RESULT
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 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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)
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 Cave64-21180-
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)
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 Atkinson25-100-0-
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)
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 (T: 268 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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-
Extras0
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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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MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
Series
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
Clyde Harris
New Zealand
Terry Pearce
CLOSE OF PLAY
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
MATCH NOTES
General
  • New Zealand's first ever test win in 45 matches and 26 years.
West Indies Innings
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