Eastern Province v Griqualand West
First-Class matches in South Africa 1945/46
VenueSt George's Park, Port Elizabeth on 29th, 31st December 1945, 1st January 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEastern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresE Coulridge, GM Pringle
Close of play day 1Eastern Province (1) 388/1 (Rowan 216*, Draper 44*)
Close of play day 2Griqualand West (2) 10/1 (Charlton 4*, Dickens 0*)

Eastern Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EAB Rowanc and b McNamara284     
GR Connellst Charlton b Helfrich113     
RG Draperlbw b JE Waddington52     
JM Leibbrandtb JE Waddington12     
WD Wilsonc Buckley b Cotty14     
RJ Flackb JE Waddington9     
SA Thwaitsnot out8     
+DG Riemerdid not bat      
JO Youngdid not bat      
OGR Reynoldsdid not bat      
GA Uptondid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 8 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)23
Total(6 wickets, declared, 144 overs)515
Fall of wickets:
1-258, 2-399, 3-427, 4-446, 5-490, 6-515 (144 ov)
Griqualand West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Waddington29   5900--
Vincent2   180--
JE Waddington51   101053--
McNamara10   0401--
Cotty32   31421--
Gyngell7   0420--
Searle7   1240--
Helfrich4   2221--
Buckley2   0190--

Griqualand West first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RW Searleb Young1     
+JP Charltonb Young6     
CJ Dickensc Connell b Young16     
LE McNamarac Riemer b Thwaits17     
CD Helfrichst Riemer b Leibbrandt16     
AH Gyngellc Leibbrandt b Upton41     
JE Waddingtonb Thwaits6     
DH Buckleyrun out52     
WEH Vincentc Flack b Reynolds7     
F Cottynot out6     
A Waddingtonrun out0     
Extras(15 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)24
Total(all out, 61 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-24, 3-31, 4-50, 5-82, 6-92, 7-171, 8-180, 9-192, 10-192 (61 ov)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Upton14   6311--
Young12   2383--
Leibbrandt13   3381--
Thwaits14   1342--
Reynolds8   1271--

Griqualand West second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*RW Searleb Upton2     
+JP Charltonb Upton6     
CJ Dickensst Riemer b Reynolds11     
CD Helfrichb Leibbrandt4     
LE McNamarast Riemer b Reynolds82     
AH Gyngellnot out152     
DH Buckleyc Upton b Reynolds8     
JE Waddingtonlbw b Thwaits17     
WEH Vincentc Rowan b Reynolds11     
F Cottynot out4     
A Waddingtondid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(8 wickets, 131 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-17, 3-28, 4-28, 5-206, 6-229, 7-266, 8-294
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Upton24   12422--
Young9   3170--
Leibbrandt24   6591--
Thwaits24   4511--
Reynolds34   12674--
Rowan14   4380--
Wilson2   0230--

--> RJ Flack made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RJ Flack made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> GA Upton made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> EAB Rowan (1) passed 5500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 56
--> GR Connell (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> CJ Dickens (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in First-Class matches
--> AH Gyngell (1) passed his previous highest score of 33 in First-Class matches
--> LE McNamara (2) equalled his previous highest score of 82 in First-Class matches
--> AH Gyngell (2) passed his previous highest score of 41 in First-Class matches
--> AH Gyngell (2) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> JO Young achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Griqualand West first innings (previous best was 2-91)