New Zealand v South Africa
South Africa in Australia and New Zealand 1952/53 (2nd Test)
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 13th, 14th, 16th, 17th March 1953 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJC Harris, TM Pearce
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 230/4 (Endean 50*, Cheetham 38*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (1) 74/2 (Rabone 6*, Poore 1*)
Close of play day 3New Zealand (1) 245 all out

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewc Chapple b Dempster18 65 - 
+JHB Waitec Mooney b Blair72 2146- 
JC Watkinsc Reid b Blair30     
KJ Funstonc Dempster b Poore13     
WR Endeanst Mooney b Rabone116 2759- 
*JE Cheethamrun out54 1606- 
RA McLeanc Reid b Rabone0 5-- 
ARA Murrayb Reid6 46 - 
PNF Mansellnot out30 67 - 
HJ Tayfieldb Rabone9     
ERH Fullerc Mooney b Poore17 31 - 
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(all out, 162 overs)377
Fall of wickets:
1-39 (McGlew), 2-78 (Watkins), 3-124 (Funston), 4-139 (Waite), 5-269 (Cheetham), 6-274 (McLean), 7-308 (Murray), 8-330 (Endean), 9-340 (Tayfield), 10-377 (Fuller, 162 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair30   6642--
MacGibbon28   6720--
Reid22   3551--
Dempster39   9841--
Rabone24   4623--
Poore19   8282--

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Sutcliffec Waite b Tayfield45 12051 
ME Chapplec Cheetham b Tayfield22     
GO Rabonerun out29 215 - 
MB Pooreb Mansell45 1538- 
*WM Wallacec Mansell b Tayfield23     
LSM Millerc Waite b Murray44 144 - 
+FLH Mooneyc Endean b Tayfield2     
JR Reidc Waite b Watkins7     
AR MacGibbonc Murray b Watkins2     
EW Dempsterc Funston b Tayfield14 66 - 
RW Blairnot out0     
Extras(7 b, 5 lb)12
Total(all out, 171.2 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-54 (Chapple), 2-70 (Sutcliffe), 3-141 (Poore), 4-152 (Rabone), 5-175 (Wallace), 6-185 (Mooney), 7-203 (Reid), 8-207 (MacGibbon), 9-245 (Miller), 10-245 (Dempster, 171.2 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller37   13600--
Watkins38   20512--
Murray31   16291--
Mansell18   9291--
Cheetham1   020--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewb Reid50 1694- 
+JHB Waiteb Poore26     
JC Watkinsc Sutcliffe b Poore12     
RA McLeanc Rabone b MacGibbon20     
KJ Funstonb Rabone17     
WR Endeannot out47  7- 
*JE Cheethamnot out10     
ARA Murraydid not bat      
PNF Manselldid not bat      
HJ Tayfielddid not bat      
ERH Fullerdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)18
Total(5 wickets, declared, 78 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-62 (Waite), 2-80 (Watkins), 3-116 (McLean), 4-124 (McGlew), 5-173 (Funston)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair11   3260--
MacGibbon16   6171--
Reid13   5211--
Rabone17   4461--
Dempster13   4290--
Poore8   1432--

New Zealand second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Sutclifferun out10     
ME Chapplec McGlew b Watkins7     
GO Rabonenot out6     
MB Poorenot out8     
*WM Wallacedid not bat      
LSM Millerdid not bat      
+FLH Mooneydid not bat      
JR Reiddid not bat      
AR MacGibbondid not bat      
EW Dempsterdid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 19.3 overs)31
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Chapple), 2-20 (Sutcliffe)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller8   1140--
Watkins8   3121--
Mansell1   100--

--> ME Chapple made his debut in Test matches
--> MB Poore made his debut in Test matches
--> EW Dempster made his debut in Test matches
--> WM Wallace made his last appearance in Test matches
--> JHB Waite (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 20
--> WR Endean (1) 50 in 140 minutes
--> WR Endean (1) 100 in 241 minutes with 8 fours
--> JE Cheetham (1) 50 in 157 minutes
--> JE Cheetham (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 4
--> B Sutcliffe (1) passed 8000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 42
--> LSM Miller (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Test matches
--> ME Chapple made his debut for New Zealand in First-Class matches
--> EW Dempster made his debut for New Zealand in First-Class matches
--> MB Poore made his debut for New Zealand in First-Class matches
--> GO Rabone achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the South Africa first innings (previous best was 3-116)
--> GO Rabone reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed WR Endean, his 2nd wicket in the South Africa first innings