Auckland Town Clubs v Auckland Country Associations
Other matches in New Zealand 1947/48
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 5th, 6th December 1947 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAuckland Town Clubs won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresEHS Dickey, VS Sale
Close of play day 1Auckland Country Associations (1) 9/0 (Rabone 3*, Wyatt 3*; 6 overs)

Auckland Country Associations first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GO Rabonec Scott b Cleal21     
IE Wyattb Iles55 161   
JK Everestc and b Iles53 991- 
BO Childnot out25 43   
+EC Petrienot out10     
CR Fraserdid not bat      
JP Blanedid not bat      
EL Childdid not bat      
WJ McKenziedid not bat      
JA Dunningdid not bat      
AF Lissettedid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(3 wickets, declared, 74 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-34 (Rabone), 2-123 (Everest), 3-136 (Wyatt)
Auckland Town Clubs bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayes12   1270--
Roberts13   4240--
Cleal15   3301--
CA Snedden22   13260--
Iles11   0512-1
Taylor1   060--

Auckland Town Clubs first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HT Pearsonb Lissette27     
WN Sneddenb Dunning0     
VJ Scottnot out48  32 
DD Taylornot out61 52101 
TJ Ilesdid not bat      
WM Wallacedid not bat      
JA Hayesdid not bat      
AC Robertsdid not bat      
+LAW Kentdid not bat      
OC Clealdid not bat      
CA Sneddendid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(2 wickets, 39 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (WN Snedden), 2-37 (Pearson)
Auckland Country Associations bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dunning7   1331--
McKenzie14   7360--
Rabone5   2100--
Lissette6   0161--
EL Child4   0220--
Blane3   0190--

--> Day 2 Lunch: Auckland Country Associations (1) 51/1 (Wyatt 12*, Everest 13*)

Play on the first day was halted by rain after 20 minutes and abandoned shortly after lunch with no further play possible that day
Rain delayed the start of play on the second day until 11.30am
Auckland Country Associations team had 1 player from Bay of Plenty (McKenzie), 4 from Northland (BO Child, EL Child, Dunning, Wyatt), 3 from Poverty Bay (Blane, Fraser, Rabone) and 3 from Waikato (Everest, Lissette, Petrie)
12th Men: JP Marsdon (Auckland Town Clubs), J Drake (Auckland Country Associations)