Otago v Northern Districts
Shell Cup 1977/78
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 7th, 8th, 9th January 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossOtago won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsOtago 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Northern Districts 8 (Batting 3, Bowling 5)
UmpiresD Cummings, JM Rutherford
Close of play day 1Northern Districts (1) 23/0 (Parker 22*, Kuggeleijn 0*)
Close of play day 2Otago (2) 15/0 (WL Blair 5*, Stewart 8*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WL Blairc Puna b Child30     
RN Stewartc Kuggeleijn b Child1     
KO Campbelllbw b Child1     
PR Facooryc Leigh b Collinge36     
*+WK Leeslbw b Roberts14     
BR Blairb Dickeson31     
BJ McKechnielbw b Dickeson29     
BL Cairnsc Gibson b Collinge25     
CM Kirknot out9     
GB Thomsonrun out0     
PJ Petherickc Gibson b Dickeson1     
Extras(3 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(all out, 73.4 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-16, 3-62, 4-90, 5-96, 6-141, 7-172, 8-180, 9-185, 10-191 (73.4 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge24   3592--
Child16   3293--
Roberts17   5491--
Kuggeleijn2   130--

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Parkerc BR Blair b Petherick31     
CM Kuggeleijnb Cairns1     
GP Howarthc Stewart b Petherick5     
ADG Robertsc Cairns b Petherick43     
B Dunningb Cairns66     
KN Punalbw b Cairns3     
JG Gibsonnot out27     
CW Dickesonc sub b Petherick5     
MJ Childlbw b Petherick2     
RO Collingenot out8     
+JA Leighdid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(8 wickets, declared, 61 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-37, 3-42, 4-135, 5-142, 6-163, 7-178, 8-189
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson5   270--
Cairns24   3493--
Petherick26   3985--
Kirk6   0370--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WL Blairc Leigh b Child17     
RN Stewartlbw b Dickeson20     
KO Campbelllbw b Howarth15     
PR Facooryc Puna b Dickeson44     
BL Cairnsc and b Howarth0     
*+WK Leesc sub b Howarth50     
BR Blairnot out30     
CM Kirkc Puna b Howarth0     
BJ McKechnienot out18     
GB Thomsondid not bat      
PJ Petherickdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(7 wickets, declared, 82 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-56, 3-56, 4-56, 5-150, 6-160, 7-160
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge7   2210--
Child13   3401--
Dickeson29   11642--
Kuggeleijn9   2170--
Howarth23   8484--
Parker1   040--

Northern Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GP Howarthc Campbell b Cairns5     
JG Gibsonc sub b Petherick41     
*JM Parkerb Cairns0     
ADG Robertsc and b Petherick5     
B Dunningc Petherick b Cairns0     
KN Punanot out29     
CM Kuggeleijnb Petherick12     
CW Dickesonnot out1     
MJ Childdid not bat      
RO Collingedid not bat      
+JA Leighdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 nb)10
Total(6 wickets, 35 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-11, 3-37, 4-40, 5-73, 6-100
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson4   1110--
Cairns11   3323--
Petherick14   4343--
Kirk6   1160--

--> Each first innings was limited to 75 overs
--> ADG Roberts (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> JA Leigh made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JA Leigh made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> BL Cairns reached 100 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northern Districts second innings