Auckland v Melbourne Cricket Club
Melbourne Cricket Club in New Zealand 1926/27
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 4th, 5th, 7th February 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Melbourne Cricket Club (1) 20/0 (Jewell 12*, Campbell 4*)
Close of play day 2Auckland (2) 21/1 (Gillespie 13*, Postles 2*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Campbell b Ebeling130     
A Anthonyb Ebeling39     
RE Fraterlbw b Ebeling7     
HD Gillespieb Ebeling0     
CFW Allcottc Campbell b Johnstone60     
*CCR Dacreb Wood2     
AJ Postleslbw b Ebeling12     
AM Mathesonb Johnstone13     
VC Butlerb Johnstone1     
AS Playerc Onyons b Ebeling8     
+AH Scottnot out2     
Total(all out, 87.6 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-108 (Anthony), 2-122, 3-122, 4-207, 5-214, 6-245, 7-270, 8-271, 9-274, 10-284 (87.6 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WW Armstrong12   0570--
TG Armstrong15   2530--
Rodgerson6   2170--
Ransford3   1100--
Johnstone10   2213--
Jewell5   1180--
Wood4   0131--
Onyons6   1220--

Melbourne Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Jewellc Scott b Matheson12     
+KM Campbellc Anthony b Allcott8     
BA Onyonsc sub (LTJ Monteith) b Player51     
TG Armstronglbw b Allcott1     
HI Ebelingb Matheson18     
HCA Sandfordb Allcott29     
VS Ransfordb Allcott100     
RG Johnstoneb Player20     
PB Woodc Anthony b Allcott6     
RS Rodgersonc Gillespie b Butler43     
*WW Armstrongnot out9     
Total(all out, 90.7 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-30, 3-32, 4-67, 5-122, 6-126, 7-165, 8-206, 9-283, 10-308 (90.7 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matheson25   4932--
Player18   2502--
Anthony10   1430--
Butler5   0191--
Dacre1   0100--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Gillespieb Johnstone22     
*CCR Dacrelbw b Ebeling2     
AJ Postlesc and b WW Armstrong15     
A Anthonyc and b TG Armstrong33     
RE Fraterb WW Armstrong46     
CFW Allcottc Rodgerson b TG Armstrong3     
VC Butlerc Campbell b Ebeling8     
AS Playernot out32     
AM Mathesonc Onyons b WW Armstrong1     
+AH Scottb Ebeling3     
EH Bowleyabsent hurt
Total(all out, 52.1 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-42, 3-44, 4-44, 5-104, 6-124, 7-146, 8-148, 9-171 (52.1 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WW Armstrong14   0553--
TG Armstrong9   1302--
Rodgerson3   0110--
Ransford3   0190--
Johnstone8   3211--

Melbourne Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HCA Sandfordrun out (Dacre)12     
*WW Armstrongb Matheson35     
RS Rodgersonb Matheson0     
PB Woodlbw b Player11     
TG Armstrongc sub (LTJ Monteith) b Player1     
VS Ransfordc Scott b Player21     
BA Onyonsnot out19     
RG Johnstonenot out2     
RS Jewelldid not bat      
+KM Campbelldid not bat      
HI Ebelingdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 42 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-27, 3-44, 4-62, 5-71, 6-91
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matheson19   4502--
Player17   0483--
Anthony1   020--
Butler2   110--
Dacre3   300--