Transvaal v Australians
Australia in South Africa 1957/58
VenueNew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on 8th, 9th, 11th, 12th November 1957 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossTransvaal won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 9 wickets
UmpiresA Birkett, JH McMenamin
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 9/0 (Favell 4*, Grout 4*; 3 overs)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 234/6 (Simpson 31*, Davidson 4*; 75.4 overs)
Close of play day 3Transvaal (2) 77/3 (A Tayfield 20*, Waite 25*; 20 overs)

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AI Taylorc Meckiff b Kline46     
A Tayfieldc Mackay b Davidson30     
WR Endeanc Grout b Davidson60     
KJ Funstonc Davidson b Kline10     
*+JHB Waitec Burge b Benaud14     
HJ Tayfieldst Grout b Kline3     
C Tayfieldc Grout b Mackay18     
KL Gibbsc Simpson b Benaud12     
PM Walkerlbw b Meckiff21     
PS Heineb Benaud11     
NAT Adcocknot out3     
Extras(1 b, 9 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 69.4 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-79, 2-79, 3-102, 4-124, 5-139, 6-175, 7-210, 8-214, 9-229, 10-241 (69.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meckiff12   2511--
Davidson11   1362--
Drennan6   3150--
Mackay8   2161--
Kline13   2433--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellc Funston b Walker41     
+ATW Groutrun out59     
KD Mackayb HJ Tayfield29     
*ID Craigb HJ Tayfield17     
PJP Burgec Walker b HJ Tayfield9     
RB Simpsonc Endean b HJ Tayfield103     
R Benaudc Heine b Adcock28     
AK Davidsonc A Tayfield b Adcock100     
J Drennannot out20     
LF Klinec Waite b Heine3     
I Meckiffc Walker b Adcock17     
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 12 nb)23
Total(all out, 132.3 overs)449
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-119, 3-156, 4-159, 5-176, 6-217, 7-393, 8-408, 9-412, 10-449 (132.3 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine19   2741--
HJ Tayfield53   151394--
Walker14   4451--
Gibbs27   1850--
A Tayfield2   0130--
Taylor1   010--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AI Taylorc and b Benaud29     
A Tayfieldb Benaud22     
WR Endeanlbw b Kline1     
KJ Funstonlbw b Kline0     
*+JHB Waitelbw b Davidson80     
C Tayfieldrun out13     
PM Walkerc Grout b Benaud16     
HJ Tayfieldc Simpson b Benaud5     
KL Gibbsc Grout b Drennan0     
PS Heinec Grout b Davidson33     
NAT Adcocknot out17     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 69.1 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-43, 3-43, 4-99, 5-120, 6-138, 7-145, 8-148, 9-202, 10-224 (69.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Benaud29   8904--
Drennan11   1431--
Mackay2   070--
Kline15   3502--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellc Waite b Endean6     
+ATW Groutnot out13     
KD Mackaynot out0     
*ID Craigdid not bat      
PJP Burgedid not bat      
RB Simpsondid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
J Drennandid not bat      
LF Klinedid not bat      
I Meckiffdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 6.4 overs)19
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Favell)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibbs2   070--
C Tayfield3   150--

--> A Tayfield (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> ATW Grout (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 38
--> RB Simpson (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 91
--> J Drennan (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> NAT Adcock (2) equalled his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> I Meckiff reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Transvaal first innings





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