South African cricket team in Australia in 1963–64

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The South Africa national cricket team toured Australia in the 1963-64 season and played 5 Test matches against Australia. The series was drawn 1-1.

South African team[edit]

Of the 15 players, only Goddard (20 Tests), and Waite (41) had played more than six Tests. Seven players (van der Merwe, Halse, Lindsay, Partridge, David Pithey, Graeme Pollock and Seymour) had not yet played a Test; all made their Test debuts on the tour.

The manager was Ken Viljoen.

Series summary[edit]


Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • R.S. Whitington, Bradman, Benaud and Goddard's Cinderellas, Rigby, 1964
  • Bill Frindall, The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1978, Wisden, 1979
  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, 1993
  • Ray Robinson, On Top Down Under, Cassell & Co., 1975
  • Graham Short, The Trevor Goddard Story, Purfleet, 1965, pp. 100-159
  • various writers, A Century of South Africa in Test & International Cricket 1889-1989, Ball, 1989

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