Transvaal v Rhodesia
Castle Currie Cup 1978/79
VenueNew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on 12th, 13th, 15th January 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossTransvaal won the toss and decided to bat
ResultTransvaal won by 159 runs
PointsTransvaal 16 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Rhodesia 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresSG Moore, PB Pickering
Close of play day 1Transvaal (1) 178/8 (Kourie 48*, Lilley 11*)
Close of play day 2Transvaal (2) 195/6 (Jennings 5*, McMillan 1*)

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DD Dyerc Dudleston b Fletcher29      
SJ Cookc Davison b Hogg8      
HR Fotheringhamretired out10      
RG Pollockc Dudleston b Clift30      
LJ Barnardlbw b Clift18      
AJ Kouriec Davison b Clift50      
+RV Jenningslbw b Hogg0      
GE McMillanc Dudleston b Clift16      
DR Neilsonc Dudleston b Clift0      
AR Lilleynot out18      
RW Hanleyb Hogg3      
Extras(5 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 68.4 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-43, 3-61, 4-91, 5-96, 6-97, 7-139, 8-143, 9-185, 10-190 (68.4 ov)
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fletcher14   2471--
Clift28   9635--
Bentley3   0160--
Traicos2   070--

Rhodesia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JG Heronlbw b McMillan24      
JC Mitchellb Hanley3      
B Dudlestonc Fotheringham b Hanley9      
BF Davisonc Jennings b Hanley6      
DAG Fletcherc Jennings b Lilley11      
PB Cliftnot out49      
BD Barbourc Jennings b Lilley5      
RM Bentleyb Neilson2      
+DL Houghtonlbw b McMillan0      
AJ Traicoslbw b McMillan0      
VR Hoggc Jennings b Neilson1      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-19, 3-27, 4-50, 5-56, 6-64, 7-97, 8-97, 9-105, 10-114 (49.2 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hanley14   2313--
Lilley7   2132--
McMillan11   3243--

Transvaal second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DD Dyerb Fletcher0      
SJ Cooklbw b Fletcher1      
HR Fotheringhamlbw b Clift34      
RG Pollockb Hogg112      
LJ Barnardlbw b Hogg23      
AJ Kouriec Dudleston b Hogg4      
+RV Jenningsnot out5      
GE McMillannot out1      
DR Neilsondid not bat      
AR Lilleydid not bat      
RW Hanleydid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 8 nb)15
Total(6 wickets, declared, 42 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-93, 4-184, 5-189, 6-190
Rhodesia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fletcher13   2712--
Hogg13   0443--
Clift8   1221--
Bentley4   0190--
Traicos4   0240--

Rhodesia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JG Heronc Jennings b Hanley0      
JC Mitchellc Jennings b Hanley4      
B Dudlestonc Jennings b Neilson56      
BF Davisonc Fotheringham b Hanley34      
DAG Fletcherlbw b Kourie1      
PB Cliftc Jennings b Kourie1      
BD Barbourc Pollock b McMillan2      
RM Bentleylbw b Neilson0      
+DL Houghtonb Neilson3      
AJ Traicosnot out0      
VR Hoggb Neilson4      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 47.3 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-8, 3-76, 4-77, 5-79, 6-89, 7-90, 8-107, 9-108, 10-112 (47.3 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hanley11   5133--
Lilley8   1210--
McMillan12   1351--
Kourie6   522--

--> JC Mitchell made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RW Hanley reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Rhodesia first innings

The umpires instructed the scorers to record Fotheringham as retired out. He walked for a catch to Mitchell at slip that the umpires had given not out as they were unable to see if the ball carried or not.





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