Auckland v Canterbury
Plunket Shield 1968/69
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 23rd, 24th, 25th January 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsAuckland 5; Canterbury 1
UmpiresDHV Bindon, RWR Shortt
Close of play day 1Auckland (1) 259/2 (Morgan 159*, Burgess 30*)
Close of play day 2Auckland (1) 314/8 (Sparling 18*, Cunis 3*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Jarvisb Taylor3     
RJ Kasperc sub b McIntyre53     
RW Morganc Hastings b Taylor166     
MG Burgessc McIntyre b Motz32     
*JT Sparlingnot out18     
GE Vivianb Taylor15     
DO Neelyc Ward b Taylor4     
+SR Speedc Ward b Taylor0     
SW Kohlhaselbw b Motz4     
RS Cunisnot out3     
HJ Howarthdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)16
Total(8 wickets, declared, 107.3 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-148, 3-268, 4-268, 5-289, 6-295, 7-295, 8-300
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Motz35   15792--
Taylor26   41205--
McIntyre24   10431--
Hastings1   100--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GT Dowlingc Speed b Kohlhase2     
JD Rileyb Kohlhase7     
JW Burttc Sparling b Howarth4     
BF Hastingsnot out110     
K Thomsonc Burgess b Howarth62     
BR Taylorlbw b Cunis2     
RC Motzc Neely b Cunis30     
+JT Wardb Howarth4     
JM McIntyrec Kohlhase b Howarth0     
NA Huxfordc Sparling b Howarth0     
PG Comanabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 78 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-10, 3-49, 4-147, 5-151, 6-200, 7-218, 8-226, 9-227 (78 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cunis23   5482--
Kohlhase9   1242--
Howarth25   7755--
Sparling9   2300--
Morgan6   0200--
Vivian6   1240--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Jarvisnot out29     
RJ Kaspernot out16     
RW Morgandid not bat      
MG Burgessdid not bat      
*JT Sparlingdid not bat      
GE Viviandid not bat      
DO Neelydid not bat      
+SR Speeddid not bat      
SW Kohlhasedid not bat      
RS Cunisdid not bat      
HJ Howarthdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 16 overs)46
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Motz2   020--
Taylor3   180--
Huxford3   170--
Hastings2   190--
Burtt2   040--
Dowling2   160--
Ward1   050--
Thomson1   040--

--> RW Morgan (1) passed his previous highest score of 112 in First-Class matches
--> RW Morgan (1) passed his previous highest score of 112 in Plunket Shield matches
--> BR Taylor reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Auckland first innings