Wellington v Canterbury
Plunket Shield 1961/62
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 2nd, 3rd January 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to field
ResultWellington won by 9 wickets
PointsWellington 10; Canterbury 0
UmpiresDEA Copps, MC Maris
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 70/6 (Thomson 15*, MacGibbon 25*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayc England b Dawson16     
+TG McMahonb Dawson2     
BW Sinclairst England b Poore83     
AH Prestonrun out22     
*RA Vancec Kiddey b Poore15     
JEF Beckc England b Dawson9     
LC Butlerb Poore28     
GT McConnellnot out23     
RW Blairc Dawson b Kiddey13     
JS Parsonb Kiddey7     
BD Morrisonc and b Kiddey1     
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 4 nb)13
Total(all out, 93.4 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-20, 3-63, 4-96, 5-123, 6-164, 7-192, 8-220, 9-230, 10-232 (93.4 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dawson28   5693--
MacGibbon17   4340--
Poore16   4513--
Bolton2   110--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Boltonb Blair0     
PB Truscottb Morrison6     
D Hilllbw b Blair6     
MB Pooreb Blair6     
DL Gallopc Beck b Blair8     
BG Hadleec McMahon b Morrison3     
K Thomsonc McMahon b Blair17     
*AR MacGibbonb Morrison29     
+JE Englandc McMahon b Blair0     
JHM Dawsonnot out4     
JWF Kiddeynot out1     
Extras(1 w)1
Total(9 wickets, declared, 34.4 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-12, 3-16, 4-24, 5-29, 6-33, 7-72, 8-76, 9-76
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morrison14   7253--
Parson3   0120--
Butler3   130--

Canterbury second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Boltonc Parson b Blair30     
PB Truscottc McMahon b Morrison38     
D Hilllbw b Blair0     
MB Poorec Murray b Parson0     
DL Gallopb Butler51     
BG Hadleerun out12     
K Thomsonst McMahon b McConnell32     
*AR MacGibbonc and b Parson20     
+JE Englandlbw b Blair17     
JHM Dawsonc McMahon b Blair0     
JWF Kiddeynot out0     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(all out, 90 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-35, 3-35, 4-103, 5-109, 6-127, 7-176, 8-211, 9-211, 10-211 (90 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair21   12424--
Morrison27   12481--
Parson10   2232--
Butler13   3441--
McConnell19   7431--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayretired hurt26     
+TG McMahonnot out29     
BW Sinclairc England b Kiddey0     
AH Prestonnot out4     
*RA Vancedid not bat      
JEF Beckdid not bat      
LC Butlerdid not bat      
GT McConnelldid not bat      
RW Blairdid not bat      
JS Parsondid not bat      
BD Morrisondid not bat      
Extras(2 nb)2
Total(1 wicket, 13 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-51 (Sinclair)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dawson4   0320--
Kiddey7   2191--
MacGibbon2   080--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> BW Sinclair (1) passed 1000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 27
--> K Thomson (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> PB Truscott (2) passed his previous highest score of 33 in first-class matches
--> PB Truscott (2) passed his previous highest score of 33 in Plunket Shield matches
--> MB Poore made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> MB Poore made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> BAG Murray retired hurt in the Wellington second innings having scored 26 (team score 51/0)