Marlborough v West Coast (South Island)
Other matches in New Zealand 1976/77
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 19th, 20th March 1977 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarlborough won by an innings and 133 runs
Close of play day 1

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Catleyb Squire13     
GR Nealc Schafer b Squire66  12- 
AJ Hillc and b Squire36  22 
*DW Nealb Squire0  -- 
CR Andersonc Hooper b Squire46  5- 
+JR Bowersc Hooper b Schafer40  6- 
DB Schroderc Thornley b Hooper13     
DC Aberhartc Harrison b Jones47  41 
AT Sowmanc Pasfield b Jones7     
RI Thomasc Campbell b Squire51  91 
G Davisnot out11     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 71.7 overs)335
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Catley), 2-103 (Hill), 3-103 (DW Neal), 4-128 (GR Neal), 5-199 (Bowers), 6-203 (Anderson), 7-245 (Schroder), 8-270 (Sowman), 9-277 (Aberhart), 10-335 (Thomas, 71.7 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Campbell12   2710--
Jones5   0352--
Schafer20   4591--
Hooper2   0221--
Pasfield4   0330--

West Coast (South Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Harrisonlbw b Thomas6     
WA Leachb Thomas7     
MJ Hooperc DW Neal b Davis1     
*LJ Trowbridgeb Davis0     
AJ Schaferb Davis4     
KR Squirec Sowman b Thomas0     
MW Jacobsb Thomas5     
TDP Pasfieldc Hill b Davis13     
G Thornleyc Bowers b Davis3     
PA Campbellc Bowers b Davis2     
MB Jonesnot out1     
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 15.7 overs)47
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-19, 3-19, 4-21, 5-21, 6-23, 7-32, 8-42, 9-47, 10-47 (15.7 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomas7   1104--
Sowman1   100--

West Coast (South Island) second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hooperb Aberhart32  5- 
MW Jacobsc DW Neal b Thomas4     
R Harrisonc Bowers b Thomas8     
KR Squireb Aberhart11     
WA Leachc Thomas b Sowman5     
AJ Schaferc Thomas b Sowman38  5- 
*LJ Trowbridgeb Davis36  6- 
TDP Pasfieldb Davis7     
G Thornleynot out6     
PA Campbellb DW Neal0     
MB Jonesc Thomas b Hill4     
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb)4
Total(all out, 38.3 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Jacobs), 2-27 (Harrison), 3-56, 4-56, 5-72, 6-132, 7-144, 8-145, 9-146, 10-155 (38.3 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davis10   2392--
Thomas6   0192--
Aberhart6   0282--
Sowman11   2392--
DW Neal2   051--

Marlborough retained the Newman Shield