Wanganui v Fiji
Fiji in New Zealand 1961/62
VenueCook's Gardens, Wanganui on 2nd, 3rd February 1962 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossFiji won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJV Satherley, E Singleton
Close of play day 1Wanganui (1) 192/6 (Bell 24*, Vernon 2*; 60 overs)

Fiji first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HJ Aptedc Vernon b Dods34     
E Loganimocest Vernon b Dods31     
A Dewsc Brown b Prince74     
IL Bulac Russell b Prince7     
NM Uluivitic Prince b Dods11     
*+SB Snowsillc Watt b Bell45     
IV Tabualevuc Vernon b Hunter37     
IT Logavatuc Vernon b Hunter31     
O Tuidrakib Prince0     
FLC Valentinec Brown b Prince6     
A Waqatabunot out0     
Extras(15 b, 3 lb)18
Total(all out, 189 minutes, 65.4 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-73, 3-94, 4-113, 5-199, 6-233, 7-268, 8-273, 9-289, 10-294 (65.4 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Prince29   21194--
Dods15   1563--
Brown4   0220--
Bell3   0291--

Wanganui first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MHW Lancec Uluiviti b Valentine9     
DR Baronc Bula b Dews46     
HR Carverc Loganimoce b Uluiviti42     
HB Russellb Dews2     
GD Wattst Snowsill b Uluiviti19     
*RE Brownlbw b Dews24     
MD Bellnot out71     
+JW Vernonb Waqatabu11     
CA Hunterb Valentine14     
HA Dodsrun out12     
BL Princest Snowsill b Uluiviti2     
Extras(28 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)34
Total(all out, 237 minutes, 88.4 overs)286
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Lance), 2-100, 3-118, 4-123, 5-150, 6-178, 7-214, 8-245, 9-280, 10-286 (88.4 ov)
Fiji bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Valentine17   4412--
Waqatabu12   4361--
Dews28   6613--
Logavatu5   290--
Apted1   0110--

Fiji second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HJ Aptedc Vernon b Prince3     
E Loganimoceb Prince16     
A Dewsc Lance b Prince57     
IL Bularun out4     
O Tuidrakib Prince10     
IT Logavatuc Carver b Prince11     
NM Uluivitic Bell b Brown18     
*+SB Snowsillnot out45     
IV Tabualevuc Lance b Brown5     
FLC Valentineb Brown14     
A Waqataburun out7     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 42.4 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Apted), 2-29 (Loganimoce), 3-37 (Bula), 4-91, 5-103, 6-112, 7-125, 8-141, 9-164, 10-194 (42.4 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hunter3   0210--
Prince21   3785--
Dods6   0350--

Wanganui second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MHW Lancec Uluiviti b Valentine11     
DR Baronrun out19     
HR Carverc Uluiviti b Dews14     
HB Russelllbw b Uluiviti11     
GD Wattb Uluiviti2     
CA Hunterb Uluiviti2     
*RE Brownb Uluiviti12     
MD Bellrun out0     
+JW Vernonnot out42     
HA Dodsnot out56 5572 
BL Princedid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, 55 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-32, 3-56, 4-60, 5-60, 6-80, 7-82, 8-82
Fiji bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Valentine9   1281--
Dews24   3631--
Uluiviti13   4274--
Apted2   0130--
Bula4   0250--
Logavatu3   0130--

Needing 203 to win, Wanganui were 82 for 8 wickets before JW Vernon and HA Dods added an unbroken 103 in 55 minutes for the ninth wicket finishing 18 runs short of victory at stumps.