Ashburton County v South Canterbury
Richards Trophy 1953/54
VenueAshburton Domain, Ashburton on 15th, 16th January 1954 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAshburton County won the toss and decided to field
ResultSouth Canterbury won by 22 runs
UmpiresBJ Champness, WR Moodie
ScorersDG Olds, KD Welsh
Close of play day 1

South Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Farrantc Goodwin b Saunders5     
NJ Rileyc CGL Smith b Goodwin8     
JEC McEwenc Goodwin b Moore5     
+EH Edrichc Robertson b CGL Smith129  18- 
R Bowdenc and b Moore12     
MW Jackb Goodwin11     
P Jenkinsst Griffiths b Cullen20     
JB Carletonc Griffiths b Moore27     
HN Dellowc CGL Smith b Moore8     
RW Biggarst Griffiths b Moore8     
RC Carternot out7     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 86.4 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Riley), 2-14 (Farrant), 3-43 (McEwen), 4-83 (Bowden), 5-96 (Jack), 6-142 (Jenkins), 7-207 (Carleton), 8-231 (Dellow), 9-232 (Edrich), 10-248 (Biggar, 86.4 ov)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Saunders24   7471--
Goodwin21   8372--
CGL Smith10   2291--
Cullen12   0721--

Ashburton County first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Smithb Jack26     
+IJ Griffithsb Biggar11     
HJ Cullenc Farrant b Jack19     
CJ Harperst Edrich b Biggar6     
CGL Smithc and b Biggar1     
SW Goodwinc Biggar b Jack10     
*CJT Robertsonb Jack29     
MJ Sullivannot out39     
EM Flahertyc Bowden b Biggar3     
AW Saunderslbw b Biggar14     
LR Mooreb Biggar0     
Extras(5 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 75.2 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-60, 3-60, 4-66, 5-69, 6-108, 7-121, 8-140, 9-162, 10-171 (75.2 ov)
South Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dellow20   7430--
Carter9   4200--
Jack13   3324--
Bowden5   330--

South Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Farrantb Saunders35     
JB Carletonb Goodwin7     
P Jenkinsst Griffiths b Goodwin1     
MW Jackb Goodwin11     
NJ Riley hit wkt b Goodwin0     
R Bowdennot out8     
JEC McEwendid not bat      
+EH Edrichdid not bat      
HN Dellowdid not bat      
RW Biggardid not bat      
RC Carterdid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, declared, 19 overs)62
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Carleton), 2-22 (Jenkins), 3-38 (Jack), 4-38 (Riley), 5-62 (Farrant, 19 ov)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Saunders10   1291--
Goodwin8   2294--
Moore1   040--

Ashburton County second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Smithb Jack7     
+IJ Griffithsc Bowden b Dellow45     
HJ Cullenc Carleton b Carter16     
CJ Harperlbw b Dellow1     
CGL Smithb Carter1     
SW Goodwinb Dellow15     
*CJT Robertsonst Edrich b Carter9     
MJ Sullivanb Dellow11     
EM Flahertyst Edrich b Carter7     
AW Saundersc Jenkins b Carter0     
LR Moorenot out0     
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 39 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (DM Smith), 2-56 (Cullen), 3-62 (Harper), 4-75, 5-75, 6-96, 7-102, 8-113, 9-117, 10-117 (39 ov)
South Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biggar7   0250--
Jack8   0251--
Carter13   0405--
Dellow11   2224--

South Canterbury won the Richards Trophy