Otago v New Zealand Universities
Other matches in New Zealand 1952/53
VenueUniversity Oval, Dunedin on 7th, 8th April 1953 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOtago won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Beale, JD Harwood
Close of play day 1No play

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Aimc Morris b Pine76     
WS Haigc Toomey b Pine1     
B Sutcliffec Perkins b Pine26     
EA Watsonb Perkins18     
L Wattlbw b Harris14     
TC Fraserc and b Harris8     
*LD Smithc Harris b Pine28     
+T Flawsb Pine9     
AM Moirb Harris15     
BC Allannot out1     
K Craignot out1     
Total(9 wickets, declared, 66 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blewden17   3540--
Pine25   3765--
Harris16   3343--
Perkins6   0211--
Morris2   0120--

New Zealand Universities first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LH Cornishc Smith b Moir73     
PM McCawc Flaws b Allan2     
*PGZ Harrisrun out55     
JB Morrisc and b Moir13     
M McGregorb Smith0     
WB Normanlbw b Smith2     
JEL Burtonc Smith b Moir5     
JHN Pinenot out18     
WR Perkinsst Flaws b Sutcliffe13     
NJTM Toomeynot out11     
RJ Blewdendid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, 68.1 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Craig7   0310--
Allan7   3201--
Smith17   0532--
Sutcliffe8   0351--
Haig2   050--