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TEST MATCH
England v South Africa
Kennington Oval, London
August 16, 1947
Draw

FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

Team Win Exp. Batting Bowling Overall Experience
England 94.8% 32 25 41 136
South Africa 4.0% 25 48 26 56

SCORES

Innings Batting Team Balls Faced Runs Wickets
1 England 1140 427 10
2 South Africa 786 302 10
3 England 462 325 6
4 South Africa 846 423 7

TWENTY MATCH TEAM RATINGS

Team Span For Ag Rating Match Rating
England 1938-12-31
to
1947-07-26
20.0 19.1 1.05 0.712
South Africa 1932-03-04
to
1947-07-26
14.7 20.6 0.71 0.677

MATCH PROGRESS [?]

0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 1 2 3 4 ENGLAND SOUTH AFRICA

PROGRESS

Players Innings Wicket Runs End
C Washbrook, L Hutton 1 1 63 1
JDB Robertson, L Hutton 1 2 17 1
DCS Compton, L Hutton 1 3 98 1
L Hutton, NWD Yardley (c) 1 4 0 1
K Cranston, NWD Yardley (c) 1 5 93 1
NWD Yardley (c), R Howorth 1 6 19 1
R Howorth, TG Evans † 1 7 32 1
C Gladwin, TG Evans † 1 8 36 1
C Gladwin, DVP Wright 1 9 50 1
C Gladwin, WH Copson 1 10 19 1
B Mitchell, DV Dyer 2 1 47 1
B Mitchell, KG Viljoen 2 2 15 1
AD Nourse, B Mitchell 2 3 16 1
A Melville (c), B Mitchell 2 4 86 1
B Mitchell, OC Dawson 2 5 79 1
B Mitchell, GM Fullerton † 2 6 10 1
AMB Rowan, B Mitchell 2 7 1 1
B Mitchell, NBF Mann 2 8 39 1
L Tuckett, NBF Mann 2 9 9 1
L Tuckett, VI Smith 2 10 0 1
C Washbrook, L Hutton 3 1 73 1
C Washbrook, JDB Robertson 3 2 16 1
DCS Compton, JDB Robertson 3 3 69 1
DCS Compton, NWD Yardley (c) 3 4 21 1
DCS Compton, K Cranston 3 5 1 1
DCS Compton, R Howorth 3 6 87 1
R Howorth, TG Evans † 3 7 58 0
B Mitchell, DV Dyer 4 1 8 1
B Mitchell, KG Viljoen 4 2 40 1
AD Nourse, B Mitchell 4 3 184 1
A Melville (c), B Mitchell 4 4 15 1
B Mitchell, OC Dawson 4 5 2 1
B Mitchell, GM Fullerton † 4 6 17 1
B Mitchell, NBF Mann 4 7 48 1
B Mitchell, L Tuckett 4 8 109 0

BATTING

Player Team R D BF RSH MR
B Mitchell South Africa 309 1 0 43% 56.0
DCS Compton England 166 2 0 22% 3.3
L Hutton England 119 2 0 16% 1.0
AD Nourse South Africa 107 2 0 15% 0.7
TG Evans † England 84 1 0 11% 0.4
C Washbrook England 75 2 0 10% 0.1
NWD Yardley (c) England 70 2 0 9% 0.3
R Howorth England 68 1 0 9% 0.1
OC Dawson South Africa 55 2 0 8% 0.4
C Gladwin England 51 0 0 7% 0.2
NBF Mann South Africa 46 2 0 6% 0.1
K Cranston England 45 2 0 6% 0.0
A Melville (c) South Africa 45 2 0 6% 0.1
KG Viljoen South Africa 43 2 0 6% 0.4
L Tuckett South Africa 40 0 0 6% 0.1
JDB Robertson England 34 2 0 5% 0.0
DV Dyer South Africa 22 2 0 3% 0.0
GM Fullerton † South Africa 20 2 0 3% 0.1
DVP Wright England 14 1 0 2% 0.0
WH Copson England 6 1 0 1% 0.0
AMB Rowan South Africa 0 1 0 0% 0.0
VI Smith South Africa 0 1 0 0% 0.0

BOWLING

Player Team W BB RC BSH MR
R Howorth England 6 456 149 28% 61.2
NBF Mann South Africa 6 546 195 34% 78.1
AMB Rowan South Africa 6 378 187 24% 56.4
K Cranston England 4 180 86 11% 18.6
DVP Wright England 4 354 192 22% 16.4
WH Copson England 3 342 112 21% 15.3
OC Dawson South Africa 2 300 139 19% 6.7
VI Smith South Africa 1 144 95 9% 1.2
DCS Compton England 0 90 61 6% 0.0
TG Evans † England 0 0 0 0% 0.0
C Gladwin England 0 192 72 12% 0.0
L Hutton England 0 12 14 1% 0.0
JDB Robertson England 0 0 0 0% 0.0
C Washbrook England 0 0 0 0% 0.0
NWD Yardley (c) England 0 6 1 0% 0.0
DV Dyer South Africa 0 0 0 0% 0.0
GM Fullerton † South Africa 0 0 0 0% 0.0
A Melville (c) South Africa 0 0 0 0% 0.0
B Mitchell South Africa 0 0 0 0% 0.0
AD Nourse South Africa 0 0 0 0% 0.0
L Tuckett South Africa 0 234 116 15% 0.0
KG Viljoen South Africa 0 0 0 0% 0.0