Buller v West Coast (South Island)
Hawke Cup 1947/48 (Elimination Match)
VenueTechnical High School Ground, Westport on 13th, 14th December 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWest Coast (South Island) won by 127 runs
UmpiresR Marshall, WHA Vincent
Close of play day 1Buller (1) 98/4

West Coast (South Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Peakeb Humphries5     
FW Pascoelbw b Brown17     
RH Donaldsonc Marshall b Brown24     
ML Marshallb Humphries5     
WA Meatesc Bateman b Humphries33  8- 
CD Dewarc McDonald b Dunn10     
A Barlowb Phipps9     
*LC Lindleyb Phipps1     
+HMR Vernonc and b Phipps10     
AJ Abelsonnot out19     
R Leeb Phipps6     
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out, 42.5 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Peake), 2-51, 3-52, 4-69, 5-92, 6-106, 7-110, 8-115, 9-128, 10-146 (42.5 ov)
Buller bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hickford4   0140--
Humphries15   2403--
Brown6   1292--
McDonald3   0180--
Dunn1   0101--

Buller first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Marshallb Abelson20     
A Cummingsc Abelson b Barlow21     
TJ Phippslbw b Lindley30     
*SC Stewartc Barlow b Dewar15     
DGB Batemanlbw b Dewar12     
J Brownb Lindley9     
O Smallholmec Barlow b Lindley6     
AJR Dunnc Lee b Lindley9     
RR Humphriesnot out3     
GH Hickfordb Lindley0     
J McDonaldc Dewar b Lindley3     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-44, 3-66, 4-98, 5-98, 6-110, 7-120, 8-125, 9-125, 10-129 (82.5 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee17   5270--
Abelson15   7181--
Meates4   2100--
Barlow1   081--
Dewar9   4222--

West Coast (South Island) second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Peakec Stewart b Humphries0     
FW Pascoec Hickford b Brown7     
RH Donaldsonc McDonald b Humphries17     
ML Marshallb Hickford35     
WA Meateslbw b Phipps74  10- 
CD Dewarlbw b Cummings5     
A Barlowc Cummings b Humphries9     
*LC Lindleyc Smallholme b Humphries3     
+HMR Vernonc Smallholme b Humphries15     
AJ Abelsonnot out14     
R Leelbw b Hickford7     
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Peake), 2-26, 3-26, 4-123, 5-132, 6-146, 7-156, 8-164, 9-177, 10-197 (68.1 ov)
Buller bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Humphries19   5525--
Phipps20   4431--
Brown8   0251--
Stewart1   050--
Cummings9   5131--
Dunn3   0260--

Buller second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Cummingsb Abelson1     
R Marshallb Lee1     
TJ Phippsst Vernon b Lindley15     
J Brownc Pascoe b Abelson5     
*SC Stewartc Lee b Lindley13     
AJR Dunnc Dewar b Lindley7     
DGB Batemanb Lee0     
O Smallholmec Meates b Lindley12     
RR Humphriesb Donaldson6     
GH Hickfordb Donaldson4     
J McDonaldnot out10     
Extras(9 b, 4 lb)13
Total(all out, 32.1 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-4, 3-14, 4-39, 5-44, 6-47, 7-57, 8-67, 9-73, 10-87 (32.1 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee13   2252--
Abelson6   0122--
Lindley10   2314--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.