Hutt Valley Colts v Auckland Colts
Other matches in New Zealand 1948/49
VenuePetone Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt on 1st, 3rd, 4th January 1949 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultAuckland Colts won by 101 runs
UmpiresDL Dawson, Foreman
Close of play day 1Hutt Valley Colts (1) 51/0 (Coulston 26*, Nightingale 21*)
Close of play day 2Auckland Colts (2) 2/0 (Pearson 0*, Putt 1*)

Auckland Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HT Pearsonc Anderson b Lockett73     
AG Puttb Millward22     
KR Deasb Lockett36     
AJ Deaneb Lockett0     
DL Perryb Fraser12     
JD Ellislbw b Collins10     
VG Brookerlbw b Millward2     
BA Higginsrun out27     
JR Skeenc Watson b Millward6     
+WC Crumpnot out30     
RJ Wallaceb Judd6     
Extras(26 b, 2 lb, 2 w)30
Total(all out, 84.5 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-67 (Putt), 2-144, 3-144, 4-151, 5-172, 6-174, 7-189, 8-199, 9-232, 10-254 (84.5 ov)
Hutt Valley Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lockett22   9353--
Collins18   2621--
Fraser22   9531--
Millward14   1423--

Hutt Valley Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Coulstonb Deas35     
*AF Nightingaleb Brooker61     
W Fraserb Deas0     
C Jonesc Deane b Skeen8     
IN Brennanc Deas b Skeen6     
G Watsonlbw b Brooker2     
ME Collinsb Brooker19     
+K Andersonc Higgins b Brooker53     
R Lockettc Deas b Brooker7     
LHC Juddnot out2     
W Millwardc Perry b Brooker0     
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(all out, 96 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-74 (Coulston), 2-74 (Fraser), 3-92 (Jones), 4-100 (Brennan), 5-103 (Watson), 6-120 (Nightingale), 7-177 (Collins), 8-197, 9-202, 10-202 (96 ov)
Auckland Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skeen15   5312--
Wallace10   2180--
Brooker44   17766--
Higgins3   090--
Deas24   5592--

Auckland Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HT Pearsonc Lockett b Judd19     
AG Puttc Collins b Lockett83 11712- 
KR Deasc Nightingale b Judd7     
AJ Deanec Nightingale b Judd3     
DL Perrynot out23     
JD Ellislbw b Lockett0     
VG Brookerc Nightingale b Lockett19     
BA Higginsnot out16     
JR Skeendid not bat      
+WC Crumpdid not bat      
RJ Wallacedid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(6 wickets, declared, 62 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-69 (Pearson), 2-107 (Deas), 3-113 (Deane), 4-118, 5-118, 6-147
Hutt Valley Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lockett20   9353--
Collins1   0120--
Fraser11   2440--
Millward3   150--
Judd24   2623--
Watson3   1120--

Hutt Valley Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Coulstonb Skeen6     
*AF Nightingalec Skeen b Wallace28     
W Fraserb Wallace13     
C Jonesc Deas b Wallace16     
IN Brennanc Skeen b Brooker3     
G Watsonb Wallace10     
ME Collinsc Pearson b Brooker12     
+K Andersonrun out3     
R Lockettc Higgins b Wallace26     
LHC Juddb Brooker0     
W Millwardnot out2     
Extras(11 b)11
Total(all out, 51.3 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Coulston), 2-44, 3-67, 4-68, 5-72, 6-74, 7-95, 8-125, 9-125, 10-130 (51.3 ov)
Auckland Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skeen8   2301--
Brooker11   5173--
Higgins4   0140--
Deas5   180--

--> The match was scheduled for two days but extended to three.
--> Day 2 Lunch: Hutt Valley Colts (1) 83/2 (Nightingale 39*, Jones 5*)

Rain delayed the start of play on the second day until 11.45am and play ceased after 35 minutes for a further 20 minutes due to steady drizzle