Poverty Bay v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueThe Oval, Gisborne on 13th, 14th March 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossPoverty Bay won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresPA Fargher, WL Jackson
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 478/9 (Meckiff 4*, Kline 3*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellb Barbour18     
WJ Watsonc Kelly b Barbour30     
NCL O'Neillc Roderick b Hough34     
RN Harveyrun out112 8511- 
*ID Craigb Hough92     
JW Martinlbw b Kennedy40     
R Benaudc McHugh b Hough104 8710- 
+BN Jarmanlbw b Hough4     
J Drennanb Hough17     
I Meckiffnot out4     
LF Klinenot out3     
Extras(13 b, 7 lb)20
Total(9 wickets, declared, 100 overs)478
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-64, 3-136, 4-240, 5-297, 6-378, 7-382, 8-458, 9-473
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hough39   61425--
Barbour27   21142--
Blane11   0630--
Kennedy13   0751--
Roderick6   0450--
Martin4   0190--

Poverty Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SB Martinc O'Neill b Meckiff2     
BN Grahamc Watson b Drennan5     
+JWH Kellyc Watson b Kline11     
D Jacksonrun out6     
RB Kennedylbw b Martin27     
AG McHughb Kline0     
RD Carswellb Martin0     
KW Houghb Martin45     
*JP Blaneb Martin9     
MRH Barbourc Harvey b Kline1     
LD Rodericknot out5     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 37.4 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-15, 3-28, 4-41, 5-41, 6-44, 7-75, 8-111, 9-112, 10-122 (37.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meckiff8   5101--
Drennan9   3141--
Kline11   1503--

Poverty Bay second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
SB Martinb Martin2     
BN Grahamrun out26     
+JWH Kellylbw b O'Neill3     
D Jacksonb Martin12     
RB Kennedyst Jarman b Martin0     
AG McHughnot out3     
RD Carswellnot out4     
KW Houghdid not bat      
*JP Blanedid not bat      
MRH Barbourdid not bat      
LD Roderickdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(5 wickets, 26 overs)58
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-22, 3-45, 4-45, 5-54
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Drennan4   220--
Martin13   3253--
O'Neill6   1131--
Harvey3   1100--