Canterbury v West Indians
West Indies in New Zealand and Fiji 1955/56
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 27th, 28th, 30th January 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresLC Johnston, ED Milne
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 40/2 (Sobers 18*, Weekes 5*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (2) 25/0 (Leggat 10*, Harris 14*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Leggatc Binns b King4     
PGZ Harrisc Furlonge b Dewdney12     
BA Haworthb Ramadhin59     
AR MacGibbonc Roberts b Ramadhin13     
ME Chapplec Atkinson b Smith1     
*RT Dowkerc Depeiaza b King74     
+SC Guillenlbw b Sobers37     
GG Coulllbw b King5     
IM Sinclairc King b Dewdney7     
GN Gearryb Dewdney1     
MW Jacknot out0     
Extras(10 b, 4 lb)14
Total(all out, 113.3 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-20, 3-64, 4-65, 5-123, 6-186, 7-215, 8-216, 9-216, 10-227 (113.3 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King13   2303--
Ramadhin39   19542--
Sobers18   7481--
Smith17   10191--
Atkinson15   6330--

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HA Furlongec Guillen b MacGibbon10     
AP Binnsb Gearry6     
GS Sobersc Guillen b Sinclair53     
ED Weekesc Coull b MacGibbon148     
OG Smithc Sinclair b MacGibbon44     
*DS Atkinsonb MacGibbon2     
+CC Depeiazac Jack b Sinclair43     
AT Robertsc sub b Jack1     
FM Kinglbw b Sinclair17     
S Ramadhinc Leggat b Sinclair8     
DT Dewdneynot out4     
Extras(5 b, 11 lb, 5 nb)21
Total(all out, 102.1 overs)357
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-24, 3-156, 4-268, 5-278, 6-286, 7-293, 8-343, 9-346, 10-357 (102.1 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon24   1784--
Gearry5   1231--
Coull10   0550--
Jack15   1701--
Chapple8   2210--
Harris6   0160--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Leggatnot out10     
PGZ Harrisnot out14     
BA Haworthdid not bat      
AR MacGibbondid not bat      
ME Chappledid not bat      
*RT Dowkerdid not bat      
+SC Guillendid not bat      
GG Coulldid not bat      
IM Sinclairdid not bat      
GN Gearrydid not bat      
MW Jackdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(no wicket, 7 overs)25
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King3   0110--
Dewdney2   060--
Ramadhin1   030--
Sobers1   040--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> CC Depeiaza made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches
--> DT Dewdney made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches



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