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New South Wales v Western Australia
Sheffield Shield 1953/54
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 6th, 8th, 9th February 1954 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWestern Australia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew South Wales won by 6 wickets
PointsNew South Wales 5; Western Australia 0
UmpiresH Mackinnon, CE Wigzell
Close of play day 1New South Wales (1) 11/3 (Benaud 1*)
Close of play day 2Western Australia (2) 99/6 (Foley 14*, Price 6*)

Western Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DK Carmodyc Trueman b Fagan29     
JW Rutherfordc Simpson b O'Reilly55     
BA Riggb Benaud17     
PCD McCarthylbw b Benaud98     
AS Byfieldb Cotton36     
MH Foleyrun out (Lindwall->Trueman)2     
+JKE Munrob Benaud0     
RB Strausslbw b Benaud17     
RH Priceb Lindwall18     
HR Gorringeb O'Reilly2     
AT Preennot out5     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 299 minutes, 74.6 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-60 (Carmody), 2-87 (Rigg), 3-145 (Rutherford), 4-228 (Byfield), 5-233 (Foley), 6-241 (Munro), 7-248 (McCarthy), 8-261 (Strauss), 9-270 (Gorringe), 10-283 (Price, 74.6 ov)
New South Wales bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall13.61401--
Fagan14   3521--
Cotton12   2261--
Benaud17   2954--
O'Reilly11   2292--
Simpson2   0170--
Miller5   0200--

New South Wales first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Briggsc Carmody b Price2     
R Benaudc Byfield b Strauss112     
+GS Truemanb Price6     
EK Cottonc Rigg b Gorringe0     
ID Craigc Munro b Gorringe24     
*KR Millerc Preen b Gorringe76     
JH de Courcyb Strauss0     
RB Simpsonlbw b Preen25     
JW O'Reillynot out41     
AM Faganb Gorringe0     
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 233 minutes, 52.5 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Briggs), 2-10 (Trueman), 3-11 (Cotton), 4-81 (Craig), 5-140 (de Courcy), 6-215 (Benaud), 7-221 (Simpson), 8-297 (Miller), 9-297 (Fagan, 52.5 ov)
Western Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price12   2602-3
Gorringe13.50654-1
Strauss12   07221-
Rigg2   0240--
Preen7   1391--
Rutherford6   0260--

Western Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DK Carmodyb Simpson48     
JW Rutherfordb Fagan6     
BA Riggc Fagan b Benaud18     
AS Byfieldc de Courcy b Benaud5     
MH Foleylbw b Benaud43     
+JKE Munrob Simpson2     
RB Straussb Simpson0     
RH Priceb Lindwall8     
PCD McCarthyc Benaud b Simpson32     
HR Gorringeb Simpson10     
AT Preennot out3     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 195 minutes, 48.7 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Rutherford), 2-68 (Rigg), 3-76 (Byfield), 4-83 (Carmody), 5-88 (Munro), 6-88 (Strauss), 7-124 (Price), 8-146 (Foley), 9-170 (Gorringe), 10-181 (McCarthy, 48.7 ov)
New South Wales bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall13   1481--
Fagan6   1221--
Benaud20   4683--
Simpson9.71375--

New South Wales second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Briggsb Preen30     
R Benaudb Rigg59     
EK Cottonnot out49     
ID Craigb Byfield18     
RB Simpsonc Munro b Byfield6     
JW O'Reillynot out0     
+GS Truemandid not bat      
*KR Millerdid not bat      
JH de Courcydid not bat      
AM Fagandid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(4 wickets, 129 minutes, 31.7 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-61 (Briggs), 2-101 (Benaud), 3-148 (Craig), 4-160 (Simpson)
Western Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Price9   0420-1
Gorringe5   0320--
Strauss3   090--
Preen5   0181--
Rigg4   0311--
Rutherford2   0100--
Byfield2   082--
Carmody1.70120--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> PCD McCarthy (1) passed his previous highest score of 88 in Sheffield Shield matches
--> PCD McCarthy (1) passed his previous highest score of 88 in first-class matches
--> MH Foley made his debut in Sheffield Shield matches
--> MH Foley made his debut in first-class matches
--> R Benaud (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> KR Miller (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 53
--> JW O'Reilly made his debut in Sheffield Shield matches
--> JW O'Reilly made his debut in first-class matches
--> PCD McCarthy made his last appearance in Sheffield Shield matches
--> EK Cotton (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in first-class matches
--> EK Cotton (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in Sheffield Shield matches
--> R Benaud reached 50 wickets in Sheffield Shield matches when he dismissed BA Rigg, his 1st wicket in the Western Australia first innings
--> RB Simpson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed RB Strauss in the Western Australia second innings (previous best was 2-77)
--> RB Simpson achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Western Australia second innings
--> R Benaud reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AS Byfield, his 2nd wicket in the Western Australia second innings
--> RB Simpson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Sheffield Shield matches when he dismissed RB Strauss in the Western Australia second innings (previous best was 2-77)
--> RB Simpson achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Sheffield Shield matches in the Western Australia second innings
--> KR Miller retired hurt in the New South Wales first innings having scored 40 (team score 140/4) - he returned when the score was 215/6

12th Men: WJ Watson (NSW) and RB Sarre (WA)
Crowds: 4676, 3133, 352. Total: 8,161. Receipts: 568 pounds

 

 

 

 

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