Otago XI v Riverina
Riverina in New Zealand 1955/56
VenueNorth Ground, Dunedin on 31st December 1955, 2nd, 3rd January 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultRiverina won by 85 runs
UmpiresAE Jelley, EW Proctor
Close of play day 1Riverina (1) ?/?
Close of play day 2Riverina (2) 396/9 (Barrand 164*, Cudmore 15*; 104 overs)

Otago XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Alabasterlbw b Mackay54     
*PJ Hallc G Brewster b Bower101  113 
GM Aimc Mackay b Whiticker33     
LM Stevensonc Bower b Lawrence42     
AE Dickb Whiticker10     
BW Colliec Mackay b Whiticker5     
WG Pikec Rudd b Lawrence20     
+T Flawsc Murphy b Whiticker4     
AE Berryrun out4     
NT Woodsc Mackay b Whiticker15     
WD Framenot out1     
Extras(22 b, 12 lb, 1 w)35
Total(all out, 69 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-109 (Alabaster), 2-189, 3-229, 4-247, 5-259, 6-291, 7-296, 8-303, 9-311, 10-324 (69 ov)
Riverina bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whiticker28   6965--
Lawrence16   0552--
Mackay9   0671--
Bower16   2711--

Riverina first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Brewsterrun out17     
P Leahyb Berry25     
*L Whitickerc Flaws b Berry0     
R Bowerb Berry27     
L Ruddc Aim b Berry45     
P Barrandrun out0     
W Mackayc Hall b Woods8     
G Lawrenceb Woods1     
+TJ Murphylbw b Berry10     
G Brewsternot out1     
JG Cudmoreb Berry0     
Extras(17 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)21
Total(all out, 48 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (J Brewster), 2-29 (Whiticker), 3-70 (Leahy), 4-77 (Bower), 5-90 (Barrand), 6-107 (Mackay), 7-115 (Lawrence), 8-154, 9-155, 10-155 (48 ov)
Otago XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Frame15   3390--
Berry19   7506--
Woods11   2362--
Hall3   090--

Riverina second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
J Brewsterc Berry b Hall6     
P Leahyc Aim b Frame0     
L Ruddrun out (Stevenson)41     
R Bowerrun out21     
P Barrandnot out197 288193 
*L Whitickerc Berry b Alabaster16     
W Mackayc Alabaster b Berry1     
G Lawrencec Aim b Hall19     
+TJ Murphyc Pike b Hall38     
G Brewsterc Flaws b Hall46     
JG Cudmorec Aim b Alabaster43     
Extras(30 b, 3 nb)33
Total(all out, 120.5 overs)461
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Leahy), 2-21 (J Brewster), 3-76 (Bower), 4-90 (Rudd), 5-147 (Whiticker), 6-149 (Mackay), 7-187 (Lawrence), 8-270 (Murphy), 9-376 (G Brewster), 10-461 (Cudmore, 120.5 ov)
Otago XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Frame10   3331--
Berry27   9641--
Woods25   0990--
Hall30   31054--
Stevenson4   1410--

Otago XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Aimb Lawrence4     
GD Alabasterc Barrand b Rudd89  64 
LM Stevensonc Murphy b Lawrence0     
*PJ Hallc Leahy b Whiticker14     
AE Dickc and b Whiticker19     
BW Colliec Barrand b Whiticker20     
WG Pikec G Brewster b Lawrence18     
+T Flawsb Rudd1     
AE Berryc Murphy b Bower3     
NT Woodsnot out11     
WD Framec G Brewster b Mackay21     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 59.4 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Aim), 2-8 (Stevenson), 3-39 (Hall), 4-65 (Dick), 5-116 (Collie), 6-159 (Alabaster), 7-160 (Flaws), 8-172 (Berry), 9-178 (Pike), 10-207 (Frame, 59.4 ov)
Riverina bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whiticker23   4653--
Lawrence10   1333--
Rudd7   1232--
Bower2   091--

--> P Barrand (2) 100 in 172 minutes with 11 fours and 1 six

GD Alabaster and PJ Hall put on 109 in 55 minutes for the first wicket in the Otago XI first innings
P Barrand and G Brewster added 106 in 50 minutes for the ninth wicket in the Riverina second innings