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Test No. 47

England tour of South Africa 1896

1895-96 season
South Africa vs England - 1st Test
13-14 February, 1896

England led the 3-match series 1-0

Venue : St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
Toss : South Africa won the toss and elected to field first
Result : England won by 288 runs


England 1st Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Tim O'Brien c Gleeson b Willoughby
17 
0
»
George Lohmann c Routledge b Willoughby
0
»
Tom Hayward c Sinclair b Middleton
30 
0
»
C. B. Fry b Middleton
43 
0
»
Arthur Hill run out
25 
0
»
Sammy Woods c Halliwell b Hime
0
»
Hugh Bromley-Davenport c Fichardt b Middleton
26 
0
»
Lord Hawke b Middleton
0
»
Charles Wright b Sinclair
19 
0
»
Audley Miller Not Out
0
»
Harry Butt c Halliwell b Middleton
0
Extras B 13
13
Total : (all out in 70.4 overs)
185
RR : 3.14

Fall of wickets : 1-0 (GA Lohmann), 2-25 (Sir TC O'Brien), 3-68 (TW Hayward), 4-120 (AJL Hill), 5-125 (CB Fry), 6-131 (SMJ Woods), 7-140 (Lord Hawke), 8-175 (HR Bromley-Davenport), 9-184 (CW Wright), 10-185 (HR Butt, 70.4 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Jimmy Sinclair
16
34 
1
2.55
0
0
»
Joseph Willoughby
22
54 
2
2.95
0
0
»
Bonnor Middleton
25
.4
64 
5
2.98
0
0
»
Charles Hime
7
20 
1
3.43
0
0

South Africa 1st Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Tommy Routledge b Bromley-Davenport
22 
0
»
Frank Hearne c TC O'Brien b Bromley-Davenport
23 
0
»
Robert Poore b Lohmann
11 
0
»
Jimmy Sinclair b Lohmann
0
»
Charles Hime b Lohmann
0
»
Barberton Halliwell b Lohmann
13 
0
»
Charles Fichardt b Lohmann
0
»
Robert Gleeson c Lohmann b Hayward
0
»
Frederick Cook b Lohmann
0
»
Bonnor Middleton Not Out
0
»
Joseph Willoughby b Lohmann
0
Extras B 2
2
Total : (all out in 30.4 overs)
93
RR : 3.62

Fall of wickets : 1-29 (TW Routledge), 2-58 (RM Poore), 3-58 (F Hearne), 4-62 (JH Sinclair), 5-62 (CFW Hime), 6-77 (CG Fichardt), 7-80 (RA Gleeson), 8-80 (EA Halliwell), 9-92 (FJ Cook), 10-93 (JT Willoughby, 30.4 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
George Lohmann
15
.4
38 
7
2.89
0
0
»
Hugh Bromley-Davenport
12
46 
2
4.60
0
0
»
Tom Hayward
3
1
2.80
0
0

England 2nd Innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Charles Wright b Sinclair
33 
0
»
Harry Butt b Middleton
0
»
Tim O'Brien b Sinclair
16 
0
»
Tom Hayward c Halliwell b Willoughby
0
»
C. B. Fry c Halliwell b Middleton
15 
0
»
George Lohmann b Willoughby
0
»
Arthur Hill b Middleton
37 
0
»
Sammy Woods c Poore b Sinclair
53 
0
»
Hugh Bromley-Davenport c Poore b Middleton
0
»
Lord Hawke c Gleeson b Poore
30 
0
»
Audley Miller Not Out
20 
0
Extras B 9
9
Total : (all out in 80.4 overs)
226
RR : 3.36

Fall of wickets : 1-0 (HR Butt), 2-39 (Sir TC O'Brien), 3-52 (TW Hayward), 4-68 (CW Wright), 5-68 (GA Lohmann), 6-72 (CB Fry), 7-161 (SMJ Woods), 8-169 (AJL Hill), 9-184 (HR Bromley-Davenport), 10-226 (Lord Hawke, 80.4 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Jimmy Sinclair
20
68 
3
4.08
0
0
»
Joseph Willoughby
19
68 
2
4.29
0
0
»
Bonnor Middleton
36
12 
66 
4
2.20
0
0
»
Charles Hime
4
11 
0
3.30
0
0
»
Robert Poore
1
.4
1
2.67
0
0

South Africa 2nd Innings
(Target: 319 runs)
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Tommy Routledge b Lohmann
0
»
Frank Hearne b Lohmann
0
»
Robert Poore c TC O'Brien b Lohmann
10 
0
»
Jimmy Sinclair b Lohmann
0
»
Charles Fichardt lbw b Bromley-Davenport
0
»
Charles Hime b Hayward
0
»
Barberton Halliwell c Hayward b Lohmann
0
»
Robert Gleeson Not Out
0
»
Frederick Cook b Lohmann
0
»
Bonnor Middleton b Lohmann
0
»
Joseph Willoughby c Hayward b Lohmann
0
Total : (all out in 18.4 overs)
30
RR : 1.91

Fall of wickets : 1-4 (TW Routledge), 2-11 (F Hearne), 3-11 (JH Sinclair), 4-18 (CG Fichardt), 5-18 (RM Poore), 6-28 (EA Halliwell), 7-29 (CFW Hime), 8-30 (FJ Cook), 9-30 (J Middleton), 10-30 (JT Willoughby, 18.4 ov)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
George Lohmann
9
.4
8
0.86
0
0
»
Hugh Bromley-Davenport
7
23 
1
3.94
0
0
»
Tom Hayward
2
1
0.00
0
0

Match details
Balls per over : 5
Debuts: RM Poore, JH Sinclair, CFW Hime, RA Gleeson, FJ Cook, J Middleton and JT Willoughby (South Africa); TW Hayward, CB Fry, AJL Hill, HR Bromley-Davenport, Lord Hawke, CW Wright, AM Miller and HR Butt (England)
Umpires : George Allsop (South Africa) and Unknown
Close of Play
Day 1 : 13 Feb - England 2nd innings 0/1 (CW Wright 0*)
Day 2 : 14 Feb - South Africa 2nd innings 30 (RA Gleeson 1*, 18.4 ov) - end of match

Total 21 wickets falls on day one. South Africa were dismissed in only 94 balls for 30, the lowest score until 1954-55 when New Zealand were dismissed for 26. Sammy Woods was making his debut for England after playing for Australia.
Teams:
South Africa EA Halliwell (Capt. & wk), J Middleton, CG Fichardt, CFW Hime, F Hearne, FJ Cook, JH Sinclair, JT Willoughby, RA Gleeson, RM Poore, TW Routledge
England AJL Hill, AM Miller, CB Fry, CW Wright, GA Lohmann, HR Butt (wk), HR Bromley-Davenport, Lord Hawke, SMJ Woods, Sir TC O'Brien (Capt.), TW Hayward
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