Griqualand West v Rhodesia
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section B)
VenueDe Beers Stadium, Kimberley on 6th, 7th, 9th January 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossGriqualand West won the toss and decided to field
ResultRhodesia won by an innings and 51 runs
PointsGriqualand West 0; Rhodesia 6
UmpiresJR Charlton, CB Haberfeld
Close of play day 1Rhodesia (1) 338/5 (Mansell 130*, Arnott 0*)
Close of play day 2Griqualand West (2) 0/1 (Roux 0*, Gloak 0*)

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D O'Connell-Jonesc and b Waddington71     
JMS Baldwinlbw b Waddington65     
CAR Duckworthb Drury0     
*DJ Lewisc sub b de Villiers63     
PNF Mansellc Helfrich b de Villiers154     
MW Davieslbw b Helfrich9     
CB Kempb de Villiers1     
+DB Arnottb Helfrich30     
RW Coventryc and b Helfrich42     
GB Lawrencec Helfrich b Drury36     
MD Slavennot out4     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)8
Total(all out, 141 overs)483
Fall of wickets:
1-140, 2-143, 3-143, 4-308, 5-329, 6-374, 7-432, 8-436, 9-456, 10-483 (141 ov)
Griqualand West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
English19   3720--
Helfrich18   2863--
Waddington53   101322--
de Villiers29   11063--
Drury14   2492--
Lee8   2300--

Griqualand West first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+EJ Smithc Baldwin b Lawrence5     
RA Evansc Coventry b Lawrence14     
PF Rouxc Mansell b Lawrence25     
EJ Draperb Mansell21     
CD Helfrichc +Duckworth b Mansell25     
D de Villiersb Lawrence16     
D Leec +Duckworth b Coventry36     
LH Druryb Mansell3     
RL Gloaknot out30     
*JE Waddingtonc O'Connell-Jones b Kemp8     
CR Englishc sub b Mansell13     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 78.7 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-43, 3-48, 4-83, 5-92, 6-120, 7-123, 8-154, 9-173, 10-205 (78.7 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawrence15   3294--
Coventry9   1341--
Slaven17   5300--
Kemp12   3351--

Griqualand West second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Evansb Lawrence0     
PF Rouxb Lawrence0     
RL Gloaklbw b Lawrence26     
EJ Draperst +Duckworth b Kemp98     
CD Helfrichc Baldwin b Coventry8     
D de Villierslbw b Coventry6     
D Leec O'Connell-Jones b Coventry38     
LH Druryb Mansell28     
+EJ Smithc Baldwin b Mansell4     
*JE Waddingtonlbw b Slaven2     
CR Englishnot out5     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 89 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-84, 4-112, 5-128, 6-153, 7-215, 8-220, 9-221, 10-227 (89 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawrence19   6373--
Coventry17   3393--
Mansell30   7692--
Slaven11   5121--
Kemp8   0491--
Lewis4   190--

--> JMS Baldwin (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in First-Class matches
--> DJ Lewis (1) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 24
--> PNF Mansell (1) passed his previous highest score of 148 in First-Class matches
--> GB Lawrence (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in First-Class matches
--> D de Villiers achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Rhodesia first innings (previous best was 1-81)
--> GB Lawrence achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Griqualand West first innings (previous best was 3-24)
--> PNF Mansell reached 250 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Griqualand West second innings
--> MW Davies retired hurt in the Rhodesia first innings having scored 1 (team had lost 4 wickets) - he returned when the score was 436/8

CAR Duckworth kept wicket for Rhodesia as Arnott injured a hand when batting