Marlborough v Auckland
Other matches in New Zealand 1959/60
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 26th, 28th December 1959 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAuckland won by 9 wickets
Close of play day 1Auckland (1) 17/1 (Collinge 4*, Postles 13*; 9 overs)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Barnettc Morrison b Green20     
SE Lanec Tracey b Cook0     
B Fisherc and b Green25     
AJ McGuirec Cook b Green0     
DM Plumbnot out105  14- 
PP Phillipsc Postles b Cook14     
GA Bartlettc Walton b Cook32  6- 
G Dryliec Dickie b Cook9     
S McCroryb Lynch2     
IA MacGregorc Postles b Lynch0     
+IA Blackmorelbw b Lynch2     
Total(all out, 96.3 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Lane), 2-36 (Fisher), 3-36 (McGuire), 4-90 (Barnett), 5-? (Phillips), 6-? (Bartlett), 7-? (Drylie), 8-? (McCrory), 9-? (MacGregor), 10-228 (Blackmore, 96.3 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cook29   7684--
Green22   9353--
Morrison3   1140--
Tracey10   2400--

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M de Lautourb Bartlett011-- 
JG Collingeb Bartlett16 192   
*BJ Postlesb Bartlett17     
AR Morrisonc Blackmore b McCrory34     
LA Greenc Blackmore b Bartlett31     
J Dickieb Bartlett0     
E Barnettrun out21     
J Traceylbw b Phillips25     
+D Waltonc MacGregor b Phillips2     
RJ Lynchnot out12     
A Cookb Bartlett12     
Total(all out, 82.1 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (de Lautour, 0.1 ov), 2-21 (Postles), 3-? (Morrison), 4-? (Green), 5-? (Dickie), 6-? (Collinge), 7-? (Barnett), 8-?, 9-?, 10-187 (82.1 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phillips24   12492--
Drylie14   4290--
McCrory18   7311--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Fisherc Barnett b Cook5     
SE Lanenot out26     
DM Plumbb Lynch19     
JR Barnettdid not bat      
AJ McGuiredid not bat      
PP Phillipsdid not bat      
GA Bartlettdid not bat      
G Dryliedid not bat      
S McCrorydid not bat      
IA MacGregordid not bat      
+IA Blackmoredid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, declared)51
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Fisher), 2-51 (Plumb)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Morrisonnot out51     
RJ Lynchb Bartlett0     
*BJ Postlesnot out39     
M de Lautourdid not bat      
JG Collingedid not bat      
LA Greendid not bat      
J Dickiedid not bat      
E Barnettdid not bat      
J Traceydid not bat      
+D Waltondid not bat      
A Cookdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 10 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Lynch)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bartlett3   0101--
Drylie4   0410--
MacGregor2   0240--
Phillips1   0140--

--> Auckland batted on after winning
--> Bowling in the Auckland second innings adds 1 run under

Auckland XI were given 47 minutes to score 93 to win the game outright which they did with 5 minutes to spare and batted on to the end of the over after achieving the target