Marlborough v Wellington
Other matches in New Zealand 1972/73
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 29th, 30th October 1972 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 78/5 (Dryland 12*; 27.1 overs)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Smithc AJ Neal b Hawtin8     
GD Beerlbw b Hawtin35     
JFM Morrisonlbw b Cameron36     
BD Smithlbw b Cairns50 1105- 
JV Coneyc Adams b Cairns16     
KT McNamarac Adams b Cameron37     
*BR Taylorrun out11     
+P Tindillb Cameron2     
WA Greenstreetnot out9     
RO Collingec Cairns b Sowman0     
NJC Smithdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 1 w)14
Total(9 wickets, declared, 59.7 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (RW Smith), 2-59 (Beer), 3-101 (Morrison), 4-142, 5-159, 6-172, 7-198, 8-215, 9-218 (59.7 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns15   2592--
Hawtin12   5232--
Steele10   1330--
Cameron16   3393--
Dryland5   0370--

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Nealb Taylor6     
DIA Cameronc Tindill b Collinge3     
DW Neallbw b Taylor25     
OF Drylandnot out38 211   
*GF Hawtinc Morrison b NJC Smith16     
AT Sowmanb Collinge9     
BL Cairnsrun out1     
AJ Steelerun out21     
+GJ Adamsc BD Smith b NJC Smith4     
RI Thomasb Collinge20     
G Bellnot out0     
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 5 nb)12
Total(9 wickets, declared, 55 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-11, 3-46, 4-69, 5-78 (27.1 ov), 6-81, 7-113, 8-121, 9-148
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge13   4343--
Taylor10   4172--
Greenstreet8   3190--
NJC Smith10   2302--
BD Smith13   3390--
Morrison1   040--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Smithnot out50  7- 
GD Beerc Sowman b Hawtin8     
JFM Morrisonnot out69 6612- 
BD Smithdid not bat      
JV Coneydid not bat      
KT McNamaradid not bat      
*BR Taylordid not bat      
+P Tindilldid not bat      
WA Greenstreetdid not bat      
RO Collingedid not bat      
NJC Smithdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(1 wicket, declared, 19.1 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Beer)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns5   1230--
Hawtin4   1111--
Steele3   1220--
AJ Neal3   0260--
Cameron2   0150--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Nealc Beer b Collinge0     
DIA Cameronnot out70     
DW Nealc McNamara b NJC Smith3     
*GF Hawtinb Coney27     
BL Cairnsc NJC Smith b Taylor23     
AT Sowmanc Tindill b BD Smith20     
AJ Steelec BD Smith b NJC Smith2     
+GJ Adamsc and b BD Smith3     
RI Thomaslbw b Morrison15     
OF Drylandnot out0     
G Belldid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(8 wickets, 40 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (AJ Neal), 2-7 (DW Neal), 3-45 (Hawtin), 4-86 (Cairns), 5-114 (Sowman), 6-143 (Steele), 7-150 (Adams), 8-169 (Thomas)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge2   111--
Taylor5   0221--
Greenstreet4   0110--
NJC Smith8   0332--
BD Smith14   1472--
Coney6   0451--
Morrison1   041--

RW Smith and JFM Morrison added 119 (undefeated) in 66 minutes for the second wicket in the Wellington XI second innings