Eastern Province v Orange Free State
Currie Cup 1946/47
VenueSt George's Park, Port Elizabeth on 26th, 27th, 28th December 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEastern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEastern Province won by an innings and 160 runs
PointsEastern Province 5; Orange Free State 0
Close of play day 1Eastern Province (1) 529/8 (Wells 16*, Riemer 6*)
Close of play day 2Orange Free State (2) 116/4 (Wright 4*, Newton 7*)

Eastern Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Draperlbw b Beaumont24     
GR Connellb Beaumont63     
JO Youngc Wright b Walker46     
HV Felthamc Warner b Snyman93     
GD Pringlec Warner b le Sueur2     
SA Thwaitsc Newton b Walker147     
*SF Hirdc Newton b Snyman31     
JM Leibbrandtb Wright37     
JW Wellsnot out16     
+DG Riemernot out6     
NBF Manndid not bat      
Extras(44 b, 15 lb, 5 nb)64
Total(8 wickets, declared, 128 overs)529
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-150, 3-162, 4-185, 5-387, 6-431, 7-499, 8-517
Orange Free State bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snyman25   3952--
Wright36   41361--
Beaumont24   5632--
Walker35   31232--
le Sueur4   0191--
Brown3   0150--
Warner1   0140--

Orange Free State first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Warnerc sub b Mann46     
VM Mooreb Mann30     
JG Espinasseb Mann4     
RC le Sueurc Feltham b Thwaits14     
HF Wrightnot out34     
JC Newtonc Riemer b Leibbrandt6     
S Brownb Leibbrandt0     
+DAH Dewberryb Leibbrandt0     
HD Beaumontc Riemer b Leibbrandt3     
W Snymanb Leibbrandt0     
KA Walkerb Leibbrandt0     
Extras(18 b, 7 lb, 6 nb)31
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-78, 3-98, 4-112, 5-140, 6-140, 7-158, 8-166, 9-166, 10-168 (68.1 ov)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young2   030--
Thwaits18   3451--
Mann28   12413--
Wells1   030--

Orange Free State second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Warnerc Leibbrandt b Mann62     
VM Moorelbw b Hird21     
JG Espinassec sub b Mann1     
RC le Sueurst Riemer b Mann17     
HF Wrightc Riemer b Thwaits5     
JC Newtonc Wells b Mann13     
S Brownc Young b Leibbrandt39     
+DAH Dewberrylbw b Hird13     
HD Beaumontnot out5     
W Snymanc Thwaits b Mann4     
KA Walkerb Mann13     
Extras(5 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 101 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-74, 3-104, 4-109, 5-118, 6-126, 7-179, 8-179, 9-183, 10-201 (101 ov)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Leibbrandt28   15491--
Thwaits15   5241--
Mann43   17866--
Wells6   3100--
Hird9   4242--

--> VM Moore made his debut in First-Class matches
--> W Snyman made his debut in First-Class matches
--> JG Espinasse made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> HD Beaumont made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> W Snyman made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> SA Thwaits (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in First-Class matches
--> SA Thwaits (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> S Brown (2) passed his previous highest score of 29 in First-Class matches