Canterbury v Wellington
Other First-Class matches in New Zealand 1920/21
VenueHagley Oval, Christchurch on 25th, 27th, 28th December 1920 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by 71 runs
UmpiresRDW Barry, A Dey
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 55/3 (Brosnahan 18*, Hayes 0*)
Close of play day 2No play

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HN Lambertc Reese b Sandman74     
JS Hiddlestonlbw b Sandman5     
HEL Burtonb Blunt34     
EM Phillipsb Read10     
HM McGirrc Taylor b Read0     
JH Hutchingsb Read22     
FS Middletonb Read0     
EGH Bakerb Sandman3     
*AWS Bricenot out4     
AE Doneghueb Read10     
+W Warnerun out (Taylor)6     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 41.6 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Hiddleston), 2-67 (Burton), 3-104 (Phillips), 4-104 (McGirr), 5-146 (Hutchings), 6-146 (Middleton), 7-156 (Lambert), 8-156 (Baker), 9-167 (Doneghue), 10-176 (Warne, 41.6 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Read16   1625--
Grant2   0140--
Blunt5   1191--
Thomas5   1230--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Bluntc Hiddleston b Brice12     
TE Brosnahanb Brice28     
WR Patricklbw b McGirr15     
TAB Grantb Brice6     
WHJ Hayesc McGirr b Middleton19     
CW Allardc Baker b Brice0     
*D Reeseb Middleton11     
AW Thomasb Brice0     
DM Sandmannot out14     
RJ Readlbw b Hiddleston30     
+HM Taylorrun out0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 45 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Blunt), 2-43 (Patrick), 3-55 (Grant), 4-80 (Brosnahan), 5-80 (Allard), 6-90 (Hayes), 7-93 (Thomas), 8-97 (Reese), 9-141 (Read), 10-141 (Taylor, 45 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brice16   2515--
Hiddleston5   1161--
Hutchings3   0150--
Lambert4   260--
McGirr4   1121--
Middleton13   4352--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HN Lambertb Blunt4     
JS Hiddlestonc Patrick b Read39     
HM McGirrrun out (Blunt)35     
HEL Burtonst Taylor b Blunt3     
JH Hutchingsb Read3     
FS Middletonb Read3     
EM Phillipsb Read2     
*AWS Bricec Grant b Blunt8     
+W Warnec Taylor b Thomas19     
EGH Bakerb Thomas0     
AE Doneghuenot out0     
Extras(16 b, 2 lb)18
Total(all out, 37.3 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Lambert), 2-89 (McGirr), 3-91 (Hiddleston), 4-97 (Burton), 5-99 (Hutchings), 6-101 (Phillips), 7-104 (Middleton), 8-130 (Warne), 9-130 (Baker), 10-134 (Brice, 37.3 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Read12   2474--
Sandman4   0140--
Grant2   060--
Thomas6   1122--
Reese1   070--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Bluntc Hiddleston b Brice0     
TE Brosnahanb Lambert30     
WR Patrickrun out (Lambert)10     
TAB Grantc Brice b Middleton1     
WHJ Hayesb Middleton7     
CW Allardb Middleton0     
*D Reeseb Middleton2     
AW Thomasb McGirr0     
DM Sandmanb McGirr15     
RJ Readb Middleton13     
+HM Taylornot out7     
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(all out, 29.6 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Blunt), 2-23 (Patrick), 3-26 (Grant), 4-40 (Hayes), 5-42 (Allard), 6-48 (Reese), 7-51 (Thomas), 8-64 (Brosnahan), 9-84 (Sandman), 10-98 (Read, 29.6 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brice4   0171--
Hutchings1   0110--
Lambert3   0121--
McGirr7   0212--

--> TAB Grant made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CW Allard made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CW Allard made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> HN Lambert (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in First-Class matches
--> DM Sandman (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4