Border v Transvaal
Currie Cup 1952/53 (Section B)
VenueJan Smuts Ground, East London on 16th, 17th January 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossBorder won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBorder won by an innings and 3 runs
PointsBorder 6; Transvaal 0
UmpiresAL Haiden, JE Roach
Close of play day 1Transvaal (1) 17/0 (Rowan 3*, Stein 14*)

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AW Hicksc Ironside b Pinkerton47     
HS Laceyc Gibb b Charnas33     
OC Dawsonc Winslow b Clark182  24- 
KN Kirtonc Gibb b Ironside26     
RR Phillipslbw b Ironside64     
D Fennerc Winslow b Ironside9     
HVL Whitfieldlbw b Clark34     
CE Snymanc Ironside b Clark7     
+AV Hayesst Gibb b Clark10     
S Knottc Gibb b Charnas19     
WR Chalmersnot out0     
Total(all out, 115.2 overs)442
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-90, 3-151, 4-277, 5-291, 6-368, 7-382, 8-418, 9-442, 10-442 (115.2 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock15   1670--
Ironside24   6763--
Pinkerton25   3501--
Clark22   01154--
Winslow4   0230--
Bruorton6   0350--

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EAB Rowanc Hicks b Snyman38     
GH Steinb Knott19     
PL Winslowc Kirton b Snyman22     
SR Kimberc Hayes b Hicks90     
+PJM Gibbb Fenner28     
AD Pinkertonc Dawson b Knott5     
DR Bruortonb Snyman34     
M Charnasc Chalmers b Snyman1     
DA Clarkc and b Snyman4     
NAT Adcocknot out1     
DEJ Ironsidelbw b Hicks0     
Total(all out, 75.6 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-73, 3-89, 4-146, 5-176, 6-233, 7-236, 8-246, 9-248, 10-249 (75.6 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knott19   3592--
Dawson11   2340--
Snyman18   0665--
Chalmers14   4490--
Fenner6   1131--

Transvaal second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*EAB Rowanlbw b Fenner69     
GH Steinlbw b Dawson4     
PL Winslowc Hayes b Snyman31     
DR Bruortonlbw b Fenner17     
+PJM Gibbrun out15     
AD Pinkertonc Dawson b Fenner18     
SR Kimberb Knott0     
DA Clarkb Knott14     
M Charnasnot out10     
NAT Adcockc Phillips b Fenner0     
DEJ Ironsidelbw b Knott10     
Total(all out, 43 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-69, 3-120, 4-121, 5-148, 6-148, 7-158, 8-169, 9-170, 10-190 (43 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knott12   3473--
Hicks2   0180--
Dawson3   0211--
Snyman11   5391--
Chalmers6   0230--
Fenner9   0404--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> DR Bruorton made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> OC Dawson (1) passed his previous highest score of 166 in First-Class matches
--> EAB Rowan (2) passed 11500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 69
--> CE Snyman achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Transvaal first innings (previous best was 3-37)
--> CE Snyman achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Transvaal first innings