Natal v Western Province
Currie Cup 1946/47
VenueKingsmead, Durban on 16th, 17th, 18th December 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWestern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNatal won by 7 wickets
PointsNatal 5; Western Province 0
UmpiresDG Draper, A Williams
Close of play day 1Natal (1) 68/3 (Dowling 16*, Dalton 0*)
Close of play day 2Western Province (2) 60/3 (Cheetham 16*)

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
S Kielb Payn33     
KG Dimblebylbw b Dawson2     
*JE Cheethamb Dalton39     
TMH van der Spuyrun out26     
G Georgeust Yuill b Dalton6     
CB van Ryneveldlbw b Payn5     
AD Keenb Payn11     
+DM Ovenstonec Fell b Dalton1     
JB Plimsollb Tayfield19     
EV Wittenot out23     
MA Hanleyc Dalton b Payn21     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb)10
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-66, 3-104, 4-104, 5-110, 6-123, 7-129, 8-136, 9-161, 10-196 (100.3 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin8   540--
Dawson3   091--
Smith20   4550--
Tayfield12   2231--
Dalton18   4293--
Dowling4   0180--

Natal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Dyerb Plimsoll21     
DR Fellb Plimsoll0     
SH Martinrun out26     
DF Dowlingc van der Spuy b Hanley30     
EL Daltonlbw b Witte27     
*AD Nourseb Hanley11     
+RR Yuillst Ovenstone b van Ryneveld45     
OC Dawsonlbw b Witte67     
LW Paync Georgeu b Keen3     
HJ Tayfieldb Hanley11     
VI Smithnot out9     
Extras(10 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)17
Total(all out, 127.5 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-27, 3-68, 4-90, 5-122, 6-128, 7-217, 8-226, 9-250, 10-267 (127.5 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Plimsoll16   4392--
Witte42   18812--
Keen12   5281--
van Ryneveld11   0431--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
S Kielc Dawson b Tayfield28     
KG Dimblebyc Dawson b Payn11     
*JE Cheethamlbw b Smith28     
TMH van der Spuyc Dawson b Tayfield2     
G Georgeuc Fell b Smith31     
CB van Ryneveldst Yuill b Smith10     
AD Keenc Dawson b Tayfield15     
+DM Ovenstoneb Tayfield5     
JB Plimsollb Smith0     
EV Wittec and b Smith3     
MA Hanleynot out2     
Extras(4 b, 8 lb)12
Total(all out, 95.2 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-56, 3-60, 4-80, 5-94, 6-133, 7-134, 8-139, 9-143, 10-147 (95.2 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin6   1130--
Dawson2   0110--
Payn24   17161--
Tayfield22   12194--
Dalton9   1190--
Dowling2   0150--

Natal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Dyernot out37     
DR Fellc and b Plimsoll17     
SH Martinlbw b Plimsoll0     
*AD Noursest Ovenstone b Plimsoll0     
EL Daltonnot out20     
DF Dowlingdid not bat      
+RR Yuilldid not bat      
OC Dawsondid not bat      
LW Payndid not bat      
HJ Tayfielddid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 24.4 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-31, 3-39
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Plimsoll8   0303--
Witte7   1250--
Keen5   270--
van Ryneveld4.41120--

--> JE Cheetham (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 25
--> JB Plimsoll (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in First-Class matches
--> EV Witte made his debut for Western Province in First-Class matches
--> HJ Tayfield achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Western Province second innings (previous best was 2-30)