Wellington v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1896/97
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 12th, 13th, 15th November 1896 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
PlayersWellington: 18; Australians: 11
TossWellington won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Wellington (1) 13/4 (Holdship 1*, Warren 4*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 56/2 (Iredale 15*, Hill 2*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Iredalec Levers b Ashbolt11     
J Darlingb Upham59     
G Giffenb Smith23     
*C Hillc Levers b Holdship32     
SE Gregoryc and b Holdship4     
GHS Trottc Waters b Holdship1     
H Trumblec Williams b Holdship7     
CJ Eadyb Upham7     
E Jonesb Upham0     
TR McKibbinc Holdsworth b Holdship0     
+AE Johnsnot out0     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 61.4 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Iredale), 2-69 (Giffen), 3-111 (Darling), 4-126 (Gregory), 5-133 (Hill), 6-134 (Trott), 7-146 (Trumble), 8-146 (Jones), 9-147 (Eady), 10-147 (McKibbin, 61.4 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashbolt15   1461--
Upham22   9303--
Smith7   1201--
Benbow5   0200--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Ashboltlbw b McKibbin3     
HGEL Burtonb McKibbin0     
CS Goreb Trumble2     
AB Williamsb McKibbin0     
*AR Holdshipb Jones3     
F Warrenb McKibbin23     
WCS Leversb Giffen15     
R Goreb Giffen2     
KH Tuckerc Johns b Trumble10     
AHS Howardb Giffen1     
F Holdsworthc Jones b Giffen30     
WRS Hicksonb Trumble4     
CA Benbowb Trumble0     
F Claytonlbw b Giffen3     
VH Watersb Giffen10     
EF Uphamc and b Giffen4     
RC Nivenrun out1     
J Smithnot out0     
Extras(11 b, 2 lb)13
Total(all out, 64 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Burton), 2-6 (CS Gore), 3-7 (Williams), 4-8 (Ashbolt), 5-16 (Holdship), 6-50 (Levers), 7-52 (Warren), 8-58 (R Gore), 9-65 (Howard), 10-76 (Tucker), 11-96 (Hickson), 12-96 (Benbow), 13-106 (Holdsworth), 14-114 (Clayton), 15-120 (Upham), 16-123 (Niven), 17-124 (Waters, 64 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKibbin18   6284--
Trumble19   6364--
Jones4   291--
Giffen23   8387--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Darlingc R Gore b Ashbolt37     
FA Iredalec Holdship b Smith33 95-- 
CJ Eadyc Niven b Ashbolt2     
*C Hillc Upham b Smith30     
SE Gregoryc Benbow b Upham9     
G Giffenc and b Waters38     
GHS Trottc Upham b Smith14     
H Trumblec Smith b Upham19     
+AE Johnsc Tucker b Waters0     
E Jonesb Upham19     
TR McKibbinnot out2     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 88.5 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Darling), 2-? (Eady), 3-101 (Hill), 4-104 (Iredale), 5-121 (Gregory), 6-152 (Trott), 7-? (Trumble), 8-? (Johns), 9-? (Giffen), 10-206 (Jones, 88.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashbolt30   3542--
Benbow6   2110--
Holdship4   160--
Smith16   2533--
Waters4   182--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HGEL Burtonb Trott3     
CS Gorec Johns b Trott7     
AB Williamsc and b Jones19     
*AR Holdshipc Trumble b Trott0     
F Warrenc Trumble b Trott6     
WCS Leversb Trott0     
R Gorest Johns b Trott4     
KH Tuckerc McKibbin b Trott13     
AHS Howardb Trott4     
F Holdsworthb Trott0     
WRS Hicksonb McKibbin16     
CA Benbownot out12     
F Claytonb McKibbin13     
VH Watersb McKibbin0     
FL Ashboltb Trumble0     
EF Uphamdid not bat      
RC Nivendid not bat      
J Smithdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 9 lb)11
Total(14 wickets, 50 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Burton), 2-23 (CS Gore), 3-25 (Holdship), 4-35 (Warren), 5-37 (Levers), 6-41 (R Gore), 7-61 (Williams), 8-63 (Tucker), 9-63 (Holdsworth), 10-63 (Howard), 11-91 (Hickson), 12-107 (Clayton), 13-107 (Waters), 14-108 (Ashbolt, 50 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones15   6201--
Trott20   3549--
Trumble10   4101--
McKibbin5   3133--