New Zealand v Australia
Australia in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 29th, 30th March, 1st April 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 10 wickets
UmpiresJ Cowie, JC Harris
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 0/0 (Favell 0*, Simpson 0*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 283/6 (O'Neill 60*, Martin 5*)

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerc Benaud b Meckiff18     
GO Rabonec Jarman b Meckiff16     
B Sutcliffec O'Neill b Drennan33     
DD Taylorc Burge b Benaud0     
*JR Reidb Benaud20     
ME Chapplec O'Neill b Meckiff7     
AR MacGibbonb Martin18     
+SC Guillenc Simpson b Benaud23     
RW Blairc Martin b Meckiff19     
HB Caveb Benaud0     
JC Alabasternot out25     
Extras(12 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)19
Total(all out, 96.2 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-68, 3-73, 4-101, 5-101, 6-124, 7-133, 8-158, 9-158, 10-198 (96.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Drennan21   6581--
Benaud36   14774--
Martin12   3161--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellc Miller b Blair65     
RB Simpsonc Rabone b MacGibbon0     
RN Harveylbw b Blair11     
*ID Craigb Cave57     
PJP Burgelbw b MacGibbon31     
NCL O'Neillnot out102     
R Benaudc Guillen b Cave42     
JW Martinb Reid29     
J Drennanrun out1     
I Meckiffdid not bat      
+BN Jarmandid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 123.5 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-42, 3-108, 4-165, 5-178, 6-250, 7-339, 8-350 (123.5 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair35   101052--
MacGibbon18   4592--
Cave33   9792--
Rabone14   4310--
Alabaster8   2350--

New Zealand second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerc and b Martin37     
GO Rabonec Favell b Meckiff9     
B Sutcliffec O'Neill b Meckiff0     
DD Taylorlbw b Benaud1     
*JR Reid hit wkt b Martin54     
ME Chapple hit wkt b Martin19     
AR MacGibbonc and b Martin9     
+SC Guillenlbw b Benaud0     
RW Blairnot out4     
JC Alabasterc Meckiff b Martin1     
HB Cavec Simpson b Martin0     
Extras(20 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)27
Total(all out, 69 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-27, 3-28, 4-104, 5-125, 6-152, 7-153, 8-157, 9-161, 10-161 (69 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meckiff11   5172--
Drennan5   0160--
Benaud31   10552--
Martin22   9466--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellnot out1     
RB Simpsonnot out8     
RN Harveydid not bat      
*ID Craigdid not bat      
PJP Burgedid not bat      
NCL O'Neilldid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
JW Martindid not bat      
J Drennandid not bat      
I Meckiffdid not bat      
+BN Jarmandid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(no wicket, 2.1 overs)13
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon1   070--

--> ME Chapple (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> NCL O'Neill made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> JW Martin made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> JW Martin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the New Zealand second innings (previous best was 4-41)
--> JW Martin achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the New Zealand second innings
--> R Benaud reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the New Zealand second innings