Otago v Canterbury
Other First-Class matches in New Zealand 1883/84
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 14th, 15th March 1884 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to field
ResultOtago won by 27 runs
UmpiresRoberts, GS Robertson
Close of play day 1Otago (2) 38/6 (Cooke 0*, Dixon 5*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LM Harrisc McDowell b Wilding30     
WJ Crawshawc and b Dunlop12     
WG Dixonc Rothwell b Pocock15     
H MacNeilc Wilding b Dunlop0     
*ET Collinsonc Rothwell b Pocock1     
+TTL Austinc Pocock b Dunlop14     
WH Parkerb Dunlop5     
FH Cookec Wilding b Pocock3     
HA Boddingtonnot out7     
WH Skitchlbw b Pocock6     
C Frithb Pocock3     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 58.1 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Crawshaw), 2-43 (Dixon), 3-45 (MacNeil), 4-64 (Harris), 5-64 (Collinson), 6-85 (Austin), 7-87 (Parker), 8-88 (Cooke), 9-94 (Skitch), 10-104 (Frith, 58.1 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dunlop20   7314--
Pocock21   7315--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WV Milltonc Austin b MacNeil10     
RD Harmanc Austin b Frith0     
*F Wildingc Parker b Cooke9     
WJ Cotterillb MacNeil9     
WH Dudneyc Austin b Cooke1     
WEP Barnesc and b Cooke0     
+J Rothwellb MacNeil1     
WJ Pocockb MacNeil0     
ECJ Stevensc MacNeil b Cooke2     
DEL Dunloprun out1     
W McDowellnot out9     
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)44
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Harman), 2-17 (Wilding), 3-30 (Cotterill), 4-31 (Dudney), 5-31 (Barnes), 6-32 (Rothwell), 7-32 (Pocock), 8-33 (Millton), 9-35 (Stevens), 10-44 (Dunlop, 56.3 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Frith12   671--
MacNeil16   7134--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Parkerb Dunlop2     
HA Boddingtonc Harman b Wilding12     
LM Harrisb Wilding10     
WJ Crawshawb Wilding1     
*ET Collinsonb Pocock0     
H MacNeilc and b Wilding2     
FH Cookenot out16     
WG Dixonlbw b Pocock7     
+TTL Austinb Pocock7     
WH Skitchb Pocock4     
C Frithrun out0     
Extras(10 b, 2 lb)12
Total(all out, 39.1 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Parker), 2-21 (Boddington), 3-27 (Crawshaw), 4-27 (Collinson), 5-30 (MacNeil), 6-33 (Harris), 7-45 (Dixon), 8-58 (Austin), 9-70 (Skitch), 10-73 (Frith, 39.1 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dunlop9   3161--
Wilding12   2294--
McDowell1   020--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WV Milltonlbw b Austin8     
*F Wildingrun out20     
WH Dudneylbw b Cooke28     
WJ Pococklbw b Cooke0     
WEP Barnesb Austin20     
WJ Cotterillb Cooke2     
RD Harmanb Cooke4     
ECJ Stevensb Cooke2     
DEL Dunlopc Harris b Cooke4     
W McDowellnot out4     
+J Rothwellb Cooke6     
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 72 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Wilding), 2-57 (Dudney), 3-57 (Pocock), 4-73 (Millton), 5-75 (Cotterill), 6-86 (Harman), 7-86 (Barnes), 8-96 (Stevens), 9-96 (Dunlop), 10-106 (Rothwell, 72 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cooke35   12577--
MacNeil20   12220--
Parker4   230--
Dixon2   070--
Austin11   592--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> J Rothwell made his debut in First-Class matches
--> W McDowell made his debut in First-Class matches
--> WH Skitch made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> J Rothwell made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> ECJ Stevens made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> FH Cooke reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed ECJ Stevens, his 5th wicket in the Canterbury second innings