New Zealand v Melbourne Cricket Club
Melbourne Cricket Club in New Zealand 1905/06
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th March 1906 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresC Hardy, RW Spencer
Close of play day 1Melbourne Cricket Club (1) 140/4 (Armstrong 72*, McLeod 40*)
Close of play day 2No play
Close of play day 3Melbourne Cricket Club (1) 228 all out

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HC Hicksonc Wilkinson b McLeod18  1- 
WP Redgravec Butler b McLeod3  -- 
H Grahamst Wilkinson b Armstrong7  1- 
KM Ollivierb Armstrong0  -- 
HB Luskc and b McLeod3  -- 
W Brook-Smithc Mailer b McLeod11  2- 
*KH Tuckerc Wilkinson b McLeod10  1- 
AD Downesc Henty b Armstrong10  -- 
+C Boxshallnot out5  1- 
HW Monaghanb Armstrong1  -- 
TJ Maloneb McLeod1  -- 
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 115 minutes, 42.4 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Redgrave), 2-16 (Graham), 3-22 (Ollivier), 4-29 (Lusk), 5-47 (Hickson), 6-54 (Brook-Smith), 7-65 (Tucker), 8-70 (Downes), 9-76 (Monaghan), 10-77 (Malone, 42.4 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Armstrong17   4234--
Butler4   170--

Melbourne Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Mailerb Malone4  -- 
F Vaughanb Malone11  -- 
VS Ransfordb Downes6  -- 
*WW Armstrongc Lusk b Monaghan83  7- 
+WE Wilkinsonb Malone5  -- 
CE McLeodc and b Tucker67  2- 
H Irwinst Boxshall b Malone32  1- 
GC Hentyst Boxshall b Malone15  -1 
CR Laverb Malone0  -- 
PG Jenningsnot out0  -- 
C Butlerc Tucker b Malone0  -- 
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 75.4 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Mailer), 2-20 (Ransford), 3-24 (Vaughan), 4-32 (Wilkinson), 5-163 (Armstrong), 6-199 (McLeod), 7-225 (Henty), 8-225 (Laver), 9-228 (Irwin), 10-228 (Butler, 75.4 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Downes19   1671--
Monaghan23   5501--
Redgrave4   190--
Graham1   040--
Brook-Smith3   0220--
Tucker4   071--

New Zealand second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HC Hicksonb McLeod8  -- 
HB Luskb McLeod29  2- 
WP Redgravec Wilkinson b Armstrong7  -- 
H Grahamb McLeod36  3- 
KM Ollivierb Armstrong0  -- 
*KH Tuckernot out43 110-- 
W Brook-Smithc Wilkinson b Armstrong0  -- 
AD Downesc Mailer b Armstrong15  -- 
+C Boxshallst Wilkinson b McLeod5  -- 
HW Monaghanc Wilkinson b Laver17  1- 
TJ Maloneb Butler0  -- 
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(all out, 200 minutes, 75.5 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Hickson), 2-43 (Lusk), 3-49 (Redgrave), 4-59 (Ollivier), 5-97 (Graham), 6-98 (Brook-Smith), 7-120 (Downes), 8-128 (Boxshall), 9-164 (Monaghan), 10-167 (Malone, 75.5 ov)
Melbourne Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McLeod34   10764--
Armstrong33   9724--
Laver4   331--

The Melbourne Cricket Club first innings concluded at 2.40pm on the third day but heavy rain started to fall during the break between innings and no further play was possible
New Zealand were all out in their second innings at 4.20pm on the fourth day and as stumps were due to be drawn at 4.30pm there was no time left for Melbourne Cricket Club to begin their second innings in pursuit of 17 runs to win the game