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AGAINST MELBOURNE C.C. SEVEN WICKETS FOR 84. (By Cable.—Press Association.—Copyright.) MELBOURNE, January 21. The last match of the New Zealand cricketers in Australia was begun to-day against the Melbourng Cricket Club. There was only a handful of spectators to watch the play. The day was all that could be desired. A nice display was given by Willis and Sandford. The latter should have been stumped off the first ball. He drove Reese for a six. Henty had one great drive for six off iSnedden. He gave two chances. The fielding was smart. Reese bowled admirably, mixing them judiciously. Bennett retired after 11 overs, owing to an old injury to his leg, Somerville taking hie place. At one stage Snedden had an average of two wickets for three runs. The New Zealand batting was not attractive, being unenterprising and colourless. The South Melbourne Club is entertaining the New Zealanders to-night to the theatre and a supper afterwards in appreciation of hospitality during their New Zealand tour. MELBOUBNE CLUB.—First Inning-. Vaughan, b Bennett 17 McKenzie, b Carlton 1 Johnstone, st Tattersall, b Reese... 39 Willis, b Reese 50 Sandford, b Snedden 52 Edvin, c Tattersall, b Reese...- 13 I Layer. c Somerville, b Reese 1 Henty, b Reese 46 Mullett, b Snedden 4 Ironmonger, not out 22 O'Donoghue, lbw. b Reese 0 Extras 6 Total 251 Bow-ling Analysis: Bennett, one wicket for 31 runs: Carlton, one for 45: Sandi man, none for 59; Reese, six for 66; ! Hemus, none for 14; Snedden, two for 29. NEW ZEALAND.—First Innings. Taylor, c McKenzie, b O'Donoghue.. 21 Hemus, c Willis, b Mullett 5 Snedden. c Henty, b Mullett 0 Tuck-yell, b O'Donoghue 5 Hickniott. st Henty. .b Ironmonger. IS Carlton, lbw, b Layer 18 Patrick, c McKenzie, b Ironmonger. . 1 Tattersall. not out 7 Extras 0 Total for seven wickets 84 SIMS' TEAM FOR NEW ZEALAND STRONG COMBINATION. (Received 12.5 p.m.) SYDNEY, this day. The "Daily Telegraph's" Melbourne correspondent states that Mr Sims' team to tour New Zealand will be as follows: Trumper, E. L. Waddy, Collins, Mailey, Armstrong, Ransford. McKenzie, Layer, Dolling, Crawford, Sims. The "Telegraph" adds that Noble also goes, probably in the capacity of captain. Barbour was invited, but was unable to go, and Cody will fill the vacancy. McGregor, the Melbourne University wicketkeeper, was asked, but has not yet replied. ! Mesdames Ransford, Armstrong, and i Noble accompany their husbands, j —--_-—--_-_____-_--- i

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NEW ZEALAND CRICKETERS., Auckland Star, Volume XLV, Issue 19, 22 January 1914

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NEW ZEALAND CRICKETERS. Auckland Star, Volume XLV, Issue 19, 22 January 1914