Canterbury v Otago
Shell Trophy 1977/78 (Section Two)
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 13th, 14th, 15th January 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossOtago won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by 2 wickets
PointsCanterbury 16 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Otago 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresB Dennison, F Fielding
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 65/2 (Parker 9*, McEwan 9*)
Close of play day 2Otago (2) 127/7 (Cairns 19*, McKechnie 7*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SJ McCullumc Congdon b Boock48     
WL Blairc Parker b Boock47     
RN Stewartst Ryan b Boock0     
KO Campbellc Parker b Congdon39     
PR Facooryb DR Hadlee50     
*+WK Leesnot out36     
BL Cairnsrun out11     
BR Blairb Boock10     
BJ McKechniedid not bat      
GB Thomsondid not bat      
PJ Petherickdid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 4 nb)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 74 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-83, 2-85, 3-114, 4-187, 5-209, 6-233, 7-253 (74 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King6   1210--
Eddington6   0210--
DR Hadlee17   2601--
Boock29   6944--
Congdon13   3291--
Stead3   0160--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Comanc and b Cairns14     
BG Hadleeb McKechnie30     
NM Parkerc Campbell b Petherick31     
PE McEwanc and b Thomson15     
BE Congdonb Petherick28     
DW Steadc Campbell b Petherick25     
*+ML Ryannot out32     
DR Hadleeb Petherick1     
WL Eddingtonnot out11     
SL Boockdid not bat      
RH Kingdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(7 wickets, declared, 73.6 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-49, 3-73, 4-113, 5-138, 6-171, 7-173
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson11   2361--
Cairns19   4421--
McKechnie16   5271--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SJ McCullumc Parker b DR Hadlee1     
WL Blairb Eddington2     
RN Stewartst Ryan b Stead36     
KO Campbellc Parker b DR Hadlee7     
PR Facooryc Stead b Boock0     
*+WK Leesc and b DR Hadlee11     
BR Blairlbw b Stead36     
BJ McKechniec BG Hadlee b Boock15     
BL Cairnslbw b DR Hadlee23     
GB Thomsonb DR Hadlee4     
PJ Pethericknot out1     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 57.7 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-21, 4-27, 5-61, 6-81, 7-102, 8-131, 9-137, 10-145 (57.7 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eddington6   1221--
DR Hadlee21   5385--
Congdon9   1220--
Stead9   3262--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Comanc Facoory b Thomson16     
BG Hadleeb Petherick31     
NM Parkerc and b Cairns47     
PE McEwanb Petherick21     
BE Congdonb Petherick20     
DW Steadc Facoory b Petherick4     
*+ML Ryanc and b Cairns1     
DR Hadleenot out22     
WL Eddingtonc McKechnie b Cairns16     
SL Boocknot out4     
RH Kingdid not bat      
Extras(19 b, 1 lb)20
Total(8 wickets, 64.3 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-81, 3-122, 4-134, 5-145, 6-146, 7-152, 8-191
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson4   0181--
Cairns27   8503--
McKechnie8   4130--

--> Each first innings was limited to 75 overs
--> KO Campbell (1) passed 2000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 7
--> PR Facoory (1) equalled his previous highest score of 50 in first-class matches
--> PR Facoory (1) equalled his previous highest score of 50 in Plunket Shield matches
--> PR Facoory (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> BG Hadlee (1) passed 3000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 5
--> RH King made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RH King made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> SL Boock reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Otago second innings