South Africa v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in South Africa 1964/65 (5th Test)
VenueSt George's Park, Port Elizabeth on 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 17th February 1965 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresLM Baxter, HC Kidson
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 261/3 (RG Pollock 56*, Pithey 22*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 29/1 (Boycott 23*, Titmus 0*)
Close of play day 3England (1) 278/5 (Thomson 1*, Smith 0*)
Close of play day 4South Africa (2) 62/1 (Barlow 28*, Bland 19*)

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*TL Goddardc Boycott b Allen61 1615- 
EJ Barlowc Parfitt b Boycott69 2377- 
KC Blandc Parfitt b Titmus48 9331 
RG Pollockc and b Allen13723627218- 
AJ Pitheyc Barrington b Allen231221321- 
+JHB Waiterun out6 10-- 
PL van der Merwec Barrington b Palmer66 19141 
PM Pollockc Titmus b Thomson1893891- 
MJ Macaulayb Titmus21 551- 
AH McKinnonrun out27 344- 
HD Bromfieldnot out1 10-- 
Extras(10 b, 11 lb, 4 nb)25
Total(all out, 189.1 overs)502
Fall of wickets:
1-114 (Goddard), 2-171 (Barlow), 3-185 (Bland), 4-268 (Pithey), 5-276 (Waite), 6-389 (RG Pollock), 7-447 (van der Merwe), 8-455 (PM Pollock), 9-498 (McKinnon), 10-502 (Macaulay, 189.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson47   71281--
Palmer35   61131--
Boycott26   7691--
Allen44   13803--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc van der Merwe b Bromfield11739642312- 
JT Murraylbw b Macaulay4 63-- 
FJ Titmusb PM Pollock12 301- 
ER Dexterrun out40 986- 
KF Barringtonc van der Merwe b Goddard72 2169- 
NI Thomsonc Barlow b McKinnon39 1245- 
*MJK Smithc Waite b Barlow26 1062- 
PH Parfittlbw b Barlow0 9-- 
+JM Parksc Waite b Barlow35 954- 
DA Allennot out38 1243- 
KE Palmerlbw b Goddard10 301- 
Extras(7 b, 14 lb, 19 nb, 2 w)42
Total(all out, 207.5 overs)435
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Murray), 2-52 (Titmus), 3-115 (Dexter), 4-272 (Barrington), 5-277 (Boycott), 6-346 (Smith), 7-346 (Thomson), 8-346 (Parfitt), 9-410 (Parks), 10-435 (Palmer, 207.5 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
PM Pollock27   8711--
Macaulay37   13631--
McKinnon46   17991--
Barlow22   2553--
Bromfield33   14571--
RG Pollock7   3140--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*TL Goddardc Boycott b Thomson13 48-- 
EJ Barlowb Titmus47 2022- 
KC Blandc and b Thomson22 912- 
RG Pollocknot out77779961 
MJ Macaulayc Titmus b Boycott12 34-- 
AH McKinnonnot out0 2-- 
AJ Pitheydid not bat      
+JHB Waitedid not bat      
PL van der Merwedid not bat      
PM Pollockdid not bat      
HD Bromfielddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(4 wickets, declared, 60 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Goddard), 2-69 (Bland), 3-124 (Barlow), 4-171 (Macaulay)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson25   7552--
Palmer28   1760--
Titmus5   0271--
Boycott2   0131--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Waite b Macaulay7 59-- 
JT Murraynot out8 841- 
ER Dexternot out5 25-- 
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
KF Barringtondid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
*MJK Smithdid not bat      
PH Parfittdid not bat      
+JM Parksdid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
KE Palmerdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(1 wicket, 19.2 overs)29
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Boycott)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
PM Pollock5.2170--
Macaulay9   4101--
Goddard5   330--

--> PL van der Merwe (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in Test matches
--> PM Pollock (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> MJ Macaulay made his debut in Test matches
--> AH McKinnon (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in Test matches
--> G Boycott (1) passed his previous highest score of 113 in Test matches
--> G Boycott (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 35
--> G Boycott (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 101
--> NI Thomson (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in Test matches
--> KE Palmer made his debut in Test matches
--> FJ Titmus reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed MJ Macaulay, his 2nd wicket in the South Africa first innings





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