Otago v Auckland
Plunket Shield 1971/72
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 30th, 31st December 1971, 1st January 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossOtago won the toss and decided to field
ResultOtago won by 6 wickets
PointsOtago 11 (Bowling 1); Auckland 2 (Batting 1, Bowling 1)
UmpiresDE Currie, ASH Cutler
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 64/1 (Turner 29*, Anderson 22*)
Close of play day 2Auckland (2) 72/2 (Redmond 46*, Burgess 2*)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Redmondc Turner b Andrews44     
RM Harrisretired hurt53     
RW Morganc Turner b GD Alabaster36     
*MG Burgessrun out34     
GE Vivianc Milburn b GD Alabaster1     
TW Jarvislbw b GD Alabaster11     
JM McIntyrec Milburn b JC Alabaster0     
+RA Dykesc JC Alabaster b GD Alabaster15     
HJ Howarthc Milburn b GD Alabaster0     
RA Baddeleyc Milburn b JC Alabaster1     
JC Williamsnot out2     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 78.3 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-119, 2-179, 3-179, 4-182, 5-183, 6-195, 7-195, 8-196, 9-210 (78.3 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webb13   3420--
Andrews18   9381--
GD Alabaster26.32645--
JC Alabaster18   5422--
Campbell3   0110--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerb McIntyre39     
WL Blairc and b Williams2     
RW Andersonlbw b Morgan54     
RW Hutchisonlbw b Morgan40     
KO Campbellc sub b Howarth56     
PC Sempleb Morgan11     
*GD Alabasterc Burgess b Howarth0     
JC Alabasterc Vivian b McIntyre13     
B Andrewsb Howarth6     
+BD Milburnc Dykes b Howarth0     
MG Webbnot out1     
Extras(11 b, 7 lb, 4 nb)22
Total(all out, 102.4 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-100, 3-146, 4-175, 5-189, 6-204, 7-233, 8-237, 9-243, 10-244 (102.4 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Baddeley7   2140--
Williams8   2121--
Morgan27   6523--
McIntyre17   5492--
Vivian7   1220--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Redmondc Turner b JC Alabaster46     
TW Jarvislbw b Webb10     
RW Morganb JC Alabaster12     
*MG Burgessc Blair b GD Alabaster48     
GE Vivianc Webb b JC Alabaster1     
JM McIntyrec Andrews b JC Alabaster5     
+RA Dykesc Turner b GD Alabaster24     
HJ Howarthnot out31     
RA Baddeleyc Hutchison b Webb11     
JC Williamsb Andrews9     
RM Harrisabsent hurt
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 89.2 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-58, 3-73, 4-81, 5-96, 6-139, 7-159, 8-177, 9-202 (89.2 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webb17   2682--
GD Alabaster28   12462--
JC Alabaster35   6724--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnernot out68     
WL Blairc and b Howarth56     
RW Andersonrun out9     
RW Hutchisonc Burgess b McIntyre5     
KO Campbellb McIntyre22     
PC Semplenot out3     
*GD Alabasterdid not bat      
JC Alabasterdid not bat      
B Andrewsdid not bat      
+BD Milburndid not bat      
MG Webbdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(4 wickets, 52.4 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-109, 3-119, 4-159
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Baddeley7   1240--
Williams7   1210--
Morgan8   2190--
McIntyre11   2422--

--> Auckland score at 65 overs in the first innings was 181-3
--> Otago score at 65 overs in the first innings was 150-3
--> RW Morgan (1) passed 5000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 19
--> RW Anderson (1) passed his previous highest score of 45 in First-Class matches
--> RW Anderson (1) passed his previous highest score of 45 in Plunket Shield matches
--> MG Burgess (2) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 14
--> WL Blair (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 35
--> JM McIntyre reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Otago second innings
--> RM Harris retired hurt in the Auckland first innings having scored 53 (team score 97/0)