Canterbury v Central Districts
Plunket Shield 1968/69
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 30th, 31st December 1968, 1st January 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCanterbury 1; Central Districts 5
UmpiresFR Goodall, PWC Prosser
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 293/5 (Dowling 140*, Motz 2*)
Close of play day 2Central Districts (1) 204/2 (Coutts 98*, Shrimpton 28*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GT Dowlingc Wadsworth b Howell154     
PG Comanc Ryan b Howell5     
JW Burttc Schofield b Beuth39     
BF Hastingsc Shrimpton b Beuth44     
K Thomsonb Howell43     
JD Rileyb Andrews9     
RC Motzc Wadsworth b Howell4     
+JT Wardlbw b Andrews6     
BR Taylorc Ryan b Hampton27     
JM McIntyrenot out11     
NA Huxfordb Hampton1     
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(all out, 111.5 overs)360
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-91, 3-175, 4-273, 5-290, 6-297, 7-317, 8-319, 9-354, 10-360 (111.5 ov)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews34   13842--
Howell32   81024--
Pollard13   3340--
Ryan1   010--
Beuth14   3452--
Shrimpton2   0180--

Central Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJC Couttsc Riley b Taylor114     
ML Ryanc Thomson b Taylor42     
BE Congdonlbw b McIntyre12     
MJF Shrimptonlbw b Motz71     
*V Pollardlbw b McIntyre57     
KJ Wadsworthc Ward b Burtt68     
BL Hamptonc Dowling b McIntyre3     
+RM Schofieldc and b Burtt9     
B Andrewsc Motz b Hastings4     
JH Howellc sub b Burtt0     
D Beuthnot out0     
Extras(8 b, 11 lb, 17 nb, 1 w)37
Total(all out, 130.5 overs)417
Fall of wickets:
1-105, 2-122, 3-233, 4-320, 5-346, 6-368, 7-393, 8-416, 9-417, 10-417 (130.5 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Motz33   81001--
Huxford17   4440--
Taylor27   5952--
McIntyre44   191043--
Hastings1   101--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Rileynot out37     
+JT Wardc Hampton b Andrews0     
JW Burttc Schofield b Beuth9     
BF Hastingsc Congdon b Hampton22     
K Thomsonnot out12     
*GT Dowlingdid not bat      
PG Comandid not bat      
RC Motzdid not bat      
BR Taylordid not bat      
JM McIntyredid not bat      
NA Huxforddid not bat      
Extras(9 lb, 1 w)10
Total(3 wickets, 29 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-20, 3-60
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews4   361--
Howell4   0120--
Hampton3   081--
Ryan9   3180--
Beuth5   0211--
Shrimpton3   0150--
Coutts1   100--

--> BL Hampton made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> BL Hampton made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> GT Dowling (1) passed 6500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 67
--> JM McIntyre (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 9
--> JD Riley (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in Plunket Shield matches
--> JD Riley (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in First-Class matches
--> BR Taylor reached 50 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Central Districts first innings