South Canterbury v Central Otago
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueAshbury Park, Timaru on 28th, 29th December 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1

Central Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG McKnightlbw b Grenfell5     
CP Johnstonb Grenfell0     
RJM Blakelyb Biggar14     
OM Beckerlbw b Biggar5     
JD Buttarb Grenfell3     
JAN Blakelyb Grenfell2     
RA Procterc and b Biggar4     
+K Faulksb Grenfell17     
JG Flannerylbw b Biggar10     
GS Harfordb Thomas5     
EJP Harleynot out0     
Total(all out, 43.3 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-69 (43.3 ov)
South Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biggar17   9144--
Grenfell18   9335--
Carter5   1100--
Cowan3   040--

South Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+R Taiaroab Harley1     
EA Collinslbw b JAN Blakely34     
P Petersonrun out7     
JEC McEwennot out44     
IA Gualterlbw b Johnston1     
B Dorec Procter b Johnston2     
PJ Grenfelllbw b Harford21     
C Thomasc Flannery b JAN Blakely26     
L Cowanc Procter b Harford0     
RC Carterst Faulks b JAN Blakely4     
RW Biggarc Buttar b JAN Blakely7     
Total(all out, 84.1 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-170 (84.1 ov)
Central Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harford29   15392--
Harley12   3281--
Johnston14   5252--
JAN Blakely21.18374--
Flannery2   090--
RJM Blakely4   170--
Buttar2   020--

Central Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG McKnightlbw b Cowan6     
CP Johnstonlbw b Carter19     
RJM Blakelyc and b Biggar0     
OM Beckerb Biggar45     
JD Buttarst Taiaroa b Carter0     
JAN Blakelyb Carter0     
RA Procterst Taiaroa b Thomas0     
+K Faulksc McEwen b Carter0     
JG Flanneryrun out12     
GS Harfordb Biggar3     
EJP Harleynot out0     
Total(all out, 52 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-108 (52 ov)
South Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biggar17   7203--
Grenfell11   7160--
Cowan4   261--
Carter13   2294--
Thomas7   1121--

South Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IA Gualternot out1     
L Cowannot out4     
+R Taiaroadid not bat      
EA Collinsdid not bat      
P Petersondid not bat      
JEC McEwendid not bat      
B Doredid not bat      
PJ Grenfelldid not bat      
C Thomasdid not bat      
RC Carterdid not bat      
RW Biggardid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 2 overs)5
Central Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnston1   020--
Harford1   030--

--> Bowling in the Central Otago second innings adds 2 runs under

South Canterbury had 5 minutes to score 8 runs to win the match outright
South Canterbury had 2 teams playing on the same dates with a touring Australian club side, Rockdale Kia Ora from New South Wales, being the opposition in the other match