Auckland v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1920/21
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 18th, 19th February 1921 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 17 runs
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 158/3 (Kippax 49*, Liddicut 28*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LG Hemusb Forssberg1     
E Horspoolc and b Hornibrook1     
RC Somervellb Hornibrook20     
*SG Smithb Ironmonger39     
DR Garrardc Ironmonger b Hornibrook12     
EG McLeodb Hornibrook30     
CA Sneddenb Ironmonger7     
HD Gillespieb Hornibrook2     
AE Irvingb Hornibrook0     
AS Playernot out0     
+RW Rowntreeb Hornibrook0     
Total(all out, 35.5 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Hemus), 2-5 (Horspool), 3-39 (Somervell), 4-71 (Garrard), 5-89 (Smith), 6-104 (Snedden), 7-119 (McLeod), 8-119 (Irving), 9-120 (Gillespie), 10-120 (Rowntree, 35.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forssberg4   271--
Liddicut8   1260--
Lampard3   0200--
Ironmonger5   1122--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Boglec Rowntree b Player7     
VY Richardsonlbw b Player36     
AW Lampardb Somervell32     
AF Kippaxc Rowntree b Player63     
AE Liddicutb McLeod37     
+AT Ratcliffeb Smith36     
EL Waddyb Smith28     
*VS Ransfordnot out30     
EEB Forssbergb Smith0     
PM Hornibrookc Snedden b Player7     
H Ironmongerb Smith0     
Total(all out, 68.2 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Bogle), 2-45 (Richardson), 3-104 (Lampard), 4-168 (Liddicut), 5-200 (Kippax), 6-232 (Ratcliffe), 7-267 (Waddy), 8-267 (Forssberg), 9-285 (Hornibrook), 10-285 (Ironmonger, 68.2 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Player27   0874--
Garrard5   1130--
Somervell7   0471--
Snedden2   060--
Hemus2   050--
McLeod6   0271--
Gillespie2   0280--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LG Hemusb Hornibrook6     
E Horspoolb Ironmonger9     
RC Somervellb Hornibrook0     
*SG Smithb Ironmonger6     
DR Garrardb Hornibrook0     
EG McLeodnot out46     
CA Sneddenb Forssberg3     
AS Playerst Ratcliffe b Lampard12     
HD Gillespieb Bogle0     
AE Irvingb Richardson8     
+RW Rowntreec Ransford b Kippax48     
Total(all out, 21.4 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Hemus), 2-17 (Horspool), 3-19 (Somervell), 4-19 (Garrard), 5-23 (Smith), 6-33 (Snedden), 7-55 (Player), 8-55 (Gillespie), 9-73 (Irving), 10-148 (Rowntree, 21.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hornibrook3   193--
Ironmonger3   0132--
Lampard3   0181--
Forssberg2   181--
Bogle2   051--
Waddy4   0510--
Richardson4   0331--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> EG McLeod made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CA Snedden made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> AF Kippax (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 14
--> EEB Forssberg made his debut in New Zealand in First-Class matches
--> PM Hornibrook achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Auckland first innings (previous best was 7-65)
--> H Ironmonger reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed SG Smith, his 1st wicket in the Auckland first innings