Canterbury v Wellington
Plunket Shield 1970/71
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 4th, 5th, 6th January 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCanterbury 3 (Bowling 3); Wellington 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresEB Chisnall, FR Goodall
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 43/2 (Jarvis 13*, Hastings 4*)
Close of play day 2Wellington (1) 163/6 (Therkleson 3*, Taylor 0*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GT Dowlingb Collinge13     
ML Ryanb Collinge10     
TW Jarvisc Therkleson b Collinge49     
BF Hastingsc Morrison b Taylor6     
JW Burttc Murray b Taylor3     
BG Hadleeb Collinge31     
+JT Wardc Murray b Taylor0     
DG Tristb Taylor0     
RC Merrinc Taylor b Collinge6     
CM Kirknot out15     
BC Irvingb Taylor5     
Extras(6 lb, 5 nb)11
Total(all out, 54.5 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-24, 3-43, 4-51, 5-51, 6-51, 7-88, 8-106, 9-133, 10-149 (54.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge22   4655--
Morgan15   8210--
Bolton1   070--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayc Ward b Merrin73     
GA Newdickc Hastings b Irving36     
JFM Morrisonlbw b Merrin10     
*BW Sinclairc Dowling b Merrin4     
JD Rileyc Jarvis b Trist15     
BA Boltonc Ward b Trist14     
+IJ Therklesonnot out3     
BR Taylornot out0     
RO Collingedid not bat      
HA Morgandid not bat      
WA Greenstreetdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 6 nb)8
Total(6 wickets, 49 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-100, 2-116, 3-120, 4-127, 5-159, 6-163
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trist10   2442--
Merrin11   2393--
Dowling7   2210--
Kirk9   2230--
Irving10   3261--
Ryan2   120--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> ML Ryan (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> BF Hastings (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> BR Taylor achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Plunket Shield matches in the Canterbury first innings (previous best was 5-49)