1947 England v South Africa - 5th Test - London Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 16th August, 1947  
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
Toss: England  
Result: Match drawn
Player of Match: No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
L Hutton b Mann 83          19.44%
C Washbrook lbw b Mann 32          7.49%
J D B Robertson c Melville b Smith 4          0.94%
D C S Compton c Tuckett b Rowan 53          12.41%
N W D Yardley* b Mann 59          13.82%
K Cranston st †Fullerton b Rowan 45          10.54%
R Howorth c †Fullerton b Rowan 23          5.39%
T G Evans run out 45          10.54%
C Gladwin not out 51          11.94%
D V P Wright b Mann 14          3.28%
W H Copson b Dawson 6          1.41%
Extras (b 4, lb 7, nb 1) 12  
Total All Out   (190.0 overs @ 2.25 rpo) 427  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-63  Washbrook   2-80  Robertson   3-178  Compton   4-178  Hutton   
5-271  Cranston   6-290  Yardley   7-322  Howorth   8-358  Evans   
9-408  Wright   10-427  Copson   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
L Tuckett 32.0 6 82 0 2.56
O C Dawson 35.0 5 80 1 2.29  10.00%
N B F Mann 64.0 28 93 4 1.45  40.00%
A M B Rowan 38.0 9 92 3 2.42  30.00%
V I Smith 21.0 0 68 1 3.24  10.00%
 
South Africa 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
B Mitchell c †Evans b Copson 120          39.74%
D V Dyer c Gladwin b Howorth 18          5.96%
K G Viljoen c †Evans b Wright 10          3.31%
A D Nourse c Yardley b Howorth 10          3.31%
A Melville* lbw b Cranston 39          12.91%
O C Dawson lbw b Wright 55          18.21%
G M Fullerton c Howorth b Cranston 6          1.99%
A M B Rowan b Howorth 0        
N B F Mann b Copson 36          11.92%
L Tuckett not out 0        
V I Smith lbw b Copson 0        
Extras (b 3, lb 2, w 1, nb 2) 8  
Total All Out   (131.0 overs @ 2.31 rpo) 302  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-47  Dyer   2-62  Viljoen   3-78  Nourse   4-164  Melville   
5-243  Dawson   6-253  Fullerton   7-254  Rowan   8-293  Mitchell   
9-302  Mann   10-302  Smith   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
W H Copson 27.0 13 46 3 1.70  30.00%
C Gladwin 16.0 2 39 0 2.44
D V P Wright 29.0 7 89 2 3.07  20.00%
R Howorth 39.0 16 64 3 1.64  30.00%
D C S Compton 11.0 4 31 0 2.82
K Cranston 9.0 2 25 2 2.78  20.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
L Hutton c Tuckett b Mann 36          11.08%
C Washbrook c †Fullerton b Rowan 43          13.23%
J D B Robertson b Rowan 30          9.23%
D C S Compton c Nourse b Dawson 113          34.77%
N W D Yardley* c sub b Mann 11          3.38%
K Cranston c Mitchell b Rowan 0        
R Howorth not out 45          13.85%
T G Evans not out 39          12.00%
C Gladwin              
D V P Wright              
W H Copson              
Extras (b 6, w 2) 8  
Total 6 wickets declared   (77.0 overs @ 4.22 rpo) 325  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-73  Hutton   2-89  Washbrook   3-158  Robertson   4-179  Yardley   
5-180  Cranston   6-267  Compton   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
L Tuckett 7.0 0 34 0 4.86
O C Dawson 15.0 1 59 1 3.93  10.00%
N B F Mann 27.0 7 102 2 3.78  20.00%
A M B Rowan 25.0 1 95 3 3.80  30.00%
V I Smith 3.0 0 27 0 9.00
 
South Africa 2nd Innings (target 451) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
B Mitchell not out 189          44.68%
D V Dyer lbw b Wright 4          0.95%
K G Viljoen st †Evans b Howorth 33          7.80%
A D Nourse b Howorth 97          22.93%
A Melville* c †Evans b Cranston 6          1.42%
O C Dawson c Howorth b Cranston 0        
G M Fullerton c †Evans b Howorth 14          3.31%
N B F Mann c Hutton b Wright 10          2.36%
L Tuckett not out 40          9.46%
A M B Rowan              
V I Smith              
Extras (b 12, lb 14, w 4) 30  
Total 7 wickets   (141.0 overs @ 3.00 rpo) 423  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-8  Dyer   2-48  Viljoen   3-232  Nourse   4-247  Melville   
5-249  Dawson   6-266  Fullerton   7-314  Mann   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
W H Copson 30.0 11 66 0 2.20
C Gladwin 16.0 5 33 0 2.06
D V P Wright 30.0 8 103 2 3.43  20.00%
R Howorth 37.0 12 85 3 2.30  30.00%
D C S Compton 4.0 0 30 0 7.50
K Cranston 21.0 3 61 2 2.90  20.00%
L Hutton 2.0 0 14 0 7.00
N W D Yardley 1.0 0 1 0 1.00
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 311/6 (R Howorth 17*, TG Evans 10*)
Day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 204/4 (B Mitchell 92*, OC Dawson 28*)
Day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 8/1 (B Mitchell 1*)
Day 4 - South Africa 2nd Innings 423/7, 141.0 overs - end of match