HOME | TEAMS | SERIES | RECORDS | METHODS | ARTICLES

TEST MATCH

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
ST GEORGE'S PARK, PORT ELIZABETH
FEBRUARY 28, 1958
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 22.4 | Scoring Rate: 2.7
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
Australia in South Africa Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
South Africa 34% 24 27 26 190
Australia 61% 31 26 30 110

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 South Africa 214 10 450
2 Australia 291 10 645
3 South Africa 144 10 451
4 Australia 68 2 76

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 1898-01-14 1907-12-13 1912-07-29 1924-07-26 1930-08-16 1935-12-14 1947-11-28 1951-11-09 1955-05-14

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 3 22.4 627 807 0.44 0.56
4 2 21.9 621 783 0.44 0.56
4 1 21.1 590 716 0.45 0.55
3 10 21.6 574 724 0.44 0.56
3 9 21.9 564 708 0.44 0.56
3 8 21.6 529 679 0.44 0.56
3 7 22.3 534 670 0.44 0.56
3 6 22.1 505 645 0.44 0.56
3 5 23.0 514 636 0.45 0.55
3 4 23.7 514 622 0.45 0.55
3 3 24.7 524 612 0.46 0.54
3 2 25.5 524 596 0.47 0.53
3 1 26.7 536 584 0.48 0.52
2 10 25.2 466 544 0.46 0.54
2 9 25.9 447 537 0.45 0.55
2 8 26.6 427 531 0.45 0.55
2 7 26.6 401 505 0.44 0.56
2 6 25.8 369 457 0.45 0.55
2 5 27.2 350 466 0.43 0.57
2 4 25.6 317 401 0.44 0.56
2 3 26.0 292 384 0.43 0.57
2 2 20.9 256 246 0.51 0.49
2 1 20.6 235 219 0.52 0.48
1 10 21.4 214 214 0.5 0.5
1 9 22.0 198 198 0.5 0.5
1 8 23.9 191 191 0.5 0.5
1 7 15.0 105 105 0.5 0.5
1 6 16.0 96 96 0.5 0.5
1 5 17.2 86 86 0.5 0.5
1 4 14.2 57 57 0.5 0.5
1 3 12.0 36 36 0.5 0.5
1 2 15.0 30 30 0.5 0.5
1 1 28.0 28 28 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
AK Davidson Australia 277 82 9 130.5
R Benaud Australia 270 116 6 40.0
HJ Tayfield South Africa 207 106 4 24.1
LF Kline Australia 84 33 4 19.4
PS Heine South Africa 198 80 3 17.2
NAT Adcock South Africa 168 99 3 11.8
TL Goddard South Africa 144 56 2 7.9
I Meckiff Australia 204 96 1 1.0
KD Mackay Australia 66 16 0 0.0
CB van Ryneveld (c) South Africa 4 4 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
KD Mackay Australia 77 0 0 21 4.1
HJ Tayfield South Africa 68 2 0 19 2.1
CC McDonald Australia 62 2 0 17 0.8
ATW Grout † Australia 60 1 0 17 0.9
TL Goddard South Africa 50 2 0 14 1.1
R Benaud Australia 49 1 0 14 0.4
CGD Burger South Africa 40 1 0 11 0.6
RN Harvey Australia 37 2 0 10 0.1
DJ McGlew South Africa 34 2 0 9 0.2
PR Carlstein South Africa 33 2 0 9 0.1
CB van Ryneveld (c) South Africa 31 2 0 9 0.4
WR Endean South Africa 25 2 0 7 0.1
KJ Funston South Africa 24 2 0 7 0.1
RB Simpson Australia 23 1 0 6 0.0
PS Heine South Africa 18 2 0 5 0.0
ID Craig (c) Australia 17 1 0 5 0.0
JHB Waite † South Africa 17 2 0 5 0.1
JW Burke Australia 8 1 0 2 0.0
I Meckiff Australia 8 1 0 2 0.0
AK Davidson Australia 4 1 0 1 0.0
NAT Adcock South Africa 3 1 0 1 0.0
LF Kline Australia 0 1 0 0 0.0

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

South Africa faced Australia in 38 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 07, 1958
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
46 50
January 24, 1958
Kingsmead, Durban
41 56
December 31, 1957
Newlands, Cape Town
41 54
December 23, 1957
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
61 35
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