Marlborough v Nelson
Newman Shield 1959/60
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 11th, 12th, 14th December 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarlborough won by 61 runs
Close of play day 1Nelson (1) 75/2 (Best 32*, Wadsworth 30*; 24 overs)
Close of play day 2Marlborough (2) 175/9 (Young 69*; 72 overs)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Fisherb Haskell6     
JR Barnettlbw b Gardiner7     
*RW Younglbw b Newman34     
JR Litchfieldb Challies20     
AJ McGuirec Challies b Newman5     
PP Phillipsc Lowans b Newman1     
DM Plumbst Wilson b Challies6     
GA Bartlettb Gardiner34     
M Wilsonb Gardiner30     
BD Nealnot out10     
+IA Blackmorelbw b Newman1     
Total(all out, 65 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Fisher), 2-32 (Barnett), 3-76 (Young), 4-? (McGuire), 5-? (Litchfield), 6-? (Phillips), 7-97 (Plumb), 8-153 (Bartlett), 9-? (Wilson), 10-165 (Blackmore, 65 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haskell14   3271--
Gardiner10   5203--
Newman18   6394--
Challies18   5522--
Shaw4   0150--
Jewell1   010--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Winderb Bartlett0     
BE Jewellb Bartlett0     
RN Lowansb Wilson11     
A Bestc Phillips b Wilson36     
DR Wadsworthc Wilson b Bartlett34     
G Shawc Wilson b Bartlett16     
WJR Haskellb Bartlett5     
*TG Newmannot out29     
+RD Wilsonb Neal40     
TM Gardinerb Bartlett2     
RS Challiesb Bartlett0     
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Winder), 2-? (Jewell), 3-84 (Wadsworth), 4-? (Best), 5-? (Lowans), 6-? (Shaw), 7-122 (Haskell), 8-196 (Wilson), 9-? (Gardiner), 10-209 (Challies, 62.2 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson24   7602--
Neal13   2511--
Phillips3   0130--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Fisherlbw b Haskell0     
JR Barnettc Newman b Gardiner0     
*RW Youngb Jewell72  8- 
JR Litchfieldc Lowans b Newman26     
AJ McGuirest Wilson b Newman6     
DM Plumblbw b Challies2     
PP Phillipsb Newman33     
GA Bartlettc Wadsworth b Gardiner16     
M Wilsonc Wilson b Gardiner3     
BD Nealc Newman b Jewell9     
+IA Blackmorenot out2     
Total(all out, 74 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Fisher), 2-0 (Barnett), 3-47 (Litchfield), 4-57 (McGuire), 5-? (Plumb), 6-? (Phillips), 7-? (Bartlett), 8-? (Wilson), 9-175 (Neal, 71.6 ov), 10-180 (Young, 74 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haskell10   3291--
Gardiner28   9503--
Newman25   8473--
Challies9   2391--
Jewell2   042--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BE Jewelllbw b Wilson0     
H Winderb Wilson0     
RN Lowansc Blackmore b Wilson7     
A Bestc Blackmore b Bartlett6     
DR Wadsworthc Blackmore b Wilson21     
G Shawretired hurt3     
WJR Haskelllbw b Bartlett12     
+RD Wilsonc Plumb b Bartlett3     
*TG Newmanc and b Wilson3     
TM Gardinerb Bartlett0     
RS Challiesnot out0     
Total(all out, 29.2 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Jewell), 2-? (Winder), 3-13 (Lowans), 4-? (Best), 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-75 (29.2 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bartlett15   5204--

--> Bowling in the Nelson first innings adds 2 runs under
--> RN Lowans retired hurt in the Nelson first innings having scored 6 (team score 9/2) - he returned at the fall of the 4th wicket
--> G Shaw retired hurt in the Nelson second innings having scored 3 (team had lost 4 wickets)

Rain delayed the start of the match on the first day until 1pm
Lowans was forced to retire hurt in the Nelson City first innings after twice being struck on the body by fast deliveries from GA Bartlett but was able to resume his innings on the second day at the fall of the fourth wicket
A Best and D Wadsworth added 75 for the third wicket in the Nelson City first innings
Shaw had to retire hurt in the Nelson City second innings after being struck on the wrist by a fast delivery from M Wilson
12th Men: S McCrory (Marlborough), E Bashford (Nelson City)
Marlborough retained the Newman Shield