Test Match - England v South Africa - Nottingham Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard       
Match Date 7th June, 1947 Series Batting & Bowling Analysis
Series 1947 England v South Africa - 1st Test
Test # 285
Venue Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Match Conditions Day Match Partnerships
Toss South Africa
Result Match drawn
Player of Match No Award

South Africa 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Bruce Mitchell b Bedser 14    0  0    2.63%
Alan Melville* b Martin 189    16  1    35.46%
Kenneth Viljoen lbw b Edrich 10    0  0    1.88%
Dudley Nourse b Hollies 149    15  1    27.95%
Oscar Dawson st †Evans b Hollies 48    0  0    9.01%
Trevor Harris c Hutton b Hollies 60    9  0    11.26%
Athol Rowan not out 34    0  0    6.38%
Lindsay Tuckett lbw b Hollies 0    0  0  
Norman Mann b Bedser 8    0  0    1.50%
John Lindsay b Bedser 0    0  0  
Vivian Smith c Yardley b Hollies 1    0  0    0.19%
Extras (b 7, lb 12, w 1) 20  
Total All Out   (196.3 overs @ 2.71 rpo) 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   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
John Martin 36.0 4 111 1 3.08  10.00%
Alec Bedser 57.1 14 106 3 1.85  30.00%
William Edrich 20.0 8 56 1 2.80  10.00%
William Hollies 55.2 16 123 5 2.22  50.00%
Cecil Cook 21.0 4 87 0 4.14
Norman Yardley 5.0 0 24 0 4.80
Denis Compton 2.0 1 6 0 3.00
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Leonard Hutton lbw b Rowan 17    0  0    8.17%
Cyril Washbrook lbw b Tuckett 25    0  0    12.02%
William Edrich b Smith 57    1  0    27.40%
Denis Compton c Mitchell b Tuckett 65    1  0    31.25%
Horace Dollery b Dawson 9    0  0    4.33%
Norman Yardley* lbw b Tuckett 22    0  0    10.58%
Godfrey Evans st †Lindsay b Smith 2    0  0    0.96%
Alec Bedser c Melville b Smith 7    0  0    3.37%
Cecil Cook b Tuckett 0    0  0  
John Martin c †Lindsay b Tuckett 0    0  0  
William Hollies not out 0    0  0  
Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 1) 4  
Total All Out   (113.1 overs @ 1.84 rpo) 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   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Lindsay Tuckett 37.0 9 68 5 1.84  50.00%
Oscar Dawson 13.0 2 35 1 2.69  10.00%
Athol Rowan 16.0 6 45 1 2.81  10.00%
Norman Mann 20.0 13 10 0 0.50
Vivian Smith 27.1 10 46 3 1.69  30.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Leonard Hutton b Tuckett 9    0  0    1.63%
Cyril Washbrook c †Lindsay b Rowan 59    2  0    10.71%
William Edrich b Smith 50    7  0    9.07%
Denis Compton c Mitchell b Mann 163    19  0    29.58%
Horace Dollery c & b Dawson 17    0  0    3.09%
Norman Yardley* c Tuckett b Dawson 99    10  0    17.97%
Godfrey Evans c & b Smith 74    14  0    13.43%
Alec Bedser c Harris b Smith 2    0  0    0.36%
Cecil Cook c Dawson b Smith 4    0  0    0.73%
William Hollies not out 18    0  0    3.27%
John Martin b Rowan 26    0  0    4.72%
Extras (b 15, lb 13, w 2) 30  
Total All Out   (226.2 overs @ 2.43 rpo) 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   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Lindsay Tuckett 47.0 12 127 1 2.70  10.00%
Oscar Dawson 25.0 7 57 2 2.28  20.00%
Athol Rowan 43.2 8 100 2 2.31  20.00%
Norman Mann 60.0 22 94 1 1.57  10.00%
Vivian Smith 51.0 15 143 4 2.80  40.00%
 
South Africa 2nd Innings (target 227) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Bruce Mitchell c †Evans b Bedser 4    0  0    2.41%
Alan Melville* not out 104    15  0    62.65%
Kenneth Viljoen not out 51    5  0    30.72%
Dudley Nourse              
Oscar Dawson              
Trevor Harris              
Athol Rowan              
Lindsay Tuckett              
Norman Mann              
John Lindsay              
Vivian Smith              
Extras (b 1, w 5, nb 1) 7  
Total 1 wickets   (51.0 overs @ 3.25 rpo) 166  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-21  Mitchell   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
John Martin 9.0 2 18 0 2.00
Alec Bedser 14.0 3 31 1 2.21  10.00%
William Edrich 4.0 0 8 0 2.00
William Hollies 9.0 1 33 0 3.67
Cecil Cook 9.0 0 40 0 4.44
Denis Compton 4.0 0 14 0 3.50
Leonard Hutton 2.0 0 15 0 7.50
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
 
Day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 376/3 (A Melville 183*, OC Dawson 3*)
 
Day 2 - England 1st innings 154/2 (WJ Edrich 44*, DCS Compton 65*)
 
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 278/4 (DCS Compton 83*, NWD Yardley 45*)
 
Day 4 - South Africa 2nd Innings 166/1, 51.0 overs - end of match
 

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