Wellington v Marlborough
Other matches in New Zealand 1970/71
VenueAnderson Park, Wellington on 23rd, 24th January 1971 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by 30 runs
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 69/0 (Dryland 23*, Cameron 37*; 24 overs)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWJ Schoferc Thomas b Steele27     
RW Smithc Cameron b Sparks5     
GW McLellanst West b Cameron102 14516- 
ML McEwanc Sparks b Sowman86 120161 
TJ Rigbyc Sparks b Sowman50     
MD Priestc Sparks b Sowman2     
+P Tindillb Dryland22     
PD McDermottc Sowman b Dryland13     
RH Robinsonst West b Dryland10     
PN Benfieldnot out1     
CJ Chisholmdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 70.7 overs)333
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Smith), 2-83 (Schofer), 3-185 (McLellan), 4-248 (McEwan), 5-?, 6-300, 7-318, 8-323, 9-333 (70.7 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sparks21   0811--
AJ Neal13   5420--
Steele9   3361--
Thomas4   1280--
Cameron12   2561--
Sowman8   0423--

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OF Drylandlbw b McDermott29     
DIA Cameronc Tindill b Chisholm42     
A Wilsonc Robinson b McDermott14     
GA Bartlettst Tindill b McDermott38     
AT Sowmanc Rigby b Robinson19     
AJ Nealc McLellan b Robinson23     
*GR Nealb McDermott13     
LC Sparksc McEwan b McDermott24     
AJ Steeleb Robinson7     
+GA Westc Robinson b McDermott10     
RI Thomasnot out0     
Extras(16 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-76 (Dryland), 2-90 (Cameron), 3-116 (Wilson), 4-157 (Sowman), 5-161 (Bartlett), 6-191 (GR Neal), 7-197 (AJ Neal), 8-214 (Steele), 9-237 (West), 10-239 (Sparks, 67.3 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chisholm12   6231--
Benfield4   0310--
Robinson22   8573--
Smith1   100--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWJ Schoferst West b Cameron55 7552 
RW Smithretired hurt36     
GW McLellannot out1     
ML McEwannot out5     
TJ Rigbydid not bat      
MD Priestdid not bat      
+P Tindilldid not bat      
PD McDermottdid not bat      
RH Robinsondid not bat      
PN Benfielddid not bat      
CJ Chisholmdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(1 wicket, declared, 17 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-94 (Schofer)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sparks5   0300--
Thomas6   0370--
Cameron4   0201--
Sowman2   0100--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Nealc Tindill b McDermott51 4263 
A Wilsonc Robinson b Benfield12     
GA Bartlettc Tindill b McDermott42 5732 
LC Sparksc Schofer b Robinson11     
AT Sowmanrun out4     
AJ Steeleb Robinson1     
*GR Nealrun out23     
+GA Westc Schofer b McDermott10     
OF Drylandc Priest b McDermott0     
DIA Cameronnot out4     
RI Thomasb Robinson5     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 24.7 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Wilson), 2-87 (AJ Neal), 3-109, 4-114, 5-120, 6-134, 7-153, 8-153, 9-159, 10-164 (24.7 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chisholm2   0190--
Benfield4   0141--
McDermott8   1594--

--> RW Smith retired hurt in the Wellington second innings having scored 36 (team had lost 0 wickets)

GW McLellan and ML McEwan added 102 in 75 minutes for the third wicket in the Wellington B first innings
Marlborough were given 130 minutes to score 195 for the outright win