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CRICKET.

POST AND TELEGRAPH MATCH.

CHRISTCHURCH v. WELLINGTON

(Per Press Association.)

WELLINGTON, February 10. The cricket match between the Wellington and Christchurch branches of the Post and Telegraph Department was concluded to-day, Wellington winning by 127 runs. With five minutes left to play it looked as if the. Christchurch, men would make a draw, but Grace tempted Barnett with a good ball, and' Wellington breathed a sigh of happy relief. Martin batted right through the Christchurch innings, carrying his bat for 121,-: his score in' .eluding 18 fours. ■ f Wellingtpn's first innings: Realised' '343,-and the second was declared at four wickets for 163 (Tyrell 53, Phillips 51 retired). Martin took two wickets for 59, and Armstrong one for 21. Ohristchurch having made 140 in the first innings, got 239 in the second innings (Martin not out 121, Ford 36, Gerard 30). Grace captured three wickets for 48 runs, Tvrell two for 16, Sclater one for 19, and McKay one for 16.

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CRICKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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CRICKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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