Australian Universities v New Zealand Universities
New Zealand Universities in Australia 1958/59
VenueUniversity Oval, Melbourne on 3rd, 4th, 5th March 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralian Universities won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Australian Universities (1) 274/5 (Potter 127*, Carlyon 11*; 72 overs)
Close of play day 2No play

Australian Universities first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IF Langfordrun out65     
GFH Steninglbw b Haskell22     
RW Mihellrun out20     
J Potternot out127 18517- 
M Hansenc Morris b Haskell20     
RG Pearlmanb Campbell6     
+NM Carlyonnot out11     
*GB Tozerdid not bat      
TM Sprydid not bat      
NL Emersondid not bat      
T Corbettdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(5 wickets, 72 overs)274
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Stening), 2-91 (Mihell), 3-160 (Langford), 4-217 (Hansen), 5-250 (Pearlman)
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Campbell20   11081--
Haskell19   5642--
Thomson3   0230--
Nicoll19   2500--
Harris11   2260--

New Zealand Universities first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PPW Morrisdid not bat      
MHW Lancedid not bat      
PJC Couttsdid not bat      
PGZ Harrisdid not bat      
GT Dowlingdid not bat      
GA Leggatdid not bat      
*JCA Thomsondid not bat      
WJR Haskelldid not bat      
JW Nicolldid not bat      
CM Campbelldid not bat      
+DM Boyerdid not bat      

--> There was no play on the final day.

Heavy rain washed out the second day's play and the match was abandoned early on the third day