Wellington v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1958/59
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 6th, 7th March 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarylebone Cricket Club won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by an innings and 211 runs
UmpiresRW Collins, WT Martin
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 474/8 (Cowdrey 99*)

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Preston111     
W Watsonc and b Preston106     
R Subba Rowc Curtis b Blair25     
TW Graveneyc Curtis b RE Reid91     
*MC Cowdreyb Dempster117     
ER Dexterb RE Reid15     
FS Truemanb RE Reid1     
JB Mortimoreb Vance12     
FH Tysonb Vance0     
+R Swetmannot out18     
GAR Lockdid not bat      
Extras(12 lb, 3 nb)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 135.4 overs)511
Fall of wickets:
1-225, 2-234, 3-275, 4-410, 5-434, 6-440, 7-461, 8-474, 9-511 (135.4 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair26   6851--
RE Reid34   31383--
JR Reid19   5570--
Butler16   3580--
Preston9   2412--
Murray3   0120--
Zavos3   0150--
Vance2   082--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SB Zavosb Tyson3     
BAG Murrayc Swetman b Lock31     
JB Morrisonb Tyson5     
RA Vanceb Mortimore12     
*JR Reidc Cowdrey b Lock10     
AH Prestonb Lock17     
LC Butlerc Cowdrey b Mortimore5     
EW Dempsternot out15     
RW Blairrun out9     
RE Reidc and b Mortimore0     
+WM Curtisc Cowdrey b Mortimore5     
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 50.5 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-19, 3-43, 4-63, 5-75, 6-89, 7-96, 8-113, 9-113, 10-127 (50.5 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman6   1180--
Tyson4   182--
Lock21   6493--
Subba Row2   170--

Wellington second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
SB Zavosc Dexter b Tyson5     
BAG Murrayb Lock14     
JB Morrisonc Graveney b Tyson7     
RA Vancec Cowdrey b Lock53     
*JR Reidc Lock b Mortimore11     
AH Prestonc Swetman b Trueman19     
LC Butlerst Swetman b Mortimore31     
EW Dempsterc and b Lock1     
RW Blairc Tyson b Lock14     
RE Reidc Richardson b Mortimore4     
+WM Curtisnot out0     
Extras(8 b, 6 lb)14
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-29, 3-29, 4-53, 5-117, 6-117, 7-119, 8-147, 9-170, 10-173 (50.2 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman6   1161--
Tyson7   2202--
Lock21   5724--
Graveney3   0210--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> TW Graveney (1) passed 26000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 59
--> SB Zavos made his debut in first-class matches
--> JB Morrison made his debut in first-class matches
--> EW Dempster (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> SB Zavos made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> WM Curtis made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JB Mortimore reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Wellington second innings