Canterbury v West Coast (South Island)
Other matches in New Zealand 1946/47
VenueHagley Oval, Christchurch on 6th, 7th January 1947 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Coast (South Island) won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by an innings and 138 runs
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 275/3 (Moynihan 165*, Whitford 4*; 76 overs)

West Coast (South Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SN Garforthb Candlish29     
WHA Vincentc Moynihan b Candlish7     
R Lindsayst Davey b Candlish4     
AV Knapplbw b Sibley18     
R Gordonb Sibley2     
W Williamsc Moynihan b Candlish0     
R Leec Davey b Collins3     
W Hamiltonb Sibley3     
J Kerrb Collins1     
R Fitzgeraldnot out0     
T Wallaceb Collins0     
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 47 overs)72
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-72 (47 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sibley15   1193--
Cameron9   630--
Candlish15   1434--
Collins7   463--
Leggat1   060--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DC Wilsonlbw b Lee9     
D Moynihannot out165 21710- 
PC Sheppardc and b Knapp4     
*JG Leggatb Vincent88 1514- 
ORD Whitfordnot out4     
AH Sibleydid not bat      
SM Camerondid not bat      
AWL Candlishdid not bat      
JF Collinsdid not bat      
PW O'Malleydid not bat      
+R Daveydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(3 wickets, declared, 76 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Wilson), 2-? (Sheppard), 3-? (Leggat)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wallace18   4460--
Lee19   3671--
Knapp18   2631--
Fitzgerald9   0410--
Vincent9   1321--
Garforth3   0210--

West Coast (South Island) second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SN Garforthc Leggat b Collins10     
WHA Vincentc Candlish b Sibley5     
R Gordonlbw b Cameron16     
AV Knappc Davey b Cameron7     
R Lindsayc Sibley b Cameron1     
R Leeb Candlish1     
W Hamiltonc Collins b Sibley12     
W Williamslbw b Sibley4     
J Kerrb Moynihan2     
R Fitzgeraldc Candlish b Leggat2     
T Wallacenot out0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 40.1 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-65 (40.1 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sheppard3   230--
O'Malley3   0100--
Collins7   461--
Sibley8   2223--
Candlish8   3101--
Cameron5   413--
Whitford3   160--
Moynihan2   201--

Showers during the first day had made the pitch soft and it was deemed unfit for play on the second day
In their second innings West Coast (South Island) batted on a new hastily prepared pitch from which the ball rose at alarming angles