Saturday's matchesin the Domain attracted aboub the largesb assemblage of spectators seen on the ground this season. This was partly due no doubt to the increase of interest in the game caused by the prospect of a big match on Thursday and Friday next, and to the desire to see how our men are shaping. Gordon managed to dismiss the 4 Alpha men remaining from the previous Saturday for 8 runs, the Alpha total thus being 69 ror the Ist innings. On the Ist innings, therefore, Gordon -won by 25 runs. Parnell knocked up 146 runs against United, Gardiner making 49 off his own bat. United win the match, on the Ist innings, by 60 runs. Gordon v. Alpha. The Gordon men in their second innings succeeded in making the record for this season so far, compiling 237. To this total Rissling and Lusk, who went in first, contributed 34 and 45 respectively, the first wicket not falling till the total had reached 79. Fowke, Clayton, and Rees assisted materially with their good innings of 45, 38 and 20 respectively. Gilmour was the most successful of the Alpha bowlers, getting 5 wickets for 60 runs. Against Alpha, Rees 5 wickets for 26, and Lusk 5 for 15, were most successful. The following are the scores :
United v. Parnell. This match resulted in a victory for United on bhe firsb innings by 57 runs. Parnell made a very good score of 149; Gardiner (49), An^us (23), Lawson (20), Holle (18) and Smith (16/ being highest scorers. United went in for their second innings and made 74 for 4 wickets. PARNELL.—First Innings.
The cricket match Sussex v. Epiphany resulted in a win for Sussex by an innings and 79 runs. For the winners, Steele made 61 runs. S. Mills and H. Bernard played a good game for Epiphany, for whom Rev. J. K. Davie made top score. TheEpiphariy team wae not at its strongest, several of the best men being absent.
ALPHA.—First Innings. Walker, b Lusk Walton, b Kelly Rowe, Ibw, b Rees Hobson, c Ryburu, b Meldrum Collins, c McCausland, b L/usk [fwerson, c Meldrum, b Rees .. Wilkinson, b Lusk Dklclams, s Fowke, b Rees Spreckley, b Rees Roberts, not out Nicholson, hit wicket, b Rees .. Gilmour, bLusk Gavin, b Lusk Extras .* •- 31 1 8 11 0 1 3 5 0 2 0 0 3 4 Total GORDON.—Second Innings. Kissling, c Rowe, b Gilmour .. Li:sk, b Gilmour Rees, c Collins, b Gilmour Williams, Ibw, b Gilmour Fowke, b Gilmour Clayton, c Walton, b Rowe Moresby, run out .. .. Meldrum. st Hobson, b Walton Kelly, st Hobson, b Walton McCausland, st Hobson, b Walton .. Uyburn, not out Extras 69 3? k 1« 45 38 14 3 o, 11 1 3 Total 237
Gardiner, c McCormiek, b Johnson ... .. K Mills, c Lynch, b Hawkins 8 Young, b Hawkins 3 Kipley, c and b OJayton 0 Lawson, b Clayton .. 2 & Smith, b Hawkins 1 Thomas, b Clayton 0 Holle, bSteiTipson W Ansus, not out .. .. <" Turboit, c Mutnford, b Hawkins .. .. 0 Chatneld, c ytemson, b Hawkixu .. .. 0 Extras ... .. •• •• •• •• 12 Total • 1*9 UNITED.—Second Innings. Clayton, b Mills ,\ Yatea, c and b Angus 16 C. Harvie, c Chattield, b Angus .. .. 11 Sternson, c Mills, b Lawson 10 Johnson, not out 14 Hawkins, uot out 17 Extras «. S Four wickets for ..74 Bowling Analysis. Parnkll, Wickets. Runs. W. iStemson 1 30 W. HawKins | 55 F. Clayton 3 41 W. Johnson 1 ll United. Wickets. Runs. Holle ~ 0 12 Mills 1 « Angus 2 16 Lawson .. .. - •• J- ? Turbott .. 0 6
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CRICKET., Auckland Star, Volume XXI, Issue 22, 27 January 1890
CRICKET. Auckland Star, Volume XXI, Issue 22, 27 January 1890
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