Marlborough v Wellington
Other matches in New Zealand 1971/72
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 31st October, 1st November 1971 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 35/4 (Cameron 8*, Hawtin 1*; 11 overs)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Cederwallb Cairns25     
KT McNamarab Thomas20     
*JFM Morrisonc Adams b Thomas98     
JD Rileyc Adams b Hawtin43     
JV Coneynot out69     
BA Boltonc Hawtin b Thomas0     
+P Tindillnot out13     
SR McKenziedid not bat      
PD McDermottdid not bat      
S Watsondid not bat      
CJ Chisholmdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 w)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 330 minutes)274
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-54, 3-145, 4-225, 5-227
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns22   3651--
Thomas20   3713--
Hawtin20   3651--
Neal2   080--
Sowman8   1180--

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OF Drylandc Morrison b Watson011-- 
*DIA Cameronnot out53 240   
DW Nealc Cederwall b Watson011-- 
JR Litchfieldc Coney b Chisholm1     
RI Somervellc Coney b Watson13     
GF Hawtinb McDermott50 6042 
BL Cairnsc McNamara b Chisholm1     
AJ Steelest +Cederwall b McDermott32     
AT Sowmanc Morrison b Watson10     
+GJ Adamsnot out12     
RI Thomasdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)21
Total(8 wickets, declared, 240 minutes, 50 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Dryland, 0.1 ov), 2-0 (Neal, 0.2 ov), 3-3 (Litchfield), 4-34 (Somervell), 5-95 (Hawtin), 6-96 (Cairns), 7-153 (Steele), 8-166 (Sowman)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson13   2434--
Chisholm9   1362--
McKenzie6   1300--
McDermott16   0462--
Bolton6   1170--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Cederwallb Hawtin25     
KT McNamarac Cameron b Thomas1     
*JFM Morrisonnot out44     
JD Rileynot out19     
JV Coneydid not bat      
BA Boltondid not bat      
+P Tindilldid not bat      
SR McKenziedid not bat      
PD McDermottdid not bat      
S Watsondid not bat      
CJ Chisholmdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(2 wickets, declared, 22 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (McNamara), 2-50 (Cederwall)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns7   1200--
Thomas5   0301--
Hawtin3   0171--
Steele4   0130--
Sowman3   090--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RI Somervellnot out64     
OF Drylandrun out15     
DW Nealb Bolton10     
BL Cairnsc Morrison b McDermott1     
JR Litchfieldrun out1     
GF Hawtinb Bolton1     
AJ Steelest +Cederwall b McDermott17     
AT Sowmanc Morrison b McDermott0     
+GJ Adamsc Morrison b McDermott2     
RI Thomasb McDermott12     
*DIA Cameronnot out3     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(9 wickets, 122 minutes, 35 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Dryland), 2-38 (Neal), 3-41 (Cairns), 4-44 (Litchfield), 5-49 (Hawtin), 6-80 (Steele), 7-80 (Sowman), 8-94 (Adams), 9-122 (Thomas)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson3   180--
Chisholm2   040--
Bolton15   1682--
McDermott15   3465--

DM Cederwall took over the wicket-keeping duties during the morning session on the second day when P Tindill was unwell and left the field
Marlborough were given 122 minutes to score 172 for the outright win