Result
4th Test, Auckland, Mar 9-13 1956, West Indies tour of New Zealand
255 & 157/9d
(45.1 ov, target 268)
145 & 77
New Zealand won by 190 runs
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LSM Miller c Weekes b Valentine47---0-
SN McGregor c Smith b Dewdney2--00-
AR MacGibbon  b Smith9-10020-
DD Taylor lbw b Valentine11---0-
JR Reid (c)hit wicket b Dewdney84-190110-
JEF Beck c Sobers b Ramadhin38-12460-
SC Guillen run out6---0-
ME Chapple c Atkinson b Dewdney3--00-
DD Beard c †Binns b Dewdney31-94-1-
HB Cave c Smith b Dewdney11---0-
JC Alabaster not out1--00-
Extras(b 7, lb 5)12
TOTAL(166.5 Ov, RR: 1.52)255
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Noel McGregor), 2-45 (Tony MacGibbon), 3-66 (Don Taylor), 4-87 (Lawrie Miller), 5-191 (John Beck), 6-203 (Sammy Guillen), 7-205 (John Reid), 8-210 (Murray Chapple), 9-250 (Harry Cave), 10-255 (Don Beard)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DT Dewdney19.5112151.0500
DS Atkinson32144501.4000
AL Valentine41204621.1200
S Ramadhin2384111.7800
OG Smith31195511.7700
GS Sobers2073501.7500
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HA Furlonge c †Guillen b Cave64-21180-
BH Pairaudeau c MacGibbon b Cave9---0-
GS Sobers c †Guillen b MacGibbon1--00-
ED Weekes c †Guillen b MacGibbon5---0-
OG Smith  b Beard2--00-
DS Atkinson (c) b Reid28---1-
AT Roberts  b MacGibbon28---0-
AP Binns lbw b MacGibbon0--00-
S Ramadhin  b Cave3--00-
AL Valentine c Taylor b Cave0--00-
DT Dewdney not out0--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 1)5
TOTAL(78.3 Ov, RR: 1.84)145
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Bruce Pairaudeau), 2-32 (Sir Garry Sobers), 3-46 (Sir Everton Weekes), 4-59 (Collie Smith), 5-94 (Denis Atkinson), 6-139 (Hammond Furlonge), 7-140 (Alfie Binns), 8-145 (Sonny Ramadhin), 9-145 (Alphonso Roberts), 10-145 (Alf Valentine)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AR MacGibbon2154442.0900
HB Cave27.3172240.8000
JR Reid1854812.6600
DD Beard942012.2200
JC Alabaster31602.0000
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LSM Miller c Weekes b Atkinson25-100-0-
SN McGregor c †Binns b Atkinson5---0-
AR MacGibbon c Weekes b Atkinson35-7550-
DD Taylor c Valentine b Atkinson16---0-
JR Reid (c)c †Binns b Atkinson12---0-
JEF Beck lbw b Atkinson2--00-
SC Guillen st †Binns b Valentine41-4032-
ME Chapple lbw b Ramadhin1--00-
DD Beard not out6---0-
JC Alabaster  b Atkinson5---0-
HB Cave not out0--00-
Extras(b 4, lb 5)9
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 1.96)157/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Noel McGregor), 2-61 (Lawrie Miller), 3-66 (Tony MacGibbon), 4-91 (Don Taylor), 5-100 (John Beck), 6-102 (John Reid), 7-109 (Murray Chapple), 8-146 (Sammy Guillen), 9-155 (Jack Alabaster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DT Dewdney1252201.8300
DS Atkinson40215371.3200
AL Valentine602914.8300
S Ramadhin1862611.4400
OG Smith401804.5000
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 268 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HA Furlonge c MacGibbon b Beard3--00-
BH Pairaudeau  b Cave3--00-
DS Atkinson (c)c Chapple b Cave10---0-
ED Weekes c McGregor b Alabaster31-8770-
OG Smith  b Cave022000.00
GS Sobers run out1--00-
AT Roberts  b Beard0--00-
AP Binns  b Alabaster20-65-0-
S Ramadhin c Miller b Beard0--00-
AL Valentine st †Guillen b Cave5---0-
DT Dewdney not out4---0-
Extras(null)0
TOTAL(45.1 Ov, RR: 1.7)77
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Bruce Pairaudeau), 2-16 (Hammond Furlonge), 3-16 (Denis Atkinson), 4-16 (Collie Smith), 5-18 (Sir Garry Sobers), 6-22 (Alphonso Roberts), 7-68 (Sir Everton Weekes), 8-68 (Sonny Ramadhin), 9-68 (Alfie Binns), 10-77 (Alf Valentine)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AR MacGibbon611602.6600
HB Cave13.192141.5900
JR Reid621402.3300
DD Beard1572231.4600
JC Alabaster54420.8000
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of New Zealand
Series resultWest Indies won the 4-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 424
Season1955/56
Match days9,10,12,13 March 1956 (4-day match)
Test debut
Alphonso Roberts
Umpires
Clyde Harris
Terry Pearce
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 09 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 203/6 (JR Reid 82*)
Sat, 10 Mar - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 96/5 (HA Furlonge 48*, AT Roberts 1*)
Sun, 11 Mar - rest day
Mon, 12 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 61/2 (AR MacGibbon 30*)
Tue, 13 Mar - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 77 (45.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • New Zealand's first ever test win in 45 matches and 26 years.