Marlborough v Wellington
Other matches in New Zealand 1979/80
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 28th, 29th October 1979 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DIA Cameronc Coney b Nelson1     
JJ MacDonaldlbw b Cater2     
ML Adamsb Nelson12     
JJ Cunliffec Nelson b Cater0     
RI Thomasc and b Gray19     
AJ Marfellb Gray10     
*DC Aberhartc Reid b Taylor3     
+GJ Adamsnot out9     
GK MacDonaldc Borman b Taylor1     
RL Thomaslbw b Cater8     
M Murphyc Morrison b Gray13     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 37.5 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Cameron), 2-7 (JJ MacDonald), 3-11 (Cunliffe), 4-21 (ML Adams), 5-39 (RI Thomas), 6-46 (Aberhart), 7-50 (Marfell), 8-51 (GK MacDonald), 9-65 (RL Thomas), 10-82 (Murphy, 37.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nelson8   0192--
Cater8   383--
Taylor5   2102--
Anderson5   1210--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AM Wilsonlbw b Aberhart15     
RH Vancec [unknown] b RL Thomas114  7- 
RB Reidc JJ MacDonald b Aberhart17     
JV Coneyc RL Thomas b Aberhart0     
EJ Grayb Aberhart48     
*JFM Morrisonnot out10     
+GB Bormanb Aberhart0     
J Andersonnot out2     
BR Taylordid not bat      
SB Caterdid not bat      
BJ Nelsondid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 76 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Wilson), 2-81 (Reid), 3-87 (Coney), 4-203 (Vance), 5-207 (Gray), 6-209 (Borman)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Murphy9   1340--
RL Thomas18   3521--
Aberhart25   11415--
GK MacDonald20   3550--
RI Thomas4   0240--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DIA Cameronc Taylor b Anderson1     
JJ MacDonaldb Coney34     
ML Adamsc Borman b Nelson7     
JJ Cunliffeb Nelson0     
RI Thomasc Borman b Taylor32     
AJ Marfellc Coney b Gray14     
*DC Aberhartb Taylor22     
+GJ Adamsc Coney b Gray2     
GK MacDonaldlbw b Gray44     
RL Thomasc Coney b Gray14     
M Murphynot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 59.3 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Cameron), 2-18 (ML Adams), 3-22 (Cunliffe), 4-62 (RI Thomas), 5-87 (JJ MacDonald), 6-92 (Marfell), 7-94 (GJ Adams), 8-142 (Aberhart), 9-168 (GK MacDonald), 10-173 (RL Thomas, 59.3 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nelson12   2392--
Anderson6   2151--
Taylor9   2242--
Coney8   1151--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AM Wilsonc and b RL Thomas7     
JV Coneyc JJ MacDonald b RL Thomas8     
BR Taylorc Cameron b RL Thomas3     
RB Reidb Aberhart0     
*JFM Morrisonc RI Thomas b RL Thomas2     
EJ Graynot out8     
RH Vancenot out1     
+GB Bormandid not bat      
J Andersondid not bat      
SB Caterdid not bat      
BJ Nelsondid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, 6 overs)29
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Wilson), 2-18 (Taylor), 3-18 (Coney), 4-20 (Reid), 5-24 (Morrison)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aberhart3   0181--
RL Thomas3   0114--

RH Vance and EJ Gray added 116 for the fourth wicket in the Wellington XI first innings
In the Wellington XI first innings RH Vance was caught by Adams but it is not known which Adams took the catch
Wellington XI had 30 minutes to score 38 for the outright win