1st Test, Lord's, June 27 - 30, 1931, New Zealand tour of England
224 & 469/9d
(T:240) 454 & 146/5

Match drawn

New Zealand 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand 1st Innings 
Jackie Mills  b Peebles34---0-
Stewie Dempster lbw b Peebles53---0-
'Dad' Weir lbw b Peebles37---0-
Jack Kerr st †Ames b Robins2--00-
Roger Blunt c Hammond b Robins7---0-
Curly Page  b Allen23---0-
Tom Lowry (c)c Hammond b Robins1--00-
Ian Cromb c †Ames b Peebles20---0-
Cyril Allcott c Hammond b Peebles13---0-
Bill Merritt c Jardine b Hammond17---0-
Ken James not out 1--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 1, w 1)16
TOTAL74.3 Ov (RR: 3.00)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)
Bill Voce1014004.00---00
Gubby Allen1524513.00---00
Wally Hammond10.35810.76---00
Ian Peebles2637752.96---00
Walter Robins1333832.92---00
England 1st Innings 
Fred Bakewell lbw b Cromb9--10-
John Arnold c Page b Cromb0--00-
Wally Hammond  b Cromb7--00-
Duleep c Kerr b Merritt25--20-
Douglas Jardine (c)c Blunt b Merritt38--40-
Frank Woolley lbw b Merritt80-80110-
Les Ames c †James b Weir137-205182-
Ian Peebles st †James b Merritt0-500-
Gubby Allen c Lowry b Weir122-170141-
Walter Robins c Lowry b Weir12--10-
Bill Voce not out 1--00-
Extras(b 15, lb 8)23
TOTAL134 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 (Gubby Allen), 10-454 (Walter Robins)
Ian Cromb37711333.05---00
'Dad' Weir813834.75---00
Roger Blunt46912402.69---00
Cyril Allcott1733402.00---00
Bill Merritt23210444.52---00
Curly Page301806.00---00
New Zealand 2nd Innings 
Stewie Dempster  b Hammond120-235100-
Jackie Mills  b Allen02-000.00
'Dad' Weir  b Allen40-130-0-
Curly Page c & b Peebles104-220150-
Roger Blunt  b Robins96-18080-
Jack Kerr lbw b Peebles0--00-
Ian Cromb c Voce b Robins14---0-
Bill Merritt  b Peebles5---0-
Tom Lowry (c) b Peebles34---0-
Cyril Allcott not out 20---0-
Extras(b 23, lb 10, nb 2, w 1)36
TOTAL157.4 Ov (RR: 2.97)469/9d
Did not bat: Ken 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)
Bill Voce32116001.87---00
Gubby Allen2584721.88---00
Wally Hammond2125012.38---00
Ian Peebles42.4615043.51---00
Walter Robins37512623.40---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 240 runs)
Fred Bakewell c Blunt b Cromb27--30-
John Arnold c & b Blunt34--50-
Wally Hammond run out 46--60-
Duleep c †James b Allcott11--10-
Frank Woolley  b Cromb9--00-
Les Ames not out 17--10-
Douglas Jardine (c)not out 0--00-
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL55 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)
Ian Cromb2554421.76---00
'Dad' Weir511803.60---00
Roger Blunt1455413.85---00
Cyril Allcott1022612.60---00
Bill Merritt10202.00---00
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Sat, 27 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 190/7 (Les Ames 15*)
Sun, 28 Jun - rest day
Mon, 29 Jun - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 161/2 (Stewie Dempster 86*, Curly 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.
Lord's, London
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 209
Match daysday (3-day match)
Test debut
Fred Bakewell
Fred Bakewell
John Arnold
John Arnold
Ian Cromb
Ian Cromb
Jack Kerr
Jack Kerr
England Innings
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