Marlborough v Canterbury
Other matches in New Zealand 1964/65
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 7th, 8th January 1965 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresAH Jellyman, HL Tancred
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 29/0 (Lane 11*, AJ Neal 17*; 8 overs)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BA Boltonst Tapley b GR Neal67  10- 
JA Millsc Hawtin b GR Neal86     
M Randlec AJ Neal b GR Neal0     
GT Barrettc Hawtin b GR Neal86 1365- 
RL Thomasc and b Sandford35     
GA Bartlettc Lane b Sandford32 38   
JW Burttc Litchfield b Sandford6     
ER Hignettrun out (Lane->Tapley)7     
+KN Priestnot out16     
TL Jonesnot out17     
RF Cocksdid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared, 100 overs)363
Fall of wickets:
1-145 (Bolton), 2-155 (Randle), 3-158 (Mills), 4-222 (Thomas), 5-278 (Bartlett), 6-287 (Burtt), 7-303 (Hignett), 8-? (Barrett)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crisp27   7840--
Hawtin23   5760--
Sandford27   6963--
GR Neal23   3964--

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SE Lanec Thomas b Bartlett64     
AJ Nealb Jones45  8- 
JR Litchfieldc Jones b Hignett10     
GF Hawtinc Bolton b Hignett30 2541 
FJ Jacksonc Priest b Jones65 1159- 
*BE Kennedyc Priest b Bartlett3     
CW Garrodc Hignett b Bartlett2     
GR Nealb Bartlett0     
+EWG Tapleylbw b Jones4     
DJS Crispnot out0     
GW Sandfordb Jones1     
Total(all out, 99.2 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-76 (AJ Neal), 2-107 (Litchfield), 3-142 (Hawtin), 4-235 (Jackson), 5-241 (Kennedy), 6-244 (Garrod), 7-245 (GR Neal), 8-250 (Tapley), 9-251 (Lane), 10-253 (Sandford, 99.2 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bartlett20   6404--
Bolton18   8400--
Hignett19   8552--
Cocks12   5120--
Burtt8   2240--

Marlborough second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
+EWG Tapleyb Priest23     
CW Garrodc Bolton b Mills10     
GF Hawtinc Bartlett b Thomas3     
GR Nealnot out17     
JR Litchfieldst +Cocks b Priest26     
GW Sandfordrun out0     
FJ Jacksonc Priest b Bartlett1     
SE Lanedid not bat      
AJ Nealdid not bat      
*BE Kennedydid not bat      
DJS Crispdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 42 minutes, 15.1 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Garrod), 2-35, 3-37, 4-80, 5-81, 6-87 (15.1 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mills4   1211--
Thomas4   1141--
Randle3   0150--
Priest3   0272--
Barrett1   030--

--> Marlborough first innings batting adds 1 run over
--> Bowling in the Marlborough first innings adds 4 runs under

BA Bolton and JA Mills put on 145 for the first wicket in the Canterbury B first innings
The Marlborough second innings was played as entertainment for the crowd but it was a farcical finish to a keen struggle that had lasted most of the two days