Taranaki v Auckland
Other matches in New Zealand 1957/58
VenuePukekura Park, New Plymouth on 27th, 28th December 1957 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultAuckland won by 5 wickets
Close of play day 1Auckland (1) 89/3 (Flood 46*, Irwin 20*; 31 overs)

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Blairb Renwick18     
FG Wellsc Marinovich b Renwick16     
AT Spurdleb Brooker3     
R Simpsonc Cook b Brooker1     
FG Richardsonb Renwick2     
+MM Strawbridgec Morrison b Cook60 1056- 
*MS Cockerillc Burgess b Brooker1     
CW Barclayc Morrison b Cook21     
DR Yardleyb Cook0     
MC Carrollc Morrison b Cook12     
JM Whitelocknot out0     
Total(all out, 62 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (Blair), 2-40, 3-43, 4-46, 5-48, 6-52, 7-84, 8-84, 9-112, 10-146 (62 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Irwin8   2240--
Brooker22   9513--
Renwick17   9213--
Cook14   5304--
Flood1   080--

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Worrallc Cockerill b Whitelock3     
JS Waddinghamb Barclay7     
AR Morrisonlbw b Whitelock11     
J Floodb Whitelock46     
PM Irwinc Cockerill b Spurdle51 1783- 
E Marinovichc Yardley b Barclay15     
*GC Burgesslbw b Yardley0     
C Renwickb Barclay27     
BJ Sorensonc Barclay b Cockerill16     
VG Brookernot out1     
A Cookdid not bat      
Total(9 wickets, declared, 74 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-12, 3-26, 4-89, 5-125, 6-126, 7-149, 8-181, 9-183 (74 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barclay23   5523--
Whitelock20   4363--
Yardley17   4351--
Spurdle11   0381--
Carroll1   0110--
Cockerill2   051--

Taranaki second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Blairc Morrison b Cook33     
FG Wellsc Flood b Irwin11     
R Simpsonlbw b Cook0     
AT Spurdlec Sorenson b Renwick11     
FG Richardsonc Worrall b Cook8     
+MM Strawbridgec Flood b Cook4     
*MS Cockerilllbw b Cook4     
CW Barclayc Sorenson b Irwin14     
DR Yardleyc Waddingham b Irwin7     
MC Carrollrun out13     
JM Whitelocknot out11     
Total(all out, 56.1 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Wells), 2-26, 3-57, 4-57, 5-65, 6-73, 7-92, 8-92, 9-108, 10-125 (56.1 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Irwin14   6243--
Brooker5   270--
Cook23   4625--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Worrallb Barclay8     
AR Morrisonrun out10     
J Floodc Strawbridge b Barclay21     
JS Waddinghamb Barclay0     
PM Irwinnot out24     
E Marinovichrun out24     
BJ Sorensonnot out0     
*GC Burgessdid not bat      
C Renwickdid not bat      
VG Brookerdid not bat      
A Cookdid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, 69 minutes, 22 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-21, 3-23, 4-50, 5-87
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barclay11   0463--
Whitelock10   2360--
Yardley1   050--

--> Auckland first innings: 50 in 68 minutes
--> Auckland second innings: 50 in 49 minutes

Overnight rain meant the match did not start until 12.45pm on the first day
Auckland XI had 75 minutes to score the 89 runs needed for outright victory
Taranaki debuts: MC Carroll and FG Wells