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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
THE WANDERERS STADIUM, JOHANNESBURG
FEBRUARY 07, 1958
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 26.8 | Scoring Rate: 2.4
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
Australia in South Africa Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 50% 30 28 29 96
South Africa 46% 27 27 28 218

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 401 10 899
2 South Africa 203 10 482
3 South Africa 198 10 630
4 Australia 1 0 4

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 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

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 1 26.8 937 669 0.58 0.42
3 10 26.7 936 668 0.58 0.42
3 9 27.1 917 657 0.58 0.42
3 8 28.1 906 666 0.58 0.42
3 7 29.0 895 673 0.57 0.43
3 6 30.2 883 685 0.56 0.44
3 5 30.6 860 670 0.56 0.44
3 4 31.3 840 664 0.56 0.44
3 3 32.7 825 677 0.55 0.45
3 2 31.0 773 591 0.57 0.43
3 1 32.5 758 606 0.56 0.44
2 10 30.2 703 505 0.58 0.42
2 9 31.3 683 507 0.57 0.43
2 8 32.6 662 512 0.56 0.44
2 7 33.4 634 500 0.56 0.44
2 6 35.4 614 520 0.54 0.46
2 5 34.4 573 459 0.56 0.44
2 4 36.1 545 465 0.54 0.46
2 3 34.4 504 390 0.56 0.44
2 2 35.7 472 384 0.55 0.45
2 1 38.0 439 397 0.53 0.47
1 10 40.1 401 401 0.5 0.5
1 9 43.7 393 393 0.5 0.5
1 8 39.4 315 315 0.5 0.5
1 7 33.4 234 234 0.5 0.5
1 6 37.0 222 222 0.5 0.5
1 5 44.4 222 222 0.5 0.5
1 4 53.2 213 213 0.5 0.5
1 3 70.0 210 210 0.5 0.5
1 2 26.0 52 52 0.5 0.5
1 1 43.0 43 43 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
R Benaud Australia 368 154 9 94.2
PS Heine South Africa 227 96 6 56.8
LF Kline Australia 150 64 5 28.5
AK Davidson Australia 234 83 3 12.4
I Meckiff Australia 204 62 2 6.4
NAT Adcock South Africa 102 37 2 7.4
HJ Tayfield South Africa 294 107 1 1.8
TL Goddard South Africa 258 136 1 1.3
JW Burke Australia 90 8 0 0.0
KD Mackay Australia 66 11 0 0.0
CB van Ryneveld (c) South Africa 18 24 0 0.0
RA McLean South Africa 4 1 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
KJ Funston South Africa 134 1 0 33 20.2
R Benaud Australia 100 1 0 25 1.6
KD Mackay Australia 83 0 0 21 2.7
JW Burke Australia 81 1 0 20 1.4
DJ McGlew South Africa 71 2 0 18 0.7
AK Davidson Australia 62 1 0 15 1.2
WR Endean South Africa 60 2 0 15 0.4
CC McDonald Australia 27 1 0 7 0.1
HJ Tayfield South Africa 27 2 0 7 0.1
I Meckiff Australia 26 1 0 6 0.0
PS Heine South Africa 25 2 0 6 0.2
CGD Burger South Africa 22 2 0 5 0.0
JHB Waite † South Africa 22 2 0 5 0.1
TL Goddard South Africa 9 2 0 2 0.0
RA McLean South Africa 9 2 0 2 0.0
ATW Grout † Australia 7 1 0 2 0.0
RB Simpson Australia 6 1 0 1 0.0
RN Harvey Australia 5 1 0 1 0.0
ID Craig (c) Australia 3 1 0 1 0.0
NAT Adcock South Africa 3 2 0 1 0.0
LF Kline Australia 1 1 0 0 0.0
CB van Ryneveld (c) South Africa 0 1 0 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced South Africa in 37 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 34 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, 1958
Kingsmead, Durban
56 41
December 31, 1957
Newlands, Cape Town
54 41
December 23, 1957
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
35 61
February 06, 1953
Melbourne Cricket Ground
96 3
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