Melbourne University v New Zealand Universities
New Zealand Universities in Australia 1958/59
VenueUniversity Oval, Melbourne on 18th, 19th, 20th February 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMelbourne University won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Melbourne University (1) 8/1 (Claessen 5*, McRae 0*; 8 overs)
Close of play day 2Melbourne University (1) 241/4 (Carlyon 24*, Money 6*; 76 overs)

New Zealand Universities first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PPW Morrisst Carlyon b Whitford41 106   
MHW Lancerun out9     
PJC Couttsc Whitford b Emerson23     
GT Dowlingb Emerson7     
GA Leggatc Carlyon b Whitford30     
*JCA Thomsonc Carlyon b Emerson27     
WJR Haskellst Carlyon b Whitford1  -- 
JH Zohrablbw b Whitford7     
JW Nicollst Carlyon b Whitford22 30   
CM Campbellnot out16     
+DM Boyerst Carlyon b Whitford3  -- 
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-198 (55.4 ov)
Melbourne University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Emerson23   4603--
Spry13   3430--

Melbourne University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IF Langfordc Morris b Haskell3  -- 
RD Claessenc and b Dowling114 300   
G McRae hit wkt b Zohrab17     
J Courtc Haskell b Thomson70 1138- 
+NM Carlyon[dismissal not known]38     
RD Money[dismissal not known]19     
GS Whitford[dismissal not known]22     
TM Spry[dismissal not known]42     
DG Teasdale[dismissal not known]9     
NL Emersonnot out11     
DB Prowsedid not bat      
Total(9 wickets, declared)357
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Langford), 2-29 (McRae), 3-135 (Court), 4-230 (Claessen), 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-357
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haskell21   10541--
Nicoll5   1240--

New Zealand Universities second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PPW Morrisc Carlyon b Emerson8     
MHW Lancenot out75  13- 
PJC Couttsc Spry b Emerson0  -- 
GT Dowlingc Carlyon b Emerson9     
GA Leggatc Money b Emerson7     
*JCA Thomsonnot out30     
WJR Haskelldid not bat      
JH Zohrabdid not bat      
JW Nicolldid not bat      
CM Campbelldid not bat      
+DM Boyerdid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 46 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Morris), 2-? (Coutts), 3-? (Dowling), 4-39 (Leggat)
Melbourne University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Emerson13   3254--
Spry4   160--
Whitford8   2310--
Teasdale8   3270--
Prowse7   1250--
Court2   140--
Claessen1   020--
Langford1   050--
Carlyon1   100--
McRae1   040--

--> MHW Lance retired hurt in the New Zealand Universities first innings (team had lost 0 wickets) - he returned when the score was 0/0

RD Claessen and J Court added 106 in 113 minutes for the third wicket in the Melbourne University first innings
RD Claessen and NM Carlyon added 95 for the fourth wicket in the Melbourne University first innings
MHW Lance and JCA Thomson added 107 (undefeated) for the fifth wicket in the New Zealand Universities second innings