Waikato v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1927/28
VenueSeddon Park, Hamilton on 7th, 8th March 1928 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRW Foster, C Morris
Close of play day 1Waikato (1) 186/9 (Hawke 31*, Everest 11*)

Waikato first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FT Badcockc Oldfield b McNamee15     
SAR Badeleyc and b Oxenham31     
EJ Kavanaghc Richardson b Morton19     
HN Lambertc Oldfield b McNamee2     
N Gallichanc Oxenham b Blackie14     
A Sandelc Woodfull b Schneider47     
*HM McGirrc and b Morton0     
+WR Garrardc Woodfull b Morton8     
D Hawkenot out31     
FJ Lenihanb Blackie0     
EW Everestb Morton15     
Total(all out, 73 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-59, 3-65, 4-87, 5-101, 6-101, 7-119, 8-155, 9-169, 10-190 (73 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morton14   3214--
McNamee22   5502--
Oxenham14   1411--
Blackie19   2482--
Kippax1   020--
Schneider3   0201--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Woodfulllbw b McGirr2     
KJ Schneiderc Gallichan b Everest28     
A Jacksonc Gallichan b Badcock0     
AF Kippaxc Gallichan b McGirr1     
WC Alexanderc Kavanagh b McGirr11     
*VY Richardsonc Garrard b Badcock41     
RK Oxenhamb Badcock11     
+WAS Oldfieldst Garrard b Badcock25     
FL Mortonb Lambert1     
DD Blackieb McGirr13     
RLA McNameenot out3     
Total(all out)144
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-11, 4-59, 5-72, 6-90, 7-107, 8-108, 9-128, 10-144
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Waikato second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJ Kavanaghc Richardson b Morton16     
A Sandelb McNamee20     
D Hawkec Oldfield b Blackie4     
N Gallichanb McNamee2     
SAR Badeleyc Richardson b Morton20     
+WR Garrardc Schneider b Blackie7     
HN Lambertc Oldfield b Morton13     
*HM McGirrc Oldfield b Blackie9     
FT Badcockb Morton15     
FJ Lenihanc Oldfield b Morton0     
EW Everestnot out2     
Total(all out, 35 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-36, 3-43, 4-66, 5-66, 6-87, 7-95, 8-105, 9-110, 10-117 (35 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McNamee10   1302--
Morton18   2535--
Blackie7   1253--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+WAS Oldfieldb Gallichan4     
RLA McNameeb Lenihan0     
*VY Richardsonnot out1     
WM Woodfulldid not bat      
KJ Schneiderdid not bat      
A Jacksondid not bat      
AF Kippaxdid not bat      
WC Alexanderdid not bat      
RK Oxenhamdid not bat      
FL Mortondid not bat      
DD Blackiedid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 2 overs)5
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-5 (2 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lenihan1   031--
Gallichan1   021--

The Waikato team was strengthened by the inclusion of Badcock, McGirr and Lambert from Wellington, Garrard from Rotorua, and Gallichan from Manawatu