Wanganui v King Country
Other matches in New Zealand 1952/53
VenueVictoria Park, Wanganui on 14th, 15th February 1953 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWanganui won by 5 wickets
Close of play day 1

King Country first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Bartonc Barry b London34 1353- 
JR Barberc Williamson b Walsh14 45   
BH Warnerc Walsh b Patrick12     
F Schroederc Cameron b Patrick2     
E Clareyc Felts b London7     
+CE Graylbw b Young18 60   
*TW Somervilleb Felts13     
ME Allenb Young3     
B Gregoryc Cameron b Walsh13 35   
A Bruceb Walsh2     
GS Doylenot out1     
Total(all out, 74 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Barber), 2-54 (Warner), 3-56 (Schroeder), 4-? (Clarey), 5-? (Barton), 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-133 (74 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young9   1122--
Felts15   6231--
Patrick16   6222--
Walsh12   5223--
London15   4302--
Barry7   1100--

Wanganui first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Allenb Allen31  11 
JH Feltsc Gray b Allen3     
PW Patrickb Doyle2     
E McLeodb Schroeder16     
BD Upstonlbw b Allen1     
RM Younglbw b Doyle4     
*+DA Cameronb Allen16     
PR Williamsonc Schroeder b Doyle36     
RJ Barryrun out3     
R Londonc Doyle b Allen7     
B Walshnot out0     
Total(all out)130
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Felts), 2-? (Patrick), 3-39 (Allen), 4-52 (Upston), 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-130
King Country bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Schroeder13   6201--
Allen25   8365--
Doyle12   2263--

King Country second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DG Bartonb Young3     
JR Barberlbw b Young5     
BH Warnerc and b Walsh4     
F Schroederc Felts b Patrick8     
E Clareyb London16  2- 
+CE Graylbw b Young2     
*TW Somervillec and b Young0     
ME Allenc McLeod b Felts3     
B Gregoryb London4     
GS Doyleb London18     
A Brucenot out4     
Total(all out, 25.3 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Barton), 2-? (Barber), 3-12 (Warner), 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-75 (25.3 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walsh4   0171--
Young6   2134--
Patrick4   331--
Felts5   291--

Wanganui second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Allenb Bruce6     
E McLeodb Allen22     
PW Patricklbw b Allen2     
PR Williamsonc and b Allen5     
BD Upstonlbw b Allen4     
*+DA Cameronnot out19     
RM Youngnot out17     
JH Feltsdid not bat      
RJ Barrydid not bat      
R Londondid not bat      
B Walshdid not bat      
Total(5 wickets)79
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?
King Country bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allen11   3294--
Bruce9   2141--

--> Day 1 Lunch: King Country (1) 56/3 (Barton ?*)
--> Bowling in the Wanganui first innings adds 1 run under

As a result of the Hawke's Bay challenge for the Hawke Cup finishing in 2 days at Cook's Gardens, the second day of this match was transferred to Cook's Gardens and was played on the same pitch as the Hawke Cup match