King Country v Bay of Plenty
Other matches in New Zealand 1952/53
VenueCentennial Park, Te Kuiti on 13th, 14th December 1952 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKing Country won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresLW Grieve, G Pitcon
Close of play day 1Bay of Plenty (1) 88/8 (Nicol 2*, Langdon 2*; 33 overs)

King Country first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Bartonrun out (McKenzie)47     
JR Barberb Langdon23     
BH Warnerb Carson17     
F Schroederlbw b McKenzie11     
RG Webbst Andrews b Carson5     
EC Gardinerrun out5     
E Clareyb Carson7     
CE Grayb Carson22     
*TW Somervillec Nicol b Carson0     
A Brucenot out7     
E Parker-Forbesst Andrews b Carson4     
Total(all out, 215 minutes, 68.5 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-81 (Barton), 2-? (Barber), 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-172 (68.5 ov)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Langdon15   1431--
Ruff12   2400--
McKenzie16   5191--
Nicol6   390--
Hutcheson10   6110--

Bay of Plenty first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Willisb Schroeder15     
JA Reidc Barber b Schroeder8     
PH Smithb Somerville15     
+E Andrewsb Warner26     
PN Carsonlbw b Schroeder0     
WJ McKenziec Gardiner b Warner3     
PL Lylec Clarey b Barton9     
J Nicolnot out2     
EW Hutchesonc Bruce b Warner0     
MC Langdonnot out2     
J Ruffdid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, 33 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Reid), 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?
King Country bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Schroeder11   2253--
Clarey5   1110--
Parker-Forbes2   0100--
Somerville3   0111--
Warner6   1103--
Barton6   1131--

--> There was no play on the final day.

No play was possible on the second day due to rain