Auckland Town Clubs v Auckland Country Associations
Other matches in New Zealand 1948/49
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 2nd, 3rd, 4th December 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultAuckland Town Clubs won by an innings and 309 runs
UmpiresFJ Rushton, RH Simmonds
Close of play day 1Auckland Town Clubs (1) 339/3 (Coleman 23*, Wallace 20*)
Close of play day 2Auckland Country Associations (1) 139 all out

Auckland Town Clubs first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Sutcliffec Patrick b Lissette142 161191 
DD Taylorc JL Wyatt b McKenzie100 25113- 
J Hardstaffc Costello b Patrick33     
DD Colemanb Everest71 1709- 
*WM Wallacenot out135 153222 
JP Marsdonnot out3     
+LAW Kentdid not bat      
VG Brookerdid not bat      
BA Higginsdid not bat      
JA Hayesdid not bat      
JE Hollywooddid not bat      
Extras(19 b, 10 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)32
Total(4 wickets, declared, 143 overs)516
Fall of wickets:
1-211 (Sutcliffe), 2-278 (Hardstaff), 3-307 (Taylor), 4-493 (Coleman)
Auckland Country Associations bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie32   12851--
Patrick39   81531--
Lissette22   1971--
Winger25   7820--
Everest11   1371--
Blane10   1250--
Child4   250--

Auckland Country Associations first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IE Wyattc Hayes b Higgins12     
+EC Petriec Kent b Brooker7     
*JK Everestc Kent b Hollywood20     
JP Blaneb Hollywood1     
JL Wyattc Kent b Hayes13     
EL Childst Kent b Higgins11     
WJ McKenziec Hardstaff b Marsdon49 6441 
W Costellob Marsdon12     
BA Patrickc Sutcliffe b Marsdon5     
AF Lissettenot out4     
NS Wingerb Hayes0     
Extras(4 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 217 minutes, 76.3 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Petrie), 2-39, 3-40, 4-47, 5-68, 6-91, 7-124, 8-133, 9-136, 10-139 (76.3 ov)
Auckland Town Clubs bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brooker9   681--
Hollywood17   10272--
Higgins20   5432--
Marsdon9   1163--

Auckland Country Associations second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
+EC Petrielbw b Brooker0     
IE Wyattlbw b Hollywood2     
*JK Everestst Kent b Marsdon3     
JP Blanerun out0     
JL Wyattst Kent b Marsdon10     
WJ McKenzieb Higgins5     
EL Childlbw b Hollywood11     
W Costelloc Kent b Marsdon17     
BA Patrickc Marsdon b Hollywood7     
AF Lissettenot out5     
NS Wingerst Kent b Marsdon0     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 59 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-18, 5-25, 6-25, 7-42, 8-62, 9-66, 10-68 (59 ov)
Auckland Town Clubs bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brooker12   1111--
Hollywood18   8193--
Higgins13   6221--
Marsdon16   5184--

B Sutcliffe and DD Taylor put on 211 in 161 minutes for the first wicket Auckland Town Clubs first innings
DD Coleman and WM Wallace added on 186 in 138 minutes for the fourth wicket Auckland Town Clubs first innings
Rain interrupted play four times on the first day