West Coast (South Island) v Wellington
Other matches in New Zealand 1961/62
VenueRecreation Ground, Greymouth on 31st March, 1st April 1962 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1West Coast (South Island) (1) 173/4 (Hibbs 45*, AW Kennedy 18*; 61 overs)

West Coast (South Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LRH Buntlbw b Butler27     
*ABJ Kennedyc and b Butler27     
EE Thomasb Blair14     
BJ Hawkinsb Parson27     
CA Hibbsc McConnell b Morrison45     
AW Kennedyb Blair28     
JA Blairb Morrison2     
GH Skinnerc McMahon b Morrison0     
MG Bellisb Morrison14     
WA Kennedyc Vance b Morrison5     
JG Bebannot out5     
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Bunt), 2-65 (ABJ Kennedy), 3-? (Thomas), 4-? (Hawkins), 5-173 (Hibbs), 6-? (Blair), 7-? (Skinner), 8-200 (AW Kennedy), 9-?, 10-214 (82.2 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair26   8532--
McConnell17   4350--
Parson6   2281--
Butler14   4262--
Preston4   0150--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RA Vancelbw b Hawkins10     
PH Standidgeb Hawkins17     
BAG Murrayb Hawkins13     
AH Prestonc ABJ Kennedy b Bellis17     
JEF Beckc AW Kennedy b Beban61     
LC Butlerc Thomas b AW Kennedy14     
GT McConnellb WA Kennedy10     
+TG McMahonb WA Kennedy3     
RW Blairc Bunt b WA Kennedy0     
BD Morrisonnot out0     
JS Parsonb Beban6     
Total(all out, 52 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Standidge), 2-35 (Vance), 3-56 (Murray), 4-? (Preston), 5-142 (Butler), 6-164 (McConnell), 7-171 (McMahon), 8-171 (Blair), 9-171 (Beck), 10-177 (Parson, 52 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hawkins14   3443--
WA Kennedy10   0293--
Bellis9   1281--
AW Kennedy8   0211--
Beban11   2282--

West Coast (South Island) second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LRH Buntst McMahon b Morrison0     
*ABJ Kennedylbw b Butler43     
EE Thomasrun out13     
BJ Hawkinsc Morrison b Butler5     
CA Hibbsc Butler b Parson6     
AW Kennedyretired hurt8     
JA Blairb Parson2     
GH Skinnernot out6     
MG Bellisnot out2     
WA Kennedydid not bat      
JG Bebandid not bat      
Total(6 wickets)89
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> Bowling in the West Coast (South Island) first innings adds 7 runs over
--> Bowling in the Wellington first innings adds 1 run under

The match was played on a matting wicket which was completely foreign to the Wellington team