result
1st Test, Wellington, Mar 6 - 10 1953, South Africa tour of New Zealand
(118.5 ov)(f/o) 172 & 172
South Africa won by an innings and 180 runs
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jackie McGlew not out 255-534190-
John Waite c †Mooney b Blair35---0-
John Watkins c Reid b Blair14---0-
Ken Funston  b Fisher2--00-
Russell Endean c †Mooney b Blair41---0-
Roy McLean  b Blair5---0-
Jack Cheetham (c) b Burtt17---0-
Anton Murray st †Mooney b Burtt109-219100-
Percy Mansell run out 10---0-
Hugh Tayfield not out 27---2-
Extras(b 5, lb 4)9
TOTAL(174 Ov, RR: 3.01)524/8d
Did not bat: Eddie Fuller 
Fall of wickets: 0-54, 1-83 (John Watkins), 2-92 (Ken Funston), 3-177 (Russell Endean), 4-187 (Roy McLean), 5-189 (John Waite), 6-238 (Jack Cheetham), 7-484 (Anton Murray), 8-494 (Percy Mansell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Blair3649842.72---00
Eric Fisher3467812.29---00
John Reid2483601.50---00
Tom Burtt44714023.18---00
Alex Moir35415904.54---00
Bert Sutcliffe10404.00---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bert Sutcliffe c McGlew b Watkins62-175-0-
Gordon Leggat c Fuller b Tayfield22---0-
Eric Fisher  b Fuller9---0-
Merv Wallace (c)c †Waite b Murray4---0-
Ted Meuli c Endean b Murray15---0-
Lawrie Miller c Endean b Tayfield17---0-
John Reid  b Murray1--00-
Frank Mooney not out 27---0-
Alex Moir run out 1--00-
Tom Burtt lbw b Fuller10---0-
Bob Blair  b Fuller0--00-
Extras(b 3, nb 1)4
TOTAL(123.4 Ov, RR: 1.39)172
Fall of wickets: 1-71 (Gordon Leggat), 2-91 (Bert Sutcliffe), 3-96 (Merv Wallace), 4-98 (Eric Fisher), 5-127 (Lawrie Miller), 6-131 (John Reid), 7-134 (Ted Meuli), 8-135 (Alex Moir), 9-172 (Tom Burtt), 10-172 (Bob Blair)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Eddie Fuller19.472931.47---00
John Watkins27172911.07---00
Hugh Tayfield38155321.39---00
Percy Mansell1132702.45---00
Anton Murray28153031.07---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bert Sutcliffe  b Murray33--60-
Gordon Leggat c Endean b Watkins47-19030-
Merv Wallace (c) b Tayfield2--00-
Ted Meuli  b Fuller23-66-0-
Lawrie Miller c †Waite b Watkins13---0-
John Reid c †Waite b Murray9---0-
Frank Mooney  b Tayfield9-77-0-
Alex Moir c Fuller b Watkins0--00-
Eric Fisher c †Waite b Watkins14-77-0-
Tom Burtt lbw b Tayfield0--00-
Bob Blair not out 6---0-
Extras(b 16)16
TOTAL(118.5 Ov, RR: 1.44)172
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Bert Sutcliffe), 2-46 (Merv Wallace), 3-109 (Ted Meuli), 4-121 (Gordon Leggat), 5-137 (Lawrie Miller), 6-141 (John Reid), 7-142 (Alex Moir), 8-162 (Frank Mooney), 9-162 (Tom Burtt), 10-172 (Eric Fisher)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Eddie Fuller2784311.59---00
John Watkins23.5142240.92---00
Hugh Tayfield32124231.31---00
Percy Mansell1323002.30---00
Anton Murray23161920.82---00
MATCH DETAILS
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of New Zealand
Season1952/53
Series resultSouth Africa led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 368
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Bob Blair
Bob Blair
Eric Fisher
Eric Fisher
Lawrie Miller
Lawrie Miller
Ted Meuli
Ted Meuli
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Jock McLellan
New Zealand Image
Robin Currie
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 06 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 300/6 (Jackie McGlew 151*, Anton Murray 29*)
Sat, 07 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 80/1 (Bert Sutcliffe 57*, Eric Fisher 0*)
Sun, 08 Mar - rest day
Mon, 09 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 58/2 (Gordon Leggat 13*, Ted Meuli 6*)
Tue, 10 Mar - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 172 (118.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • JHB Waite (1) retired hurt on 33* from 54/0 to 187/4 (strained neck muscles)