Central Districts Under-23s v Otago Under-23s
Rothmans Under-23 Tournament 1979/80
VenueKilbirnie Park, Wellington on 6th, 7th December 1979 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCentral Districts Under-23s 4 (Batting 2, Bowling 2); Otago Under-23s 4 (Bowling 4)
Close of play day 1Otago Under-23s (1) 9/1 (Blakely ?*, Rutherford ?*)

Otago Under-23s first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+SJ McCullumc Smith b Aberhart0  -- 
GAW Blakelyc Hodgson b Robertson12     
*IA Rutherfordc Jones b Robertson19     
SM Harropc Jones b Thomas2  -- 
BR Blairc Smith b Thomas0  -- 
RN Hoskinnot out2  -- 
JG Bracewelldid not bat      
GA Forddid not bat      
PW Hillsdid not bat      
DJ Walkerdid not bat      
[unknown]did not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(5 wickets, declared, 102 minutes, 28 overs)36
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (McCullum), 2-21, 3-30, 4-34, 5-36 (28 ov)
Central Districts Under-23s bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aberhart8   5111--
Thomas14   8152--
Robertson6   292--

Central Districts Under-23s first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IDS Smithc Blakely b Walker6     
CP Jayasinhac Harrop b Hills19     
+EB McSweeneyc Rutherford b Hills29 924- 
*MH Toynbeeb Hills22     
AH Jonesc Ford b Hills4   - 
PJF Daileyb Hills4   - 
PS Briascoc McCullum b Hills0  -- 
WG Hodgsonc Hills b Bracewell45 5943 
GK Robertsonc Ford b Hills11     
WM Aberhartc Rutherford b Bracewell0  -- 
RL Thomasnot out6     
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 5 nb)15
Total(all out, 161 minutes, 41.2 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Smith), 2-41 (Jayasinha), 3-74 (Toynbee), 4-84 (Jones), 5-88 (Dailey), 6-88 (Briasco), 7-107 (McSweeney), 8-139, 9-155, 10-161 (41.2 ov)
Otago Under-23s bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hills21   4837--
Walker3   071--

--> Each first innings was limited to 80 overs

Only 39 minutes play was possible on the first day
On the second day Otago Under-23s declared to deny Central Districts Under-23s their third bowling bonus point which would have given them the winning point in the tournament
Central Districts Under-23s did get the point which gave them the tournament victory when their total reached 130
Play was abandoned when rain started to fall as soon as the Central Districts Under-23s first innings ended