Only Test, Christchurch, Mar 20 - 25 1947, England tour of New Zealand
(83 ov)265/7d
Match drawn
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Walter Hadlee (c)c Bedser b Yardley116-1671100.00
Bert Sutcliffe c †Evans b Bedser58-133700.00
Verdun Scott c Hammond b Pollard18-61200.00
Merv Wallace c †Evans b Bedser9-18100.00
Don Taylor lbw b Bedser12-53100.00
Brun Smith  b Bedser18-16100.00
Eric Tindill  b Pollard1-9000.00
Roy Scott  b Edrich18-43300.00
Jack Cowie  b Pollard45-112410.00
Tom Burtt not out 24-85000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 11, nb 5)26
TOTAL(102.4 Ov, RR: 3.36)345/9d
Did not bat: Colin Snedden 
Fall of wickets: 1-133 (Bert Sutcliffe), 2-195 (Walter Hadlee), 3-212 (Merv Wallace), 4-212 (Verdun Scott), 5-234 (Brun Smith), 6-238 (Eric Tindill), 7-258 (Don Taylor), 8-281 (Roy Scott), 9-345 (Jack Cowie)
Alec Bedser3959542.43---00
Dick Pollard29.487332.46---00
Bill Edrich1123513.18---00
Doug Wright1316104.69---00
Peter Smith604307.16---00
Norman Yardley401213.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
Cyril Washbrook c Smith b Cowie2-3000.00
Norman Yardley  b Cowie22-63200.00
Bill Edrich c Taylor b RH Scott42-95300.00
Denis Compton  b Cowie38-66210.00
Wally Hammond (c)c Sutcliffe b Cowie79-1231000.00
Jack Ikin c †Tindill b Cowie45-97600.00
Godfrey Evans not out 21-38300.00
Peter Smith c sub b Cowie1-16000.00
Alec Bedser not out 8-14200.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 1)7
TOTAL(83 Ov, RR: 3.19)265/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-46 (Norman Yardley), 3-79 (Bill Edrich), 4-125 (Denis Compton), 5-222 (Jack Ikin), 6-241 (Wally Hammond), 7-249 (Peter Smith)
Jack Cowie3048362.76---00
Roy Scott2337413.21---00
Tom Burtt1415503.92---00
Colin Snedden1654602.87---00
Fri, 21 Mar - day 1 -New Zealand 1st innings 306/8 (Jack Cowie 24*, Tom Burtt 9*, null ov)
Sat, 22 Mar - day 2 -England 1st innings 265/7 (Godfrey Evans 21*, Alec Bedser 8*, 83 ov)
Sun, 23 Mar - rest day
Mon, 24 Mar - day 3 -England 1st innings 265/7 (Godfrey Evans 21*, Alec Bedser 8*, 83 ov)
Tue, 25 Mar - day 4 -England 1st innings 265/7d (83 ov) - end of match
  • Match extended by 1 day (Extra day added after no play on day 3, but that was washed out as well)
  • Rain interrupted much of the playing time.
  • C.S.Dempster originally selected for this match, withdrew on the night before due to an eye injury.