New Zealand v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in New Zealand 1960/61
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th March 1961 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarylebone Cricket Club won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRW Collins, EWT Tindill
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 15/1 (Watson 9*, Padgett 0*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (1) 70/3 (McGregor 7*)
Close of play day 3Marylebone Cricket Club (2) 45/1 (Prideaux 15*, Padgett 13*)

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Prideauxc Barton b Bartlett4     
W Watson hit wkt b Alabaster61     
DEV Padgettb Motz54     
WJP Stewartretired hurt10     
RW Barberb Reid5     
*DRW Silkc Sparling b Alabaster10     
+JT Murrayb Alabaster7     
DA Allenb Alabaster5     
DR Smithc McGregor b Reid48     
DM Sayerb Reid0     
JDF Larternot out0     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 11 nb)19
Total(all out, 99.3 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-71, 3-100, 4-110, 5-110, 6-119, 7-212, 8-223, 9-223 (99.3 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bartlett22   14231--
Motz20   4481--
Reid18   7273--
Butler5   0140--
Sparling4   0190--

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GT Dowlingc Smith b Barber32     
JT Sparlingb Larter5     
PT Bartonb Allen25     
SN McGregorc Murray b Smith25     
PGZ Harrisc Smith b Barber5     
*JR Reidb Smith32     
RC Motzc sub (WE Russell) b Allen36     
LC Butlerc Murray b Sayer7     
JC Alabasternot out57     
GA Bartlettnot out23     
+JT Warddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(8 wickets, declared, 84 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-62, 3-70, 4-77, 5-117, 6-126, 7-143, 8-200
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter4   0151--
Smith25   6562--
Sayer21   6401--
Barber18   2722--
Allen16   8642--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Prideauxnot out15     
+JT Murrayc Ward b Bartlett10     
DEV Padgettnot out13     
W Watsondid not bat      
WJP Stewartdid not bat      
RW Barberdid not bat      
*DRW Silkdid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
DR Smithdid not bat      
DM Sayerdid not bat      
JDF Larterdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(1 wicket, 16.3 overs)45
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Murray)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Motz7   490--
Reid1   100--
Alabaster1   010--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> DRW Silk made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> DA Allen reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the New Zealand first innings
--> W Watson retired hurt in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings having scored 9 (team score 15/1) - he returned when the score was 119/6
--> WJP Stewart retired hurt in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings having scored 10 (team score 46/1)