New South Wales Colts v Queensland Colts
Other matches in Australia 1954/55 (Sydney Gregory Cup)
VenueSydney Cricket Ground No 2, Sydney on 2nd, 3rd, 4th November 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJP Bowden, CE Wigzell
Close of play day 1New South Wales Colts (1) 82/3 (King 31*, Philpott 22*)
Close of play day 2Queensland Colts (2) 97/8 (Reynolds 6*, Childe-Freeman 0*)

Queensland Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*ML Robinslbw b Crawford18      
DJ McLellanb Wyatt11      
RS Whittakerc Philpott b Crawford2      
GR Reynoldsc Martin b Crawford3      
DK Sandersb Crawford13      
DFE Bullb Crawford0      
+IB Oxenfordc King b Crawford11      
DA Bichelc Philpott b Crawford1      
B Fisherb Crawford7      
JE Childe-Freemanc and b Francis0      
RH Searlenot out0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 8 nb)14
Total(all out, 24.2 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-36, 3-38, 4-46, 5-46, 6-64, 7-67, 8-70, 9-80, 10-80 (24.2 ov)
New South Wales Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford10   2358-8
Wyatt4   0101--
Eastwood2   040--

New South Wales Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Saundersb Searle8      
JVM Bolsterlbw b Searle3      
*J Kingc Oxenford b Fisher106      
KH Eastwoodc Robins b Sanders18      
PI Philpottc McLellan b Searle50      
RM Harveylbw b Searle31      
JW Martinb Fisher0      
+ER Toveyc Oxenford b Fisher6      
WPA Crawfordb Fisher3      
KR Francisc Sanders b Searle23      
AE Wyattnot out2      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 59.7 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Bolster), 2-15 (Saunders), 3-47 (Eastwood), 4-166 (Philpott), 5-215 (King), 6-215 (Martin), 7-229, 8-229, 9-235, 10-257 (59.7 ov)
Queensland Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fisher24   2794--
Sanders5   0221--
Childe-Freeman8   0360--

Queensland Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*ML Robinsc Tovey b Crawford16      
DJ McLellanb Francis5      
RS Whittakerst Tovey b Philpott24      
DK Sandersc Bolster b Philpott20      
GR Reynoldsnot out6      
B Fisherlbw b Francis13      
DFE Bullc Harvey b Philpott9      
+IB Oxenfordb Francis0      
DA Bichelst Tovey b Francis1      
JE Childe-Freemannot out0      
RH Searledid not bat      
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(8 wickets, 36.3 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-37 (Robins), 2-66 (Whittaker), 3-69 (Sanders), 4-84 (Fisher), 5-95 (Bull), 6-95 (Oxenford), 7-95 (McLellan), 8-97 (Bichel)
New South Wales Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford11   1351-2
Wyatt4   0150-1
Philpott9   3223--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> DJ McLellan retired hurt in the Queensland Colts second innings having scored 5 (team had lost 0 wickets) - he returned when the score was 95/6

Twelfth men: DIR Barker (New South Wales Colts), DC Mengel (Queensland Colts).
Match notes
On the second day of the match DA Bichel did not field, suffering boils and DC Mengel fielded in his stead. Injury prevented DFE Bull completing his second over. J King batted 199 minutes for New South Wales Colts, hitting twelve fours.
Rain completely washed out the third day of play. Because of exams at the same time as the match BC Booth was unavailable to play for New South Wales Colts.





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