1947: Compton and Edrich power England win over South Africa

Bill Edrich (189) and Dennis Compton (208) scored big as England posted 554-8 declared.

In reply Alan Melville scored a wonderful century but England won by 10 wickets. England eventually took the series 3-0.

2nd Test, Lords, 1947.


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