West Coast (South Island) v Canterbury XI
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueRecreation Ground, Greymouth on 4th, 5th January 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Coast (South Island) won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Canterbury XI (1) 64/0 (Hunt 38*, Muncaster 26*; 15.2 overs)

Canterbury XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Huntc Hendry b Beban50     
WEG Muncasterst Muir b Hendry26     
BA Boltonlbw b Beban10     
DW Crowelbw b Beban2     
AG Duckmantonlbw b Beban7     
DJ McKendryc Taylor b Kennedy1     
RS Coppb Kennedy2     
+AM Pearcec Taylor b Kennedy3     
BC Irvingnot out1     
TL Jonesrun out0     
NJ Cullenb Kennedy2     
Total(all out, 44.5 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-64 (Muncaster), 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-104 (44.5 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Denia13   3220--
Beban10   2253--
Donaldson3   0150--
Hendry8   2131--

West Coast (South Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DP Hendryc Pearce b Irving46     
R Bestlbw b Duckmanton0     
AR Taylorb Bolton14     
MA Bebanc and b Crowe8     
GH Skinnerlbw b Irving9     
*RH Donaldsonb Irving3     
KH Stopforthb Bolton1     
LG Deniab Duckmanton7     
R Leec Bolton b Irving7     
WA Kennedynot out11     
+J Muirlbw b Irving2     
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-119 (49.5 ov)
Canterbury XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones6   2110--
Duckmanton9   4162--
Bolton7   0362--
Crowe7   0171--
McKendry1   010--

Canterbury XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Boltonnot out9     
WEG Muncasterrun out4     
DJ McKendrynot out6     
RT Huntdid not bat      
DW Crowedid not bat      
AG Duckmantondid not bat      
RS Coppdid not bat      
+AM Pearcedid not bat      
BC Irvingdid not bat      
TL Jonesdid not bat      
NJ Cullendid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 12 overs)19
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Muncaster)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor4   080--
Denia4   230--
Hendry2   050--
Beban2   030--

--> Wickets given to bowlers do not agree with batting scorecard for the Canterbury XI first innings

The match was played on a matting pitch
Rain delayed the start of the match until 1.50pm on the first day
Rain interrupted play 3 times during the first afternoon with play abandoned for the day at 3.45pm
Stumps were drawn at 4.45pm on the second day