Warwickshire v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 3rd, 4th, 5th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africans won by 10 wickets
UmpiresP Corrall, DE Davies
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), M McLennan (South Africans)
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 56/0 (McGlew 33*, Goddard 22*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 21/0 (Gardner 6*, Horner 15*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Mansell b Smith58      
NF Hornerc Winslow b Heine26      
AVG Woltonc and b Fuller2      
+RT Spoonerc Duckworth b Fuller2      
*HE Dolleryb Fuller33      
RE Hitchcockc Winslow b Fuller29      
A Townsendnot out12      
KR Dolleryc Mansell b Smith4      
IM Kingb Fuller6      
RG Thompsonb Fuller0      
WE Holliesb Fuller0      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb)16
Total(all out, 83.4 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-40, 3-52, 4-112, 5-160, 6-160, 7-167, 8-186, 9-188, 10-188 (83.4 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine21   9361--
Goddard10   2190--
Smith23   7572--

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewlbw b Townsend84      
TL Goddardc Townsend b Hollies71      
+CAR Duckworthc Spooner b King9      
WR Endeanc Spooner b Thompson98      
RA McLeanc and b Thompson64      
*JE Cheethamc and b Hollies17      
PL Winslowst Spooner b Hollies8      
PNF Mansellnot out13      
ERH Fullerst Spooner b Hollies9      
PS Heinec Spooner b Thompson6      
VI Smithdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(9 wickets, declared, 135.5 overs)382
Fall of wickets:
1-146, 2-160, 3-178, 4-273, 5-333, 6-351, 7-353, 8-371, 9-382 (135.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
KR Dollery21   3760--
Hollies51   161004--
King26   6831--
Hitchcock8   1350--
Townsend7   1181--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Fuller11      
NF Hornerc Endean b Goddard26      
AVG Woltonc Winslow b Fuller33      
+RT Spoonerc McLean b Mansell28      
*HE Dollerylbw b Mansell4      
RE Hitchcockb Mansell22      
A Townsendc Endean b Smith36      
IM Kingb Mansell11      
KR Dollerylbw b Smith8      
RG Thompsonst Duckworth b Smith0      
WE Holliesnot out2      
Extras(20 lb)20
Total(all out, 86.1 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-55, 3-102, 4-102, 5-118, 6-149, 7-175, 8-192, 9-192, 10-201 (86.1 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine8   2200--
Goddard17   10231--
Fuller32   10472--
Mansell18   3524--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PL Winslownot out8      
+CAR Duckworthnot out0      
DJ McGlewdid not bat      
TL Goddarddid not bat      
WR Endeandid not bat      
RA McLeandid not bat      
*JE Cheethamdid not bat      
PNF Manselldid not bat      
ERH Fullerdid not bat      
PS Heinedid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 1.1 overs)8
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gardner1   050--

--> NF Horner (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 26
--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> DJ McGlew (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 67
--> RA McLean (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 60
--> RG Thompson reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the South Africans first innings





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