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England v South Africa
South Africa in British Isles 1947 (1st Test)
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th June 1947 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCAR Coleman, JA Smart
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 376/3 (Melville 183*, Dawson 3*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 154/2 (Edrich 44*, Compton 65*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 278/4 (Compton 83*, Yardley 45*)

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchellb Bedser14 40 - 
*A Melvilleb Martin189 364161 
KG Viljoenlbw b Edrich10 44 - 
AD Nourseb Hollies149 244151 
OC Dawsonst Evans b Hollies48 101 - 
TA Harrisc Hutton b Hollies60 1339- 
AMB Rowannot out34 102 - 
L Tuckettlbw b Hollies0 1-- 
NBF Mannb Bedser8 18 - 
+JD Lindsayb Bedser0 7-- 
VI Smithc Yardley b Hollies1 7-- 
Extras(7 b, 12 lb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 196.3 overs)533
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Mitchell), 2-44 (Viljoen), 3-363 (Nourse), 4-384 (Melville), 5-450 (Dawson), 6-505 (Harris), 7-505 (Tuckett), 8-528 (Mann), 9-530 (Lindsay), 10-533 (Smith, 196.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin36   411111-
Bedser57.1141063--
Edrich20   8561--
Hollies55.2161235--
Cook21   4870--
Yardley5   0240--
Compton2   160--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonlbw b Rowan17 46 - 
C Washbrooklbw b Tuckett25 60 - 
WJ Edrichb Smith57 2051- 
DCS Comptonc Mitchell b Tuckett65 1351- 
HE Dolleryb Dawson9 13 - 
*NWD Yardleylbw b Tuckett22 45 - 
+TG Evansst Lindsay b Smith2 21-- 
AV Bedserc Melville b Smith7 8-1 
C Cookb Tuckett0 2-- 
JW Martinc Lindsay b Tuckett0 1-- 
WE Holliesnot out0 3-- 
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 113.1 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Hutton), 2-48 (Washbrook), 3-154 (Compton), 4-165 (Dollery), 5-198 (Edrich), 6-198 (Yardley), 7-207 (Bedser), 8-208 (Cook), 9-208 (Martin), 10-208 (Evans, 113.1 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett37   9685--
Dawson13   23511-
Rowan16   6451--
Mann20   13100--
Smith27.110463--

England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonb Tuckett9 20 - 
C Washbrookc Lindsay b Rowan59 1502- 
WJ Edrichb Smith50 1097- 
DCS Comptonc Mitchell b Mann163 29019- 
HE Dolleryc and b Dawson17 47 - 
*NWD Yardleyc Tuckett b Dawson99 25010- 
+TG Evansc and b Smith74 7614- 
AV Bedserc Harris b Smith2 31-- 
C Cookc Dawson b Smith4 19 - 
WE Holliesnot out18 52 - 
JW Martinb Rowan26 49 2 
Extras(15 b, 13 lb, 2 w)30
Total(all out, 226.2 overs)551
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Hutton), 2-116 (Edrich), 3-133 (Washbrook), 4-170 (Dollery), 5-407 (Compton), 6-434 (Yardley), 7-472 (Bedser), 8-499 (Evans), 9-500 (Cook), 10-551 (Martin, 226.2 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett47   1212711-
Dawson25   7572--
Smith51   1514341-
Rowan43.281002--
Mann60   22941--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchellc Evans b Bedser4 22 - 
*A Melvillenot out104 16015- 
KG Viljoennot out51 1375- 
AD Noursedid not bat      
OC Dawsondid not bat      
TA Harrisdid not bat      
AMB Rowandid not bat      
L Tuckettdid not bat      
NBF Manndid not bat      
+JD Lindsaydid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb, 5 w)7
Total(1 wicket, 51 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Mitchell)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin9   21801-
Bedser14   3311-1
Edrich4   080--
Hollies9   1330--
Cook9   0400--
Compton4   01404-
Hutton2   0150--

Notes
--> A Melville (1) passed his previous highest score of 103 in Test matches
--> A Melville (1) passed his previous highest score of 153 in first-class matches
--> A Melville (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 149
--> AD Nourse (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> OC Dawson made his debut in Test matches
--> TA Harris made his debut in Test matches
--> TA Harris (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> AMB Rowan made his debut in Test matches
--> L Tuckett made his debut in Test matches
--> NBF Mann made his debut in Test matches
--> JD Lindsay made his debut in Test matches
--> VI Smith made his debut in Test matches
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> HE Dollery made his debut in Test matches
--> C Cook made his debut in Test matches
--> JW Martin made his debut in Test matches
--> DCS Compton (2) passed his previous highest score of 147 in Test matches
--> DCS Compton (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 15
--> NWD Yardley (2) passed his previous highest score of 61 in Test matches
--> TG Evans (2) passed his previous highest score of 29 in Test matches
--> A Melville (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 25
--> L Tuckett achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the England first innings
--> AMB Rowan reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed C Washbrook, his 1st wicket in the England second innings

 

 

 

 

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