Canterbury v Otago
First-Class matches in New Zealand 1892/93
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 7th, 9th January 1893 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossOtago won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by 2 wickets
UmpiresTD Condell, A Glen
Close of play day 1Otago (2) 23/3 (Lawton 3*, Downes 2*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*F Harperb Palmer5     
WH Parkerb Palmer7     
JC Lawtonc Palmer b Labatt18     
AG Bellc de Maus b Wilding9     
AD Downesc AFG Harman b Palmer3     
AH Fisherc de Maus b Wilding29     
AB Williamsrun out1     
+WRJ Croxfordc Mathias b Wilding16     
HD Stronachc TD Harman b Wilding0     
CW Rattraynot out10     
J Hopec Lawrence b Cuff8     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 53 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Harper), 2-25 (Parker), 3-31 (Lawton), 4-34 (Downes), 5-64 (Bell), 6-66 (Williams), 7-94 (Croxford), 8-94 (Fisher), 9-95 (Stronach), 10-114 (Hope, 53 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates5   1230--
Palmer12   3223--
Labatt14   5251--
Wilding15   6314--
Cuff7   651--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*LA Cuffb Lawton25     
HS de Mausc Bell b Hope20     
ABM Labattc and b Downes37     
AFG Harmanlbw b Hope0     
JD Lawrenceb Downes8     
F Wildingc Parker b Lawton23     
JU Collinsb Fisher11     
TD Harmannot out8     
EV Palmerb Fisher8     
RB Mathiasb Fisher0     
AE Batesc Williams b Fisher0     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 68 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-45 (Cuff), 2-45 (de Maus), 3-46 (AFG Harman), 4-90 (Labatt), 5-103 (Lawrence), 6-125 (Collins), 7-125 (Wilding), 8-133 (Palmer), 9-141 (Mathias), 10-141 (Bates, 68 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawton25   10502--
Downes16   5382--
Hope19   2382--
Fisher8   2144--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*F Harperc Lawrence b Palmer6     
WH Parkerc and b Palmer9     
JC Lawtonc AFG Harman b Palmer5     
AG Bellb Labatt0     
AD Downesb Labatt7     
AH Fisherc Mathias b Cuff30     
AB Williamsb Wilding19     
+WRJ Croxfordc Labatt b Wilding2     
J Hopeb Palmer15     
HD Stronachnot out0     
CW Rattrayc Labatt b Palmer7     
Total(all out, 49 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Parker), 2-21 (Harper), 3-21 (Bell), 4-29 (Lawton), 5-44 (Downes), 6-74 (Fisher), 7-79 (Croxford), 8-91 (Williams), 9-103 (Hope), 10-108 (Rattray, 49 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer17   4325--
Labatt18   8272--
Wilding7   1262--
Cuff7   2151--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*LA Cuffc Bell b Lawton5     
HS de Mausrun out5     
ABM Labattb Fisher0     
TD Harmanlbw b Fisher0     
F Wildingc Hope b Fisher45     
JD Lawrencec Bell b Lawton4     
RB Mathiasc Williams b Lawton3     
AFG Harmanlbw b Lawton4     
EV Palmernot out3     
JU Collinsnot out6     
AE Batesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(8 wickets, 62 overs)83
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Cuff), 2-5 (Labatt), 3-10 (TD Harman), 4-23 (de Maus), 5-28 (Lawrence), 6-40 (Mathias), 7-56 (AFG Harman), 8-74 (Wilding)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawton31   20344--
Downes3   160--
Hope5   1120--
Fisher23   13233--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> EV Palmer made his debut in first-class matches
--> AB Williams (2) equalled his previous highest score of 19 in first-class matches
--> JU Collins made his debut for Canterbury in first-class matches
--> AH Fisher achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed AE Bates in the Canterbury first innings (previous best was 3-12)
--> EV Palmer achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Otago second innings