Manawatu v Wanganui
Other matches in New Zealand 1950/51
VenueSportsground, Palmerston North on 26th, 27th December 1950 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWanganui won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresNE Hassell, LJ Mullins, C Whitehead
Close of play day 1Manawatu (1) 58/2 (McVicar 35*, Pollitt 5*; 25 overs)

Wanganui first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JAA Bergersenb Scott19     
BL Joneslbw b Scott19     
PW Dyhrbergc Pollitt b Scott25     
BM Poanangac Colquhoun b Scott2     
N Wallacec and b McLeod10     
AA Joelc Colquhoun b Harford56     
*DD Beardc Harford b McVicar31     
A Hallc Wilde b McLeod25     
NM Uluivitinot out15     
RE Brownb Harford4     
GN McDougallc McVicar b McLeod11     
Extras(7 b, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 100.1 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Bergersen), 2-50 (Jones), 3-61 (Poananga), 4-70 (Dyhrberg), 5-82 (Wallace, 53.2 ov), 6-164 (Joel), 7-182 (Beard), 8-204 (Hall), 9-210 (Brown), 10-225 (McDougall, 100.1 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Campbell27   7480--
Harford20   8462--
Scott26   8654--
McVicar6   1131--
Ongley1   060--

Manawatu first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McVicarc Uluiviti b Beard35     
DL Donaldlbw b Poananga8     
DW Bowdenlbw b Beard2     
W Pollittc and b Beard40 150   
*JA Ongleyc Uluiviti b Beard2     
RG Wildeb Poananga4     
NS Harfordc McDougall b Jones18     
I Campbellc Dyhrberg b Beard33     
LRD Scottnot out18     
+IA Colquhounc Dyhrberg b Beard17     
B McLeodlbw b Jones6     
Extras(11 b, 5 lb)16
Total(all out, 100.2 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Donald), 2-38 (Bowden), 3-59 (McVicar), 4-67 (Ongley), 5-76 (Wilde), 6-109 (Harford), 7-150 (Pollitt), 8-159 (Campbell), 9-177 (Colquhoun), 10-199 (McLeod, 100.2 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Uluiviti7   3170--
Beard45   23496--
Poananga25   2802--
Brown14   5260--
McDougall4   230--

Wanganui second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BM Poanangarun out40     
BL Jonesc and b Harford27     
A Hallnot out4     
NM Uluivitib Harford6     
JAA Bergersendid not bat      
PW Dyhrbergdid not bat      
N Wallacedid not bat      
AA Joeldid not bat      
*DD Bearddid not bat      
RE Browndid not bat      
GN McDougalldid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, declared, 69 minutes, 24.4 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-64 (Jones), 2-70 (Poananga), 3-77 (Uluiviti, 24.4 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Campbell8   1210--
McLeod5   1120--
Scott7   0340--

Manawatu second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Pollittnot out3     
DL Donaldc Dyhrberg b Bergersen4     
DW Bowdenlbw b Brown5     
*JA Ongleynot out1     
CC McVicardid not bat      
RG Wildedid not bat      
NS Harforddid not bat      
I Campbelldid not bat      
LRD Scottdid not bat      
+IA Colquhoundid not bat      
B McLeoddid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(2 wickets, 4 overs)15
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Donald), 2-12 (Bowden)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bergersen2   071--
Brown2   061--

--> Day 1 Lunch: Wanganui (1) 82/5 (Joel 1*; 53.2 overs)
--> Day 2 Lunch: Manawatu (1) 138/6 (Pollitt 35*, Campbell 19*)
--> Wanganui first innings: 50 in 90 minutes
--> Wanganui first innings: 100 in 154 minutes

A sporting declaration by DD Beard gave Manawatu 40 minutes to score 104 to win the match outright but rain after 4 overs meant the match had to be abandoned
LJ Mullins umpired on the first day with NE Hassell replacing him on the second day