1947 England v South Africa - 3rd Test - Manchester Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 5th July, 1947  
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Toss: South Africa  
Result: England won by 7 wickets
Player of Match: No Award

South Africa 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
A Melville* c Hutton b Gladwin 17          5.01%
D V Dyer b Edrich 62          18.29%
B Mitchell run out 80          23.60%
A D Nourse c Yardley b Cranston 23          6.78%
K G Viljoen c Compton b Edrich 93          27.43%
O C Dawson b Cranston 1          0.29%
A M B Rowan lbw b Hollies 13          3.83%
L Tuckett b Edrich 13          3.83%
N B F Mann c Hollies b Gladwin 8          2.36%
J D Lindsay not out 9          2.65%
J B Plimsoll c †Evans b Edrich 8          2.36%
Extras (b 3, lb 9) 12  
Total All Out   (166.5 overs @ 2.03 rpo) 339  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-32  Melville   2-125  Dyer   3-163  Nourse   4-214  Mitchell   
5-215  Dawson   6-260  Rowan   7-287  Tuckett   8-298  Mann   
9-327  Viljoen   10-339  Plimsoll   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
W J Edrich 35.1 9 95 4 2.70  40.00%
C Gladwin 50.0 24 58 2 1.16  20.00%
K Cranston 34.0 12 64 2 1.88  20.00%
C J Barnett 8.0 3 11 0 1.38
D V P Wright 9.0 1 30 0 3.33
W E Hollies 23.0 8 42 1 1.83  10.00%
D C S Compton 7.0 1 27 0 3.86
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
L Hutton c †Lindsay b Plimsoll 12          2.51%
C Washbrook c Nourse b Tuckett 29          6.07%
W J Edrich b Tuckett 191          39.96%
D C S Compton c Tuckett b Dawson 115          24.06%
C J Barnett c sub b Mann 5          1.05%
N W D Yardley* c Melville b Plimsoll 41          8.58%
K Cranston c Dawson b Rowan 23          4.81%
T G Evans b Tuckett 27          5.65%
C Gladwin b Tuckett 16          3.35%
D V P Wright not out 4          0.84%
W E Hollies c Nourse b Plimsoll 5          1.05%
Extras (b 2, lb 7, nb 1) 10  
Total All Out   (151.3 overs @ 3.16 rpo) 478  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-40  Hutton   2-48  Washbrook   3-276  Compton   4-289  Barnett   
5-363  Yardley   6-415  Edrich   7-439  Cranston   8-466  Evans   
9-471  Gladwin   10-478  Hollies   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
L Tuckett 50.0 5 148 4 2.96  40.00%
J B Plimsoll 35.3 9 128 3 3.61  30.00%
A M B Rowan 17.0 1 63 1 3.71  10.00%
N B F Mann 35.0 12 85 1 2.43  10.00%
O C Dawson 14.0 2 44 1 3.14  10.00%
 
South Africa 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
A Melville* b Edrich 59          22.10%
D V Dyer b Gladwin 1          0.37%
B Mitchell c Hutton b Compton 6          2.25%
A D Nourse b Edrich 115          43.07%
K G Viljoen c Hutton b Wright 32          11.99%
O C Dawson b Edrich 9          3.37%
A M B Rowan c †Evans b Wright 0        
L Tuckett lbw b Edrich 17          6.37%
N B F Mann c Barnett b Wright 9          3.37%
J D Lindsay b Hollies 0        
J B Plimsoll not out 8          3.00%
Extras (b 5, lb 5, nb 1) 11  
Total All Out   (84.4 overs @ 3.15 rpo) 267  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-12  Dyer   2-42  Mitchell   3-96  Melville   4-217  Viljoen   
5-225  Nourse   6-228  Rowan   7-232  Dawson   8-244  Mann   
9-244  Lindsay   10-267  Tuckett   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
W J Edrich 22.4 4 77 4 3.40  40.00%
C Gladwin 16.0 6 28 1 1.75  10.00%
C J Barnett 5.0 1 12 0 2.40
D V P Wright 10.0 2 32 3 3.20  30.00%
W E Hollies 14.0 4 49 1 3.50  10.00%
D C S Compton 17.0 2 58 1 3.41  10.00%
 
England 2nd Innings (target 129) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
L Hutton c Dawson b Mann 24          18.46%
C Washbrook c †Lindsay b Dawson 40          30.77%
W J Edrich not out 22          16.92%
D C S Compton hit wicket b Mann 6          4.62%
C J Barnett not out 19          14.62%
N W D Yardley*              
K Cranston              
T G Evans              
C Gladwin              
D V P Wright              
W E Hollies              
Extras (b 9, lb 8, nb 2) 19  
Total 3 wickets   (36.5 overs @ 3.53 rpo) 130  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-63  Washbrook   2-80  Hutton   3-103  Compton   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
L Tuckett 5.0 0 26 0 5.20
J B Plimsoll 4.0 0 15 0 3.75
A M B Rowan 4.0 0 13 0 3.25
N B F Mann 14.0 8 19 2 1.36  20.00%
O C Dawson 9.5 2 38 1 3.86  10.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 278/6 (KG Viljoen 66*, L Tuckett 6*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 311/4 (WJ Edrich 141*, NWD Yardley 1*)
Day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 14/1 (A Melville 12*, B Mitchell 0*)
Day 4 - England 2nd Innings 130/3, 36.5 overs - end of match