Wellington v Central Districts
Plunket Shield 1972/73
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossCentral Districts won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWellington 7 (Batting 2, Bowling 5); Central Districts 5 (Batting 2, Bowling 3)
UmpiresDEA Copps, M Rangi
Close of play day 1Central Districts (1) 37/2 (Coutts 9*)
Close of play day 2Wellington (2) 157/3 (BD Smith 16*, Therkleson 5*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayc Payton b Jordan1     
GA Newdickb Shrimpton25     
RW Smithb Cairns3     
JFM Morrisonlbw b O'Sullivan66     
JV Coneyb Jordan62     
BD Smithc Snook b Shrimpton4     
*BR Taylorb O'Sullivan20     
+IJ Therklesonc Snook b O'Sullivan23     
WA Greenstreetnot out22     
RO Collingec Howell b Jordan4     
AR Hounsellc Schofield b Cairns9     
Extras(1 b, 13 lb, 3 nb)17
Total(all out, 77.7 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-7, 3-60, 4-124, 5-139, 6-167, 7-208, 8-243, 9-247, 10-256 (77.7 ov)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jordan16   2583--
Howell19   3580--
Shrimpton12   3392--
O'Sullivan17   5513--

Central Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DH Paytonlbw b Collinge10     
PJC Couttsc Therkleson b Collinge15     
HC Sampsonc Therkleson b Collinge12     
*MJF Shrimptonb Collinge9     
DW Nealnot out85     
IR Snookc Greenstreet b Collinge4     
DR O'Sullivanc Murray b Greenstreet1     
+RM Schofieldc Murray b Greenstreet0     
BL Cairnsc Newdick b Greenstreet10     
JH Howellc Therkleson b BD Smith29     
AB Jordanlbw b Hounsell10     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 52.2 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-37, 3-43, 4-56, 5-68, 6-73, 7-75, 8-95, 9-165, 10-196 (52.2 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge17   7375--
Taylor17   2720--
Greenstreet10   2443--
BD Smith3   0141--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayb Shrimpton46     
GA Newdickc Schofield b O'Sullivan14     
*BR Taylorb Shrimpton72     
BD Smithc Snook b O'Sullivan55     
+IJ Therklesonc Sampson b Shrimpton43     
JFM Morrisonnot out6     
WA Greenstreetnot out2     
RW Smithdid not bat      
JV Coneydid not bat      
RO Collingedid not bat      
AR Hounselldid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(5 wickets, declared, 62 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-123, 3-144, 4-234, 5-239
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jordan15   2520--
Cairns17   2620--
Howell4   0210--
Shrimpton14   1573--
O'Sullivan12   3462--

Central Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DH Paytonc Coney b Collinge8     
PJC Couttsc Therkleson b BD Smith26     
*MJF Shrimptonc Therkleson b Collinge140     
HC Sampsonb Taylor24     
BL Cairnsc Morrison b Hounsell8     
DW Nealb Greenstreet37     
JH Howellc Murray b Greenstreet3     
IR Snooknot out13     
+RM Schofieldnot out11     
DR O'Sullivandid not bat      
AB Jordandid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(7 wickets, 77.4 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-94, 3-146, 4-167, 5-230, 6-234, 7-259
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge10   1412--
Taylor15   3361--
Greenstreet17   5622--
Hounsell8   0271--
BD Smith13.45581--
Murray13   1420--
Morrison1   040--

--> Wellington score at 65 overs in the first innings was 193-6
--> DW Neal (1) passed his previous highest score of 41 in first-class matches
--> DW Neal (1) passed his previous highest score of 41 in Plunket Shield matches