Wellington v Otago
Shell Trophy 1978/79 (Section One)
VenueHutt Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt on 27th, 28th, 29th January 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossOtago won the toss and decided to field
ResultOtago won by 7 wickets
PointsWellington 6 (Batting 4, Bowling 2); Otago 18 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresAH Hart, SJ Woodward
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 106/3 (Rutherford 23*, Campbell 25*)
Close of play day 2Wellington (2) 135/6 (Taylor 21*, Cederwall 8*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Edgarc BR Blair b Boock11     
GA Newdicklbw b Cairns28     
RH Vancelbw b Hill27     
*JFM Morrisonb Cairns55     
JV Coneyc WL Blair b Boock37     
EJ Grayc and b Cairns38     
BR Taylorc Lees b Cairns0     
BW Cederwallc WL Blair b Boock39     
+AR Hewsonb Cairns0     
PJ Petherickrun out1     
EJ Chatfieldnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 12 nb, 1 w)23
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-50, 3-109, 4-164, 5-176, 6-177, 7-251, 8-251, 9-256, 10-259 (64.2 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns28   5895--
Hills3   0130--
Hill4   0181--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IA Rutherfordc Morrison b Petherick43     
SJ McCullumc Edgar b Taylor0     
WL Blairb Taylor37     
BR Blairc Hewson b Taylor9     
KO Campbellc Hewson b Chatfield52     
*+WK Leesc Hewson b Chatfield2     
BL Cairnsc Chatfield b Gray20     
RJ Hillb Petherick36     
JG Bracewellb Petherick40     
PW Hillsnot out2     
SL Boocklbw b Petherick0     
Extras(20 b, 15 lb, 1 nb)36
Total(all out, 85 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-47, 3-59, 4-150, 5-160, 6-181, 7-193, 8-262, 9-273, 10-277 (85 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chatfield20   5452--
Taylor14   3663--
Coney7   1220--
Cederwall3   160--
Petherick17   4414--
Gray24   10611--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Edgarc Rutherford b Bracewell33     
GA Newdickb Cairns18     
RH Vancelbw b Cairns4     
*JFM Morrisonb Boock7     
JV Coneyc Cairns b Bracewell27     
EJ Grayc Rutherford b Boock7     
BR Taylorc Hill b Bracewell57     
BW Cederwallc +WL Blair b Cairns11     
+AR Hewsonc +WL Blair b Bracewell16     
PJ Petherickc Rutherford b Bracewell2     
EJ Chatfieldnot out1     
Extras(7 b, 3 nb)10
Total(all out, 59 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-47, 3-54, 4-96, 5-99, 6-115, 7-156, 8-181, 9-192, 10-193 (59 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns17   1673--
Hills4   1180--
Boock26   12652--
Bracewell12   4335--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IA Rutherfordc Taylor b Chatfield44     
SJ McCullumb Taylor6     
WL Blairnot out85     
BR Blairc Chatfield b Cederwall24     
KO Campbellnot out0     
*+WK Leesdid not bat      
BL Cairnsdid not bat      
RJ Hilldid not bat      
JG Bracewelldid not bat      
PW Hillsdid not bat      
SL Boockdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 8 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)17
Total(3 wickets, 42.7 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-105, 3-165
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chatfield12   2391--
Taylor6   2151--
Petherick10   2380--
Gray9   2430--
Morrison1   070--

--> Each first innings was limited to 85 overs
--> EJ Gray (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in Plunket Shield matches
--> IA Rutherford did not score for 60 minutes in the Otago first innings
--> RJ Hill (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Plunket Shield matches
--> RJ Hill (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in first-class matches
--> JG Bracewell (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in first-class matches
--> JG Bracewell (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in Plunket Shield matches
--> JV Coney (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> AR Hewson made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AR Hewson made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> IA Rutherford (2) passed 2000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 1
--> EJ Chatfield reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Otago second innings