Worcestershire v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1931
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 20th, 21st, 22nd May 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Hardstaff, JH King
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 30/1 (Dempster 7*, Kerr 4*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 112/7 (Nichol 48*; 64.5 overs)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+BW Quaifec Lowry b Matheson29     
CH Bullb Merritt8     
M Nicholc Page b Merritt39     
HHIH Gibbonsrun out118     
SH Martinlbw b Matheson4     
*CF Waltersc Vivian b Page23     
FD Ahlrun out26     
TL Winwoodc Merritt b Allcott5     
CF Rootb Matheson5     
GW Brookst James b Merritt2     
RTD Perksnot out14     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 116.3 overs)286
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-72, 3-84, 4-105, 5-140, 6-193, 7-202, 8-223, 9-226, 10-286 (116.3 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allcott19   9421--
Vivian31   16520--
Merritt30   3983--
Matheson22   5543--
Talbot3   080--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterc Quaife b Root16     
JE Millslbw b Perks19     
JL Kerrb Ahl42     
ML Pagec Ahl b Brook24     
HG Vivianc Root b Perks49     
RO Talbotb Martin26     
*TC Lowryc Quaife b Root10     
CFW Allcottb Root8     
+KC Jameslbw b Martin2     
WE Merrittc Ahl b Perks6     
AM Mathesonnot out2     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 83.4 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-47, 3-87, 4-117, 5-180, 6-193, 7-199, 8-201, 9-207, 10-215 (83.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root29   9603--
Martin19   6312--
Brook11   1531--
Ahl6   1181--
Nichol2   0150--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+BW Quaifec Lowry b Vivian37     
CH Bullb Merritt6     
M Nicholnot out48     
FD Ahlst James b Vivian4     
*CF Waltersb Merritt5     
TL Winwoodrun out5     
HHIH Gibbonsc and b Merritt0     
RTD Perksc Lowry b Merritt0     
SH Martindid not bat      
CF Rootdid not bat      
GW Brookdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 w)7
Total(7 wickets, 64.5 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-81, 3-91, 4-100, 5-105, 6-108, 7-112 (64.5 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matheson2   080--
Talbot13   7150--
Allcott9   490--
Vivian11   4212--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> FD Ahl made his debut in First-Class matches