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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
KENNINGTON OVAL, LONDON
AUGUST 16, 1947
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 44.8 | Scoring Rate: 2.7
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in England Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 95% 32 25 41 136
South Africa 4% 25 48 26 56

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 427 10 1140
2 South Africa 302 10 786
3 England 325 6 462
4 South Africa 423 7 846

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 1895-02-01 1902-06-12 1908-02-21 1912-07-29 1923-02-16 1928-12-29 1931-07-29 1934-07-20 1937-08-14 1947-08-16

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
4 8 44.8 1513 1441 0.51 0.49
4 7 41.5 1457 1279 0.53 0.47
4 6 41.2 1412 1228 0.53 0.47
4 5 42.0 1382 1224 0.53 0.47
4 4 43.4 1359 1243 0.52 0.48
4 3 44.3 1328 1244 0.52 0.48
4 2 39.4 1224 980 0.56 0.44
4 1 39.3 1185 939 0.56 0.44
3 7 40.5 1157 951 0.55 0.45
3 6 38.3 1077 915 0.54 0.46
3 5 36.4 971 847 0.53 0.47
3 4 37.8 984 832 0.54 0.46
3 3 38.6 971 803 0.55 0.45
3 2 37.2 888 748 0.54 0.46
3 1 38.2 882 722 0.55 0.45
2 10 36.5 792 666 0.54 0.46
2 9 38.4 772 686 0.53 0.47
2 8 40.0 747 693 0.52 0.48
2 7 40.1 707 655 0.52 0.48
2 6 42.5 682 678 0.5 0.5
2 5 44.7 650 690 0.49 0.51
2 4 42.2 596 586 0.5 0.5
2 3 38.8 544 466 0.54 0.46
2 2 40.8 508 470 0.52 0.48
2 1 43.1 470 478 0.5 0.5
1 10 42.7 427 427 0.5 0.5
1 9 45.3 408 408 0.5 0.5
1 8 44.8 358 358 0.5 0.5
1 7 46.0 322 322 0.5 0.5
1 6 48.3 290 290 0.5 0.5
1 5 54.2 271 271 0.5 0.5
1 4 44.5 178 178 0.5 0.5
1 3 59.3 178 178 0.5 0.5
1 2 40.0 80 80 0.5 0.5
1 1 63.0 63 63 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
NBF Mann South Africa 546 195 6 75.7
R Howorth England 456 149 6 61.2
AMB Rowan South Africa 378 187 6 54.7
DVP Wright England 354 192 4 16.4
K Cranston England 180 86 4 18.6
WH Copson England 342 112 3 15.3
OC Dawson South Africa 300 139 2 6.5
VI Smith South Africa 144 95 1 1.1
L Tuckett South Africa 234 116 0 0.0
C Gladwin England 192 72 0 0.0
DCS Compton England 90 61 0 0.0
L Hutton England 12 14 0 0.0
NWD Yardley (c) England 6 1 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
B Mitchell South Africa 309 1 0 43 56.0
DCS Compton England 166 2 0 22 3.5
L Hutton England 119 2 0 16 1.1
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 0.2
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 0.1
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

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced South Africa in 67 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 50 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.
July 26, 1947
Headingley, Leeds
71 26
July 05, 1947
Old Trafford, Manchester
70 27
June 21, 1947
Lord's, London
43 54
June 07, 1947
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
58 39
March 03, 1939
Kingsmead, Durban
72 26
February 18, 1939
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
86 12
January 20, 1939
Kingsmead, Durban
73 24
December 31, 1938
Newlands, Cape Town
94 5
December 24, 1938
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
78 20