Canterbury v Otago
Other First-Class matches in New Zealand 1907/08
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 24th, 25th, 26th December 1907 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by 104 runs
UmpiresC Hardy, AD Hart
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 73/9 (Torrance 4*, Downes 2*)
Close of play day 2Otago (2) 5/1 (Adams 2*, Williams 3*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HB Luskc Williams b Downes8     
WR Patrickc Williams b Downes19     
AE Ackroydrun out0     
*D Reesec Austin b Fisher49     
M Moorhouseb Downes42     
SA Orchardc Watson b Downes9     
CA Cuffb Fisher0     
A Anthonynot out18     
+C Boxshallc Austin b Fisher46     
JH Bennettb Fisher0     
EE Crawshawb Downes3     
Extras(14 b, 2 lb)16
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Lusk), 2-27 (Ackroyd), 3-36 (Patrick), 4-104 (Moorhouse), 5-126 (Orchard), 6-136 (Cuff), 7-139 (Reese), 8-201 (Boxshall), 9-201 (Bennett), 10-210 (Crawshaw, 62.3 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fisher20   9634--
Austin8   0270--
Torrance2   030--
Watson1   060--
Mackersy2   0250--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Austinc Crawshaw b Bennett4     
HC Watsonc Moorhouse b Crawshaw0     
TD Adamsc Boxshall b Bennett1     
AG Eckholdc and b Bennett7     
WW Mackersyc Anthony b Crawshaw7     
CG Wilsonb Reese19     
HG Siedebergc Crawshaw b Reese26     
RC Torranceb Bennett12     
AH Fisherc Lusk b Reese0     
+F Williamsc Crawshaw b Reese1     
AD Downesnot out13     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 49.3 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Austin), 2-4 (Watson), 3-11 (Eckhold), 4-14 (Adams), 5-20 (Mackersy), 6-64 (Wilson), 7-69 (Siedeberg), 8-69 (Fisher), 9-71 (Williams), 10-92 (Torrance, 49.3 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawshaw14   2202--
Lusk5   0200--
Reese9   2194--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HB Luskb Fisher17     
WR Patrickc Williams b Fisher12     
AE Ackroydc Austin b Downes0     
*D Reesec Fisher b Austin40     
SA Orchardc Eckhold b Austin36     
M Moorhouserun out86     
A Anthonyb Austin2     
CA Cuffb Torrance7     
+C Boxshallrun out1     
JH Bennettc Adams b Austin28     
EE Crawshawnot out0     
Extras(9 b, 1 lb)10
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Patrick), 2-26 (Ackroyd), 3-48 (Lusk), 4-92 (Reese), 5-167 (Orchard), 6-173 (Anthony), 7-190 (Cuff), 8-193 (Boxshall), 9-219 (Moorhouse), 10-239 (Bennett, 56.3 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fisher20   5782--
Downes14   2511--
Torrance9   1341--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TD Adamsc Lusk b Bennett7     
AH Fisherb Reese0     
+F Williamsb Reese8     
*GG Austinb Bennett53     
HG Siedebergc Reese b Crawshaw37     
AD Downesc Ackroyd b Bennett5     
CG Wilsonc Crawshaw b Reese14     
AG Eckholdnot out59     
HC Watsonb Orchard40     
WW Mackersyst Boxshall b Reese1     
RC Torrancec sub (JS Barrett) b Lusk16     
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 121 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Fisher), 2-12 (Williams), 3-20 (Adams), 4-75 (Siedeberg), 5-92 (Downes), 6-110 (Wilson), 7-140 (Austin), 8-215 (Watson), 9-216 (Mackersy), 10-253 (Torrance, 121 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bennett40   18463--
Crawshaw13   4281-1
Lusk6   0261--
Reese42   91014--
Patrick4   350--
Moorhouse2   050--
Cuff3   150--
Orchard11   3241--

--> HC Watson made his debut in First-Class matches
--> TD Adams made his debut in First-Class matches
--> AE Ackroyd made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> CA Cuff made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> C Boxshall (1) passed his previous highest score of 40 in First-Class matches
--> M Moorhouse (2) passed his previous highest score of 63 in First-Class matches
--> GG Austin (2) equalled his previous highest score of 53 in First-Class matches
--> AG Eckhold (2) passed his previous highest score of 41 in First-Class matches
--> AE Ackroyd made his debut for Canterbury in First-Class matches
--> JH Bennett reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed GG Austin, his 3rd wicket in the Otago second innings