result
1st Test, Dunedin, Mar 11 - 16 1955, England tour of New Zealand
125 & 132
(15.2 ov, target 49)209/8d & 49/2
England won by 8 wickets
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Rabone (c)st †Evans b Wardle18-18020-
Murray Chapple  b Statham0-2500-
Bert Sutcliffe c Statham b Bailey74-26753-
John Reid  b Statham4-310-
Noel McGregor  b Tyson2-2700-
Les Watt  b Tyson0-600-
Harry Cave  b Tyson1-1800-
Alex Moir  b Statham7-1110-
Bob Blair  b Statham0-900-
Tony MacGibbon c †Evans b Bailey7-1510-
Ian Colquhoun not out 0-700-
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
Frank Tyson1972331.21---00
Brian Statham1792441.41---00
Trevor Bailey12.261921.54---00
Johnny Wardle26153111.19---00
Bob Appleyard731602.28---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton (c)c †Colquhoun b Reid11-5020-
Tom Graveney  b Cave41-8370-
Peter May  b MacGibbon10-7010-
Colin Cowdrey lbw b Reid42-8860-
Reg Simpson  b Cave21-5821-
Trevor Bailey lbw b Reid0-300-
Godfrey Evans  b Reid0-900-
Johnny Wardle not out 32-10230-
Frank Tyson c McGregor b MacGibbon16-9020-
Bob Appleyard not out 0-300-
Extras(b 13, lb 17, nb 6)36
TOTAL(92.5 Ov, RR: 2.25)209/8d
Did not bat: Brian Statham 
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (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
Bob Blair812903.62---00
Tony MacGibbon24.5113921.57---00
John Reid27113641.33---00
Harry Cave24152721.12---00
Alex Moir914204.66---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Rabone (c)lbw b Wardle7-4100-
Bert Sutcliffe run out 35-9141-
Murray Chapple  b Statham20-6111-
John Reid  b Tyson28-9031-
Noel McGregor c Cowdrey b Appleyard8-2510-
Les Watt  b Appleyard2-1100-
Harry Cave  b Tyson1-800-
Tony MacGibbon  b Tyson0-100-
Alex Moir lbw b Tyson10-1520-
Bob Blair  b Wardle3-1400-
Ian Colquhoun not out 1-500-
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
Frank Tyson1261641.33---00
Brian Statham1553012.00---00
Trevor Bailey84901.12---00
Johnny Wardle14.344122.82---00
Bob Appleyard721922.71---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 49 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton (c)c †Colquhoun b Blair3-1700-
Tom Graveney not out 32-5050-
Peter May  b MacGibbon13-2520-
Colin Cowdrey not out 0-400-
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(15.2 Ov, RR: 3.19)49/2
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Leonard Hutton), 2-47 (Peter May)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Blair402015.00---00
Tony MacGibbon7.221612.18---00
John Reid421203.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Carisbrook, Dunedin
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Season1954/55
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 401
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Ian Colquhoun
Ian Colquhoun
Les Watt
Les Watt
Noel McGregor
Noel McGregor
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Robin Currie
New Zealand Image
Stanley Tomkinson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 11 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 125
Sat, 12 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 209/8 (Johnny Wardle 32*, Bob 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