Canterbury v Melbourne Cricket Club
Melbourne Cricket Club in New Zealand 1926/27
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 4th, 5th, 7th March 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresR Coleman, JL Forrester
Close of play day 1Melbourne Cricket Club (1) 25/2 (Rodgerson 2*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (2) 50/0 (Gregory 29*, Hamilton 20*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GR Gregoryb Ebeling9     
IM Hamiltonc Campbell b Ebeling45     
WR Patrickb Ebeling0     
*ML Pagest Campbell b Armstrong77     
DC Nixonc Hendry b Johnstone45     
AW Robertsc Ebeling b Armstrong19     
+MK Boonb Ebeling59     
CE Evansrun out54     
RJ Readc Johnstone b Armstrong22     
WE Merrittb Ebeling2     
WHR Cunninghamnot out8     
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 80.1 overs)346
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-92, 4-178, 5-181, 6-214, 7-276, 8-311, 9-327, 10-346 (80.1 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ebeling25   31025--
Hendry13   1560--
Rodgerson1   050--
Armstrong22   4933--
Sandford3   0220--
Jewell3   0180--

Melbourne Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Jewellb Read3     
+KM Campbellb Read20     
RS Rodgersonb Merritt22     
HSTL Hendryrun out (Evans)64     
HCA Sandfordst Boon b Evans21     
BA Onyonsc Merritt b Cunningham112     
RG Johnstonec Patrick b Cunningham83     
*VS Ransfordb Cunningham9     
PB Woodc Boon b Read2     
TG Armstrongnot out3     
HI Ebelingc Hamilton b Cunningham1     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 87.5 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-25, 3-75, 4-124, 5-133, 6-317, 7-343, 8-346, 9-346, 10-350 (87.5 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Read30   5813--
Merritt17   0801--
Nixon9   0340--
Evans9   0621--
Patrick1   0130--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GR Gregoryc Jewell b Ebeling39     
IM Hamiltonb Armstrong23     
*ML Pagelbw b Armstrong16     
DC Nixonc Jewell b Hendry32     
AW Robertsc and b Armstrong71     
WR Patricklbw b Ebeling20     
+MK Boonc Hendry b Armstrong2     
CE Evansb Ebeling13     
RJ Readnot out29     
WE Merrittnot out1     
WHR Cunninghamdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 70 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-75, 3-93, 4-137, 5-166, 6-192, 7-221, 8-249
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ebeling22   1643--
Hendry14   2451--
Armstrong26   1994--
Johnstone1   050--
Sandford2   0170--
Ransford5   1160--

Melbourne Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HSTL Hendryc Hamilton b Cunningham3     
HCA Sandfordb Read13     
BA Onyonsnot out37     
RG Johnstoneb Merritt3     
RS Jewellb Merritt4     
RS Rodgersonb Merritt3     
*VS Ransfordnot out30     
+KM Campbelldid not bat      
PB Wooddid not bat      
TG Armstrongdid not bat      
HI Ebelingdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(5 wickets, 43 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-17, 3-29, 4-33, 5-39
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Read17   9141--
Cunningham9   5161--
Merritt11   2293--
Nixon3   0180--
Evans3   0160--