Wellington v Canterbury
Plunket Shield 1963/64
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 3rd, 4th January 1964 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWellington won by 9 wickets
PointsWellington 10; Canterbury 0
UmpiresDP Dumbleton, WT Martin
Close of play day 1Wellington (1) 106/5 (Barton 11*, Butler 2*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GT Dowlingc Taylor b Morrison4     
PGZ Harrisc Butler b Reid31     
BG Hadleec Taylor b Morrison3     
RG Hortinb Morrison12     
PB Wightretired hurt8     
DL Gallopc Bilby b Reid4     
+JT Wardc and b Morrison30     
RC Motzc Barton b Taylor7     
JWF Kiddeylbw b Taylor6     
BC Irvinglbw b Blair8     
B Andrewsnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 53.2 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-18, 3-40, 4-66, 5-72, 6-84, 7-101, 8-119, 9-125 (53.2 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair17   6441--
Taylor10   2292--
Reid6   252--
Butler2   120--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayc Hadlee b Motz22     
GP Bilbylbw b Andrews8     
BW Sinclairrun out15     
*JR Reidc Ward b Kiddey37     
PT Bartonc Ward b Motz18     
A Robertsc Hadlee b Irving4     
LC Butlerb Andrews19     
+TG McMahonlbw b Motz3     
AR Taylorrun out0     
RW Blairnot out6     
BD Morrisonb Kiddey1     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 87.2 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-34, 3-79, 4-83, 5-97, 6-115, 7-135, 8-135, 9-135, 10-142 (87.2 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Motz34   12673--
Andrews23   11332--
Gallop1   070--
Irving9   4111--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GT Dowlingc Bilby b Reid20     
PGZ Harrislbw b Blair1     
BG Hadleelbw b Blair15     
RG Hortinc McMahon b Blair0     
DL Galloplbw b Reid0     
+JT Wardc McMahon b Blair0     
PB Wightb Butler15     
RC Motzc Murray b Reid0     
JWF Kiddeyc Murray b Reid11     
BC Irvingc McMahon b Blair0     
B Andrewsnot out4     
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-39, 3-43, 4-43, 5-44, 6-44, 7-47, 8-58, 9-67, 10-78 (53.3 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair22   14215--
Morrison13   6250--
Taylor2   200--
Reid16   9204--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murraynot out21     
GP Bilbyc sub b Kiddey34     
PT Bartonnot out9     
BW Sinclairdid not bat      
*JR Reiddid not bat      
A Robertsdid not bat      
LC Butlerdid not bat      
+TG McMahondid not bat      
AR Taylordid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
BD Morrisondid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(1 wicket, 18.2 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Bilby)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Motz3   0240--
Andrews3   180--
Kiddey5   3121--
Irving6   270--
Harris1   090--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RG Hortin made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RG Hortin made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> A Roberts made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> A Roberts made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> PGZ Harris (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 26
--> PB Wight retired hurt in the Canterbury first innings having scored 8 (team had lost 3 wickets)