Canterbury XI v New Zealand Universities
Other matches in New Zealand 1947/48
VenueHagley Oval, Christchurch on 2nd, 3rd April 1948 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultCanterbury XI won by 74 runs
UmpiresC Crawford, FH Rix
Close of play day 1New Zealand Universities (1) 168/3 (Cameron 47*, Oakley 26*; 49 overs)

Canterbury XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ Shawc Betty b Morrison20     
AP Arnoldc and b McArley17     
JG Leggatc Wells b Morrison32     
*WM Andersonc Wells b Betty65  81 
AR MacGibbonb McArley28     
GN Gearryc Dowsett b Betty2     
+ORD Whitfordc Pollok b Betty3     
RH Scottnot out39     
JS Patricklbw b Betty0     
SM Cameronlbw b Morrison12     
R Grayrun out15     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 174 minutes, 54.3 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Arnold), 2-57 (Shaw), 3-? (Leggat), 4-? (MacGibbon), 5-? (Anderson), 6-? (Gearry), 7-? (Whitford), 8-188 (Patrick), 9-? (Cameron), 10-242 (Gray, 54.3 ov)
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Betty9   3254--
Collins15   3490--
McArley15   0712--
Morrison14   1883--

New Zealand Universities first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TU Wellsc Anderson b Scott34     
+JA Pollokb Scott12     
*RT Huntlbw b MacGibbon36     
IB Cameronlbw b Scott77     
JH Oakleyc Gray b MacGibbon74     
JF Collinsnot out26     
PJ Dowsettb Cameron0     
VAC McArleyb Cameron0     
DS Coombsc MacGibbon b Cameron2     
DA Morrisonrun out0     
SM Bettyb Cameron0     
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 13 nb)25
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)286
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Wells), 2-57 (Pollok), 3-122 (Hunt), 4-208, 5-273, 6-273, 7-273, 8-281, 9-285, 10-286 (82.2 ov)
Canterbury XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon18   3712--
Gray10   1350--
Scott23   5833--
Patrick4   1130--
Anderson2   060--
Gearry9   0270--

Canterbury XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR MacGibbonc Collins b McArley47 45   
RH Scottlbw b Betty5     
*WM Andersonc Dowsett b Collins35     
GN Gearrylbw b McArley13     
AP Arnoldnot out79     
JG Leggatb Coombs31     
FJ Shawc Wells b Collins10     
+ORD Whitfordnot out3     
JS Patrickdid not bat      
SM Camerondid not bat      
R Graydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(6 wickets, declared, 34 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Scott), 2-85, 3-89, 4-126, 5-190, 6-217
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Betty7   1541--
Collins9   0552--
McArley11   0762--
Morrison4   0300--
Coombs3   081--

New Zealand Universities second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TU Wellslbw b Gearry35     
+JA Pollokb Cameron17     
IB Cameronb Cameron0     
JH Oakleyrun out16     
*RT Huntb MacGibbon21     
PJ Dowsettb Scott13     
JF Collinsc Whitford b Scott1     
VAC McArleyb MacGibbon0     
DS Coombsc Whitford b MacGibbon0     
DA Morrisonnot out0     
SM Bettyb MacGibbon0     
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 29.5 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Pollok), 2-36 (Cameron), 3-63, 4-77, 5-105, 6-105, 7-106, 8-106, 9-106, 10-106 (29.5 ov)
Canterbury XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Scott10   3382--
Cameron6   2142--
Patrick4   0200--
Gearry3   0131--

IB Cameron and JH Oakley added 86 for the fourth wicket in the New Zealand Universities first innings
New Zealand Universities were given 117 minutes to score 181 to win the match outright but lost their last 6 wickets for 1 run in very poor light
The New Zealand Universities team was selected following matches played in the Easter tournament which was held in Dunedin
New Zealand Universities team had 1 player from Auckland (Wells), 3 from Canterbury (Betty, Collins, Pollok), 6 from Otago (Cameron, Coombs, Dowsett, Hunt, McArley, Morrison) and 1 from Victoria University, Wellington (Oakley)