Otago v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1927/28
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 24th, 25th, 27th February 1928 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWM Beal, G Crosbie
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 393/7 (Jackson 39*, Grimmett 35*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 79/0 (Ponsford 54*, Schneider 17*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordc Alloo b Dickinson148     
WM Woodfullc Alloo b Dickinson107     
AF Kippaxb Dickinson38     
*VY Richardsonlbw b Dickinson2     
KJ Schneiderlbw b Dickinson3     
RK Oxenhamb Dickinson0     
A Jacksonb Shepherd63     
+WAS Oldfieldc Galland b Dickinson0     
CV Grimmettrun out59     
DD Blackiest Galland b Shepherd3     
FL Mortonnot out0     
Extras(25 b, 5 lb, 1 w)31
Total(all out, 147.1 overs)454
Fall of wickets:
1-214 (Woodfull), 2-308 (Ponsford), 3-314 (Kippax), 4-315 (Richardson), 5-315 (Oxenham), 6-320 (Schneider), 7-320 (Oldfield), 8-436 (Jackson), 9-446 (Blackie), 10-454 (Grimmett, 147.1 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dickinson36   2967--
Torrance39   9800--
Zimmerman11   1280--
Douglas9   0410--
Alloo20   54601-
Blunt17   3600--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JSF Shepherdc Richardson b Blackie13     
AR Knightb Blackie4     
JJM McMullanb Blackie12     
RC Bluntc Blackie b Grimmett52     
GR Dickinsonc Kippax b Blackie17     
C Zimmermanlbw b Grimmett36     
*AW Alloob Grimmett8     
+A Gallandb Grimmett3     
WN Vorrathnot out9     
RC Torranceb Grimmett0     
WM Douglasc and b Grimmett5     
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 61.3 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Knight), 2-25 (Shepherd), 3-42 (McMullan), 4-74 (Dickinson), 5-125 (Blunt), 6-150 (Zimmerman), 7-154 (Galland), 8-163 (Alloo), 9-163 (Torrance), 10-171 (Douglas, 61.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morton13   3510--
Blackie16   5274--
Oxenham12   4360--
Kippax6   1220--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordnot out54     
KJ Schneidernot out17     
WM Woodfulldid not bat      
AF Kippaxdid not bat      
*VY Richardsondid not bat      
RK Oxenhamdid not bat      
A Jacksondid not bat      
+WAS Oldfielddid not bat      
CV Grimmettdid not bat      
DD Blackiedid not bat      
FL Mortondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(no wicket, 30 overs)79
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dickinson12   3190--
Torrance5   0100--
Zimmerman3   190--
Alloo2   0160--
Shepherd5   260--
Blunt3   0110--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> RC Torrance made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> A Jackson (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 36
--> A Galland (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> A Jackson made his debut in New Zealand in First-Class matches