Marlborough v Canterbury
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 28th, 29th December 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by an innings and 137 runs
Close of play day 1Marlborough (2) 7/1 (I Wilson ?*, Forsyth ?*)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Sheridanc Copp b Jones11     
I Wilsonc Crowe b Duckmanton4     
*AJ McGuirec Hunt b Duckmanton0     
J Forsythc Crowe b Jones3     
C Schroderrun out2     
REH Gillettc and b Duckmanton0     
IA MacGregorb Jones4     
RB Nealb Duckmanton8     
+B Fisherb Duckmanton16     
LW Hocquardnot out1     
M Wilsonc Hunt b Jones0     
Total(all out, 29 overs)51
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-51 (29 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones15   8114--
Duckmanton14   ?385--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Boltonb MacGregor19     
WEG Muncasterst Fisher b MacGregor31     
*RT Huntc Schroder b MacGregor7     
DW Croweb M Wilson101  102 
AG Duckmantonc Sheridan b MacGregor50     
HJ Cullenb Hocquard16     
RS Coppb MacGregor4     
+AM Pearceb Hocquard1     
BC Irvinglbw b MacGregor27     
DJ McKendryb MacGregor7     
TL Jonesnot out3     
Total(all out, 66.2 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-64, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-189, 8-283, 9-?, 10-301 (66.2 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
M Wilson17   1621--
Neal10   2260--
Hocquard13   1602--
Gillett2   0140--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Sheridanb Jones0     
I Wilsonb Duckmanton10     
J Forsythb Jones5     
*AJ McGuireb Jones12     
REH Gillettb Irving9     
+B Fisherrun out0     
C Schroderst +Copp b Irving6     
IA MacGregorb Bolton38     
RB Nealb Irving5     
LW Hocquardnot out11     
M Wilsonb Bolton0     
Total(all out, 44 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Sheridan), 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-113 (44 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones13   7183--
Irving11   3363--
Duckmanton10   2171--
McKendry7   1200--
Bolton3   152--

DW Crowe and BC Irving added 94 for the eighth wicket in the Canterbury Colts first innings