Otago v Canterbury
First-Class matches in New Zealand 1871/72
VenueSouth Dunedin Recreation Ground, Dunedin on 28th, 29th December 1871 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to field
ResultCanterbury won by 10 wickets
UmpiresE Maples, GS Sale
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 84/5 (Savile 26*, Fowler 3*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
F Fultonc Savile b Pierce3     
T MacFarlanec and b Pierce13     
CC Kettlec Corfe b Fowler24     
+ET Collinsonb Souter26     
WF Downesb Pierce22     
JC Fultonc Corfe b Pierce3     
*GK Turtonlbw b Souter5     
RT McDonnellc Savile b Fowler7     
LE Readec Savile b Souter8     
B Churchb Souter1     
J Allennot out0     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 2 w)6
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (F Fulton), 2-22 (MacFarlane), 3-66 (Kettle), 4-83 (Collinson), 5-94 (JC Fulton), 6-100 (Downes), 7-100 (Turton), 8-112 (Reade), 9-118 (Church), 10-118 (McDonnell, 82.2 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pierce25   4364--
Lee18   6280--
Souter23   10294--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Woodb JC Fulton14     
W Piercec and b Downes17     
GH Leeb JC Fulton0     
G Savilec Church b JC Fulton58     
CC Corfeb Reade7     
ECJ Stevensb MacFarlane4     
*+E Fowlerc Reade b Downes40     
AM Ollivierc Kettle b JC Fulton0     
J Souterb Downes1     
HH Loughnannot out3     
AJ Cotterillc Allen b Downes2     
Extras(10 b, 2 lb, 3 w)15
Total(all out, 89 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Wood), 2-27 (Lee), 3-35 (Pierce), 4-53 (Corfe), 5-64 (Stevens), 6-152 (Fowler), 7-153 (Ollivier), 8-155 (Souter), 9-157 (Savile), 10-161 (Cotterill, 89 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Downes34   13444--
JC Fulton33   13604--
Reade10   3101--
MacFarlane6   0101--
Kettle3   140--
Collinson3   0180--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
F Fultonb Corfe3     
J Allenb Corfe1     
CC Kettlec and b Fowler0     
JC Fultonb Corfe3     
WF Downesc Lee b Corfe2     
+ET Collinsonc +Savile b Fowler0     
*GK Turtonc Lee b Corfe0     
LE Readec Ollivier b Fowler4     
T MacFarlanerun out14     
RT McDonnellc Lee b Fowler11     
B Churchnot out2     
Extras(2 b, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 49.1 overs)43
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Allen), 2-5 (Kettle), 3-5 (F Fulton), 4-9 (Downes), 5-12 (JC Fulton), 6-12 (Turton), 7-12 (Collinson), 8-27 (Reade), 9-32 (MacFarlane), 10-43 (McDonnell, 49.1 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Corfe25   12225--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Woodnot out0     
W Piercenot out1     
GH Leedid not bat      
G Saviledid not bat      
CC Corfedid not bat      
ECJ Stevensdid not bat      
*+E Fowlerdid not bat      
AM Ollivierdid not bat      
J Souterdid not bat      
HH Loughnandid not bat      
AJ Cotterilldid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 1.3 overs)1
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Downes1   100--
JC Fulton0.3010--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> B Church made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CC Corfe made his debut in First-Class matches
--> J Souter made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CC Kettle made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> GK Turton made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> B Church made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> WF Downes (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in First-Class matches
--> E Fowler (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in First-Class matches
--> G Savile made his debut in New Zealand in First-Class matches
--> JC Fulton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed J Wood in the Canterbury first innings (previous best was 0-2)
--> CC Corfe achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Otago second innings

G Savile kept wicket in Otago's first innings when Fowler bowled, and throughout Otago (2)