Hutt Valley Colts XI v IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts
Other matches in New Zealand 1952/53
VenuePetone Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt on 7th, 8th January 1953 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHutt Valley Colts XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultIB Cromb's Canterbury Colts won by 7 wickets
Close of play day 1IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts (1) 140/5 (Bowers ?*, JZ Harris ?*)

Hutt Valley Colts XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Boyleb Bowers51     
C Hendersonlbw b Betty15     
B Mealec Betty b Bowers16     
JM Carterb Betty27     
JE Ogilviec Royfee b Bennett67     
ES Mandersonrun out24     
G Brockelbankb Bowers9     
*IP Upstonlbw b Bennett32     
N Wilsonb Bennett14     
DN Urrynot out10     
M Turveyb Bennett0     
Total(all out, 84 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Henderson), 2-91 (Meale), 3-91 (Boyle), 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-279 (84 ov)
IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Betty14   2512--
Bennett26   3714--
Harliwich12   3280--
JZ Harris16   3510--
Bowers16   4643--

IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GE Royfeeb Urry44     
*IB Crombb Turvey12     
JA Harliwichc Ogilvie b Turvey15     
PGZ Harrisc Upston b Henderson0     
JW Guyb Henderson31     
NV Bennettlbw b Henderson28     
W Bowersc and b Urry61     
JZ Harrisb Turvey11     
SM Bettyb Turvey45     
OR Greatbatchc Manderson b Urry5     
R Pannellnot out5     
Extras(12 b, 9 lb)21
Total(all out, 68 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-31 (Cromb), 2-70, 3-79, 4-132, 5-136, 6-164, 7-171, 8-261, 9-267, 10-278 (68 ov)
Hutt Valley Colts XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turvey20   2824--
Urry17   1663--
Henderson14   4463--
Manderson9   2220--
Upston8   0410--

Hutt Valley Colts XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Brockelbankb Bennett59     
JE Ogilvielbw b Bennett42     
B Mealelbw b PGZ Harris41     
BJ Boylerun out42     
ES Mandersonnot out18     
C Hendersondid not bat      
JM Carterdid not bat      
*IP Upstondid not bat      
N Wilsondid not bat      
DN Urrydid not bat      
M Turveydid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, declared, 120 minutes, 38 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-220 (38 ov)
IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harliwich4   0190--
Royfee4   0190--
Greatbatch6   0300--
Bennett11   1322--
Bowers7   0580--
Pannell4   0310--
JZ Harris1   050--
PGZ Harris1   101--

IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OR Greatbatchc Wilson b Urry18     
R Pannellb Turvey85     
GE Royfeeb Turvey11     
PGZ Harrisnot out98 10311- 
JW Guynot out2     
*IB Crombdid not bat      
JA Harliwichdid not bat      
NV Bennettdid not bat      
W Bowersdid not bat      
JZ Harrisdid not bat      
SM Bettydid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 44 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?
Hutt Valley Colts XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turvey12   0582--
Urry13   1531--
Henderson6   0390--
Manderson7   0310--
Upston3   0140--
Wilson3   0190--

--> Day 1 Lunch: Hutt Valley Colts XI (1) 135/3 (Carter 12*, Ogilvie 32*)
--> Bowling in the Hutt Valley Colts XI second innings adds 8 runs under
--> GE Royfee retired hurt in the IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts first innings having scored 39 (team had lost 1 wickets) - he returned when the score was 164/6

W Bowers and SM Betty added 90 for the eighth wicket in the IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts first innings
IB Cromb's Canterbury Colts were given 2 hours to score 222 to win the match outright and reached their target in the final over although not off the last ball so whichever Hutt Valley Colts XI player was bowling that final over should only have had a part over recorded but it is not known which bowler that was