Nelson v Auckland B
Other matches in New Zealand 1973/74
VenueTrafalgar Park, Nelson on 29th, 30th, 31st December 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNelson won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Auckland B first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CMH Atkinsonc Carey b Beattie41     
JR Wiltshireb Beattie22     
RJ Verralllbw b Carey4     
*CT Maingayb Aberhart54 9861 
JR Carsonb Douglas15     
GM Wallaceb Herron40 757- 
+DB Bygraveb Aberhart7     
AR Taylornot out39     
RM Pickardc Gargiulo b Carey2     
PD Morrisonlbw b Douglas10     
KA Robinsonc and b Gargiulo5     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(all out, 66.6 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-49 (Wiltshire), 2-54 (Verrall), 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-244 (66.6 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aberhart11   1462--
Douglas17   4502--
Carey18   5582--
Beattie8   1412--
Herron11   2341--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GE Lowansc and b Pickard62  5- 
A Parisb Robinson8     
RW Cedermanc Bygrave b Maingay8     
*GW Douglasnot out59  7- 
+RB Taskerc Wiltshire b Pickard12     
DC Aberhartc Bygrave b Pickard5     
SV Gargiuloc Wiltshire b Wallace18     
AB Careyc sub (J Bell) b Wallace15     
LR Herronc Bygrave b Morrison0     
G Millerrun out2     
EC Beattieb Morrison0     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 76.4 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-199 (76.4 ov)
Auckland B bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson15   3441--
Atkinson4   1150--
Maingay13   7161--
Pickard23   6693--
Wallace8   2182--

Auckland B second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CMH Atkinsonc and b Douglas29     
JR Wiltshireb Douglas14     
RJ Verrallrun out18     
*CT Maingayc Carey b Beattie8     
JR Carsonnot out116 22318- 
GM Wallaceb Lowans84 20315- 
+DB Bygravenot out5     
AR Taylordid not bat      
RM Pickarddid not bat      
PD Morrisondid not bat      
KA Robinsondid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(5 wickets, declared, 79 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aberhart7   0270--
Carey21   5650--
Douglas19   7532--
Beattie6   3181--
Paris6   1260--
Herron11   1320--
Gargiulo4   0280--
Lowans5   1251--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Parisc Verrall b Robinson0     
GE Lowansc Wiltshire b Morrison32     
RW Cedermanc Morrison b Atkinson7     
*GW Douglasnot out58 1477- 
DC Aberhartc Carson b Pickard12     
SV Gargiulob Carson29     
+RB Taskernot out26     
AB Careydid not bat      
LR Herrondid not bat      
G Millerdid not bat      
EC Beattiedid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)3
Total(5 wickets, 46 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?
Auckland B bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson7   2201--
Atkinson10   1451--
Morrison12   1501--
Pickard9   2251--
Carson6   191--
Wallace2   0150--

GE Lowans and GW Douglas added 92 for the third wicket in the Nelson first innings
JR Carson and GM Wallace added 200 in 203 minutes for the fifth wicket in the Auckland B second innings
Rain delayed the start of play by 30 minutes on the third day but after only 13 balls had been bowled the rain returned with more than an hour being lost with play resuming at 11.45am
The rain returned at 3.15pm forcing players from the field once more with no further play possible
12th Men: BG Schwass (Nelson), J Bell (Auckland B)