Nelson v West Coast (South Island)
Other matches in New Zealand 1957/58
VenueTrafalgar Park, Nelson on 27th, 28th March 1958 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultNelson won by 122 runs
UmpiresG Forster, LC Quinton
Close of play day 1Nelson (2) 35/0 (Reade 15*, GE Lowans 14*; 10 overs)

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Readeb Taylor10     
GE Lowansb Denia16     
PA Newmanb Wallace2     
RA Sowmanc Thompson b Wallace11     
+IH Chingc Gardiner b Taylor49     
*DV Spencec Kennedy b Taylor38     
RN Lowansc Gardiner b Taylor0     
TG Newmanb Denia1     
A Edwardsc Denia b Taylor10     
BJ Jellymanc Rainbird b Denia3     
RS Challiesnot out1     
Total(all out, 64.3 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Reade), 2-37 (PA Newman), 3-47 (GE Lowans), 4-67 (Sowman), 5-128 (Ching), 6-128 (RN Lowans), 7-129 (TG Newman), 8-150, 9-158, 10-158 (64.3 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kennedy13   4320--
Wallace16   4432--
Denia17   3393--
Gardiner1   030--

West Coast (South Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MB Thompsonst Ching b Challies17     
WA Kennedylbw b TG Newman5     
RK Cookelbw b Challies8     
LG Deniac Ching b TG Newman1     
AR Taylorb Challies18     
LM Birkettc [unknown] b Challies6     
GH Skinnerc Sowman b Challies5     
BR Gardinernot out0     
P Rainbirdc Spence b TG Newman0     
GDJ Harperst Ching b Challies2     
WHD Wallaceb Challies0     
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 56 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Kennedy), 2-25, 3-26, 4-34, 5-45, 6-56, 7-57, 8-65, 9-67, 10-67 (56 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TG Newman23   14183--
Reade4   1100--
Challies24   12277--
PA Newman5   190--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Readec Gardiner b Cooke94  9- 
GE Lowansc Thompson b Birkett57  6- 
PA Newmanb Cooke15     
RA Sowmannot out0  -- 
+IH Chingb Gardiner15     
*DV Spencedid not bat      
RN Lowansdid not bat      
TG Newmandid not bat      
A Edwardsdid not bat      
BJ Jellymandid not bat      
RS Challiesdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 6 lb)14
Total(4 wickets, declared, 60.1 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-152 (GE Lowans), 2-? (Reade), 3-? (PA Newman), 4-195 (Ching, 60.1 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wallace7   2180--
Taylor8   2190--
Kennedy10   0450--
Denia10   5190--
Cooke5   1232--
Rainbird1   040--
Birkett10   2181--

West Coast (South Island) second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MB Thompsonc TG Newman b Reade0     
WA Kennedyc PA Newman b TG Newman3     
RK Cookec Sowman b TG Newman53  9- 
AR Taylorlbw b Challies20     
BR Gardinerb Challies7     
LM Birkettst Ching b Challies13     
GH Skinnernot out29     
LG Deniac PA Newman b TG Newman9     
WHD Wallaceb Spence4     
P Rainbirdb Spence6     
GDJ Harperb TG Newman4     
Extras(7 b, 8 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 54.2 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Thompson), 2-3 (Kennedy), 3-68 (Taylor), 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-164 (54.2 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TG Newman22.23624--
Reade6   2191--
Challies15   4463--
Sowman3   220--
Spence8   1192--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> Bowling in the West Coast (South Island) first innings adds 2 runs over

In the West Coast (South Island) first innings LM Birkett was caught by Lowans but it is not known which Lowans took the catch
LB Reade and GE Lowans put on 152 for the first wicket in the Nelson second innings