Wellington v New Zealand Universities
Other matches in New Zealand 1957/58
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 20th, 21st December 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJJ Loftus, CH Williams
Close of play day 1New Zealand Universities (1) 124 all out

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerc Thomson b MacGibbon1  -- 
AF Nightingaleb Cameron3  -- 
*RT Barberc Colquhoun b Cameron3  -- 
BW Sinclairc Colquhoun b Park16 110   
PH Standidgeb MacGibbon1  -- 
AH Prestonc Colquhoun b Beard11 50   
LC Butlerrun out6     
+WM Curtisnot out23     
LA Clarkc Colquhoun b Park4   - 
RW Blairc Vance b Park11     
BD Morrisonb Park0     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 177 minutes, 53.3 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Miller), 2-5 (Nightingale), 3-9 (Barber), 4-12 (Standidge), 5-35 (Preston), 6-49 (Sinclair), 7-52 (Butler), 8-62 (Clark), 9-92 (Blair), 10-95 (Morrison, 53.3 ov)
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cameron14   7142--
MacGibbon16   71221-
Beard15   4311--

New Zealand Universities first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Vancelbw b Blair47 160   
JW D'Arcyc Curtis b Morrison0  -- 
*PGZ Harrisb Morrison10     
GT Buistc Butler b Morrison3  -- 
GD Alabasterc Miller b Morrison4   - 
JCA Thomsonc Standidge b Morrison15     
AR MacGibbonb Blair27     
DD Beardb Blair0  -- 
+IA Colquhounlbw b Blair0  -- 
FJ Cameronnot out10     
JBR Parkb Blair4   - 
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 53.5 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (D'Arcy), 2-19 (Harris), 3-25 (Buist), 4-30 (Alabaster), 5-56 (Thomson), 6-109 (Vance), 7-109 (Beard), 8-109 (Colquhoun), 9-112 (MacGibbon), 10-124 (Park, 53.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morrison18   8345--
Clark11   3160--
Butler5   0270--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millernot out49 155   
AF Nightingalenot out53 1555- 
*RT Barberdid not bat      
BW Sinclairdid not bat      
PH Standidgedid not bat      
AH Prestondid not bat      
LC Butlerdid not bat      
+WM Curtisdid not bat      
LA Clarkdid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
BD Morrisondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 w)6
Total(no wicket, declared, 155 minutes, 54 overs)108
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cameron14   4300--
MacGibbon14   4280--
Park8   4120--
Beard12   5140--
Thomson5   1150--
Alabaster1   030--

New Zealand Universities second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Vancec Nightingale b Blair10     
GD Alabasternot out14 37   
*PGZ Harrisc Sinclair b Blair25     
AR MacGibbonnot out7     
JW D'Arcydid not bat      
GT Buistdid not bat      
JCA Thomsondid not bat      
DD Bearddid not bat      
+IA Colquhoundid not bat      
FJ Camerondid not bat      
JBR Parkdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(2 wickets, 37 minutes, 11 overs)58
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Vance), 2-46 (Harris)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair6   0252--
Morrison5   0310--

--> Wellington first innings: 50 in 130 minutes
--> Wellington second innings: 50 in 80 minutes
--> Wellington second innings: 100 in 140 minutes

This match was badly effected by rain with the pitch proving difficult after heavy rain prior to the match and showers washing out three and a half hours play on the second day
RW Blair took the wickets of RA Vance, DD Beard and IA Colquhoun in his eighteenth over followed by the wickets of AR MacGibbon and JBR Park in his next 2 overs to finish with 5 for 43 off 19.5 overs after having taken no wicket for 36 in his first 17 overs
New Zealand Universities had 37 minutes to score 80 for the outright win