South Africa v Australia
Australia in South Africa 1957/58 (1st Test)
VenueNew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th December 1957 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresA Birkett, JH McMenamin
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 222/2 (McGlew 100*, Waite 19*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 15/0 (McDonald 10*, Burke 5*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 307/7 (Benaud 80*, Grout 21*)
Close of play day 4South Africa (2) 176/5 (Endean 68*, Funston 18*)

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DJ McGlewc Simpson b Meckiff108  121 
TL Goddardb Meckiff90  101 
JD Nelb Meckiff4     
+JHB Waitec Burge b Benaud115     
WR Endeanlbw b Meckiff50     
RA McLeanb Meckiff50     
KJ Funstonlbw b Mackay12     
HJ Tayfieldb Davidson18   1 
PS Heineb Mackay7     
VI Smithnot out2     
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(9 wickets, declared, 606 minutes, 130.6 overs)470
Fall of wickets:
1-176 (Goddard), 2-182 (Nel), 3-237 (McGlew), 4-341 (Endean), 5-412 (Waite), 6-436 (McLean), 7-461 (Funston), 8-465 (Tayfield), 9-470 (Heine, 130.6 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson32   41151--
Meckiff31   31255--
Benaud27   71151--
Kline20   6470--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Tayfield b Smith75 210 1 
JW Burkec Waite b Heine16     
KD Mackayc Waite b Heine3     
*ID Craigb Heine14     
PJP Burgec Waite b Heine0     
RB Simpsonlbw b Tayfield60     
R Benaudc Heine b Adcock122  20- 
AK Davidsonc sub (ERH Fuller) b Heine24     
+ATW Groutc Endean b Tayfield21     
I Meckiffc Smith b Heine11     
LF Klinenot out6     
Extras(4 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 450 minutes, 91.2 overs)368
Fall of wickets:
1-34 (Burke), 2-40 (Mackay), 3-56 (Craig), 4-62 (Burge), 5-151 (McDonald), 6-177 (Simpson), 7-244 (Davidson), 8-313 (Grout), 9-355 (Benaud), 10-368 (Meckiff, 91.2 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock23   31061--
Goddard16   5570--
Tayfield29   91012--
Smith9   2301--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DJ McGlewc Simpson b Meckiff6     
TL Goddardc Grout b Davidson5     
JD Nelc Grout b Davidson7     
+JHB Waitec Grout b Burke59     
RA McLeanc Grout b Davidson0     
WR Endeanc Meckiff b Davidson77     
KJ Funstonb Meckiff27     
HJ Tayfieldc Grout b Meckiff3     
PS Heinec Grout b Davidson2     
VI Smithnot out1     
NAT Adcockc Simpson b Davidson0     
Extras(5 b, 7 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 366 minutes, 78.4 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Goddard), 2-19 (McGlew), 3-19 (Nel), 4-19 (McLean), 5-148 (Waite), 6-193 (Endean), 7-196 (Tayfield), 8-199 (Funston), 9-199 (Heine), 10-201 (Adcock, 78.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meckiff26   3523--
Benaud2   0150--
Kline8   2180--
Mackay11   1290--
Burke14   3391--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldst Waite b Smith25     
JW Burkeretired hurt10     
KD Mackaynot out65 225   
*ID Craigb Tayfield17     
PJP Burgeb Tayfield14     
RB Simpsonnot out23 55   
R Benauddid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
I Meckiffdid not bat      
LF Klinedid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(3 wickets, 267 minutes, 73 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (McDonald), 2-85 (Craig), 3-118 (Burge)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine8   2170--
Adcock3   0110--
Tayfield33   12702--
Smith16   8251--
Goddard12   6240--
McGlew1   070--

--> DJ McGlew (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 29
--> TL Goddard (1) passed his previous highest score of 74 in Test matches
--> JHB Waite (1) passed his previous highest score of 113 in Test matches
--> HJ Tayfield (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> CC McDonald (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 39
--> RB Simpson made his debut in Test matches
--> R Benaud (1) passed his previous highest score of 121 in Test matches
--> ATW Grout made his debut in Test matches
--> I Meckiff made his debut in Test matches
--> LF Kline made his debut in Test matches
--> WR Endean (2) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 73
--> KD Mackay (2) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Test matches
--> PS Heine achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed I Meckiff in the Australia first innings (previous best was 5-60)
--> AK Davidson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed RA McLean in the South Africa second innings (previous best was 2-22)
--> JW Burke retired hurt in the Australia second innings having scored 10 (team score 17/0)





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