result
4th Test, Auckland, Mar 8 - 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
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Lawrie Miller c Weekes b Valentine47---00.00
Noel McGregor c Smith b Dewdney2--000.00
Tony MacGibbon  b Smith9-100200.00
Don Taylor lbw b Valentine11---00.00
John Reid (c)hit wicket b Dewdney84-1901100.00
John Beck c Sobers b Ramadhin38-124600.00
Sammy Guillen run out 6---00.00
Murray Chapple c Atkinson b Dewdney3--000.00
Don Beard c †Binns b Dewdney31-94-10.00
Harry Cave c Smith b Dewdney11---00.00
Jack Alabaster not out 1--000.00
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
Tom Dewdney19.5112151.05---00
Denis Atkinson32144501.40---00
Alf Valentine41204621.12---00
Sonny Ramadhin2384111.78---00
Collie Smith31195511.77---00
Garry Sobers2073501.75---00
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Hammond Furlonge c †Guillen b Cave64-211800.00
Bruce Pairaudeau c MacGibbon b Cave9---00.00
Garry Sobers c †Guillen b MacGibbon1--000.00
Everton Weekes c †Guillen b MacGibbon5---00.00
Collie Smith  b Beard2--000.00
Denis Atkinson (c) b Reid28---10.00
Alphonso Roberts  b MacGibbon28---00.00
Alfie Binns lbw b MacGibbon0--000.00
Sonny Ramadhin  b Cave3--000.00
Alf Valentine c Taylor b Cave0--000.00
Tom Dewdney not out 0--000.00
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 (Garry Sobers), 3-46 (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
Tony MacGibbon2154442.09---00
Harry Cave27.3172240.80---00
John Reid1854812.66---00
Don Beard942012.22---00
Jack Alabaster31602.00---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Lawrie Miller c Weekes b Atkinson25-100-00.00
Noel McGregor c †Binns b Atkinson5---00.00
Tony MacGibbon c Weekes b Atkinson35-75500.00
Don Taylor c Valentine b Atkinson16---00.00
John Reid (c)c †Binns b Atkinson12---00.00
John Beck lbw b Atkinson2--000.00
Sammy Guillen st †Binns b Valentine41-40320.00
Murray Chapple lbw b Ramadhin1--000.00
Don Beard not out 6---00.00
Jack Alabaster  b Atkinson5---00.00
Harry Cave not out 0--000.00
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
Tom Dewdney1252201.83---00
Denis Atkinson40215371.32---00
Alf Valentine602914.83---00
Sonny Ramadhin1862611.44---00
Collie Smith401804.50---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (target: 268 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Hammond Furlonge c MacGibbon b Beard3--000.00
Bruce Pairaudeau  b Cave3--000.00
Denis Atkinson (c)c Chapple b Cave10---00.00
Everton Weekes c McGregor b Alabaster31-87700.00
Collie Smith  b Cave022000.00
Garry Sobers run out 1--000.00
Alphonso Roberts  b Beard0--000.00
Alfie Binns  b Alabaster20-65-00.00
Sonny Ramadhin c Miller b Beard0--000.00
Alf Valentine st †Guillen b Cave5---00.00
Tom Dewdney not out 4---00.00
Extras0
TOTAL(45.1 Ov, RR: 1.70)77
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Bruce Pairaudeau), 2-16 (Hammond Furlonge), 3-16 (Denis Atkinson), 4-16 (Collie Smith), 5-18 (Garry Sobers), 6-22 (Alphonso Roberts), 7-68 (Everton Weekes), 8-68 (Sonny Ramadhin), 9-68 (Alfie Binns), 10-77 (Alf Valentine)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tony MacGibbon611602.66---00
Harry Cave13.192141.59---00
John Reid621402.33---00
Don Beard1572231.46---00
Jack Alabaster54420.80---00
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of New Zealand
Season1955/56
Series resultWest Indies won the 4-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 424
Match daysday(4-day match)
Test debut
Alphonso Roberts
Alphonso Roberts
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Clyde Harris
New Zealand Image
Terry Pearce
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 09 Mar - day 1 -New Zealand 1st innings 203/6 (John Reid 82*, null ov)
Sat, 10 Mar - day 2 -West Indies 1st innings 96/5 (Hammond Furlonge 48*, Alphonso Roberts 1*, null ov)
Sun, 11 Mar - rest day
Mon, 12 Mar - day 3 -New Zealand 2nd innings 61/2 (Tony MacGibbon 30*, null ov)
Tue, 13 Mar - day 4 -West Indies 2nd innings 77/10 (45.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • New Zealand's first ever test win in 45 matches and 26 years.