Southland v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 20th, 21st February 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRW Pollok, P Traynor
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 237/6 (Harvey 23*)

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CV Shirleyc Jarman b Gaunt6     
JA Gillb Meckiff24     
SG Mortonc Simpson b Gaunt2     
+NR Thompsonb Gaunt0     
AW Gilbertsonst Jarman b Kline17     
WA Cochraneb Meckiff0     
GW Kitsonb Meckiff0     
*JC Alabasternot out13     
EC Mortonc Jarman b Gaunt0     
J Hillc Martin b Gaunt0     
GWF Overtonb Gaunt0     
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)22
Total(all out, 40 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-19, 3-44, 4-55, 5-60, 6-60, 7-83, 8-84, 9-84, 10-84 (40 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meckiff13   6143--
Gaunt12   5236--
Kline9   5101--
Harvey1   100--
Martin5   2150--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favelllbw b EC Morton81     
WJ Watsonc Gill b Hill74     
RB Simpsonc SG Morton b Hill27     
NCL O'Neillrun out3     
JW Martinb Hill19     
*ID Craigc Shirley b Hill0     
RN Harveynot out23     
+BN Jarmandid not bat      
LF Klinedid not bat      
RA Gauntdid not bat      
I Meckiffdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(6 wickets, 73.2 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-120, 2-176, 3-191, 4-198, 5-198, 6-237 (73.2 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Overton20   2680--
EC Morton15   4361--
Alabaster14   3440--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> RA Gaunt completed a hat-trick in the Southland first innings (Morton, Hill, Overton)

There was no play on the second day because of weather and ground conditions.