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Bernard Lance Cairns

Lance Cairns - one of the great hitters of the modern era.
Below are listed the details I've found on his fastest-scoring innings.

Principal source: various issues of the New Zealand Cricket Almanack


[1972-73][1974-75][1975-76][1976-77][1977-78] [1978][1978-79][1979-80]
[1980-81][1981-82] [1982-83][1983][1983-84][1984-85][1985-86]

1972-73
in New Zealand
Central Districts v Northern DistrictsDec 24-2633 in 26 mins 1 x 6s, 3 x 4s
Central Districts v OtagoDec 28-3023 in 20 mins 1 x 6s, 3 x 4s

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1974-75
in New Zealand
Central Districts v Northern DistrictsJan 6-829 in 33 mins 1 x 6s, 3 x 4s
Central Districts v OtagoJan 10-1256 in 43 mins 2 x 6s, 5 x 4s
Rest v New Zealand XIFeb 7-932 in 15 mins 2 x 6s, 4 x 4s
New Zealand v England Test 2Feb 28-Mar 539 in 51 mins 1 x 6s, 4 x 4s

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1975-76
in New Zealand
Central Districts v WellingtonDec 19-2175 in 48 mins 3 x 6s, 10 x 4s
Central Districts v OtagoJan 4-665 in 40 mins 2 x 6s, 9 x 4s
Central Districts v IndiansJan 15-1758 in 86 mins 3 x 6s, ? x 4s
Central Districts v AucklandJan 31-Feb 292 in 90 mins 5 x 6s, 8 x 4s

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1976-77
in New Zealand
Otago v Northern DistrictsJan 3-550 off 33 balls in 39 mins 3 x 6s, 4 x 4s
Otago v AucklandJan 7-961 in 79 mins ? x 6s, ? x 4s
Otago v Central DistrictsJan 28-3178 in 128 mins 4 x 6s, 4 x 4s

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1977-78
in New Zealand
Otago v Central DistrictsJan 3-538 in 37 mins 3 x 6s, ? x 4s
Otago v Northern DistrictsJan 7-925 in 32 mins 2 x 6s, ? x 4s

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1978
in England
(on tour)
New Zealanders v TN Pearce's XI (1st inns)
Sept 2-541 in 42 mins 4 x 6s, 3 x 4s
(on tour)
New Zealanders v TN Pearce's XI (2nd inns)
Sept 2-537 in 36 mins 2 x 6s, 3 x 4s

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1978-79
in New Zealand
Otago v CanterburyDec 26-2870 in 108 mins 5 x 6s, 7 x 4s
New Zealand v Pakistan Test 1Feb 2-723* in 27 mins 1 x 6, 4 x 4s
Otago v Central DistrictsMar 9-1227 in 36 mins 2 x 6s, 3 x 4s

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1979-80
in New Zealand
Otago v Wellington
(1st inns)
Jan 8-10110 off 51 balls in 59 mins 9 x 6s, 11 x 4s
Otago v Wellington
(2nd inns)
Jan 8-1023 in 19 mins 2 x 6s, 2 x 4s
New Zealand v West Indies Test 1Feb 8-1330 in 36 mins 3 x 6, ? x 4s

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1980-81
in Australia
(on tour)
New Zealanders v NSW
Jan 24-2668 in 39 mins 7 x 6s, 2 x 4s

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1981-82
in New Zealand
Northern Districts v OtagoDec 27-2958 in 55 mins 3 x 6s, 4 x 4s
Northern Districts v WellingtonJan 6-825 in 30 mins 1 x 6, 2 x 4s
Northern Districts v Auckland
(1st inns)
Jan 12-1438 in 26 mins 1 x 6s, 5 x 4s
Northern Districts v Auckland
(2nd inns)
Jan 12-1429 in 19 mins 2 x 6s, 1 x 4
New Zealand v Australia Test 2Mar 12-1634 in 33 mins 2 x 6s, 3 x 4s

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1982-83
in New Zealand
Northern Districts v WellingtonDec 27-2977* off 68 balls 5 x 6s, 7 x 4s
Northern Districts v OtagoJan 1-358 off 64 balls 1 x 6, 7 x 4s
New Zealand v Sri Lanka Test 2Mar 11-1545 off 50 balls 2 x 6s, 3 x 4s

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1983
in England
New Zealanders v SomersetJul 2-460 off 29 balls 4 x 6s, 7 x 4s
New Zealand v England Test 1Jul 14-1832 off 20 balls 4 x 6s, 1 x 4
New Zealanders v WorcestershireJul 20-2229 off 17 balls 2 x 6s, 2 x 4s
New Zealand v England Test 2Jul 28-Aug 124 off 21 balls 2 x 6s, 1 x 4
New Zealanders v EssexAug 17-1925 off 13 balls 1 x 6, 3 x 4s
New Zealand v England Test 4Aug 25-2926 off 26 balls 5 x 4s

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1983-84
in New Zealand
Northern Districts v Central DistrictsDec 15-1753 off 62 balls 9 x 4s
Northern Districts v WellingtonDec 27-2936 off 11 balls 3 x 6s, 3 x 4s
Northern Districts v OtagoJan 5-722 off 23 balls 1 x 6, 2 x 4
Northern Districts v AucklandJan 10-1235 off 54 balls 1 x 6, 4 x 4s

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1984-85
in New Zealand & West Indies
Northern Districts v OtagoJan 7-989 off 88 balls 4 x 6s, 8 x 4s
(on tour)
New Zealanders v President's XI
Apr 19-2152* off 36 balls 2 x 6s, 8 x 4s

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1985-86
in Australia
(on tour)
New Zealanders v South Australia
Oct 26-2925 off 24 balls 2 x 6s, 1 x 4

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