Transvaal v Border
Currie Cup 1952/53 (Section B)
VenueEllis Park, Johannesburg on 24th, 26th December 1952 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossTransvaal won the toss and decided to field
ResultTransvaal won by an innings and 79 runs
PointsTransvaal 6; Border 0
UmpiresA Birkett, LG Stacey
Close of play day 1Transvaal (1) 277/1 (Taylor 116*, Winslow 1*)

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+HS Laceyc Ironside b Taylor12     
CJR Bainesc Charnas b Ironside21     
WM Taintonc Taylor b Ironside9     
KN Kirtonb Ironside0     
D Fennerlbw b Ironside0     
*AW Hicksst Gibb b Ironside2     
JG Forbesc and b Charnas18     
DN Duringb Charnas7     
DV Kempc Gibb b Ironside6     
S Knottb Ironside0     
KI Haynot out3     
Total(all out, 44.4 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-43, 3-43, 4-43, 5-47, 6-70, 7-83, 8-90, 9-90, 10-96 (44.4 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock9   3150--
Maile1   010--
Taylor10   4151--
Charnas3   0112--

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EAB Rowanc Lacey b Tainton157 159   
AI Taylorlbw b Baines164 220   
PL Winslowc Forbes b Tainton10     
SR Kimberc Lacey b Hay38     
JH Wardnot out23     
JBR Mailenot out10     
DR Bruortondid not bat      
+PJM Gibbdid not bat      
M Charnasdid not bat      
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
DEJ Ironsidedid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, declared, 235 minutes, 71 overs)406
Fall of wickets:
1-274, 2-294, 3-372, 4-374
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knott13   0860--
Hicks8   0340--
Hay11   0661--
Baines13   1721--
Tainton19   0972--
Fenner2   0170--
Forbes2   0180--
Kirton3   0120--

Border second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+HS Laceyc Bruorton b Maile27     
CJR Bainesb Adcock30     
WM Taintonc Bruorton b Ironside0     
KN Kirtonc Rowan b Adcock20     
D Fennernot out64 150   
*AW Hicksb Charnas7     
JG Forbesc Gibb b Charnas0     
DN Duringc Bruorton b Ironside47     
DV Kempc sub b Maile11     
S Knottst Gibb b Taylor11     
KI Hayb Taylor0     
Total(all out, 70.5 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-46, 3-73, 4-92, 5-106, 6-106, 7-188, 8-207, 9-231, 10-231 (70.5 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ironside24   2782--
Adcock13   0492--
Maile12   1362--
Charnas16   3382--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> CJR Baines made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> JG Forbes made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> HS Lacey (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 12
--> EAB Rowan (1) 100 in 109 minutes
--> EAB Rowan (1) passed 11000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 116
--> AI Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 105 in First-Class matches
--> CJR Baines (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in First-Class matches
--> DEJ Ironside achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Border first innings (previous best was 6-29)