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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
THE WANDERERS STADIUM, JOHANNESBURG
DECEMBER 24, 1956
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 17.6 | Scoring Rate: 2.3
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
England in South Africa Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 65% 30 23 28 250
South Africa 30% 24 25 24 110

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 268 10 713
2 South Africa 215 10 535
3 England 150 10 402
4 South Africa 72 10 202

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 1956-07-26

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 17.6 770 640 0.55 0.45
4 9 18.1 761 647 0.54 0.46
4 8 17.8 739 615 0.55 0.45
4 7 18.2 727 619 0.54 0.46
4 6 18.6 715 623 0.53 0.47
4 5 18.8 700 616 0.53 0.47
4 4 19.2 687 619 0.53 0.47
4 3 19.5 672 616 0.52 0.48
4 2 20.1 659 627 0.51 0.49
4 1 20.6 645 633 0.5 0.5
3 10 21.1 629 637 0.5 0.5
3 9 21.7 632 628 0.5 0.5
3 8 22.4 637 619 0.51 0.49
3 7 22.6 620 598 0.51 0.49
3 6 22.7 602 578 0.51 0.49
3 5 23.3 601 565 0.52 0.48
3 4 23.6 588 546 0.52 0.48
3 3 22.6 531 509 0.51 0.49
3 2 23.6 541 499 0.52 0.48
3 1 23.5 514 474 0.52 0.48
2 10 24.1 510 456 0.53 0.47
2 9 24.3 487 437 0.53 0.47
2 8 24.7 465 423 0.52 0.48
2 7 24.1 436 382 0.53 0.47
2 6 25.6 421 397 0.52 0.48
2 5 26.3 399 389 0.51 0.49
2 4 27.1 377 383 0.5 0.5
2 3 29.2 356 404 0.47 0.53
2 2 30.0 328 392 0.46 0.54
2 1 29.3 297 347 0.46 0.54
1 10 26.8 268 268 0.5 0.5
1 9 29.2 263 263 0.5 0.5
1 8 32.9 263 263 0.5 0.5
1 7 37.0 259 259 0.5 0.5
1 6 34.2 205 205 0.5 0.5
1 5 34.0 170 170 0.5 0.5
1 4 42.2 169 169 0.5 0.5
1 3 16.0 48 48 0.5 0.5
1 2 18.5 37 37 0.5 0.5
1 1 28.0 28 28 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
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TE Bailey England 184 53 8 103.8
NAT Adcock South Africa 198 69 7 79.1
PS Heine South Africa 300 130 5 32.4
JB Statham England 223 93 5 28.0
TL Goddard South Africa 257 65 4 35.6
HJ Tayfield South Africa 228 70 3 16.5
JH Wardle England 138 70 3 8.3
JC Laker England 138 38 2 6.8
CB van Ryneveld (c) South Africa 48 23 1 1.2
JC Watkins South Africa 84 33 0 0.0
FH Tyson England 54 22 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
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PE Richardson England 127 2 0 30 8.2
MC Cowdrey England 65 2 0 16 0.3
TL Goddard South Africa 54 2 0 19 0.5
TG Evans † England 50 2 0 12 1.0
HJ Keith South Africa 44 2 0 15 0.7
DCS Compton England 37 2 0 9 0.2
DJ Insole England 30 2 0 7 0.1
PS Heine South Africa 30 1 0 10 0.2
TE Bailey England 26 2 0 6 0.0
HJ Tayfield South Africa 26 2 0 9 0.1
CB van Ryneveld (c) South Africa 26 2 0 9 0.4
FH Tyson England 24 2 0 6 0.0
WR Endean South Africa 21 2 0 7 0.1
PBH May (c) England 20 2 0 5 0.1
AI Taylor South Africa 18 2 0 6 0.0
NAT Adcock South Africa 17 1 0 6 0.1
JHB Waite † South Africa 17 2 0 6 0.0
JC Watkins South Africa 17 2 0 6 0.1
JH Wardle England 6 1 3 1 0.0
RA McLean South Africa 6 2 2 2 0.0
JC Laker England 3 1 0 1 0.0
JB Statham England 2 2 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced South Africa in 83 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 63 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.
August 13, 1955
Kennington Oval, London
29 67
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