Otago v Australians
Australia in New Zealand 1976/77
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 12th, 13th, 14th February 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 48 runs
UmpiresD Cummings, EW Dempster
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 20/1 (Rutherford 2*, Anderson 7*)
Close of play day 2Otago (2) 30/0 (Rutherford 13*, McCullum 13*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IC Davisc McCullum b Petherick36     
RB McCoskerb BJ McKechnie2     
GJ Cosierb Petherick40     
*GS Chappellc McCullum b Anderson43     
KD Waltersc sub b Petherick3     
+RW Marshc Facoory b DEC McKechnie23     
KJ O'Keeffec and b Petherick36     
RJ Brightc Lees b Petherick8     
DK Lilleec Stewart b Petherick6     
MHN Walkerc Rutherford b Petherick0     
AG Hurstnot out18     
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out, 81.3 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-76, 3-87, 4-93, 5-146, 6-165, 7-179, 8-199, 9-203, 10-222 (81.3 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns12   3230--
BJ McKechnie11   4171--
Hill7   0330--
DEC McKechnie20   3611--
Anderson5   1161--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IA Rutherfordc Bright b Walker2     
SJ McCullumb Walker9     
RW Andersonc Chappell b O'Keeffe8     
RN Stewartc Marsh b O'Keeffe4     
PR Facooryst Marsh b O'Keeffe9     
BJ McKechnieb O'Keeffe4     
*+WK Leesc Davis b O'Keeffe0     
BL Cairnsc Hurst b O'Keeffe11     
RJ Hillc Chappell b Bright21     
DEC McKechniec Davis b Bright27     
PJ Pethericknot out10     
Extras(7 b, 3 nb)10
Total(all out, 45.2 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-21, 3-25, 4-25, 5-39, 6-39, 7-39, 8-50, 9-102, 10-115 (45.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee10   2190--
Walker10   2212--
O'Keeffe19   9506--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IC Davisc McCullum b Hill52     
RB McCoskerb BJ McKechnie12     
GJ Cosierrun out10     
KD Waltersnot out51     
*GS Chappellc Cairns b Petherick16     
+RW Marshnot out17     
KJ O'Keeffedid not bat      
RJ Brightdid not bat      
DK Lilleedid not bat      
MHN Walkerdid not bat      
AG Hurstdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(4 wickets, declared, 38 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-39, 3-89, 4-120
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns11   4390--
BJ McKechnie10   1241--
Petherick9   0651--
Hill3   0111--
Anderson1   080--
DEC McKechnie4   0110--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IA Rutherfordb O'Keeffe52     
SJ McCullumb Bright75     
RW Andersonc and b O'Keeffe5     
RN Stewartc Marsh b Bright2     
PR Facooryc Chappell b Bright1     
BJ McKechniec Chappell b Lillee36     
*+WK Leesb Lillee7     
BL Cairnsc Marsh b Lillee0     
RJ Hilllbw b Bright10     
DEC McKechniec Chappell b Bright0     
PJ Pethericknot out1     
Extras(13 b, 7 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)29
Total(all out, 56.1 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-126, 2-135, 3-156, 4-156, 5-168, 6-178, 7-178, 8-216, 9-216, 10-218 (56.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hurst8   1330--
Walker6   0190--
O'Keeffe14   4662--
Lillee10   4183--

--> RJ Hill (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> SJ McCullum (2) passed his previous highest score of 62 in first-class matches