3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 14-17 1937, New Zealand tour of England
249 & 187
(9.2 ov, target 183)
254/7d & 31/1
Match drawn
New Zealand 1st Innings
HG Vivian c †Ames b Gover13---0-
WA Hadlee  b Matthews18---0-
WM Wallace run out8---0-
GL Weir c Matthews b Gover3--00-
MP Donnelly c Hutton b Robins58-6060-
DAR Moloney  b Hammond23---0-
ML Page (c)c Washbrook b Robins53---0-
AW Roberts c Hutton b Gover50--60-
EWT Tindill  b Robins4---0-
JA Dunning c Gover b Robins0--00-
J Cowie not out4---0-
Extras(b 2, lb 11, nb 2)15
TOTAL(83.1 Ov, RR: 2.99)249
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Giff Vivian), 2-36 (Walter Hadlee), 3-42 (Merv Wallace), 4-47 ('Dad' Weir), 5-97 (Sonny Moloney), 6-145 (Martin Donnelly), 7-222 (Alby Roberts), 8-244 (Eric Tindill), 9-244 (Jack Dunning), 10-249 (Curly Page)
AR Gover2838533.0300
ADG Matthews2265212.3600
TWJ Goddard1022502.5000
WR Hammond712513.5700
RWV Robins14.124042.8200
L Hutton20703.5000
England 1st Innings
CJ Barnett c Hadlee b Cowie13---0-
L Hutton c & b Vivian12---0-
C Washbrook lbw b Vivian9---0-
DCS Compton run out65-120-0-
J Hardstaffjnr  b Cowie103-180160-
WR Hammond c Wallace b Cowie31---0-
LEG Ames not out6---0-
RWV Robins (c)c & b Roberts9---0-
ADG Matthews not out2--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 1, w 1)4
TOTAL(93 Ov, RR: 2.73)254/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Charlie Barnett), 2-31 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-36 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 4-161 (Denis Compton), 5-222 (Wally Hammond), 6-240 (Joe Hardstaff), 7-249 (Walter Robins)
J Cowie2457333.0400
AW Roberts1542611.7300
JA Dunning2558903.5600
HG Vivian2956222.1300
New Zealand 2nd Innings
HG Vivian lbw b Hammond57-9070-
WA Hadlee c Compton b Matthews0--00-
WM Wallace lbw b Gover7---0-
GL Weir c Barnett b Goddard8---0-
DAR Moloney  b Compton38-125-0-
MP Donnelly c †Ames b Hammond0--00-
AW Roberts lbw b Goddard9---0-
EWT Tindill not out37-90-0-
JA Dunning  b Compton19---0-
J Cowie c Robins b Hutton2--00-
ML Page (c)absent hurt-
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 1)10
TOTAL(68.4 Ov, RR: 2.72)187
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Walter Hadlee), 2-19 (Merv Wallace), 3-46 ('Dad' Weir), 4-87 (Giff Vivian), 5-94 (Martin Donnelly), 6-107 (Alby Roberts), 7-150 (Sonny Moloney), 8-182 (Jack Dunning), 9-187 (Jack Cowie)
AR Gover1214213.5000
ADG Matthews821311.6200
TWJ Goddard1884122.2700
WR Hammond1131921.7200
RWV Robins1122402.1800
L Hutton2.41411.5000
DCS Compton603425.6600
England 2nd Innings (target: 183 runs)
CJ Barnett c Roberts b Dunning21---0-
C Washbrook not out8---0-
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(9.2 Ov, RR: 3.32)31/1
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Charlie Barnett)
J Cowie411503.7500
AW Roberts41902.2500
JA Dunning1.20513.7500
Kennington Oval, London
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 262
Match days14,16,17 August 1937 (3-day match)
Test debut
Cyril Washbrook
Denis Compton
Austin Matthews
Tiger Smith
Arthur Dolphin
Sat, 14 Aug - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 20/0 (HG Vivian 13*, WA Hadlee 7*)
Sun, 15 Aug - rest day
Mon, 16 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 86/3 (DCS Compton 28*, J Hardstaff 23*)
Tue, 17 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 31/1 (9.2 ov) - end of match