Otago v Canterbury
Other First-Class matches in New Zealand 1908/09
VenueCarisbrook, Dunedin on 12th, 13th, 15th February 1909 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOtago won the toss and decided to field
ResultCanterbury won by 245 runs
UmpiresEA Hamel, J West
Close of play day 1Otago (1) 50/5 (Wordsworth 3*)
Close of play day 2Otago (2) 8/0 (Ayles 2*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Anthonyb Wordsworth20     
WR Patrickc Williams b Torrance5     
A Simsc Williams b Torrance6     
E Humphreysb Wordsworth5     
*D Reesec and b Wordsworth0     
BB Woodb Torrance1     
SA Orchardnot out78     
JSB Brugesb Torrance2     
WH Ellisc Watson b Torrance8     
JH Bennettlbw b Torrance28     
+C Boxshallb Rutherford31     
Total(all out, 78.4 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Patrick), 2-33 (Anthony), 3-43 (Sims), 4-48 (Humphreys), 5-49 (Wood), 6-54 (Reese), 7-54 (Orchard), 8-58 (Ellis), 9-108 (Bennett), 10-206 (Boxshall, 78.4 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Torrance33   12716--
Wordsworth23   8413--
Fisher15   6430--
Watson2   0150--

Otago first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CG Wilsonb Humphreys2     
AG Eckholdst Boxshall b Humphreys8     
CC Hopkinsb Humphreys16     
HC Watsonb Orchard13     
RM Rutherfordb Bennett3     
CW Wordsworthb Humphreys9     
HG Siedebergb Humphreys5     
F Aylesb Bennett7     
AH Fisherb Bennett1     
+F Williamsb Bennett2     
RC Torrancenot out1     
Total(all out, 40 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Wilson), 2-22 (Hopkins), 3-42 (Watson), 4-44 (Eckhold), 5-50 (Rutherford), 6-62 (Siedeberg), 7-71 (Wordsworth), 8-72 (Fisher), 9-74 (Williams), 10-77 (Ayles, 40 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Humphreys20   6365--
Bennett13   3154--
Ellis3   080--
Orchard4   081--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Patrickb Torrance6     
BB Woodb Fisher8     
A Anthonyc Rutherford b Torrance42     
A Simsb Torrance20     
*D Reesec and b Torrance77     
E Humphreysc Fisher b Wordsworth38     
SA Orchardb Fisher1     
JSB Brugesc Ayles b Fisher0     
WH Ellisnot out19     
JH Bennettc Eckhold b Wordsworth7     
+C Boxshalllbw b Ayles15     
Total(all out, 106.4 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Patrick), 2-26 (Wood), 3-86 (Anthony), 4-95 (Sims), 5-172 (Humphreys), 6-177 (Orchard), 7-177 (Bruges), 8-219 (Reese), 9-234 (Bennett), 10-259 (Boxshall, 106.4 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Torrance35   7904--
Wordsworth28   10642--
Rutherford10   4230--
Fisher33   11553--

Otago second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
F Aylesb Humphreys15     
AG Eckholdc Sims b Humphreys0     
HG Siedebergb Humphreys10     
CC Hopkinsc Boxshall b Bennett6     
*CG Wilsonb Orchard18     
HC Watsonc Reese b Humphreys4     
RM Rutherfordnot out42     
CW Wordsworthb Anthony9     
RC Torrancec Sims b Bennett7     
+F Williamsc Wood b Bennett6     
AH Fisherrun out7     
Total(all out, 66.5 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Eckhold), 2-24 (Siedeberg), 3-37 (Hopkins), 4-37 (Ayles), 5-57 (Watson), 6-71 (Wilson), 7-92 (Wordsworth), 8-111 (Torrance), 9-122 (Williams), 10-143 (Fisher, 66.5 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Humphreys24   9464--
Ellis1   100--
Orchard12   2331--
Anthony5   0101--

--> JSB Bruges made his debut in First-Class matches
--> F Ayles made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> F Williams made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> A Anthony (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 23
--> WH Ellis (2) passed his previous highest score of 14 in First-Class matches
--> RM Rutherford (2) passed his previous highest score of 35 in First-Class matches