Poverty Bay v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1927/28
VenueThe Oval, Gisborne on 20th, 21st March 1928 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresP Martin, J Moody
Close of play day 1Poverty Bay (1) 75/9 (Turbitt 18*, Dow 6*)

Poverty Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GN Lockettb Morton6     
GJ Robertsonc Richardson b Morton5     
JW Schollumb Blackie16106    
FC Bennettb Morton0     
*LH Thomsonb Morton10     
CR Fraserb Morton0     
G Pocockb Morton1     
W Jenningsb Blackie3     
WJ Schollumb Blackie4     
+TT Turbittc Oxenham b McNamee28     
EH Downot out11     
Total(all out, 65 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-14, 3-14, 4-34, 5-34, 6-39, 7-44, 8-48, 9-55, 10-91 (65 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morton23   8276--
McNamee10   2161--
Blackie22   10253--
Kippax5   260--
Alexander5   1100--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordc Pocock b Lockett47 92   
WM Woodfullnot out50     
AF Kippaxnot out13     
*+VY Richardsondid not bat      
RK Oxenhamdid not bat      
WC Alexanderdid not bat      
FL Mortondid not bat      
RLA McNameedid not bat      
DD Blackiedid not bat      
KJ Schneiderdid not bat      
A Jacksondid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 53 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-97 (Ponsford)
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WJ Schollum10   2320--
Bennett16   7130--
Robertson8   0210--
Lockett9   2151--
Dow4   0230--
JW Schollum6   360--

Play was possible for only about two and a half hours each day