Otago v Canterbury
First-Class matches in New Zealand 1900/01
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 22nd, 24th, 25th December 1900 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by 125 runs
UmpiresWH Skitch, RW Spencer
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 15/0 (Baker 11*, Siedeberg 3*)
Close of play day 2Otago (1) 61/3 (Geddes 11*, Mills 4*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WC Pearceb Fisher0     
A Simsc Johnston b Fisher25     
ST Callawayb Downes8     
WCH Wigleyb Webb41     
*RDW Barryb Downes5     
TD Harmanc Austin b Downes4     
SA Orchardst Williams b Downes55     
HC Ridleyb Downes24     
JB Reesec Geddes b Downes15     
+C Boxshallst Williams b Downes12     
TJ Malonenot out0     
Extras(9 b, 1 lb)10
Total(all out, 62.5 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Pearce), 2-33 (Callaway), 3-33 (Sims), 4-48 (Barry), 5-58 (Harman), 6-126 (Wigley), 7-166 (Orchard), 8-185 (Ridley), 9-191 (Reese), 10-199 (Boxshall, 62.5 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fisher18   7372--
Webb12   0511--
Austin3   0120--
Harkness3   0100--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Bakerc Harman b Pearce25     
HG Siedebergb Pearce12     
*AE Geddesb Callaway11     
GG Austinc Orchard b Pearce1     
G Millslbw b Pearce15     
W Johnstonc Barry b Callaway1     
AH Fisherc and b Callaway0     
AD Downesc Reese b Callaway1     
WAA Webbc Callaway b Pearce8     
+F Williamsc Barry b Pearce4     
JT Harknessnot out9     
Extras(9 b, 1 lb)10
Total(all out, 65.4 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-39 (Baker), 2-47 (Siedeberg), 3-53 (Austin), 4-61 (Geddes), 5-65 (Johnston), 6-65 (Fisher), 7-67 (Downes), 8-78 (Webb), 9-84 (Williams), 10-97 (Mills, 65.4 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Callaway33   14414--
Malone3   090--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Simslbw b Downes19     
WC Pearceb Fisher4     
ST Callawayc Johnston b Fisher2     
SA Orchardst Williams b Webb4     
WCH Wigleyb Fisher9     
JB Reeselbw b Fisher7     
*RDW Barryb Fisher0     
HC Ridleyb Webb7     
TD Harmanrun out (Williams)5     
+C Boxshallc Geddes b Downes25     
TJ Malonenot out5     
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(all out, 28.4 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Pearce), 2-28 (Callaway), 3-30 (Sims), 4-41 (Wigley), 5-49 (Reese), 6-49 (Barry), 7-49 (Orchard), 8-56 (Ridley), 9-80 (Harman), 10-96 (Boxshall, 28.4 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fisher13   3305--
Webb4   1202--
Geddes1   100--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Bakerb Malone32     
HG Siedebergb Callaway1     
AD Downesc Sims b Callaway14     
G Millslbw b Callaway0     
W Johnstonc Barry b Callaway1     
AH Fisherrun out8     
*AE Geddesc Barry b Callaway0     
GG Austinc Pearce b Callaway6     
WAA Webbc Orchard b Callaway3     
+F Williamsb Callaway5     
JT Harknessnot out0     
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 34 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Siedeberg), 2-33 (Downes), 3-48 (Baker), 4-48 (Mills), 5-49 (Johnston), 6-49 (Geddes), 7-61 (Austin), 8-65 (Webb), 9-73 (Fisher), 10-73 (Williams, 34 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Callaway17   6418--
Pearce3   160--
Malone14   4231--

--> SA Orchard (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in first-class matches
--> JB Reese made his debut in first-class matches
--> G Mills (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> JT Harkness made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> ST Callaway made his debut for Canterbury in first-class matches
--> G Mills made his debut for Otago in first-class matches
--> AD Downes reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed RDW Barry, his 2nd wicket in the Canterbury first innings
--> WC Pearce achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed G Mills in the Otago first innings (previous best was 5-20)
--> ST Callaway achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Otago second innings (previous best was 8-98)

In the 2nd innings, Harman was bowled by Fisher, but umpire Spencer was unsighted and gave him not out. However, Harman walked from the crease and Williams, the wicket-keeper, pulled out a stump and appealed. Umpire Skitch, at square leg, gave him run out