Wairarapa v Nelson
Other matches in New Zealand 1936/37
VenuePark Oval, Masterton on 5th, 6th January 1937 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNelson won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Nelson (1) 148/9 (du Feu 37*, Irvine 5*)

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+WAC Smithrun out5     
WR Vassc Brice b Patrick0     
D Gloverc and b Groves35     
M Fowlerlbw b Groves23     
*HM McGirrb Pool2     
LSJ Delaneylbw b Patrick20     
H Fowlerc Whiteman b Groves0     
J Thorpeb Pool0     
A du Feuc Massey b Groves40     
AW McIlwraithb Pool12     
WD Irvinenot out5     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 46.3 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Vass), 2-5 (Smith), 3-59, 4-64, 5-72, 6-76, 7-76, 8-97, 9-121, 10-151 (46.3 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Massey11   2450--
Patrick7   3202--
Whiteman3   170--
Pool13   5243--
Brice2   0110--

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Petersonlbw b McGirr32     
T Jamesc Glover b McIlwraith65     
AH Stubbingsst Smith b du Feu2     
*HB Masseylbw b McGirr4     
M Roacheb du Feu7     
H Prestonc M Fowler b Glover14     
BA Patrickb McGirr0     
AM Poolb du Feu1     
AWS Bricec H Fowler b du Feu0     
DV Grovesnot out3     
HA Whitemanc Thorpe b McGirr7     
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out, 48 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-69 (Peterson), 2-76 (Stubbings), 3-83 (Massey), 4-98 (Roache), 5-129, 6-129, 7-132, 8-132, 9-132, 10-142 (48 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Irvine7   0290--
Vass3   0110--
McGirr19   4374--
du Feu13   1434--
McIlwraith4   1131--
Glover2   121--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+WAC Smithb Pool11     
LSJ Delaneylbw b Patrick2     
D Gloverb Pool7     
M Fowlerb Pool0     
*HM McGirrc Peterson b Patrick15     
WR Vassb Groves7     
A du Feulbw b Patrick2     
J Thorpenot out26     
H Fowlerb Massey8     
AW McIlwraithlbw b Massey3     
WD Irvineb Pool6     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 41.5 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Delaney), 2-24, 3-24, 4-29, 5-46, 6-52, 7-57, 8-83, 9-91, 10-100 (41.5 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Massey11   4122--
Patrick7   3183--
Whiteman5   0160--
Groves7   2171--

Wairarapa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Petersonb Vass1     
AH Stubbingslbw b du Feu14     
T Jamesc Smith b Vass4     
DV Grovesc Irvine b McGirr12     
H Prestonb Irvine5     
*HB Masseylbw b Irvine9     
AM Poolnot out21     
M Roachelbw b McGirr26     
BA Patrickb McGirr0     
AWS Bricedid not bat      
HA Whitemandid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, 40.5 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Peterson), 2-5 (James), 3-21, 4-36, 5-44, 6-47, 7-92, 8-92 (40.5 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Irvine14   5212--
Vass5   0102--
du Feu7   0351--
Glover5   480--

On the first day, light rain fell most of the morning and became heavier in the half hour before lunch with no play being possible for the remainder of the day