Dunedin Metropolitan v Otago Country Associations and Southland
Other matches in New Zealand 1967/68
VenueUniversity Oval, Dunedin on 1st, 2nd, 3rd December 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultDunedin Metropolitan won by 9 wickets
UmpiresDE Currie, LHG Harmer
Close of play day 1Dunedin Metropolitan (1) 294/9 (McKechnie 4*; 96.2 overs)
Close of play day 2Otago Country Associations and Southland (2) 122/6 (Alabaster ?*, Barrie ?*)

Dunedin Metropolitan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+GW Henryc and b Ashby11     
GD Beerc Papps b Barrie87  111 
PC Sempleb Alabaster57  6- 
RW Hutchisonc Papps b Barrie62  7- 
*SN McGregorrun out8     
GB Inglisc Papps b Vear7     
NW McKenziec Shewan b Ashby5     
KO Campbellb Vear2     
AM Matatumualbw b Alabaster30     
DEC McKechnieb Alabaster4     
SJ Edwardnot out1     
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)21
Total(all out, 97 overs)295
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Henry), 2-125 (Semple), 3-201 (Beer), 4-236 (Hutchison), 5-236 (McGregor), 6-248 (Inglis), 7-248 (McKenzie), 8-262 (Campbell), 9-294 (Matatumua, 96.2 ov), 10-295 (McKechnie, 97 ov)
Otago Country Associations and Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashby18   4652--
Cowles13   1500--
Vear31   8892--
Alabaster24   6413--
Barrie11   3292--

Otago Country Associations and Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Buttarb Edward1     
BA Shewanc Henry b McKechnie47     
SG McKnightb Edward011-- 
+BR Pappsc Beer b Campbell18     
LD Hollandslbw b Campbell13     
WA Robertsonc and b McKechnie5     
DJ Vearc Henry b Campbell8     
*GD Alabasterrun out16     
J Barriec Matatumua b Edward10     
GW Cowlesrun out4     
GA Ashbynot out3     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 205 minutes, 79 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Buttar), 2-1 (McKnight), 3-67, 4-72, 5-88, 6-100, 7-105, 8-123, 9-130, 10-137 (79 ov)
Dunedin Metropolitan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matatumua13   1280--
Edward20   8263--
Campbell20   10313--
McKechnie26   11402--

Otago Country Associations and Southland second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Buttarc Henry b Matatumua4     
BA Shewanb Campbell36     
LD Hollandsb Edward21     
SG McKnightlbw b Matatumua27     
DJ Vearc Henry b Matatumua22     
*GD Alabasterb McKechnie25     
GW Cowlesc McKechnie b Matatumua0     
J Barriec Campbell b McKechnie36     
+BR Pappsrun out7     
WA Robertsonc Henry b Matatumua0     
GA Ashbynot out0     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 98.5 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Buttar), 2-56 (Hollands), 3-71 (Shewan), 4-106 (McKnight), 5-115 (Vear), 6-117 (Cowles), 7-154 (Alabaster), 8-171 (Papps), 9-178 (Robertson), 10-186 (Barrie, 98.5 ov)
Dunedin Metropolitan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matatumua31   15555--
Edward25   9531--
Campbell17   7311--

Dunedin Metropolitan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Beerb Vear4     
+GW Henrynot out9     
PC Semplenot out17     
RW Hutchisondid not bat      
*SN McGregordid not bat      
GB Inglisdid not bat      
NW McKenziedid not bat      
KO Campbelldid not bat      
AM Matatumuadid not bat      
DEC McKechniedid not bat      
SJ Edwarddid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(1 wicket, 14.2 overs)32
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Beer)
Otago Country Associations and Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barrie6   360--
Vear7   1191--

--> PC Semple (1) 50 in 70 minutes

GD Beer and PC Semple added 107 for the second wicket in the Dunedin Metropolitan first innings
GD Beer and RW Hutchison added 76 for the third wicket in the Dunedin Metropolitan first innings
On the first day more than 2 hours play was lost after lunch due to rain
On the second day an appeal against the light was upheld at 5.30pm ending play for the day 30 minutes before stumps were due to be drawn
This was an Otago Plunket Shield trial