Transvaal B v Border
Castle Bowl 1977/78 (Play-off Group)
VenueLenasia Stadium, Johannesburg on 24th, 25th, 27th February 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBorder won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBorder won by an innings and 2 runs
PointsTransvaal B 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2); Border 16 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresBMP Alistoun, FR Paton
Close of play day 1Border (1) 350/9 (Els ?*, Ball ?*)
Close of play day 2Transvaal B (2) 78/1 (van der Linden 33*, Jennings 36*)

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*IH McClenaghanc Jennings b Kourie103     
GW Nelsonb van Wyk30     
R Kentlbw b van der Knaap8     
I Foulkesc and b Barlow53     
DC McKennac and b Kourie41     
GD Boucherc Barlow b van der Knaap8     
RA Sansomc Bayne b Kourie9     
SJ Schmidtc Bayne b Greve23     
GM Gowerlbw b Kourie18     
W Elsnot out22     
+TR Ballc Barnes b van der Knaap18     
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 5 nb)20
Total(all out, 143 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-82, 3-195, 4-248, 5-257, 6-269, 7-271, 8-308, 9-318, 10-353 (143 ov)
Transvaal B bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barlow18   4511--
Kerr5   2110--
van Wyk18   5421--
Barnes9   5230--
van der Knaap38   12703--
Greve18   5471--
Kourie36   11844--
van der Linden1   050--

Transvaal B first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ van der Lindenc Nelson b Els31     
SW Baynec Ball b Foulkes40     
+RV Jenningsrun out2     
AJ Kouriec Ball b Schmidt18     
CG Stephensc and b Gower36 166   
*WR Kerrc Gower b Foulkes11     
M van Wykc Ball b Schmidt11     
A Barnesb Gower17     
KA Barlowc Ball b Foulkes3     
VS Grevec McKenna b Foulkes0     
DS van der Knaapnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)10
Total(all out, 86.1 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-64, 3-93, 4-101, 5-127, 6-144, 7-170, 8-175, 9-179, 10-179 (86.1 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boucher6   1210--
Els10   1271--
Gower16   6282--
Schmidt28   9442--

Transvaal B second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ van der Lindenc Kent b Gower36     
SW Bayneb Els5     
+RV Jenningsc Kent b Gower51     
AJ Kouriec Ball b Gower6     
CG Stephensb Els8     
*WR Kerrc McKenna b Gower5     
M van Wykc Ball b Foulkes27     
A Barnesc McKenna b Gower0     
KA Barlowb Schmidt14     
VS Grevelbw b Schmidt0     
DS van der Knaapnot out12     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)8
Total(all out, 72 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-85, 3-93, 4-106, 5-117, 6-118, 7-118, 8-135, 9-135, 10-172 (72 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boucher4   0170--
Els16   4262--
Gower31   8735--
Schmidt10   3212--
Foulkes11   2271--

--> SW Bayne made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RA Sansom made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> SW Bayne made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> A Barnes made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> VS Greve made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> TR Ball (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in First-Class matches
--> GM Gower achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Transvaal B second innings (previous best was 4-47)
--> GM Gower achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Transvaal B second innings