Wellington v West Coast (North Island)
Other matches in New Zealand 1904/05
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 31st December 1904, 2nd January 1905 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Coast (North Island) won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by an innings and 21 runs
UmpiresT Barclay, P Bevan
Close of play day 1West Coast (North Island) (1) 121/7 (LP Cave 56*)

West Coast (North Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HB Caveb Hickey11     
LP Caveb Alpe70     
FC Robertsonlbw b Hickey5     
KH Caveb Hickey27     
AL Skelleyc and b Hickey8     
MJ Crombiec Barton b Hickey2     
AM Ongleyb Brice0     
*B McCarthyb Hickey0     
Essonc Blacklock b Brice1     
+Sykesnot out7     
JWR Skelleyb Brice0     
Total(all out, 80.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-? (HB Cave), 2-? (Robertson), 3-100 (KH Cave), 4-? (AL Skelley), 5-? (Crombie), 6-? (Ongley), 7-121 (McCarthy), 8-? (Esson), 9-? (LP Cave), 10-144 (JWR Skelley, 80.3 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hickey26   8386--
Alpe9   591--
Vivian4   080--
Luckie10   4180--
Barton4   250--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Bartonc HB Cave b Ongley25     
*CA Richardsonb LP Cave52     
CS Goreb McCarthy25     
AE Dakinc Ongley b HB Cave3     
BA Weyburneb McCarthy31     
CP Blacklocklbw b McCarthy21     
AWS Bricec Ongley b HB Cave6     
LG Vivianb McCarthy15     
FG Alpenot out5     
CEH Hickeyb Crombie29     
MMF Luckieb Crombie0     
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-232 (79.5 ov)
West Coast (North Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
LP Cave20   6471--
McCarthy28   7654--
JWR Skelley7   0310--
Ongley8   0311--
HB Cave14   3382--

West Coast (North Island) second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KH Cavec Luckie b Brice1     
LP Caveb Luckie12     
HB Caveb Luckie9     
+Sykeslbw b Brice0     
FC Robertsonc Richardson b Luckie5     
Essonc Barton b Luckie10     
AL Skelleyc Luckie b Alpe6     
JWR Skelleyc Brice b Luckie0     
MJ Crombieb Alpe4     
*B McCarthynot out8     
AM Ongleyb Brice4     
Total(all out, 35.1 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-67 (35.1 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hickey7   2160--
Luckie11   5165--
Alpe5   2122--

Rain interrupted play once during the afternoon before a hail squall ended play for the day an hour before stumps were due to be drawn
This was a virtual Wellington second eleven; the Wellington first eleven were playing in the South Island
The West Coast team comprised players from Taranaki, Wanganui and Manawatu