AUSTRALIANS v. AUCKLAND
Huge Score by Visitors,
(Per Press Association.)
AUCKLAND, February 7
The match between Auckland and the Australian Eleven was continued to-day in brilliant weather. The wicket was in perfect condition, and the visitors made the best use of it. All through their batting was attractive and full of life, and- was greatly appreciated by tho spectators. The Auckland bowling lacked sting, but the Australians' batting was of vory high order. Waddy was particularly attractive. Runs came at a great rate, and no fewer than three centuries were scored. When stumps were drawn for the day the score stood at 655 for eight wickets. The attendance was over 3000. Waddy made 130 in 90 minutes, and ho and 1 Armstrong put on 199. Armstrong got' his century in 113 minutes, and Ransford made 158 in 140 minutes. j Scores: — ■ ' ■ j Auckland. First Innings 251] Australia. I
Mclvonzie, b Snedden ' ... 34 Dolling, c Brook, b Brooke-Smith 40 Collins, c Smeeton, b Brooke-Smith 37 Waddy, c Tattersall, b Somerville 130 Armstrong, lbw, b Hemus 128 Noble, c and b Brook 90 Ransfordj-run out 158 Sims, b Snedden ... : 5 Mailey, not out .:. ... ' 8 Layer, not out 4 Sundries .'.. ... ... ... ... 20
Total (for eight wickets)... 655
Bowling Analysis.—Clarke took no wickets for 89, Taylor none for 87, Somerville 1 for 49, Snedden two for 127, Hemus one for 81, Brooke-Smith two for 100, Horspbol none for 41, Brook one for 51y Smeeton none for 10.
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CRICKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914
CRICKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914
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