Wellington v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in New Zealand 1960/61
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 31st December 1960, 2nd January 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarylebone Cricket Club won the toss and decided to field
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by an innings and 91 runs
UmpiresJ Cowie, WT Martin
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 181/5 (Prideaux 110*, Murray 0*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Aimb Smith10     
BAG Murrayb Larter15     
BW Sinclairlbw b Larter0     
PT Bartonlbw b Smith4     
*JR Reidc Murray b Larter0     
IR Masonc Prideaux b Allen7     
EW Dempsterrun out11     
+TG McMahonb Sayer6     
EJ Sigleyc Murray b Allen6     
RW Blairc Russell b Sayer5     
RE Reidnot out0     
Extras(1 nb, 3 w)4
Total(all out, 50.1 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-25, 3-26, 4-31, 5-32, 6-49, 7-52, 8-57, 9-67, 10-68 (50.1 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter12   4173--
Smith16   5192--
Barber2   130--
Allen7   1142--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellb Blair1     
RM Prideauxc Dempster b JR Reid160     
DEV Padgettlbw b RE Reid17     
RW Barberc JR Reid b RE Reid40     
JM Parksc McMahon b Blair3     
*W Watsonc McMahon b Sigley4     
+JT Murrayb RE Reid1     
DA Allenc and b Dempster27     
DR Smithnot out48     
DM Sayerst McMahon b JR Reid4     
JDF Larterb Blair5     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 94 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-38, 3-157, 4-167, 5-174, 6-187, 7-255, 8-261, 9-273, 10-317 (94 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair27   4833--
RE Reid29   4883--
JR Reid14   4332--
Dempster11   2601--
Sigley13   4461--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Aimc Padgett b Barber31     
BAG Murrayc Murray b Larter4     
BW Sinclairc Murray b Larter0     
PT Bartonc Sayer b Larter39     
*JR Reidb Larter3     
IR Masonst Murray b Barber3     
EW Dempsterb Smith25     
EJ Sigleyc Russell b Allen29     
RW Blairc Prideaux b Allen6     
+TG McMahonc Murray b Smith2     
RE Reidnot out0     
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-73, 4-76, 5-87, 6-87, 7-149, 8-149, 9-152, 10-158 (55.4 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter12   4294--
Smith12   3222--
Sayer9   0300--
Barber17   4412--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> EW Dempster made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> EJ Sigley made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RE Reid made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RM Prideaux (1) passed his previous highest score of 143 in first-class matches
--> JT Murray made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches
--> JDF Larter made his debut in New Zealand in first-class matches
--> JDF Larter reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Wellington second innings