Ashburton County v North Canterbury
Other matches in New Zealand 1968/69
VenueAshburton Domain, Ashburton on 21st, 22nd December 1968 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Ashburton County (1) 16/0 (Lane 10*, Jenkins 2*; 4 overs)

North Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SJ Blakelyrun out21 284- 
+PR Williamsrun out176 31523- 
PT Johnstonc Hortin b O'Reilly9 241- 
DW McRaelbw b White15 602- 
PR Rutherfordc Lane b Butler50 936- 
SJ Ryanc Lane b White58 1058- 
RC Merrinc Bruce b White20 204- 
AJ Tuitenot out5 31-- 
GW Cowlesb Butler1 4-- 
WH Newtonnot out14 721 
AF Rapleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 94 overs)380
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Blakely), 2-61 (Johnston), 3-95 (McRae), 4-186 (Rutherford), 5-335 (Ryan), 6-337 (Williams), 7-360 (Merrin), 8-363 (Cowles)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Butler20   2932--
O'Reilly12   2481--
White28   5943--
Sampson13   2520--
Tew10   0430--
Bruce9   0270--
Hortin2   0120--

Ashburton County first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*IG Lanenot out10     
RG Jenkinsnot out2  -- 
+BE Tuttydid not bat      
RG Hortindid not bat      
DJ Isherwooddid not bat      
BV Sampsondid not bat      
OD Brucedid not bat      
BD Whitedid not bat      
KM Butlerdid not bat      
RM O'Reillydid not bat      
CG Tewdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 4 overs)16
North Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Merrin2   090--
Cowles2   130--

--> There was no play on the final day.

PR Williams and PR Rutherford added 91 in 93 minutes for the fourth wicket in the North Canterbury first innings
PR Williams and SJ Ryan added 149 in 105 minutes for the fifth wicket in the North Canterbury first innings
PR Williams scored 1 five in the North Canterbury first innings
Rain prevented any play on the second day