Transvaal v Natal
Currie Cup 1950/51
VenueEllis Park, Johannesburg on 23rd, 26th, 27th December 1950 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNatal won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsTransvaal 3; Natal 1
Umpires[unknown], D Davies
Close of play day 1Transvaal (1) 63/0 (Rowan 39*, Taylor 24*)
Close of play day 2Natal (1) 46/3 (de Gersigny 27*, McLean 5*)

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EAB Rowanst Williams b Smith51     
AI Taylorc Dowling b Smith44     
PL Winslowc Williams b Smith22     
JH Wardlbw b Tayfield38     
GM Fullertonc Williams b Tayfield37     
+WR Endeanrun out49     
AD Pinkertonc Tayfield b Watkins27     
A Tayfieldc Watkins b Tayfield18     
MG Melleb Tayfield5     
GWA Chubbc Nourse b Smith1     
DA Clarknot out3     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(all out, 134.4 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-89, 2-108, 3-121, 4-190, 5-197, 6-239, 7-277, 8-289, 9-290, 10-300 (134.4 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watkins12   2301--
Keith28   11530--
Tayfield50   14994--
Smith30   7744--
Dowling5   0170--

Natal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewc Pinkerton b Chubb7     
I de Gersignyc Fullerton b Tayfield40     
JC Watkinsc Tayfield b Chubb4     
*AD Nourselbw b Chubb0     
RA McLeanb Chubb11     
DF Dowlingst Endean b Chubb7     
HJ Keithrun out23     
HJ Tayfieldlbw b Melle41     
+RJ Williamsc Pinkerton b Chubb11     
VI Smithc Taylor b Chubb8     
CN McCarthynot out1     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 57 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-24, 3-24, 4-52, 5-62, 6-84, 7-117, 8-145, 9-158, 10-159 (57 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Melle14   2231--
Chubb19   3547--
Tayfield16   6321--
Clark8   0440--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AI Taylorc Watkins b Keith14     
+WR Endeanrun out31     
JH Wardlbw b Keith4     
PL Winslowrun out7     
GM Fullertonlbw b Keith0     
AD Pinkertonc Williams b Tayfield22     
A Tayfieldc sub b Keith5     
MG Melleb Keith0     
GWA Chubbnot out4     
DA Clarkc Keith b Tayfield0     
*EAB Rowannot out4     
Total(9 wickets, declared, 42 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-36, 3-50, 4-50, 5-63, 6-84, 7-84, 8-88, 9-88
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watkins7   1230--
Keith19   6275--
Tayfield6   282--
Smith10   2330--

Natal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
I de Gersignyc Tayfield b Chubb0     
DJ McGlewc Endean b Chubb0     
RA McLeanc Winslow b Melle3     
DF Dowlingnot out36     
HJ Keithnot out17     
JC Watkinsdid not bat      
*AD Noursedid not bat      
HJ Tayfielddid not bat      
+RJ Williamsdid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
CN McCarthydid not bat      
Extras(1 nb, 4 w)5
Total(3 wickets, 16 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-7, 3-7
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Melle5   1201--
Chubb6   2102--
Pinkerton3   1130--
Ward2   0130--

--> GWA Chubb achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Natal first innings (previous best was 5-35)
--> HJ Keith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Transvaal second innings (previous best was 3-20)
--> HJ Keith achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Transvaal second innings