4th Test, Auckland, March 09 - 13, 1956, West Indies tour of New Zealand
255 & 157/9d
(T:268) 145 & 77

New Zealand won by 190 runs

New Zealand 1st Innings
West Indies 1st Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings
West Indies 2nd Innings
Match Details
New Zealand 1st Innings 
Lawrie Miller c Weekes b Valentine47---0-
Noel McGregor c Smith b Dewdney2--00-
Tony MacGibbon  b Smith9-10020-
Don Taylor lbw b Valentine11---0-
John Reid (c)hit wicket b Dewdney84-190110-
John Beck c Sobers b Ramadhin38-12460-
Sammy Guillen run out 6---0-
Murray Chapple c Atkinson b Dewdney3--00-
Don Beard c †Binns b Dewdney31-94-1-
Harry Cave c Smith b Dewdney11---0-
Jack Alabaster not out 1--00-
Extras(b 7, lb 5)12
TOTAL166.5 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)
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 
Hammond Furlonge c †Guillen b Cave64-21180-
Bruce Pairaudeau c MacGibbon b Cave9---0-
Garry Sobers c †Guillen b MacGibbon1--00-
Everton Weekes c †Guillen b MacGibbon5---0-
Collie Smith  b Beard2--00-
Denis Atkinson (c) b Reid28---1-
Alphonso Roberts  b MacGibbon28---0-
Alfie Binns lbw b MacGibbon0--00-
Sonny Ramadhin  b Cave3--00-
Alf Valentine c Taylor b Cave0--00-
Tom Dewdney not out 0--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 1)5
TOTAL78.3 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)
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 
Lawrie Miller c Weekes b Atkinson25-100-0-
Noel McGregor c †Binns b Atkinson5---0-
Tony MacGibbon c Weekes b Atkinson35-7550-
Don Taylor c Valentine b Atkinson16---0-
John Reid (c)c †Binns b Atkinson12---0-
John Beck lbw b Atkinson2--00-
Sammy Guillen st †Binns b Valentine41-4032-
Murray Chapple lbw b Ramadhin1--00-
Don Beard not out 6---0-
Jack Alabaster  b Atkinson5---0-
Harry Cave not out 0--00-
Extras(b 4, lb 5)9
TOTAL80 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)
Tom Dewdney1252201.83---00
Denis Atkinson40215371.32---00
Alf Valentine602914.83---00
Sonny Ramadhin1862611.44---00
Collie Smith401804.50---00
West Indies 2nd Innings (T: 268 runs)
Hammond Furlonge c MacGibbon b Beard3--00-
Bruce Pairaudeau  b Cave3--00-
Denis Atkinson (c)c Chapple b Cave10---0-
Everton Weekes c McGregor b Alabaster31-8770-
Collie Smith  b Cave022000.00
Garry Sobers run out 1--00-
Alphonso Roberts  b Beard0--00-
Alfie Binns  b Alabaster20-65-0-
Sonny Ramadhin c Miller b Beard0--00-
Alf Valentine st †Guillen b Cave5---0-
Tom Dewdney not out 4---0-
TOTAL45.1 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)
Tony MacGibbon611602.66---00
Harry Cave13.192141.59---00
John Reid621402.33---00
Don Beard1572231.46---00
Jack Alabaster54420.80---00
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Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
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
New Zealand
Clyde Harris
New Zealand
Terry Pearce
Fri, 09 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 203/6 (John Reid 82*)
Sat, 10 Mar - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 96/5 (Hammond Furlonge 48*, Alphonso Roberts 1*)
Sun, 11 Mar - rest day
Mon, 12 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 61/2 (Tony MacGibbon 30*)
Tue, 13 Mar - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 77 (45.1 ov) - end of match
  • New Zealand's first ever test win in 45 matches and 26 years.
West Indies Innings
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