Auckland XI v New Zealand XI
Other First-Class matches in New Zealand 1957/58
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 7th, 8th, 9th April 1958 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresECA Mackintosh, WGC Sewell
Close of play day 1Auckland XI (1) 11/0 (Rabone 2*, Harris 8*)
Close of play day 2Auckland XI (1) 288/9 (Petrie 56*, Hough 8*)

New Zealand XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerst Petrie b Sparling73     
T Mealec Petrie b Sparling36     
JW D'Arcyc Rabone b Moir5     
B Sutcliffec Petrie b Hayes22     
*JR Reidrun out47     
NS Harfordb Hayes8     
AR MacGibbonc Rabone b Hayes10     
JC Alabasterc Petrie b Sparling82     
+JT Wardrun out6     
HB Cavec Sparling b Moir15     
RW Blairnot out19     
Extras(5 b, 10 lb, 4 nb)19
Total(all out, 103.2 overs)342
Fall of wickets:
1-80, 2-109, 3-136, 4-146, 5-160, 6-189, 7-227, 8-288, 9-312, 10-342 (103.2 ov)
Auckland XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayes26   4713--
Hough19   5470--
Sparling22   2713--
Rabone13   3450--
Morgan1   070--

Auckland XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GO Rabonec Blair b MacGibbon61     
RM Harrisc Miller b Alabaster85     
DD Colemanb Cave6     
WR Playlec Alabaster b Blair4     
RW Morganb Alabaster11     
+EC Petrielbw b Blair56     
JT Sparlingb Alabaster31     
AM Moirc Reid b MacGibbon2     
JA Hayeslbw b Alabaster1     
*WM Wallacec and b Alabaster0     
KW Houghnot out18     
Extras(10 b, 10 lb, 3 nb)23
Total(all out, 145.3 overs)298
Fall of wickets:
1-138, 2-160, 3-162, 4-173, 5-191, 6-263, 7-266, 8-270, 9-270, 10-298 (145.3 ov)
New Zealand XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
MacGibbon28   9522--
Cave31   16291--
Alabaster41   13935--
Reid24   8420--

New Zealand XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Mealeb Moir17     
JW D'Arcyc Playle b Hayes6     
NS Harfordc Petrie b Hayes0     
B Sutcliffeb Sparling32     
LSM Millerc Wallace b Moir36     
AR MacGibbonb Moir2     
*JR Reidlbw b Hayes43     
JC Alabasternot out0     
+JT Wardc Hayes b Moir5     
HB Caveb Moir0     
RW Blairb Moir0     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 61 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-17, 3-47, 4-53, 5-67, 6-128, 7-148, 8-152, 9-152, 10-152 (61 ov)
Auckland XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayes13   4193--
Hough21   10270--
Moir13   2466--
Sparling7   3111--
Rabone7   0380--

Auckland XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GO Rabonec D'Arcy b Blair3     
RM Harrisnot out44     
DD Colemanb Reid33     
WR Playlenot out25     
RW Morgandid not bat      
+EC Petriedid not bat      
JT Sparlingdid not bat      
AM Moirdid not bat      
JA Hayesdid not bat      
*WM Wallacedid not bat      
KW Houghdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(2 wickets, 45 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-71
New Zealand XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair6   1181--
MacGibbon7   2150--
Cave13   8150--
Alabaster6   0200--
Reid9   3131--
Sutcliffe4   0240--

--> DD Coleman made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> JC Alabaster (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in First-Class matches
--> JC Alabaster (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 40
--> RM Harris (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 48

All the touring side for England in 1958 played on one side or the other and so the home team was called an Auckland XI