North Island Colts v South Island Colts
Brabin Shield 1948/49
VenueKilbirnie Park, Wellington on 9th, 10th, 11th March 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSouth Island Colts won by 10 runs
Close of play day 1South Island Colts (2) 8/1 (Burrows 5*, Flaws 0*)
Close of play day 2North Island Colts (2) 120/6 (Dwyer 41*, Richards 1*)

South Island Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*IH Burrowsb Airey18     
WA Paynelbw b Jones14     
MB Poorec Dwyer b Richards23     
ME Chapplelbw b Jones10     
MH Buckenhamc Dwyer b Richards6     
CG Grahamc Airey b Richards6     
WJ Goughc Halligan b Malloch0     
+T Flawsc Kelly b Malloch10     
JC Alabasterb Malloch3     
GA Wilsonnot out0     
JA Harliwich hit wkt b Richards11     
Extras(11 b, 2 lb)13
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-47, 3-69, 4-73, 5-86, 6-90, 7-90, 8-100, 9-103, 10-114 (56.4 ov)
North Island Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Airey9   1201--
Malloch15   4373--
Jones11   3192--

North Island Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RD Halliganc Graham b Wilson0     
LA Clarklbw b Harliwich11     
DL Westonrun out0     
KFJ Dwyerlbw b Buckenham19     
J Taylorst Flaws b Alabaster19     
KFH Smithlbw b Alabaster4     
+JWH Kellyb Wilson18     
B Richardsb Wilson7     
TS Mallochb Alabaster2     
JF Jonesnot out6     
DC Aireyrun out1     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 35.1 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Halligan), 2-1 (Weston), 3-19 (Clark), 4-53, 5-53, 6-68, 7-82, 8-83, 9-91, 10-92 (35.1 ov)
South Island Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson11   5233--
Harliwich6   2121--
Buckenham7   1171--

South Island Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*IH Burrowsb Airey23     
WA Paynelbw b Richards1     
+T Flawsb Jones10     
MB Poorec Dwyer b Malloch20     
ME Chapplenot out78     
MH Buckenhamrun out23     
CG Grahamc Dwyer b Malloch5     
WJ Goughb Malloch0     
JC Alabasterlbw b Airey1     
GA Wilsonb Airey0     
JA Harliwichc Halligan b Airey8     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 63.5 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Payne), 2-30, 3-54, 4-62, 5-134, 6-151, 7-151, 8-156, 9-156, 10-178 (63.5 ov)
North Island Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Malloch19   2673--
Richards20   7511--
Jones4   051--
Taylor9   490--

North Island Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LA Clarkb Alabaster19     
KFH Smithb Wilson0     
DL Westonc Burrows b Alabaster4     
KFJ Dwyerrun out56     
J Taylorlbw b Alabaster4     
*RD Halliganc Graham b Wilson19     
+JWH Kellyc Harliwich b Poore12     
B Richardsst Flaws b Poore22     
TS Mallochb Alabaster19     
JF Jonesb Wilson1     
DC Aireynot out2     
Extras(27 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)32
Total(all out, 77 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Smith), 2-18 (Weston), 3-45 (Clark), 4-53 (Taylor), 5-84 (Halligan), 6-105 (Kelly), 7-160, 8-166, 9-186, 10-190 (77 ov)
South Island Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson20   7353--
Harliwich8   4150--
Alabaster12   1354--
Buckenham21   9480--
Poore15   5252--
Burrows1   100--

North Island Colts had 5 players from the Auckland province (Halligan, Weston, Dwyer, Richards, Airey) with the other 6 from the Wellington province
South Island Colts had 3 players from the Canterbury province (Poore, Chapple, Harliwich) with the other 8 from the Otago province including Burrows (North Otago), Alabaster and Wilson (both Southland)