Northern Rhodesia v Australians
Australia in South Africa 1957/58
VenueHarrison Oval, Ek Park, Kitwe on 19th, 21st October 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorthern Rhodesia won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ James, J Killock
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 302/6 (Simpson 44*, Jarman 1*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favelllbw b Lee24     
JW Burkec Westray b Hitzeroth102     
KD Mackayc Leask b Lee6     
*ID Craigc Rocher b Lee34     
PJP Burgelbw b Bruorton81     
RB Simpsonnot out44     
R Benaudc Rocher b Hitzeroth9     
+BN Jarmannot out1     
J Drennandid not bat      
I Meckiffdid not bat      
LF Klinedid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(6 wickets, declared, 72 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-44, 3-128, 4-202, 5-284, 6-299
Northern Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee19   1663--
Jennings13   1660--
Hitzeroth28   21052--
Bruorton5   0371--
Westray7   0270--

Northern Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JH Wardc Burge b Drennan8     
WB Hitzerothlbw b Benaud19     
R Birkettlbw b Benaud24     
D Leasklbw b Benaud0     
R Morrisb Benaud0     
DR Bruortonnot out18     
A Dennisc Simpson b Benaud6     
+R Rocherlbw b Benaud0     
P Westrayst Jarman b Benaud0     
F Jenningsb Benaud4     
JM Leelbw b Benaud0     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 39 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-48, 3-48, 4-48, 5-59, 6-73, 7-73, 8-77, 9-85, 10-85 (39 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meckiff9   1170--
Drennan8   3201--
Burke3   080--
Benaud10   4169--
Kline9   3180--

Northern Rhodesia second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*JH Wardb Benaud41     
WB Hitzerothnot out57     
R Birkettnot out20     
D Leaskdid not bat      
R Morrisdid not bat      
DR Bruortondid not bat      
A Dennisdid not bat      
+R Rocherdid not bat      
P Westraydid not bat      
F Jenningsdid not bat      
JM Leedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 nb)5
Total(1 wicket, 54 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-67 (Ward)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meckiff15   5110--
Drennan10   2180--
Burke1   010--
Benaud11   1341--
Kline13   4380--
Simpson4   0160--

For the first time in South African cricket history that a touring team commenced operations in Rhodesia





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