Auckland v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1927/28
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 9th, 10th, 12th March 1928 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 40 runs
UmpiresWA Duff, WJH Somervell
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 420/6 (Oldfield 16*, Grimmett 21*)
Close of play day 2Auckland (2) 20/0 (Bowley 14*, Postles 5*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordc Bowley b Anthony45     
WM Woodfullb Player69     
A Jacksonb GL Weir46     
AF Kippaxc Rowntree b Bowley11     
*VY Richardsonst Rowntree b Bowley107     
WC Alexanderc Rowntree b GL Weir95     
+WAS Oldfieldb Player16     
CV Grimmettb GL Weir22     
DD Blackieb Player3     
FL Mortonnot out6     
RLA McNameec Rowntree b Player0     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(all out, 140 overs)431
Fall of wickets:
1-86 (Ponsford), 2-146 (Woodfull), 3-171 (Kippax), 4-181 (Jackson), 5-382 (Richardson), 6-382 (Alexander), 7-420 (Oldfield), 8-424 (Grimmett), 9-426 (Blackie), 10-431 (McNamee, 140 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Player31   4934--
Langridge9   2330--
Postles8   1180--
Bowley19   0622--
GL Weir31   9643--
Anthony21   1721--
Snedden10   1310--
Cooper6   0260--
AF Weir5   1210--

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Blackie b Morton0     
AF Weirc Richardson b McNamee0     
IW Cooperb Grimmett12     
J Langridgec and b Blackie46     
A Anthonyc Woodfull b Morton23     
*ANC Sneddenc Woodfull b McNamee21     
AS Playernot out27     
WJ Hendyb McNamee0     
AJ Postlesb McNamee4     
GL Weirb McNamee10     
+RW Rowntreeb Grimmett10     
Extras(4 b, 11 lb, 3 nb)18
Total(all out, 88 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (AF Weir), 2-0 (Bowley), 3-27 (Cooper), 4-72 (Anthony), 5-113 (Langridge), 6-113 (Snedden), 7-113 (Hendy), 8-133 (Postles), 9-155 (GL Weir), 10-171 (Rowntree, 88 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morton19   7252-3
McNamee21   13125--
Grimmett27   3792--
Blackie21   4371--

Auckland second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyb Grimmett16     
AJ Postlesrun out49     
IW Cooperb Grimmett18     
J Langridgec McNamee b Grimmett78     
AF Weirlbw b Grimmett0     
A Anthonyb Grimmett3     
*ANC Sneddenc McNamee b Morton6     
AS Playerc and b Grimmett0     
WJ Hendyc McNamee b Grimmett16     
GL Weirb Blackie21     
+RW Rowntreenot out0     
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(all out, 105 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Bowley), 2-55 (Cooper), 3-119 (Postles), 4-119 (AF Weir), 5-125 (Anthony), 6-146 (Snedden), 7-147 (Player), 8-177 (Hendy), 9-220 (GL Weir), 10-220 (Langridge, 105 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morton21   4481--
McNamee27   6430--
Grimmett43   11917--
Blackie12   5131--
Kippax2   0120--

--> AF Weir made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> IW Cooper made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> ANC Snedden made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> WJ Hendy made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> J Langridge made his debut for Auckland in First-Class matches