Franklin v Taranaki
Other matches in New Zealand 1963/64
VenueBledisloe Park, Pukekohe on 8th, 9th January 1964 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossFranklin won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Franklin (1) 47/1 (Smith 19*, Clarke 19*; 30 overs)

Franklin first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Walkerb Smith5     
RB Smithc Medley b Smith25     
JF Clarkec and b Smith27     
JM Doullc Irving b Betts42     
JE Farmerlbw b Sutton2     
*JD Snellb Betts45     
J Berrillc Dravitzki b Currie11     
AH Donnellynot out24     
AH Goldingc Urbahn b Currie0     
GM Gushnot out8     
+RJ Wrightdid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared)213
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Walker), 2-60, 3-63, 4-65, 5-137, 6-174, 7-174, 8-182
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith24   ?453--

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DH Bennettb Golding4     
CD Evansc Farmer b Golding10     
TSJ Medleyc Gush b Clarke28     
EJV Bettsb Golding8     
JE Irvingc Snell b Golding0     
*+TM Dravitzkic Donnelly b Golding43     
DR Yardleyc Gush b Golding3     
RJ Urbahnb Gush20     
RB Suttonb Golding10     
DC Currienot out7     
AE Smithnot out3     
Total(9 wickets)146
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Bennett), 2-14 (Evans), 3-30 (Betts), 4-32 (Irving), 5-55 (Medley), 6-69 (Yardley), 7-107, 8-127, 9-134
Franklin bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Golding25   10407--

A howling gale stopped play at midday on the first day and then rain set in which washed out the rest of the day
The Franklin declaration gave Taranaki 190 minutes to get 214 runs for a first innings win
Franklin debut: AH Donnelly
Taranaki debut: JE Irving