Combined Transvaal XI v Commonwealth XI
Commonwealth XI in South Africa 1959/60
VenueLoftus Versfeld, Pretoria on 23rd, 24th, 26th October 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCombined Transvaal XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCommonwealth XI won by 3 wickets
UmpiresGI Fitzpatrick, GS Hawkins
Close of play day 1Commonwealth XI (1) 21/1 (Craig 11*, Philpott 1*)
Close of play day 2Combined Transvaal XI (2) 53/2 (Lindsay 6*, Funston 4*)

Combined Transvaal XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JHB Waiteb Close40     
WR Endeanc Marshall b Close30     
+DT Lindsayst Evans b Philpott13     
KJ Funstonb Close85     
PR Carlsteinlbw b Rhodes84     
HR Lancelbw b Philpott48     
PL Corbettb Philpott4     
HJ Tayfieldc Simpson b Philpott8     
JT Bottenc Evans b Close3     
GE Steynnot out0     
BD Thorpc Graveney b Philpott2     
Total(all out, 102 overs)332
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-79, 3-89, 4-262, 5-264, 6-272, 7-296, 8-319, 9-330, 10-332 (102 ov)
Commonwealth XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rhodes22   7431--
Close35   111004--
Marshall10   6200--
Philpott28   41175--
Sutcliffe4   0200--
Simpson3   0170--

Commonwealth XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Marshallb Botten9     
ID Craigc Corbett b Tayfield126     
PI Philpottb Thorp5     
B Sutcliffeb Steyn40     
TW Graveneyc Tayfield b Thorp86     
RB Simpsonc Lindsay b Thorp43     
*DCS Comptonb Botten3     
ACD Ingleby-Mackenzieb Thorp1     
DB Closec Corbett b Botten9     
+TG Evansc Lance b Thorp9     
HJ Rhodesnot out4     
Total(all out, 93.3 overs)345
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-31, 3-138, 4-236, 5-313, 6-320, 7-321, 8-328, 9-338, 10-345 (93.3 ov)
Combined Transvaal XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thorp18   2645--
Tayfield27   3851--
Steyn19   1791--
Lance8   0370--

Combined Transvaal XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Endeanb Compton19     
*JHB Waitelbw b Philpott22     
+DT Lindsayb Philpott22     
KJ Funstonc Craig b Philpott24     
PR Carlsteinc Evans b Rhodes62     
HR Lancec Evans b Rhodes78     
PL Corbettnot out6     
HJ Tayfieldnot out11     
JT Bottendid not bat      
GE Steyndid not bat      
BD Thorpdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, declared, 76 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-48, 3-80, 4-90, 5-230, 6-232
Commonwealth XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rhodes15   4242--
Close20   3920--
Marshall8   1330--
Philpott19   8473--
Simpson5   1100--
Compton9   1381--

Commonwealth XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ID Craigb Thorp37     
RE Marshallc Lindsay b Steyn21     
B Sutcliffeb Tayfield1     
TW Graveneynot out100 135   
RB Simpsonlbw b Tayfield38     
+TG Evansst Lindsay b Steyn18     
ACD Ingleby-Mackenzieb Steyn1     
*DCS Comptonc Corbett b Tayfield15     
DB Closenot out8     
PI Philpottdid not bat      
HJ Rhodesdid not bat      
Total(7 wickets, 66.1 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-49, 3-81, 4-159, 5-184, 6-188, 7-224
Combined Transvaal XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botten8   2290--
Thorp7   0221--
Steyn17   2753--
Lance4   0260--
Carlstein1   0120--

--> PR Carlstein (1) passed his previous highest score of 60 in first-class matches
--> HR Lance (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in first-class matches
--> ID Craig (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 93
--> HR Lance (2) passed his previous highest score of 48 in first-class matches
--> TW Graveney (2) 100 in 135 minutes
--> PI Philpott made his debut in South Africa in first-class matches
--> PI Philpott reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Combined Transvaal XI first innings
--> BD Thorp achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Commonwealth XI first innings (previous best was 4-17)
--> BD Thorp achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Commonwealth XI first innings





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