North Eastern Transvaal v Rhodesia
Currie Cup 1952/53 (Section B)
VenueCaledonian Stadium, Pretoria on 26th, 27th, 29th December 1952 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorth Eastern Transvaal won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorth Eastern Transvaal 1; Rhodesia 3
UmpiresHR Brown, CD Coote
Close of play day 1Rhodesia (1) 75/2 (Carew 29*, Roothman 28*)
Close of play day 2North Eastern Transvaal (2) 70/1 (Davies 26*, Spies 6*)

North Eastern Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Daviesc Lawrence b McBride126 335   
*MB Hofmeyrc Roothman b McBride10     
SB Spieslbw b McBride2     
A Dennisc Lawrence b Partridge1     
JH Claassensb Partridge4     
GA Cresswellrun out0     
JW Blewettc Lawrence b McBride84     
BAL Wilesc Lawrence b Partridge2     
PS Heineb Partridge8     
+RD Smithb Partridge0     
BT Avisnot out37  61 
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 335 minutes, 81.5 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Hofmeyr), 2-20 (Spies), 3-25 (Dennis), 4-39 (Claassens), 5-39 (Cresswell), 6-177 (Blewett), 7-184 (Wiles), 8-198 (Heine), 9-198 (Smith), 10-285 (Davies, 81.5 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge29   2765--
Lawrence11   3350--
Johnson16   5440--
Carew7   0400--

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Carewc and b Wiles179  16- 
DPK Dellc Davies b Wiles10     
TA Chapmanc Smith b Wiles4     
JB Roothmanc Heine b Wiles35     
DJ Lewisst Smith b Avis88     
*DW Reesb Wiles60     
+C Harrisb Avis0     
BJ McBridelbw b Blewett6     
GB Lawrencelbw b Wiles5     
JT Partridgeb Heine0     
PE Johnsonnot out2     
Extras(5 b, 9 lb)14
Total(all out, 104.5 overs)403
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-29, 3-98, 4-285, 5-285, 6-378, 7-392, 8-396, 9-400, 10-403 (104.5 ov)
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine23   1941--
Blewett20   4691--
Avis21   3772--
Spies2   0140--

North Eastern Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Daviesc Harris b McBride43     
*MB Hofmeyrc Roothman b Lawrence37     
SB Spiesc Lawrence b Johnson36     
A Dennislbw b Lawrence34     
JH Claassensb McBride5     
GA Cresswelllbw b McBride0     
JW Blewettc Harris b McBride5     
BAL Wilesrun out49     
BT Avisc Harris b Lawrence2     
PS Heineb McBride28     
+RD Smithnot out17     
Extras(3 b, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 87.6 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-108, 3-125, 4-143, 5-143, 6-165, 7-165, 8-178, 9-221, 10-261 (87.6 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge29   8900--
McBride23   1845--
Johnson8   3271--

Rhodesia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DPK Dellnot out41     
BJ Carewc Spies b Heine0     
TA Chapmanc Hofmeyr b Heine7     
JB Roothmanlbw b Heine24     
DJ Lewisc Heine b Wiles0     
*DW Reesb Wiles2     
+C Harrisnot out1     
BJ McBridedid not bat      
GB Lawrencedid not bat      
JT Partridgedid not bat      
PE Johnsondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(5 wickets, 18 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Carew), 2-11 (Chapman), 3-62 (Roothman), 4-71 (Lewis), 5-73 (Rees)
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine9   0403--
Wiles9   0352--

--> JH Claassens made his debut in First-Class matches
--> BT Avis made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> JB Roothman made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> BT Avis (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in First-Class matches
--> BJ Carew (1) passed his previous highest score of 107 in First-Class matches
--> DPK Dell (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in First-Class matches
--> BJ McBride achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the North Eastern Transvaal second innings (previous best was 4-62)
--> BJ McBride achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the North Eastern Transvaal second innings