Australian women's cricket team in New Zealand in 1960–61

The Australia women's national cricket team toured New Zealand in February and March 1961. They played against New Zealand in one Test match, which was drawn.[1][2]

Australia women's cricket team in New Zealand in 1960–61
  Flag of New Zealand.svg Flag of Australia.svg
  New Zealand Australia
Dates 18 February – 24 March 1961
Captains Rona McKenzie Muriel Picton
Test series
Result 1-match series drawn 0–0
Most runs Rona McKenzie (71) Liz Amos (55)
Most wickets Eris Paton (6) Miriam Knee (4)

SquadsEdit

  New Zealand[3]   Australia[4]

Tour MatchesEdit

2-day match: Auckland v AustraliaEdit

18, 20 February 1961
Scorecard
v
258 (115.3 overs)
Joyce Powell 93 (–)
Muriel Picton 3/41 (14 overs)
249/9 (128 overs)
Joyce Christ 74 (–)
Val Stevens 4/58 (48 overs)
Match drawn
Melville Park, Auckland
  • Auckland Women won the toss and chose to bat.

1-day match: Matamata and Hamilton v AustraliaEdit

22 February 1961
Scorecard
Matamata and Hamilton
v
54 (50 overs)
Joyce Powell 28 (–)
Marjorie Marvell 5/6 (14 overs)
117/5d (32 overs)
Una Paisley 36 (–)
Val Stevens 4/58 (48 overs)
41 (33.3 overs)
Joy Tristram 17 (–)
Marjorie Marvell 4/6 (13 overs)
Australia Women won by an innings and 22 runs
Bedford Park, Matamata
  • Matamata and Hamilton Women won the toss and chose to bat.

1-day match: Wanganui v AustraliaEdit

25 February 1961
Scorecard
Wanganui
v
43 (27 overs)
Annette Crafar 22 (–)
Miriam Knee 5/8 (6 overs)
140/3d (40 overs)
Norma Wilson 56 (–)
Annette Crafar 1/27 (7 overs)
71 (44 overs)
Brenda Duncan 14 (–)
Joyce Christ 3/27 (10 overs)
Australia Women won by an innings and 26 runs
Cooks Gardens, Wanganui
  • Wanganui Women won the toss and chose to bat.

1-day match: Nelson v AustraliaEdit

28 February 1961
Scorecard
Nelson
v
44 (36.3 overs)
Joan Linton 11 (–)
Joyce Christ 3/14 (8 overs)
169/1d (40 overs)
Mary Allitt 62* (–)
98/9 (47 overs)
M Papps 20* (–)
Patricia Thomson 5/32 (14 overs)
  • Nelson Women won the toss and chose to bat.
  • Australia Women won on first innings.

2-day match: Wellington v AustraliaEdit

3 – 4 March 1961
Scorecard
v
135 (115 overs)
Ina Lamason 32* (–)
Joyce Christ 5/20 (26 overs)
28/1 (23 overs)
Mary Allitt 16* (–)
Wendy Coe 1/0 (2 overs)
Match drawn
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: James Brown (NZ) and GH Gilling (NZ)
  • Wellington Women won the toss and chose to bat.

2-day match: Otago v AustraliaEdit

8 – 9 March 1961
Scorecard
v
52 (61.1 overs)
Dot Ives 12 (–)
Marjorie Marvell 5/5 (18.1 overs)
154 (101 overs)
Janice Parker 32 (–)
Eris Paton 4/29 (23 overs)
63 (74.5 overs)
Eris Paton 17 (–)
Patricia Thomson 3/4 (6 overs)
Australia Women won by an innings and 39 runs
Gardens Ground, Dunedin
Umpires: Phyllis Holley (NZ) and H Singleton (NZ)
  • Otago Women won the toss and chose to bat.

1-day match: Southland v AustraliaEdit

11 March 1961
Scorecard
Southland
v
36 (33.1 overs)
Jill Saulbrey 12 (–)
Janice Parker 3/5 (8.1 overs)
99/0d (29 overs)
Mary Allitt 58* (–)
31/4 (21 overs)
Jill Saulbrey 11* (–)
Coralie Towers 2/4 (6 overs)
Match drawn
Queens Park, Invercargill
Umpires: Harold Cassie (NZ) and Robert Pollok (NZ)
  • Australia Women won the toss and chose to field.
  • Australia Women won on first innings.

2-day match: Canterbury v AustraliaEdit

24 – 25 March 1961
Scorecard
v
251/5d (93.5 overs)
Pat Moore 101 (–)
Marjorie Marvell 4/47 (24.5 overs)
115 (79 overs)
Una Paisley 28 (–)
Ethna Rouse 3/9 (6 overs)
79/9 (68 overs) (f/o)
Norma Wilson 22 (–)
Phyl Blackler 6/27 (22 overs)
  • Toss not known.

WTest SeriesEdit

1st TestEdit

17 – 20 March 1961
Scorecard
v
241/8d (187 overs)
Joyce Powell 63 (–)
Patricia Thomson 2/39 (27 overs)
193 (89.2 overs)
Joyce Christ 53 (–)
Eris Paton 4/35 (27.2 overs)
138/7d (66 overs)
Betty Thorner 37 (–)
Miriam Knee 2/28 (17 overs)
100/8 (57 overs)
Liz Amos 27 (–)
Loretta Bayliss 5/28 (18 overs)
Match drawn
Carisbrook, Dunedin
Umpires: James Harwood (NZ) and John Ferguson (NZ)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Australia Women tour of New Zealand 1960/61". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Australia Women in New Zealand 1960/61". CricketArchive. Retrieved 12 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Records / Australia Women in New Zealand Women's Test Match, 1960/61 - New Zealand Women / Batting and Bowling Averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Records / Australia Women in New Zealand Women's Test Match, 1960/61 - Australia Women / Batting and Bowling Averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 October 2021.

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