Australia v South Africa
South Africa in Australia and New Zealand 1963/64 (1st Test)
VenueBrisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane on 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th December 1963 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCJ Egar, LP Rowan
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 337/5 (Booth 128*, McKenzie 14*)
Close of play day 2South Africa (1) 157/4 (Barlow 56*)
Close of play day 3No play
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 25/0 (Lawry 12*, Simpson 12*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc RG Pollock b Barlow43 997- 
RB Simpsonc Waite b PM Pollock12 401- 
NCL O'Neillc Barlow b PM Pollock82 20810- 
PJP Burgerun out13 221- 
BC Boothc Barlow b PM Pollock169 33019- 
*R Benaudlbw b Goddard43 766- 
GD McKenziec PM Pollock b Goddard39 994- 
TR Veiversc Goddard b PM Pollock14 541- 
+ATW Groutc Seymour b PM Pollock6 121- 
I Meckiffb PM Pollock7 121- 
AN Connollynot out1 3-- 
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 114.6 overs)435
Fall of wickets:
1-39 (Simpson), 2-73 (Lawry), 3-88 (Burge), 4-208 (O'Neill), 5-310 (Benaud), 6-394 (McKenzie), 7-415 (Booth), 8-427 (Grout), 9-434 (Meckiff), 10-435 (Veivers, 114.6 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
PM Pollock22.60956--
Partridge25   3870--
Goddard24   6522--
Barlow9   0711--
Seymour11   0390--
Pithey23   6850--

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*TL Goddardc Meckiff b Benaud52 947- 
EJ Barlowb Benaud114 35413- 
PR Carlsteinc and b Benaud0 7-- 
RG Pollockb McKenzie25 685- 
DT Lindsaylbw b Benaud17 493- 
+JHB Waitelbw b Connolly66 2724- 
PL van der Merweb O'Neill17 392- 
DB Pitheyc Meckiff b Veivers18 791- 
PM Pollocklbw b Benaud8 37-- 
MA Seymourb Simpson10 311- 
JT Partridgenot out3 18-- 
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 8 nb)16
Total(all out, 135.5 overs)346
Fall of wickets:
1-74 (Goddard), 2-78 (Carlstein), 3-120 (RG Pollock), 4-157 (Lindsay), 5-239 (Barlow), 6-272 (van der Merwe), 7-321 (Pithey), 8-325 (Waite), 9-335 (PM Pollock), 10-346 (Seymour, 135.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie23   1881--
Meckiff1   080--
Connolly19   4461--
Veivers34   15481--
Benaud33   10685--
O'Neill7   0201--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Simpsonc sub (KC Bland) b Partridge34 1002- 
WM Lawrynot out87 15310- 
NCL O'Neillnot out19 522- 
PJP Burgedid not bat      
BC Boothdid not bat      
*R Benauddid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
TR Veiversdid not bat      
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
I Meckiffdid not bat      
AN Connollydid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(1 wicket, declared, 35 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-83 (Simpson)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
PM Pollock6   0260--
Partridge17   1501--
Goddard7   0340--
Pithey5   0300--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*TL Goddardnot out8 271- 
EJ Barlowc Simpson b McKenzie0 5-- 
PR Carlsteinnot out1 21-- 
RG Pollockdid not bat      
DT Lindsaydid not bat      
+JHB Waitedid not bat      
PL van der Merwedid not bat      
DB Pitheydid not bat      
PM Pollockdid not bat      
MA Seymourdid not bat      
JT Partridgedid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 6.3 overs)13
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Barlow)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Connolly1   020--
Benaud2   140--

--> BC Booth (1) passed his previous highest score of 112 in Test matches
--> R Benaud (1) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 30
--> GD McKenzie (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Test matches
--> TR Veivers made his debut in Test matches
--> AN Connolly made his debut in Test matches
--> EJ Barlow (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in Test matches
--> RG Pollock made his debut in Test matches
--> DT Lindsay made his debut in Test matches
--> PL van der Merwe made his debut in Test matches
--> DB Pithey made his debut in Test matches
--> MA Seymour made his debut in Test matches
--> JT Partridge made his debut in Test matches
--> I Meckiff was no-balled for throwing in the South Africa first innings (four times by CJ Egar)





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