Border v Orange Free State
Castle Bowl 1979/80
VenueJan Smuts Ground, East London on 7th, 8th, 9th February 1980 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOrange Free State won the toss and decided to bat
ResultBorder won by 2 wickets
PointsBorder 13 (Bowling 3); Orange Free State 6 (Batting 1, Bowling 5)
UmpiresDA Sansom, TW Townsend
Close of play day 1Border (1) 32/2 (McKenna 17*, Ranger 8*; 10 overs)
Close of play day 2Orange Free State (2) 50/1 (E Grobler 16*, Lloyd 21*)

Orange Free State first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DP le Rouxrun out7     
E Groblerc Boucher b Hayes27     
TA Lloydc Ranger b Boucher11     
RA le Rouxb Ranger7     
+RJ Eastc Harty b Boucher73     
LH Coetzeec Harty b Hayes16     
FW Swarbrookc McKenna b Harty10     
*E Schmidtb Boucher26     
S Regensteinb Boucher1     
P Groblerc McKenna b Boucher0     
GL Ackermannnot out1     
Extras(2 b, 11 lb, 8 nb)21
Total(all out, 90.5 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-50, 3-64, 4-66, 5-96, 6-155, 7-188, 8-197, 9-199, 10-200 (90.5 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gower14   2410--
Hayes20   7342--
Ranger12   7151--
Weakley19   7360--
Harty10   5121--

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*ID Hartyc E Grobler b P Grobler1     
+RA Stretchb Ackermann0     
DC McKennab Ackermann29     
RBC Rangerb RA le Roux19     
GL Hayesc RA le Roux b Ackermann0     
SJ Schmidtlbw b RA le Roux3     
K Postmanc East b RA le Roux50     
J Buckleyb Ackermann16     
GD Boucherc East b RA le Roux8     
GM Gowerrun out21     
AK Weakleynot out0     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 7 nb)12
Total(all out, 78.2 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-5, 3-46, 4-46, 5-59, 6-60, 7-91, 8-99, 9-158, 10-159 (78.2 ov)
Orange Free State bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ackermann21   6444--
P Grobler10   3231--
RA le Roux31.213534--
Schmidt2   0100--
Coetzee2   020--
Regenstein12   6150--

Orange Free State second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DP le Rouxc Harty b Ranger8     
E Groblerc Postman b Boucher18     
TA Lloydc Harty b Boucher43     
RA le Rouxc Postman b Boucher7     
+RJ Eastc Stretch b Weakley41     
LH Coetzeeb Boucher3     
FW Swarbrookb Hayes1     
*E Schmidtc Buckley b Gower0     
S Regensteinc Gower b Hayes11     
P Groblerlbw b Harty6     
GL Ackermannnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 5 nb)9
Total(all out, 73.1 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-70, 3-80, 4-82, 5-88, 6-99, 7-100, 8-115, 9-145, 10-147 (73.1 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boucher18   3484--
Gower21   5481--
Hayes14   7202--
Ranger2   121--
Weakley14   10131--

Border second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*ID Hartyc Swarbrook b Regenstein15     
+RA Stretchc East b Ackermann5     
DC McKennac East b Regenstein5     
RBC Rangerc DP le Roux b Schmidt21     
GL Hayesb Schmidt55     
SJ Schmidtb Ackermann27     
K Postmanb Ackermann21     
J Buckleynot out24     
GD Boucherrun out1     
GM Gowernot out6     
AK Weakleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(8 wickets, 57.4 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-24, 3-35, 4-91, 5-107, 6-145, 7-170, 8-171
Orange Free State bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ackermann17   5553--
P Grobler13   3300--
RA le Roux2   0140--
Regenstein12   7192--

--> Orange Free State score at 85 overs in the first innings was 177-6
--> K Postman made his debut in First-Class matches
--> J Buckley made his debut in First-Class matches
--> DC McKenna made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> SJ Schmidt made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> K Postman made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> E Grobler (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in First-Class matches
--> GD Boucher reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Orange Free State first innings