Western Province v Rhodesia
Currie Cup 1950/51
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 22nd, 23rd, 26th December 1950 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossRhodesia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWestern Province won by 6 wickets
PointsWestern Province 6; Rhodesia 0
UmpiresVJ Costello, M Opland
Close of play day 1Western Province (1) 133/7 (Innes 22*, Thwaits 14*)
Close of play day 2Rhodesia (2) 160/9 (Johnson 5*, Carew 0*)

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JMS Baldwinc Westcott b Lovell3     
JP Sierrab van Ryneveld20     
+C Harris hit wkt b Delport28     
JHA Wallacec Westcott b Delport12     
*PNF Mansellc and b Delport33     
CJ Pretorius hit wkt b Delport54     
CD Franklinlbw b Delport0     
JM Leibbrandtc Reid b Fuller50     
AS Carewb Delport10     
D Murrayc and b Delport5     
PE Johnsonnot out9     
Total(all out, 65.3 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-53, 3-63, 4-87, 5-110, 6-110, 7-204, 8-208, 9-218, 10-235 (65.3 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lovell12   2441--
Fuller8   4371--
Thwaits4   320--
van Ryneveld18   0871--

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Nelc Harris b Mansell42     
RJ Westcottc and b Mansell15     
*JE Cheethamb Mansell1     
CB van Ryneveldc Harris b Carew1     
WD Wilsonb Mansell20     
GAS Innesb Leibbrandt31     
+ABJ Reidc Leibbrandt b Mansell5     
ERH Fullerb Mansell8     
SA Thwaitsnot out71     
RF Delportb Leibbrandt12     
GGS Lovellc and b Mansell5     
Total(all out, 75.6 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-55, 3-56, 4-70, 5-89, 6-95, 7-107, 8-146, 9-162, 10-221 (75.6 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Murray12   2440--
Leibbrandt13   3382--
Carew26   9511--

Rhodesia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JP Sierrab Thwaits29     
JMS Baldwinb Fuller34     
+C Harrisc Reid b Fuller15     
JHA Wallacest Reid b Thwaits31     
*PNF Mansellc Delport b Lovell10     
CJ Pretoriusc Lovell b Thwaits17     
CD Franklinc Wilson b Thwaits3     
JM Leibbrandtc and b Thwaits0     
D Murrayb Thwaits4     
PE Johnsonnot out5     
AS Carewc Wilson b Delport0     
Total(all out, 95.6 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-77, 3-83, 4-103, 5-141, 6-146, 7-151, 8-155, 9-160, 10-161 (95.6 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lovell8   0201--
Fuller21   6352--
Thwaits27   16296--
van Ryneveld8   0270--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Nelc Mansell b Carew26     
RJ Westcottb Leibbrandt26     
*JE Cheethamc Sierra b Leibbrandt63     
CB van Ryneveldc Leibbrandt b Johnson44     
WD Wilsonnot out10     
GAS Innesnot out0     
+ABJ Reiddid not bat      
ERH Fullerdid not bat      
SA Thwaitsdid not bat      
RF Delportdid not bat      
GGS Lovelldid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 65.3 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-84, 3-155, 4-171
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Murray3   030--
Carew20   5401--
Mansell10   1330--
Johnson7   1181--

--> D Murray made his debut in First-Class matches
--> ERH Fuller made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RF Delport made his debut in First-Class matches
--> GGS Lovell made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CD Franklin made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> SA Thwaits (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> JMS Baldwin (2) passed his previous highest score of 25 in First-Class matches
--> JD Nel (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 20
--> RF Delport achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Rhodesia first innings
--> PNF Mansell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Western Province first innings (previous best was 7-112)