Southland v Auckland
Other matches in New Zealand 1955/56
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 10th, 11th January 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAuckland won by an innings and 88 runs
UmpiresG Gunn, RW Pollok
Close of play day 1Southland (1) 98 all out

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Perryc Kitson b Thompson29     
JB Morrislbw b Semmens34     
BJ Postlesc Thompson b Hill46     
DD Taylorc Semmens b Morton25     
*GA Richardsc McDermott b Semmens19     
RM Harrisb McDermott44     
TS Hambrookc McDermott b Hill29     
+BJ Sorensonc Semmens b McDermott1     
EF Dunnnot out7     
JA Turnbullc Semmens b Hill1     
AF Lissettec Gilbertson b Hill0     
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-66, 3-96, 4-135, 5-175, 6-214, 7-219, 8-245, 9-247, 10-247 (71.3 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morton16   2501--
Thompson11   0381--
Semmens12   1542--
Murray5   0160--
McDermott4   1172--

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+CV Shirleyc Postles b Hambrook3     
EC Mortonc Morris b Turnbull45     
ASH Cutlerlbw b Lissette4     
AW Gilbertsonc Hambrook b Lissette9     
DG McDermott hit wkt b Turnbull3     
GT Murrayc Morris b Turnbull0     
GW Kitsonlbw b Lissette8     
AR Willsc Turnbull b Lissette1     
KS Semmensc Harris b Lissette10     
J Hillnot out5     
LR Thompsonc Taylor b Lissette4     
Total(all out, 137 minutes, 48 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Shirley), 2-60, 3-61, 4-66, 5-67, 6-72, 7-75, 8-89, 9-94, 10-98 (48 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hambrook6   281--
Dunn6   3160--
Harris5   0110--
Lissette18   8306--
Turnbull13   5273--

Southland second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
EC Mortonb Harris8     
*+CV Shirleyc Hambrook b Lissette18     
ASH Cutlerc Harris b Lissette8     
AW Gilbertsonc Turnbull b Lissette0     
DG McDermottc and b Lissette0     
GT Murrayb Harris2     
GW Kitsonb Lissette4     
AR Willsc Dunn b Lissette2     
KS Semmensst Sorenson b Turnbull8     
J Hillc Hambrook b Turnbull4     
LR Thompsonnot out0     
Total(all out, 32.5 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-31 (Morton), 2-31 (Shirley), 3-31 (Gilbertson), 4-33 (McDermott), 5-42 (Murray), 6-44 (Cutler), 7-46 (Kitson), 8-56 (Wills), 9-61 (Semmens), 10-61 (Hill, 32.5 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dunn4   330--
Hambrook6   1160--
Harris12   3122--
Lissette10   3226--

--> ASH Cutler retired hurt in the Southland first innings (team had lost 1 wickets) - he returned when the score was 75/7

Cutler was forced to retire hurt when he was hit on the nose attempting a hook shot but was able to resume batting later in the innings