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South Africa v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in South Africa 1938/39 (5th Test)
VenueKingsmead, Durban on 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th March 1939 (timeless match)
Balls per over8
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRGA Ashman, GL Sickler
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 229/2 (van der Bijl 105*, Mitchell 4*)
Close of play day 2South Africa (1) 423/6 (Nourse 77*, Grieveson 26*)
Close of play day 3England (1) 35/1 (Hutton 24*, Paynter 6*)
Close of play day 4England (1) 268/7 (Ames 82*, Wright 5*)
Close of play day 5South Africa (2) 193/3 (Nourse 1*, Viljoen 1*)
Close of play day 6England (2) 0/0 (Hutton 0*, Gibb 0*)
Close of play day 7England (2) 253/1 (Gibb 78*, Edrich 107*)
Close of play day 8No play
Close of play day 9England (2) 496/3 (Hammond 58*, Paynter 24*)

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Melville hit wkt b Wright78 2005- 
PGV van der Bijlb Perks125 438111 
EAB Rowanlbw b Perks33 911- 
B Mitchellb Wright11 52-- 
AD Nourseb Perks103 3646- 
KG Viljoenc Ames b Perks0 14-- 
EL Daltonc Ames b Farnes57 10831 
+RE Grievesonb Perks75 2053- 
ACB Langtonc Paynter b Verity27 6911 
ES Newsonc and b Verity1 3-- 
N Gordonnot out0 2-- 
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 6 nb)20
Total(all out, 202.6 overs)530
Fall of wickets:
1-131 (Melville), 2-219 (Rowan), 3-236 (Mitchell), 4-274 (van der Bijl), 5-278 (Viljoen), 6-368 (Dalton), 7-475 (Nourse), 8-522 (Grieveson), 9-523 (Newson), 10-530 (Langton, 202.6 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes46   91081--
Perks41   51005--
Wright37   61422--
Verity55.614972--
Hammond14   4340--
Edrich9   2290--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonrun out38 1441- 
PA Gibbc Grieveson b Newson4 32-- 
E Paynterlbw b Langton62 2603- 
*WR Hammondst Grieveson b Dalton24 94-- 
+LEG Amesc Dalton b Langton84 1827- 
WJ Edrichc Rowan b Langton1 7-- 
BH Valentinest Grieveson b Dalton26 512- 
H Verityb Dalton3 20-- 
DVP Wrightc Langton b Dalton26 681- 
K Farnesb Newson20 372- 
RTD Perksnot out2 12-- 
Extras(7 b, 17 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)26
Total(all out, 117.6 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Gibb), 2-64 (Hutton), 3-125 (Hammond), 4-169 (Paynter), 5-171 (Edrich), 6-229 (Valentine), 7-245 (Verity), 8-276 (Ames), 9-305 (Wright), 10-316 (Farnes, 117.6 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Newson25.65582--
Langton35   12713--
Gordon37   7820--
Mitchell7   0200--
Dalton13   1594--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchell hit wkt b Verity89 2226- 
PGV van der Bijlc Paynter b Wright97 2307- 
EAB Rowanc Edrich b Verity0 3-- 
AD Noursec Hutton b Farnes25 673- 
KG Viljoenb Perks74 1837- 
*A Melvilleb Farnes103 20010- 
EL Daltonc and b Wright21 3331 
+RE Grievesonb Farnes39 1001- 
ACB Langtonc Hammond b Farnes6 15-- 
ES Newsonb Wright3 15-- 
N Gordonnot out7 161- 
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 4 nb)17
Total(all out, 142.1 overs)481
Fall of wickets:
1-191 (Mitchell), 2-191 (Rowan), 3-191 (van der Bijl), 4-242 (Nourse), 5-346 (Viljoen), 6-382 (Dalton), 7-434 (Melville), 8-450 (Langton), 9-462 (Newson), 10-481 (Grieveson, 142.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes22.12744--
Perks32   6991--
Wright32   71463--
Verity40   9872--
Edrich6   1180--
Hammond9   1300--
Hutton1   0100--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonb Mitchell55 965- 
PA Gibbb Dalton120 4512- 
WJ Edrichc Gordon b Langton219 43625- 
*WR Hammondst Grieveson b Dalton140 3497- 
E Paynterc Grieveson b Gordon75 2135- 
+LEG Amesnot out17 471- 
BH Valentinenot out4 41- 
H Veritydid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
K Farnesdid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 12 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)24
Total(5 wickets, 218.2 overs)654
Fall of wickets:
1-78 (Hutton), 2-358 (Gibb), 3-447 (Edrich), 4-611 (Paynter), 5-650 (Hammond)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Newson43   4910--
Gordon55.2101741--
Langton56   121321--
Dalton27   31002--
Mitchell37   41331--

Notes
--> A Melville (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in Test matches
--> A Melville (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> PGV van der Bijl (1) passed his previous highest score of 87 in Test matches
--> PGV van der Bijl (1) made his first century in Test matches
--> AD Nourse (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 31
--> RE Grieveson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> E Paynter (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> DVP Wright (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> RTD Perks made his debut in Test matches
--> A Melville (2) passed his previous highest score of 78 in Test matches
--> A Melville (2) made his first century in Test matches
--> PGV van der Bijl made his last appearance in Test matches
--> AD Nourse (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> KG Viljoen (2) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 44
--> KG Viljoen (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 69
--> EL Dalton made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RE Grieveson made his last appearance in Test matches
--> ACB Langton made his last appearance in Test matches
--> ES Newson made his last appearance in Test matches
--> N Gordon made his last appearance in Test matches
--> PA Gibb (2) passed his previous highest score of 106 in Test matches
--> E Paynter (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 3
--> WR Hammond (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 115
--> WR Hammond (2) passed 6500 runs in Test matches when he reached 36
--> LEG Ames made his last appearance in Test matches
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed his previous highest score of 28 in Test matches
--> WJ Edrich (2) made his first century in Test matches
--> BH Valentine made his last appearance in Test matches
--> K Farnes made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RTD Perks made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> RTD Perks achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the South Africa first innings
--> EL Dalton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed H Verity in the England first innings (previous best was 2-29)
--> DVP Wright reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed EL Dalton, his 2nd wicket in the South Africa second innings
--> K Farnes reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed A Melville, his 2nd wicket in the South Africa second innings

 

 

 

 

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