Bay of Plenty v Northland
Other matches in New Zealand 1955/56
VenueTauranga Domain Inner Ground, Tauranga on 2nd, 3rd March 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Bay of Plenty (1) 107/3 (Robson 1*, Reid 1*; 40 overs)

Northland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EN Vipondlbw b Hutcheson15     
G Masseyb Bell30     
BR McPhersonrun out29     
CT Maingayb Bell41     
CB McLeodb Abbott6     
D Dunninglbw b Ferrow28     
G Marshc Andrews b Langdon38     
BN Preslandb Bell16     
B Jordanb Hutcheson0     
F Marshc Langdon b Abbott31     
+S Simonsnot out2     
Total(all out, 94.2 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-242 (94.2 ov)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abbott16   4482--
Hutcheson17   8232--
Robson9   3190--
Ferrow17   0571--
Bell17   0633--

Bay of Plenty first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+E Andrewsb F Marsh42     
DK Richardsonb Presland20     
DL Westonc McPherson b Vipond29     
NJ Robsonlbw b Jordan20     
JA Reidnot out73 2354- 
PL Lylec Dunning b Vipond4     
MC Langdonb McLeod15     
*EW Hutchesonc Dunning b Presland9     
MD Bellc Vipond b McLeod1     
DJ Ferrowb McLeod0     
KC Abbottnot out4     
Total(9 wickets, declared, 116 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McLeod24   7613--
Presland32   9742--
F Marsh16   3371--
Vipond24   11302--
Jordan20   10161--

Northland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EN Vipondc Reid b Ferrow40     
D Dunningc Andrews b Abbott5     
CB McLeodst Andrews b Bell24     
+S Simonsb Bell0     
G Masseyb Ferrow9     
CT Maingayc Langdon b Ferrow0     
BR McPhersonc Richardson b Bell0     
B Jordanb Ferrow2     
G Marshc Andrews b Bell0     
BN Preslandb Ferrow12     
F Marshnot out3     
Total(all out, 120 minutes, 34 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-99 (34 ov)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Langdon6   3130--
Abbott4   0201--
Hutcheson2   0120--
Bell11   2214--
Ferrow11   4295--

Bay of Plenty second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+E Andrewslbw b McLeod0     
DK Richardsonc McLeod b Jordan20     
DL Westonb McLeod8     
NJ Robsonb McLeod4     
PL Lylest Simons b McLeod0     
*EW Hutchesonrun out10     
JA Reidnot out10     
MC Langdonnot out3     
MD Belldid not bat      
DJ Ferrowdid not bat      
KC Abbottdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 60 minutes, 22 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McLeod10   2284--
Presland10   4200--
Jordan1   031--
G Marsh1   040--

--> Bowling in the Bay of Plenty first innings adds 1 run over

After dismissing Northland for 99, Bay of Plenty had exactly 1 hour to score the 95 runs needed for outright victory