Northern Districts v Auckland
Plunket Shield 1968/69
VenueSeddon Park, Hamilton on 30th, 31st December 1968, 1st January 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to field
ResultAuckland won by an innings and 76 runs
PointsNorthern Districts 0; Auckland 10
UmpiresRA Bradley, TW Kelly
Close of play day 1Auckland (1) 85/1 (Jarvis 38*, Morgan 4*)
Close of play day 2Northern Districts (2) 22/0 (Horton 20*, Blackmore 1*)

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MJ Hortonc Burgess b Cunis15     
JH Blackmoreb Cunis2     
DP Lloydb Sparling22     
HT Schusterc Jarvis b Sparling4     
JR Carsonlbw b Cunis0     
WP Bradburnc Speed b Sutton1     
B Dunninglbw b Cunis36     
N Punac Speed b Cunis6     
+LS Mountainc Burgess b Cunis3     
JD Smithc Jarvis b Howarth8     
H Unkanot out0     
Extras(8 b, 4 nb)12
Total(all out, 49.4 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-28, 3-37, 4-38, 5-46, 6-63, 7-74, 8-96, 9-109, 10-109 (49.4 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutton10   3231--
Howarth6   291--
Sparling13   3262--

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Jarvisc Bradburn b Smith51     
RJ Kasper hit wkt b Horton39     
RW Morganc Schuster b Unka45     
MG Burgessb Horton57     
*JT Sparlingc and b Carson24     
GE Vivianc Unka b Puna50     
DO Neelyb Carson22     
+SR Speednot out17     
HJ Howarthdid not bat      
RS Cunisdid not bat      
RE Suttondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 119.7 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-109, 3-161, 4-225, 5-227, 6-269, 7-317 (119.7 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Unka26   10631--
Smith15   2541--
Dunning8   0280--
Horton24   6532--
Bradburn4   1100--
Carson15   4392--

Northern Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MJ Hortonb Cunis21     
JH Blackmorec Jarvis b Cunis8     
DP Lloydc Jarvis b Sparling14     
HT Schusterc Jarvis b Sparling8     
JR Carsonlbw b Vivian22     
WP Bradburnc Jarvis b Cunis13     
B Dunningc and b Vivian18     
N Punac Speed b Sparling6     
+LS Mountainc Sparling b Vivian4     
JD Smithnot out7     
H Unkab Cunis0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)11
Total(all out, 65 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-32, 3-57, 4-62, 5-86, 6-108, 7-119, 8-122, 9-131, 10-132 (65 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutton8   2120--
Cunis18   6544--
Howarth7   4100--
Sparling16   11273--
Morgan3   230--
Vivian13   8153--

--> JH Blackmore made his debut in first-class matches
--> JH Blackmore made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> DP Lloyd made his debut in first-class matches
--> DP Lloyd made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> H Unka made his debut in first-class matches
--> H Unka made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> RW Morgan (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> DO Neely made his debut for Auckland in first-class matches
--> DO Neely made his debut for Auckland in Plunket Shield matches
--> RS Cunis reached 150 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Northern Districts second innings