1952-1953 Australia v South Africa - 1st Test - Brisbane Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 5th December, 1952  
Venue: Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
Toss: Australia  
Result: Australia won by 96 runs
Player of Match: No Award

Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
C C McDonald c & b Watkins 27          9.64%
A R Morris lbw b Watkins 29          10.36%
R N Harvey c sub b Melle 109          38.93%
A L Hassett* c †Waite b Watkins 55          19.64%
K R Miller b Watkins 3          1.07%
G B Hole c Tayfield b Melle 8          2.86%
R R Lindwall lbw b Melle 5          1.79%
G R A Langley c Tayfield b Melle 17          6.07%
D T Ring c Mansell b Melle 13          4.64%
I W Johnson lbw b Melle 7          2.50%
W A Johnston not out 1          0.36%
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 2) 6  
Total All Out   (81.5 overs @ 3.42 rpo) 280  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-55  Morris   2-56  McDonald   3-211  Harvey   4-216  Miller   
5-231  Hassett   6-237  Hole   7-252  Lindwall   8-272  Ring   
9-273  Langley   10-280  Johnson   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
M G Melle 20.5 0 71 6 3.41  60.00%
J C Watkins 24.0 8 41 4 1.71  40.00%
A R A Murray 14.0 1 63 0 4.50
H J Tayfield 15.0 3 59 0 3.93
P N F Mansell 8.0 0 40 0 5.00
 
South Africa 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
D J McGlew c Johnson b Miller 9          4.07%
J H B Waite lbw b Ring 39          17.65%
W R Endean c †Langley b Ring 14          6.33%
K J Funston b Ring 33          14.93%
R A McLean c Miller b Johnson 13          5.88%
J E Cheetham* c †Langley b Lindwall 26          11.76%
J C Watkins c Miller b Ring 25          11.31%
P N F Mansell c Lindwall b Ring 31          14.03%
A R A Murray lbw b Johnston 18          8.14%
H J Tayfield lbw b Ring 3          1.36%
M G Melle not out 7          3.17%
Extras (b 3) 3  
Total All Out   (62.6 overs @ 3.51 rpo) 221  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-13  McGlew   2-39  Endean   3-88  Waite   4-103  McLean   
5-113  Funston   6-153  Watkins   7-177  Cheetham   8-195  Mansell   
9-211  Tayfield   10-221  Murray   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R R Lindwall 12.0 0 48 1 4.00  10.00%
K R Miller 10.0 0 46 1 4.60  10.00%
W A Johnston 7.6 2 21 1 2.63  10.00%
D T Ring 21.0 2 72 6 3.43  60.00%
I W Johnson 12.0 3 31 1 2.58  10.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
C C McDonald st †Waite b Tayfield 17          6.14%
A R Morris c Melle b Tayfield 58          20.94%
A L Hassett* c McGlew b Melle 17          6.14%
R N Harvey run out 52          18.77%
K R Miller lbw b Tayfield 3          1.08%
G B Hole lbw b Melle 42          15.16%
R R Lindwall not out 38          13.72%
G R A Langley b Watkins 27          9.75%
D T Ring b Melle 4          1.44%
I W Johnson lbw b Watkins 13          4.69%
W A Johnston c McGlew b Tayfield 0        
Extras (b 2, lb 4) 6  
Total All Out   (98.3 overs @ 2.81 rpo) 277  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-48  McDonald   2-75  Hassett   3-115  Morris   4-123  Miller   
5-160  Harvey   6-198  Hole   7-246  Langley   8-251  Ring   
9-276  Johnson   10-277  Johnston   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
M G Melle 26.0 2 95 3 3.65  30.00%
J C Watkins 26.0 13 47 2 1.81  20.00%
A R A Murray 13.0 7 13 0 1.00
H J Tayfield 33.3 5 116 4 3.46  40.00%
 
South Africa 2nd Innings (target 337) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
D J McGlew lbw b Lindwall 69          28.75%
J H B Waite st †Langley b Johnson 14          5.83%
W R Endean lbw b Lindwall 12          5.00%
K J Funston c †Langley b Johnston 65          27.08%
R A McLean b Lindwall 38          15.83%
J E Cheetham* b Johnston 18          7.50%
J C Watkins hit wicket b Johnson 1          0.42%
P N F Mansell b Lindwall 4          1.67%
A R A Murray not out 11          4.58%
H J Tayfield c †Langley b Johnson 1          0.42%
M G Melle b Lindwall 4          1.67%
Extras (b 2, nb 1) 3  
Total All Out   (107.0 overs @ 2.24 rpo) 240  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-20  Waite   2-57  Endean   3-153  McGlew   4-170  Funston   
5-209  McLean   6-210  Watkins   7-215  Mansell   8-226  Cheetham   
9-227  Tayfield   10-240  Melle   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R R Lindwall 30.0 8 60 5 2.00  50.00%
W A Johnston 26.0 5 62 2 2.38  20.00%
D T Ring 17.0 3 58 0 3.41
I W Johnson 30.0 7 52 3 1.73  30.00%
G B Hole 3.0 0 5 0 1.67
R N Harvey 1.0 1 0 0 0.00
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - Australia 1st innings 273/8 (GRA Langley 17*, IWG Johnson 1*)
Day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 2/0 (CC McDonald 1*, AR Morris 1*)
Day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 242/6 (RR Lindwall 30*, GRA Langley 23*)
Day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 150/2 (DJ McGlew 68*, KJ Funston 53*)
Day 5 - South Africa 2nd Innings 240, 107.0 overs - end of match