Canterbury v Otago
First-Class matches in New Zealand 1899/00
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 4th, 5th, 6th January 1900 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOtago won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOtago won by 37 runs
UmpiresC Frith, RW Spencer
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 34/1 (Sims 12*, Ridley 3*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (2) 44/1 (Sims 7*, Ridley 5*)

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Bakerc TW Reese b Wilding23     
W Johnstonst Fowke b Malone18     
GG Austinb Frankish18     
AE Geddesst Fowke b Wilding4     
HG Siedebergb D Reese5     
*CH Broadc Cobcroft b D Reese7     
AH Fisherb Frankish14     
AD Downesb Frankish5     
FC Ligginsnot out9     
+F Williamsc Wilding b D Reese3     
AD Eckhoffb Frankish8     
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 2 w)13
Total(all out, 60.3 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-42 (Baker), 2-52 (Johnston), 3-59 (Geddes), 4-70 (Siedeberg), 5-86 (Broad), 6-87 (Austin), 7-95 (Downes), 8-103 (Fisher), 9-113 (Williams), 10-127 (Eckhoff, 60.3 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Malone18   11201--
D Reese21   4473--
Wilding8   2212--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Reesec Eckhoff b Fisher17     
A Simsc Fisher b Downes31     
AE Ridleyc Williams b Eckhoff16     
WCH Wigleyb Eckhoff5     
RDW Barrylbw b Downes0     
*LT Cobcroftb Eckhoff5     
FS Frankishb Eckhoff3     
F Wildingc Geddes b Eckhoff2     
TJ Maloneb Downes0     
+JN Fowkenot out7     
TW Reesest Williams b Eckhoff0     
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 46 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (D Reese), 2-68 (Sims), 3-74 (Ridley), 4-77 (Wigley), 5-79 (Barry), 6-89 (Cobcroft), 7-91 (Wilding), 8-91 (Frankish), 9-91 (Malone), 10-98 (TW Reese, 46 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Downes22   13213--
Fisher11   3381--
Eckhoff13   1276--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Bakerb Malone14     
W Johnstonb Malone4     
GG Austinc Fowke b Frankish7     
AH Fisherc Ridley b Malone4     
HG Siedebergc Sims b Frankish10     
FC Ligginsc TW Reese b Malone2     
AE Geddesnot out41     
*CH Broadc and b Wilding10     
AD Downeslbw b Frankish34     
+F Williamsb Frankish4     
AD Eckhoffst Fowke b D Reese9     
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(all out, 47.2 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Johnston), 2-19 (Austin), 3-28 (Fisher), 4-43 (Siedeberg), 5-43 (Baker), 6-45 (Liggins), 7-60 (Broad), 8-131 (Downes), 9-135 (Williams), 10-152 (Eckhoff, 47.2 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Malone14   4374--
D Reese2.20121--
Wilding4   0211--
Frankish22   4504--
Cobcroft5   2190--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Reesec Broad b Fisher26     
A Simsc Siedeberg b Fisher13     
AE Ridleylbw b Downes10     
RDW Barryb Fisher35     
TW Reesec and b Downes16     
F Wildingc Austin b Downes3     
WCH Wigleyc and b Downes1     
FS Frankishnot out16     
*LT Cobcroftb Downes9     
+JN Fowkec Fisher b Downes3     
TJ Maloneb Downes1     
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (D Reese), 2-50 (Ridley), 3-64 (Sims), 4-107 (TW Reese), 5-111 (Wilding), 6-114 (Wigley), 7-114 (Barry), 8-134 (Cobcroft), 9-138 (Fowke), 10-144 (Malone, 71.3 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fisher27   6613--
Eckhoff7   2180--
Geddes2   0110--

--> AE Geddes (2) passed his previous highest score of 39 in first-class matches
--> CH Broad made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RDW Barry (2) passed his previous highest score of 27 in first-class matches
--> F Wilding made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AD Eckhoff achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed AE Ridley in the Canterbury first innings (previous best was 0-85)
--> AD Eckhoff achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Canterbury first innings