Rhodesia v Eastern Province
Currie Cup 1954/55 (Section B)
VenueQueens Sports Club, Bulawayo on 4th, 5th, 6th December 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEastern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultRhodesia won by 9 wickets
PointsRhodesia 6; Eastern Province 0
UmpiresH Fox, FG MacLachlan
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Eastern Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GF Dakinb Partridge41      
S Jordanc Harris b McBride0      
HG Emsliec Lewis b McBride9      
ARA Murrayc Harris b Partridge25      
*SD du Toitrun out3      
DL Fernleyc Harris b McBride26      
AH McKinnonc Coventry b McBride28      
HI Longc Harris b Partridge66      
RL Forwordb McBride6      
+BB Bradfieldb McBride50      
BJ Blenkinsopnot out5      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 81 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-26, 3-76, 4-77, 5-87, 6-130, 7-137, 8-152, 9-244, 10-265 (81 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge32   31213--
McBride20   3456--
Coventry6   0160--
Mansell17   2610--
Paton6   1160--

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JHA Wallaceb McKinnon91      
CAR Duckworthb Blenkinsop11      
AJ Pitheyrun out77      
*DJ Lewisb du Toit27      
PNF Mansellc Bradfield b Dakin51      
MW Daviesb Murray53      
+C Harrisc du Toit b Murray0      
RW Coventryb Dakin0      
BJ McBridec Bradfield b Murray12      
JT Partridgenot out18      
HV Patonabsent hurt
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 108.5 overs)347
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-131, 3-204, 4-239, 5-312, 6-316, 7-317, 8-318, 9-347 (108.5 ov)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forword6   1390--
Blenkinsop17   3711--
McKinnon18   6421--
Dakin18   3612--
du Toit7   1131--

Eastern Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GF Dakinb Partridge17      
S Jordanc Duckworth b Partridge0      
HG Emsliec Duckworth b Mansell20      
ARA Murrayc Harris b McBride1      
*SD du Toitrun out13      
DL Fernleyc Coventry b Mansell21      
AH McKinnonc Lewis b Mansell5      
HI Longc Duckworth b Mansell5      
RL Forwordc Coventry b Partridge6      
+BB Bradfieldb Mansell1      
BJ Blenkinsopnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)6
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-28, 3-38, 4-39, 5-51, 6-64, 7-81, 8-89, 9-95, 10-95 (51.2 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge14   4303--
McBride9   0201--
Coventry2   200--
Lewis10   3140--

Rhodesia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JHA Wallacec Fernley b Murray3      
CAR Duckworthnot out1      
MW Daviesnot out10      
AJ Pitheydid not bat      
*DJ Lewisdid not bat      
PNF Manselldid not bat      
+C Harrisdid not bat      
RW Coventrydid not bat      
BJ McBridedid not bat      
JT Partridgedid not bat      
HV Patondid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 1.4 overs)14
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Wallace)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dakin1   040--

--> S Jordan made his debut in first-class matches
--> BB Bradfield (1) passed his previous highest score of 41 in first-class matches
--> AJ Pithey (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> S Jordan made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> BJ Blenkinsop made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> BJ McBride achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Eastern Province first innings (previous best was 5-84)
--> JT Partridge reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Eastern Province second innings





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