New Zealand v Australia
Australia in New Zealand 1927/28
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 24th, 26th, 27th March 1928 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWA Duff, WJH Somervell
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 416/2 (Woodfull 250*, Schneider 50*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (1) 207/6 (Foley 10*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordc Lowry b Finlayson86     
WM Woodfullb McGirr284     
AF Kippaxc Lowry b McGirr16     
KJ Schneiderc Lowry b Badcock68     
*VY Richardsonnot out65     
A Jacksonc and b Merritt35     
+WAS Oldfielddid not bat      
CV Grimmettdid not bat      
DD Blackiedid not bat      
FL Mortondid not bat      
RLA McNameedid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 6 lb)19
Total(5 wickets, declared, 171.3 overs)573
Fall of wickets:
1-184 (Ponsford), 2-230 (Kippax), 3-448 (Schneider), 4-490 (Woodfull), 5-573 (Jackson, 171.3 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Badcock42   71211--
McGirr25   5882--
Read36   41020--
Finlayson36   9921--
Mills1   060--
Dempster3   0240--

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterb Grimmett44     
JE Millsb Grimmett58     
IM Hamiltonb McNamee40     
FT Badcockb Grimmett0     
*+TC Lowryc Oldfield b McNamee18     
H Foleynot out50     
N Gallichanlbw b McNamee11     
HM McGirrc Schneider b McNamee19     
CG Finlaysonb Blackie0     
WE Merrittb Blackie6     
RJ Readc Ponsford b Blackie9     
Extras(12 b, 7 lb, 14 nb)33
Total(all out, 103 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-88 (Dempster), 2-145 (Mills), 3-145 (Badcock), 4-177 (Hamilton), 5-182 (Lowry), 6-207 (Gallichan), 7-254 (McGirr), 8-256 (Finlayson), 9-266 (Merritt), 10-288 (Read, 103 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morton14   2410-9
McNamee23   7364-4
Grimmett35   5853--
Blackie31   7933-1

New Zealand second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsternot out33     
JE Millsb McNamee5     
*+TC Lowrynot out9     
IM Hamiltondid not bat      
FT Badcockdid not bat      
H Foleydid not bat      
N Gallichandid not bat      
HM McGirrdid not bat      
CG Finlaysondid not bat      
WE Merrittdid not bat      
RJ Readdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(1 wicket, 28 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Mills)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morton7   490--
McNamee9   551--
Grimmett8   2150--
Kippax2   060--
Schneider2   0120--

--> WM Woodfull (1) 200 in 245 minutes
--> WM Woodfull (1) passed his previous highest score of 236 in First-Class matches
--> WM Woodfull (1) passed 6500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 100
--> VY Richardson (1) passed 4500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 46
--> JE Mills (1) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 55