Rhodesia v Western Province
Currie Cup 1947/48
VenueSalisbury Sports Club, Salisbury on 5th, 6th, 7th March 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWestern Province won the toss and decided to field
ResultWestern Province won by 3 wickets
PointsRhodesia 0; Western Province 5
UmpiresWB Bland, L Roberts
Close of play day 1Western Province (1) 63/2 (Wiley 20*, Crews 21*)
Close of play day 2Rhodesia (2) 16/0 (Singleton 7*, Downey 9*)

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Downeylbw b Witte5     
HJ Tayfieldc Valentine b Witte5     
*AP Singletonc Hanley b Treadaway7     
F McDonaldc van der Bijl b Witte0     
SH Martinc van der Bijl b Hanley15     
CJ Pretoriusc van der Bijl b Witte72     
KP Currannot out52     
D O'Connell-Joneslbw b Hanley1     
ES Newsonc Hanley b Witte6     
JM Leibbrandtc Witte b Hanley2     
+RWJ Ashburnerb Hanley0     
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-11, 3-11, 4-26, 5-42, 6-146, 7-151, 8-164, 9-171, 10-173 (64.2 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Witte25   5705--
Bolus7   490--
Treadaway7   0271--
Crews2   0140--

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*OE Wynnerun out8     
IA Burmeisterb Singleton13     
JWE Wileyst Ashburner b Leibbrandt70     
BH Crewsb Tayfield30     
RC Valentinec Ashburner b Leibbrandt27     
AA Luckc Curran b Martin1     
GRM Bolusb Martin0     
LG Treadawaylbw b Leibbrandt0     
EV Wittenot out5     
+V van der Bijlc Pretorius b Leibbrandt0     
MA Hanleyb Leibbrandt5     
Total(all out, 84.3 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-31, 3-86, 4-149, 5-154, 6-154, 7-154, 8-156, 9-159, 10-165 (84.3 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Newson14   3260--
Martin23   11302--
Singleton11   3281--
Tayfield14   5211--

Rhodesia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AP Singletonb Hanley36     
H Downeyc Witte b Bolus25     
SH Martinc Crews b Hanley27     
F McDonaldb Hanley16     
ES Newsonb Hanley1     
CJ Pretoriusc Wiley b Witte3     
KP Currannot out35     
D O'Connell-Jonesc van der Bijl b Treadaway10     
HJ Tayfieldrun out5     
JM Leibbrandtc Luck b Witte1     
+RWJ Ashburnerc van der Bijl b Witte15     
Total(all out, 75.1 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-72, 3-104, 4-105, 5-114, 6-114, 7-138, 8-144, 9-154, 10-187 (75.1 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bolus18   4401--
Hanley26   11584--
Treadaway12   2221--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*OE Wynnec Tayfield b Leibbrandt29     
IA Burmeisterc Singleton b Leibbrandt27     
BH Crewsc Newson b Leibbrandt33     
AA Luckb Newson34     
MA Hanleyc Ashburner b Newson29     
JWE Wileynot out29     
GRM Bolusc McDonald b Newson3     
RC Valentineb Leibbrandt2     
EV Wittenot out1     
LG Treadawaydid not bat      
+V van der Bijldid not bat      
Total(7 wickets, 41.7 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-74, 3-124, 4-150, 5-169, 6-183, 7-193
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Newson9   1463--
Martin10   1380--
Singleton1   020--
Tayfield5   1230--

--> H Downey made his debut in First-Class matches
--> KP Curran made his debut in First-Class matches
--> D O'Connell-Jones made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RWJ Ashburner made his debut in First-Class matches
--> IA Burmeister made his debut in First-Class matches
--> JWE Wiley made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RC Valentine made his debut in First-Class matches
--> AA Luck made his debut in First-Class matches
--> V van der Bijl made his debut in First-Class matches
--> H Downey made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> MA Hanley (2) passed his previous highest score of 21 in First-Class matches