Auckland Colts v New Zealand Brabin XI
Other matches in New Zealand 1951/52
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 5th, 7th January 1952 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultAuckland Colts won by 5 wickets
UmpiresR Blennerhassett, EHS Dickey
Close of play day 1Auckland Colts (1) 60/3 (Postles 34*, Bremner 6*)

New Zealand Brabin XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Aimrun out38     
RD Arneillbw b Robinson14     
DN Macleodc Jones b VC Belsham60     
*RW Leamyc SE Belsham b VC Belsham12     
JEF Beckc Robinson b VC Belsham13     
KR Allenb Tracey13     
+T Flawsb VC Belsham40     
ME Brookesb VC Belsham22     
KO Butlerc Bremner b Jones1     
TL Jonesb VC Belsham0     
RB Simonsnot out1     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 114.3 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-78, 3-95, 4-125, 5-153, 6-155, 7-212, 8-217, 9-217, 10-218 (114.3 ov)
Auckland Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
VC Belsham42.319566--
Bremner3   090--
Jones28   10581--
Robinson23   6411--
Tracey18   0501--

Auckland Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Postlesc Aim b Brookes111  82 
KFJ Dwyerc Flaws b Butler4     
DL Perrylbw b Butler0     
RD Halliganb Butler16     
SG Bremnerc Jones b Brookes21     
J Traceyc Flaws b Brookes0     
*GA Richardsb Brookes13     
VC Belshamc Flaws b Brookes7     
+SE Belshamst Flaws b Brookes19     
B Robinsonc Leamy b Butler14     
A Jonesnot out1     
Extras(2 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(all out, 71 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-15, 3-43, 4-94, 5-98, 6-125, 7-145, 8-183, 9-202, 10-210 (71 ov)
New Zealand Brabin XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brookes25   6736--
Butler12   1324--
Simons9   1240--
Jones25   6770--

New Zealand Brabin XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Aimb Robinson28     
RD Arneilc Dwyer b Robinson3     
DN Macleodb Robinson14     
*RW Leamyb Robinson38     
JEF Beckst SE Belsham b Robinson4     
KR Allenc Tracey b Robinson9     
+T Flawsnot out28     
ME Brookesnot out0     
KO Butlerdid not bat      
TL Jonesdid not bat      
RB Simonsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(6 wickets, declared, 62 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-24, 3-64, 4-68, 5-82, 6-117
Auckland Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
VC Belsham12   4220--
Jones8   3140--
Robinson27   6576--
Tracey15   3310--

Auckland Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Postlesrun out4     
KFJ Dwyerrun out27     
DL Perryb Jones74 3574 
SG Bremnerst Flaws b Brookes2     
J Traceynot out9     
VC Belshamb Jones8     
*GA Richardsnot out9     
RD Halligandid not bat      
+SE Belshamdid not bat      
B Robinsondid not bat      
A Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(5 wickets, 18 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-54, 3-83, 4-89, 5-127
New Zealand Brabin XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brookes4   0521--
Butler5   0310--
Jones9   0502--

--> DL Perry scored 1 five in the Auckland Colts second innings