Transvaal v North Eastern Transvaal
Currie Cup 1952/53 (Section B)
VenueEllis Park, Johannesburg on 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossTransvaal won the toss and decided to field
ResultTransvaal won by 8 wickets
PointsTransvaal 6; North Eastern Transvaal 0
UmpiresWN Eksteen, AJ Morey
Close of play day 1North Eastern Transvaal (1) 273/9 (Blewett ?*, Smith ?*)
Close of play day 2Transvaal (1) 481/6 (Ward 39*, Maile 24*; 110 overs)

North Eastern Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MB Hofmeyrrun out38     
PC Daviesc Gibb b Bussell58     
A Dennisb Ironside6     
A Tayfieldlbw b Maile57     
SB Spiesc Bruorton b Bussell2     
GA Cresswellc Charnas b Taylor26     
CJ Formanc Bruorton b Ironside15     
JW Blewettnot out24     
BAL Wilesb Ironside1     
PS Heinelbw b Charnas29     
+RD Smithlbw b Taylor2     
Total(all out, 111.5 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-93, 3-110, 4-126, 5-180, 6-214, 7-226, 8-227, 9-272, 10-275 (111.5 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ironside35   7783--
Bussell21   3512--
Maile15   5431--
Charnas21   7401--
Winslow2   200--

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EAB Rowanc Dennis b Heine195     
AI Taylorc Wiles b Heine5     
SR Kimberc Spies b Heine1     
PL Winslowc and b Wiles1     
+PJM Gibbc Smith b Wiles203 332182 
DR Bruortonc and b Heine2     
JH Wardnot out39     
JBR Mailenot out25     
M Charnasdid not bat      
DEJ Ironsidedid not bat      
EP Busselldid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, declared, 110 overs)481
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-25, 3-30, 4-372, 5-381, 6-435
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine30   01304--
Wiles24   3782--
Blewett29   01280--
Tayfield27   21350--

North Eastern Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Daviesc Maile b Ironside2     
*MB Hofmeyrb Bussell94     
SB Spiesc Bruorton b Ironside30     
A Dennislbw b Ironside0     
A Tayfieldst Gibb b Bruorton3     
GA Cresswellc Ironside b Maile39     
CJ Formanc Ironside b Bussell9     
JW Blewettb Bussell0     
BAL Wilesc Bruorton b Bussell13     
PS Heineb Charnas26     
+RD Smithnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)16
Total(all out, 65.5 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-77, 3-92, 4-97, 5-156, 6-177, 7-177, 8-194, 9-230, 10-232 (65.5 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ironside16   3603--
Maile5   1201--
Taylor18   1670--
Charnas6   1191--
Bruorton10   3131--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Wardnot out10     
AI Taylorc Heine b Blewett8     
PL Winslowc Forman b Heine1     
DR Bruortonnot out8     
*EAB Rowandid not bat      
SR Kimberdid not bat      
+PJM Gibbdid not bat      
JBR Mailedid not bat      
M Charnasdid not bat      
DEJ Ironsidedid not bat      
EP Busselldid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(2 wickets, 6.2 overs)28
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Taylor), 2-17 (Winslow)
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blewett3   0111--

--> CJ Forman made his debut in First-Class matches
--> EP Bussell made his debut in First-Class matches
--> GA Cresswell made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> EP Bussell made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> PJM Gibb (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in First-Class matches
--> PJM Gibb (1) made his first century in First-Class matches