Only Test, Christchurch, March 21 - 25, 1947, England tour of New Zealand

Match drawn

New Zealand 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
Match Details
New Zealand 1st Innings 
Walter Hadlee (c)c Bedser b Yardley116-167110-
Bert Sutcliffe c †Evans b Bedser58-13370-
Verdun Scott c Hammond b Pollard18-6120-
Merv Wallace c †Evans b Bedser9-1810-
Don Taylor lbw b Bedser12-5310-
Brun Smith  b Bedser18-1610-
Eric Tindill  b Pollard1-900-
Roy Scott  b Edrich18-4330-
Jack Cowie  b Pollard45-11241-
Tom Burtt not out 24-8500-
Extras(b 10, lb 11, nb 5)26
TOTAL102.4 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 Cowie2-300-
Norman Yardley  b Cowie22-6320-
Bill Edrich c Taylor b RH Scott42-9530-
Denis Compton  b Cowie38-6621-
Wally Hammond (c)c Sutcliffe b Cowie79-123100-
Jack Ikin c †Tindill b Cowie45-9760-
Godfrey Evans not out 21-3830-
Peter Smith c sub b Cowie1-1600-
Alec Bedser not out 8-1420-
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 1)7
TOTAL83 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
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Fri, 21 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 306/8 (Jack Cowie 24*, Tom Burtt 9*)
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 - no play
Tue, 25 Mar - day 4 - no play
  • 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.
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