Wellington v New Zealand Universities
Other matches in New Zealand 1962/63
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 21st, 22nd December 1962 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1New Zealand Universities (1) 30/3 (Morrison 13*, Haskell 0*; 15 overs)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Aimc Botting b Bibby66 120   
GP Bilbyb Park26 96   
PT Bartonc Bibby b Hopkins22     
BW Sinclairc Bibby b Murray37     
*JR Reidb Hopkins22     
+AE Dickc Murray b Hopkins34     
HA Morganc Botting b Park6     
LC Butlernot out14     
GT McConnellnot out8     
BD Morrisondid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 6 nb)22
Total(7 wickets, declared, 271 minutes, 87 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-81 (Bilby), 2-108 (Aim), 3-140 (Barton), 4-175, 5-190, 6-207, 7-243
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haskell28   10650--
Hopkins21   7583--
Murray15   5391--
Park19   3622--
Bibby4   1111--

New Zealand Universities first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GT Dowlingc Morgan b Morrison14     
BAG Murrayc Dick b Morrison1     
JB Morrisonretired hurt25     
WR Hughesb Morrison0     
WJR Haskellnot out111 2048- 
PPW Morrisc Barton b Morrison13     
JM Popec Morgan b McConnell5     
JBR Parkb Blair55 79   
BH Hopkinsrun out7     
+AG Bottingnot out0     
GD Bibbydid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 8 lb, 7 nb)28
Total(7 wickets, declared, 86 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Murray), 2-21 (Dowling), 3-29 (Hughes), 4-106 (Morris), 5-119 (Pope), 6-222 (Park), 7-244 (Hopkins)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair26   8521--
Morrison28   5784--
Morgan2   080--
McConnell15   1581--
Butler15   5350--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Aimlbw b Murray34     
GP Bilbylbw b Murray37     
PT Bartonnot out17     
BW Sinclairnot out24     
*JR Reiddid not bat      
+AE Dickdid not bat      
HA Morgandid not bat      
LC Butlerdid not bat      
GT McConnelldid not bat      
BD Morrisondid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(2 wickets, declared, 103 minutes, 34 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-78, 2-81
New Zealand Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hopkins9   1320--
Bibby9   3250--
Park1   050--
Haskell8   0240--
Murray7   0262--

New Zealand Universities second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GT Dowlinglbw b Butler42     
BAG Murraynot out61 688- 
PPW Morrisnot out6     
JB Morrisondid not bat      
WR Hughesdid not bat      
WJR Haskelldid not bat      
JM Popedid not bat      
JBR Parkdid not bat      
BH Hopkinsdid not bat      
+AG Bottingdid not bat      
GD Bibbydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(1 wicket, 68 minutes, 27 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-84 (Dowling)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair2   070--
Morrison4   270--
Morgan8   2250--
Sinclair3   0150--
McConnell5   0300--
Butler5   0251--

--> Wellington first innings: 50 in 67 minutes
--> Wellington first innings: 100 in 112 minutes
--> New Zealand Universities first innings: 50 in 73 minutes
--> New Zealand Universities first innings: 100 in 118 minutes
--> GM Aim (1) 50 in 101 minutes with 6 fours
--> WJR Haskell (1) 50 in 90 minutes
--> JBR Park (1) 50 in 72 minutes with 8 fours and 1 six
--> JB Morrison retired hurt in the New Zealand Universities first innings having scored 25 (team score 55/3)

Rain interrupted play for an hour on the first day when Wellington were 151/3
JB Morrison tried to hook a ball from BD Morrison but missed it and was struck in the face forcing him to retire hurt
WJR Haskell and JBR Park added 103 in 79 minutes for the sixth wicket in the New Zealand Universities first innings
WJR Haskell had gone in as nightwatchman at the end of the first day
New Zealand Universities were given 66 minutes to score 125 for the outright victory