Orange Free State v New Zealanders
New Zealand in Australia and South Africa 1953/54
VenueRamblers Cricket Club Ground, Bloemfontein on 13th, 14th, 16th November 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossOrange Free State won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealanders won by 1 wicket
UmpiresCJ Kaplan, EB Parsons
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 16/0 (Sutcliffe 4*, Rabone 10*)
Close of play day 2Orange Free State (2) 97/8 (de Villiers 11*)

Orange Free State first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SL Hansonc Rabone b Reid0     
C Richardsonb Reid49 189   
+EL Johnstonec Mooney b MacGibbon30     
KJ Funstonc Sutcliffe b MacGibbon1     
RC le Sueurc Miller b Dempster8     
*LTD Tuckettc Beck b Dempster0     
JO de Villiersc and b Dempster22     
PS Heineb Dempster9     
JR Liddleb Dempster13     
CJ Maraisnot out42 489- 
KL Gibbsb MacGibbon2     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 5 nb)12
Total(all out, 258 minutes, 64.6 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Hanson), 2-60 (Johnstone), 3-64 (Funston), 4-83 (le Sueur), 5-83 (Tuckett), 6-115 (Richardson), 7-126 (Heine), 8-131 (de Villiers), 9-150 (Liddle), 10-188 (Gibbs, 64.6 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Reid14   4322--
Leggat6   2200--
Bell15   2580--
Dempster15   5465--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Sutcliffec Johnstone b Heine18     
*GO Raboneb Gibbs77  12- 
MB Pooreb Heine15     
JR Reidc Johnstone b Heine15     
LSM Millerc Johnstone b Heine0     
+FLH Mooneyb Tuckett16     
JEF Beckb Tuckett0     
IB Leggatc Gibbs b Heine9     
EW Dempsterlbw b Heine0     
AR MacGibbonc Marais b Heine0     
W Bellnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 7 nb)10
Total(all out, 201 minutes, 50 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (Sutcliffe), 2-73 (Poore), 3-91 (Reid), 4-95 (Miller), 5-132 (Mooney), 6-132 (Beck), 7-152 (Leggat), 8-152 (Dempster), 9-152 (MacGibbon), 10-160 (Rabone, 50 ov)
Orange Free State bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett12   2302--
Gibbs13   2441--
Heine14   7297--
Liddle9   2330--
Marais2   0140--

Orange Free State second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SL Hansonc Mooney b Reid36     
C Richardsonlbw b MacGibbon0     
+EL Johnstonec Miller b Reid1     
KJ Funstonlbw b MacGibbon10     
RC le Sueurb MacGibbon21     
CJ Maraisb Rabone10     
JO de Villiersc Beck b MacGibbon24     
PS Heinec MacGibbon b Rabone0     
*LTD Tuckettlbw b Reid4     
JR Liddlelbw b Rabone8     
KL Gibbsnot out1     
Extras(3 lb, 3 nb)6
Total(all out, 186 minutes, 44.7 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Richardson), 2-29 (Johnstone), 3-38 (Hanson), 4-70 (Funston), 5-71 (le Sueur), 6-87 (Marais), 7-89 (Heine), 8-97 (Tuckett), 9-114 (Liddle), 10-121 (de Villiers, 44.7 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Reid15   3403--
Leggat1   070--
Dempster7   2250--
Rabone6   1123--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Sutcliffec Tuckett b Gibbs36 707- 
*GO Rabonec Liddle b Heine9     
MB Pooreb Heine16     
JR Reidb Heine2     
LSM Millerb Gibbs2     
+FLH Mooneyb Heine37 1064- 
JEF Beckc Johnstone b Gibbs29 514- 
EW Dempsterlbw b Gibbs5     
IB Leggatrun out2     
AR MacGibbonnot out9     
W Bellnot out0     
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(9 wickets, 45.3 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Rabone), 2-63 (Poore), 3-63 (Sutcliffe), 4-67 (Reid), 5-67 (Miller), 6-113 (Beck), 7-121 (Dempster), 8-126 (Leggat), 9-146 (Mooney)
Orange Free State bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett10   1380--
Heine16   2654--
Liddle2   050--

--> CJ Marais made his debut in First-Class matches
--> C Richardson (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in First-Class matches
--> GO Rabone (1) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 35
--> MB Poore (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 8
--> JO de Villiers made his debut in South Africa in First-Class matches
--> EW Dempster achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Orange Free State first innings (previous best was 5-93)
--> PS Heine achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed EW Dempster in the New Zealanders first innings (previous best was 5-74)