Southland v Otago XI
Other matches in New Zealand 1947/48
VenueShowgrounds, Invercargill on 27th, 29th March 1948 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOtago XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouthland won by 1 wicket
UmpiresAJ Hamilton, J Payne
Close of play day 1Southland (1) 105/6 (Gibson 0*, CI Overton 4*)

Otago XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Wattb O'Grady10     
RH Robinsonb GWF Overton12     
AW Robertsc CI Overton b Cutler15     
SN McGregorb GWF Overton35     
LA Milnesb Cutler10     
DS St Johnb O'Grady3     
+GH Millsb O'Grady7     
*LD Smith hit wkt b Gibson42     
AM Moirst CV Shirley b Gibson37     
WS Haignot out7     
FW Stanleyc and b LT Shirley1     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 80.1 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-23, 3-58, 4-73, 5-82, 6-93, 7-105, 8-177, 9-186, 10-187 (80.1 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GWF Overton26   11382--
O'Grady21   4403--
Cutler16   1502--
Giles11   1300--
LT Shirley4.10111--
Gibson2   0102--

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IG Gilbertsonb Stanley1     
AW Gilbertsonrun out41     
*ASH Cutlerb Robinson35     
+CV Shirleyc Haig b Robinson13     
JA Gillc Smith b Robinson0     
PS Gilesc Smith b Robinson6     
DG Gibsonc St John b Robinson10     
CI Overtonb Robinson7     
LT Shirleyst Mills b Robinson5     
GWF Overtonst Mills b Robinson0     
NF O'Gradynot out0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (IG Gilbertson), 2-73 (Cutler), 3-89 (CV Shirley), 4-93 (Gill), 5-101 (AW Gilbertson), 6-101 (Giles), 7-112 (CI Overton), 8-122, 9-123, 10-123 (56.4 ov)
Otago XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stanley14   3231--
Roberts9   1130--
Smith14   4230--
Moir1   020--

Otago XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Wattc Gill b O'Grady2     
AM Moirrun out6     
WS Haigc IG Gilbertson b Gibson11     
SN McGregorc Cutler b Gibson1     
AW Robertsc CI Overton b O'Grady32     
LA Milnesb GWF Overton3     
DS St Johnb GWF Overton4     
+GH Millsb O'Grady9     
RH Robinsonst CV Shirley b Gibson11     
*LD Smith hit wkt b Gibson5     
FW Stanleynot out1     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 53.5 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Watt), 2-12 (Moir), 3-17 (McGregor), 4-28 (Haig), 5-33 (Milnes), 6-49 (St John), 7-59 (Roberts), 8-69 (Mills), 9-83 (Smith), 10-86 (Robinson, 53.5 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GWF Overton21   10232--
O'Grady13   5173--
Giles6   390--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PS Gilesb Roberts41     
AW Gilbertsonb Robinson18     
*ASH Cutlerrun out45     
+CV Shirleyc Haig b Robinson1     
DG Gibsonb Robinson1     
IG Gilbertsonc Robinson b Roberts2     
JA Gillc Smith b Robinson6     
CI Overtonst Mills b Robinson16     
LT Shirleyb Roberts0     
GWF Overtonnot out6     
NF O'Gradynot out8     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(9 wickets, 64.2 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-31 (AW Gilbertson), 2-81 (Giles), 3-86 (CV Shirley), 4-93 (Gibson), 5-113 (IG Gilbertson), 6-119, 7-124, 8-128, 9-142
Otago XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts29   10253--
Stanley4   0110--
Moir4   1140--

--> Day 1 Lunch: Otago XI (1) 88/5 (McGregor 33*, Mills ?*)
--> Southland first innings: 100 in 110 minutes
--> Southland second innings: 100 in 100 minutes