Wanganui v Taranaki
Smith Shield 1951/52
VenueCook's Gardens, Wanganui on 4th, 5th January 1952 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWanganui won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Wanganui won on first innings)
Close of play day 1Taranaki (1) 22/1 (Park 15*, Lang 5*; 10 overs)

Wanganui first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Kendallb Wilson36 743- 
*RE Thomasc Blair b Hall52 1256- 
PW Dyhrbergc Meuli b Wilson141 245   
RE Brownc Strawbridge b Trott10     
HB Caverun out0     
EJ Sigleyc Broughton b Meuli1     
JAA Bergersenc Strawbridge b Hall4     
JR Barnettc Barleyman b Wilson4     
N Wallacec Wilson b Meuli11     
EJ Urlichnot out25     
+LW Condliffest Strawbridge b Trott7     
Total(all out, 98.3 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-70 (Kendall), 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-316 (98.3 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall26   6392--
Broughton13   1450--
Wilson23   5513--
Barleyman4   0410--
Meuli10   0372--

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Blairlbw b Cave1     
LC Parkb Cave18     
H Langc and b Cave6     
*EM Meulilbw b Brown78 21241 
+MM Strawbridgec Urlich b Thomas0     
JR Broughtonb Thomas48 1106- 
LD Wilsonlbw b Thomas3     
BAK Hutchinsonrun out0     
WJ Barleymanb Bergersen7     
RJ Trottlbw b Bergersen0     
GB Hallnot out0     
Total(all out, 263 minutes)178
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-36, 5-138, 6-?, 7-154, 8-?, 9-?, 10-178
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cave26   8403--
Thomas17   ?323--
Sigley1   100--

Taranaki second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
LC Parkb Bergersen1     
H Langc Thomas b Bergersen24     
AR Blairnot out10     
+MM Strawbridgenot out0     
*EM Meulidid not bat      
JR Broughtondid not bat      
LD Wilsondid not bat      
BAK Hutchinsondid not bat      
WJ Barleymandid not bat      
RJ Trottdid not bat      
GB Halldid not bat      
Total(2 wickets)41
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> Wanganui first innings: 300 in 310 minutes

EM Meuli and JR Broughton added 102 in 110 minutes for the fourth wicket in the Taranaki first innings
Rain caused the match to be abandoned on the afternoon of the second day
Wanganui won the Smith Shield
Taranaki debuts: W Barleyman, H Lang, LC Park and RJ Trott