1927-1928 South Africa v England - 1st Test - Johannesburg Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 24th December, 1927  
Venue: Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
Toss: South Africa  
Result: England won by 10 wickets
Player of Match: No Award

South Africa 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
H W Taylor c & b Stevens 31          15.82%
J P Duminy b Geary 0        
J M M Commaille lbw b Stevens 23          11.73%
R H Catterall c & b Geary 86          43.88%
H G Deane* b Geary 7          3.57%
D P B Morkel lbw b Geary 2          1.02%
S K Coen b Geary 7          3.57%
H B Cameron lbw b Stevens 20          10.20%
E P Nupen b Geary 6          3.06%
C L Vincent not out 2          1.02%
H L E Promnitz b Geary 4          2.04%
Extras (lb 6, nb 2) 8  
Total All Out   (78.3 overs @ 2.50 rpo) 196  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-1  Duminy   2-53  Taylor   3-58  Commaille   4-89  Deane   
5-93  Morkel   6-120  Coen   7-170  Cameron   8-185  Nupen   
9-190  Catterall   10-196  Promnitz   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
G Geary 27.3 7 70 7 2.55  70.00%
W R Hammond 8.0 2 21 0 2.63
G T S Stevens 19.0 3 58 3 3.05  30.00%
I A R Peebles 12.0 5 22 0 1.83
R E S Wyatt 4.0 1 6 0 1.50
W E Astill 8.0 4 11 0 1.38
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
P Holmes lbw b Morkel 0        
H Sutcliffe c Vincent b Promnitz 102          32.59%
G E Tyldesley lbw b Duminy 122          38.98%
W R Hammond c Promnitz b Vincent 51          16.29%
R E S Wyatt lbw b Promnitz 0        
G T S Stevens c Nupen b Promnitz 0        
G B Legge c & b Nupen 0        
W E Astill c †Cameron b Promnitz 7          2.24%
R T Stanyforth*† c †Cameron b Promnitz 1          0.32%
G Geary lbw b Vincent 3          0.96%
I A R Peebles not out 2          0.64%
Extras (b 11, lb 10, w 1, nb 3) 25  
Total All Out   (137.3 overs @ 2.28 rpo) 313  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-0  Holmes   2-230  Tyldesley   3-252  Sutcliffe   4-252  Wyatt   
5-254  Stevens   6-263  Legge   7-280  Astill   8-292  Stanyforth   
9-308  Geary   10-313  Hammond   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
D P B Morkel 14.0 3 38 1 2.71  10.00%
E P Nupen 49.0 12 111 1 2.27  10.00%
C L Vincent 31.3 5 57 2 1.81  20.00%
H L E Promnitz 37.0 14 58 5 1.57  50.00%
S K Coen 2.0 0 7 0 3.50
J P Duminy 4.0 0 17 1 4.25  10.00%
 
South Africa 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J M M Commaille c †Stanyforth b Geary 4          2.35%
J P Duminy b Hammond 4          2.35%
H W Taylor b Hammond 3          1.76%
R H Catterall b Hammond 1          0.59%
H G Deane* b Geary 5          2.94%
H B Cameron lbw b Geary 5          2.94%
D P B Morkel lbw b Geary 29          17.06%
E P Nupen b Geary 1          0.59%
C L Vincent lbw b Hammond 53          31.18%
S K Coen not out 41          24.12%
H L E Promnitz b Hammond 5          2.94%
Extras (b 5, lb 13, nb 1) 19  
Total All Out   (69.2 overs @ 2.45 rpo) 170  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-10  Duminy   2-10  Commaille   3-11  Catterall   4-20  Taylor   
5-20  Deane   6-26  Cameron   7-38  Nupen   8-78  Morkel   
9-158  Vincent   10-170  Promnitz   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
G Geary 27.0 9 60 5 2.22  50.00%
W R Hammond 21.2 9 36 5 1.69  50.00%
G T S Stevens 8.0 3 13 0 1.63
I A R Peebles 7.0 1 25 0 3.57
W E Astill 6.0 0 17 0 2.83
 
England 2nd Innings (target 54) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
P Holmes not out 15          26.32%
H Sutcliffe not out 41          71.93%
G E Tyldesley              
W R Hammond              
R E S Wyatt              
G T S Stevens              
G B Legge              
W E Astill              
R T Stanyforth*†              
G Geary              
I A R Peebles              
Extras (b 1) 1  
Total 0 wickets   (21.0 overs @ 2.71 rpo) 57  
 
Fall of Wickets
 
Bowling O M R W ER
E P Nupen 11.0 1 29 0 2.64
H L E Promnitz 6.0 1 14 0 2.33
J P Duminy 4.0 0 13 0 3.25
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 9/1 (H Sutcliffe 9*, GE Tyldesley 0*)
Day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 8/0 (JMM Commaille 4*, JP Duminy 4*)
Day 3 - England 2nd Innings 57/0, 21.0 overs - end of match