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England v South Africa
South Africa in British Isles 1947 (4th Test)
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 26th, 28th, 29th July 1947 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 10 wickets
UmpiresF Chester, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1England (1) 53/0 (Hutton 32*, Washbrook 21*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 317/7 (Evans 6*, Young 0*)

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Melvilleb Edrich01413-- 
DV Dyerc Evans b Wright97575-- 
B Mitchellb Butler531951822- 
AD Nourseb Butler511551566- 
KG Viljoenb Wright53423-- 
OC Dawsonc Young b Butler51619-- 
+GM Fullertonc Cranston b Edrich1338431- 
AMB Rowanc Yardley b Edrich033-- 
NBF Mannc Edrich b Cranston2948414- 
L Tuckettc Evans b Butler378-- 
VI Smithnot out011-- 
Extras(5 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 97.1 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Melville), 2-23 (Dyer), 3-113 (Mitchell), 4-121 (Viljoen), 5-125 (Nourse), 6-130 (Dawson), 7-131 (Rowan), 8-158 (Fullerton), 9-175 (Tuckett), 10-175 (Mann, 97.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Butler28   15344--
Edrich17   4463--
Young17   5310--
Wright20   9242-2
Cranston11.13241--
Compton4   090--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonrun out1003372778- 
C Washbrookb Mann7522219010- 
WJ Edrichc Melville b Mann431381073- 
DCS Comptonc Mitchell b Mann3073691- 
CJ Barnettc Tuckett b Rowan616181- 
*NWD Yardleyc Nourse b Smith3679685- 
K Cranstonc Melville b Mann32719-- 
+TG Evansnot out63124-- 
JA Youngnot out035-- 
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
HJ Butlerdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(7 wickets, declared, 154 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-141 (Washbrook), 2-218 (Hutton), 3-241 (Edrich), 4-253 (Barnett), 5-289 (Compton), 6-306 (Cranston), 7-316 (Yardley)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett18   4480--
Dawson4   0120--
Mann50   20684-1
Smith36   9821--
Rowan46   12891-1

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Melvillec Compton b Young3070703- 
DV Dyerc Yardley b Edrich2710-- 
B Mitchellb Young51919-- 
AD Nourselbw b Butler571451397- 
KG Viljoenlbw b Butler29101901- 
OC Dawsonb Butler1728261- 
+GM Fullertonlbw b Cranston135555-- 
AMB Rowannot out2150453- 
NBF Mannc Evans b Cranston022-- 
L Tuckettb Cranston022-- 
VI Smithb Cranston011-- 
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(all out, 80 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Dyer), 2-16 (Mitchell), 3-59 (Melville), 4-130 (Viljoen), 5-139 (Nourse), 6-156 (Dawson), 7-184 (Fullerton), 8-184 (Mann), 9-184 (Tuckett), 10-184 (Smith, 80 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Butler24   9323--
Edrich14   2351--
Young19   7542--
Wright14   7310--
Compton2   0100--
Cranston7   3124--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonnot out32573831 
C Washbrooknot out1537382- 
WJ Edrichdid not bat      
DCS Comptondid not bat      
CJ Barnettdid not bat      
*NWD Yardleydid not bat      
K Cranstondid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
HJ Butlerdid not bat      
Extras0
Total(no wicket, 38 minutes, 15.4 overs)47
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett6   1120--
Dawson4   1130--
Mann3.40170--
Mitchell2   150--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> AD Nourse (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 40
--> GM Fullerton made his debut in Test matches
--> L Hutton (1) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 22
--> C Washbrook (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 38
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> JA Young made his debut in Test matches
--> HJ Butler made his debut in Test matches
--> HJ Butler made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> GM Fullerton made his debut for South Africa in first-class matches
--> JA Young made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> DVP Wright reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed KG Viljoen, his 2nd wicket in the South Africa first innings
--> WJ Edrich reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AMB Rowan, his 2nd wicket in the South Africa first innings
--> NBF Mann achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DCS Compton in the England first innings (previous best was 2-19)
--> K Cranston achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed L Tuckett in the South Africa second innings (previous best was 2-64)

 

 

 

 

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