Wellington v Otago
Plunket Shield 1963/64
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 26th, 27th December 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWellington won by an innings and 57 runs
PointsWellington 10; Otago 0
UmpiresDEA Copps, D Galbraith
Close of play day 1Wellington (1) 176/2 (Sinclair 44*, Reid 43*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Hollowayb Blair1     
RI Longb Haskell5     
SN McGregorc Dick b Taylor30     
R Hendrylbw b Blair22     
LR Pearsonlbw b Reid3     
PC Semplerun out14     
GD Alabasterc Murray b Blair37     
+JA Gillretired hurt0     
*JC Alabasterlbw b Taylor8     
FJ Cameronc Murray b Reid29     
CR Nicholsonnot out1     
Extras(6 b, 18 nb)24
Total(all out, 69.4 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-23, 3-66, 4-71, 5-85, 6-93, 7-124, 8-149, 9-174 (69.4 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair21   11463--
Taylor16   5452--
Haskell16   7281--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GP Bilbyb Cameron25     
BAG Murrayb JC Alabaster56     
BW Sinclairc Hendry b JC Alabaster80     
*JR Reidlbw b Long102     
PT Bartonnot out52     
A Robertsc Cameron b GD Alabaster12     
HA Morganc Hendry b GD Alabaster3     
WJR Haskelllbw b JC Alabaster1     
AR Taylorc McGregor b JC Alabaster9     
RW Blairb Cameron18     
+AE Dickabsent hurt
Extras(10 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)16
Total(all out, 116.3 overs)374
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-96, 3-270, 4-274, 5-317, 6-321, 7-325, 8-347, 9-374 (116.3 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nicholson13   0600--
Long15   7361--
JC Alabaster34   61014--
GD Alabaster30   9722--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Hollowayb Blair55     
RI Longc +Barton b Blair2     
SN McGregorc +Barton b Reid8     
R Hendryb Reid18     
LR Pearsonc +Barton b Blair0     
PC Sempleb Blair26     
GD Alabasterc Taylor b Blair10     
*JC Alabasterc Reid b Blair4     
FJ Cameronc Bilby b Reid4     
CR Nicholsonnot out0     
+JA Gillabsent hurt
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 9 nb)16
Total(all out, 46.5 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-56, 3-87, 4-88, 5-103, 6-120, 7-128, 8-141, 9-143 (46.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair18   4496--
Taylor10   0470--
Haskell2   180--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> GD Alabaster (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> HA Morgan made his debut in first-class matches
--> HA Morgan made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> AR Taylor made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> CR Nicholson made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CR Nicholson made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> CR Nicholson made his debut for Otago in first-class matches
--> CR Nicholson made his debut for Otago in Plunket Shield matches
--> AR Taylor made his debut for Wellington in first-class matches
--> JC Alabaster reached 150 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Wellington first innings
--> JA Gill retired hurt in the Otago first innings having scored 0 (team had lost 6 wickets)