Central Districts v Auckland
Plunket Shield 1968/69
VenueFitzherbert Park, Palmerston North on 7th, 8th, 9th January 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to field
ResultAuckland won by 7 wickets
PointsCentral Districts 0; Auckland 10
UmpiresJ Burns, CF Calkin, PG Thomas
Close of play day 1Central Districts (1) 152 all out
Close of play day 2Auckland (1) 170/7 (Neely 18*, Howarth 0*)

Central Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJC Couttsb Cunis1     
ML Ryanc Howarth b Cunis13     
BE Congdonc Morgan b Cunis2     
MJF Shrimptonb Cunis4     
*V Pollardlbw b Sutton18     
KJ Wadsworthb Howarth14     
BW Yuilec Jarvis b Sutton37     
+RM Schofieldc Sparling b Cunis20     
B Andrewsb Howarth3     
JH Howellc and b Cunis16     
AB Jordannot out12     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 52.2 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-10, 3-18, 4-31, 5-58, 6-60, 7-109, 8-124, 9-124, 10-152 (52.2 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutton18   4462--
Howarth16   3342--

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Jarvisc Schofield b Yuile25     
RJ Kasperc Shrimpton b Jordan27     
RW Morganrun out61     
MG Burgesslbw b Howell0     
*JT Sparlingb Howell9     
GE Vivianc Wadsworth b Howell10     
DO Neelyc Coutts b Andrews18     
+SR Speedlbw b Andrews7     
HJ Howarthb Andrews2     
RS Cunisnot out9     
RE Suttonc Coutts b Jordan3     
Extras(6 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(all out, 85.5 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-110, 3-117, 4-125, 5-137, 6-148, 7-169, 8-170, 9-175, 10-185 (85.5 ov)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews22   11323--
Howell21   4633--
Pollard13   7180--
Yuile19   8291--

Central Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJC Couttslbw b Cunis0     
ML Ryanc Sparling b Howarth50     
BE Congdonc Speed b Sutton1     
MJF Shrimptonc Jarvis b Howarth10     
*V Pollardc Sparling b Howarth6     
KJ Wadsworthb Howarth5     
BW Yuilec Sparling b Morgan15     
+RM Schofieldc Jarvis b Morgan2     
B Andrewsb Howarth3     
JH Howelllbw b Howarth4     
AB Jordannot out5     
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 4 nb)17
Total(all out, 44.4 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-26, 4-47, 5-59, 6-90, 7-93, 8-102, 9-110, 10-118 (44.4 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cunis5   1131--
Sutton8   3231--
Howarth18   4296--
Sparling4   2110--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Jarvisc Schofield b Ryan34     
RJ Kasper hit wkt b Shrimpton11     
RW Morganc Jordan b Ryan32     
MG Burgessnot out2     
*JT Sparlingnot out4     
GE Viviandid not bat      
DO Neelydid not bat      
+SR Speeddid not bat      
HJ Howarthdid not bat      
RS Cunisdid not bat      
RE Suttondid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(3 wickets, 36.2 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-80, 3-81
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews4   290--
Howell2   050--
Pollard10   2220--
Yuile9   3200--
Shrimpton5   391--

--> JH Howell (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in Plunket Shield matches
--> AB Jordan made his debut in first-class matches
--> AB Jordan made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> RW Morgan (1) passed 2000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 23