Otago v Wellington
Plunket Shield 1970/71
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 31st December 1970, 1st, 2nd January 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by 121 runs
PointsOtago 4 (Bowling 4); Wellington 16 (Batting 1, Bowling 5)
UmpiresDE Currie, LHG Harmer
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 18/2 (Freeman 2*, Hutchison 0*)
Close of play day 2Wellington (2) 107/4 (Riley 21*, Bolton 0*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayb Andrews14     
GA Newdickc Freeman b Andrews21     
JFM Morrisonb Andrews9     
*BW Sinclairc Campbell b Alabaster33     
JD Rileyc Milburn b Webb4     
BA Boltonc Turner b Campbell12     
+IJ Therklesonc Roy b Alabaster0     
BR Taylorc Webb b Alabaster13     
HA Morganst Milburn b Alabaster47     
WA Greenstreetnot out10     
RO Collingedid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 52.6 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-45, 3-46, 4-51, 5-83, 6-90, 7-103, 8-138, 9-176 (52.6 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webb9   1381--
Andrews15   2593--
Campbell11   2211--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Therkleson b Collinge5     
LR Pearsonc Taylor b Collinge11     
BT Freemanc Morrison b Collinge12     
RW Hutchisonb Collinge5     
KO Campbellb Collinge5     
PC Semplec Sinclair b Bolton44     
*GD Alabasterc Therkleson b Collinge0     
RA Royc Collinge b Bolton22     
+BD Milburnnot out8     
B Andrewsc Morgan b Bolton12     
MG Webbb Bolton0     
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 60.5 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-17, 3-31, 4-36, 5-53, 6-53, 7-109, 8-113, 9-129, 10-133 (60.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge17   4406--
Taylor10   3180--
Greenstreet6   3120--
Morrison10   3260--
Morgan6   360--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayb Webb6     
GA Newdickc Campbell b Alabaster37     
JFM Morrisonc Semple b Alabaster19     
*BW Sinclairc Turner b Roy18     
JD Rileyc Turner b Campbell32     
BA Boltonc Pearson b Campbell0     
+IJ Therklesonnot out40     
BR Taylorc Pearson b Alabaster29     
HA Morganc Turner b Alabaster11     
WA Greenstreetc Semple b Andrews2     
RO Collingec Andrews b Alabaster1     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 6 nb)8
Total(all out, 73 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-59, 3-72, 4-107, 5-107, 6-124, 7-171, 8-195, 9-198, 10-203 (73 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webb10   1431--
Andrews13   4401--
Alabaster30   8705--
Campbell7   3162--
Roy13   4261--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Murray b Morrison43     
LR Pearsonc Murray b Taylor10     
BT Freemanb Morgan4     
RW Hutchisonb Morgan0     
KO Campbellc Therkleson b Morrison7     
PC Semplerun out3     
*GD Alabasterc Newdick b Bolton2     
RA Royb Murray30     
B Andrewsc Murray b Bolton0     
+BD Milburnc Morrison b Bolton2     
MG Webbnot out20     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 60 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-29, 3-39, 4-56, 5-67, 6-71, 7-73, 8-77, 9-79, 10-125 (60 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge9   3110--
Taylor11   3161--
Greenstreet5   1160--
Morrison11   2232--
Bolton11   0433--
Morgan10   672--
Murray3   151--

--> BAG Murray (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> RA Roy made his debut in first-class matches
--> RA Roy made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> BT Freeman made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> BT Freeman made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> MG Webb (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in Plunket Shield matches
--> MG Webb (2) passed his previous highest score of 15 in first-class matches
--> B Andrews reached 100 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Wellington first innings
--> GD Alabaster reached 150 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Wellington second innings
--> HA Morgan reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Otago second innings