Western Province v Transvaal
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section A)
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 17th, 19th, 20th December 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWestern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWestern Province won by 61 runs
PointsWestern Province 6; Transvaal 0
UmpiresS Collins, VJ Costello
Close of play day 1Western Province (1) 277 all out
Close of play day 2Western Province (2) 55/5 (van Ryneveld 17*)

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Westcottlbw b A Tayfield83     
KT Comminsc Waite b Heine4     
GAS Innesc Waite b Heine10     
AJ Pitheyc A Tayfield b Adcock73     
RR MacDonaldlbw b Ironside45     
*CB van Ryneveldc Heine b Adcock2     
HNP Royb Heine7     
JBR Maileb Ironside14     
+JH Ferrandib Heine1     
ERH Fullerb Heine30     
JR Liddlenot out2     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)6
Total(all out, 86.3 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-24, 3-146, 4-213, 5-215, 6-230, 7-230, 8-231, 9-261, 10-277 (86.3 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock20   4562--
Ironside20   2782--
Charnas12   7140--
C Tayfield5   190--
Taylor5   0120--
A Tayfield7   1301--

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Tayfieldc Pithey b Liddle35     
*AI Taylorrun out26     
WR Endeanc MacDonald b Liddle36     
KJ Funstonc Westcott b Liddle2     
+JHB Waiteb Maile21     
GG Ritchiec Ferrandi b Liddle3     
C Tayfieldb van Ryneveld29     
PS Heinec Innes b Liddle5     
M Charnasc Commins b Liddle13     
NAT Adcockb Liddle2     
DEJ Ironsidenot out0     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb)10
Total(all out, 91.6 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-76, 3-82, 4-113, 5-120, 6-142, 7-149, 8-172, 9-182, 10-182 (91.6 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller15   1310--
Roy7   3180--
van Ryneveld9   1281--
Maile23   11231--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KT Comminsrun out6     
RJ Westcottc Endean b Adcock12     
AJ Pitheyc Waite b Heine0     
GAS Innesb Heine5     
*CB van Ryneveldc Adcock b Ironside80     
RR MacDonaldc Waite b Heine13     
JBR Maileb Ironside11     
HNP Royb Ironside5     
+JH Ferrandic Endean b Heine7     
ERH Fullerb Heine24     
JR Liddlenot out4     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-12, 3-23, 4-24, 5-55, 6-62, 7-105, 8-116, 9-160, 10-176 (55.4 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock9   1261--
Ironside19   3503--
Charnas6   1130--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AI Taylorb Roy22     
A Tayfieldb Liddle16     
WR Endeannot out91 18092 
KJ Funstonc Ferrandi b Roy0     
+JHB Waitest Ferrandi b Liddle9     
C Tayfieldb Liddle3     
PS Heinec Westcott b van Ryneveld9     
GG Ritchiec Roy b van Ryneveld15     
M Charnasb van Ryneveld22     
NAT Adcocklbw b van Ryneveld4     
DEJ Ironsidelbw b Fuller10     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 70 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-33, 3-39, 4-61, 5-67, 6-76, 7-105, 8-146, 9-150, 10-210 (70 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller6   0221--
Roy8   1222--
Liddle28   10643--
van Ryneveld25   3934--
Maile3   300--

--> KT Commins (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> RR MacDonald (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in First-Class matches
--> JR Liddle achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Transvaal first innings (previous best was 7-93)
--> JR Liddle reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Transvaal second innings