Top NZ pair of Aitken and Chapman took early control of their match against Mulliner and Patel, and looked like making more POPs than errors. However the English pair's hitting kept them in the match, including hitting 'last lifts' in games 2 and 3. -15tp +17 +17qp
Maugham and Hopgood v Hogan and Shilling was more interactive, but the English pair always looked in control, and won +15tp +6tpo
Death and Burch could have had their match wrapped up early, but an error during a TP in game 2 let the NZ pair back in and they left it until 22 points down in game 3 before taking croquet agaiin. +17tp -7 +4tp. 'Never In Doubt'