Otago v Auckland
Plunket Shield 1965/66
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 30th, 31st December 1965, 1st January 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOtago won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsOtago 5; Auckland 1
UmpiresASH Cutler, WJC Gwynne
Close of play day 1Auckland (1) 24/1 (Harris 10*, Morgan 2*)
Close of play day 2Otago (2) 22/1 (Khalid Ibadulla 10*, McGregor 3*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Khalid Ibadullac RI Harford b Cunis111     
GD Beerc Behrent b Cunis23     
GM Turnerb Sparling18     
SN McGregorb Cunis4     
R Hendryc Behrent b Sparling5     
GD Alabasterc RI Harford b Cunis0     
PC Sempleb Sutton16     
JC Alabasterrun out4     
NT Woodsc RI Harford b Millener19     
*FJ Cameronnot out7     
+BD Milburnc Morrison b Cunis0     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 100.4 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-90, 3-97, 4-102, 5-103, 6-138, 7-152, 8-185, 9-216, 10-216 (100.4 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutton17   4441--
Millener24   12441--
Sparling31   16432--
Morgan8   1280--

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RM Harrisb Khalid Ibadulla22     
+RI Harfordc Milburn b Cameron11     
RW Morganc Milburn b Woods2     
*JT Sparlingc Khalid Ibadulla b Cameron5     
AR Morrisonc Semple b JC Alabaster20     
NS Harfordc McGregor b Khalid Ibadulla50     
TW Jarvislbw b Cameron11     
JD Behrentlbw b Khalid Ibadulla7     
RS Cunisrun out4     
RE Suttonnot out7     
DJ Millenerc Milburn b Cameron5     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 8 nb)13
Total(all out, 81.1 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-24, 3-30, 4-64, 5-74, 6-124, 7-135, 8-144, 9-148, 10-157 (81.1 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woods15   6341--
JC Alabaster15   3361--
Khalid Ibadulla21   12223--
GD Alabaster5   1170--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Khalid Ibadullanot out10     
GD Beerretired hurt6     
PC Semplec Jarvis b Sutton0     
SN McGregornot out3     
GM Turnerdid not bat      
R Hendrydid not bat      
GD Alabasterdid not bat      
JC Alabasterdid not bat      
NT Woodsdid not bat      
*FJ Camerondid not bat      
+BD Milburndid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(1 wicket, 12 overs)22
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Semple)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cunis5   0100--
Sutton6   461--
Millener1   030--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> Khalid Ibadulla (1) passed his previous highest score of 71 in Plunket Shield matches
--> Khalid Ibadulla (1) made his first century in Plunket Shield matches
--> AR Morrison (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> AR Morrison (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Plunket Shield matches
--> NT Woods made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> NT Woods made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RS Cunis reached 100 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Otago first innings
--> Khalid Ibadulla reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Auckland first innings
--> Khalid Ibadulla achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Plunket Shield matches in the Auckland first innings (previous best was 3-73)
--> GD Beer retired hurt in the Otago second innings having scored 6 (team had lost 0 wickets)