Marlborough v Wellington
Other matches in New Zealand 1977/78
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 30th, 31st October 1977 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Umpires[unknown], EWE Clifford
Close of play day 1Wellington (1) 39/1 (Kean 16*, Morrison 12*; 16 overs)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Catleyc Cederwall b Walter44     
GR Nealb Green8     
+JR Bowersc Wanden b Cederwall4     
*AJ Hillc Wanden b Coney62     
CR Andersonrun out25     
JJ Cunliffeb Morrison27     
RI Thomasc Coney b Walter4     
AT Sowmannot out31     
RL Thomasc Borman b Cederwall9     
GK MacDonaldb Walter0     
GM MacDonaldnot out2     
Total(9 wickets, declared, 60 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Neal), 2-28 (Bowers), 3-78 (Catley), 4-130 (Hill), 5-173 (Anderson), 6-178 (RI Thomas), 7-180 (Cunliffe), 8-214 (RL Thomas), 9-215 (GK MacDonald)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Green10   3231--
Cederwall17   2652--
Genever6   0380--
Morrison7   3211--
Walter16   5513--
Coney4   1181--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GJ Robertsc Bowers b RI Thomas10     
RJ Keanb GM MacDonald49     
JFM Morrisonnot out71     
*JV Coneynot out1     
GS Allendid not bat      
BW Cederwalldid not bat      
BPW Wandendid not bat      
IM Walterdid not bat      
+GB Bormandid not bat      
DM Greendid not bat      
JA Geneverdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, declared, 34 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Roberts), 2-? (Kean)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RI Thomas9   2391--
RL Thomas7   0290--
GM MacDonald11   1511--
GK MacDonald7   3120--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GR Nealb Genever38     
MD Catleyc Coney b Green1     
*AJ Hillc Cederwall b Genever88     
RI Thomasnot out7     
+JR Bowersdid not bat      
CR Andersondid not bat      
JJ Cunliffedid not bat      
AT Sowmandid not bat      
RL Thomasdid not bat      
GK MacDonalddid not bat      
GM MacDonalddid not bat      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, declared, 22.4 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Catley), 2-71 (Neal), 3-140 (Hill, 22.4 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Green3   1101--
Cederwall4   1220--
Walter1   080--
Coney7   0610--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GJ Robertslbw b Sowman8     
RJ Keanc Bowers b RI Thomas6     
*JV Coneyc and b RI Thomas28     
GS Allenb RI Thomas12     
JFM Morrisonc RL Thomas b RI Thomas28     
BW Cederwallc GK MacDonald b RI Thomas32     
BPW Wandennot out11     
IM Walternot out1     
+GB Bormandid not bat      
DM Greendid not bat      
JA Geneverdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(6 wickets, 33 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-17, 3-34, 4-62, 5-93, 6-127
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RI Thomas15   3715--
RL Thomas2   130--
Sowman14   2521--
GK MacDonald2   200--

Wellington XI were given 150 minutes to score 234 for the outright win