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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
OLD TRAFFORD, MANCHESTER
JULY 07, 1955
Result: SOUTH AFRICA
Runs Per Wicket: 38.0 | Scoring Rate: 2.5
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in England Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 57% 26 27 27 232
South Africa 38% 22 28 25 98

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 284 10 756
2 South Africa 521 8 1170
3 England 381 10 1043
4 South Africa 145 7 183

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 1897-12-13 1906-03-10 1912-07-08 1924-12-19 1930-04-03 1934-02-10 1938-08-20 1949-01-01 1952-06-19 1955-03-11

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 38.0 1235 1427 0.46 0.54
4 7 37.7 1231 1411 0.47 0.53
4 6 38.8 1208 1428 0.46 0.54
4 5 39.8 1183 1447 0.45 0.55
4 4 40.6 1152 1444 0.44 0.56
4 3 41.3 1120 1442 0.44 0.56
4 2 40.3 1068 1350 0.44 0.56
4 1 41.5 1039 1369 0.43 0.57
3 10 42.4 1004 1368 0.42 0.58
3 9 42.1 954 1322 0.42 0.58
3 8 43.5 957 1303 0.42 0.58
3 7 44.4 943 1275 0.43 0.57
3 6 45.0 918 1240 0.43 0.57
3 5 46.7 928 1222 0.43 0.57
3 4 47.2 896 1182 0.43 0.57
3 3 44.3 765 1097 0.41 0.59
3 2 40.4 609 1005 0.38 0.62
3 1 42.5 626 988 0.39 0.61
2 9 44.7 642 968 0.4 0.6
2 8 43.2 630 926 0.4 0.6
2 7 43.6 589 893 0.4 0.6
2 6 43.8 546 854 0.39 0.61
2 5 35.3 460 598 0.44 0.56
2 4 33.3 417 515 0.45 0.55
2 3 35.6 391 535 0.42 0.58
2 2 37.9 360 550 0.4 0.6
2 1 39.2 323 539 0.37 0.63
1 10 28.4 284 284 0.5 0.5
1 9 31.1 280 280 0.5 0.5
1 8 33.9 271 271 0.5 0.5
1 7 34.6 242 242 0.5 0.5
1 6 39.0 234 234 0.5 0.5
1 5 43.8 219 219 0.5 0.5
1 4 18.8 75 75 0.5 0.5
1 3 23.3 70 70 0.5 0.5
1 2 11.0 22 22 0.5 0.5
1 1 2.0 2 2 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
PS Heine South Africa 336 157 8 65.8
FH Tyson England 345 179 6 37.6
NAT Adcock South Africa 336 100 6 58.1
AV Bedser England 246 153 4 13.9
TL Goddard South Africa 444 144 3 13.3
GAR Lock England 426 144 3 14.4
HJ Tayfield South Africa 521 159 2 6.3
TE Bailey England 222 102 1 1.2
PNF Mansell South Africa 126 46 1 1.3
FJ Titmus England 114 51 0 0.0
HJ Keith South Africa 36 19 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
DCS Compton England 229 2 0 34 22.4
DJ McGlew (c) South Africa 152 1 0 23 7.2
PBH May (c) England 151 2 0 23 3.7
PL Winslow South Africa 124 2 8 19 1.7
JHB Waite † South Africa 123 1 0 18 2.5
TE Bailey England 82 1 0 12 0.9
TL Goddard South Africa 70 2 0 11 0.2
RA McLean South Africa 53 2 0 8 0.4
MC Cowdrey England 51 2 0 8 0.1
HJ Keith South Africa 38 2 0 6 0.1
TG Evans † England 36 2 3 5 0.1
GAR Lock England 36 1 0 5 0.2
HJ Tayfield South Africa 29 1 0 4 0.0
PS Heine South Africa 22 0 0 3 0.1
FJ Titmus England 19 2 0 3 0.0
PNF Mansell South Africa 11 2 0 2 0.0
FH Tyson England 10 2 0 2 0.0
WR Endean South Africa 7 2 0 1 0.0
D Kenyon England 6 2 0 1 0.0
AV Bedser England 4 2 0 1 0.0
TW Graveney England 1 2 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced South Africa in 80 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 62 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.
June 23, 1955
Lord's, London
62 34
June 09, 1955
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
72 25
August 16, 1951
Kennington Oval, London
65 32
July 26, 1951
Headingley, Leeds
60 37
July 05, 1951
Old Trafford, Manchester
78 18
June 21, 1951
Lord's, London
65 31
June 07, 1951
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
72 25
March 05, 1949
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
62 34
February 12, 1949
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
67 29