Northland v Bay of Plenty
Other matches in New Zealand 1956/57
VenueMaungakaramea on 15th, 16th February 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBay of Plenty won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthland won by 10 wickets
Close of play day 1Bay of Plenty (2) 13/1 (Gray 1*, Hutcheson 12*; 12 overs)

Bay of Plenty first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MC Langdonc McPherson b Presland39     
CO McGrutherc McPherson b Presland0     
W Burgessb Dunning21     
NJ Robsonc McPherson b Presland0     
DW Ayreslbw b Dunning1     
KD Dawkinsc Wyatt b EL Child16     
J Graynot out0 30-- 
RJ Bookerc BO Child b EL Child0     
*EW Hutchesonrun out (Maingay)0     
MD Bellc Dunning b Presland0     
+J Kinderlbw b Presland0     
Total(all out, 41.3 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (McGruther), 2-29 (Burgess), 3-34 (Robson), 4-47 (Ayres), 5-81 (Langdon), 6-90 (Dawkins), 7-90 (Booker), 8-90 (Hutcheson), 9-91 (Bell), 10-93 (Kinder, 41.3 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EL Child13   5202--
Dunning10   5262--

Northland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JL Wyattb Robson49     
BO Childc Ayres b Langdon31     
+S Munrob Robson0     
RJ McPhersonst Kinder b Bell14     
NR Wilsonc Ayres b Langdon0     
CT Maingayc and b Bell2     
*EL Childc Booker b Langdon6     
MJ Nelsonb Langdon11     
R Dunningb Langdon3     
BN Preslandnot out12     
MK Joassb Langdon0     
Total(all out, 53.4 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-67 (Wyatt), 2-67 (Munro), 3-109 (BO Child), 4-109 (Wilson), 5-109 (McPherson), 6-114 (Maingay), 7-120 (EL Child), 8-128 (Nelson), 9-143 (Dunning), 10-143 (Joass, 53.4 ov)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Booker6   1120--
Hutcheson6   370--
Dawkins3   280--
Robson10   1312--
Bell16   4342--

Bay of Plenty second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CO McGrutherc Joass b Presland011-- 
J Grayc McPherson b Presland1     
*EW Hutchesonc BO Child b EL Child12     
W Burgessc Nelson b Dunning19     
MC Langdonb Dunning23     
NJ Robsonc McPherson b Presland9     
DW Ayresc Presland b Dunning1     
KD Dawkinsc BO Child b Presland1     
RJ Bookerb Dunning10     
MD Bellb Presland2     
+J Kindernot out0     
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (McGruther, 0.1 ov), 2-13, 3-15, 4-45, 5-62, 6-63, 7-64, 8-81, 9-81, 10-84 (53.3 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wyatt2   110--
Joass8   540--
Wilson3   180--
BO Child1   040--
EL Child8   481--
Dunning15   11114--

Northland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JL Wyattnot out10     
BO Childnot out24     
+S Munrodid not bat      
RJ McPhersondid not bat      
NR Wilsondid not bat      
CT Maingaydid not bat      
*EL Childdid not bat      
MJ Nelsondid not bat      
R Dunningdid not bat      
BN Preslanddid not bat      
MK Joassdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 10 overs)37
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hutcheson3   1120--
Dawkins2   160--
Bell3   0100--
Robson2   060--

The start of the match was delayed as the clay pitch prepared for the match was soaked by overnight rain with the match beginning 75 minutes late on the Maungakaramea club pitch