Wellington v Otago
Shell Cup 1977/78
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 26th, 27th, 28th December 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossOtago won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by 7 wickets
PointsWellington 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Otago 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresWT Martin, SJ Woodward
Close of play day 1Wellington (1) 74/1 (Edgar 27*)
Close of play day 2Otago (2) 63/4 (Facoory 4*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WL Blairc Vance b Cederwall28     
SJ McCullumc Vance b Morgan26     
KO Campbellc Vance b Cater19     
PR Facooryrun out28     
*+WK Leesrun out37     
BR Blairc Morrison b Chatfield0     
BJ McKechniec Morrison b Morgan13     
BL Cairnsc Newdick b Cederwall18     
CM Kirknot out5     
GB Thomsonc and b Chatfield8     
MA Bracewellnot out7     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 72.5 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-57, 3-94, 4-125, 5-126, 6-154, 7-172, 8-178, 9-191
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cater10   2391--
Cederwall14   5362--
Morgan17   7292--
Gray11   4280--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Newdickc McCullum b BR Blair47     
BA Edgarc McCullum b Cairns64     
JFM Morrisonc McKechnie b Cairns28     
*JV Coneyc Lees b Thomson26     
DML Aireyc Lees b Thomson8     
HA Morganc and b Kirk10     
BW Cederwallc Lees b Kirk5     
+RH Vancenot out21     
EJ Grayc Campbell b Kirk21     
EJ Chatfieldnot out5     
SB Caterdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 75 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-143, 3-148, 4-171, 5-188, 6-194, 7-194, 8-232
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson23   5792--
Cairns17   4472--
McKechnie6   1150--
Bracewell10   2450--
Kirk18   4473--
BR Blair1   021--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WL Blairb Chatfield41     
SJ McCullumc Gray b Chatfield0     
KO Campbellc Vance b Morgan11     
PR Facooryc Vance b Cederwall50     
*+WK Leesc Vance b Chatfield2     
BJ McKechnieb Gray5     
BR Blairc Vance b Chatfield46     
CM Kirkc Vance b Newdick11     
BL Cairnsc Vance b Cederwall4     
GB Thomsonc Cater b Gray22     
MA Bracewellnot out1     
Extras(10 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 72.6 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-49, 3-61, 4-63, 5-72, 6-155, 7-171, 8-179, 9-185, 10-204 (72.6 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chatfield20   7434--
Cater8   1370--
Cederwall6   2292--
Morgan12   5231--
Newdick8   2161--
Morrison5   1140--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Newdicklbw b Cairns2     
BA Edgarc Lees b Thomson70     
JFM Morrisonc Thomson b McKechnie28     
*JV Coneynot out43     
DML Aireynot out18     
HA Morgandid not bat      
BW Cederwalldid not bat      
+RH Vancedid not bat      
EJ Graydid not bat      
EJ Chatfielddid not bat      
SB Caterdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(3 wickets, 34.1 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-55, 3-131
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson11   2351--
Cairns8   0421--
McKechnie6   1271--
Bracewell2   0200--
Kirk7   1310--
WL Blair0.1060--

--> Each first innings was limited to 75 overs
--> MA Bracewell made his debut in first-class matches
--> MA Bracewell made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> BA Edgar (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in Plunket Shield matches
--> PR Facoory (2) passed his previous highest score of 39 in first-class matches
--> PR Facoory (2) passed his previous highest score of 39 in Plunket Shield matches
--> MA Bracewell made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> MA Bracewell made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> BA Edgar (2) passed his previous highest score of 64 in Plunket Shield matches