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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
KENNINGTON OVAL, LONDON
AUGUST 13, 1955
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 15.4 | Scoring Rate: 1.7
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in England Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 29% 29 38 29 196
South Africa 67% 27 27 33 166

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 151 10 538
2 South Africa 112 10 390
3 England 204 10 742
4 South Africa 151 10 526

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 1898-01-01 1906-03-30 1912-08-05 1925-02-27 1930-08-16 1935-01-08 1939-07-22 1949-12-31 1953-03-13

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 10 15.4 664 572 0.54 0.46
4 9 15.7 653 569 0.53 0.47
4 8 15.4 632 538 0.54 0.46
4 7 15.8 624 546 0.53 0.47
4 6 15.4 602 508 0.54 0.46
4 5 15.0 580 472 0.55 0.45
4 4 14.7 561 439 0.56 0.44
4 3 15.0 550 442 0.55 0.45
4 2 15.5 541 449 0.55 0.45
4 1 16.0 531 459 0.54 0.46
3 10 15.6 511 423 0.55 0.45
3 9 15.9 507 413 0.55 0.45
3 8 16.1 500 402 0.55 0.45
3 7 16.0 481 385 0.56 0.44
3 6 16.5 482 376 0.56 0.44
3 5 17.1 487 369 0.57 0.43
3 4 17.5 483 357 0.57 0.42
3 3 15.6 402 314 0.56 0.44
3 2 13.3 314 272 0.54 0.46
3 1 12.8 284 252 0.53 0.47
2 10 13.2 282 244 0.54 0.46
2 9 13.1 269 229 0.54 0.46
2 8 13.4 259 225 0.53 0.47
2 7 13.9 249 225 0.52 0.48
2 6 14.2 236 220 0.52 0.48
2 5 15.2 227 229 0.5 0.5
2 4 13.1 204 164 0.55 0.45
2 3 14.0 193 171 0.53 0.47
2 2 15.0 181 179 0.5 0.5
2 1 15.7 167 179 0.48 0.52
1 10 15.1 151 151 0.5 0.5
1 9 14.4 130 130 0.5 0.5
1 8 15.4 123 123 0.5 0.5
1 7 16.9 118 118 0.5 0.5
1 6 19.5 117 117 0.5 0.5
1 5 23.4 117 117 0.5 0.5
1 4 26.2 105 105 0.5 0.5
1 3 23.0 69 69 0.5 0.5
1 2 29.5 59 59 0.5 0.5
1 1 51.0 51 51 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
HJ Tayfield South Africa 436 99 8 113.3
GAR Lock England 330 101 8 81.1
JC Laker England 364 84 7 82.3
TL Goddard South Africa 250 60 6 60.3
ERH Fuller South Africa 282 67 3 15.2
PS Heine South Africa 276 87 3 11.5
JB Statham England 156 48 2 5.0
TE Bailey England 66 21 1 1.2
PNF Mansell South Africa 36 24 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
PBH May (c) England 92 1 0 26 7.5
JHB Waite † South Africa 88 2 0 33 5.0
DCS Compton England 60 2 0 17 1.0
TW Graveney England 55 2 0 15 1.3
DJ McGlew South Africa 49 2 0 19 1.2
DB Close England 47 2 0 13 0.3
W Watson England 28 2 0 8 0.1
TL Goddard South Africa 28 2 0 11 0.1
JE Cheetham (c) South Africa 21 1 0 8 0.1
ERH Fuller South Africa 21 2 0 8 0.1
GAR Lock England 19 2 0 5 0.0
JT Ikin England 17 2 0 5 0.0
PNF Mansell South Africa 15 2 0 6 0.0
JC Laker England 14 2 0 4 0.0
HJ Tayfield South Africa 14 1 0 5 0.0
PS Heine South Africa 12 2 0 5 0.0
HJ Keith South Africa 5 2 0 2 0.0
JB Statham England 4 1 0 1 0.0
TE Bailey England 1 2 0 0 0.0
RA McLean South Africa 1 2 0 0 0.0
RT Spooner † England 0 2 0 0 0.0
WR Endean South Africa 0 2 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced South Africa in 82 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.
July 21, 1955
Headingley, Leeds
37 58
July 07, 1955
Old Trafford, Manchester
57 38
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