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TEST MATCH

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
THE WANDERERS STADIUM, JOHANNESBURG
DECEMBER 23, 1957
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 37.5 | Scoring Rate: 3.2
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
Australia in South Africa Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
South Africa 61% 24 27 29 134
Australia 35% 24 33 26 198

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 South Africa 470 9 786
2 Australia 368 10 548
3 South Africa 201 10 472
4 Australia 162 3 438

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 1898-01-01 1905-07-24 1912-06-24 1923-02-16 1929-08-17 1934-08-18 1947-01-31 1951-01-05 1954-02-05 1957-03-01

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 4 37.5 1159 1243 0.48 0.52
4 3 36.2 1141 1173 0.49 0.51
4 2 36.3 1106 1142 0.49 0.51
4 1 36.1 1068 1098 0.49 0.51
3 10 35.8 1029 1049 0.5 0.5
3 9 37.0 1039 1035 0.5 0.5
3 8 38.4 1053 1021 0.51 0.49
3 7 39.8 1064 1004 0.51 0.49
3 6 41.2 1075 987 0.52 0.48
3 5 41.1 1029 943 0.52 0.48
3 4 37.3 862 852 0.5 0.5
3 3 39.0 879 835 0.51 0.49
3 2 40.8 897 817 0.52 0.48
3 1 42.2 898 790 0.53 0.47
2 10 44.1 911 765 0.54 0.46
2 9 45.8 882 768 0.53 0.47
2 8 46.1 838 728 0.54 0.46
2 7 44.6 782 646 0.55 0.45
2 6 43.1 729 565 0.56 0.44
2 5 44.4 692 550 0.56 0.44
2 4 40.9 634 430 0.6 0.4
2 3 43.8 602 450 0.57 0.43
2 2 46.4 563 457 0.55 0.45
2 1 50.4 520 488 0.52 0.48
1 9 52.2 470 470 0.5 0.5
1 8 58.1 465 465 0.5 0.5
1 7 65.9 461 461 0.5 0.5
1 6 72.7 436 436 0.5 0.5
1 5 82.4 412 412 0.5 0.5
1 4 85.2 341 341 0.5 0.5
1 3 79.0 237 237 0.5 0.5
1 2 91.0 182 182 0.5 0.5
1 1 176.0 176 176 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
I Meckiff Australia 342 177 8 79.2
AK Davidson Australia 298 149 7 62.7
PS Heine South Africa 134 75 6 41.5
HJ Tayfield South Africa 372 171 4 22.5
KD Mackay Australia 192 83 2 5.9
VI Smith South Africa 150 55 2 7.0
R Benaud Australia 174 130 1 0.9
NAT Adcock South Africa 156 117 1 0.9
JW Burke Australia 84 39 1 1.4
LF Kline Australia 168 65 0 0.0
TL Goddard South Africa 168 81 0 0.0
DJ McGlew (c) South Africa 6 7 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
JHB Waite † South Africa 174 2 0 26 5.1
WR Endean South Africa 127 2 0 19 0.6
R Benaud Australia 122 1 0 23 4.6
DJ McGlew (c) South Africa 114 2 0 17 1.4
CC McDonald Australia 100 2 0 19 2.9
TL Goddard South Africa 95 2 0 14 0.4
RB Simpson Australia 83 1 0 16 0.5
KD Mackay Australia 68 1 0 13 0.8
RA McLean South Africa 50 2 0 7 0.1
KJ Funston South Africa 39 2 0 6 0.1
ID Craig (c) Australia 31 2 0 6 0.1
JW Burke Australia 26 1 0 5 0.0
AK Davidson Australia 24 1 0 5 0.0
ATW Grout † Australia 21 1 0 4 0.0
HJ Tayfield South Africa 21 2 0 3 0.0
PJP Burge Australia 14 2 0 3 0.0
I Meckiff Australia 11 1 0 2 0.0
JD Nel South Africa 11 2 0 2 0.0
PS Heine South Africa 9 2 0 1 0.0
LF Kline Australia 6 0 0 1 0.0
VI Smith South Africa 3 0 0 0 0.0
NAT Adcock South Africa 0 1 0 0 0.0

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

South Africa faced Australia in 34 test matches before this game. Of these, South Africa had the stronger team in 4 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.
February 06, 1953
Melbourne Cricket Ground
3 96
January 24, 1953
Adelaide Oval
7 91
January 09, 1953
Sydney Cricket Ground
7 91
December 24, 1952
Melbourne Cricket Ground
3 97
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