Counties v Taranaki
Other matches in New Zealand 1987/88
VenueBledisloe Park, Pukekohe on 7th, 8th November 1987 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresTA McCall, OC Paul
ScorerB Paul
Close of play day 1Counties (1) 132/6 (Muir 27*; 56.1 overs)

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SP Robertsonc Pickett b Trudgeon46     
BM Lahoodrun out12     
MG O'Neillc Pickett b McKinnon27     
*BC Richardslbw b McKinnon25     
RK Brownc Muir b Robertson9     
+PM Blackbournb McKinnon13     
TJA Scrivenrun out1     
KW Martinlbw b McKinnon2     
KR O'Dowdac Muir b McKinnon27     
M Lawtonb McKinnon51  71 
RG Stachurskinot out1     
Total(all out, 70 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-145, 9-214, 10-225 (70 ov)
Counties bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pollock16   2460--
Robertson21   3511--
Trudgeon12   3531--
McKinnon21   4666--

Counties first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AK Leitchc Brown b Stachurski26961113- 
MJ Stablerb Stachurski2964801- 
DJ Kitelbw b Richards29881133- 
CJ Pickettc Blackbourn b Martin31715-- 
B Wolfec Blackbourn b Robertson52616-- 
WN Robertsonb Robertson539-- 
RJ Muirnot out2748382- 
*+ML McMillandid not bat      
ND Pollockdid not bat      
CJ Trudgeondid not bat      
MR McKinnondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(6 wickets, 193 minutes, 56.1 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-53 (Stabler), 2-68 (Leitch), 3-77 (Pickett), 4-84 (Wolfe), 5-97 (Robertson), 6-132 (Kite, 56.1 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin13   3221--
O'Dowda8   0260-3
Lawton8   3200--
Scriven6   2120--
Stachurski16   5312--
Robertson4   0162-2

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> Taranaki first innings batting adds 2 runs under
--> Extras breakdown not available for the Taranaki first innings

Heavy overnight rain seeped under the covers and after an inspection following the scheduled lunch break on the second day the pitch was declared unfit so the game was abandoned
Taranaki debut: TJA Scriven