Auckland v Canterbury
Plunket Shield 1972/73
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 28th, 29th, 30th December 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAuckland won by 34 runs
PointsAuckland 15 (Batting 1, Bowling 4); Canterbury 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresECA Mackintosh, S Sukias
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 131/9 (Coman 68*, Irving 0*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (1) 133/9 (Coman 69*, Irving 1*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Redmondc RJ Hadlee b Pollard29     
RM Harrislbw b DR Hadlee14     
TW Jarvisb Pollard34     
JG Gibsonlbw b Pollard26     
*GE Vivianc DR Hadlee b Pollard0     
GP Howarthc Ryan b Pollard14     
RW Morganc Wadsworth b RJ Hadlee25     
+RA Dykeslbw b RJ Hadlee5     
HJ Howarthb RJ Hadlee0     
RS Cunisb DR Hadlee10     
RE Suttonnot out5     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 54.2 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-64, 3-90, 4-90, 5-111, 6-141, 7-143, 8-143, 9-150, 10-163 (54.2 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RJ Hadlee11   0653--
DR Hadlee8.21322--
Pollard22   13275--
Kirk11   1320--
Irving2   160--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Comannot out69     
ML Ryanc Redmond b Cunis0     
JW Burttb Sutton0     
*BF Hastingsc Harris b Sutton12     
CL Bullc Gibson b Sutton0     
V Pollardlbw b Sutton1     
+KJ Wadsworthc Dykes b Cunis17     
DR Hadleec Dykes b Cunis7     
RJ Hadleeb HJ Howarth5     
CM Kirklbw b HJ Howarth11     
BC Irvingnot out1     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 4 nb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 35 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-7, 3-50, 4-50, 5-53, 6-84, 7-94, 8-105, 9-129
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutton11   0514--
Cunis16   2413--
HJ Howarth8   2312--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Redmondb RJ Hadlee3     
RM Harrisc Pollard b Irving45     
TW Jarvisc Pollard b RJ Hadlee0     
JG Gibsonc Hastings b Irving40     
*GE Viviannot out59     
GP Howarthc Ryan b Irving10     
RW Morganb Irving1     
+RA Dykesnot out24     
HJ Howarthdid not bat      
RS Cunisdid not bat      
RE Suttondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(6 wickets, declared, 59.3 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-16, 3-95, 4-95, 5-129, 6-143
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RJ Hadlee5   0242--
DR Hadlee5   1290--
Pollard24   7510--
Kirk7   1220--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Comanc Vivian b HJ Howarth25     
ML Ryanst Dykes b HJ Howarth26     
JW Burttc Gibson b HJ Howarth15     
*BF Hastingsc GP Howarth b Morgan10     
CL Bullc Sutton b Morgan32     
V Pollardc GP Howarth b HJ Howarth4     
+KJ Wadsworthst Dykes b Morgan32     
DR Hadleec and b HJ Howarth9     
RJ Hadleerun out15     
CM Kirknot out6     
BC Irvingc Dykes b Morgan3     
Extras(7 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 39.1 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-56, 3-75, 4-85, 5-95, 6-126, 7-147, 8-174, 9-176, 10-187 (39.1 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutton4   1200--
Cunis6   1180--
HJ Howarth16   2715--
Vivian3   1210--

--> TW Jarvis (1) passed 2000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 27
--> JG Gibson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> PG Coman (1) passed his previous highest score of 61 in first-class matches
--> PG Coman (1) passed his previous highest score of 61 in Plunket Shield matches
--> PG Coman (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> BF Hastings (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> RJ Hadlee (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in Plunket Shield matches
--> RJ Hadlee (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches