North Eastern Transvaal v New Zealanders
New Zealand in Australia and South Africa 1953/54
VenueBerea Park, Pretoria on 3rd, 4th December 1953 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorth Eastern Transvaal won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCD Coote, GI Fitzpatrick
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 20/0 (Sutcliffe 14*, Chapple 6*)

North Eastern Transvaal first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PC Daviesb Reid49     
CH Kirtonc Sutcliffe b Poore53     
*MB Hofmeyrb MacGibbon3     
A Dennisrun out10     
WL Hallnot out33     
+JH Richardsonlbw b Poore4     
JW Blewettc Chapple b Poore0     
BAL Wilesc Mooney b Poore13     
ETE Hansenb Poore0     
IW Shearerb Poore0     
GV Middlewicklbw b Reid3     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 5 nb)9
Total(all out, 68.5 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-94, 2-99, 3-120, 4-123, 5-132, 6-132, 7-162, 8-170, 9-177, 10-177 (68.5 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon11   3231--
Leggat6   1220--
Bell20   3670--
Poore24   10476--
Sutcliffe2   130--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*B Sutclifferetired hurt130 220121 
ME Chapplenot out128 28891 
MB Poorenot out26     
JR Reiddid not bat      
LSM Millerdid not bat      
JEF Beckdid not bat      
IB Leggatdid not bat      
+FLH Mooneydid not bat      
AR MacGibbondid not bat      
EW Dempsterdid not bat      
W Belldid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(no wicket, 80 overs)291
North Eastern Transvaal bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Middlewick22   4620--
Blewett7   0380--
Wiles26   21090--
Shearer10   2410--
Hansen15   2340--

--> B Sutcliffe retired hurt in the New Zealanders first innings having scored 130 (team score 213/0)