Transvaal v New Zealanders
New Zealand in Australia and South Africa 1953/54
VenueEllis Park, Johannesburg on 5th, 7th, 8th December 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresA Birkett, WN Eksteen
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 111/2 (Chapple 39*, Reid 27*)
Close of play day 2Transvaal (1) 145/8 (Taylor 64*, Adcock 0*; 29 overs)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Sutcliffeb Ironside35     
*GO Rabonec and b Ironside7     
ME Chappleb Ironside48 16551 
JR Reidb Ironside27     
LSM Millerc Taylor b Charnas21     
MB Poorest Waite b Ironside9     
+FLH Mooneyb Ironside0     
JEF Beckc Waite b Adcock28     
AR MacGibbonc Tayfield b Adcock18     
RW Blairnot out6     
GWF Overtonrun out0     
Extras(12 b, 1 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 331 minutes, 79.5 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Rabone), 2-64 (Sutcliffe), 3-112 (Reid), 4-141 (Chapple), 5-159 (Miller), 6-160 (Mooney), 7-165 (Poore), 8-207 (Beck), 9-216 (MacGibbon), 10-216 (Overton, 79.5 ov)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock21   4572--
Ironside33   9856--
Tayfield3   150--
Clark13   3380--
Taylor1   050--

Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WR Endeanc Sutcliffe b Reid18     
+JHB Waiteb Blair8     
PJM Gibbc Chapple b Reid1     
C Tayfieldc Rabone b Blair6     
PL Winslowb Blair3     
JBR Mailelbw b Blair24     
AI Taylornot out64 6981 
DA Clarkb Reid14     
M Charnaslbw b MacGibbon4     
NAT Adcocknot out0     
DEJ Ironsidedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 nb)3
Total(8 wickets, declared, 145 minutes, 29 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Endean), 2-27 (Gibb), 3-29 (Waite), 4-33 (Winslow), 5-40 (Tayfield), 6-70 (Maile), 7-99 (Clark), 8-134 (Charnas)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair11   0504--
Reid10   0613--
Overton2   200--
MacGibbon6   1311--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Sutcliffeb Tayfield88 20253 
*GO Rabonerun out14     
ME Chapplec +Gibb b Clark0     
JR Reidb Tayfield27  6- 
LSM Millerc +Gibb b Winslow39     
+FLH Mooneyb Taylor3     
MB Poorenot out65 11410- 
JEF Becknot out5     
AR MacGibbondid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
GWF Overtondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)7
Total(6 wickets, 330 minutes, 85 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-66 (Rabone), 2-66 (Chapple), 3-128 (Reid), 4-145 (Sutcliffe), 5-150 (Mooney), 6-231 (Miller)
Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock4   180--
Ironside11   4180--
Tayfield13   2302--
Clark11   2411--
Taylor7   2151--
Charnas27   12740--
Endean3   0230--
Maile6   2200--
Winslow3   0121--

--> DA Clark made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> WR Endean (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 17
--> RW Blair reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed PL Winslow, his 2nd wicket in the Transvaal first innings