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Auckland v Canterbury
Plunket Shield 1939/40
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th January 1940 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAuckland won by an innings and 140 runs
PointsAuckland 8; Canterbury 0
UmpiresRW Mitchell, OR Montgomery
Close of play day 1Auckland (1) 50/2 (Pearson 18*, Wallace 23*)
Close of play day 2Auckland (1) 545/7 (Scott 134*, Blandford 2*)
Close of play day 3Canterbury (2) 235/5 (Davis 8*, Menzies 2*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JL Kerrb Burke28     
MP Donnellyb Cowie3     
FP O'Brienc Blandford b Cowie12     
WA Hadleeb Cleverley35     
IB Crombb Cleverley51     
REJ Menziesb Cleverley9     
WM Andersonc and b Burke25     
AW Robertsc Wallace b Cleverley30     
+V Jamesb Cowie4     
DAN McRaeb Cleverley5     
H Davisnot out2     
Extras(14 b, 9 lb)23
Total(all out, 75.4 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Donnelly), 2-25 (O'Brien), 3-68 (Kerr), 4-100, 5-120, 6-173, 7-193, 8-216, 9-217, 10-227 (75.4 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowie22   4543--
Cleverley21.42675--
Weir13   4230--
Carson5   1140--
Burke14   3462--

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Whitelawb McRae4     
HT Pearsonc James b Davis43     
VS Saleb McRae0     
*WM Wallacest James b Donnelly211 292163 
GL Weirc James b Donnelly73     
WN Carsonc Roberts b Cromb26     
VJ Scottc and b Davis198     
C Burkerun out33     
+JAR Blandfordnot out58     
DC Cleverleyc McRae b Davis8     
J Cowienot out5     
Extras(14 b, 19 lb, 1 w)34
Total(9 wickets, declared, 163 overs)693
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Whitelaw), 2-9 (Sale), 3-116 (Pearson), 4-276 (Weir), 5-334 (Wallace), 6-389 (Carson), 7-503 (Burke), 8-646 (Scott), 9-683 (Cleverley)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts12   0520--
McRae46   91682--
Davis28   31133--
Cromb21   01071--
Donnelly42   61452--
O'Brien7   0380--
Anderson7   0360--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JL Kerrb Cowie3     
MP Donnellyc and b Burke78     
FP O'Brienb Cleverley86     
WA Hadleec Weir b Carson23     
IB Crombc Blandford b Carson15     
H Davisc Weir b Burke33     
REJ Menziesc Whitelaw b Burke29     
WM Andersonst Blandford b Cleverley2     
AW Robertsb Cleverley18     
+V Jamesnot out2     
DAN McRaeb Cleverley0     
Extras(31 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)37
Total(all out, 92 overs)326
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-181, 3-187, 4-216, 5-227, 6-278, 7-281, 8-325, 9-326, 10-326 (92 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowie23   6701--
Cleverley27   1944--
Weir3   1110--
Carson7   0312--
Burke32   4833--

Notes
--> V James made his debut in first-class matches
--> V James made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> VS Sale made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> VS Sale made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> WM Wallace (1) 100 in 134 minutes
--> WM Wallace (1) passed his previous highest score of 133 in Plunket Shield matches
--> WM Wallace (1) passed his previous highest score of 133 in first-class matches
--> WM Wallace (1) 200 in 268 minutes
--> GL Weir made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> WN Carson made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> WN Carson made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> VJ Scott (1) 100 in 138 minutes with 16 fours
--> VJ Scott (1) passed his previous highest score of 122 in first-class matches
--> VJ Scott (1) passed his previous highest score of 122 in Plunket Shield matches
--> VJ Scott (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> JAR Blandford made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> JL Kerr made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> MP Donnelly made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> AW Roberts (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> V James made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> H Davis made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> H Davis made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> H Davis (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> H Davis (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Plunket Shield matches

 

 

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