Northern Transvaal v Griqualand West
Castle Bowl 1977/78 (Central Section)
VenueBerea Park, Pretoria on 10th, 11th, 13th February 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthern Transvaal won the toss and decided to field
ResultNorthern Transvaal won by 9 wickets
PointsNorthern Transvaal 17 (Batting 2, Bowling 5); Griqualand West 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresGI Fitzpatrick, LM Geers
Close of play day 1Northern Transvaal (1) 26/1 (le Roux 12*, Jordaan 2*)
Close of play day 2Griqualand West (2) 36/3 (Gray 13*, Bairstow 1*)

Griqualand West first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Hardimanb Robinson4     
NL Healec Ferreira b Steytler55     
MD Tramontinoc Cilliers b Ferreira5     
JR Grayc Quirk b Ferreira28     
*+DL Bairstowc Jones b Ferreira2     
AP Beukesc Verdoorn b Ferreira9     
PL Symcoxc Quirk b Ferreira12     
K McLarenc Verdoorn b Steytler2     
JD Ogilviec Cilliers b Ferreira6     
GK Funstonb Steytler0     
BV Toothnot out2     
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 57.5 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-37, 3-88, 4-98, 5-99, 6-119, 7-122, 8-122, 9-122, 10-130 (57.5 ov)
Northern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson9   2271--
Cilliers5   2140--
Jones4   0150--
Steytler17   6323--

Northern Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ le Rouxb McLaren24     
KC Wesselsc Bairstow b Ogilvie10     
*AH Jordaanc Ogilvie b McLaren33     
KD Verdoornb McLaren2     
AM Ferreirac Tooth b Beukes23     
M Durbachc Bairstow b Tooth17     
GW Jonesc and b McLaren62     
+T Quirkc Hardiman b Tooth0     
PA Robinsonnot out25     
AJ Cilliersb Ogilvie7     
WB Steytlerrun out1     
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 71 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-49, 3-55, 4-89, 5-107, 6-131, 7-131, 8-202, 9-217, 10-218 (71 ov)
Griqualand West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tooth16   2342--
Ogilvie16   3702--
McLaren25   5664--
Beukes14   4341--

Griqualand West second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Hardimanc Quirk b Cilliers7     
NL Healec Quirk b Cilliers10     
MD Tramontinob Robinson0     
JR Grayc Ferreira b Robinson22     
*+DL Bairstowc Quirk b Steytler10     
AP Beukesc Quirk b Cilliers1     
PL Symcoxlbw b Ferreira19     
K McLarenc Quirk b Ferreira10     
JD Ogilvienot out11     
GK Funstonb Ferreira4     
BV Toothb Ferreira11     
Extras(7 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 37.5 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-13, 3-27, 4-47, 5-48, 6-68, 7-86, 8-91, 9-95, 10-113 (37.5 ov)
Northern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson10   1322--
Cilliers10   2283--
Steytler9   4161--

Northern Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ le Rouxnot out19     
KC Wesselsc Hardiman b Tooth1     
*AH Jordaannot out6     
KD Verdoorndid not bat      
AM Ferreiradid not bat      
M Durbachdid not bat      
GW Jonesdid not bat      
+T Quirkdid not bat      
PA Robinsondid not bat      
AJ Cilliersdid not bat      
WB Steytlerdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(1 wicket, 9.4 overs)27
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Wessels)
Griqualand West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tooth4   071--
Bairstow4   1160--
Heale1   010--

--> PL Symcox made his debut in First-Class matches
--> BJ Hardiman made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> BV Tooth made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> GW Jones (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in First-Class matches
--> PA Robinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in First-Class matches
--> AM Ferreira achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Griqualand West first innings (previous best was 5-101)