Natal v Australians
Australia in South Africa 1949/50
VenueCity Oval, Pietermaritzburg on 24th, 25th, 27th February 1950 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Davey, RW Rein
Close of play day 1Natal (1) 34/2 (Dawson 16*, Nourse 14*)
Close of play day 2No play

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KA Archerc Yuill b Watkins022-- 
J Moroneyc McLean b A Tayfield133 187183 
KR Millerc Watkins b HJ Tayfield54 7181 
RN Harveyst Yuill b HJ Tayfield56 994- 
*AL Hassettc and b HJ Tayfield8 221- 
SJE Loxtonc Yuill b A Tayfield10 251- 
IWG Johnsonc Watkins b A Tayfield37 4523 
+RA Saggersc de Gersigny b A Tayfield2 12-- 
G Nobletc Watkins b A Tayfield0 2-- 
AK Walkerc HJ Tayfield b A Tayfield5 141- 
WA Johnstonnot out0 1-- 
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 65.4 overs)312
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Archer), 2-89 (Miller), 3-229 (Harvey), 4-245 (Moroney), 5-256 (Hassett), 6-265 (Loxton), 7-283 (Saggers), 8-283 (Noblet), 9-312 (Johnson), 10-312 (Walker, 65.4 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watkins6   02211-
Dawson3   180--
Payn10   1590--
HJ Tayfield21   3963--
A Tayfield23.451056--
de Gersigny2   0150--

Natal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewc Saggers b Miller3 12-- 
DBG Kingb Miller0 4-- 
OC Dawsonc Johnston b Miller58 2105- 
*AD Noursec Hassett b Johnston24 1011- 
RA McLeanc Saggers b Walker26 712- 
JC Watkinsb Miller4 16-- 
I de Gersignyc Johnson b Miller13 351- 
HJ Tayfieldc Saggers b Miller0 1-- 
+RR Yuillc Noblet b Johnson9 261- 
A Tayfieldc Harvey b Johnson4 18-- 
LW Paynnot out0 9-- 
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(all out, 63.5 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (King), 2-4 (McGlew), 3-60 (Nourse), 4-109 (McLean), 5-116 (Watkins), 6-121 (Dawson), 7-121 (HJ Tayfield), 8-136 (de Gersigny), 9-140 (Yuill), 10-145 (A Tayfield, 63.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller13   1356--
Johnston9   2151--
Noblet14   4210--
Walker7   2131--
Loxton4   180--
Hassett1   030--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KA Archernot out50 1015- 
J Moroneyc Dawson b Payn24 323- 
SJE Loxtonnot out30 672- 
KR Millerdid not bat      
RN Harveydid not bat      
*AL Hassettdid not bat      
IWG Johnsondid not bat      
+RA Saggersdid not bat      
G Nobletdid not bat      
AK Walkerdid not bat      
WA Johnstondid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(1 wicket, 33 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-34 (Moroney)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watkins5   0130--
Dawson2   060--
Payn13   2401--
A Tayfield9   2220--
de Gersigny4   0230--

--> RR Yuill made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 4000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 30
--> RA McLean (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in First-Class matches
--> A Tayfield achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed IWG Johnson in the Australians first innings (previous best was 4-102)
--> A Tayfield achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Australians first innings