New Zealand v Australia
Australia in New Zealand 1927/28
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 31st March, 2nd, 3rd April 1928 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 7 wickets
UmpiresWM Beal, AD Downes
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 57/4 (Richardson 12*, Alexander 2*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (2) 97/5 (Lowry 16*, James 1*)

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterb Grimmett30     
JE Millsc Blackie b Oxenham17     
H Foleyb Oxenham24     
RC Bluntc Richardson b Blackie50     
FT Badcockb Grimmett0     
IM Hamiltonc and b Oxenham12     
*TC Lowryc McNamee b Grimmett3     
+KC James hit wkt b Grimmett2     
HM McGirrc Kippax b Grimmett0     
GR Dickinsonnot out0     
RJ Readb Grimmett0     
Extras(14 b, 7 lb, 3 nb)24
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Mills), 2-56 (Dempster), 3-141 (Blunt), 4-141 (Foley), 5-143 (Badcock), 6-151 (Lowry), 7-159 (James), 8-161 (Hamilton), 9-161 (McGirr), 10-162 (Read, 86.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McNamee18   3420-3
Blackie9   2131--
Oxenham31   16363--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordb Dickinson13     
WM Woodfullb Read15     
AF Kippaxc Blunt b Dickinson5     
KJ Schneiderb McGirr7     
*VY Richardsonc Foley b McGirr14     
WC Alexanderlbw b Blunt27     
RK Oxenhamnot out46     
+WAS Oldfieldc Badcock b Read5     
CV Grimmettb Blunt34     
DD Blackieb McGirr1     
RLA McNameelbw b McGirr12     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 78.4 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Ponsford), 2-33 (Kippax), 3-41 (Woodfull), 4-47 (Schneider), 5-84 (Alexander), 6-86 (Richardson), 7-93 (Oldfield), 8-162 (Grimmett), 9-163 (Blackie), 10-188 (McNamee, 78.4 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dickinson6   0262--
Badcock17   10140--
Blunt13   1432--
Read14   1302--
Lowry9   2120--

New Zealand second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterb McNamee3     
JE Millslbw b Blackie14     
H Foleyc Woodfull b Blackie42     
RC Bluntc Oldfield b Blackie0     
IM Hamiltonc Alexander b Grimmett4     
*TC Lowryc Oldfield b Grimmett49     
+KC Jamesc Richardson b McNamee5     
HM McGirrst Oldfield b Grimmett12     
FT Badcockc Oldfield b Blackie2     
RJ Readc Kippax b Blackie1     
GR Dickinsonnot out0     
Extras(12 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)22
Total(all out, 67.1 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Dempster), 2-50 (Mills), 3-50 (Blunt), 4-75 (Foley), 5-85 (Hamilton), 6-110 (James), 7-148 (Lowry), 8-151 (McGirr), 9-153 (Badcock), 10-154 (Read, 67.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McNamee14   2412-1
Oxenham9   5120--
Grimmett28   11523--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordb Badcock30     
WM Woodfullnot out45     
KJ Schneiderc Lowry b Badcock22     
*VY Richardsonst James b Lowry14     
AF Kippaxnot out12     
WC Alexanderdid not bat      
RK Oxenhamdid not bat      
+WAS Oldfielddid not bat      
CV Grimmettdid not bat      
DD Blackiedid not bat      
RLA McNameedid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, 45.2 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-38 (Ponsford), 2-82 (Schneider), 3-114 (Richardson)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Badcock13   4332--
Read6   1140--
Lowry8   2151--
Blunt4   1200--

--> KJ Schneider made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> RC Blunt (1) passed 5000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 25
--> WH Ponsford (2) passed 7000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 24
--> KJ Schneider (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 13