Victoria v New Zealanders
New Zealand in Australia 1967/68
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th November 1967 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJR Collins, WJ Smyth
ScorersBW Bright (Victoria), MP Ringham (New Zealanders)
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 247/8 (Burgess 76*, Collinge 20*)
Close of play day 2Victoria (1) 68/1 (Redpath 26*, Cowper 26*)
Close of play day 3Victoria (1) 340/3 (Sheahan 150*, Joslin 55*)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Jarvisc Jordon b Grant1     
BAG Murraylbw b Bitmead49     
BE Congdonc Jordon b Connolly0     
*BW Sinclairc Sheahan b Grant13     
V Pollardc Grant b Connolly54     
MG Burgessnot out98     
BW Yuilelbw b Cowper13     
BR Taylorb Connolly10     
RC Motzc Redpath b Connolly0     
RO Collingec Redpath b Cowper38     
+RI Harfordlbw b Bitmead8     
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 7 nb)14
Total(all out, 390 minutes, 91.4 overs)298
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-16, 3-46, 4-98, 5-147, 6-174, 7-207, 8-207, 9-268, 10-298 (91.4 ov)
Victoria bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Connolly28   8894-1
Grant14   2482-6
Watson14   2380--
Stackpole11   2280--
Cowper10   1342--
Eastwood1   080--

Victoria first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KH Eastwoodc Murray b Motz8     
*IR Redpathc and b Pollard38     
RM Cowperc Murray b Yuile78     
AP Sheahanb Taylor161     
LR Joslinc Harford b Taylor56     
KR Stackpolec Sinclair b Taylor18     
GD Watsonnot out16     
JW Grantnot out15     
+RC Jordondid not bat      
RC Bitmeaddid not bat      
AN Connollydid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 530 minutes, 116 overs)402
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-101, 3-186, 4-342, 5-370, 6-370
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge25   3750--
Motz31   41091-1
Taylor20   2823--
Pollard21   3681--
Yuile17   1551--
Burgess1   100-1
Murray1   010--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Jarvisc Stackpole b Cowper24     
BAG Murrayb Bitmead84     
BE Congdonlbw b Stackpole21     
*BW Sinclairb Stackpole4     
V Pollardb Stackpole11     
MG Burgessnot out8     
BW Yuilenot out4     
BR Taylordid not bat      
RC Motzdid not bat      
RO Collingedid not bat      
+RI Harforddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 4 w)5
Total(5 wickets, 220 minutes, 58 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-92, 3-100, 4-134, 5-152
Victoria bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Connolly8   32304-
Grant5   2120--
Watson3   070--
Bitmead13   4331--
Cowper12   1441--
Stackpole16   5333--
Redpath1   040--

--> V Pollard (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> MG Burgess (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in first-class matches
--> BAG Murray (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> MG Burgess made his debut in Australia in first-class matches
--> RC Bitmead reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the New Zealanders first innings
--> RC Motz reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Victoria first innings

12th Men: JD Swanson (Vic) and K Thomson (NZ)
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