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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
FEBRUARY 06, 1953
Result: SOUTH AFRICA
Runs Per Wicket: 43.0 | Scoring Rate: 3.2
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in Australia Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 96% 36 26 43 198
South Africa 3% 24 50 25 80

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 520 10 802
2 South Africa 435 10 859
3 Australia 209 10 506
4 South Africa 297 4 575

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 AUSTRALIA 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

AUSTRALIA 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 5 43.0 1331 1591 0.46 0.54
4 4 39.9 1287 1423 0.47 0.53
4 3 40.5 1256 1420 0.47 0.53
4 2 40.2 1212 1364 0.47 0.53
4 1 38.9 1157 1255 0.48 0.52
3 10 38.8 1117 1211 0.48 0.52
3 9 39.6 1109 1187 0.48 0.52
3 8 40.8 1115 1169 0.49 0.51
3 7 41.0 1082 1132 0.49 0.51
3 6 42.6 1098 1116 0.5 0.5
3 5 43.4 1083 1085 0.5 0.5
3 4 45.1 1099 1067 0.51 0.49
3 3 44.6 1036 1014 0.51 0.49
3 2 45.4 1018 980 0.51 0.49
3 1 47.2 1028 954 0.52 0.48
2 10 47.8 998 912 0.52 0.48
2 9 50.3 972 938 0.51 0.49
2 8 51.2 930 914 0.5 0.5
2 7 54.2 899 943 0.49 0.51
2 6 50.6 824 796 0.51 0.49
2 5 50.6 773 745 0.51 0.49
2 4 50.6 723 695 0.51 0.49
2 3 54.5 684 734 0.48 0.52
2 2 54.1 628 670 0.48 0.52
2 1 50.1 570 532 0.52 0.48
1 10 52.0 520 520 0.5 0.5
1 9 55.0 495 495 0.5 0.5
1 8 61.6 493 493 0.5 0.5
1 7 70.0 490 490 0.5 0.5
1 6 76.5 459 459 0.5 0.5
1 5 90.0 450 450 0.5 0.5
1 4 104.2 417 417 0.5 0.5
1 3 89.7 269 269 0.5 0.5
1 2 83.0 166 166 0.5 0.5
1 1 122.0 122 122 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
ERH Fuller South Africa 296 140 8 135.7
WA Johnston Australia 504 266 7 56.9
HJ Tayfield South Africa 406 202 6 72.6
PNF Mansell South Africa 180 143 3 11.4
G Noblet Australia 324 109 2 7.3
DT Ring Australia 193 117 2 4.0
RG Archer Australia 228 120 1 1.2
R Benaud Australia 180 96 1 1.1
ARA Murray South Africa 150 84 1 1.8
JC Watkins South Africa 222 105 0 0.0
HJ Keith South Africa 54 44 0 0.0
AL Hassett (c) Australia 5 12 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
RN Harvey Australia 212 2 0 29 6.3
RA McLean South Africa 157 1 0 21 4.1
AR Morris Australia 143 2 0 20 2.6
JC Watkins South Africa 142 2 0 19 3.0
ID Craig Australia 100 2 0 14 0.4
WR Endean South Africa 86 2 0 12 0.5
JHB Waite † South Africa 82 2 0 11 0.3
AL Hassett (c) Australia 70 2 0 10 0.1
JE Cheetham (c) South Africa 66 1 0 9 0.3
CC McDonald Australia 52 2 0 7 0.0
PNF Mansell South Africa 52 1 0 7 0.1
KJ Funston South Africa 51 2 0 7 0.1
R Benaud Australia 50 2 0 7 0.3
HJ Keith South Africa 50 1 0 7 0.1
GRA Langley † Australia 28 1 0 4 0.1
RG Archer Australia 18 2 0 2 0.0
WA Johnston Australia 17 2 0 2 0.0
ARA Murray South Africa 17 1 0 2 0.0
HJ Tayfield South Africa 17 1 0 2 0.0
G Noblet Australia 14 1 0 2 0.0
DT Ring Australia 14 2 0 2 0.0

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced South Africa in 33 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 31 matches according to the formbook expectation.

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

AUSTRALIA 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 AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
SOUTH AFRICA
WIN EXP.
January 24, 1953
Adelaide Oval
91 7
January 09, 1953
Sydney Cricket Ground
91 7
December 24, 1952
Melbourne Cricket Ground
97 3
December 05, 1952
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
97 2
March 03, 1950
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
94 5
February 10, 1950
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
95 4
January 20, 1950
Kingsmead, Durban
99 0
December 31, 1949
Newlands, Cape Town
99 1
December 24, 1949
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
93 6