Canterbury XI v Canterbury Sub-Associations
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueHagley Oval, Christchurch on 30th November, 1st December 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
PlayersCanterbury XI: 11; Canterbury Sub-Associations: 12 (11 to bat and field)
TossCanterbury XI won the toss and decided to field
ResultCanterbury XI won by 2 wickets
UmpiresJ Barnes, ED Milne, AL Winter
Close of play day 1Canterbury XI (1) 88/5 (Dowker 9*, Capstick 10*; 31 overs)

Canterbury Sub-Associations first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Gunnb Gallop24     
E Turnerb Poore5     
GD Gardinerc sub b Gallop36     
DJ Blakelyc Pearce b Gallop16     
GT Wrightc Pearce b Gallop1     
AF Wrightc Pearce b Gallop9     
DH Joyceb Poore23     
DO Masefieldc Poore b Stewart3     
IN Sailc Muncaster b Poore15     
+A Keegannot out4     
DS Gunnb Gallop0     
MP O'Malleydid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(all out, 97 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-153 (97 ov)
Canterbury XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dawson13   5220--
Stewart19   10261--
Capstick4   150--
Poore30   18243--
Gallop26   7546--
Bolton4   240--
Dowker1   010--

Canterbury XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Boltonc DS Gunn b AF Wright24     
JW D'Arcyb AF Wright21     
WEG Muncasterc DS Gunn b Sail10     
RT Huntb AF Wright1     
MB Poorec GT Wright b AF Wright0     
*RT Dowkerb AF Wright22     
JD Capstickb O'Malley10     
+AM Pearceb O'Malley3     
M Stewartc R Gunn b DS Gunn2     
DL Gallopst Keegan b AF Wright7     
JHM Dawsonnot out8     
Extras(13 b, 1 lb)14
Total(all out, 49 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-122 (49 ov)
Canterbury Sub-Associations bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DS Gunn17   4421--
O'Malley13   2332--
Sail9   721--
AF Wright10   4316--

Canterbury Sub-Associations second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Gunnst Pearce b Bolton20     
E Turnerb Stewart0     
GD Gardinerst Pearce b Bolton21     
DJ Blakelylbw b Poore7     
GT Wrightrun out20     
AF Wrightb Bolton0     
DH Joycest Pearce b Bolton0     
DO Masefieldb Poore11     
IN Sailrun out0     
+A Keeganc Hunt b Bolton9     
DS Gunnnot out1     
MP O'Malleydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 54.3 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-92 (54.3 ov)
Canterbury XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stewart7   381--
Poore27   15442--
Gallop3   190--
Dawson2   120--

Canterbury XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WEG Muncasterb Masefield24     
RT Huntc Keegan b O'Malley14     
BA Boltonb O'Malley36     
JW D'Arcyc Gardiner b O'Malley14     
MB Pooreb AF Wright6     
*RT Dowkerb DS Gunn1     
JD Capstickc Masefield b DS Gunn3     
+AM Pearceb AF Wright5     
DL Gallopnot out15     
M Stewartnot out1     
JHM Dawsondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(8 wickets, 44.4 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?
Canterbury Sub-Associations bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DS Gunn7.42192--
O'Malley14   2343--
Sail7   0250--
AF Wright8   2212--
Masefield8   2201--

By mutual agreement the Canterbury Sub-Associations 12th man was permitted to bowl in both the Canterbury XI innings
Canterbury XI had around 150 minutes to score 124 to win the match outright and reached the target in heavy rain with a few minutes to spare
Mr Winter umpired on the first day with assistance from various players
Messrs Barnes and Milne umpired on the second day
12th Man: MP O'Malley (Canterbury Sub-Associations)