IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts v Nelson
Other matches in New Zealand 1952/53
VenueHagley Oval, Christchurch on 4th, 6th April 1953 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultIB Cromb's Canterbury Colts won by 4 wickets
Close of play day 1Nelson (2) 40/5 (Guy 0*; 11 overs)

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
N Bartonb Duckmanton7     
*AA Hunterc Greatbatch b Harliwich30     
JW Guylbw b Bennett18     
LB Readelbw b Bennett13     
+IH Chingc Royfee b Bennett11     
BG Gullyc Harliwich b Duckmanton7     
R Patiencec Chapple b Greatbatch5     
RG Fowlerc Harliwich b Duckmanton0     
RS Challiesc and b Duckmanton1     
NE Averynot out0     
PJ Bloomfieldb Greatbatch3     
Total(all out, 46 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-101 (46 ov)
IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Betty5   2130--
Bennett12   5223--
Harliwich4   0131--
Chapple4   230--
Sinclair5   0160--
Duckmanton13   3254--
Greatbatch3   032--

IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ME Chapplec Reade b Challies50     
GE Royfeeb Avery20     
NV Bennettlbw b Challies3     
*IB Crombc Challies b Patience71     
OR Greatbatchc Avery b Challies2     
SM Bettyb Challies1     
IM Sinclairlbw b Challies5     
AG Duckmantonc Ching b Avery1     
R Pannellb Challies3     
JA Harliwichrun out1     
+LB Glanvillenot out21     
Total(all out, 41.1 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-180 (41.1 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bloomfield6   1290--
Avery11   0492--
Challies16   5546--
Hunter5   0290--
Gully2   0100--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
N Bartonc Bennett b Greatbatch15     
R Patiencelbw b Royfee18     
RS Challiesb Greatbatch0     
NE Averyc Glanville b Greatbatch0     
*AA Hunterlbw b Greatbatch0     
JW Guyc Royfee b Cromb99     
LB Readeb Sinclair7     
+IH Chingc Betty b Bennett34     
BG Gullylbw b Harliwich4     
RG Fowlerrun out3     
PJ Bloomfieldnot out0     
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-40 (10.6 ov), 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-204 (71.3 ov)
IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greatbatch18   8364--
Pannell4   1140--
Royfee1   0101--
Sinclair10   4141--
Duckmanton12   3450--
Bennett13   1371--
Betty6   2120--
Harliwich5   241--

IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OR Greatbatchb Avery6     
JA Harliwichb Bloomfield0     
SM Bettyb Bloomfield1     
AG Duckmantonlbw b Avery12     
R Pannellb Challies9     
IM Sinclairb Patience42     
+LB Glanvillenot out52     
NV Bennettnot out6     
ME Chappledid not bat      
GE Royfeedid not bat      
*IB Crombdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 30.4 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-44, 6-92
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bloomfield10   0322--
Avery7   1172--
Challies7   0321--
Patience5   0201--
Barton1   090--

--> Nelson second innings batting adds 1 run under

JW Guy and IH Ching added 89 for the seventh wicket in the Nelson second innings
IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts reached their victory target with Glanville hitting 3 sixes from the 4 balls bowled after the tea break just before the rain arrived