New Zealand v West Indies
West Indies in New Zealand and Fiji 1955/56 (3rd Test)
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th March 1956 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indies won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indies won by 9 wickets
UmpiresLG Clark, WJC Gwynne
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 361/6 (Weekes 145*, Ramadhin 5*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (1) 140/6 (Beck 29*, Guillen 19*)
Close of play day 3New Zealand (2) 141/5 (Taylor 38*, Barber 5*)

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BH Pairaudeauc MacGibbon b Cave68 1737-  
GS Sobersc Barber b Reid27      
JDC Goddardc Beard b MacGibbon16      
ED Weekesc Guillen b Cave156 21119-  
OG Smithlbw b MacGibbon1      
*DS Atkinsonrun out60 909-  
+AP Binnslbw b Beard27      
S Ramadhinc Beard b Reid15      
FM Kingnot out13      
DT Dewdneyrun out2      
AL Valentinec McGregor b Reid2      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 5 nb)17
Total(all out, 135.5 overs)404
Fall of wickets:
1-72 (Sobers), 2-117 (Pairaudeau), 3-117 (Goddard), 4-119 (Smith), 5-239 (Atkinson), 6-345 (Binns), 7-387 (Ramadhin), 8-387 (Weekes), 9-391 (Dewdney), 10-404 (Valentine, 135.5 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon24   4752--
Cave37   10962--
Beard34   9901--
Sinclair8   0410--

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerc and b King16      
SN McGregorc Weekes b Smith5      
AR MacGibbonc Goddard b Valentine3      
DD Taylorrun out43 149 -  
*JR Reidb Ramadhin1      
JEF Becklbw b Sobers55 2794-  
RT Barberb Ramadhin12      
+SC Guillenb Smith36 83 -  
DD Beardnot out17      
HB Caveb Atkinson0      
IM Sinclairlbw b Atkinson0      
Extras(11 b, 9 lb)20
Total(all out, 140 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (McGregor), 2-23 (Miller), 3-27 (MacGibbon), 4-28 (Reid), 5-104 (Taylor), 6-116 (Barber), 7-176 (Guillen), 8-205 (Beck), 9-208 (Cave), 10-208 (Sinclair, 140 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dewdney11   3260--
Smith29   15272--
Ramadhin30   11632--
Valentine35   20311--
Sobers14   1131--

New Zealand second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerc Binns b Dewdney7      
SN McGregorc Binns b Atkinson41 128 -  
AR MacGibbonb Atkinson36 964-  
DD Taylorc Pairaudeau b Atkinson77 15591  
*JR Reidb Atkinson5      
JEF Beckb Smith6      
RT Barberc Goddard b Ramadhin5      
+SC Guillenc Goddard b Dewdney0      
DD Beardc Binns b Atkinson5      
HB Cavec and b Sobers5      
IM Sinclairnot out18  4-  
Extras(2 b, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 106.5 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Miller), 2-82 (MacGibbon), 3-93 (McGregor), 4-99 (Reid), 5-121 (Beck), 6-141 (Barber), 7-142 (Guillen), 8-180 (Beard), 9-185 (Taylor), 10-208 (Cave, 106.5 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dewdney17   3542--
Atkinson31   12665--
Smith14   7231--
Ramadhin21   10331--
Valentine15   9180--

West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BH Pairaudeauc Sinclair b MacGibbon8      
+AP Binnsnot out5      
JDC Goddardnot out0  --  
GS Sobersdid not bat      
ED Weekesdid not bat      
OG Smithdid not bat      
*DS Atkinsondid not bat      
S Ramadhindid not bat      
FM Kingdid not bat      
DT Dewdneydid not bat      
AL Valentinedid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 5.2 overs)13
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Pairaudeau)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon3   161--

--> ED Weekes (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 105
--> DS Atkinson (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> AP Binns (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in Test matches
--> DD Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Test matches
--> RT Barber made his debut in Test matches
--> DD Taylor (2) passed his previous highest score of 43 in Test matches
--> RT Barber made his last appearance in Test matches
--> IM Sinclair made his last appearance in Test matches
--> FM King made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RT Barber made his debut for New Zealand in first-class matches





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