Wellington v Auckland
Other First-Class matches in New Zealand 1889/90
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 6th, 7th January 1890 (2-day match)
Balls per over5
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by 10 wickets
UmpiresA Ashbolt, CE MacCormick
Close of play day 1Auckland (2) 87/7 (Fowke 5*, Kelly 0*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JHP Kisslingb Dryden3     
AB O'Brienb Frith0     
DJF Lynchc Dryden b Frith3     
HB Luskrun out0     
I Richardsb Dryden5     
WI Stemsonc Morice b Dryden5     
W Gardinerc Kirker b Frith13     
+JN Fowkeb Dryden5     
FV Kellyb Dryden8     
AW Reesb Frith0     
WH Hawkinsnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 26.2 overs)48
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (O'Brien), 2-10 (Lynch), 3-10 (Lusk), 4-14 (Kissling), 5-17 (Richards), 6-30 (Stemson), 7-35 (Gardiner), 8-47 (Fowke), 9-48 (Kelly), 10-48 (Rees, 26.2 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dryden13   5185--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Blacklockc Stemson b Rees10     
WDR Kirkerb Stemson4     
RV Blacklockc Lynch b Stemson6     
+M Moorhousec Gardiner b Rees29     
EW Brookeb Rees11     
W Frithc Lynch b Kelly46     
*WP McGirrc and b Rees3     
FH Moricec and b Rees0     
S Nichollsb Rees0     
CH Drydenc Kelly b Rees1     
E Fitzsimmonsnot out0     
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 37 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Kirker), 2-22 (A Blacklock), 3-38 (RV Blacklock), 4-58 (Brooke), 5-91 (Moorhouse), 6-118 (McGirr), 7-118 (Frith), 8-118 (Nicholls), 9-119 (Morice), 10-119 (Dryden, 37 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rees18   5567--
Stemson9   3132--
Hawkins6   1190--
Lusk2   1200--
Kelly2   121--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JHP Kisslingb Dryden6     
I Richardsc Moorhouse b Fitzsimmons4     
DJF Lynchst Moorhouse b Fitzsimmons5     
AB O'Brienb Dryden0     
HB Luskb Frith17     
WI Stemsonb Dryden15     
W Gardinerb Frith30     
+JN Fowkeb Dryden14     
FV Kellyb Frith8     
WH Hawkinsb Frith5     
AW Reesnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 40.4 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Kissling), 2-13 (Richards), 3-16 (O'Brien), 4-18 (Lynch), 5-41 (Stemson), 6-51 (Lusk), 7-87 (Gardiner), 8-97 (Fowke), 9-108 (Hawkins), 10-109 (Kelly, 40.4 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dryden16   0434--
Fitzsimmons11   0292--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+M Moorhousenot out25     
RV Blacklocknot out10     
A Blacklockdid not bat      
WDR Kirkerdid not bat      
EW Brookedid not bat      
*WP McGirrdid not bat      
W Frithdid not bat      
FH Moricedid not bat      
S Nichollsdid not bat      
CH Drydendid not bat      
E Fitzsimmonsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(no wicket, 18.3 overs)39
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rees8   0120--
Stemson5   170--
Kelly4   0130--

--> E Fitzsimmons made his debut in First-Class matches
--> AB O'Brien made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> EW Brooke made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> FH Morice made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> EW Brooke (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in First-Class matches
--> W Gardiner (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in First-Class matches
--> W Frith reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed FV Kelly, his 4th wicket in the Auckland second innings