Southland v Melbourne Cricket Club
Melbourne Cricket Club in New Zealand 1926/27
VenueRugby Park, Invercargill on 9th, 10th March 1927 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSouthland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMelbourne Cricket Club won by 10 wickets
UmpiresJS McGrath, WAH Oliver
Close of play day 1Melbourne Cricket Club (1) 207/9 (Hendry 23*)

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TG Grovesc Johnstone b Hendry33     
E Leeb Rodgerson2     
*J Lynchlbw b Rodgerson1     
EJ Kavanaghrun out13     
C Dixonlbw b Onyons32     
AV Poolec and b Rodgerson1     
F Goodsirb Rodgerson6     
NF McGowanrun out2     
E Cookb Onyons4     
+WM Carsonb Rodgerson7     
RHB Fogonot out7     
Extras(10 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 39.5 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-21, 3-60, 4-63, 5-63, 6-76, 7-93, 8-97, 9-114, 10-126 (39.5 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rodgerson19   6555--
Hendry10   2221--
Johnstone5   170--

Melbourne Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KM Campbellb Kavanagh33     
EP Dakinlbw b Goodsir3     
PB Woodb Fogo52     
TG Armstrongc and b Poole50     
+RS Jewellb Lynch8     
BA Onyonsc Dixon b Goodsir16     
RG Johnstoneb Goodsir0     
HSTL Hendrynot out35     
RS Rodgersonc Dixon b Goodsir0     
HCA Sandfordc Dixon b Cook3     
*VS Ransfordc and b Goodsir7     
Extras(17 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 41.2 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-98, 3-100, 4-130, 5-159, 6-159, 7-187, 8-191, 9-207, 10-227 (41.2 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Poole11   0551--
Groves2   0140--
Kavanagh5   0391--
Fogo6   1281--
Lynch3   0181--
Cook1   081--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Dixonb Rodgerson10     
E Leelbw b Rodgerson5     
TG Grovesb Ransford15     
EJ Kavanaghc Sandford b Rodgerson8     
AV Poolec and b Ransford2     
*J Lynchlbw b Ransford1     
F Goodsirc Rodgerson b Dakin32     
NF McGowanc Jewell b Dakin23     
E Cookc Campbell b Wood4     
+WM Carsonc Rodgerson b Wood0     
RHB Fogonot out1     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 29 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-33, 3-39, 4-44, 5-48, 6-48, 7-89, 8-108, 9-108, 10-109 (29 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rodgerson10   3293--
Ransford9   1253--
Dakin5   192--
Campbell2   0230--
Wood3   0152--

Melbourne Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EP Dakinnot out10     
KM Campbellnot out2     
PB Wooddid not bat      
TG Armstrongdid not bat      
+RS Jewelldid not bat      
BA Onyonsdid not bat      
RG Johnstonedid not bat      
HSTL Hendrydid not bat      
RS Rodgersondid not bat      
HCA Sandforddid not bat      
*VS Ransforddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 nb)3
Total(no wicket, 3 overs)15
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goodsir2   080--
Carson1   040--

--> Melbourne Cricket Club batted on after winning