Middlesex v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1931
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 30th May, 1st, 2nd June 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 79 runs
UmpiresRD Burrows, WR Parry
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 33/2 (Mills 21*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 225 all out

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HJ Enthovenc Page b Blunt34     
JW Hearnec Blunt b Cromb22     
EG Canningc Talbot b Cromb13     
EH Hendrenc James b Cromb74     
GOB Allenc and b Cromb58     
GC Newmanc Page b Cromb0     
*NE Haigb Cromb7     
JHA Hulmec Page b Cromb17     
FJ Durstonlbw b Cromb0     
IAR Peebleslbw b Blunt1     
+WFF Pricenot out4     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 5 nb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-70, 3-78, 4-178, 5-178, 6-190, 7-223, 8-227, 9-237, 10-241 (85.1 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cromb31   12708--
Merritt12   0570--
Weir1   080--
Talbot14   5300--
Vivian1   0130--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Millsb Peebles34     
GL Weirb Allen3     
JL Kerrlbw b Peebles7     
ML Pageb Allen1     
HG Vivianb Peebles0     
*TC Lowryc Peebles b Durston17     
RO Talbotc and b Peebles2     
RC Bluntc Price b Allen25     
IB Crombst Price b Hearne25     
+KC Jamesc Price b Peebles5     
WE Merrittnot out23     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)10
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-33, 3-34, 4-37, 5-59, 6-65, 7-75, 8-111, 9-121, 10-152 (73.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allen27   13513--
Haig5   170--
Durston10   661--
Hearne4   1121--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HJ Enthovenc Talbot b Cromb40     
JW Hearnec Cromb b Merritt42     
EG Canningc Page b Merritt3     
EH Hendrenst James b Merritt33     
GOB Allenc James b Merritt3     
GC Newmanrun out1     
*NE Haigc and b Blunt5     
JHA Hulme hit wkt b Merritt28     
FJ Durstonst James b Weir49     
IAR Peeblesc Merritt b Cromb15     
+WFF Pricenot out5     
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-73, 3-100, 4-108, 5-109, 6-116, 7-143, 8-178, 9-217, 10-225 (71.3 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Merritt26   2775--
Talbot4   0210--
Blunt15   2541--
Weir1   041--
Lowry1   030--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Millsc Price b Allen13     
IB Crombc Hendren b Allen2     
RC Bluntc and b Peebles82     
JL Kerrlbw b Peebles17     
ML Pagest Price b Peebles34     
*TC Lowryb Allen7     
GL Weirrun out26     
HG Vivianb Allen0     
RO Talbotb Hearne10     
WE Merrittnot out16     
+KC Jamesc Durston b Hearne0     
Extras(12 b, 11 lb, 5 nb)28
Total(all out, 78.3 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-16, 3-43, 4-151, 5-162, 6-170, 7-177, 8-208, 9-233, 10-235 (78.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allen25   9554--
Haig3   1120--
Peebles24   4623--
Durston10   1330--

--> IB Cromb achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 6-46)
--> IAR Peebles reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the New Zealanders first innings
--> WE Merritt reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex second innings