Wellington v West Indians
West Indies in New Zealand and Fiji 1955/56
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 10th, 11th, 13th February 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indians won by an innings and 87 runs
UmpiresJ Cowie, JM McLellan
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 429/5 (Weekes 119*, Roberts 9*)
Close of play day 2Wellington (2) 25/1 (Sinclair 9*, Dempster 0*; 12 overs)

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HA Furlongeb Haskell65     
BH Pairaudeaurun out104     
GS Sobersb Morrison34     
ED Weekesnot out119     
OG Smithlbw b Dempster80     
*DS Atkinsonb Morrison6     
AT Robertsnot out9     
+CC Depeiazadid not bat      
DT Dewdneydid not bat      
WV Edundid not bat      
S Ramadhindid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(5 wickets, declared, 130 overs)429
Fall of wickets:
1-141, 2-199, 3-211, 4-381, 5-392
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haskell30   7931--
Morrison38   9962--
Clark18   3690--
Dempster24   4851--
Preston20   1740--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Prestonlbw b Dewdney13     
LSM Millerc Sobers b Edun114     
EW Dempsterb Dewdney2     
JEF Beckc Depeiaza b Smith25     
*RT Barberb Dewdney12     
LA Clarklbw b Ramadhin10     
DS St Johnc Sobers b Edun52     
BW Sinclairb Atkinson11     
WJR Haskelllbw b Dewdney0     
+TG McMahonnot out6     
BD Morrisonst Depeiaza b Atkinson0     
Extras(9 b, 4 lb)13
Total(all out, 109.2 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-27, 3-90, 4-107, 5-136, 6-236, 7-243, 8-246, 9-258, 10-258 (109.2 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dewdney25   6704--
Edun13   4212--
Sobers10   3320--
Ramadhin19   6351--
Smith21   7561--

Wellington second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Prestonb Ramadhin16     
BW Sinclairc Depeiaza b Dewdney14     
EW Dempsterb Edun1     
LSM Millerc Furlonge b Dewdney3     
JEF Beckc Pairaudeau b Ramadhin12     
*RT Barberb Edun0     
LA Clarkb Edun0     
DS St Johnb Atkinson19     
WJR Haskellnot out7     
+TG McMahonlbw b Atkinson0     
BD Morrisonst Depeiaza b Ramadhin11     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 35.2 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-31, 3-33, 4-35, 5-36, 6-36, 7-65, 8-65, 9-65, 10-84 (35.2 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dewdney9   3142--
Edun12   4283--
Sobers2   200--
Atkinson5   0262--

--> JEF Beck (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> WJR Haskell made his debut in first-class matches
--> DS St John made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> DT Dewdney achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Wellington first innings (previous best was 4-125)
--> DS Atkinson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Wellington first innings
--> WV Edun achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Wellington second innings (previous best was 2-21)