Auckland B v Canterbury B
Other matches in New Zealand 1979/80
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 27th, 28th, 29th December 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury B won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Auckland B (1) 202 all out
Close of play day 2Canterbury B (1) 143/7 (Bateman 25*; 50.3 overs)

Auckland B first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJ Haydonlbw b Bateman61  82 
PG Wightmanc and b Cummins6     
JS Joycerun out0  -- 
MD Halidayc Cummins b Rule34     
LJ Rewcastlelbw b Eddington8     
AJ Huntc Collins b Eddington20     
ATR Hellabyc Collins b Eddington22     
*MWW Selveyc Rule b Eddington13     
AR Taylorc Collins b Eddington2  -- 
+CL Wallacenot out9     
SJ Watsonb Masefield2  -- 
Extras(3 b, 9 lb, 9 nb, 4 w)25
Total(all out, 89.4 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Wightman), 2-19 (Joyce), 3-94 (Haliday), 4-116, 5-128, 6-168, 7-187, 8-190, 9-193, 10-202 (89.4 ov)
Canterbury B bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rule17   5461--
Cummins12   3371--
Bateman19   9251--
Dempsey7   3100--
Eddington15   6205--

Canterbury B first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RP Joneslbw b Selvey8     
PJ Rattrayc Rewcastle b Taylor21     
TJ Murdochlbw b Selvey0  -- 
*DA Dempseylbw b Taylor20     
JW Daviesc Wallace b Rewcastle35     
+KI Collinsc Wallace b Rewcastle10     
WL Eddingtonb Selvey11     
SN Batemanc Wightman b Watson44  51 
RV Masefield hit wkt b Selvey22     
GI Cumminsnot out4     
BJ Ruleb Selvey0  -- 
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 65 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Jones), 2-25 (Murdoch), 3-46 (Rattray), 4-64 (Dempsey), 5-79 (Collins), 6-95 (Eddington), 7-143 (Davies, 50.3 ov), 8-185, 9-190, 10-191 (65 ov)
Auckland B bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey20   8555--
Watson23   5501--
Taylor9   1382--
Rewcastle13   5322--

Auckland B second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Wightmanb Masefield23     
PJ Haydonc Collins b Bateman1  -- 
JS Joycec Dempsey b Cummins29     
MD Halidayc Masefield b Rule33     
LJ Rewcastlec Rule b Dempsey53  51 
AR Taylornot out18     
ATR Hellabynot out5     
AJ Huntdid not bat      
*MWW Selveydid not bat      
+CL Wallacedid not bat      
SJ Watsondid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(5 wickets, declared, 58 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Haydon), 2-52, 3-60, 4-146, 5-161
Canterbury B bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rule7   4101--
Bateman7   3101--
Masefield22   8691--
Eddington6   2220--
Cummins13   3291--
Dempsey3   0221--

Canterbury B second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RP Jonesb Rewcastle13     
PJ Rattraylbw b Selvey38   2 
*DA Dempseyc Wightman b Rewcastle2  -- 
WL Eddingtonb Rewcastle0  -- 
JW Daviesc Wightman b Hunt20     
TJ Murdochnot out17     
SN Batemannot out8     
+KI Collinsdid not bat      
RV Masefielddid not bat      
GI Cumminsdid not bat      
BJ Ruledid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, 45 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Jones), 2-52, 3-53, 4-56, 5-85
Auckland B bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey7   1151--
Watson3   0110--
Rewcastle20   4403--
Hunt15   4321--

Rain delayed the start of the match by 100 minutes on the first day
PJ Haydon and MD Haliday added 75 in 74 minutes for the fourth wicket in the Auckland B first innings
Rain again interrupted play on the second day with only 50.3 overs being bowled