Western Province v Transvaal
Currie Cup 1954/55 (Section A)
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 1st, 3rd, 4th January 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWestern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWestern Province 3; Transvaal 1
UmpiresDV Collins, S Collins
Close of play day 1Western Province (1) 316/7 (Millard ?*, Fox ?*)
Close of play day 2Transvaal (1) 222/6 (Funston 99*, A Tayfield 38*)

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Westcottc Endean b Taylor93     
KT Comminsc Endean b Ironside11     
GAS Innesc and b Mitchell24     
*CB van Ryneveldb Taylor44     
BD Pfaffrun out34     
AW Marshallc sub b C Tayfield32     
ERH Fullerb C Tayfield1     
DES Millardc Winslow b Taylor62     
JSM Foxb Ironside31     
+JH Ferrandib Taylor11     
SA Thwaitsnot out6     
Extras(23 b, 5 lb)28
Total(all out, 132.2 overs)377
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-79, 3-165, 4-186, 5-249, 6-254, 7-254, 8-325, 9-352, 10-377 (132.2 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock7   1200--
Ironside42   14812--
C Tayfield24   2792--
Mitchell13   0651--
A Tayfield21   8470--
Ritchie1   050--

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AI Taylorc Fox b Fuller5     
WR Endeanrun out11     
+JHB Waitec Ferrandi b Marshall12     
*KJ Funstonnot out136     
PL Winslowb van Ryneveld20     
C Tayfieldb van Ryneveld4     
GG Ritchiec Innes b van Ryneveld28     
A Tayfieldc Ferrandi b Fox38     
DH Mitchellc Commins b van Ryneveld10     
DEJ Ironsidest Ferrandi b van Ryneveld5     
NAT Adcockc Innes b van Ryneveld5     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 139.2 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-17, 3-71, 4-79, 5-89, 6-136, 7-229, 8-260, 9-266, 10-280 (139.2 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller35   9691--
Fox11   4151--
Marshall43   15781--
van Ryneveld37.291056--
Thwaits9   650--
Millard4   220--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Westcottc Waite b Adcock0     
KT Comminsrun out16     
GAS Innesc and b Taylor40     
*CB van Ryneveldc Mitchell b C Tayfield73     
BD Pfaffnot out15     
DES Millardnot out6     
AW Marshalldid not bat      
ERH Fullerdid not bat      
JSM Foxdid not bat      
+JH Ferrandidid not bat      
SA Thwaitsdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(4 wickets, declared, 41.7 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-28, 3-114, 4-145
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock11   3301--
C Tayfield6   1221--
Mitchell6   0260--
A Tayfield4   0210--
Taylor2   081--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Endeanc Innes b Fuller6     
PL Winslowlbw b Fuller26     
AI Taylornot out28     
C Tayfieldc Westcott b van Ryneveld4     
GG Ritchieb van Ryneveld8     
A Tayfieldnot out40     
+JHB Waitedid not bat      
*KJ Funstondid not bat      
DH Mitchelldid not bat      
DEJ Ironsidedid not bat      
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, 34 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-35, 3-41, 4-61
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller5   1222--
Fox4   0130--
Marshall6   1160--
van Ryneveld7   1352--
Thwaits9   5190--
Millard2   110--
Westcott1   060--

--> JSM Fox made his debut in First-Class matches
--> KJ Funston (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 88
--> A Tayfield (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 14
--> AI Taylor achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Western Province first innings (previous best was 4-81)