Test Match - Australia v South Africa - Brisbane Standard Scorecard   
Match Date 5th December, 1952  
Series 1952-1953 Australia v South Africa - 1st Test
Test # 359
Venue Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
Match Conditions Day Match  
Toss Australia
Result Australia won by 96 runs
Player of Match No Award

Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Colin McDonald c & b Watkins 27    4  0    9.64%
Arthur Morris lbw b Watkins 29    4  0    10.36%
Neil Harvey c sub b Melle 109    16  0    38.93%
Arthur Hassett* c †Waite b Watkins 55    6  0    19.64%
Keith Miller b Watkins 3    0  0    1.07%
Graeme Hole c Tayfield b Melle 8    1  0    2.86%
Ray Lindwall lbw b Melle 5    0  0    1.79%
Gil Langley c Tayfield b Melle 17    0  0    6.07%
Douglas Ring c Mansell b Melle 13    1  0    4.64%
Ian Johnson lbw b Melle 7    0  0    2.50%
William Johnston not out 1    0  0    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
Michael Melle 20.5 0 71 6 3.41  60.00%
John Watkins 24.0 8 41 4 1.71  40.00%
Anton Murray 14.0 1 63 0 4.50
Hugh Tayfield 15.0 3 59 0 3.93
Percy Mansell 8.0 0 40 0 5.00
 
South Africa 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Derrick McGlew c Johnson b Miller 9    2  0    4.07%
John Waite lbw b Ring 39    4  0    17.65%
William Endean c †Langley b Ring 14    0  0    6.33%
Kenneth Funston b Ring 33    1  1    14.93%
Roy McLean c Miller b Johnson 13    1  0    5.88%
John Cheetham* c †Langley b Lindwall 26    1  0    11.76%
John Watkins c Miller b Ring 25    3  0    11.31%
Percy Mansell c Lindwall b Ring 31    5  0    14.03%
Anton Murray lbw b Johnston 18    1  0    8.14%
Hugh Tayfield lbw b Ring 3    0  0    1.36%
Michael Melle not out 7    1  0    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
Ray Lindwall 12.0 0 48 1 4.00  10.00%
Keith Miller 10.0 0 46 1 4.60  10.00%
William Johnston 7.6 2 21 1 2.63  10.00%
Douglas Ring 21.0 2 72 6 3.43  60.00%
Ian Johnson 12.0 3 31 1 2.58  10.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Colin McDonald st †Waite b Tayfield 17    1  0    6.14%
Arthur Morris c Melle b Tayfield 58    3  0    20.94%
Arthur Hassett* c McGlew b Melle 17    3  0    6.14%
Neil Harvey run out 52    4  0    18.77%
Keith Miller lbw b Tayfield 3    0  0    1.08%
Graeme Hole lbw b Melle 42    6  0    15.16%
Ray Lindwall not out 38    3  0    13.72%
Gil Langley b Watkins 27    3  0    9.75%
Douglas Ring b Melle 4    1  0    1.44%
Ian Johnson lbw b Watkins 13    2  0    4.69%
William Johnston c McGlew b Tayfield 0    0  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
Michael Melle 26.0 2 95 3 3.65  30.00%
John Watkins 26.0 13 47 2 1.81  20.00%
Anton Murray 13.0 7 13 0 1.00
Hugh Tayfield 33.3 5 116 4 3.46  40.00%
 
South Africa 2nd Innings (target 337) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Derrick McGlew lbw b Lindwall 69    4  0    28.75%
John Waite st †Langley b Johnson 14    2  0    5.83%
William Endean lbw b Lindwall 12    0  0    5.00%
Kenneth Funston c †Langley b Johnston 65    2  1    27.08%
Roy McLean b Lindwall 38    4  0    15.83%
John Cheetham* b Johnston 18    1  0    7.50%
John Watkins hit wicket b Johnson 1    0  0    0.42%
Percy Mansell b Lindwall 4    0  0    1.67%
Anton Murray not out 11    0  0    4.58%
Hugh Tayfield c †Langley b Johnson 1    0  0    0.42%
Michael Melle b Lindwall 4    0  0    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
Ray Lindwall 30.0 8 60 5 2.00  50.00%
William Johnston 26.0 5 62 2 2.38  20.00%
Douglas Ring 17.0 3 58 0 3.41
Ian Johnson 30.0 7 52 3 1.73  30.00%
Graeme Hole 3.0 0 5 0 1.67
Neil 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