Transvaal v Eastern Province
Currie Cup 1965/66 (Section A)
VenueNew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on 27th, 29th November 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossTransvaal won the toss and decided to field
ResultTransvaal won by 8 wickets
PointsTransvaal 6; Eastern Province 0
UmpiresJG Cooke, D Reichman
Close of play day 1Transvaal (1) 137/4 (Clark 54*, Dumbrill 10*)

Eastern Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EJ Barlowc Clark b Mackay-Coghill27     
MSP Courtb Dumbrill32     
LJ Nelrun out44     
RG Pollockc Waite b Mackay-Coghill2     
AL Wilmotb Tillim30     
CG Rushmerest Waite b Ritchie3     
AL Biggsb Tillim15     
PM Pollockc Ritchie b Dumbrill35     
JG Ferrantnot out0     
AR Hectorc Waite b Ritchie11     
+JP Hartyb McKinnon8     
Extras(9 lb, 5 nb)14
Total(all out, 72.4 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-78, 3-83, 4-139, 5-150, 6-166, 7-169, 8-192, 9-221, 10-221 (72.4 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Macaulay9   1230--
Mackay-Coghill14   4472--
Dumbrill12   3312--
Ritchie17   6362--
Lance6   270--
Tillim8   1422--

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Clarkc RG Pollock b Barlow76     
GG Ritchiec Biggs b PM Pollock0     
*A Bacherc Rushmere b PM Pollock21     
+JHB Waitenot out31     
HR Lancec Harty b Ferrant20     
RC Whiteb Hector9     
R Dumbrillrun out13     
D Mackay-Coghillc Harty b PM Pollock7     
AF Tillimc Court b PM Pollock11     
AH McKinnonb Hector0     
MJ Macaulayb PM Pollock4     
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 54.3 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-40, 3-83, 4-110, 5-142, 6-161, 7-176, 8-199, 9-207, 10-212 (54.3 ov)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
PM Pollock17.32635--
Hector8   2362--
Barlow11   1451--
Ferrant17   3481--
Biggs1   100--

Eastern Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EJ Barlowc +Bacher b Mackay-Coghill22     
MSP Courtc Ritchie b Macaulay1     
LJ Nelc Ritchie b Macaulay3     
RG Pollockc Lance b Mackay-Coghill0     
AL Wilmotc McKinnon b Dumbrill34     
CG Rushmerelbw b Dumbrill21     
AL Biggsb Dumbrill4     
AR Hectorb McKinnon2     
PM Pollockb Dumbrill4     
+JP Hartynot out29     
JG Ferrantc Lance b Tillim21     
Extras(3 lb, 4 nb)7
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-27, 3-28, 4-38, 5-77, 6-81, 7-84, 8-89, 9-104, 10-148 (51.2 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Macaulay8   1292--
Mackay-Coghill12   3402--
Dumbrill14   3294--
McKinnon14   5381--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Ritchielbw b Biggs38     
BJ Clarkc Rushmere b Ferrant22     
*A Bachernot out53     
R Dumbrillnot out34     
+JHB Waitedid not bat      
HR Lancedid not bat      
RC Whitedid not bat      
D Mackay-Coghilldid not bat      
AF Tillimdid not bat      
AH McKinnondid not bat      
MJ Macaulaydid not bat      
Extras(11 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(2 wickets, 37 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-97
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
PM Pollock10   1250--
Hector10   1320--
Barlow4   0170--
Ferrant6   0321--
Biggs7   2411--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> MSP Court (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in First-Class matches
--> LJ Nel (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 16
--> AL Wilmot (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> AL Biggs (1) equalled his previous highest score of 15 in First-Class matches
--> BJ Clark (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in First-Class matches
--> GG Ritchie (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 28
--> AR Hector made his debut for Eastern Province in First-Class matches
--> JHB Waite retired hurt in the Transvaal first innings having scored 10 (team had lost 2 wickets) - he returned when the score was 161/6 (fractured jaw from a ball from PM Pollock)

A Bacher kept wicket in the Eastern Province second innings