Wellington v Northern Districts
Shell Cup 1978/79
VenueHutt Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt on 7th, 8th, 9th January 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthern Districts won by 9 wickets
PointsWellington 6 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Northern Districts 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 2)
UmpiresAH Hart, RL Monteith
Close of play day 1Northern Districts (1) 63/0 (JG Wright 48*, Kuggeleijn 5*)
Close of play day 2Wellington (2) 51/0 (Newdick 24*, Edgar 24*)
Man of the MatchJG Wright

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Edgarlbw b Stimpson93     
GA Newdickb Anderson29     
RH Vancec MJE Wright b Roberts0     
*JFM Morrisonb Anderson55     
BR Taylorb Anderson14     
+AR Hewsonc JG Wright b Stimpson7     
GN Cederwallc Scott b Anderson8     
EJ Graynot out23     
JP Toppnot out4     
PJ Petherickdid not bat      
EJ Chatfielddid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(7 wickets, declared, 69 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-37, 3-172, 4-192, 5-203, 6-212, 7-226
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stimpson18   2702--
Anderson21   3754--
Roberts7   4131--
Scott8   1290--
Gillott15   3460--

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightc Hewson b Taylor54     
CM Kuggeleijnc Edgar b Taylor14     
JG Gibsonb Chatfield15     
*JM Parkerc Cederwall b Chatfield48     
ADG Robertsb Petherick3     
PJ Hollandlbw b Chatfield2     
+MJE Wrightc Hewson b Taylor56     
AJP Stimpsonc Petherick b Chatfield36     
SJ Scottb Taylor17     
PS Andersonc Hewson b Chatfield1     
EK Gillottnot out2     
Extras(10 b, 12 lb)22
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-84, 3-103, 4-106, 5-119, 6-186, 7-217, 8-258, 9-260, 10-270 (83.1 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chatfield25   10585--
Cederwall11   3270--
Petherick21   4711--
Gray5   1220--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Edgarlbw b Scott59     
GA Newdickc Kuggeleijn b Scott77     
RH Vanceb Stimpson38     
*JFM Morrisonb Holland43     
BR Taylorc Gillott b Stimpson24     
EJ Grayb Anderson0     
JP Toppnot out0     
+AR Hewsondid not bat      
GN Cederwalldid not bat      
PJ Petherickdid not bat      
EJ Chatfielddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(6 wickets, declared, 61.4 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-132, 2-157, 3-216, 4-244, 5-248, 6-250 (61.4 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Anderson20   1731--
Roberts1   040--
Scott12   0562--
Gillott6   3120--
Kuggeleijn4   1150--
Holland7   0441--

Northern Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightnot out145     
CM Kuggeleijnrun out12     
JG Gibsonnot out58     
*JM Parkerdid not bat      
ADG Robertsdid not bat      
PJ Hollanddid not bat      
+MJE Wrightdid not bat      
AJP Stimpsondid not bat      
SJ Scottdid not bat      
PS Andersondid not bat      
EK Gillottdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(1 wicket, 61.6 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-62 (Kuggeleijn)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chatfield14   2440--
Cederwall4   0260--
Petherick24   13510--
Gray15   5620--

--> Each first innings was limited to 85 overs
--> JP Topp made his debut in first-class matches
--> JP Topp made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> AJP Stimpson (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in first-class matches
--> AJP Stimpson (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Plunket Shield matches
--> GA Newdick (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> JP Topp made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JP Topp made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> JG Wright (2) passed his previous highest score of 115 in Plunket Shield matches