Wellington v Otago
Plunket Shield 1957/58
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 3rd, 4th, 6th January 1958 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWellington 4; Otago 2
UmpiresJJ Loftus, EWT Tindill
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 20/2 (McGregor 9*, Thompson 5*)
Close of play day 2Wellington (2) 36/1 (Miller 22*, Sinclair 0*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerc Veitch b Alabaster85     
AF Nightingalec Mills b Moir19     
*RT Barberc Alabaster b Cameron44     
BW Sinclairb Moir4     
PH Standidgec Reid b Frame38     
AH Prestonc Watson b Moir0     
LC Butlerb Frame9     
+WM Curtis hit wkt b Frame1     
LA Clarknot out26     
RW Blairc Mills b Cameron32     
BD Morrisonc Reid b Cameron0     
Extras(10 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)22
Total(all out, 119.5 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-128, 3-150, 4-172, 5-176, 6-208, 7-210, 8-221, 9-278, 10-280 (119.5 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Frame16   3403--
Alabaster39   14821--
Moir28   7833--
Sutcliffe5   230--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Watsonc Standidge b Blair0     
JR Veitchb Blair3     
SN McGregorc Curtis b Morrison13     
NR Thompsonb Blair11     
B Sutcliffec Barber b Blair13     
*JR Reidc Butler b Blair72     
+GH Millsc Clark b Blair4     
AM Moirrun out18     
JC Alabasterb Clark0     
FJ Cameronlbw b Clark0     
WD Framenot out0     
Extras(2 lb, 4 nb)6
Total(all out, 58.5 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-13, 3-24, 4-39, 5-44, 6-72, 7-136, 8-140, 9-140, 10-140 (58.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morrison20   10451--
Clark9   5282--
Butler4   0170--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LSM Millerb Moir77     
AF Nightingalec Mills b Moir13     
BW Sinclairc Sutcliffe b Cameron5     
*RT Barberb Cameron13     
PH Standidgec and b Alabaster9     
AH Prestonnot out1     
LC Butlerc Frame b Alabaster6     
+WM Curtisc and b Alabaster8     
LA Clarkc Watson b Moir2     
RW Blairdid not bat      
BD Morrisondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 56.5 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-62, 3-88, 4-114, 5-129, 6-137, 7-137, 8-141 (56.5 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cameron23   6362--
Frame3   1130--
Alabaster22   4633--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Watsonb Blair45     
JR Veitchc Sinclair b Preston31     
SN McGregorc Nightingale b Clark29     
NR Thompsonnot out21     
B Sutcliffelbw b Clark2     
*JR Reidb Clark0     
+GH Millslbw b Clark3     
AM Moirc Standidge b Butler4     
JC Alabasternot out9     
FJ Camerondid not bat      
WD Framedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(7 wickets, 85 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-103, 3-107, 4-107, 5-108, 6-116, 7-127
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair22   11301--
Morrison8   3150--
Clark19   11184--
Butler17   6361--
Preston19   7451--

--> LSM Miller (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> RT Barber (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> PH Standidge (1) passed his previous highest score of 32 in first-class matches
--> PH Standidge (1) passed his previous highest score of 32 in Plunket Shield matches
--> GH Mills (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> NR Thompson (2) passed his previous highest score of 19 in first-class matches
--> NR Thompson (2) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Plunket Shield matches
--> JC Alabaster reached 50 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Wellington second innings