Wellington Town v Wellington Country
Other matches in New Zealand 1947/48
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 5th, 6th December 1947 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWellington Town won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCE Anderson, TW Dick
Close of play day 1Wellington Country (1) 76/1 (McVicar 27*, Rowe 39*; 32 overs)

Wellington Town first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CS Dempsterb Reaney81     
+FLH Mooneyc Botting b Collis21 105   
JR Reidb Cave47     
RT Barberlbw b Reaney0     
JH Oakleyrun out9     
EW Dempsterb Reaney52     
JC Littlec Reaney b Cave3     
MG Browneb Adcock8     
RM Murrayrun out12     
HA Purcellnot out0     
RD Marvellyst Botting b Reaney0     
Extras(15 b, 5 lb)20
Total(all out, 111.4 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-63 (Mooney), 2-165 (CS Dempster), 3-165 (Barber), 4-165 (Reid), 5-175 (Oakley), 6-185 (Little), 7-210 (Browne), 8-241 (Murray), 9-253 (EW Dempster), 10-253 (Marvelly, 111.4 ov)
Wellington Country bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Beard23   2440--
Cave39   10712--
Collis15   3391--
Adcock13   2371--

Wellington Country first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McVicarb Purcell28     
EK Huntb Little4     
CG Roweb Little97     
WG Rainbirdc Mooney b Purcell7     
*JA Ongleyc Mooney b EW Dempster80     
TPL Reaneynot out54     
F Collisnot out13     
DD Bearddid not bat      
HB Cavedid not bat      
RK Adcockdid not bat      
+GS Bottingdid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)21
Total(5 wickets, 104 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Hunt), 2-86 (McVicar), 3-104 (Rainbird), 4-188 (Rowe), 5-274 (Ongley)
Wellington Town bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Purcell31   5852--
Little29   3782--
EW Dempster9   0211--
Marvelly12   3250--
Browne5   0160--
Murray18   0580-3

--> Wellington Town first innings: 50 in 80 minutes
--> CS Dempster (1) 50 in 140 minutes

CS Dempster and JR Reid added 102 in 90 minutes for the second wicket in the Wellington Town first innings
Rain caused the match to be abandoned during the afternoon on the second day