Combined Services v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1937
VenueUnited Services Ground, Portsmouth on 18th, 19th August 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCombined Services won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealanders won by 9 wickets
UmpiresW Bestwick, FI Walden
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 189 all out

Combined Services first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LT Groveb Cowie1     
*RJ Shawb Roberts0     
RG Mussonc and b Carson24     
REH Hudsonb Weir7     
RGW Melsomec Donnelly b Cowie0     
RP Borgnisc and b Vivian101     
AG Gillespieb Weir1     
WVH Robinsb Vivian16     
ES Colec Lamason b Cowie9     
+DDE Holland-Martinb Vivian16     
APS Willsnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 61.2 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-17, 4-18, 5-49, 6-54, 7-86, 8-108, 9-159, 10-180 (61.2 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowie17   2463--
Roberts4   161--
Weir14   5292--
Carson3   0191--
Dunning3   1140--
Gallichan2   020--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HG Vivianrun out76     
JL Kerrlbw b Cole1     
WN Carsonc Holland-Martin b Borgnis0     
GL Weirc Shaw b Borgnis7     
MP Donnellyc Borgnis b Gillespie36     
JR Lamasonc Holland-Martin b Robins5     
+TC Lowryc Grove b Borgnis22     
N Gallichannot out31     
JA Dunningc Holland-Martin b Cole8     
J Cowielbw b Cole0     
AW Robertsabsent hurt
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 55.5 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-19, 3-45, 4-113, 5-122, 6-137, 7-171, 8-189, 9-189 (55.5 ov)
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Borgnis13   2383--
Wills2   0130--
Melsome5   0230--
Gillespie10   1331--
Robins8   1241--

Combined Services second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LT Grovec Kerr b Gallichan43     
*RJ Shawc Carson b Dunning32     
RGW Melsomec and b Dunning6     
REH Hudsonb Weir23     
RP Borgnisc Donnelly b Cowie23     
AG Gillespiec Lowry b Cowie10     
WVH Robinsb Cowie0     
ES Coleb Cowie2     
+DDE Holland-Martinc Donnelly b Cowie0     
APS Willsnot out3     
RG Mussonabsent hurt
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 58 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-82, 3-95, 4-115, 5-136, 6-136, 7-142, 8-145, 9-148 (58 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowie13   4365--
Weir11   3171--
Dunning13   5302--
Carson3   0200--
Gallichan6   1191--
Vivian12   5200--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HG Viviannot out64     
JL Kerrc Holland-Martin b Cole49     
WN Carsonnot out18     
GL Weirdid not bat      
MP Donnellydid not bat      
JR Lamasondid not bat      
+TC Lowrydid not bat      
N Gallichandid not bat      
JA Dunningdid not bat      
J Cowiedid not bat      
AW Robertsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(1 wicket, 33.1 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-103 (Kerr)
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cole11   0451--
Borgnis7   1190--
Gillespie5   2150--
Wills6   0230--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RG Musson made his debut in first-class matches
--> RP Borgnis made his debut in first-class matches
--> AG Gillespie made his debut in first-class matches
--> APS Wills made his debut in first-class matches
--> RJ Shaw made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RG Musson made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RP Borgnis made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AG Gillespie made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> DDE Holland-Martin made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> APS Wills made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RP Borgnis (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> WVH Robins (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> RJ Shaw (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1