West Indian cricket team in New Zealand in 1951–52

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West Indian cricket team in New Zealand in 1951–52
  Flag of New Zealand.svg WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svg
  New Zealand West Indies
Dates 2 – 26 February 1952
Captains Bert Sutcliffe John Goddard
Test series
Result West Indies won the 2-match series 1–0
Most runs Verdun Scott (158) Frank Worrell (233)
Most wickets Tom Burtt (8) Sonny Ramadhin (12)

The West Indies cricket team toured New Zealand in February 1952 and played a two-match Test series against the New Zealand national cricket team. West Indies won the series 1–0 with one match drawn.

Test series summary[edit]

First Test[edit]

8–12 February 1952
Scorecard
v
236 (119.4 overs)
VJ Scott 45
B Sutcliffe 45
S Ramadhin 5/86 (36.4 overs)
287 (97.2 overs)
FMM Worrell 71
TB Burtt 5/69 (29.2 overs)
189 (114.2 overs)
FB Smith 37
S Ramadhin 4/39 (38.2 overs)
142/5 (59 overs)
FMM Worrell 62*
TB Burtt 2/37 (16 overs)
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
Umpires: MF Pengelly and BW Vine
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • RWG Emery and DD Beard (all NZ) made their Test debuts.

Second Test[edit]

15–19 February 1952
Scorecard
v
546/6d (159.4 overs)
JB Stollmeyer 152
RWG Emery 2/52 (7.4 overs)
160 (99.4 overs)
VJ Scott 84
AL Valentine 3/29 (34.4 overs)
17/1 (f/o) (17 overs)
RWG Emery 8
DS Atkinson 1/4 (8 overs)
Match drawn
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: JC Harris and TM Pearce
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • 17 February was taken as a rest day
  • There was no play on the final day.
  • JG Leggat (NZ) made his Test debut.

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