Yorkshire v South Africans
South Africa in British Isles 1947
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 19th, 21st, 22nd July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJJ Hills, A Mitchison
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 279 all out
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 171/1 (Hutton 117*, Smithson 1*)

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Melvillec Coxon b Robinson28      
DV Dyerlbw b Bowes10      
B Mitchellc Brennan b Bowes47      
AD Nourselbw b Bowes1      
KG Viljoenlbw b Robinson39      
OC Dawsonst Brennan b Wardle38      
+GM Fullertonc Smailes b Coxon50      
AMB Rowanc Smailes b Wardle38      
NBF Mannc Hutton b Bowes7      
JB Plimsollb Robinson17      
VI Smithnot out2      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 134.3 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-67, 3-68, 4-97, 5-133, 6-181, 7-223, 8-236, 9-236, 10-279 (134.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes32   13364--
Coxon27   8561--
Smailes17   4360--
Yardley4   180--
Robinson32   8863-1

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Mann b Smith137 21013-  
WG Keighleyc Fullerton b Dawson51      
GA Smithsonc and b Rowan35      
NWD Yardleyc Dyer b Smith11      
A Coxonc Mitchell b Rowan12      
TF Smailesb Smith19      
JH Wardlec Mitchell b Smith18      
+DV Brennanc Nourse b Smith7      
EP Robinsonc Plimsoll b Rowan3      
WE Bowesnot out5      
*AB Sellersb Rowan0      
Extras(1 b, 9 lb)10
Total(all out, 145.3 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-169, 2-204, 3-224, 4-251, 5-256, 6-279, 7-292, 8-297, 9-306, 10-308 (145.3 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Plimsoll31   5860--
Dawson11   4211--
Mann33   11470--
Smith48   141055--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+GM Fullertonb Wardle42      
DV Dyerlbw b Wardle36      
B Mitchellnot out41      
AD Noursec Hutton b Wardle0      
KG Viljoennot out27      
*A Melvilledid not bat      
OC Dawsondid not bat      
AMB Rowandid not bat      
NBF Manndid not bat      
JB Plimsolldid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(3 wickets, 54 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-85, 3-85
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes5   1140--
Coxon5   0140--
Keighley3   080--
Robinson16   4310--
Wardle21   3593--
Hutton4   1200--

--> B Mitchell (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> L Hutton (1) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 130





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