Western Province v Eastern Province
Currie Cup 1955/56 (Section A)
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 31st December 1955, 2nd, 3rd January 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEastern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWestern Province won by 4 wickets
PointsWestern Province 6; Eastern Province 0
UmpiresGH Eckard, JPC Heyneman
Close of play day 1Eastern Province (1) 309 all out
Close of play day 2Eastern Province (2) 3/1 (Perrott 1*)

Eastern Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MF Perrottc Ferrandi b Fuller8     
GF Dakinlbw b Maile68     
GD Varnalsc Pothecary b Maile7     
HB Birrellc Westcott b Maile54     
ARA Murraylbw b Pothecary89     
HG Emsliec Pithey b Pothecary13     
*SD du Toitb Maile13     
AH McKinnonc Fuller b Maile12     
RL Capellb Fuller25     
IF Andersonlbw b Liddle4     
+BB Bradfieldnot out4     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 114.2 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-39, 3-138, 4-138, 5-174, 6-200, 7-230, 8-301, 9-301, 10-309 (114.2 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller27   6752--
Pothecary18   7502--
Maile31   9665--
van Ryneveld20   3590--

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Westcottlbw b Dakin2     
AJ Pitheylbw b Birrell15     
GAS Innesc McKinnon b Murray78     
*CB van Ryneveldc Dakin b McKinnon20     
JR Siedlec Anderson b McKinnon127 300151 
RR MacDonaldc Anderson b Murray6     
JBR Mailec Bradfield b Anderson11     
ERH Fullerc Dakin b McKinnon17     
+JH Ferrandinot out2     
JE Pothecaryb Murray5     
JR Liddleb Murray0     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(all out, 105.2 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-22, 3-48, 4-205, 5-219, 6-252, 7-284, 8-289, 9-294, 10-294 (105.2 ov)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Anderson11   0421--
Dakin17   5441--
Birrell11   2491--
McKinnon22   7453--
du Toit10   1300--

Eastern Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Varnalslbw b Pothecary1     
MF Perrottb Fuller1     
GF Dakinrun out2     
HB Birrellb Pothecary1     
ARA Murrayc Innes b Pothecary13     
HG Emslielbw b Liddle23     
*SD du Toitc Pothecary b Fuller5     
AH McKinnonb Fuller31     
RL Capellc Westcott b Liddle1     
IF Andersonb Liddle9     
+BB Bradfieldnot out11     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 52.6 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-5, 3-6, 4-8, 5-24, 6-33, 7-74, 8-82, 9-87, 10-106 (52.6 ov)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller18   6303--
Pothecary11   5313--
Maile4   170--
van Ryneveld2   070--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Westcottnot out67     
AJ Pitheylbw b McKinnon13     
GAS Innesb Dakin17     
RR MacDonaldlbw b Dakin0     
JR Siedlelbw b Murray3     
*CB van Ryneveldb Murray0     
JBR Mailerun out6     
ERH Fullernot out14     
+JH Ferrandidid not bat      
JE Pothecarydid not bat      
JR Liddledid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(6 wickets, 49.5 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-69, 3-69, 4-74, 5-76, 6-93
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Anderson4   250--
Dakin12   1352--
Birrell1   0100--
McKinnon11   2301--
du Toit1   040--

--> JR Siedle made his debut in first-class matches
--> JR Siedle (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> JBR Maile achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Eastern Province first innings (previous best was 2-36)
--> JBR Maile achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Eastern Province first innings
--> AH McKinnon reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Western Province first innings





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