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TEST MATCH

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 24, 1952
Result: SOUTH AFRICA
Runs Per Wicket: 28.7 | Scoring Rate: 3.1
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in Australia Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
South Africa 3% 23 40 22 38
Australia 97% 33 21 37 156

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 South Africa 227 10 432
2 Australia 243 10 430
3 South Africa 388 10 773
4 Australia 290 10 571

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 AUSTRALIA SOUTH AFRICA 1896-06-22 1903-12-11 1910-12-09 1920-12-31 1925-02-13 1930-08-16 1935-06-15 1946-11-29 1949-12-24

MATCH PROGRESS

SOUTH AFRICA PTS AUSTRALIA 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 10 28.7 1189 1107 0.52 0.48
4 9 29.1 1168 1102 0.51 0.49
4 8 28.3 1124 1024 0.52 0.48
4 7 28.1 1092 986 0.53 0.47
4 6 27.9 1062 950 0.53 0.47
4 5 28.5 1042 952 0.52 0.48
4 4 29.1 1022 956 0.52 0.48
4 3 28.3 983 885 0.53 0.47
4 2 27.9 950 834 0.53 0.47
4 1 27.8 921 801 0.53 0.47
3 10 28.6 901 815 0.53 0.47
3 9 29.6 911 805 0.53 0.47
3 8 29.4 874 772 0.53 0.47
3 7 29.1 835 739 0.53 0.47
3 6 29.2 809 711 0.53 0.47
3 5 30.2 813 695 0.54 0.46
3 4 30.5 793 669 0.54 0.46
3 3 29.0 713 619 0.53 0.47
3 2 27.5 636 572 0.53 0.47
3 1 23.5 485 501 0.49 0.51
2 10 23.5 462 478 0.49 0.51
2 9 24.7 450 490 0.48 0.52
2 8 25.9 434 498 0.47 0.53
2 7 26.2 411 481 0.46 0.54
2 6 27.4 391 485 0.45 0.55
2 5 27.7 365 465 0.44 0.56
2 4 27.5 337 433 0.44 0.56
2 3 29.4 315 449 0.41 0.59
2 2 27.1 281 369 0.43 0.57
2 1 28.3 255 367 0.41 0.59
1 10 22.7 227 227 0.5 0.5
1 9 23.0 207 207 0.5 0.5
1 8 19.5 156 156 0.5 0.5
1 7 18.0 126 126 0.5 0.5
1 6 18.7 112 112 0.5 0.5
1 5 18.6 93 93 0.5 0.5
1 4 15.8 63 63 0.5 0.5
1 3 9.0 27 27 0.5 0.5
1 2 4.5 9 9 0.5 0.5
1 1 2.0 2 2 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
HJ Tayfield South Africa 401 165 13 360.8
KR Miller Australia 258 113 7 65.7
RR Lindwall Australia 275 116 5 34.8
DT Ring Australia 294 187 3 8.3
PNF Mansell South Africa 198 127 3 12.3
WA Johnston Australia 258 114 2 5.3
MG Melle South Africa 150 112 2 4.7
R Benaud Australia 78 43 2 4.3
ARA Murray South Africa 156 70 1 2.0
JC Watkins South Africa 96 49 0 0.0
GB Hole Australia 42 24 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
WR Endean South Africa 164 1 0 27 14.8
CC McDonald Australia 105 2 0 20 1.9
KR Miller Australia 83 2 0 16 2.4
ARA Murray South Africa 74 2 0 12 1.0
RN Harvey Australia 71 2 0 13 0.4
RA McLean South Africa 69 2 0 11 0.8
DT Ring Australia 67 2 0 13 0.5
JHB Waite † South Africa 62 2 1 10 0.2
DJ McGlew South Africa 59 2 0 10 1.0
R Benaud Australia 50 2 0 9 0.1
HJ Tayfield South Africa 45 2 0 7 0.2
AR Morris Australia 44 2 0 8 0.1
PNF Mansell South Africa 42 2 0 7 0.2
AL Hassett (c) Australia 39 2 0 7 0.1
GB Hole Australia 38 2 0 7 0.1
KJ Funston South Africa 35 2 0 6 0.1
JC Watkins South Africa 22 2 0 4 0.0
JE Cheetham (c) South Africa 21 2 0 3 0.0
RR Lindwall Australia 20 2 0 4 0.0
GRA Langley † Australia 6 1 0 1 0.0
MG Melle South Africa 4 1 0 1 0.0
WA Johnston Australia 0 1 2 0 0.0

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

South Africa faced Australia in 30 test matches before this game. Of these, South Africa had the stronger team in 3 matches according to the formbook expectation.

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

SOUTH AFRICA AUSTRALIA 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 SOUTH AFRICA
WIN EXP.
AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
December 05, 1952
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
2 97
March 03, 1950
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
5 94
February 10, 1950
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
4 95
January 20, 1950
Kingsmead, Durban
0 99
December 31, 1949
Newlands, Cape Town
1 99
December 24, 1949
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
6 93
February 28, 1936
Kingsmead, Durban
14 83
February 15, 1936
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
27 70
January 01, 1936
Newlands, Cape Town
38 58