Eastern Districts of Southland v Queensland
Queensland in New Zealand 1896/97
VenueCaledonian Ground, Gore on 23rd, 25th January 1897 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
PlayersEastern Districts of Southland: 20; Queensland: 10
TossEastern Districts of Southland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresHM Bell, A Martin
Close of play day 1

Eastern Districts of Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Gordonb Miller9     
H Stewartb Miller4     
A Somervillerun out1     
CM Bellb Byrne0     
G Somervilleb Byrne2     
WR Carverb Byrne2     
A Hartleyb Miller2     
E Robsonb Miller1     
J Mawrun out0     
J Taylorb Miller0     
*ER Bowlerb Bradley29     
R Fisherb Bradley0     
J Beecotb Donahoo6     
W Maitlandb Donahoo7     
W Eadiec Donahoo b Bradley2     
D Gibsonc Byrne b Lewis29     
H Martinrun out12     
AW Morrisnot out11     
H Coom hit wkt b Wilson0     
W Benniec Miller b Lewis3     
Total(all out, 51 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-?, 16-?, 17-?, 18-?, 19-146 (51 ov)
Queensland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller10   775--
Byrne9   1153--
Donahoo12   2312--
Bradley11   0493--
Lewis6   0122--
Wilson3   061--

Queensland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SJ Donahoob Hartley1     
WW McGlincheyb Gordon23     
SP Jonesc and b Stewart20     
OW Cowleyc A Somerville b Bell81     
W Hoarec Taylor b Gordon27     
*+WF Bradleyrun out29     
JW Lewisb Bell36     
R Wilsonnot out16     
DL Millerb Hartley9     
T Byrnec Stewart b Bell11     
Total(all out, 86.3 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-259 (86.3 ov)
Eastern Districts of Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hartley39   13512--
Stewart12   1271--
Gordon8   3102--

Eastern Districts of Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Somervillec Donahoo b Byrne5     
G Somervilleb Byrne0     
AW Morrisb Byrne0     
J Gordonc Hoare b Miller0     
*ER Bowlerrun out5     
W Maitlandb Miller7     
H Stewartnot out5     
CM Bellb Miller0     
E Robsonc Bradley b Miller1     
H Martinb Byrne1     
W Eadieb Byrne0     
WR Carverdid not bat      
A Hartleydid not bat      
J Mawdid not bat      
J Taylordid not bat      
R Fisherdid not bat      
J Beecotdid not bat      
D Gibsondid not bat      
H Coomdid not bat      
W Benniedid not bat      
Total(10 wickets, 23 overs)33
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?
Queensland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Byrne12   595--
Miller11   1154--

--> Bowling in the Queensland first innings adds 112 runs under

With Hitchcock unable to play because of his injury suffered in the previous match and Macdonald having returned to Brisbane Queensland had only ten players available for this match.
Eastern Districts selected a team of 22 but two players did not turn up.
Nine other bowlers were used in the Queensland innings withut taking a wicket