181221101- 
C Washbrookc Tuckett b Dawson651831405- 
WJ Edrichb Mann189466361261 
DCS Comptonc Rowan b Tuckett20843035420- 
CJ Barnettb Tuckett3342314- 
*NWD Yardleyc Rowan b Tuckett51217-- 
+TG Evansb Tuckett1620173- 
GH Popenot out810101- 
AV Bedserb Tuckett051-- 
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 10 lb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 215 overs)554
Fall of wickets:
1-75 (Hutton), 2-96 (Washbrook), 3-466 (Edrich), 4-515 (Compton), 5-526 (Barnett), 6-541 (Yardley), 7-554 (Evans), 8-554 (Bedser, 215 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett47   81155--
Dawson33   11811--
Mann53   16991--
Rowan65   111741--
Smith17   2730--

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchellst Evans b Compton46100956- 
*A Melvillec Bedser b Hollies11726025313- 
KG Viljoenb Wright1118-- 
AD Nourselbw b Wright611721596- 
OC Dawsonc Barnett b Hollies361241036- 
TA Harrisst Evans b Compton3092834- 
AMB Rowanb Wright812111- 
LTD Tuckettb Wright52322-- 
NBF Mannb Wright412121- 
+JD Lindsaynot out716311- 
VI Smithc Edrich b Pope1134241- 
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 142.2 overs)327
Fall of wickets:
1-95 (Mitchell), 2-104 (Viljoen), 3-222 (Melville), 4-230 (Nourse), 5-290 (Harris), 6-300 (Dawson), 7-302 (Rowan), 8-308 (Mann), 9-309 (Tuckett), 10-327 (Smith, 142.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich9   1220--
Bedser26   1760--
Wright39   10955--
Hollies28   10522--
Compton21   11322--

South Africa second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchellc Edrich b Wright8027225371 
*A Melvilleb Edrich839361- 
KG Viljoenb Edrich614151- 
AD Nourseb Edrich581211027- 
OC Dawsonc Edrich b Compton33104993- 
TA Harrisc Yardley b Compton31413-- 
AMB Rowannot out38108984- 
LTD Tuckettlbw b Wright946371- 
NBF Mannb Wright5891- 
+JD Lindsayc Yardley b Wright544361- 
VI Smithc Edrich b Wright011-- 
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 127.2 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Melville), 2-28 (Viljoen), 3-120 (Nourse), 4-192 (Mitchell), 5-192 (Dawson), 6-201 (Harris), 7-224 (Tuckett), 8-236 (Mann), 9-252 (Lindsay), 10-252 (Smith, 127.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pope17   7360--
Bedser14   6200--
Edrich13   5313--
Compton31   10462--
Hollies20   7320--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonnot out1346301- 
C Washbrooknot out1327302- 
WJ Edrichdid not bat      
DCS Comptondid not bat      
CJ Barnettdid not bat      
*NWD Yardleydid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
GH Popedid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 30 minutes, 12.1 overs)26
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett3   040--
Dawson6   260--

--> GH Pope made his debut in Test matches
--> GH Pope made his last appearance in Test matches
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 82
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 50
--> DCS Compton (1) passed his previous highest score of 163 in Test matches
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 161
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 113
--> NWD Yardley (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> B Mitchell (2) passed 2500 runs in Test matches when he reached 37
--> AMB Rowan (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Test matches
--> AMB Rowan (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> DVP Wright reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed AMB Rowan, his 3rd wicket in the South Africa first innings





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