Wellington v Canterbury
Other First-Class matches in New Zealand 1907/08
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1908 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by 91 runs
UmpiresTS Ronaldson, AF Wiren
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 106/0 (Patrick 28*, Wood 62*)
Close of play day 2Wellington (2) 150/1 (Beechey 65*, Gibbes 15*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HC Hicksonc Boxshall b Reese21     
EM Beecheyc Orchard b Reese43     
JJ Mahoneyrun out44     
KH Tuckerc Boxshall b Bennett34     
HW Monaghanc Crawshaw b Williams4     
*+AB Williamsst Boxshall b Orchard58     
JP Blacklockc Moorhouse b Crawshaw17     
FA Lawsc Boxshall b Orchard45     
WRL Gibbesb Crawshaw16     
EF Uphamnot out12     
EO Halesc Crawshaw b Reese2     
Extras(25 b, 5 lb, 3 w)33
Total(all out, 84 overs)329
Fall of wickets:
1-46 (Hickson), 2-101 (Beechey), 3-145 (Mahoney), 4-170 (Tucker), 5-170 (Monaghan), 6-211 (Blacklock), 7-292 (Williams), 8-295 (Laws), 9-323 (Gibbes), 10-329 (Hales, 84 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Williams14   3391--
Bennett13   2521--
Reese21   2713--
Crawshaw23   2892--
Patrick5   0180--
Orchard6   0252--
Anthony2   120--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Patrickb Upham51     
BB Woodc Williams b Hickson108     
*D Reesec Upham b Hickson72     
M Moorhouseb Hickson0     
A Anthonyb Hickson9     
SA Orchardb Hickson0     
AD Normanc Williams b Hickson47     
+C Boxshallc and b Hickson21     
KS Williamslbw b Monaghan9     
JH Bennettnot out10     
EE Crawshawb Monaghan0     
Extras(25 b, 14 lb)39
Total(all out, 89 overs)366
Fall of wickets:
1-141 (Patrick), 2-253 (Reese), 3-253 (Moorhouse), 4-256 (Wood), 5-256 (Orchard), 6-272 (Anthony), 7-308 (Boxshall), 8-337 (Williams), 9-357 (Norman), 10-366 (Crawshaw, 89 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Upham25   8641--
Gibbes11   1710--
Tucker12   2380--
Monaghan12   0512--
Hales9   3260--
Laws4   0210--
Hickson16   4567--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Beecheyc Moorhouse b Reese94     
JJ Mahoneyst Boxshall b Reese59     
WRL Gibbesc Boxshall b Williams15     
JP Blacklockb Bennett93     
KH Tuckerc Boxshall b Bennett1     
*+AB Williamsb Crawshaw29     
HC Hicksonb Bennett38     
FA Lawsnot out4     
HW Monaghandid not bat      
EF Uphamdid not bat      
EO Halesdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(7 wickets, declared, 98 overs)346
Fall of wickets:
1-135 (Mahoney), 2-150 (Gibbes), 3-269 (Beechey), 4-273 (Blacklock), 5-280 (Tucker), 6-329 (Williams), 7-346 (Hickson, 98 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Williams16   4441--
Bennett22   3603--
Reese21   1832--
Crawshaw17   3451--
Patrick7   2230--
Orchard13   1610--
Moorhouse2   0170--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Patrickrun out17     
BB Woodc Hickson b Upham18     
*D Reeseb Beechey69     
M Moorhousec Hickson b Beechey0     
SA Orchardb Hales36     
A Anthonyc Hickson b Hales8     
AD Normanlbw b Tucker4     
+C Boxshallb Tucker3     
JH Bennettc Laws b Monaghan33     
KS Williamslbw b Monaghan6     
EE Crawshawnot out0     
Extras(23 b, 1 lb)24
Total(all out, 73 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Wood), 2-47 (Patrick), 3-48 (Moorhouse), 4-135 (Orchard), 5-167 (Anthony), 6-169 (Reese), 7-173 (Boxshall), 8-174 (Norman), 9-211 (Williams), 10-218 (Bennett, 73 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Upham13   1491--
Tucker10   5192--
Monaghan17   2432--
Hales10   2192--
Laws5   1150--
Hickson12   5240--
Beechey6   0252--

--> WRL Gibbes (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> WR Patrick (1) passed his previous highest score of 40 in first-class matches
--> BB Wood (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> BB Wood made his debut in first-class matches
--> AD Norman made his debut in first-class matches
--> EM Beechey (2) passed his previous highest score of 43 in first-class matches
--> JP Blacklock (2) passed his previous highest score of 81 in first-class matches
--> D Reese (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> M Moorhouse made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> HC Hickson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed D Reese in the Canterbury first innings (previous best was 0-6)
--> HC Hickson achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Canterbury first innings