Taranaki v Wellington XI
Other matches in New Zealand 1945/46
VenueBayly Park, Hawera on 20th, 21st April 1946 (1-day match)
Balls per over6
TossTaranaki won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresTW Dick, GS Glenday
Close of play day 1Wellington XI (1) 37/1 (Meale ?*, Vance ?*)

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+WH Barkerb Meech7     
D Dunbarb Meech6     
R Simpsonc Ivamy b Meech13     
N Bowenc Ivamy b Larkin7     
JD Scottb Meech23     
AM Poolnot out61     
NJK Autridgeb Gray6     
VC Bettsc Parry b Gray9     
AM Mathesonc Ivamy b Larkin21     
RT Harrisb Larkin0     
J Beamishc and b Larkin0     
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 72.2 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-17, 3-31, 4-41, 5-70, 6-80, 7-100, 8-158, 9-158, 10-162 (72.2 ov)
Wellington XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meech26   11394--
Dempster6   1160--
Whyte12   0240--
Gray7   0352--
Phillips4   1130--

Wellington XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Parryb Harris9     
T Mealec Simpson b Autridge33     
RA Vanceb Harris4     
TC Larkinc Barker b Matheson9     
MD Meechb Autridge22     
EW Dempsterb Harris17     
PW Rainbirdst Barker b Harris0     
GL Whytec Barker b Autridge5     
RS Grayst Barker b Betts30     
RP Phillipsc Matheson b Betts1     
+GWE Ivamynot out8     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 79 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Parry), 2-39 (Vance), 3-59 (Meale), 4-59 (Larkin), 5-93 (Meech), 6-94, 7-103, 8-113, 9-119, 10-144 (79 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Autridge27   13313--
Matheson19   6311--
Harris20   1534--
Pool3   220--
Betts10   3212--

--> The match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.

An appeal against the light was upheld at 5.20pm on the first day
Rain started falling after lunch on the second day so as soon as the Wellington XI innings ended the captains agreed to abandon the game
Taranaki debuts: J Beamish, A Bowen and JD Scott