Test Match - South Africa v England - Cape Town Standard Scorecard   
Match Date 31st December, 1927  
Series 1927-1928 South Africa v England - 2nd Test
Test # 169
Venue Newlands, Cape Town
Match Conditions Day Match  
Toss South Africa
Result England won by 87 runs
Player of Match No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Percy Holmes b Bissett 9    0  0    6.77%
Herbert Sutcliffe c Nupen b Bissett 29    0  0    21.80%
George Tyldesley b Bissett 0    0  0  
Wally Hammond lbw b Morkel 43    0  0    32.33%
Greville Stevens c †Cameron b Bissett 0    0  0  
Robert Wyatt lbw b Bissett 2    0  0    1.50%
William Astill lbw b Vincent 25    0  0    18.80%
Ronald Stanyforth*† b Vincent 4    0  0    3.01%
George Geary lbw b Vincent 0    0  0  
Ian Peebles not out 3    0  0    2.26%
Alfred Freeman st †Cameron b Vincent 7    0  0    5.26%
Extras (b 5, lb 1, nb 5) 11  
Total All Out   (59.1 overs @ 2.25 rpo) 133  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-14  Holmes   2-14  Tyldesley   3-50  Sutcliffe   4-59  Stevens   
5-66  Wyatt   6-97  Hammond   7-106  Stanyforth   8-106  Geary   
9-123  Astill   10-133  Freeman   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
George Bissett 17.0 5 37 5 2.18  50.00%
Denys Morkel 9.0 3 20 1 2.22  10.00%
Cyril Vincent 15.1 4 22 4 1.45  40.00%
Eiulf Nupen 3.0 0 10 0 3.33
Henry Promnitz 15.0 5 33 0 2.20
 
South Africa 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Herbert Taylor hit wicket b Freeman 68    0  0    27.20%
John Commaille lbw b Freeman 13    0  0    5.20%
Horace Cameron c Geary b Stevens 19    0  0    7.60%
Robert Catterall b Hammond 9    0  0    3.60%
Denys Morkel b Freeman 36    0  0    14.40%
Archibald Palm c Stevens b Freeman 2    0  0    0.80%
Hubert Deane* c †Stanyforth b Hammond 41    0  0    16.40%
Cyril Vincent b Astill 13    0  0    5.20%
Eiulf Nupen not out 39    0  0    15.60%
George Bissett b Hammond 3    0  0    1.20%
Henry Promnitz run out 3    0  0    1.20%
Extras (b 2, lb 2) 4  
Total All Out   (101.0 overs @ 2.48 rpo) 250  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-32  Commaille   2-72  Cameron   3-99  Catterall   4-128  Taylor   
5-140  Palm   6-153  Morkel   7-197  Vincent   8-211  Deane   
9-221  Bissett   10-250  Promnitz   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
George Geary 23.0 2 50 0 2.17
Wally Hammond 17.0 4 53 3 3.12  30.00%
Alfred Freeman 29.0 12 58 4 2.00  40.00%
Ian Peebles 14.0 3 27 0 1.93
Greville Stevens 10.0 1 26 1 2.60  10.00%
William Astill 8.0 0 32 1 4.00  10.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Percy Holmes c Vincent b Nupen 88    0  0    20.56%
Herbert Sutcliffe b Bissett 99    0  0    23.13%
George Tyldesley lbw b Promnitz 87    0  0    20.33%
Wally Hammond c Palm b Promnitz 14    0  0    3.27%
Greville Stevens c Morkel b Bissett 2    0  0    0.47%
Robert Wyatt c Promnitz b Bissett 91    0  0    21.26%
William Astill c †Cameron b Vincent 9    0  0    2.10%
Ronald Stanyforth*† b Vincent 1    0  0    0.23%
George Geary b Vincent 1    0  0    0.23%
Ian Peebles c Vincent b Promnitz 6    0  0    1.40%
Alfred Freeman not out 0    0  0  
Extras (b 19, lb 5, nb 6) 30  
Total All Out   (158.5 overs @ 2.69 rpo) 428  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-140  Holmes   2-233  Sutcliffe   3-278  Hammond   4-282  Stevens   
5-326  Tyldesley   6-348  Astill   7-350  Stanyforth   8-360  Geary   
9-415  Peebles   10-428  Wyatt   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
George Bissett 31.5 5 99 3 3.11  30.00%
Denys Morkel 21.0 4 60 0 2.86
Cyril Vincent 40.0 10 93 3 2.33  30.00%
Eiulf Nupen 36.0 8 90 1 2.50  10.00%
Henry Promnitz 30.0 10 56 3 1.87  30.00%
 
South Africa 2nd Innings (target 312) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Herbert Taylor run out 71    0  0    31.70%
John Commaille c Astill b Hammond 47    0  0    20.98%
Horace Cameron b Hammond 19    0  0    8.48%
Robert Catterall lbw b Astill 10    0  0    4.46%
Denys Morkel c Holmes b Astill 23    0  0    10.27%
Hubert Deane* c Hammond b Freeman 4    0  0    1.79%
Archibald Palm c Hammond b Freeman 13    0  0    5.80%
Cyril Vincent c Hammond b Freeman 11    0  0    4.91%
Eiulf Nupen b Astill 1    0  0    0.45%
George Bissett not out 11    0  0    4.91%
Henry Promnitz b Peebles 2    0  0    0.89%
Extras (b 6, lb 4, nb 2) 12  
Total All Out   (101.1 overs @ 2.21 rpo) 224  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-115  Commaille   2-126  Taylor   3-147  Cameron   4-161  Catterall   
5-166  Deane   6-190  Palm   7-197  Morkel   8-206  Nupen   
9-210  Vincent   10-224  Promnitz   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Wally Hammond 30.0 13 50 2 1.67  20.00%
Alfred Freeman 22.0 7 66 3 3.00  30.00%
Ian Peebles 12.1 4 26 1 2.14  10.00%
Greville Stevens 5.0 0 17 0 3.40
William Astill 29.0 11 48 3 1.66  30.00%
Robert Wyatt 3.0 0 5 0 1.67
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 128/4 (DPB Morkel 17*)
Day 2 - England 2nd innings 220/1 (H Sutcliffe 92*, GE Tyldesley 24*)
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 412/8 (RES Wyatt 76*, IAR Peebles 6*)
Day 4 - South Africa 2nd Innings 224, 101.1 overs - end of match