AUSTRALIA v. AUCKLAND
AUCKLAND/ February 6. On resuming after tea both batsmeu played steadily, and despite changes in the- bowling 246 was hoisted before Mailey bowled Tattersall. 246 —9 —22. Clarke, the last man, lifted Mailey to '" the boundary, where McKonzie just failed to take a difficult catch, and then foil a victim to Noble. 251—10—4.
The innings lasted 3 hours .46 minutes.
In the half-hour remaining Dolling and McKenzie scored 34 for Australia. Dolling gave Smeeton a fairly easy catch in the\outfield off Taylor early in, his innings, but the chance was declined.
AUCKLAND, February 7. The match was resumed at Eden Park this , morning, in' beautiful weather, the wicket being splendid. Snedden opened the attack, Dolling turning his fifth ball to the leg boundary. * A brace to McKenzie came off Clark, who bowled from the opposite end. A maiden to Sncddcn, and then three single? were registered off Clark. McKenzie banged Snedden to the .boundary, arid then drove him for a single, a couple of singles off N Clark bringing up 50. A single to Dolling, and McKenzie got Snedden to the boundary, but m tryine: to repeat thestroke he was clean bowkd. One for 00.
Collins 1 iollowed. driving the first*, ball rrom Snedden to the boundary ancti putting him through the slips for a. single r Clark's next over cost seven runs. .Three singles from Snedden, and-, (0 was xip. Two and a single to AnnsUong, off Snedden, and Clark sent down a maiden. Off Snedden's next over three singles resulted, and Clark sent down his last over before lunch. Waddy pulled the second'to the leg boundary, and cut the fourth for' a single. %
Six were debited against Clark's next. 1 half-dozen and eight against Sneddon,\ bringing about a bowling change, Smith relieving Clark. Collins got him to the ' boundary and a single to each followed. Sneddon was expensive, Collins getting a single ana Dolling two boundaries in succession. In Smith's next over the--century was hoisted) , each' batsman sending him to the boundary and Collins getting a single. Taylor relieved; Sneddon, a bye and a single to Collins resulting. A single to Collins, off Smith, and then Dolling swung one round high, and Brooke, running in, took a nice catch. Two for 113.
Waddy was the newcomer, Collins greeting him by driving Smith to the boimdary and then notching a single. A single to each came off Taylor, and'a* single to Waddy, off Smith, and Collins swung one round to Smeeton ' square-leg, the fieldsman bringing off a splendid catch. Three for 121. . Armstrongs followed', opening with a drive for a couple. Waddy pulled Taylor for a brace and a boundary, Arm- . strong getting a couple and a single by driving Smith. A single.to Armstrong,; and Waddy jumped out and drove Taylor to the boundary, pulling the next to the chalk mark and driving the fifth for a like number, a total of 13 coining off the over. Sneddon took the ball from Smith. A single to each,-and a drive to the boundary by Armstrong, and 100 was up. Clark then bowled trom the pavilion end, Waddy pulling the first ball for four and turning the nest to the leg boundary.. \t the luncheon adjournment the s"oro. was. 170 runs for three WJckets. The following are the scores: — Auckland. Hemus, c Noble', b McKenzie ... Uj Taylor, b Ra'nsford * Snedden, b Armstrong -* Somervill, b Layer ■ ••• ** Brooke-Smith, b Layer ■•• oU Horspool, c McGregor, b Layer ... * Brook, c and b Layer , 1A Smeeton, b Layer ... ! ]> McCormick. not out £»• jTattersall, b Mailey ... •** Clarke, cMcGregor, b JNoble ... 4 Extras ■Total ; 251 Australia. v McKenzie, b Snedden ... .... ... 34 Dolling,' c Brook, b Brooke-Smith 40 Collins, c Smeeton, b Brooke-Smith 3/ Waddy, not out *? Armstrong, not out lo Sundries '•• •■; ••• J Toial (for three wickets) 170
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914
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