Central Districts v Otago
Gillette Cup (New Zealand) 1977/78 (1st Round)
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 12th November 1977 (30-over match)
Balls per over8
TossCentral Districts won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOtago won by 2 wickets
UmpiresJG Elliott, DG Farquhar
Man of the MatchPR Facoory

Central Districts inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
IA Rutherfordc Thomson b Kirk38     
+GN Edwardsc and b Cairns2     
*MJF Shrimptonc Lees b Thomson16     
RW Andersonc BR Blair b Kirk6     
GJ Langridgec Campbell b Powell14     
CMH Atkinsonc Facoory b Powell21     
PJ Hollandc Campbell b Powell27     
RH Ellisrun out1     
DC Aberhartnot out14     
DR O'Sullivandid not bat      
DJ Kaydid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 30 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-45, 3-56, 4-68, 5-86, 6-101, 7-103, 8-143 (30 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Thomson6   0231--48.003.83
Cairns6   0321--48.005.33
Kirk6   0252--24.004.17
Osborne6   0340---5.67
Powell6   0253--16.004.17

Otago inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
WL Blairc Aberhart b O'Sullivan15     
SJ McCullumb Aberhart5     
KO Campbellb O'Sullivan20     
PR Facoorylbw b Kay39     
*+WK Leesc Shrimpton b Aberhart12     
BL Cairnsc Shrimpton b Aberhart8     
BR Blairnot out27     
GC Osbornerun out3     
GA Powellrun out0     
CM Kirknot out7     
GB Thomsondid not bat      
Extras(9 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(8 wickets, 29.6 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-38, 3-47, 4-88, 5-102, 6-114, 7-127, 8-130
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Kay6   2181--48.003.00
Aberhart6   0323--16.005.33
Atkinson2   0240---12.00
O'Sullivan6   2152--24.002.50
Shrimpton4   1140---3.50

--> PJ Holland passed his previous highest score of 14 in ListA matches
--> RH Ellis made his last appearance in ListA matches
--> DC Aberhart made his debut in ListA matches
--> DJ Kay made his last appearance in ListA matches
--> GC Osborne made his debut in ListA matches
--> RW Anderson made his debut for Central Districts in ListA matches
--> CM Kirk made his debut for Otago in ListA matches
--> IA Rutherford made his debut for Central Districts in ListA matches