1st Test, Wellington, Feb 21 - 25 1964, South Africa tour of New Zealand
302 & 218/2d
(76 ov, target 268)253 & 138/6
Match drawn
South Africa 1st INNINGS
Trevor Goddard (c) b Cameron24-90-0-
Eddie Barlow  b Cameron22-6850-
Tony Pithey c Chapple b Motz31-125-0-
Buster Farrer  b Reid30-7250-
Colin Bland c †Ward b Blair40-11150-
John Waite  b Blair30-93-0-
Denis Lindsay  b Cameron27-5860-
Peter van der Merwe  b Motz44-131-0-
David Pithey  b Blair7---0-
Peter Pollock c Dowling b Reid24---0-
Joe Partridge not out 2--00-
Extras(b 9, lb 3, nb 9)21
TOTAL(131.5 Ov, RR: 2.29)302
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Eddie Barlow), 2-56 (Trevor Goddard), 3-97 (Buster Farrer), 4-121 (Tony Pithey), 5-189 (Colin Bland), 6-198 (John Waite), 7-233 (Denis Lindsay), 8-257 (David Pithey), 9-292 (Peter van der Merwe), 10-302 (Peter Pollock)
Dick Motz2536822.72---00
Frank Cameron30135831.93---00
Bob Blair41108632.09---00
John Reid29.5124721.57---00
John Sparling612203.66---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Graham Dowling  b Pollock1-3600-
Graham Gedye lbw b Pollock10-45-0-
Barry Sinclair lbw b DB Pithey44-20550-
John Reid (c)c Barlow b Partridge16---0-
Noel McGregor  b DB Pithey39-201-0-
John Sparling lbw b Pollock49-245-0-
Murray Chapple c Goddard b Partridge59-14060-
Dick Motz c DB Pithey b Pollock2--00-
John Ward  b Pollock5---0-
Bob Blair  b Pollock5---0-
Frank Cameron not out 1--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 5, nb 7)22
TOTAL(152.5 Ov, RR: 1.65)253
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Graham Dowling), 2-17 (Graham Gedye), 3-49 (John Reid), 4-112 (Barry Sinclair), 5-148 (Noel McGregor), 6-234 (Murray Chapple), 7-242 (Dick Motz), 8-243 (John Sparling), 9-252 (John Ward), 10-253 (Bob Blair)
Peter Pollock31.594761.47---00
Joe Partridge45245021.11---00
Trevor Goddard38214201.10---00
Eddie Barlow1103803.45---00
David Pithey24115322.20---00
Colin Bland32100.33---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
Trevor Goddard (c) b Reid40-12840-
Eddie Barlow c †Ward b Cameron92-167140-
Buster Farrer not out 38-8560-
Colin Bland not out 46-4770-
Extras(b 2)2
TOTAL(66 Ov, RR: 3.30)218/2d
Fall of wickets: 1-117 (Trevor Goddard), 2-143 (Eddie Barlow)
Dick Motz1525303.53---00
Frank Cameron1966013.15---00
Bob Blair1104804.36---00
John Reid2185512.61---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (target: 268 runs)
Graham Dowling lbw b Bland32-10031-
Graham Gedye c van der Merwe b Pollock52-22530-
Barry Sinclair  b Bland0--00-
John Reid (c) b Goddard12-30-0-
Noel McGregor lbw b van der Merwe24-9030-
John Sparling c van der Merwe b Pollock1--00-
Murray Chapple not out 0--00-
Dick Motz not out 0--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 7, nb 3, w 1)17
TOTAL(76 Ov, RR: 1.81)138/6
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Graham Dowling), 2-64 (Barry Sinclair), 3-79 (John Reid), 4-134 (Graham Gedye), 5-136 (John Sparling), 6-138 (Noel McGregor)
Peter Pollock1643121.93---00
Joe Partridge1481000.71---00
Trevor Goddard16101110.68---00
Eddie Barlow211306.50---00
David Pithey1433402.42---00
Colin Bland931621.77---00
Peter van der Merwe54611.20---00
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of New Zealand
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 558
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Graham Gedye
Graham Gedye
John Ward
John Ward
New Zealand Image
Douglas Dumbleton
New Zealand Image
WT Martin
Fri, 21 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 233/7 (Peter van der Merwe 11*, David Pithey 0*)
Sat, 22 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 117/4 (Noel McGregor 27*, John Sparling 4*)
Sun, 23 Feb - rest day
Mon, 24 Feb - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 79/0 (Trevor Goddard 30*, Eddie Barlow 47*)
Tue, 25 Feb - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 138/6 (76 ov) - end of match
  • Anti-apartheid demonstrators damaged the pitch but failed to prevent the match starting on time in cold weather and on a very slow surface
  • NZ 1st innings, Pollock took the last four wickets for 10 runs in 18 balls. Best bowling analysis for RSA in NZ
  • RSA 2nd innings, Farrer and Bland added 75 runs in 45 min.
  • NZ needed 268 to win in four hours.