Transvaal v Natal
Currie Cup 1951/52 (Section A)
VenueEllis Park, Johannesburg on 24th, 26th, 27th December 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultNatal won by 8 wickets
PointsTransvaal 0; Natal 6
Close of play day 1Natal (1) 106/3 (Keith 56*, McLean 0*)
Close of play day 2Transvaal (2) 127/3 (Bruorton 52*, C Tayfield 7*)

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EAB Rowanlbw b Tayfield64 2108- 
RC Wittec Kaplan b Watkins4     
BH Crewsc de Gersigny b Tayfield15     
DR Bruortonc Kaplan b Tayfield32     
C Tayfieldb Watkins6     
PL Winslowc Watkins b Tayfield8     
A Tayfieldrun out1     
A Nickelb Tayfield3     
+WDB Kiddc Watkins b Tayfield1     
DAC Stewartrun out2     
HSJ Mullernot out4     
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-24, 3-77, 4-87, 5-114, 6-133, 7-133, 8-138, 9-139, 10-143 (77.3 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Markham5   0160--
Watkins7   2262--
Dowling5   1190--
Keith23   12270--
Upton6   360--

Natal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DJ McGlewb Muller18     
I de Gersignyc A Tayfield b Stewart3     
HJ Keithc Nickel b A Tayfield193 404212 
DF Dowlingc Winslow b C Tayfield28     
RA McLeanb C Tayfield35     
JC Watkinslbw b A Tayfield0     
PH Holmanb Nickel31     
AL Uptonlbw b C Tayfield12     
HJ Tayfieldb A Tayfield23     
+JM Kaplanc Kidd b C Tayfield0     
NE Markhamnot out0     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb)10
Total(all out, 110.4 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-34, 3-106, 4-171, 5-172, 6-241, 7-283, 8-340, 9-341, 10-353 (110.4 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stewart15   2441--
Nickel13   2581--
A Tayfield31.49893--
Muller19   5601--
Crews4   0200--
C Tayfield25   5614--
Bruorton3   1110--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EAB Rowanc de Gersigny b Watkins35     
RC Wittec Dowling b Tayfield21     
BH Crewsc Keith b Tayfield9     
DR Bruortonc Kaplan b Watkins83     
C Tayfieldc Watkins b Markham70     
A Tayfieldb Watkins13     
A Nickelc McGlew b Tayfield14     
+WDB Kiddb Tayfield7     
DAC Stewartnot out1     
HSJ Mullerc Watkins b Tayfield4     
PL Winslowabsent hurt
Extras(5 b, 8 nb, 3 w)16
Total(all out, 101.7 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-70, 3-97, 4-181, 5-215, 6-226, 7-242, 8-269, 9-273 (101.7 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watkins31   9553--
Dowling1   020--
Tayfield37   41015--
Keith11   5140--
Upton4   0170--

Natal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DJ McGlewc Nickel b C Tayfield9     
I de Gersignynot out32     
HJ Keithc Stewart b Nickel5     
DF Dowlingnot out16     
RA McLeandid not bat      
JC Watkinsdid not bat      
PH Holmandid not bat      
AL Uptondid not bat      
HJ Tayfielddid not bat      
+JM Kaplandid not bat      
NE Markhamdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 18 overs)64
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (McGlew), 2-27 (Keith)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stewart5   0150--
Nickel4   1131--
Muller3   080--
C Tayfield6   0261--

--> RC Witte made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> WDB Kidd made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> HJ Keith (1) passed his previous highest score of 63 in First-Class matches
--> HJ Keith (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> PH Holman (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in First-Class matches
--> A Tayfield reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Natal first innings