Rhodesia v North Eastern Transvaal
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section B)
VenueQueens Sports Club, Bulawayo on 26th, 27th, 28th November 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossRhodesia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultRhodesia won by an innings and 19 runs
PointsRhodesia 6; North Eastern Transvaal 0
UmpiresH Fox, GF Preece
Close of play day 1Rhodesia (1) 419/4 (Lewis ?*, Davies ?*)
Close of play day 2North Eastern Transvaal (1) 283/7 (Player 18*, Jeffrey 9*)

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D O'Connell-Jonesb Shearer82     
JMS Baldwinb Middlewick59     
CAR Duckworthc JH Richardson b Burke32     
PNF Mansellc Shearer b Seyfried29     
*DJ Lewisc Jeffrey b Burke135     
MW Daviesc JH Richardson b Burke85     
RW Coventryb Jeffrey4     
CB Kempnot out14     
+DB Arnottnot out7     
GB Lawrencedid not bat      
JT Partridgedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 8 nb)21
Total(7 wickets, declared, 106 overs)468
Fall of wickets:
1-130, 2-186, 3-188, 4-242, 5-424, 6-441, 7-455
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Middlewick10   1461--
Jeffrey31   31201--
Seyfried23   3931--
Burke29   01113--
Shearer13   0771--

North Eastern Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Daviesc Baldwin b Lawrence14     
PC Urenc Mansell b Lewis53     
TH Woolleyc Duckworth b Mansell116     
+JH Richardsonst Arnott b Mansell4     
*RA Richardsonb Lawrence32     
FA Seyfriedc Arnott b Lawrence3     
SF Burkerun out8     
DR Playernot out34     
SG Jeffreyc Arnott b Lewis10     
GV Middlewickc Davies b Mansell6     
IW Shearerb Mansell1     
Extras(19 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)29
Total(all out, 108.3 overs)310
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-155, 3-166, 4-204, 5-208, 6-220, 7-268, 8-283, 9-292, 10-310 (108.3 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge18   3480--
Lawrence20   2583--
Coventry26   5620--
Kemp3   150--
Lewis8   2192--

North Eastern Transvaal second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Daviesc Lawrence b Kemp29     
PC Urenb Lawrence0     
FA Seyfriedc Arnott b Lawrence2     
+JH Richardsonb Coventry12     
*RA Richardsonc Coventry b Lewis42     
TH Woolleyc Arnott b Mansell15     
SF Burkec Coventry b Kemp11     
SG Jeffreyc Arnott b Kemp4     
IW Shearerlbw b Mansell16     
GV Middlewicknot out3     
DR Playerabsent ill
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 61.7 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-21, 3-81, 4-91, 5-110, 6-110, 7-119, 8-136, 9-139 (61.7 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge10   6150--
Lawrence14   7172--
Coventry8   3111--
Kemp14   1633--
Lewis6   481--

--> DR Player made his debut in First-Class matches
--> JMS Baldwin (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in First-Class matches
--> PC Uren (1) passed his previous highest score of 47 in First-Class matches
--> TH Woolley (1) passed his previous highest score of 86 in First-Class matches
--> TH Woolley (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> RA Richardson (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 41
--> SF Burke achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Rhodesia first innings (previous best was 1-80)
--> CB Kemp achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the North Eastern Transvaal second innings (previous best was 0-5)