Southland v Canterbury
Other matches in New Zealand 1955/56
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 28th, 29th December 1955 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresGR Ayres, R Giles
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 67/6 (Haworth 23*, Sinclair 12*; 27 overs)

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Mortonc Jack b Bell47     
GS Noblelbw b Guillen3     
*+CV Shirleyc D'Arcy b Bolton95     
GW Kitsonc sub (GN Gearry) b Sinclair11     
ID Paynec and b Bolton23     
DG McDermottb Dellow22     
AR Willsc Bell b Bolton17     
EC Mortonb Sinclair12     
GT Murrayc Dowker b Sinclair46     
J Hillc Chapple b Sinclair4     
LR Thompsonnot out11     
Extras(22 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)31
Total(all out, 270 minutes, 95.5 overs)322
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Noble), 2-100 (SG Morton), 3-134 (Kitson), 4-202, 5-225, 6-239, 7-245, 8-274, 9-282, 10-322 (95.5 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dellow22   8371--
Guillen7   3171--
Bell10   1411--
Jack8   0400--
Chapple7   380--
Bolton15   2513--
Dowker3   0190--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW D'Arcyb Thompson12     
BA Boltonb EC Morton3     
BA Haworthb Hill34     
GT Wrightlbw b Hill6     
W Bellb Hill0     
SC Guillenc Payne b EC Morton4     
*RT Dowkerc Hill b EC Morton0     
IM Sinclairc EC Morton b Hill26     
ME Chapplec and b Hill10     
MW Jacknot out5     
HN Dellowc SG Morton b Hill0     
Extras(6 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 41.5 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Bolton), 2-17 (D'Arcy), 3-32 (Wright), 4-32 (Bell), 5-37 (Guillen), 6-37 (Dowker), 7-93 (Sinclair), 8-103 (Chapple), 9-114 (Haworth), 10-114 (Dellow, 41.5 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EC Morton12   6233--
Thompson12   2311--
Murray1   040--

Canterbury second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JW D'Arcyc Shirley b Hill17     
BA Boltonc Hill b Payne98     
BA Haworthc Shirley b Hill18     
GT Wrightrun out36     
ME Chapplenot out126 108154 
*RT Dowkerc Hill b Kitson34     
SC Guillennot out38     
W Belldid not bat      
IM Sinclairdid not bat      
MW Jackdid not bat      
HN Dellowdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 5 lb)13
Total(5 wickets, 256 minutes, 92 overs)380
Fall of wickets:
1-63 (D'Arcy), 2-141 (Haworth), 3-168 (Bolton), 4-200 (Wright), 5-318 (Dowker)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EC Morton12   1540--
Thompson16   2490--
Hill27   2702--
Murray14   1640--
Payne11   1571--
McDermott9   0520--
Kitson3   0211--

--> ME Chapple (2) 100 in 84 minutes

ME Chapple and RT Dowker added 118 for the fifth wicket in the Canterbury second innings