1955 England v South Africa - 5th Test - London Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 13th August, 1955  
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
Toss: England  
Result: England won by 92 runs
Player of Match: No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J T Ikin c †Waite b Heine 17          11.26%
D B Close c Mansell b Goddard 32          21.19%
P B H May* c Goddard b Fuller 3          1.99%
D C S Compton c †Waite b Goddard 30          19.87%
W Watson c Mansell b Tayfield 25          16.56%
T W Graveney c Fuller b Goddard 13          8.61%
T E Bailey c Heine b Tayfield 0        
R T Spooner b Tayfield 0        
J C Laker c & b Goddard 2          1.32%
G A R Lock c McLean b Goddard 18          11.92%
J B Statham not out 4          2.65%
Extras (b 2, lb 5) 7  
Total All Out   (89.4 overs @ 1.68 rpo) 151  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-51  Ikin   2-59  Close   3-69  May   4-105  Watson   
5-117  Compton   6-117  Bailey   7-118  Spooner   8-123  Graveney   
9-130  Laker   10-151  Lock   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
P S Heine 21.0 3 43 1 2.05  10.00%
T L Goddard 22.4 9 31 5 1.37  50.00%
E R H Fuller 27.0 11 31 1 1.15  10.00%
H J Tayfield 19.0 7 39 3 2.05  30.00%
 
South Africa 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
D J McGlew c †Spooner b Statham 30          26.79%
T L Goddard lbw b Bailey 8          7.14%
H J Keith b Lock 5          4.46%
W R Endean c Ikin b Lock 0        
R A McLean b Lock 1          0.89%
J H B Waite c Lock b Laker 28          25.00%
J E Cheetham* not out 12          10.71%
P N F Mansell lbw b Laker 6          5.36%
H J Tayfield b Statham 4          3.57%
E R H Fuller c †Spooner b Lock 5          4.46%
P S Heine run out 5          4.46%
Extras (lb 7, nb 1) 8  
Total All Out   (65.0 overs @ 1.72 rpo) 112  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-22  Goddard   2-29  Keith   3-31  Endean   4-33  McLean   
5-77  Waite   6-77  McGlew   7-86  Mansell   8-91  Tayfield   
9-98  Fuller   10-112  Heine   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
J B Statham 15.0 3 31 2 2.07  20.00%
T E Bailey 5.0 1 6 1 1.20  10.00%
G A R Lock 22.0 11 39 4 1.77  40.00%
J C Laker 23.0 13 28 2 1.22  20.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J T Ikin c Goddard b Heine 0        
D B Close b Goddard 15          7.35%
T W Graveney b Tayfield 42          20.59%
P B H May* not out 89          43.63%
D C S Compton c †Waite b Fuller 30          14.71%
W Watson b Fuller 3          1.47%
T E Bailey lbw b Tayfield 1          0.49%
R T Spooner b Tayfield 0        
J C Laker b Tayfield 12          5.88%
G A R Lock lbw b Heine 1          0.49%
J B Statham lbw b Tayfield 0        
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 1) 11  
Total All Out   (123.4 overs @ 1.65 rpo) 204  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-5  Ikin   2-30  Close   3-95  Graveney   4-157  Compton   
5-165  Watson   6-166  Bailey   7-170  Spooner   8-188  Laker   
9-197  Lock   10-204  Statham   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
P S Heine 25.0 6 44 2 1.76  20.00%
T L Goddard 19.0 10 29 1 1.53  10.00%
E R H Fuller 20.0 3 36 2 1.80  20.00%
H J Tayfield 53.4 29 60 5 1.12  50.00%
P N F Mansell 6.0 0 24 0 4.00
 
South Africa 2nd Innings (target 244) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
D J McGlew lbw b Lock 19          12.58%
T L Goddard c Graveney b Lock 20          13.25%
H J Keith c May b Lock 0        
W R Endean lbw b Laker 0        
R A McLean lbw b Laker 0        
J H B Waite b Laker 60          39.74%
J E Cheetham* lbw b Laker 9          5.96%
P N F Mansell c Watson b Lock 9          5.96%
H J Tayfield not out 10          6.62%
E R H Fuller run out 16          10.60%
P S Heine c Graveney b Laker 7          4.64%
Extras (lb 1) 1  
Total All Out   (87.4 overs @ 1.72 rpo) 151  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-28  Goddard   2-28  Keith   3-29  Endean   4-33  McLean   
5-59  McGlew   6-88  Cheetham   7-118  Mansell   8-118  Waite   
9-144  Fuller   10-151  Heine   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
J B Statham 11.0 4 17 0 1.55
T E Bailey 6.0 1 15 0 2.50
G A R Lock 33.0 14 62 4 1.88  40.00%
J C Laker 37.4 18 56 5 1.49  50.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 70/3 (DCS Compton 12*, W Watson 1*)
Day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 112
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 195/8 (PBH May 81*, GAR Lock 0*)
Day 4 - South Africa 2nd Innings 151, 87.4 overs - end of match