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TEST MATCH

SOUTH AFRICA v NEW ZEALAND
THE WANDERERS STADIUM, JOHANNESBURG
DECEMBER 26, 1961
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 29.6 | Scoring Rate: 2.9
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
South Africa 56% 15 19 20 14
New Zealand 34% 20 25 19 38

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 South Africa 322 10 620
2 New Zealand 223 10 555
3 South Africa 178 6 258
4 New Zealand 165 4 408

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 NEW ZEALAND SOUTH AFRICA 1912-08-05 1924-06-14 1930-12-24 1935-07-27 1947-07-26 1951-06-21 1954-01-01 1955-12-16 1958-02-07 1961-12-26

MATCH PROGRESS

SOUTH AFRICA PTS NEW ZEALAND 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 5 29.6 914 862 0.51 0.49
4 4 28.2 895 799 0.53 0.47
4 3 29.1 878 808 0.52 0.48
4 2 27.6 831 713 0.54 0.46
4 1 27.6 804 686 0.54 0.46
3 7 27.8 778 668 0.54 0.46
3 6 27.8 777 667 0.54 0.46
3 5 28.6 777 651 0.54 0.46
3 4 29.7 787 639 0.55 0.45
3 3 27.7 691 583 0.54 0.46
3 2 28.6 693 567 0.55 0.45
3 1 30.0 707 553 0.56 0.44
2 10 27.2 594 496 0.55 0.45
2 9 28.3 577 499 0.54 0.46
2 8 28.3 548 470 0.54 0.46
2 7 28.8 523 455 0.54 0.46
2 6 30.3 504 466 0.52 0.48
2 5 30.3 473 435 0.52 0.48
2 4 32.4 452 456 0.5 0.5
2 3 33.0 421 437 0.49 0.51
2 2 30.2 382 344 0.53 0.47
2 1 30.9 353 327 0.52 0.48
1 10 32.2 322 322 0.5 0.5
1 9 32.9 296 296 0.5 0.5
1 8 35.9 287 287 0.5 0.5
1 7 37.0 259 259 0.5 0.5
1 6 31.3 188 188 0.5 0.5
1 5 31.8 159 159 0.5 0.5
1 4 25.5 102 102 0.5 0.5
1 3 34.0 102 102 0.5 0.5
1 2 49.5 99 99 0.5 0.5
1 1 25.0 25 25 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
GB Lawrence South Africa 315 98 9 104.9
RC Motz New Zealand 264 138 6 29.4
FJ Cameron New Zealand 296 133 5 23.8
GA Bartlett New Zealand 204 126 3 6.2
PM Pollock South Africa 204 67 2 4.9
KA Walter South Africa 246 100 1 1.0
HD Bromfield South Africa 138 64 1 0.9
JC Alabaster New Zealand 60 40 0 0.0
JR Reid (c) New Zealand 54 33 0 0.0
EJ Barlow South Africa 36 20 0 0.0
MK Elgie South Africa 24 28 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
GT Dowling New Zealand 132 2 0 34 16.1
JR Reid (c) New Zealand 114 1 0 29 5.9
JHB Waite † South Africa 105 2 0 21 6.9
EJ Barlow South Africa 92 2 0 18 0.7
MK Elgie South Africa 56 2 2 11 0.3
RA McLean South Africa 47 2 0 9 0.4
DJ McGlew (c) South Africa 43 2 0 9 0.2
PM Pollock South Africa 38 1 0 8 0.1
GA Bartlett New Zealand 31 1 0 8 0.4
SN McGregor New Zealand 24 2 0 6 0.1
KC Bland South Africa 24 2 1 5 0.0
GB Lawrence South Africa 22 1 0 4 0.1
S O'Linn South Africa 22 1 0 4 0.0
PT Barton New Zealand 21 2 0 5 0.0
JC Alabaster New Zealand 17 1 0 4 0.0
AE Dick † New Zealand 16 1 0 4 0.0
HD Bromfield South Africa 11 0 0 2 0.0
KA Walter South Africa 10 1 0 2 0.0
JW Guy New Zealand 9 2 0 2 0.0
PGZ Harris New Zealand 9 1 1 2 0.0
RC Motz New Zealand 3 1 0 1 0.0
FJ Cameron New Zealand 1 0 0 0 0.0

SOUTH AFRICA v NEW ZEALAND
FORMBOOK HISTORY

South Africa faced New Zealand in 10 test matches before this game. Of these, South Africa had the stronger team in 9 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous South Africa v New Zealand test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

SOUTH AFRICA NEW ZEALAND 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.
NEW ZEALAND
WIN EXP.
December 08, 1961
Kingsmead, Durban
66 31
February 05, 1954
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
91 8
January 29, 1954
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
92 7
January 01, 1954
Newlands, Cape Town
97 2
December 24, 1953
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
87 12
December 11, 1953
Kingsmead, Durban
78 20
March 13, 1953
Eden Park, Auckland
74 23
March 06, 1953
Basin Reserve, Wellington
62 35
March 04, 1932
Basin Reserve, Wellington
41 55