Natal v Western Province
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section A)
VenueCity Oval, Pietermaritzburg on 10th, 11th, 13th February 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNatal won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNatal won by an innings and 39 runs
PointsNatal 6; Western Province 0
UmpiresP A'Bear, BV Malan
Close of play day 1Natal (1) 404 all out
Close of play day 2Western Province (2) 93/2 (Ferrandi 25*, van Ryneveld 28*)

Natal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Kochc Pithey b Fuller10     
TL Goddardc Pothecary b van Ryneveld92     
HJ Keithc Ferrandi b Fuller5     
RA McLeanc Ferrandi b Fuller0     
CGD Burgerc Innes b Maile50     
*DJ McGlewnot out121     
FC Bestallb Fuller0     
NE Markhamc Pithey b Maile78     
+PJL Randlesc Pothecary b Fuller28     
VI Smithc Ferrandi b Pothecary0     
J Atkinsonrun out9     
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 107 overs)404
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-26, 3-26, 4-120, 5-190, 6-191, 7-324, 8-369, 9-369, 10-404 (107 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller21   2535--
Pothecary23   0881--
Roy2   0120--
Maile23   2782--
Liddle25   3770--
van Ryneveld12   0711--
Innes1   0140--

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Pitheyc Goddard b Markham0     
GAS Innesc Randles b Markham19     
*CB van Ryneveldc Goddard b Markham4     
JR Siedlelbw b Goddard0     
RR MacDonaldlbw b Atkinson9     
HNP Royc Markham b Atkinson7     
JBR Mailelbw b Goddard5     
ERH Fullerb Atkinson23     
+JH Ferrandic Randles b Goddard3     
JE Pothecaryc McLean b Goddard23     
JR Liddlenot out0     
Extras(1 lb, 4 nb, 3 w)8
Total(all out, 41.7 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-14, 3-21, 4-36, 5-44, 6-49, 7-52, 8-61, 9-61, 10-101 (41.7 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Markham12   1293--
Atkinson12   3243--

Western Province second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Pitheyc Randles b Keith16     
GAS Innesc Randles b Atkinson19     
+JH Ferrandic Burger b Smith89     
*CB van Ryneveldb Goddard46     
JR Siedleb Goddard52     
RR MacDonaldc Keith b Smith7     
HNP Roynot out15     
JBR Maileb Markham5     
ERH Fullerc Burger b Markham0     
JE Pothecaryb Markham0     
JR Liddleabsent ill
Extras(8 lb, 5 nb, 2 w)15
Total(all out, 124 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-44, 3-128, 4-222, 5-235, 6-244, 7-264, 8-264, 9-264 (124 ov)
Natal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Markham16   2433--
Atkinson26   6601--
Goddard26   12272--
Keith19   10291--
Smith29   9672--
Burger1   090--
Bestall7   2140--

--> J Atkinson made his debut in First-Class matches
--> FC Bestall made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> NE Markham (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in First-Class matches
--> HNP Roy (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> RR MacDonald did not score for 64 minutes when 0 in the Western Province second innings
--> JH Ferrandi (2) passed his previous highest score of 66 in First-Class matches
--> JH Ferrandi (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 73
--> ERH Fuller reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Natal first innings