Zimbabwe-Rhodesia v Border
Other matches in South Africa 1979/80
VenueSalisbury Sports Club, Salisbury on 29th, 30th September, 1st October 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossZimbabwe-Rhodesia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultZimbabwe-Rhodesia won by 232 runs
UmpiresGG McFarlane, K Nixon
Close of play day 1Border (1) 41/1 (Harty 7*, Schmidt 10*; 11 overs)
Close of play day 2Border (2) 59/4 (Bezuidenhout 18*, Pope 0*; 19 overs)

Zimbabwe-Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Heronc Pope b Gower52     
KJ Arnottc Pope b Weakley73     
TW Dunknot out114     
PJ Allanc Weakley b Gower36     
PB Cliftc Pope b Boucher35     
RM Bentleynot out35     
*DAG Fletcherdid not bat      
JH du Preezdid not bat      
+DL Houghtondid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
RH Kaschuladid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, declared, 100 overs)352
Fall of wickets:
1-66 (Heron), 2-178 (Arnott), 3-227 (Allan), 4-302 (Clift)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boucher14   1641--
Flanagan24   3790--
Ranger10   4210--
Gower17   1692--
Weakley17   6381--
Schmidt10   3390--
Harty8   0350--

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ le Rouxc Fletcher b du Preez24     
*ID Hartyc Houghton b Jackman7     
SJ Schmidtc and b Jackman37     
R Kentc Dunk b Kaschula23     
FJ Bezuidenhoutst Houghton b du Preez0     
RBC Rangerc Houghton b Jackman8     
JPD Flanaganc Bentley b Kaschula30     
+CWS Popec Arnott b Kaschula6     
GM Gowerc Heron b Fletcher21     
AK Weakleyb Kaschula0     
GD Bouchernot out11     
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (le Roux), 2-41 (Harty), 3-74 (Schmidt), 4-75 (Bezuidenhout), 5-98, 6-117, 7-138, 8-138, 9-138, 10-173 (58.2 ov)
Zimbabwe-Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman14   2483--
du Preez17   4742--
Kaschula19   5284--
Clift3   080--
Bentley2   120--

Zimbabwe-Rhodesia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Heronc Kent b Flanagan11     
KJ Arnottc Boucher b Flanagan8     
+DL Houghtonc le Roux b Boucher31     
PJ Allanb Ranger50     
RM Bentleyc Pope b Gower18     
*DAG Fletcherc Harty b Ranger50     
PB Cliftc Pope b Gower26     
JH du Preeznot out6     
RD Jackmanc Pope b Gower1     
TW Dunkdid not bat      
RH Kaschuladid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared, 43.3 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Heron), 2-19 (Arnott), 3-69 (Houghton), 4-112 (Allan), 5-134, 6-202, 7-202, 8-210 (43.3 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boucher11   1451--
Ranger11   1552--
Flanagan7   0422--

Border second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ le Rouxc Houghton b Jackman6     
*ID Hartyb Kaschula21     
R Kentlbw b Jackman5     
FJ Bezuidenhoutrun out (Arnott)25     
RBC Rangerc Heron b Kaschula4     
+CWS Popec Heron b Jackman23     
JPD Flanaganb Fletcher2     
SJ Schmidtb Jackman19     
GM Gowerb Kaschula33     
AK Weakleyc Houghton b Jackman3     
GD Bouchernot out9     
Total(all out, 46.3 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (le Roux), 2-22 (Kent), 3-49 (Harty), 4-57 (Ranger), 5-78 (Bezuidenhout), 6-84 (Flanagan), 7-111, 8-112, 9-126, 10-157 (46.3 ov)
Zimbabwe-Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman15   1585--
Fletcher8   1371--
du Preez6   0190--
Bentley9   1280--

--> RH Kaschula completed a hat-trick in the Border first innings (Flanagan, Pope, Wheatley)

This match was played in the belief by both teams that it was a first-class fixture, being between two first-class teams, but the South Africa Cricket Union subsequently denied it first-class status