Canterbury v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1886/87
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 26th, 27th, 29th November 1886 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersCanterbury: 18; Australians: 11
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWP Reeves, JP Spring
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 2/1 (Evans 2*, Garrett 0*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (2) 50/7 (Barnes 15*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
F Wildingb Trumble28     
WJ Cotterillb Jones29     
WJ Crawshawst +Jarvis b Palmer20     
J Wheatleyb Jones5     
WEP Barnesc +Jarvis b Palmer14     
HR Mathiasb Palmer0     
DA Ashbyb Palmer0     
+JN Fowkec +Jarvis b Jones8     
GL Raynerc Garrett b Jones6     
DEL Dunlopst +Jarvis b Palmer2     
*WV Milltonb Palmer35     
RD Harmanc +Jarvis b Trumble4     
LA Cuffb Spofforth1     
EJ Cotterillb Palmer9     
J Taylorst +Jarvis b Palmer1     
HH Loughnanc +Jarvis b Palmer1     
R Halleynot out0     
W Frithc +Jarvis b Garrett1     
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 128 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-48 (Wilding), 2-74 (WJ Cotterill), 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-?, 16-?, 17-178 (128 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans8   2120--
Bruce6   280--
Spofforth14   4311--
Palmer44   244191-
Trumble16   8262--
Jones29   12364--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Phillipsb Frith0     
E Evansrun out (EJ Cotterill)3     
TW Garrettb Dunlop15     
GE Palmerb Dunlop1     
JW Trumbleb Dunlop3     
AH Jarvisb Frith5     
SP Jonesb Dunlop3     
W Bruceb Dunlop7     
J McIlwraithnot out25     
*+JM Blackhamb Wilding32     
FR Spofforthb Wilding0     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 102.3 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Phillips), 2-4 (Evans), 3-7 (Palmer), 4-19 (Trumble), 5-26 (Garrett), 6-29 (Jarvis), 7-37 (Bruce), 8-38 (Jones), 9-99 (Blackham), 10-99 (Spofforth, 102.3 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Frith52   35252--
Dunlop40   16505--
Barnes4   080--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Cotterillc Trumble b Garrett0     
F Wildinglbw b Palmer14     
WJ Crawshawb Garrett3     
WEP Barnesc Trumble b Palmer35     
J Wheatleyst +Jarvis b Palmer1     
DEL Dunlopst +Jarvis b Palmer0     
DA Ashbyb Garrett8     
+JN Fowkec +Jarvis b Palmer8     
*WV Milltonc +Jarvis b Garrett1     
EJ Cotterillb Palmer0     
RD Harmanb Garrett21     
GL Raynerb Garrett5     
HR Mathiasrun out29     
R Halleyb Palmer0     
LA Cuffb Spofforth4     
J Taylorb Spofforth0     
HH Loughnanlbw b Palmer0     
W Frithnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 125.2 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (WJ Cotterill), 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-50, 8-?, 9-52, 10-83, 11-89, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-?, 16-138, 17-139 (125.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garrett56   29476--
Palmer51   23608--
Jones12   6120-1

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GE Palmerc Dunlop b Cuff15     
SP Jonesc Millton b Frith4     
JW Trumblec Fowke b Dunlop20     
AH Jarvisst Fowke b Dunlop0     
W Brucenot out19     
J McIlwraithc and b Dunlop0     
*+JM Blackhamretired hurt9     
TW Garrettnot out2     
E Evansdid not bat      
J Phillipsdid not bat      
FR Spofforthdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(5 wickets, 75 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilding26   11270--
Frith21   12151-1
Dunlop18   10173--
Cuff2   041--
Halley3   230--
Ashby5   430--

AH Jarvis caught six and stumped 5 batsmen in the match.
Blackham kept wicket until lunch on the first day and thereafter Jarvis.
Blackham was hit on the hand in the second innings, a gash about one and a half inches long being sustained.