Marlborough v Wellington
Other matches in New Zealand 1970/71
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 15th, 16th November 1970 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 73/2 (DW Neal 54*, Bartlett 9*; 29 overs)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWJ Schoferb Sparks27     
JD Rileyc Cameron b Sparks70     
*BW Sinclairc DW Neal b Cameron59     
JFM Morrisonb Maclaine69     
JV Coneyc Adams b Maclaine5     
BA Boltonnot out23     
DM Cederwallb Cameron0     
BR Taylorb Cameron6     
LJ Steelnot out7     
+P Tindilldid not bat      
JR Mossdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)14
Total(7 wickets, declared, 63 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-103 (Riley), 2-113 (Schofer), 3-232, 4-240, 5-243, 6-247, 7-261
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sparks16   0722--
Cairns12   4360--
Patchett5   1280--
AJ Neal12   1500--
Cameron12   0583--
Maclaine6   2222--

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DIA Cameronb Bolton7     
*GR Nealb Taylor0     
DW Nealrun out54     
GA Bartlettb Taylor25     
AJ Nealc Bolton b Steel16     
LC Sparksrun out33     
BL Cairnsb Bolton83     
AT Sowmanc Coney b Morrison10     
+GJ Adamsc Cederwall b Steel15     
JL Patchettb Steel11     
NF Maclainenot out3     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out)262
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (GR Neal), 2-47 (Cameron), 3-95 (Bartlett), 4-122 (AJ Neal), 5-172 (Sparks), 6-211 (Sowman), 7-248 (Adams), 8-250 (Cairns), 9-260 (Patchett), 10-262 (DW Neal)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWJ Schoferb Cairns9     
JD Rileyretired out41     
*BW Sinclairc DW Neal b Sparks36     
JV Coneyb Sowman21     
DM Cederwallc and b Sowman2     
BR Taylorc AJ Neal b Cameron12     
BA Boltonnot out8     
+P Tindillb Sowman2     
JFM Morrisondid not bat      
LJ Steeldid not bat      
JR Mossdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)11
Total(7 wickets)142
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Schofer), 2-83 (Riley), 3-99 (Sinclair), 4-101 (Cederwall), 5-124, 6-134, 7-142
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> DW Neal retired hurt in the Marlborough first innings having scored 54 (team had lost 2 wickets) - he returned when the score was 260/9

JWJ Schofer and JD Riley put on 103 for the first wicket in the Wellington XI first innings
BW Sinclair and JFM Morrison added 119 for the third wicket in the Wellington XI first innings