Auckland v Otago
New Zealand Motor Corporation Knockout Tournament 1972/73 (Final)
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 17th December 1972 (40-over match)
Balls per over8
TossOtago won the toss and decided to field
ResultAuckland won by 65 runs
UmpiresECA Mackintosh, RWR Shortt
Man of the MatchGE Vivian

Auckland inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
RE Redmondc Alabaster b Congdon32     
RM Harrisc Turner b Cushen6     
JG Gibsonc Congdon b Cushen15     
*MG Burgessb Congdon25     
GE Viviannot out58     
GP Howarthc Lees b Powell9     
+RA Dykesrun out38     
LW Stottnot out5     
HJ Howarthdid not bat      
RS Cunisdid not bat      
RE Suttondid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 10 lb)21
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 40 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-55, 3-81, 4-100, 5-124, 6-203
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Cushen8   1342--32.004.25
Andrews8   1420---5.25
Congdon8   1262--32.003.25
Alabaster8   0430---5.38
Powell8   1431--64.005.38

Otago inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
GM Turnerst Dykes b HJ Howarth25     
WL Blairc Harris b Sutton2     
BE Congdonc and b HJ Howarth31     
RW Andersonlbw b Harris1     
KO Campbellc Redmond b HJ Howarth14     
+WK Leesc Cunis b Harris12     
*GD Alabasterc Redmond b Cunis27     
GA Powellc Redmond b Stott15     
JAJ Cushenst Dykes b HJ Howarth0     
KA Nicholsonnot out4     
B Andrewsc Redmond b Stott3     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 34 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-59, 3-60, 4-60, 5-76, 6-102, 7-124, 8-124, 9-138, 10-144 (34 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Sutton8   1281--64.003.50
Cunis5   2101--40.002.00
Harris8   1262--32.003.25
HJ Howarth8   1334--16.004.12
Stott5   0372--20.007.40

--> GE Vivian passed his previous highest score of 36 in ListA matches
--> RA Dykes passed his previous highest score of 17 in ListA matches
--> LW Stott made his debut in ListA matches
--> GA Powell passed his previous highest score of 13 in ListA matches
--> KA Nicholson made his last appearance in ListA matches