Poverty Bay v Bay of Plenty
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueThe Oval, Gisborne on 8th, 9th December 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultPoverty Bay won by 9 wickets
Close of play day 1Poverty Bay (1) ?/3 (Martin ?*, Hough 67*)

Bay of Plenty first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Vartanb Hough3     
DK Richardsonc Barbour b Martin36     
GJ Sutherlandc Blane b Hough8     
JHG Harest Kelly b Kennedy0     
*DW Ayreslbw b Roderick64     
J Grayst Kelly b Roderick18     
AL Carpenterb Norman1     
JB Dempster-Rivettc Kennedy b Martin31     
G Wadec Button b Martin9     
KC Abbottnot out2     
DJ Ferrowrun out5     
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-189 (71.3 ov)
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hough5   1112--
Kennedy7   1241--
Blane9   1330--
Roderick12   0362--
Martin6   1183--
Norman4   0191--

Poverty Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BN Grahamb Ferrow25     
SB Martinlbw b Wade68  10- 
+JWH Kellyc Vartan b Dempster-Rivett23     
EJ Buttonc Abbott b Ferrow0     
KW Houghb Carpenter154 144183 
RB Kennedyb Ferrow0     
AG McHughc Dempster-Rivett b Ferrow13     
*JP Blanec Abbott b Wade7     
MRH Barbourc Ferrow b Carpenter9     
B Normanc Abbott b Ferrow0     
LD Rodericknot out9     
Total(all out, 75 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Graham), 2-? (Kelly), 3-97 (Button), 4-200 (Martin), 5-? (Kennedy), 6-? (McHugh), 7-? (Blane), 8-? (Barbour), 9-? (Norman), 10-334 (Hough, 75 ov)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wade18   2872--
Abbott11   3310--
Ferrow25   6985--
Dempster-Rivett17   2821--
Carpenter4   0102--

Bay of Plenty second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Vartanc Roderick b Kennedy11     
DK Richardsonb Barbour47     
GJ Sutherlandb Blane5     
JHG Harelbw b Blane13     
*DW Ayreslbw b Graham17     
J Grayc Graham b Barbour3     
AL Carpenterlbw b Barbour2     
JB Dempster-Rivettb Barbour39     
G Wadec Hough b Barbour4     
DJ Ferrownot out11     
KC Abbottb Barbour3     
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-166 (71.3 ov)
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kennedy7   2141--
Blane18   5462--
Martin1   020--
Roderick13   3320--
Norman7   2110--
Graham8   2201--

Poverty Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJ Buttonnot out18     
B Normanrun out6     
+JWH Kellynot out5     
BN Grahamdid not bat      
SB Martindid not bat      
KW Houghdid not bat      
RB Kennedydid not bat      
AG McHughdid not bat      
*JP Blanedid not bat      
MRH Barbourdid not bat      
LD Roderickdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 6 overs)29
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Norman)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wade3   0190--
Abbott2   030--
Richardson1   070--

--> Poverty Bay batted on after winning
--> KW Hough (1) 50 in 30 minutes
--> KW Hough (1) 100 in 83 minutes

KW Hough was forced to leave the field with a strained back after bowling 5 overs in the Bay of Plenty first innings
SB Martin and KW Hough added 103 in 49 minutes for the fourth wicket in the Poverty Bay first innings
Poverty Bay retained the Rigden Shield