Canterbury v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1949/50
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 3rd, 4th March 1950 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 10 wickets
UmpiresTH Garbutt, HW Gourlay
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 97/5 (Duldig 1*, Tallon 7*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Leggatb Ring10     
RT Dowkerb Davidson1     
*WA Hadleeb Davidson0     
PGZ Harrisc and b Ring49     
PW O'Malleyc Davidson b Iverson12     
FB Smithc and b Ring7     
AR MacGibbonnot out41     
CG Snooklbw b Ring15     
TB Burttb Ring1     
+GF Andersonc Johnson b Iverson0     
JD Aldersonb Iverson1     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(all out, 60.2 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-5, 3-33, 4-68, 5-79, 6-82, 7-110, 8-112, 9-125, 10-143 (60.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson12   4292--
Johnson11   2170--
Ring23   8555--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Burkec MacGibbon b Burtt41     
KD Meulemanb MacGibbon5     
R Howardlbw b Snook1     
*WA Brownrun out8     
WG Driverc Alderson b MacGibbon29     
LD Duldiglbw b Alderson4     
+D Tallonlbw b MacGibbon24     
DT Ringb Alderson1     
AK Davidsonc Alderson b MacGibbon5     
LJ Johnsonb Alderson61     
JB Iversonnot out24     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-25, 3-38, 4-75, 5-85, 6-102, 7-108, 8-115, 9-148, 10-210 (60.4 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon24   2654--
Snook5   0221--
Burtt15   4701--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Leggatb Davidson2     
RT Dowkerb Johnson19     
*WA Hadleec Iverson b Johnson32     
PGZ Harrisc Iverson b Johnson0     
PW O'Malleyc Tallon b Iverson26     
FB Smithc Duldig b Johnson0     
AR MacGibbonb Johnson0     
CG Snookrun out1     
TB Burttnot out3     
+GF Andersonc Davidson b Ring4     
JD Aldersonb Iverson2     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 50.4 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-51, 3-53, 4-64, 5-70, 6-70, 7-79, 8-88, 9-93, 10-96 (50.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson12   3271--
Johnson17   9225--
Ring17   6301--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Burkenot out12     
KD Meulemannot out15     
R Howarddid not bat      
*WA Browndid not bat      
WG Driverdid not bat      
LD Duldigdid not bat      
+D Tallondid not bat      
DT Ringdid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
LJ Johnsondid not bat      
JB Iversondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 w)3
Total(no wicket, 16.2 overs)30
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon7   1100--
Alderson6   1110--
Snook2   200--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> PGZ Harris made his debut in first-class matches
--> CG Snook made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> LD Duldig made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches
--> AK Davidson made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches
--> JB Iverson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Canterbury first innings
--> AR MacGibbon achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Australians first innings (previous best was 3-42)