Otago v Northern Districts
Plunket Shield 1967/68
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultOtago won by 6 wickets
PointsOtago 10; Northern Districts 0
UmpiresASH Cutler, RC Scott
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 139/9 (Milburn 3*, Webster 1*)
Close of play day 2Otago (2) 76/3 (Hutchison 10*, Semple 20*)

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonb JC Alabaster39     
GA Roselbw b Webster8     
JW Guyc Milburn b Webster1     
GV Gilesb GD Alabaster13     
JR Carsonlbw b Webster21     
*HT Schusterrun out11     
PD Stonec Beer b JC Alabaster3     
N Punanot out25     
+LS Mountainlbw b JC Alabaster8     
JD Smithb JC Alabaster5     
KD Kennedyb JC Alabaster0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 69.1 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-31, 3-57, 4-65, 5-94, 6-98, 7-98, 8-115, 9-137, 10-137 (69.1 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webster16   3413--
Matatumua5   1140--
JC Alabaster29.115435--
GD Alabaster19   7361--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WL Blairlbw b Kennedy27     
GD Beerb Giles11     
*SN McGregorb Puna28     
RW Hutchisonc Carson b Puna9     
PC Semplec Kennedy b Puna33     
GD Alabasterc Smith b Kennedy4     
KO Campbellb Puna0     
AM Matatumualbw b Kennedy1     
JC Alabasterc and b Puna11     
+BD Milburnlbw b Puna6     
RV Websternot out42     
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 73.4 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-71, 3-83, 4-92, 5-123, 6-123, 7-123, 8-135, 9-135, 10-186 (73.4 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith12   3350--
Giles4   1141--
Kennedy25   6493--

Northern Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HT Schusterc and b JC Alabaster46     
GA Rosec McGregor b JC Alabaster18     
JW Guylbw b GD Alabaster26     
GV Gilesb JC Alabaster15     
JR Carsonst Milburn b GD Alabaster7     
PD Stonec Matatumua b GD Alabaster9     
N Punac McGregor b GD Alabaster11     
+LS Mountainb JC Alabaster26     
JD Smithb GD Alabaster1     
KD Kennedynot out4     
MJ Hortonb JC Alabaster0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 105.5 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-82, 3-98, 4-108, 5-122, 6-124, 7-156, 8-164, 9-168, 10-168 (105.5 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webster6   1210--
Matatumua2   020--
JC Alabaster45.519795--
GD Alabaster45   24525--
Campbell7   290--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WL Blairc Kennedy b Puna10     
GD Beerst Mountain b Puna35     
*SN McGregorrun out0     
RW Hutchisonst Mountain b Stone17     
PC Semplenot out51     
GD Alabasternot out6     
KO Campbelldid not bat      
AM Matatumuadid not bat      
JC Alabasterdid not bat      
+BD Milburndid not bat      
RV Websterdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(4 wickets, 62.4 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-42, 3-52, 4-98
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith3   0180--
Kennedy21   6390--
Stone7   2141--
Carson1   010--

--> RV Webster (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in Plunket Shield matches
--> GD Beer (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> PC Semple (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> JC Alabaster reached 200 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Northern Districts first innings
--> N Puna reached 200 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Otago first innings