Southland v Riverina
Riverina in New Zealand 1955/56
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 7th, 9th January 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSouthland won by 64 runs
Close of play day 1Southland (2) 55/1 (Shirley 33*, Gilbertson 10*; 19 overs)

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+CV Shirleyrun out5     
SG Mortonc Rudd b Lawrence31 52   
AW Gilbertsonb G Brewster0     
DG McDermottc Murphy b G Brewster0     
GW Kitsonlbw b G Brewster0     
AR Willsb G Brewster0     
GT Murrayb Bower10     
KS Semmensc J Brewster b Lawrence6     
EC Mortonnot out14     
J Hilllbw b Bower4     
LR Thompsonb Rudd2     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 100 minutes, 34.2 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Shirley), 2-25 (Gilbertson), 3-29 (McDermott), 4-32 (Kitson), 5-41, 6-41, 7-52, 8-61, 9-67, 10-82 (34.2 ov)
Riverina bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whiticker3   260--
Lawrence13   5332--
G Brewster10   5174--
Bower4   2112--

Riverina first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Brewsternot out75 195   
P Leahyb EC Morton10     
FJ Smithb EC Morton2     
L Ruddc Kitson b EC Morton2     
R Bowerc Kitson b Semmens20     
*L Whitickerc SG Morton b Semmens4     
W Mackayc and b Hill0     
G Lawrencest Shirley b Semmens6     
+TJ Murphyb Semmens0     
G Brewsterb Semmens3     
JG Cudmorec Kitson b Thompson21     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 69.4 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Leahy), 2-23 (Smith), 3-25 (Rudd), 4-57 (Bower), 5-65 (Whiticker), 6-65 (Mackay), 7-74 (Lawrence), 8-80 (Murphy), 9-96 (G Brewster), 10-147 (Cudmore, 69.4 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EC Morton20   6393--
Hill22   5461--
Gilbertson2   040--
Semmens15   5235--
Murray3   0140--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Mortonc Murphy b Rudd12     
*+CV Shirleyc Murphy b Lawrence53     
AW Gilbertsonc +J Brewster b G Brewster39     
DG McDermottc Lawrence b Mackay54     
GW Kitsonst +J Brewster b G Brewster3     
GT Murrayc Rudd b Mackay75 10511- 
EC Mortonlbw b Rudd9     
AR Willsc and b Mackay1     
KS Semmensb Rudd3     
J Hilllbw b Mackay5     
LR Thompsonnot out1     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 244 minutes, 91.5 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (SG Morton), 2-84 (Shirley), 3-115 (Gilbertson), 4-125 (Kitson), 5-212 (McDermott), 6-235 (EC Morton), 7-246 (Wills), 8-253 (Semmens), 9-259, 10-261 (91.5 ov)
Riverina bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawrence12   3401--
G Brewster23   6502--
Rudd29   6823--
Bower5   0100--

Riverina second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Brewsterc Wills b EC Morton8     
P Leahyc Shirley b Semmens41     
*L Whitickerc Thompson b Semmens26     
R Bowerc Semmens b Hill20     
L Ruddc and b Hill1     
G Lawrencelbw b Semmens11     
W Mackayc and b Hill11     
+TJ Murphyc Kitson b Hill8     
G Brewsterlbw b Hill0     
JG Cudmorec Hill b Semmens0     
FJ Smithnot out0     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 140 minutes, 47 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (J Brewster), 2-70 (Leahy), 3-82 (Whiticker), 4-85 (Rudd), 5-110, 6-112, 7-131, 8-131, 9-132, 10-132 (47 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EC Morton12   4281--
Hill23   7625--
Semmens12   2364--

J Brewster kept wicket in the Southland second innings