Kent v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 24th, 25th, 26th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africans won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africans won by 8 wickets
UmpiresF Chester, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 467/8 (Murray 19*, Fuller 13*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 87/0 (Fagg 48*, Phebey 37*)

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewc Catt b Dixon161     
+JHB Waitec and b Dixon41     
HJ Keithc Catt b Spanswick12     
RA McLeanc Fagg b Dixon14     
*JE Cheethamlbw b Disbury112     
PL Winslowc Fagg b Allan57     
PNF Manselllbw b Disbury12     
ARA Murraynot out19     
HJ Tayfieldb Dixon10     
ERH Fullernot out13     
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 7 lb)16
Total(8 wickets, declared, 111 overs)467
Fall of wickets:
1-99, 2-139, 3-165, 4-318, 5-409, 6-417, 7-424, 8-448
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spanswick18   1841--
Disbury15   0762--
Wright13   3400--
Allan35   71001--
Dixon25   41224--
Pettiford5   0290--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Waite b Adcock20     
AH Phebeyc Waite b Murray21     
RC Wilsonc Cheetham b Mansell70     
JM Allanc Winslow b Adcock17     
J Pettifordc Waite b Adcock5     
P Hearnc Waite b Mansell16     
BE Disburyc Cheetham b Tayfield4     
AL Dixonst Waite b Mansell5     
+AW Cattnot out8     
JG Spanswickc Winslow b Tayfield2     
*DVP Wrightlbw b Mansell0     
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 73.5 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-59, 3-99, 4-116, 5-143, 6-160, 7-160, 8-166, 9-175, 10-175 (73.5 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock16   3393--
Fuller5   0180--
Tayfield23   9562--
Murray9   5151--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Mansell b Murray64     
AH Phebeyb Tayfield48     
RC Wilsonb Murray19     
JM Allanc Fuller b Tayfield0     
J Pettifordc and b Tayfield35     
P Hearnc McLean b Mansell79     
BE Disburyb Murray15     
AL Dixonb Mansell6     
+AW Cattnot out19     
JG Spanswicklbw b Tayfield19     
*DVP Wrightc and b Tayfield4     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 138.5 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-114, 2-114, 3-121, 4-137, 5-196, 6-248, 7-259, 8-274, 9-306, 10-314 (138.5 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock15   1590--
Fuller22   5540--
Murray31   15503--
Mansell27   6692--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PL Winslowc and b Dixon3     
ARA Murraynot out10     
HJ Keithc and b Allan0     
+JHB Waitenot out9     
DJ McGlewdid not bat      
RA McLeandid not bat      
*JE Cheethamdid not bat      
PNF Manselldid not bat      
HJ Tayfielddid not bat      
ERH Fullerdid not bat      
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(2 wickets, 7.2 overs)25
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-9
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dixon4   0121--

--> JE Cheetham (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 40
--> RC Wilson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 18
--> AE Fagg (2) passed 26000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 53
--> AH Phebey (2) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> AL Dixon achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the South Africans first innings (previous best was 3-13)





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