Result
1st Test, England tour of New Zealand at Dunedin, Mar 11-16 1955
125 & 132
(15.2 ov, target 49)
209/8d & 49/2
England won by 8 wickets
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GO Rabone (c)st †Evans b Wardle18-18020-
ME Chapple  b Statham0-2500-
B Sutcliffe c Statham b Bailey74-26753-
JR Reid  b Statham4-310-
SN McGregor  b Tyson2-2700-
L Watt  b Tyson0-600-
HB Cave  b Tyson1-1800-
AM Moir  b Statham7-1110-
RW Blair  b Statham0-900-
AR MacGibbon c †Evans b Bailey7-1510-
IA Colquhoun not out0-700-
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 3)12
TOTAL(81.2 Ov, RR: 1.53)125
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Murray Chapple), 2-63 (Geoff Rabone), 3-68 (John Reid), 4-72 (Noel McGregor), 5-76 (Les Watt), 6-86 (Harry Cave), 7-103 (Alex Moir), 8-113 (Bob Blair), 9-122 (Tony MacGibbon), 10-125 (Bert Sutcliffe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FH Tyson1972331.2100
JB Statham1792441.4100
TE Bailey12.261921.5400
JH Wardle26153111.1900
R Appleyard731602.2800
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton (c)c †Colquhoun b Reid11-5020-
TW Graveney  b Cave41-8370-
PBH May  b MacGibbon10-7010-
MC Cowdrey lbw b Reid42-8860-
RT Simpson  b Cave21-5821-
TE Bailey lbw b Reid0-300-
TG Evans  b Reid0-900-
JH Wardle not out32-10230-
FH Tyson c McGregor b MacGibbon16-9020-
R Appleyard not out0-300-
Extras(b 13, lb 17, nb 6)36
TOTAL(92.5 Ov, RR: 2.25)209/8d
Did not bat: JB Statham 
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-71 (Tom Graveney), 3-101 (Peter May), 4-150 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-152 (Trevor Bailey), 6-152 (Reg Simpson), 7-156 (Godfrey Evans), 8-208 (Frank Tyson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RW Blair812903.6200
AR MacGibbon24.5113921.5700
JR Reid27113641.3300
HB Cave24152721.1200
AM Moir914204.6600
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GO Rabone (c)lbw b Wardle7-4100-
B Sutcliffe run out35-9141-
ME Chapple  b Statham20-6111-
JR Reid  b Tyson28-9031-
SN McGregor c Cowdrey b Appleyard8-2510-
L Watt  b Appleyard2-1100-
HB Cave  b Tyson1-800-
AR MacGibbon  b Tyson0-100-
AM Moir lbw b Tyson10-1520-
RW Blair  b Wardle3-1400-
IA Colquhoun not out1-500-
Extras(b 7, lb 10)17
TOTAL(56.3 Ov, RR: 2.33)132
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Geoff Rabone), 2-68 (Bert Sutcliffe), 3-75 (Murray Chapple), 4-96 (Noel McGregor), 5-98 (Les Watt), 6-103 (Harry Cave), 7-103 (Tony MacGibbon), 8-123 (Alex Moir), 9-126 (John Reid), 10-132 (Bob Blair)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FH Tyson1261641.3300
JB Statham1553012.0000
TE Bailey84901.1200
JH Wardle14.344122.8200
R Appleyard721922.7100
England 2nd Innings (target: 49 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton (c)c †Colquhoun b Blair3-1700-
TW Graveney not out32-5050-
PBH May  b MacGibbon13-2520-
MC Cowdrey not out0-400-
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(15.2 Ov, RR: 3.19)49/2
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-47 (Peter May)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RW Blair402015.0000
AR MacGibbon7.221612.1800
JR Reid421203.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Carisbrook, Dunedin
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 401
Season1954/55
Match days11,12,14,15,16 March 1955 (5-day match)
Test debut
Noel McGregor
Les Watt
Ian Colquhoun
Umpires
Stanley Tomkinson
Robin Currie
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 11 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 125
Sat, 12 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 209/8 (JH Wardle 32*, R Appleyard 0*)
Sun, 13 Mar - rest day
Mon, 14 Mar - day 3 - no play
Tue, 15 Mar - day 4 - no play
Wed, 16 Mar - day 5 - England 2nd innings 49/2 (15.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - England 2nd innings 49/2 (15.2 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - no play
Day 3
  • day 3 - no play
Day 2
  • day 2 - England 1st innings 209/8 (JH Wardle 32*, R Appleyard 0*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 125