New Zealand v Australia
Australia in New Zealand 1959/60
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th March 1960 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 8 wickets
UmpiresWJC Gwynne, RW Pollok
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 34/1 (Simpson 16*, Shaw 6*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (2) 56/1 (Dowling 15*, McGregor 9*)
Close of play day 3New Zealand (2) 227/9 (Sparling 48*, Alabaster 8*)

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Sutcliffeb Gaunt5     
GT Dowlingc Thomas b Misson43     
BW Sinclairc Shaw b Quick40     
SN McGregorc Slater b Misson2     
JW Guyc Maddocks b Gaunt19     
*JR Reidc Quick b Simpson10     
JT Sparlingb Simpson10     
+EC Petriec Shaw b Misson5     
GA Bartlettc Slater b Quick1     
KW Houghc Craig b Misson5     
JC Alabasternot out3     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 13 nb)20
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-64, 3-84, 4-105, 5-112, 6-127, 7-140, 8-141, 9-146, 10-163 (73.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Misson22   8354--
Gaunt17   6392--
Slater8   4110--
Booth6   0150--
Simpson16   6282--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*ID Craigc Petrie b Bartlett7     
RB Simpsonc McGregor b Bartlett19     
JH Shawlbw b Hough35     
G Thomasb Hough5     
BC Boothc Alabaster b Hough50     
J Potterb Alabaster27     
+LV Maddocksc Guy b Sparling2     
KN Slaterb Alabaster22     
FM Missonb Reid2     
IW Quickb Sparling10     
RA Gauntnot out0     
Extras(17 b, 4 lb)21
Total(all out, 112.1 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-39, 3-45, 4-125, 5-136, 6-139, 7-167, 8-176, 9-198, 10-200 (112.1 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bartlett27   7422--
Hough27   14413--
Reid13   5171--
Alabaster21   4552--

New Zealand second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Guyc Gaunt b Misson21     
GT Dowlinglbw b Misson40     
SN McGregorc Slater b Gaunt24     
BW Sinclairc Shaw b Quick10     
*JR Reidc Thomas b Gaunt42     
JT Sparlingnot out60     
+EC Petriec Shaw b Misson12     
B Sutcliffec Thomas b Misson2     
GA Bartlettb Gaunt0     
KW Houghb Gaunt0     
JC Alabasterb Gaunt12     
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 11 nb)22
Total(all out, 142 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-81, 3-98, 4-101, 5-121, 6-164, 7-203, 8-211, 9-211, 10-245 (142 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Misson35   14404--
Gaunt37   6905--
Slater14   9110--
Booth1   100--
Simpson26   14310--
Quick29   11511--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*ID Craigc Sparling b Alabaster46     
RB Simpsonnot out129     
JH Shawc Hough b Alabaster4     
G Thomasnot out25     
BC Boothdid not bat      
J Potterdid not bat      
+LV Maddocksdid not bat      
KN Slaterdid not bat      
FM Missondid not bat      
IW Quickdid not bat      
RA Gauntdid not bat      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(2 wickets, 68.3 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-127, 2-145
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bartlett13   2460--
Hough12   4310--
Reid18   7430--
Sparling8   1290--
Alabaster16   2472--
Sutcliffe1   060--

--> KW Hough made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> GT Dowling (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 16
--> RB Simpson (2) passed 4500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 129
--> J Potter made his debut for Australia in First-Class matches
--> FM Misson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the New Zealand first innings (previous best was 4-58)
--> RA Gaunt reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the New Zealand second innings
--> BW Sinclair retired hurt in the New Zealand first innings having scored 15 (team had lost 1 wickets) - he returned when the score was 112/5