1st Test, Lord's, Jun 27-30 1931, New Zealand tour of England
224 & 469/9d
(55 ov, target 240)
454 & 146/5
Match drawn
New Zealand 1st Innings
JE Mills  b Peebles34---0-
CS Dempster lbw b Peebles53---0-
GL Weir lbw b Peebles37---0-
JL Kerr st †Ames b Robins2--00-
RC Blunt c Hammond b Robins7---0-
ML Page  b Allen23---0-
TC Lowry (c)c Hammond b Robins1--00-
IB Cromb c †Ames b Peebles20---0-
CFW Allcott c Hammond b Peebles13---0-
WE Merritt c Jardine b Hammond17---0-
KC James not out1--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 1, w 1)16
TOTAL(74.3 Ov, RR: 3.0)224
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Jackie Mills), 2-130 (Stewie Dempster), 3-136 ('Dad' Weir), 4-140 (Jack Kerr), 5-153 (Roger Blunt), 6-161 (Tom Lowry), 7-190 (Ian Cromb), 8-191 (Curly Page), 9-209 (Cyril Allcott), 10-224 (Bill Merritt)
W Voce1014004.0000
GOB Allen1524513.0000
WR Hammond10.35810.7600
IAR Peebles2637752.9600
RWV Robins1333832.9200
England 1st Innings
AH Bakewell lbw b Cromb9--10-
J Arnold c Page b Cromb0--00-
WR Hammond  b Cromb7--00-
KS Duleepsinhji c Kerr b Merritt25--20-
DR Jardine (c)c Blunt b Merritt38--40-
FE Woolley lbw b Merritt80-80110-
LEG Ames c †James b Weir137-205182-
IAR Peebles st †James b Merritt0-500-
GOB Allen c Lowry b Weir122-170141-
RWV Robins c Lowry b Weir12--10-
W Voce not out1--00-
Extras(b 15, lb 8)23
TOTAL(134 Ov, RR: 3.38)454
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (John Arnold), 2-14 (Fred Bakewell), 3-31 (Wally Hammond), 4-62 (Duleep), 5-129 (Douglas Jardine), 6-188 (Frank Woolley), 7-190 (Ian Peebles), 8-436 (Les Ames), 9-447 (Sir Gubby Allen), 10-454 (Walter Robins)
IB Cromb37711333.0500
GL Weir813834.7500
RC Blunt46912402.6900
CFW Allcott1733402.0000
WE Merritt23210444.5200
ML Page301806.0000
New Zealand 2nd Innings
CS Dempster  b Hammond120-235100-
JE Mills  b Allen02-000.00
GL Weir  b Allen40-130-0-
ML Page c & b Peebles104-220150-
RC Blunt  b Robins96-18080-
JL Kerr lbw b Peebles0--00-
IB Cromb c Voce b Robins14---0-
WE Merritt  b Peebles5---0-
TC Lowry (c) b Peebles34---0-
CFW Allcott not out20---0-
Extras(b 23, lb 10, nb 2, w 1)36
TOTAL(157.4 Ov, RR: 2.97)469/9d
Did not bat: KC James 
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Jackie Mills), 2-100 ('Dad' Weir), 3-218 (Stewie Dempster), 4-360 (Curly Page), 5-360 (Jack Kerr), 6-389 (Ian Cromb), 7-404 (Roger Blunt), 8-406 (Bill Merritt), 9-469 (Tom Lowry)
W Voce32116001.8700
GOB Allen2584721.8800
WR Hammond2125012.3800
IAR Peebles42.4615043.5100
RWV Robins37512623.4000
England 2nd Innings (target: 240 runs)
AH Bakewell c Blunt b Cromb27--30-
J Arnold c & b Blunt34--50-
WR Hammond run out46--60-
KS Duleepsinhji c †James b Allcott11--10-
FE Woolley  b Cromb9--00-
LEG Ames not out17--10-
DR Jardine (c)not out0--00-
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(55 Ov, RR: 2.65)146/5
Fall of wickets: 1-62 (Fred Bakewell), 2-62 (John Arnold), 3-94 (Duleep), 4-105 (Frank Woolley), 5-144 (Wally Hammond)
IB Cromb2554421.7600
GL Weir511803.6000
RC Blunt1455413.8500
CFW Allcott1022612.6000
WE Merritt10202.0000
Lord's, London
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 209
Match days27,29,30 June 1931 (3-day match)
Test debut
Fred Bakewell
John Arnold
Jack Kerr
Ian Cromb
Joe Hardstaff
Frank Chester
Sat, 27 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 190/7 (LEG Ames 15*)
Sun, 28 Jun - rest day
Mon, 29 Jun - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 161/2 (CS Dempster 86*, ML Page 31*)
Tue, 30 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 146/5 (55 ov) - end of match
  • New Zealand's first away fixture
  • After NZ'S performances in the first test and county matches to that time, Surrey and Lancashire consented to drop their planned fixtures, and to make The Oval and Old Trafford available for two more tests not originally scheduled.