Transvaal v Western Province
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section A)
VenueEllis Park, Johannesburg on 17th, 18th, 20th February 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWestern Province won the toss and decided to field
ResultWestern Province won by 2 wickets
PointsTransvaal 0; Western Province 6
UmpiresA Birkett, DR Wilken
Close of play day 1Transvaal (1) 75/8 (A Tayfield 4*, Adcock 4*)
Close of play day 2Western Province (2) 42/2 (Pithey 22*, van Ryneveld 3*)

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AI Taylorc Ferrandi b Fuller22     
WE Patrickc Maile b Fuller6     
WR Endeanc Maile b Fuller0     
C Tayfieldc Pithey b Fuller2     
+JHB Waitec Siedle b Fuller9     
KJ Funstonc Pothecary b Fuller13     
GG Ritchiec and b Fuller14     
A Tayfieldnot out5     
PS Heinec Ferrandi b Louw0     
NAT Adcockc Ferrandi b Louw8     
DEJ Ironsidec Ferrandi b Louw0     
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 24 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-22, 3-24, 4-31, 5-46, 6-57, 7-71, 8-71, 9-81, 10-81 (24 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller12   2407--
Pothecary4   1150--
Louw6   1183--
Roy2   060--

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Pitheyc Heine b Adcock1     
GAS Innesc A Tayfield b Ironside13     
+JH Ferrandic Heine b Adcock0     
*CB van Ryneveldc Ritchie b Ironside39     
JR Siedlelbw b Ironside10     
RR MacDonaldc Ironside b A Tayfield0     
HNP Royc Funston b A Tayfield2     
JBR Mailec C Tayfield b Ironside13     
ERH Fullerc Endean b Ironside2     
JE Pothecaryc Endean b Ironside7     
DA Louwnot out0     
Extras(4 nb)4
Total(all out, 24.6 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-39, 4-63, 5-67, 6-69, 7-69, 8-76, 9-85, 10-91 (24.6 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine7   1200--
Adcock5   1172--
A Tayfield5   1132--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AI Taylorc sub (WD Wilson) b Fuller6     
WE Patrickc Pithey b Louw25     
WR Endeanb Fuller16     
C Tayfieldlbw b Fuller18     
+JHB Waitec Ferrandi b Fuller2     
KJ Funstonc Pithey b Maile3     
GG Ritchieb Maile26     
A Tayfieldc MacDonald b Maile20     
PS Heineb Louw4     
NAT Adcockc Ferrandi b Louw0     
DEJ Ironsidenot out0     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 59.1 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-39, 3-66, 4-72, 5-75, 6-75, 7-124, 8-129, 9-129, 10-129 (59.1 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller17   6304--
Pothecary9   2230--
Louw14   3333--
Roy4   290--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Pitheylbw b Adcock26     
JBR Mailelbw b Adcock5     
+JH Ferrandic Endean b Heine7     
*CB van Ryneveldc sub (I Morrison) b Ironside9     
GAS Inneslbw b Heine0     
JR Siedlec Waite b Heine4     
RR MacDonaldb Adcock29     
HNP Royc Waite b Heine14     
ERH Fullernot out7     
JE Pothecarynot out4     
DA Louwdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)17
Total(8 wickets, 40.6 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-24, 3-55, 4-56, 5-60, 6-71, 7-108, 8-118
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine16   5334--
Ironside12   4371--

--> DA Louw made his debut in First-Class matches
--> DEJ Ironside made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> ERH Fuller achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Transvaal first innings (previous best was 7-54)