Otago v Auckland
Plunket Shield 1959/60
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 4th, 5th, 6th January 1960 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultAuckland won by 158 runs
PointsOtago 0; Auckland 10
UmpiresWO Adam, RW Pollok
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 84/3 (Dick 14*, Sutcliffe 27*)
Close of play day 2Auckland (2) 247/6 (Norman 11*, Farman 0*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Playlelbw b Cameron32     
RM Harrisc Watson b Alabaster25     
JT Sparlingb Moir2     
DD Taylorb Moir10     
WB Normanc and b Moir15     
JP Marsdonb Alabaster6     
RW Morganlbw b Alabaster30     
*RN Farmanlbw b Alabaster12     
KW Houghc Alabaster b Moir91     
RE Suttonc and b Moir0     
+AW Ritchienot out15     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 99.3 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-55, 3-67, 4-75, 5-90, 6-112, 7-129, 8-154, 9-167, 10-246 (99.3 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cameron17   8251--
Woods12   4270--
Alabaster33   9774--
Clark2   0210--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Watsonc Hough b Sutton15     
JW Guyc Ritchie b Sutton8     
SN McGregorc Ritchie b Hough14     
AE Dickc Playle b Sparling24     
*B Sutcliffeb Sparling83     
LA Clarkc Hough b Sparling8     
JC Alabasterc Hough b Sparling4     
AM Moirc Sparling b Marsdon11     
+MR Edmundsc Harris b Sparling0     
FJ Cameronnot out0     
NT Woodsc Morgan b Sparling9     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(all out, 94 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-27, 3-43, 4-110, 5-140, 6-144, 7-177, 8-177, 9-177, 10-186 (94 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutton21   2532--
Hough32   16471--
Sparling26   7506--
Norman12   9100--
Marsdon3   0161--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Playlec and b Woods8     
RM Harrisb Moir75     
JT Sparlingc sub b Clark89     
JP Marsdonrun out24     
KW Houghlbw b Clark15     
RW Morganlbw b Woods8     
*RN Farmannot out26     
WB Normannot out20     
DD Taylordid not bat      
RE Suttondid not bat      
+AW Ritchiedid not bat      
Extras(18 b, 1 lb)19
Total(6 wickets, declared, 106 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-155, 3-196, 4-211, 5-228, 6-247
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woods26   11722--
Moir20   2631--
Alabaster16   3380--
Clark32   13492--
Watson7   2190--
Sutcliffe5   0240--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Watsonb Sutton8     
JW Guyc Ritchie b Sparling42     
SN McGregorc Playle b Sutton18     
AE Dickb Hough26     
*B Sutcliffec Hough b Sparling6     
LA Clarknot out36     
JC Alabasterb Hough4     
AM Moirc and b Sparling15     
+MR Edmundsc Harris b Sparling4     
FJ Cameronb Sparling6     
NT Woodslbw b Sparling4     
Extras(12 b, 5 lb)17
Total(all out, 78.5 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-37, 3-95, 4-105, 5-105, 6-115, 7-137, 8-149, 9-168, 10-186 (78.5 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutton11   2282--
Hough34   9772--
Marsdon5   150--

--> JP Marsdon made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> JP Marsdon made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> MR Edmunds made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> MR Edmunds made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> KW Hough (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Plunket Shield matches
--> KW Hough (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in First-Class matches
--> KW Hough (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 91
--> AM Moir reached 200 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Auckland first innings
--> JT Sparling reached 50 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Otago first innings
--> JT Sparling reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Otago second innings