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194 & 164-6
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202 & 154
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Overs: 62.1 RR: 2.64 vs spin: 3.19
vs seam: 2.05
Overs: 75.5 RR: 2.03 vs spin: 1.97
vs seam: 1.71
Thu 16/08/51 England v South Africa, 5th Test, The Kia Oval, Kennington
ENGLAND WIN England won by 4 wickets
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South Africa - 1st Inns 202 (106.3; RR: 1.90)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
EAB Rowan c Hutton b Brown 55 0 0 0
WR Endean c Brown b Laker 31 0 0 0
CB van Ryneveld st Brennan b Laker 10 0 0 0
AD Nourse lbw b Brown 4 0 0 0
JE Cheetham lbw b Laker 0 0 0 0
RA McLean c May b Laker 14 0 0 0
PNF Mansell b Tattersall 8 0 0 0
AMB Rowan c Laker b Bedser 41 0 0 0
GWA Chubb b Bedser 10 0 0 0
MG Melle b Shackleton 5 0 0 0
CN McCarthy not out 4 0 0 0
Extras (11b, 8lb, 0w, 1nb) 20  
TOTAL 202 all out (106.3 overs; RR: 1.90)

Fall of wickets

66-1 (WR Endean 0.0 ov), 106-2 (EAB Rowan 0.0 ov), 106-3 (CB van Ryneveld 0.0 ov), 106-4 (JE Cheetham 0.0 ov), 126-5 (RA McLean 0.0 ov), 131-6 (AD Nourse 0.0 ov), 146-7 (PNF Mansell 0.0 ov), 175-8 (GWA Chubb 0.0 ov), 186-9 (MG Melle 0.0 ov), 202-10 (AMB Rowan 106.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
AV Bedser 19.3 6 36 2 1.89 0 0
D Shackleton 15.0 5 20 1 1.33 0 0
R Tattersall 14.0 7 26 1 1.86 0 0
JC Laker 37.0 12 64 4 1.73 0 0
FR Brown 20.0 10 31 2 1.55 0 0
DCS Compton 1.0 0 5 0 5.00 0 0

England - 1st Inns 194 (87.0; RR: 2.23)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
L Hutton lbw b Rowan 28 0 0 0
FA Lowson c Endean b Melle 0 0 0 0
PBH May b Chubb 33 0 0 0
DCS Compton b McCarthy 73 0 4 0
W Watson run out 31 0 0 0
FR Brown c Ryneveld b Rowan 1 0 0 0
JC Laker b Chubb 6 0 0 0
D Shackleton c Ryneveld b Melle 14 0 0 0
AV Bedser c Endean b Melle 2 0 0 0
DV Brennan lbw b Melle 0 0 0 0
R Tattersall not out 0 0 0 0
Extras (0b, 4lb, 0w, 2nb) 6  
TOTAL 194 all out (87.0 overs; RR: 2.23)

Fall of wickets

2-1 (FA Lowson 0.0 ov), 51-2 (L Hutton 0.0 ov), 79-3 (PBH May 0.0 ov), 128-4 (W Watson 0.0 ov), 134-5 (FR Brown 0.0 ov), 145-6 (JC Laker 0.0 ov), 173-7 (D Shackleton 0.0 ov), 189-8 (AV Bedser 0.0 ov), 190-9 (DV Brennan 0.0 ov), 194-10 (DCS Compton 87.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
CN McCarthy 17.0 0 45 1 2.65 0 0
MG Melle 10.0 6 9 4 0.90 0 0
AMB Rowan 27.0 9 44 2 1.63 0 0
GWA Chubb 30.0 5 70 2 2.33 0 0
CB van Ryneveld 3.0 0 20 0 6.67 0 0

South Africa - 2nd Inns 154 (75.5; RR: 2.03)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
EAB Rowan lbw b Laker 45 0 0 0
WR Endean lbw b Bedser 7 0 0 0
CB van Ryneveld lbw b Laker 5 0 0 0
AD Nourse b Laker 4 0 0 0
JE Cheetham c Hutton b Tattersall 18 0 0 0
RA McLean c Lowson b Laker 18 0 0 0
PNF Mansell lbw b Laker 0 0 0 0
AMB Rowan not out 15 0 0 0
GWA Chubb c Hutton b Bedser 7 0 0 0
MG Melle b Laker 17 0 0 0
CN McCarthy b Bedser 0 0 0 0
Extras (11b, 7lb, 0w, 0nb) 18  
TOTAL 154 all out (75.5 overs; RR: 2.03)

Fall of wickets

15-1 (WR Endean 0.0 ov), 35-2 (CB van Ryneveld 0.0 ov), 57-3 (AD Nourse 0.0 ov), 84-4 (EAB Rowan 0.0 ov), 106-5 (JE Cheetham 0.0 ov), 111-6 (PNF Mansell 0.0 ov), 116-7 (RA McLean 0.0 ov), 130-8 (GWA Chubb 0.0 ov), 153-9 (MG Melle 0.0 ov), 154-10 (CN McCarthy 75.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
AV Bedser 19.5 6 32 3 1.68 0 0
D Shackleton 10.0 2 19 0 1.90 0 0
JC Laker 28.0 8 55 6 1.96 0 0
FR Brown 13.0 5 20 0 1.54 0 0
R Tattersall 5.0 1 10 1 2.00 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 164-6 (62.1; RR: 2.64)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
L Hutton obstructing the field 27 0 0 0
FA Lowson c Ryneveld b Rowan 37 0 0 0
PBH May c Rowan b Rowan 0 1 0 0 0.00
DCS Compton c Ryneveld b Chubb 18 0 0 0
W Watson c Endean b Chubb 15 0 0 0
FR Brown lbw b Chubb 40 0 0 1
JC Laker not out 13 0 2 0
D Shackleton not out 5 0 0 0
AV Bedser  
DV Brennan  
R Tattersall  
Extras (5b, 3lb, 0w, 1nb) 9  
TOTAL 164-6 (62.1 overs; RR: 2.64)

Fall of wickets

53-1 (L Hutton 0.0 ov), 53-2 (PBH May 0.0 ov), 84-3 (DCS Compton 0.0 ov), 90-4 (FA Lowson 0.0 ov), 132-5 (W Watson 0.0 ov), 151-6 (FR Brown 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
CN McCarthy 7.0 0 17 0 2.43 0 0
MG Melle 3.0 0 8 0 2.67 0 0
AMB Rowan 24.1 2 77 2 3.21 0 0
GWA Chubb 28.0 10 53 3 1.89 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v South Africa at The Oval, 5th Test

Date

Thursday August 16, 1951

Toss

South Africa won the toss and elected to bat

Time

10:00am BST

Venue

The Kia Oval, Kennington

Umpires

F Chester, D Davies

England Team

Playing XI

FR Brown, L Hutton, DCS Compton, AV Bedser, JC Laker, D Shackleton, R Tattersall, W Watson, DV Brennan, FA Lowson, PBH May

South Africa Team

Playing XI

AD Nourse, EAB Rowan, AMB Rowan, CN McCarthy, JE Cheetham, MG Melle, GWA Chubb, CB van Ryneveld, RA McLean, PNF Mansell, WR Endean