Hutt Valley v Hawke's Bay
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueHutt Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt on 26th, 27th December 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultHutt Valley won by 9 wickets
Close of play day 1Hutt Valley (1) 182/8 (Brosnahan 14*, Sheppard 7*)

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJC Couttsb Sergent39     
+RF Piercec Sergent b Brosnahan12     
GF Bishoprun out (Woodhead->Sheppard)6     
DS Kivellc Burnskey b Sergent15     
FE Fisherb Woodhead18     
*DH McLeodc and b Sergent1     
RC Thorpb Woodhead11     
JR O'Shaughnessyb Woodhead49     
KA Fulfordc Burnskey b Sergent7     
M Shirleyc Burnskey b Woodhead27     
RJ Blewdennot out5     
Total(all out, 72.2 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Pierce), 2-29 (Bishop), 3-66, 4-80, 5-87, 6-98, 7-115, 8-146, 9-191, 10-203 (72.2 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cook15   6210--
Brosnahan15   4341--
Sergent21   6684--
Upston4   0140--

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AF Nightingalec and b Bishop52 65   
IN Brennanb Blewden5     
BR Clarkerun out0     
ES Mandersonlbw b Fisher0     
W Burnskeyc Fisher b Fulford6     
BWH Sergentb Blewden0     
AJ Cookb Blewden45     
*IP Upstonb O'Shaughnessy31     
JM Brosnahanb Blewden14     
+BN Sheppardc Shirley b O'Shaughnessy16     
CRD Woodheadnot out16     
Extras(17 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)27
Total(all out, 58.1 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Brennan), 2-39 (Clarke), 3-52 (Manderson), 4-80, 5-80, 6-84, 7-151, 8-160, 9-182, 10-212 (58.1 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shirley3   160--
Blewden19   6444--
Fulford13   3461--
Fisher14   3501--
Bishop3   0221--

Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJC Couttsrun out6     
+RF Piercec Sergent b Brosnahan23     
GF Bishopc Manderson b Cook16     
DS Kivellb Cook20     
FE Fisherc Sheppard b Cook41     
*DH McLeodst Sheppard b Upston5     
RC Thorplbw b Cook1     
JR O'Shaughnessyc Brennan b Cook0     
KA Fulfordc Clarke b Upston4     
M Shirleyb Cook5     
RJ Blewdennot out7     
Extras(9 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(all out, 44.5 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Coutts), 2-43, 3-50, 4-78, 5-89, 6-91, 7-91, 8-96, 9-120, 10-141 (44.5 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodhead3   0140--
Sergent11   2250--
Brosnahan4   0211--
Upston7   1232--

Hutt Valley second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AF Nightingalenot out62  51 
IN Brennanc Fisher b Blewden01 -- 
BR Clarkenot out67  81 
ES Mandersondid not bat      
W Burnskeydid not bat      
BWH Sergentdid not bat      
AJ Cookdid not bat      
*IP Upstondid not bat      
JM Brosnahandid not bat      
+BN Shepparddid not bat      
CRD Woodheaddid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 35.1 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Brennan)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blewden10   1281--
Shirley3   1100--
Fulford5   2170--
Fisher8   0400--

--> Day 2 Lunch: Hawke's Bay (2) 78/4 (Fisher 11*, McLeod 0*)

AF Nightingale and BR Clarke added 132 (undefeated) for the second wicket in the Hutt Valley second innings
Hawke's Bay debuts: MJ Shirley and RC Thorp (for both players this was the only match they played for Hawke's Bay)