Western Province v Orange Free State
Currie Cup 1952/53 (Section A)
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 26th, 27th, 29th December 1952 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossOrange Free State won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWestern Province won by an innings and 90 runs
PointsWestern Province 6; Orange Free State 0
UmpiresDV Collins, GH Eckard
Close of play day 1Western Province (1) 104/1 (Nicholson 61*, Nel 10*)
Close of play day 2Orange Free State (2) 93/4 (Koch 43*, Hansen 11*)

Orange Free State first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SL Hansonrun out50     
EL Johnstonec Ferrandi b Hanley13     
LB Kochc Jaffer b Hanley6     
RC le Sueurlbw b Hanley48     
AL Parkerc Nel b Hanley42     
HF Wrightc Roy b Hanley0     
+H Corneliusc Ferrandi b Roy4     
ETE Hansenb Hanley38     
*LTD Tuckettb Roy17     
KL Gibbsc Roy b Witte2     
JR Liddlenot out8     
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-50, 3-117, 4-131, 5-131, 6-145, 7-170, 8-200, 9-213, 10-235 (97.3 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Witte25   6431--
Roy25   8602--
Davis13   2460--
Marshall3   0130--
Pfaff3   130--

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PS Nicholsonc Liddle b Wright100 2189- 
RJ Westcottc le Sueur b Liddle29     
*JD Nelc Cornelius b Gibbs36     
AW Marshallc and b le Sueur48     
PD Jafferlbw b Gibbs128  9- 
HNP Royb Hansen18     
BD Pfaffb Tuckett76 80   
+JH Ferrandinot out11     
MA Hanleyb Gibbs3     
RP Davisnot out9     
EV Wittedid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared, 122 overs)484
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-148, 3-201, 4-260, 5-298, 6-459, 7-461, 8-467
Orange Free State bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibbs28   21153--
Tuckett17   1701--
Wright27   31061--
Liddle32   9951--
Hansen16   3651--
le Sueur2   071--

Orange Free State second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SL Hansonc Pfaff b Roy7     
EL Johnstonec Ferrandi b Davis28     
LB Kochb Hanley55 126   
RC le Sueurb Davis0     
AL Parkerb Davis0     
ETE Hansenb Hanley18     
HF Wrightc Nicholson b Hanley2     
+H Corneliusc Nicholson b Hanley14     
*LTD Tuckettb Hanley25     
KL Gibbsc Nicholson b Hanley0     
JR Liddlenot out1     
Total(all out, 59.3 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-67, 3-67, 4-67, 5-102, 6-108, 7-119, 8-151, 9-158, 10-159 (59.3 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Witte6   0260--
Roy7   1231--
Davis18   7253--
Marshall3   170--
Nicholson1   040--

--> HNP Roy made his debut in First-Class matches
--> AL Parker (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in First-Class matches
--> PS Nicholson (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in First-Class matches
--> PS Nicholson (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> PD Jaffer (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in First-Class matches
--> PD Jaffer (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> PD Jaffer (1) 100 in 135 minutes
--> BD Pfaff (1) passed his previous highest score of 62 in First-Class matches
--> RP Davis achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Orange Free State second innings (previous best was 1-31)
--> MA Hanley reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Orange Free State second innings