AUSTRALIA v. CANTERBURY.
CHKISTCHmtOH, February 27. ■ Canterbury won the tuss, and opened with Woods and Whitta, to the bowling of Eansford, who was swinging,in a lot against the wind. His third ball bowled Whitta, when playing back.—o—l—o. , Hickmott joined. Woods, and drove Ransford for four. Crawford, with a fast ball, shortly after, bowled Hickmott, who came at it late—l 2—2—6. ! Soon after Arm-, strong clean bowled Bishop—33—3—B. Dan Reese, Canterbury's skipper, then went in to bat and Noble beat him all ' the way with a perfect length, break ball—s4—4-i-6., Woods, who had "been batting well, drove one to Sims at midon and was caught—66—s—3l. Sandman lunged out to an off ball, which went into the slips, where Armstrong's left hand shot out and held the catch—Bl—6—7. Cariton played , too soon to an overpitched ball from Noble and was clean bowled—B7—7—2. Wilson, .Bennett and Boxshall were easily disposed of, the. innings, which lasted an hour and 39 minutes, closing for 92 runs. Dolling and Collins opened for the visitors. The former touched one from Cariton and Boxshall caught him at wicket—o—l—o. Collins tried to cut . Bennett and Boxshall took a fine catch 1 at. the wicket—2B—2—lo. W.addy was badly- beaten by Bennett—2B-^3—o. , Buns came steadily from Cody . and Noble, but the latter put one, into Sandman's hands at point—94-^—36. Mailey, who came next, put one into* Patrick's hands at slip—lo4—s-^-3: • Sims was nearly run out, his partner refusing the'call. When play stopped the score stood at 105 for 5 wickets. . The gate takings . for the • day L amounted to £95. '• ' The following,are the scores: —\ Canterbury. First Innings. Whitta, b Ransford- ". .. 0 Woods, c Sims, b Mailey ... ... 31. Hickmott, b Crawford 6 , i Bishop, b Armstrong ' 8 D. Reese, b Noble 6 IW. R. Patrick, "20 D. Sandman, c Armstrong, b. Noble 7 !T. Cariton, b, Noble . 2 ' G. C. L. Wilson, Ibw, b Noble .... 1 , J. H. Bennett,'b Mailey 3 C. Boxshall, c Sims, b Mailey ... 0 Byes <> Leg byes J-. '" "- . Total ..- •'••• 92 Bowling Analysis.—V: S." Ransford, 3 overs 6 runs 1 wicket ; W. W. Arm- ■ strong, 10 overs 4 maidens 13 runs 1 . wicket: J. N. Crawford, 6 overs' 23 runs 1 wicket; M. A. Noble, 8 overs 2 maidens 25''runs 4 wickets; A. A. Mailey, 6 overs 1 maiden 17 runs 3 wickets.
First Innings. H. L. Collins, c Boxshall, b Bennett * ' •■• ••• i 0 Dr C. 13. Dolling, c Boxshall, bCarlton .... •■• ■ y . E. L. Waddy, b Bennett 0 Noble, c Sandman, b Carlton ... . dt> A. A. Mailey, c Patrick, b Carlton £ Cody, not out ■: •' r 4' A. Sims, not out . » Extras • ■•• _ Total for o'wickets ..... ...105 Bowling Analysis.—Bennett, 2 for 35; Carltonj 3 for 32; Wilson, 0 ior , 15; Sandman, 0 for 14. -■
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AUSTRALIA v. CANTERBURY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914
AUSTRALIA v. CANTERBURY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8806, 28 February 1914
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