Lancashire v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1931
VenueAigburth, Liverpool on 11th, 13th, 14th July 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJH King, H Watson
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 410/9 (James 33*; 125.4 overs)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (1) 487/7 (Sibbles 26*, Duckworth 9*)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterc Sibbles b Hodgson4     
JE Millsc Paynter b Hodgson16     
RC Bluntc Duckworth b Sibbles33     
HG Vivianc Horrocks b Iddon57     
GL Weirc Duckworth b Hodgson101     
RO Talbotc Eckersley b Sibbles21     
ML Pagec Eckersley b Sibbles43     
*TC Lowryb Hodgson92     
IB Crombc Duckworth b Hodgson0     
+KC Jamesnot out33     
WE Merrittdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 125.4 overs)410
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-21, 3-104, 4-121, 5-155, 6-264, 7-301, 8-305, 9-410 (125.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sibbles37   101073--
Hopwood26   6710--
Horrocks3   0160--
Iddon29   1961--
Taylor1   0150--
Paynter2   020--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Hallowsc Vivian b Cromb115     
WJ Horrocksc Page b Cromb72     
GE Tyldesleyc Page b Vivian45     
J Iddonc and b Lowry47     
JL Hopwoodst James b Vivian33     
E Paynterc Lowry b Vivian102     
ML Taylorc Dempster b Vivian16     
FM Sibblesnot out26     
+G Duckworthc Weir b Vivian9     
*PT Eckersleyabsent ill
G Hodgsonabsent ill
Extras(10 b, 4 lb, 8 nb)22
Total(all out, 137.4 overs)487
Fall of wickets:
1-184, 2-196, 3-277, 4-298, 5-339, 6-409, 7-464, 8-487 (137.4 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cromb27   7722--
Weir11   7340--
Merritt20   2740--
Page12   1510--
Lowry11   3361--
Blunt6   1230--
Talbot23   8580--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Millsb Sibbles1     
IB Crombb Paynter7     
RC Bluntc Duckworth b Iddon10     
HG Vivianc Horrocks b Sibbles83     
CS Dempsterc sub (B Tyler) b Hopwood51     
WE Merrittb Hopwood24     
GL Weirnot out50     
ML Pagelbw b Iddon2     
RO Talbotst Duckworth b Hopwood11     
*TC Lowrynot out58     
+KC Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(8 wickets, 95 overs)306
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-11, 3-38, 4-132, 5-178, 6-180, 7-183, 8-196
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sibbles23   5492--
Paynter14   5431--
Hopwood30   2883--
Iddon22   5822--
Horrocks4   0280--
Taylor2   070--

--> KC James (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> E Paynter (1) passed his previous highest score of 100 in first-class matches
--> WJ Horrocks made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> HG Vivian achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Lancashire first innings (previous best was 2-4)
--> HG Vivian achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Lancashire first innings