Central Districts East v Central Districts West
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57 (Nelson Trial Match)
VenueTrafalgar Park, Nelson on 30th November, 1st December 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
Players12 per side
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Central Districts East (1) 86/1 (Guy 43*, Snowden 22*; 25 overs)

Central Districts West first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DW Bowdenb Brown62     
KFH Smithrun out37     
EM Meulilbw b Brown7     
NS Harfordb Jones2     
DL Donaldc Leggat b Cave11     
GT Buistb Brown40     
K Percyc Kivell b Brown20     
DE Brianb Leeds40     
IH Chingb Jones17     
CW Barclayb Jones7     
+NF Walkerlbw b Jones0     
DR Tarrantnot out3     
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 99.3 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-73 (Smith), 2-99 (Meuli), 3-114 (Harford), 4-132 (Bowden), 5-144 (Donald), 6-173 (Percy), 7-218 (Buist), 8-250, 9-255, 10-259, 11-264 (99.3 ov)
Central Districts East bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Leeds18   1661--
Leggat1   020--
Kivell8   1250--
Cave19   4381--
Snowden15   5350--
Brown18   10294--
Bishop3   0180--

Central Districts East first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Readeb Brian4     
JW Guyc Harford b Brian43     
GA Snowdenc Percy b Smith51     
DN MacLeodretired out71     
GF Bishopretired out67     
DS Kivellnot out38     
IB Leggatb Barclay14     
+IA Colquhounb Buist13     
RE Brownc Percy b Buist0     
*HB Cavelbw b Buist0     
RCT Leedsnot out8     
JF Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(25 b, 9 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)37
Total(9 wickets, declared, 112 overs)346
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Reade), 2-? (Guy), 3-? (Snowden), 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?
Central Districts West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tarrant29   5880--
Brian30   11742--
Barclay14   3501--
Harford12   4190--
Meuli5   1170--
Smith14   4421--
Buist6   2123--
Percy2   070--

Central Districts West second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NS Harfordnot out61     
DL Donaldnot out12     
*DW Bowdendid not bat      
KFH Smithdid not bat      
EM Meulidid not bat      
GT Buistdid not bat      
K Percydid not bat      
DE Briandid not bat      
IH Chingdid not bat      
CW Barclaydid not bat      
+NF Walkerdid not bat      
DR Tarrantdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 20 overs)74
Central Districts East bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Leeds6   1210--
Snowden6   2200--
Jones3   170--
Guy2   070--
MacLeod2   0130--
Reade1   050--

--> Central Districts West first innings batting adds 4 runs under

DN MacLeod and GF Bishop added 139 for the fourth wicket in the Central Districts East first innings