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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
NEWLANDS, CAPE TOWN
DECEMBER 31, 1938
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 49.8 | Scoring Rate: 3.5
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
England in South Africa Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 94% 48 31 42 48
South Africa 5% 19 34 26 30

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 559 9 787
2 South Africa 286 10 714
3 South Africa 201 2 318

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 SOUTH AFRICA ENGLAND 1894-12-29 1902-01-17 1907-07-29 1912-01-12 1921-07-02 1926-07-24 1930-02-14 1932-12-02 1935-07-13 1938-12-31

MATCH PROGRESS

ENGLAND PTS SOUTH AFRICA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
3 3 49.8 1157 935 0.55 0.45
3 2 47.3 1127 861 0.57 0.43
3 1 42.4 1025 669 0.6 0.4
2 10 44.5 1004 686 0.59 0.41
2 9 46.9 982 708 0.58 0.42
2 8 49.5 955 729 0.57 0.43
2 7 48.3 897 649 0.58 0.42
2 6 49.1 853 619 0.58 0.42
2 5 52.5 822 648 0.56 0.44
2 4 55.3 780 658 0.54 0.46
2 3 59.2 736 684 0.52 0.48
2 2 58.0 675 601 0.53 0.47
2 1 62.5 622 628 0.5 0.5
1 9 62.1 559 559 0.5 0.5
1 8 67.1 537 537 0.5 0.5
1 7 72.0 504 504 0.5 0.5
1 6 68.3 410 410 0.5 0.5
1 5 67.6 338 338 0.5 0.5
1 4 84.0 336 336 0.5 0.5
1 3 46.3 139 139 0.5 0.5
1 2 15.0 30 30 0.5 0.5
1 1 29.0 29 29 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
H Verity England 282 83 5 38.1
N Gordon South Africa 240 157 5 65.1
TWJ Goddard England 294 132 4 16.0
ACB Langton South Africa 187 117 3 24.5
DVP Wright England 228 145 2 2.8
K Farnes England 126 60 1 0.9
EQ Davies South Africa 96 77 1 2.1
XC Balaskas South Africa 144 115 0 0.0
B Mitchell South Africa 120 81 0 0.0
WR Hammond (c) England 54 25 0 0.0
WJ Edrich England 48 20 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
WR Hammond (c) England 181 1 0 32 4.7
AD Nourse South Africa 139 1 0 29 7.6
PGV van der Bijl South Africa 124 2 0 25 1.4
LEG Ames † England 115 1 0 21 1.0
BH Valentine England 112 1 0 20 1.7
EAB Rowan South Africa 95 1 0 20 0.5
PA Gibb England 58 1 0 10 0.3
B Mitchell South Africa 43 2 0 9 0.1
DVP Wright England 33 1 0 6 0.1
H Verity England 29 1 0 5 0.0
XC Balaskas South Africa 29 1 0 6 0.2
A Melville (c) South Africa 23 1 0 5 0.0
L Hutton England 17 1 0 3 0.0
WW Wade † South Africa 10 1 0 2 0.0
AW Briscoe South Africa 2 1 0 0 0.0
K Farnes England 1 0 0 0 0.0
E Paynter England 1 1 0 0 0.0
WJ Edrich England 0 1 0 0 0.0
N Gordon South Africa 0 1 0 0 0.0
ACB Langton South Africa 0 1 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced South Africa in 59 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 43 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous England v South Africa test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

ENGLAND SOUTH AFRICA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
SOUTH AFRICA
WIN EXP.
December 24, 1938
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
78 20
August 17, 1935
Kennington Oval, London
80 18
July 27, 1935
Old Trafford, Manchester
88 10
July 13, 1935
Headingley, Leeds
68 28
June 29, 1935
Lord's, London
81 17
June 15, 1935
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
86 12
February 21, 1931
Kingsmead, Durban
72 25
February 13, 1931
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
58 38
January 16, 1931
Kingsmead, Durban
61 35