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Longest Test Match In Cricket History

South Africa Vs England longest test match in history of cricket

South Africa Vs England (5th test) Played at Kingsmead, Durban 1938-1939

The longest test match in cricket history is played between South Africa and England for 10 days in 1938-39.Played held at Kingsmead Durban that was a timeless Test match.That match is still remains the longest ever test match in history of cricket.






South Africa First Innings-

England First Innings-

South Second First Innings-

England Second Innings-

Match Details-

Per Over= 8 Balls
Toss – South Africa, who chose to bat
Series – England won the 5-match series 1-0
Test debut – RTD Perks (England)
Umpires – RGA Ashman and GL Sickler

Summary

Fri, 3 Mar – day 1 – South Africa 1st innings 229/2 (PGV van der Bijl 105*, B Mitchell 4*)
Sat, 4 Mar – day 2 – South Africa 1st innings 423/6 (AD Nourse 77*, RE Grieveson 26*)
Sun, 5 Mar – rest day
Mon, 6 Mar – day 3 – England 1st innings 35/1 (L Hutton 24*, E Paynter 6*)
Tue, 7 Mar – day 4 – England 1st innings 268/7 (LEG Ames 82*, DVP Wright 5*)
Wed, 8 Mar – day 5 – South Africa 2nd innings 193/3 (AD Nourse 1*, KG Viljoen 1*)
Thu, 9 Mar – day 6 – England 2nd innings 0/0 (L Hutton 0*, PA Gibb 0*)
Fri, 10 Mar – day 7 – England 2nd innings 253/1 (PA Gibb 78*, WJ Edrich 107*)
Sat, 11 Mar – day 8 – no play
Sun, 12 Mar – rest day
Mon, 13 Mar – day 9 – England 2nd innings 496/3 (WR Hammond 58*, E Paynter 24*)
Tue, 14 Mar – day 10 – England 2nd innings 654/5 (218.2 ov) – end of match

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