Marlborough v Wellington
Other matches in New Zealand 1978/79
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 29th, 30th October 1978 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarlborough won by 4 wickets
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 123/6 (Cunliffe 42*, GK MacDonald 1*; 34 overs)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RH Vanceb Aberhart24     
GS Allenlbw b Thomas69  11- 
*JFM Morrisonb Thomas29     
JV Coneyc Aberhart b GK MacDonald20     
RJ Keanc and b GK MacDonald0     
KA Atkinsonb Thomas2     
EJ Graynot out19     
BW Cederwallnot out53     
BR Taylordid not bat      
DM Greendid not bat      
PJ Petherickdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 nb)4
Total(6 wickets, declared, 47.5 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Vance), 2-99 (Morrison), 3-141, 4-145, 5-145, 6-152
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cresswell9   1490--
Thomas15   3593--
GK MacDonald15   4322--
Hogg2   0200--

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DIA Cameronb Petherick12     
+AF Pondb Taylor0     
ML Adamsc Gray b Green6     
*AJ Hillc Allen b Petherick21     
JJ MacDonaldb Gray1     
JJ Cunliffenot out52     
DC Aberhartc Vance b Taylor44     
GK MacDonaldc Taylor b Petherick17     
RL Thomasc Allen b Gray4     
WN Cresswelldid not bat      
TF Hoggdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(8 wickets, declared, 45.5 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Pond), 2-11, 3-27, 4-40, 5-46, 6-120, 7-157, 8-165 (45.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Green6   1201--
Taylor15   1742--
Petherick11   5313--
Coney2   0100--
Cederwall2   120--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RH Vancec Pond b Cresswell6     
RJ Keanlbw b Aberhart11     
BR Taylorc Cresswell b GK MacDonald22     
KA Atkinsonc Aberhart b GK MacDonald29     
DM Greenc Adams b GK MacDonald20     
GS Allennot out3     
*JFM Morrisondid not bat      
JV Coneydid not bat      
EJ Graydid not bat      
BW Cederwalldid not bat      
PJ Petherickdid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, declared, 19.6 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-19, 3-48, 4-82, 5-94 (19.6 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aberhart8   3251--
Cresswell5   0171--
GK MacDonald4.60283--
Thomas2   0210--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DIA Cameronrun out14     
JJ MacDonaldc Kean b Petherick33     
ML Adamsb Petherick13     
*AJ Hillc Taylor b Petherick34     
JJ Cunlifferun out (Vance)5     
DC Aberhartnot out28     
GK MacDonaldb Petherick17     
RL Thomasnot out1     
+AF Ponddid not bat      
WN Cresswelldid not bat      
TF Hoggdid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 35.6 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Cameron), 2-58 (Adams), 3-85 (JJ MacDonald), 4-98 (Hill), 5-104 (Cunliffe), 6-144 (GK MacDonald)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Green2   0130--
Cederwall5   0140--
Gray16   6540--

Marlborough were given 140 minutes to score 150 for the outright win and reached their target in the final over with DC Aberhart hitting a six off the third to last ball