Wellington v Northern Districts
Plunket Shield 1960/61
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 13th, 14th January 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by an innings and 132 runs
PointsWellington 10; Northern Districts 0
UmpiresJ Cowie, EWT Tindill
Close of play day 1Northern Districts (1) 13/1 (Bradburn 6*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Guyc Petrie b Puna57     
GM Aimb Hoskin21     
PT Bartonc and b Hoskin0     
*JR Reidlbw b Puna65     
AH Prestonb Langdon62     
BW Sinclairlbw b Hoskin90     
LC Butlerc Bradburn b Langdon26     
GT McConnellc Shaw b Puna5     
+TG McMahonb Puna23     
RW Blairnot out2     
BD Morrisondid not bat      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(9 wickets, declared, 112 overs)359
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-39, 3-144, 4-151, 5-250, 6-298, 7-320, 8-355, 9-359 (112 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hoskin29   41163--
Langdon29   9602--
Shaw4   0170--
Alabaster15   2510--
Puna29   5814--
Lissette6   0260--

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Donaldc McMahon b Blair6     
WP Bradburnnot out45     
TE Shawc McConnell b Morrison2     
BH Pairaudeauc McConnell b Blair8     
GD Alabasterc Butler b Blair0     
SW Veitchc and b Blair10     
*+EC Petriec McMahon b Blair0     
MC Langdonc Aim b Reid10     
N Punac Butler b Reid0     
AF Lissettec Sinclair b Blair0     
DC Hoskinb Blair0     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 47.4 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-16, 3-30, 4-34, 5-52, 6-62, 7-77, 8-77, 9-87, 10-87 (47.4 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morrison13   6231--
Reid8   6142--
McConnell3   0140--

Northern Districts second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Donaldc McMahon b Morrison0     
WP Bradburnc and b Butler32     
TE Shawb Morrison0     
BH Pairaudeauc Butler b Reid4     
GD Alabasterc McMahon b Butler27     
SW Veitchlbw b Blair5     
*+EC Petriec McMahon b Blair33     
MC Langdonc McMahon b McConnell17     
N Punab McConnell1     
AF Lissettec Aim b McConnell0     
DC Hoskinnot out9     
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-6, 3-17, 4-64, 5-65, 6-80, 7-106, 8-108, 9-112, 10-140 (83.1 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morrison16   10222--
Reid11   6231--
McConnell24   14293--
Butler20   7402--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> DL Donald made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> DL Donald made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> JR Reid (1) passed 10500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 20
--> BW Sinclair (1) passed his previous highest score of 73 in First-Class matches
--> BW Sinclair (1) passed his previous highest score of 73 in Plunket Shield matches
--> BW Sinclair (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 56
--> GD Alabaster (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 22