Natal v Transvaal
Other First-Class matches in South Africa 1946/47
VenueKingsmead, Durban on 21st, 22nd, 23rd February 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossTransvaal won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNatal won by an innings and 44 runs
Close of play day 1Natal (1) 252/4 (Dyer 101*, Eaglestone 3*)
Close of play day 2Transvaal (2) 170/3

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+WR Endeanc Nourse b Payn18     
CHK Jonesst Yuill b Smith31     
*A Melvillec Yuill b Payn5     
DW Begbieb Payn0     
TA Harrisb Payn5     
BP Shawc and b Smith0     
GWA Chubbst Yuill b Smith5     
RC Woolerb Payn1     
JG Nelc Nourse b Smith5     
A Forbesnot out5     
JL Heaneyb Payn5     
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 38.4 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-54, 3-55, 4-56, 5-57, 6-63, 7-65, 8-72, 9-72, 10-82 (38.4 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rayner4   280--
Martin6   2100--
Smith13   5234--

Natal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Dyerc Endean b Heaney135     
DR Fellb Begbie21     
SH Martinb Heaney15     
*AD Noursec Endean b Chubb99     
DF Dowlinglbw b Chubb0     
E Eaglestonelbw b Heaney7     
+RR Yuillb Heaney10     
JH Raynerb Heaney0     
LW Paynb Heaney0     
HJ Tayfieldb Begbie16     
VI Smithnot out0     
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 2 w)16
Total(all out, 93.5 overs)319
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-82, 3-238, 4-238, 5-269, 6-280, 7-280, 8-280, 9-317, 10-319 (93.5 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forbes7   0200--
Chubb21   3612--
Heaney33   8736--
Nel5   1130--
Shaw4   0190--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CHK Jonesc and b Payn16     
+WR Endeanc Yuill b Tayfield51     
*A Melvillec Tayfield b Dowling41     
DW Begbielbw b Tayfield32     
TA Harrisb Payn41     
BP Shawb Tayfield0     
GWA Chubbb Tayfield0     
RC Woolerb Tayfield4     
JG Nelrun out1     
JL Heaneyb Tayfield0     
A Forbesnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-88, 3-125, 4-182, 5-182, 6-182, 7-188, 8-193, 9-193, 10-193 (97.3 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rayner3   1190--
Martin4   1120--
Payn24   6392--
Smith24   3560--
Dowling2   0141--

--> A Forbes made his debut in First-Class matches
--> DV Dyer (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 118
--> AD Nourse (1) passed 7000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> VI Smith reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Transvaal first innings
--> JL Heaney achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Natal first innings (previous best was 3-6)
--> JL Heaney achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Natal first innings
--> HJ Tayfield completed a hat-trick in the Transvaal second innings (Begbie, Shaw, Chubb)