South Island v North Island
Other First-Class matches in New Zealand 1954/55
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 24th, 25th, 26th February 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresLC Johnston, ED Milne
Close of play day 1North Island (1) 294 all out
Close of play day 2South Island (1) 165/4 (Chapple 71*, Watt 37*)

North Island first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GO Rabonec MacGibbon b Moir67     
LSM Millerlbw b MacGibbon32     
JB Morrisb Moir34     
JW Guynot out81     
NS Harfordc McGregor b Moir0     
JR Reidb Hayes1     
JEF Beckb Hayes0     
HB Caveb Hayes19     
RW Blairb MacGibbon8     
+IA Colquhounc Haig b Hayes35     
DB Clarkeb Moir0     
Extras(6 b, 6 lb, 3 nb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 108.5 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-72 (Miller), 2-131 (Morris), 3-131 (Harford), 4-132 (Reid), 5-132 (Beck), 6-175 (Cave), 7-198 (Rabone), 8-217 (Blair), 9-293 (Colquhoun), 10-294 (Clarke, 108.5 ov)
South Island bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayes32   11774--
MacGibbon30   7822--
Smith8   1170--
Poore7   2200--
Haig1   040--

South Island first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Leggatlbw b Blair6     
WS Haigb Blair14     
ME Chapplenot out71     
SN McGregorb Cave11     
MB Poorec Morris b Clarke10     
L Wattnot out37     
*LD Smithdid not bat      
AR MacGibbondid not bat      
AM Moirdid not bat      
+TG McMahondid not bat      
JA Hayesdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(4 wickets, 57 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Leggat), 2-25 (Haig), 3-44 (McGregor), 4-82 (Poore)
North Island bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair18   3462--
Cave19   10321--
Reid6   2210--
Clarke11   0421--
Harford3   180--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> GO Rabone retired hurt in the North Island first innings (team score 114/1) - he returned when the score was 175/6