Western Australia v New Zealanders
New Zealand in Australia and South Africa 1953/54
VenueWestern Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth on 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th March 1954 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealanders won by 184 runs
UmpiresOTC Cooley, AE Mackley
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 254/5 (Beck 29*, Mooney 8*)
Close of play day 2Western Australia (1) 116/3 (Rutherford 48*, Rigg 7*)
Close of play day 3New Zealanders (2) 99/2 (Leggat 56*, Chapple 0*)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Leggatc Carmody b Sarre45     
ME Chapplec Rutherford b James4     
MB Poorelbw b Price0     
*B Sutcliffec Rigg b Price142     
JR Reidc Foley b Sarre24     
JEF Beckb James85     
+FLH Mooneyc Rutherford b Gorringe20     
AR MacGibbonlbw b Strauss9     
EW Dempsterc Pavy b Strauss17     
RW Blairc and b Gorringe22     
GWF Overtonnot out1     
Extras(1 b, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 416 minutes, 98.1 overs)371
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Chapple), 2-11 (Poore), 3-136 (Leggat), 4-193 (Reid), 5-229 (Sutcliffe), 6-292 (Mooney), 7-317 (MacGibbon), 8-346 (Beck), 9-360 (Dempster), 10-371 (Blair, 98.1 ov)
Western Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James19   41042--
Strauss21   4642--
Sarre9   1392--
Rutherford3   0160--

Western Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Rutherfordc Mooney b MacGibbon60     
RB Sarrec Reid b Blair3     
MH Foleyc Overton b Reid12     
*DK Carmodyb MacGibbon34     
BA Riggc Mooney b Overton19     
L Pavyc Leggat b Sutcliffe31     
+JKE Munronot out53     
RB Straussc MacGibbon b Blair17     
HR Gorringec Mooney b Blair1     
EP Jamesc Beck b Blair0     
RH Priceabsent hurt
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 5 nb)16
Total(all out, 369 minutes, 89.3 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Sarre), 2-34 (Foley), 3-98 (Carmody), 4-142 (Rutherford), 5-142 (Rigg), 6-215 (Pavy), 7-242 (Strauss), 8-246 (Gorringe), 9-246 (James, 89.3 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon23   8622-4
Reid9   4251-1
Overton13   6301--
Dempster11   1370--
Poore11   4160--
Sutcliffe4   1121--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Leggatlbw b Strauss67     
*B Sutcliffeb James33     
MB Pooreb Sarre8     
ME Chappleb Strauss45     
JR Reidnot out18     
JEF Beckrun out (sub [LM Sawle])9     
EW Dempsterc Munro b Strauss4     
AR MacGibbonc Rutherford b James2     
+FLH Mooneydid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
GWF Overtondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 w)6
Total(7 wickets, declared, 149 minutes, 39.2 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-78 (Sutcliffe), 2-97 (Poore), 3-155 (Chapple), 4-158 (Leggat), 5-172 (Beck), 6-186 (Dempster), 7-192 (MacGibbon, 39.2 ov)
Western Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gorringe13   17001-
Strauss9   1343--
Sarre2   111--

Western Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Sarrec Leggat b Overton19     
JW Rutherfordlbw b Overton10     
MH Foleyb Overton2     
*DK Carmodyc Reid b Poore0     
L Pavyc and b Overton15     
EP Jamesb Overton24     
BA Riggc Mooney b Overton5     
+JKE Munroc Reid b Blair14     
RB Straussnot out10     
HR Gorringeb Overton25     
RH Priceabsent hurt
Extras(7 b, 1 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 148 minutes, 34 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-37 (Rutherford), 2-38 (Sarre), 3-39 (Foley), 4-41 (Carmody), 5-62 (Pavy), 6-83 (Rigg), 7-92 (James), 8-104 (Munro), 9-133 (Gorringe, 34 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair8   0241--
MacGibbon4   160-1
Overton13   1527--
Poore3   061--
Sutcliffe6   03601-

--> JEF Beck (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 77
--> JKE Munro (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in first-class matches
--> EP James made his debut in first-class matches
--> RB Sarre (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> HR Gorringe (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in first-class matches
--> GWF Overton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed HR Gorringe in the Western Australia second innings (previous best was 6-63)

12th Men: LM Sawle (WA) and IB Leggat (NZ)
Crowds: 1400, 3200, 900, 465. Total: 5,965. Receipts: 606 pounds





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