Western Province v Rhodesia
Currie Cup 1965/66 (Section A)
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 27th, 28th, 29th December 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWestern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultRhodesia won by 6 wickets
PointsWestern Province 0; Rhodesia 6
UmpiresNW Waddington, JE Warner
Close of play day 1Western Province (1) 194 all out
Close of play day 2Western Province (2) 79/4 (Muzzell 19*, Emary 0*)

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Weinsteinc McPhun b Lawrence32     
A Bruynsc de Caila b Partridge3     
L Morby-Smithc Gripper b Lawrence27     
*PL van der Merwec DB Pithey b Partridge61     
RK Muzzellc de Caila b Partridge18     
FE Emaryb Partridge0     
+AW Cattb Partridge14     
RS Steync Partridge b du Preez9     
FTM Drummerrun out5     
HD Bromfieldc du Preez b Lawrence5     
JM Colenot out8     
Extras(6 lb, 6 nb)12
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Bruyns), 2-55 (Weinstein), 3-76 (Morby-Smith), 4-113 (Muzzell), 5-113 (Emary), 6-155 (Catt), 7-164 (van der Merwe), 8-169 (Drummer), 9-183 (Steyn), 10-194 (Bromfield)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge27   5855--
Parker5   2180--
DB Pithey5   2110--
du Preez5   2121--

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Gripperb Drummer3     
NJ Frangosc Catt b Cole18     
JD McPhunc Catt b Cole5     
*AJ Pitheyc Catt b Bromfield38     
KC Blandc Morby-Smith b Cole0     
DB Pitheyc Bruyns b Cole11     
EF Parkerc Bromfield b Emary1     
+AMH de Cailac Bruyns b Cole2     
JH du Preezc Catt b Drummer38     
GB Lawrencenot out32     
JT Partridgec van der Merwe b Muzzell22     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 93.4 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Gripper), 2-24 (McPhun), 3-31 (Frangos), 4-31 (Bland), 5-43 (DB Pithey), 6-50 (Parker), 7-59 (de Caila), 8-117 (du Preez), 9-119 (AJ Pithey), 10-172 (Partridge)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Drummer28   6602--
Cole34   17455--
Emary13   6261--
Bromfield14   4291--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Weinsteinlbw b Lawrence36     
A Bruynsc de Caila b Lawrence3     
L Morby-Smithc McPhun b Lawrence16     
*PL van der Merwelbw b Parker4     
RK Muzzellc Parker b Partridge22     
FE Emaryc du Preez b Lawrence0     
+AW Cattc du Preez b Lawrence3     
RS Steync de Caila b Lawrence0     
FTM Drummerb Lawrence5     
HD Bromfieldc Partridge b Lawrence6     
JM Colenot out3     
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 47.1 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Bruyns), 2-50 (Morby-Smith), 3-55 (van der Merwe), 4-78 (Weinstein), 5-82 (Muzzell), 6-82 (Emary), 7-82 (Steyn), 8-85 (Catt), 9-91 (Bromfield), 10-99 (Drummer)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge17   5361--
Parker11   2201--

Rhodesia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Gripperc Catt b Muzzell51     
NJ Frangosc Bruyns b Drummer8     
JD McPhunc Catt b Cole16     
*AJ Pitheyst Catt b Muzzell22     
KC Blandnot out18     
DB Pitheynot out6     
EF Parkerdid not bat      
+AMH de Cailadid not bat      
JH du Preezdid not bat      
GB Lawrencedid not bat      
JT Partridgedid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(4 wickets, 60.3 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Frangos), 2-37 (McPhun), 3-99 (Gripper), 4-108 (AJ Pithey)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Drummer19   10271--
Cole17   9321--
Bromfield8   0230--
Steyn11   3220--
Muzzell5   0122--

--> PL van der Merwe (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 10
--> JH du Preez (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 22
--> RA Gripper (2) 50 in 153 minutes
--> FE Emary made his debut for Western Province in First-Class matches
--> GB Lawrence achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Western Province second innings (previous best was 8-53)

PD Swart was twelfth man for Rhodesia.
Day 1: 140 minutes were lost through rain.