Border v New Zealanders
New Zealand in Australia and South Africa 1953/54
VenueJan Smuts Ground, East London on 22nd, 23rd, 25th January 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealanders won by an innings and 60 runs
UmpiresRJ Capstick, AL Haiden
Close of play day 1Border (1) 0/1 (Geach 0*)
Close of play day 2Border (2) 67/2 (Fenner 14*, Kirton 22*)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GO Raboneretired hurt6 28   
ME Chapplec Phillips b Wienand13     
MB Pooreb Wienand15     
B Sutcliffec Lacey b Woods196 25725- 
JR Reidc Hayes b Cornell61 1048- 
LSM Millernot out56 1354- 
JEF Beckdid not bat      
+FLH Mooneydid not bat      
EW Dempsterdid not bat      
AR MacGibbondid not bat      
GWF Overtondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, declared, 314 minutes, 85.1 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-31 (Chapple), 2-40 (Poore), 3-153 (Reid), 4-350 (Sutcliffe, 85.1 ov)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knott15   3520--
Beesly22   5950--
Wienand17   1542--
Phillips3   0260--
Cornell10   1451--

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HS Laceyc Mooney b Reid0     
RI Geachlbw b MacGibbon40     
D Fennerc Reid b Overton35     
KN Kirtonrun out19     
RR Phillipslbw b Reid22     
GV Wienandb Overton11     
PC Cornellc Mooney b Reid31     
S Knottb Overton0     
+AV Hayesc Mooney b MacGibbon15     
R Beeslynot out2     
DAC Woodsc Sutcliffe b Reid1     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 274 minutes, 63.4 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Lacey), 2-73 (Geach), 3-76 (Fenner), 4-116 (Phillips), 5-118 (Kirton), 6-136 (Wienand), 7-136 (Knott), 8-180 (Cornell), 9-182 (Hayes), 10-183 (Woods, 63.4 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon13   0542--
Overton17   6533--
Dempster17   7390--
Poore4   190--

Border second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*HS Laceylbw b MacGibbon19     
RI Geachb Reid11     
D Fennerlbw b Overton15     
KN Kirtonc Sutcliffe b Overton26     
GV Wienandlbw b Reid0     
PC Cornellc Mooney b Reid1     
RR Phillipsc and b Reid1     
S Knottc sub (IB Leggat) b Reid1     
+AV Hayesc Reid b Overton10     
DAC Woodsnot out14     
R Beeslyb Reid1     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-31 (Geach), 2-31 (Lacey), 3-69 (Fenner), 4-72 (Kirton), 5-73 (Wienand), 6-74 (Phillips), 7-75 (Cornell), 8-88 (Knott), 9-100 (Hayes), 10-107 (Beesly, 48.3 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon8   0251--
Overton17   6273--
Dempster4   140--

--> GV Wienand made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> R Beesly made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> DAC Woods made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> D Fenner (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 14
--> JR Reid achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed R Beesly in the Border second innings (previous best was 5-20)
--> GO Rabone retired hurt in the New Zealanders first innings having scored 6 (team had lost 0 wickets)