Eastern Province v Western Province
Currie Cup 1946/47
VenueSt George's Park, Port Elizabeth on 7th, 8th, 10th February 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEastern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWestern Province won by 6 wickets
PointsEastern Province 0; Western Province 5
Close of play day 1Western Province (1) 155/2 (KG Dimbleby 74*, DE Dimbleby 40*)
Close of play day 2Western Province (1) 262/5 (KG Dimbleby 115*, Whiteing 22*)

Eastern Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GR Connellb Impey2     
+RG Draperb Hanley48     
HV Felthamb Hanley24     
SA Thwaitsb Impey8     
HG Emsliec Hanley b Impey23     
AR Noblec Cheetham b Hanley1     
*SF Hirdc DE Dimbleby b Witte13     
BC Lynchb Hanley21     
JM Leibbrandtb Hanley11     
NBF Mannnot out2     
AH Coyb Hanley0     
Extras(3 lb, 3 nb)6
Total(all out, 51 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-52, 3-63, 4-69, 5-90, 6-111, 7-138, 8-150, 9-156, 10-159 (51 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Impey16   4443--
Witte9   3341--
Evans10   2270--
Hanley16   3486--

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KG Dimblebylbw b Leibbrandt127     
LLM Evansc Draper b Mann15     
*JE Cheethamlbw b Hird17     
DE Dimblebylbw b Hird66     
CB van Ryneveld hit wkt b Mann10     
BH Crewsc Feltham b Mann0     
LCG Whiteingb Lynch39     
EV Witteb Lynch0     
+ABJ Reidc Draper b Leibbrandt0     
LLH Impeyc Connell b Lynch6     
MA Hanleynot out1     
Extras(4 b, 13 lb, 2 w)19
Total(all out, 123.3 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-65, 3-191, 4-211, 5-213, 6-243, 7-283, 8-288, 9-295, 10-300 (123.3 ov)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lynch9   1303--
Mann40   15643--
Coy17   3410--
Hird25   12232--
Thwaits17   3490--

Eastern Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RG Draperlbw b Impey108     
GR Connellb Impey2     
HV Felthamc Reid b Evans10     
AR Noblec DE Dimbleby b Hanley2     
HG Emslieb Hanley3     
SA Thwaitsc Evans b Hanley7     
*SF Hirdc Witte b Evans11     
BC Lynchb Hanley13     
JM Leibbrandtc and b Evans21     
NBF Mannb Hanley10     
AH Coynot out2     
Extras(6 b, 6 lb, 4 nb)16
Total(all out, 80.1 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-4, 3-37, 4-42, 5-65, 6-99, 7-122, 8-175, 9-179, 10-205 (80.1 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Witte10   1290--
Evans20   8403--
Hanley26   8605--
van Ryneveld3   080--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KG Dimblebyrun out7     
LCG Whiteingc Lynch b Leibbrandt7     
*JE Cheethamnot out37     
DE Dimblebyb Lynch0     
CB van Ryneveldb Leibbrandt8     
BH Crewsnot out4     
LLM Evansdid not bat      
EV Wittedid not bat      
+ABJ Reiddid not bat      
LLH Impeydid not bat      
MA Hanleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, 16 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-30, 3-31, 4-53
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lynch8   0291--
Leibbrandt8   1342--

--> HG Emslie made his debut in First-Class matches
--> AR Noble made his debut in First-Class matches
--> LLH Impey made his debut in First-Class matches
--> AR Noble made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> LLM Evans made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> LCG Whiteing made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> KG Dimbleby (1) passed his previous highest score of 104 in First-Class matches
--> DE Dimbleby (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 26
--> LCG Whiteing (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in First-Class matches
--> DE Dimbleby made his debut for Western Province in First-Class matches
--> MA Hanley reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Eastern Province first innings