South African cricket team in England in 1955

South African cricket team in England in 1955

The South African cricket team toured England in the 1955 season to play a five-match Test series against England.

England won the series 3-2 with no matches drawn.

Test series summary

* [http://www.cricketarchive.co.uk/Archive/Scorecards/21/21569.html 1st Test] at Trent Bridge – England won by an innings and 5 runs
* [http://www.cricketarchive.co.uk/Archive/Scorecards/21/21608.html 2nd Test] at Lord's – England won by 71 runs
* [http://www.cricketarchive.co.uk/Archive/Scorecards/21/21646.html 3rd Test] at Old Trafford – South Africa won by 3 wickets
* [http://www.cricketarchive.co.uk/Archive/Scorecards/21/21679.html 4th Test] at Headingley – South Africa won by 224 runs
* [http://www.cricketarchive.co.uk/Archive/Scorecards/21/21735.html 5th Test] at The Oval – England won by 92 runs

External sources

* [http://www.cricketarchive.co.uk/Archive/Seasons/Tours_1955.html CricketArchive ‐ tour summaries]

Annual reviews

* Playfair Cricket Annual 1956
* Wisden Cricketers Almanack 1956

Further reading

* Bill Frindall, "The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1978", Wisden, 1979
* various writers, "A Century of South Africa in Test & International Cricket 1889-1989", Ball, 1989


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