Auckland v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1973/74
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 22nd, 23rd, 24th February 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWRC Gardiner, RWR Shortt
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 70/1 (Woodcock 40*, IM Chappell 5*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 379/7 (O'Keeffe 82*, Bright 27*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Rileyc O'Keeffe b Gilmour37     
RM Harrisb Walker0     
TW Jarvislbw b Mallett19     
*MG Burgessc Bright b Mallett56     
GP Howarthb Gilmour43     
AEW Parsonsb Mallett16     
+RA Dykesc Woodcock b Mallett0     
JM McIntyreb Mallett40     
RS Cunisc Walker b Bright17     
HJ Howarthrun out25     
JC Williamsnot out2     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 68.3 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-57, 3-63, 4-140, 5-165, 6-165, 7-183, 8-210, 9-262, 10-268 (68.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker12   1671--
Gilmour15   2582--
O'Keeffe13   4310--
Bright6   1231--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Woodcockc Jarvis b Cunis54     
IC Davisc Dykes b Cunis25     
*IM Chappellrun out25     
GS Chappellc HJ Howarth b Cunis32     
IR Redpathb Cunis0     
+RW Marshc Burgess b McIntyre70     
KJ O'Keeffenot out99     
GJ Gilmourc Burgess b HJ Howarth57     
RJ Brightb HJ Howarth28     
MHN Walkerb Cunis0     
AA Mallettrun out1     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 86.7 overs)399
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-92, 3-110, 4-125, 5-138, 6-240, 7-332, 8-380, 9-381, 10-399 (86.7 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Williams9   0570--
HJ Howarth29   9892--
GP Howarth9   1740--
McIntyre11   2351--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Rileyc IM Chappell b Walker11     
RM Harrisc IM Chappell b O'Keeffe46     
TW Jarvisc Marsh b O'Keeffe50     
*MG Burgessc IM Chappell b Mallett37     
GP Howarthc Marsh b O'Keeffe5     
AEW Parsonsc GS Chappell b O'Keeffe4     
+RA Dykeslbw b O'Keeffe0     
JM McIntyrenot out13     
RS Cunisnot out10     
HJ Howarthdid not bat      
JC Williamsdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(7 wickets, 59 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-107, 3-130, 4-158, 5-162, 6-162, 7-162
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker7   1251--
Gilmour7   2250--
Mallett7   3101--
O'Keeffe20   3695--
Bright18   5470--

--> RW Marsh (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 52
--> KJ O'Keeffe (1) passed his previous highest score of 85 in first-class matches
--> RM Harris made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JC Williams made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GJ Gilmour made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches