Wellington v Canterbury
First-Class matches in New Zealand 1903/04
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 1st, 2nd, 4th January 1904 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by 244 runs
Umpires[unknown], CEHV Stevens
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 344/7 (Bennett 50*, Frankish 9*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (2) 46/2 (Sims 24*, Bennett 10*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Simsb Tucker16     
WCH Wigleyc Brice b Staples47     
GT Westonrun out1     
ST Callawayc Brice b Hales41     
KM Ollivierc Brice b Hales83     
RB Strangec Upham b Hales52     
JH Bennettb Staples58     
TW Reesec HC Hickson b Upham10     
EH Frankishc Brice b Hales10     
+C Boxshallnot out6     
WB Howellc HC Hickson b Hales19     
Extras(35 b, 4 lb)39
Total(all out, 113 overs)382
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Sims), 2-29 (Weston), 3-103 (Callaway), 4-154 (Wigley), 5-267 (Strange), 6-293 (Ollivier), 7-319 (Reese), 8-357 (Frankish), 9-359 (Bennett), 10-382 (Howell, 113 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hales31   7875--
Upham31   15591--
Tucker26   51071--
Staples10   4332--
Brice8   2140--
Redgrave3   1220--
Mahoney4   0210--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HC Hicksonc Boxshall b Callaway0     
WRS Hicksonc Howell b Frankish26     
CS Goreb Callaway51     
KH Tuckerb Howell65     
A Staplesb Howell32     
+JJ Mahoneyc Sims b Callaway14     
WP Redgraveb Howell1     
AWS Bricec Ollivier b Howell4     
RW Queeb Callaway5     
EO Halesnot out43     
*EF Uphamb Callaway21     
Extras(13 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 76 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (HC Hickson), 2-60 (WRS Hickson), 3-87 (Gore), 4-183 (Tucker), 5-192 (Staples), 6-200 (Redgrave), 7-206 (Mahoney), 8-210 (Brice), 9-225 (Quee), 10-280 (Upham, 76 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Callaway30   6945--
Howell23   1934--
Frankish9   2301--
Bennett10   2300--
Ollivier1   040--
Sims3   0110--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Simsb Upham47     
RB Strangelbw b Brice6     
+C Boxshallc Mahoney b Hales2     
JH Bennettrun out10     
WCH Wigleyc Mahoney b Hales12     
ST Callawayc Brice b Tucker55     
KM Olliviernot out2     
GT Westonc Hales b Tucker0     
EH Frankishst Mahoney b Tucker0     
TW Reeseb Upham7     
WB Howellb Upham14     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 56.1 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Strange), 2-14 (Boxshall), 3-46 (Bennett), 4-67 (Wigley), 5-136 (Callaway), 6-136 (Sims), 7-137 (Weston), 8-137 (Frankish), 9-150 (Reese), 10-164 (Howell, 56.1 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tucker6   3143--
Brice12   4411--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WP Redgravelbw b Callaway0     
HC Hicksonb Callaway4     
KH Tuckerc Bennett b Howell3     
CS Goreb Howell0     
+JJ Mahoneyb Callaway0     
WRS Hicksonc Sims b Howell8     
A Staplesc Sims b Callaway3     
AWS Briceb Callaway0     
RW Queec Weston b Howell0     
EO Halesb Callaway1     
*EF Uphamnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 w)3
Total(all out, 15.5 overs)22
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Redgrave), 2-7 (Tucker), 3-7 (HC Hickson), 4-7 (Mahoney), 5-7 (Gore), 6-14 (Staples), 7-20 (Brice), 8-21 (Quee), 9-22 (Hales), 10-22 (WRS Hickson, 15.5 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Callaway8   546--

--> EH Frankish made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CS Gore made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> A Staples made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> KM Ollivier (1) passed his previous highest score of 49 in First-Class matches
--> RB Strange (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in First-Class matches
--> JH Bennett (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in First-Class matches
--> EO Hales (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in First-Class matches
--> EO Hales reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed WCH Wigley, his 2nd wicket in the Canterbury second innings