Border v North Eastern Transvaal
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section B)
VenueJan Smuts Ground, East London on 6th, 7th, 9th January 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorth Eastern Transvaal won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBorder won by 6 wickets
PointsBorder 6; North Eastern Transvaal 0
UmpiresRJ Capstick, RH Smith
Close of play day 1Border (1) 52/1 (TJRS Geach 31*, Fenner 21*)
Close of play day 2North Eastern Transvaal (2) 140/6 (JH Richardson 18*, Burke 24*)

North Eastern Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Davieslbw b Nel38     
FA Seyfriedc Fenner b During5     
TH Woolleylbw b Schreiber41     
PG Thornec Dawson b Nel1     
*RA Richardsonb Knott83 210   
JH Claassensb Dawson8     
+JH Richardsonst Price b Schreiber23     
SF Burkeb Schreiber4     
B McLuckieb During15     
CD Abramslbw b Knott5     
GV Middlewicknot out14     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 105.1 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-80, 3-81, 4-114, 5-138, 6-181, 7-191, 8-223, 9-224, 10-243 (105.1 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
During9   5202--
Dawson14   6201--
Schreiber33   19403--
Nel28   21072--
Fenner4   0100--

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TJRS Geachlbw b Burke88     
KH Johnsonb Middlewick0     
D Fennerc Abrams b Middlewick22     
*KN Kirtonc JH Richardson b McLuckie34     
OC Dawsonc JH Richardson b Seyfried19     
RI Geachlbw b Burke35     
DN Duringc Abrams b Seyfried6     
EF Schreiberb Middlewick6     
S Knottb Middlewick5     
FE Nelnot out7     
+JMG Pricec Thorne b Burke24     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 86.5 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-67, 3-134, 4-162, 5-182, 6-209, 7-210, 8-217, 9-226, 10-255 (86.5 ov)
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Middlewick21   5704--
McLuckie24   4521--
Abrams11   4280--
Seyfried8   2342--

North Eastern Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Daviesc RI Geach b Knott011-- 
FA Seyfriedb Schreiber23     
TH Woolleylbw b Schreiber38     
PG Thornec Dawson b Schreiber26     
*RA Richardsonc and b Nel1     
JH Claassensst Price b Schreiber13     
+JH Richardsonc Dawson b Schreiber19     
SF Burkec and b Schreiber32     
B McLuckiec RI Geach b Schreiber3     
CD Abramsc Price b Dawson0     
GV Middlewicknot out1     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-51, 3-85, 4-90, 5-103, 6-108, 7-156, 8-160, 9-160, 10-162 (67.3 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knott7   1291--
During4   170--
Schreiber29   13437--
Nel21   3691--

Border second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TJRS Geachlbw b Abrams24     
KH Johnsonc Middlewick b Burke28     
D Fennerc McLuckie b Abrams38     
*KN Kirtonnot out27     
OC Dawsonc Seyfried b Abrams25     
RI Geachnot out10     
DN Duringdid not bat      
EF Schreiberdid not bat      
S Knottdid not bat      
FE Neldid not bat      
+JMG Pricedid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 39 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-61, 3-104, 4-141
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Middlewick2   090--
Burke10   1331--
McLuckie8   3200--
Abrams14   0663--
Seyfried5   0240--

--> FE Nel made his debut in First-Class matches
--> JH Claassens made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> B McLuckie made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> FE Nel made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> PC Davies (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 32
--> TJRS Geach (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in First-Class matches
--> D Fenner (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 5
--> S Knott (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> JMG Price (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in First-Class matches
--> SF Burke (2) passed his previous highest score of 12 in First-Class matches
--> EF Schreiber achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the North Eastern Transvaal second innings (previous best was 5-49)