Hutt Valley v Auckland
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueHutt Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt on 15th, 16th January 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Hutt Valley (1) 26/0 (KW Brennan 19*, Nightingale 3*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Perryc Cook b Upston41 63   
RM Harrisb Cook21 66   
WR Playleb Cook11     
*DD Taylorc Brosnahan b Cook5     
SG Gedyeb Upston32     
TS Hambrookc Sheppard b Upston15     
BJ Postlesc Cook b Upston14     
+BJ Sorensonlbw b Upston14     
JT Sparlingb Woodhead8     
H Moyleb Upston11     
VC Belshamnot out8     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 175 minutes, 65.3 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-64 (Perry), 2-64 (Harris), 3-70 (Taylor), 4-101 (Playle), 5-120, 6-144, 7-154, 8-172, 9-174, 10-193 (65.3 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woodhead10   1391--
Brosnahan11   4260--
Cook23   5593--

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KW Brennanb Sparling28     
AF Nightingaleb Hambrook11     
JM Carterc Harris b Hambrook0     
GT McConnellb Hambrook0     
ES Mandersonc Sorenson b Sparling24     
IN Brennanst Sorenson b Sparling2     
AJ Cookb Harris24     
*IP Upstonlbw b Sparling0     
JM Brosnahanlbw b Harris18     
+BN Sheppardb Harris6     
CRD Woodheadnot out6     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-46 (Nightingale), 2-46 (Carter), 3-46 (KW Brennan), 4-47 (McConnell), 5-70 (IN Brennan), 6-86 (Manderson), 7-87 (Upston), 8-103 (Cook), 9-116 (Sheppard), 10-127 (Brosnahan, 56.4 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moyle10   1290--
Hambrook15   7293--
Sparling24   14404--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Perryb Woodhead8     
RM Harrislbw b Cook2     
WR Playleb Woodhead18     
*DD Taylorlbw b McConnell8     
SG Gedyeb Woodhead3     
TS Hambrooknot out26     
BJ Postlesst Sheppard b McConnell25     
JT Sparlingnot out0     
+BJ Sorensondid not bat      
H Moyledid not bat      
VC Belshamdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 29 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Harris), 2-29, 3-44, 4-50, 5-91, 6-92
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cook5   291--
Brosnahan7   0120--
Woodhead10   0313--
McConnell7   0382--

Hutt Valley second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KW Brennanc Gedye b Harris2     
AF Nightingalec Perry b Harris13     
JM Brosnahanb Moyle29     
IN Brennanc Taylor b Hambrook29     
ES Mandersonnot out12     
AJ Cookc Harris b Hambrook0     
*IP Upstonc Hambrook b Moyle8     
JM Carternot out1     
GT McConnelldid not bat      
+BN Shepparddid not bat      
CRD Woodheaddid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 3 lb)17
Total(6 wickets, 22 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (KW Brennan), 2-20 (Nightingale), 3-81, 4-89, 5-89, 6-98
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hambrook8   3202--
Harris7   1422--
Moyle7   1322--

--> Day 2 Lunch: Hutt Valley (1) 103/8 (Brosnahan ?*)

Hutt Valley were given 72 minutes to score 169 to win the match outright