South Canterbury v Ashburton County
Other matches in New Zealand 1947/48
VenueHigh School Ground, Timaru on 13th March 1948 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Canterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Umpires[unknown], E Cox

South Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JEC McEwenc Harper b Doig33     
NJ Rileyrun out1     
R Bowdenc Griffiths b Ashworth0     
T Gallagherb Ashworth0     
NH Gouldrun out15     
SR Askeyc Wall b Moore24     
G Annearst Griffiths b Doig83     
LC Walkerc Doig b Wall20     
+JP Langc Jordan b Wall3     
RW Biggarb Jordan40     
LG Taylornot out9     
Extras(19 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)25
Total(all out, 52.3 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Riley), 2-9 (Bowden), 3-19 (Gallagher), 4-45, 5-79, 6-91, 7-137, 8-149, 9-225, 10-253 (52.3 ov)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashworth17   2522--
Jordan5   0341-1
Wall8   0362--
Moore7   0331--
Harper6   0280--
Zouch6   1160--

Ashburton County first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IS Gosnellst Lang b Gould21     
IM Hamiltonc Biggar b Gould83     
WS Ashworthb Taylor56     
HJ Jordanc Lang b Bowden15     
CR Pricerun out1     
MG Wallnot out51  81 
+IJ Griffithsnot out8     
JC Doigdid not bat      
LR Mooredid not bat      
CJ Harperdid not bat      
PL Zouchdid not bat      
Extras(24 b, 4 lb)28
Total(5 wickets, 59 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Gosnell), 2-163 (Hamilton), 3-185 (Ashworth), 4-187 (Price), 5-214 (Jordan)
South Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biggar15   3590--
Gould12   2472--
McEwen3   0140--
Taylor16   5531--
Bowden13   1621--

--> The match was scheduled for two days but completed in one.

G Annear and RW Biggar added 76 in 32 minutes for the ninth wicket in the South Canterbury first innings
IM Hamilton and WS Ashworth added 127 for the second wicket in the Ashburton County first innings