Wellington City v Hutt Valley
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 24th November, 1st December 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWellington City won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Cowie, EWT Tindill
Close of play day 1Hutt Valley (1) 85/1 (Nightingale 25*, Brennan 6*; 43 overs)

Wellington City first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerb Cook17     
AH Prestonlbw b Turvey54     
BW Sinclairc McConnell b Manderson53 1007- 
EW Dempsterlbw b Cook34     
JEF Beckc Sergent b McConnell6     
*RT Barberlbw b Cook17     
LA Clarkc Brosnahan b McConnell13     
RW Blairc and b McConnell3     
PP Phillipsrun out0     
+WM Curtisnot out18     
RS Challieslbw b McConnell7     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 265 minutes, 74.1 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-34 (Miller), 2-124 (Sinclair), 3-134 (Preston), 4-168, 5-174, 6-187, 7-196, 8-196, 9-210, 10-233 (74.1 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turvey16   2591--
Brosnahan10   1450--
Cook24   5543--
Sergent4   1100--
Manderson2   191--

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Coulstonb Blair46     
AF Nightingalenot out84 323   
IN Brennanc Curtis b Blair11     
*JR Capstickb Preston3     
ES Mandersonc Sinclair b Challies8     
BWH Sergentc Curtis b Clark10     
GT McConnelllbw b Clark0     
AJ Cookb Clark11     
JM Brosnahanc Curtis b Phillips1     
+BN Sheppardrun out0     
M Turveyc Curtis b Phillips5     
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 6 nb)19
Total(all out, 323 minutes, 115.4 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-75 (Coulston), 2-94 (Brennan), 3-107 (Capstick), 4-120 (Manderson), 5-138 (Sergent), 6-138 (McConnell), 7-159 (Cook), 8-175 (Brosnahan), 9-175 (Sheppard), 10-198 (Turvey, 115.4 ov)
Wellington City bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair25   7512--
Clark23   11263--
Dempster21   8240--
Challies20   5391--
Preston12   7121--

Wellington City second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerc Sergent b Cook13     
AH Prestonc Sheppard b Brosnahan13     
BW Sinclairnot out20     
JEF Beckc Sergent b Brennan38     
EW Dempsternot out13     
*RT Barberdid not bat      
LA Clarkdid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
PP Phillipsdid not bat      
+WM Curtisdid not bat      
RS Challiesdid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 2 nb)12
Total(3 wickets, 107 minutes, 36 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-35, 3-90
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turvey8   0260--
Brosnahan11   5151--
Cook8   0201--
Sergent3   2120--
McConnell4   1180--
Brennan2   061--

--> Day 1 Lunch: Wellington City (1) 124/2 (Preston 49*, Dempster 0*)

Rain delayed the start of play by an hour on the second day