Griqualand West v Border
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section B)
VenueDe Beers Stadium, Kimberley on 10th, 11th, 13th February 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossGriqualand West won the toss and decided to field
ResultGriqualand West won by 4 wickets
PointsGriqualand West 6; Border 0
UmpiresAJ Minogue, WEH Vincent
Close of play day 1Griqualand West (1) 167/8 (Smith 12*, Waddington 11*)
Close of play day 2Griqualand West (2) 125/4 (Helfrich 60*, Gloak 5*)

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RI Geachc Draper b de Villiers29     
*KN Kirtonc Gloak b Draper5     
D Fennerb English4     
WS Farrerc and b Draper2     
RK Thorneb Draper6     
EF Schreiberrun out26     
S Knottc Smith b de Villiers62     
EF Witherdenc Waddington b de Villiers18     
KI Haynot out25     
+JMG Pricerun out18     
WR Chalmersc Smith b English5     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 52.3 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-21, 3-26, 4-32, 5-48, 6-104, 7-148, 8-148, 9-177, 10-211 (52.3 ov)
Griqualand West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Draper7   1253--
de Villiers14   3613--
Lee2   0130--
Waddington9   3270--
Drury5   1170--

Griqualand West first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Evansb Schreiber16     
PF Rouxc Geach b Hay0     
CD Helfrichc Thorne b Schreiber21     
EJ Draperc Fenner b Schreiber6     
D Leec Thorne b Schreiber38     
RL Gloakb Witherden38     
LH Druryc Kirton b Schreiber2     
D de Villiersrun out9     
+EJ Smithlbw b Schreiber12     
*JE Waddingtonnot out20     
CR Englishb Knott32     
Extras(6 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 82 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-38, 3-45, 4-46, 5-111, 6-116, 7-141, 8-144, 9-167, 10-208 (82 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knott10   1271--
Hay13   4341--
Thorne4   150--
Chalmers4   0170--
Witherden17   6281--
Farrer2   110--
Schreiber31   5776--
Fenner1   050--

Border second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RI Geachc Helfrich b English0     
KI Hayc Gloak b English5     
D Fennerc Helfrich b English6     
*KN Kirtonst Smith b de Villiers45     
WS Farrerc and b Lee19     
RK Thorneb English22     
EF Schreiberb English0     
S Knottc Smith b Lee62     
EF Witherdenb English28     
+JMG Priceb English0     
WR Chalmersnot out1     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 53.1 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-6, 3-17, 4-57, 5-87, 6-87, 7-113, 8-185, 9-185, 10-191 (53.1 ov)
Griqualand West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
English13   5297--
Draper12   0440--
de Villiers10   0511--
Waddington10   2370--

Griqualand West second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Evansb Witherden8     
PF Rouxc Geach b Hay10     
CD Helfrichnot out104     
EJ Draperc Thorne b Knott32     
D Leeb Knott0     
RL Gloakb Farrer5     
LH Druryc Fenner b Knott17     
D de Villiersnot out6     
+EJ Smithdid not bat      
*JE Waddingtondid not bat      
CR Englishdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb)14
Total(6 wickets, 69.1 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-21, 3-73, 4-79, 5-126, 6-175
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knott12   1383--
Hay19   9321--
Thorne3   190--
Chalmers12   3310--
Witherden12   3341--
Farrer3   121--
Schreiber8   0340--

--> KI Hay made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> EF Schreiber (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in First-Class matches
--> KI Hay (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in First-Class matches
--> CR English (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in First-Class matches
--> EF Witherden (2) equalled his previous highest score of 28 in First-Class matches
--> CR English achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Border second innings (previous best was 4-48)
--> CR English achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Border second innings