Wellington v Northern Suburbs
Northern Suburbs (Queensland) in New Zealand 1965/66
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 20th, 21st December 1965 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Wellington (1) 142/4 (Sinclair 68*, Morgan 0*; 44 overs)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PB Truscottrun out26     
BAG Murrayc Ruffles b Pascoe9     
BW Sinclairc Dymock b Crisp113 2547- 
PT Bartonb Mellifont24     
*DO Neelyrun out14     
HA Morganb Pascoe13     
LC Butlerc TH Blanch b Mellifont1     
+TG McMahonb Mellifont6     
AR Taylorc RM Blanch b Crisp4     
G Solomonnot out0     
NA Huxforddid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(9 wickets, declared, 79.3 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Murray), 2-45 (Truscott), 3-102 (Barton), 4-139 (Neely), 5-160 (Morgan), 6-175 (Butler), 7-197 (McMahon), 8-204 (Taylor), 9-211 (Sinclair, 79.3 ov)
Northern Suburbs bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pascoe20   2612--
Dymock12   6410--
Mellifont28   9453--
Ruffles1   090--

Northern Suburbs first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Blanchb Solomon25     
IJ Rufflesc Morgan b Butler34 103   
MJ Lucasrun out (Morgan)14     
*GD Adamlbw b Butler8     
DM Keenec Neely b Butler12     
RM Mellifontc McMahon b Huxford0     
TH Blanchb Huxford2     
DJ Robertsc Neely b Butler14     
G Dymockb Huxford0     
CW Crispc Neely b Butler0     
RT Pascoenot out0     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)6
Total(all out, 61.4 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (RM Blanch), 2-75, 3-80, 4-97, 5-97, 6-99, 7-104, 8-104, 9-106, 10-115 (61.4 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Huxford15   8293--
Taylor11   4240--
Solomon6   381--
Barton8   2160--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PB Truscottc Lucas b TH Blanch0     
BAG Murraynot out7     
HA Morgannot out9     
BW Sinclairdid not bat      
PT Bartondid not bat      
*DO Neelydid not bat      
LC Butlerdid not bat      
+TG McMahondid not bat      
AR Taylordid not bat      
G Solomondid not bat      
NA Huxforddid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, declared, 2.4 overs)16
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Truscott)
Northern Suburbs bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TH Blanch1.40101--
Adam1   060--

Northern Suburbs second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Blanchc Barton b Butler4     
IJ Rufflesnot out16     
MJ Lucasc Murray b Solomon12     
DM Keenenot out0     
*GD Adamdid not bat      
RM Mellifontdid not bat      
TH Blanchdid not bat      
DJ Robertsdid not bat      
G Dymockdid not bat      
CW Crispdid not bat      
RT Pascoedid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(2 wickets, 23 overs)33
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (RM Blanch), 2-33 (Lucas)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Butler7   291--
Morgan7   470--
Murray4   190--
Solomon5   271--

--> BW Sinclair (1) 100 in 225 minutes

Heavy overnight rain delayed the start of the match until 2.23pm on the first day with only 197 minutes play possible that day
Northern Suburbs were given 65 minutes to score 113 to win the match outright but made no attempt to chase the target