Canterbury v Melbourne Cricket Club
Melbourne Cricket Club in New Zealand 1899/00
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 2nd, 3rd March 1900 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMelbourne Cricket Club won by an innings and 108 runs
Close of play day 1Melbourne Cricket Club (1) 195/3 (Graham 101*, Russell 5*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*LT Cobcroftb Trumble6     
SA Orchardb Trumble1     
D Reesec Fry b Cave0     
AE Ridleyst Ross b Cave3     
RDW Barryc Aitken b Trumble6     
A Simsb Trumble10     
WCH Wigleyc Trumble b Cave27     
HC Ridleyb Trumble2     
CR Clarkb Cave5     
W Robertsonc Aitken b Trumble13     
+JN Fowkenot out10     
Total(all out, 51.1 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Orchard), 2-7 (Reese), 3-10 (Cobcroft), 4-10 (AE Ridley), 5-21 (Barry), 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-93 (51.1 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cave25   7484--
Graham1   040--

Melbourne Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HJ Fryc AE Ridley b Robertson28     
D Mailerb Robertson6     
H Grahamc Sims b Reese169     
H Trumblest Fowke b Cobcroft55     
AJC Russellc AE Ridley b Robertson13     
AA Aitkenretired hurt10     
*+CH Rossc [unknown] b Robertson13     
ER Jacobsc Fowke b Robertson16     
PG Jenningsnot out12     
H Irwinc Cobcroft b Barry2     
JW Cavec and b Robertson4     
Total(all out, 80.5 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Mailer), 2-? (Fry), 3-? (Trumble), 4-224 (Russell), 5-279 (Graham), 6-303 (Ross), 7-322 (Jacobs), 8-331 (Irwin), 9-336 (Cave, 80.5 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark15   1690--
Cobcroft14   1641--
Reese9   1361--
Barry8   1181--
Wigley1   050--
Sims1   040--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*LT Cobcroftb Trumble8     
AE Ridleylbw b Trumble63     
D Reeseb Cave2     
A Simsc Graham b Fry19     
SA Orchardc sub (DH McIlwraith) b Fry6     
WCH Wigleyc and b Trumble17     
RDW Barrylbw b Trumble0     
HC Ridleyb Trumble2     
CR Clarkc Jacobs b Trumble0     
W Robertsonc and b Trumble0     
+JN Fowkenot out0     
Total(all out, 51.5 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Cobcroft), 2-26 (Reese), 3-83 (Sims), 4-95 (Orchard), 5-116 (AE Ridley), 6-118 (Barry), 7-130 (Wigley), 8-130 (HC Ridley), 9-135 (Clark), 10-135 (Robertson, 51.5 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cave18   4381--
Irwin8   2140--
Fry9   2302--

--> AA Aitken retired hurt in the Melbourne Cricket Club first innings having scored 10 (team had lost 5 wickets)

Unsure of which Ridley took the catch