Wellington v A Shaw's XI
A Shaw's XI in Australia and New Zealand 1881/82
VenueNewton Park, Wellington on 25th, 26th January 1882 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersWellington: 22; A Shaw's XI: 11
TossA Shaw's XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1A Shaw's XI (1) 176/5 (Scotton 11*, Shrewsbury 70*)

A Shaw's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Ulyettb Bayly43     
RG Barlowc Mace b Bayly20     
J Selby hit wkt b Bayly5     
W Batesc Barton b Cross24     
WE Midwinterc Firth b Cross0     
A Shrewsburyc Cross b Coutts70     
WH Scottonc Armitage b Bayly20     
T Emmettc Marchant b Coutts1     
*A Shawc Alpe b Bayly14     
+R Pillingnot out9     
E Peatec IJ Salmon b Lynch10     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 186 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-61 (Ulyett), 2-67 (Selby), 3-76 (Barlow), 4-123 (Bates), 5-127 (Midwinter), 6-176 (Shrewsbury), 7-186 (Emmett), 8-186 (Scotton), 9-202 (Shaw), 10-222 (Peate, 186 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bayly92   421065--
Armitage13   81701-
Lynch32   15271--
Luxford3   0100--
Hickson6   0170--
Cross14   61221-
Firth8   1150--
Coutts18   11122--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WC Kennedyrun out1     
+H Macec Scotton b Peate4     
CH Mansilllbw b Midwinter9     
JC Fultonc Ulyett b Peate9     
JP Firthb Peate9     
JW Brownrun out0     
IJ Salmonc Ulyett b Peate6     
WE Bartonc Peate b Midwinter5     
JW Blacklockc Pilling b Midwinter0     
RF Lynchrun out1     
WJ Salmonst Pilling b Peate0     
JH Wilsonc Shaw b Peate0     
GT Baylyc Shrewsbury b Midwinter0     
CS Crossb Peate11     
H Pagest Pilling b Peate5     
F Readrun out0     
Couttsb Midwinter1     
S Alpeb Midwinter0     
JTB Armitagenot out10     
HS Hicksonc Shaw b Midwinter0     
*JWA Marchantc and b Midwinter0     
FH Luxfordc Scotton b Peate2     
Extras(4 b, 3 nb)7
Total(all out, 74.2 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Kennedy), 2-? (Mace), 3-? (Fulton), 4-28 (Mansill), 5-32 (Brown), 6-42 (IJ Salmon), 7-47 (Firth), 8-48 (Barton), 9-49 (Lynch), 10-49 (WJ Salmon), 11-49 (Blacklock), 12-49 (Bayly), 13-56 (Wilson), 14-66 (Page), 15-67 (Cross), 16-68 (Coutts), 17-68 (Alpe), 18-69 (Read), 19-69 (Hickson), 20-69 (Marchant), 21-80 (Luxford, 74.2 ov)
A Shaw's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Midwinter37   20278-3

Wellington second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JTB Armitagec Shaw b Emmett1     
WJ Salmonc Ulyett b Emmett7     
WC Kennedyrun out7     
+H Maceb Bates18     
CH Mansillb Emmett0     
JC Fultonb Emmett1     
JP Firthb Bates2     
JW Brownb Bates0     
IJ Salmonb Emmett0     
WE Bartonb Emmett3     
JW Blacklocknot out8     
RF Lynchnot out1     
GT Baylydid not bat      
CS Crossdid not bat      
H Pagedid not bat      
F Readdid not bat      
Couttsdid not bat      
S Alpedid not bat      
JH Wilsondid not bat      
HS Hicksondid not bat      
*JWA Marchantdid not bat      
FH Luxforddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(10 wickets, 27 overs)54
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Armitage), 2-13 (WJ Salmon), 3-22 (Kennedy), 4-34 (Mansill), 5-40 (Fulton), 6-40 (Mace), 7-40 (Brown), 8-41 (IJ Salmon), 9-45 (Barton), 10-49 (Firth)
A Shaw's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates14   4313--
Emmett13   4176-1

Wellington were strengthened by the inclusion of GT Bayly (Taranaki), WE Barton and CS Cross (Wanganui) and H Mace (Victoria).
After the match an eighty yards foot-race was held between J Selby and James Wood, a local man for £ a side. Wood gave Selby two yards start and overhauled him at twenty yards winning easily by three yards.