North Eastern Transvaal v Rhodesia
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section B)
VenueBerea Park, Pretoria on 13th, 14th January 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorth Eastern Transvaal won the toss and decided to bat
ResultRhodesia won by 6 wickets
PointsNorth Eastern Transvaal 0; Rhodesia 6
UmpiresCD Coote, B Hough
Close of play day 1Rhodesia (1) 138/6 (Davies 42*, Dickinson 25*)

North Eastern Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Daviesc Duckworth b Partridge9     
FA Seyfriedb Partridge0     
TH Woolleyc Duckworth b Partridge11     
PG Thornec Lawrence b Coventry15     
*RA Richardsonb Partridge4     
+JH Richardsonb Slaven21     
SF Burkenot out92     
BAL Wilesb Slaven12     
IW Shearerc Baldwin b Coventry0     
CD Abramsb Coventry44     
GV Middlewickc Duckworth b Lawrence7     
Extras(6 b, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-15, 3-20, 4-33, 5-46, 6-105, 7-121, 8-203, 9-203, 10-222 (58.2 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge18   3674--
Coventry9   3263--
Slaven13   4422--
Dickinson3   0260--
Kemp2   0220--

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D O'Connell-Jonesc Shearer b Middlewick10     
JMS Baldwinb Wiles13     
+CAR Duckworthlbw b Wiles20     
*DJ Lewisc JH Richardson b Wiles14     
MW Daviesc Seyfried b Middlewick42     
CB Kempb Wiles6     
VEJ Dickinsonb Wiles27     
RW Coventryb Wiles0     
GB Lawrencelbw b Middlewick3     
JT Partridgeb Middlewick0     
MD Slavennot out0     
Extras(9 b)9
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-33, 3-55, 4-61, 5-70, 6-70, 7-138, 8-142, 9-142, 10-144 (48.3 ov)
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burke13   4290--
Middlewick11   4194--
Seyfried4   290--
Shearer3   0170--
Abrams1   030--

North Eastern Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Seyfriedc Duckworth b Lawrence0     
PC Daviesc Duckworth b Partridge9     
TH Woolleyc Coventry b Partridge3     
*RA Richardsonb Lawrence1     
+JH Richardsonc Kemp b Partridge13     
PG Thornec Baldwin b Partridge0     
SF Burkerun out8     
BAL Wilesc Davies b Partridge0     
CD Abramsnot out6     
IW Shearerrun out1     
GV Middlewickc O'Connell-Jones b Partridge1     
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 23.4 overs)44
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-3, 3-9, 4-23, 5-23, 6-31, 7-35, 8-35, 9-36, 10-44 (23.4 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawrence12   4292--

Rhodesia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JMS Baldwinrun out17     
D O'Connell-Jonesb Wiles6     
RW Coventryc Wiles b Middlewick18     
+CAR Duckworthnot out39     
*DJ Lewisc JH Richardson b Burke26     
MW Daviesnot out17     
CB Kempdid not bat      
VEJ Dickinsondid not bat      
GB Lawrencedid not bat      
JT Partridgedid not bat      
MD Slavendid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 31.7 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-41, 3-41, 4-88
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burke9   4131--
Middlewick8   1321--
Seyfried2   090--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> VEJ Dickinson made his debut in First-Class matches
--> BAL Wiles made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> IW Shearer made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> CB Kemp made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> MD Slaven made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> SF Burke (1) passed his previous highest score of 32 in First-Class matches
--> CD Abrams (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in First-Class matches
--> CAR Duckworth (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 29