Auckland v Otago
First-Class matches in New Zealand 1892/93
VenueAuckland Domain, Auckland on 29th, 30th December 1892 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOtago won by 8 wickets
UmpiresFY Goring, T Neill
Close of play day 1Auckland (2) 47/2 (Gardiner 8*, Moresby 13*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Yatesrun out16     
R Neillb Hope14     
W Gardinerlbw b Hope9     
TA Moresbyc Lawton b Hope15     
*+JN Fowkeb Hope0     
D Meldrumc Hope b Lawton6     
T Neillc Johnston b Lawton1     
WI Stemsonb Hope6     
JT Harknessc Rattray b Lawton0     
DL Millernot out2     
JR Lundonc Fisher b Lawton1     
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 56 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Yates), 2-42 (Gardiner), 3-59 (R Neill), 4-62 (Moresby), 5-65 (Fowke), 6-68 (T Neill), 7-75 (Meldrum), 8-75 (Harkness), 9-77 (Stemson), 10-78 (Lundon, 56 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawton28   9424--
Hope17   7185--
Fisher11   6100--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Stronachc Miller b R Neill4     
W Johnstonb R Neill24     
AG Bellc Stemson b Miller7     
JC Lawtonc Harkness b R Neill1     
*F Harperc Lundon b R Neill0     
WH Parkerb Miller0     
CW Rattrayst Fowke b R Neill0     
AH Fisherc Meldrum b Lundon50     
FD Claytonb Miller6     
+WRJ Croxfordc Miller b Lundon24     
J Hopenot out1     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 42 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Stronach), 2-19 (Bell), 3-20 (Lawton), 4-21 (Harper), 5-27 (Parker), 6-28 (Rattray), 7-51 (Johnston), 8-64 (Clayton), 9-120 (Croxford), 10-121 (Fisher, 42 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
R Neill18   4535--
Miller15   3433--
Lundon3   212--
Stemson2   0120--
Harkness4   170--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Yatesb Fisher7     
*+JN Fowkeb Hope12     
W Gardinerrun out9     
TA Moresbyc Croxford b Lawton17     
R Neillc Bell b Lawton0     
D Meldrumb Lawton5     
DL Millerb Hope1     
WI Stemsonb Lawton1     
T Neillc and b Lawton7     
JT Harknessnot out5     
JR Lundonst Croxford b Hope5     
Extras(11 b)11
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Fowke), 2-27 (Yates), 3-48 (Gardiner), 4-49 (R Neill), 5-58 (Meldrum), 6-59 (Miller), 7-60 (Stemson), 8-68 (T Neill), 9-75 (Moresby), 10-80 (Lundon, 64.2 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawton30   13345--
Fisher10   5101--
Parker2   060--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Lawtonb R Neill19     
W Johnstonrun out11     
AG Bellnot out8     
WH Parkernot out2     
HD Stronachdid not bat      
*F Harperdid not bat      
CW Rattraydid not bat      
AH Fisherdid not bat      
FD Claytondid not bat      
+WRJ Croxforddid not bat      
J Hopedid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 17.4 overs)40
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Johnston), 2-30 (Lawton)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
R Neill9   2161--
Miller4   0110--
Lundon4   190--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> Bowling in the Otago first innings adds 1 run under
--> D Meldrum made his debut in first-class matches
--> T Neill made his debut in first-class matches
--> JT Harkness made his debut in first-class matches
--> DL Miller made his debut in first-class matches
--> JR Lundon made his debut in first-class matches
--> W Johnston (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> AH Fisher (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> WRJ Croxford (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in first-class matches
--> TA Moresby (2) passed his previous highest score of 15 in first-class matches
--> D Meldrum made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JC Lawton (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> J Hope achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed JN Fowke in the Auckland first innings (previous best was 3-14)
--> J Hope achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Auckland first innings