Wellington v Central Districts
Plunket Shield 1968/69
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 26th, 27th, 28th December 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCentral Districts won by 9 wickets
PointsWellington 0; Central Districts 10
UmpiresDEA Copps, RL Monteith
Close of play day 1Central Districts (1) 104/2 (Congdon 41*, Shrimpton 9*)
Close of play day 2Central Districts (2) 11/0 (Ryan 4*, Coutts 6*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayb Howell14     
GP Bilbyb Andrews4     
BA Boltonc Ryan b Yuile45     
JFM Morrisonb Howell0     
*BW Sinclairlbw b Howell5     
+AE Dickrun out12     
PB McGregorb Shrimpton30     
RW Smithc Pollard b Yuile14     
HA Morganb Yuile10     
RO Collingerun out4     
MJ Colesnot out0     
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-31, 3-31, 4-45, 5-67, 6-113, 7-123, 8-135, 9-141, 10-142 (77.3 ov)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews8   2181--
Howell15   3343--
Beuth7   1170--
Pollard20   11220--
Shrimpton4   0201--

Central Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ML Ryanb Bolton26     
PJC Couttslbw b Morgan16     
BE Congdonc Smith b Morgan41     
MJF Shrimptonc Morgan b Collinge30     
*V Pollardnot out63     
KJ Wadsworthc Morrison b Collinge3     
+RM Schofieldb Coles7     
B Andrewsb Coles1     
JH Howellb Morgan3     
D Beuthlbw b Murray4     
BW Yuileabsent
Extras(7 b, 11 lb, 2 nb)20
Total(all out, 64.4 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-80, 3-109, 4-144, 5-148, 6-183, 7-185, 8-205, 9-214 (64.4 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge13   2352--
Coles13   4342--
Morgan19   6543--
McGregor2   0190--
Bolton5   0171--
Morrison2   1140--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayc Ryan b Andrews11     
GP Bilbyc Wadsworth b Howell22     
BA Boltonb Andrews0     
JFM Morrisonc Schofield b Andrews3     
*BW Sinclairnot out58     
+AE Dickb Pollard18     
PB McGregorb Andrews29     
RW Smithlbw b Andrews0     
HA Morganc Pollard b Andrews0     
RO Collingec Schofield b Howell9     
MJ Colesrun out0     
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 45.3 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-23, 3-36, 4-40, 5-72, 6-118, 7-118, 8-118, 9-152, 10-153 (45.3 ov)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews17   3516--
Howell7   0272--
Beuth7   1300--
Pollard12   4321--
Congdon1   010--

Central Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ML Ryannot out32     
PJC Couttsc Smith b Coles9     
BE Congdonnot out37     
MJF Shrimptondid not bat      
*V Pollarddid not bat      
KJ Wadsworthdid not bat      
+RM Schofielddid not bat      
B Andrewsdid not bat      
JH Howelldid not bat      
D Beuthdid not bat      
BW Yuiledid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(1 wicket, 33.1 overs)83
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Coutts)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coles8   1231--
Morgan14   5230--
Bolton8   4230--
Murray3   150--

--> RW Smith made his debut in first-class matches
--> RW Smith made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> KJ Wadsworth made his debut in first-class matches
--> KJ Wadsworth made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> D Beuth made his debut in first-class matches
--> D Beuth made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> PB McGregor made his debut for Wellington in first-class matches
--> PB McGregor made his debut for Wellington in Plunket Shield matches
--> B Andrews equalled his best innings bowling analysis in Plunket Shield matches in the Wellington second innings