Marlborough v Wellington
Other matches in New Zealand 1968/69
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 19th, 20th January 1969 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by 5 wickets
Close of play day 1Wellington (1) 25/1 (Redmond 11*, Court 0*; 8 overs)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SE Lanelbw b Court21     
BL Robertsb Gowland50  7- 
GF Hawtinb O'Sullivan71 12063 
A Wilsonc Wilson b BH Hopkins6 45-- 
*GR Nealst RAP Hopkins b O'Sullivan33     
IR Hutchisonb Morrison17     
OF Drylandc and b O'Sullivan8     
+GJ Adamsnot out27     
AT Sowmanb Morrison7     
GW Sandfordc Court b O'Sullivan23 13   
BL Cairnsb Morrison15     
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)24
Total(all out, 69.1 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-53 (Lane), 2-90 (Roberts), 3-129 (Wilson), 4-198, 5-207, 6-225, 7-229, 8-251, 9-280, 10-302 (69.1 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gowland9   3331--
BH Hopkins14   2501--
Court9   0521--
Wilson12   0420--
O'Sullivan13   1484--

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Redmondc Hutchison b Cairns119  181 
JWJ Schoferc Neal b Cairns14     
RJ Courtlbw b Hawtin12     
JFM Morrisonc Roberts b Cairns139  181 
AR Taylorc Adams b Hawtin5     
DR O'Sullivannot out9     
*BH Hopkinsdid not bat      
PJ Wilsondid not bat      
+RAP Hopkinsdid not bat      
GH Gowlanddid not bat      
GT Stewartdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(5 wickets, declared, 71.5 overs)305
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Schofer), 2-68 (Court), 3-276 (Redmond), 4-281 (Taylor), 5-305 (Morrison, 71.5 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hawtin14   2452--
Sandford19   6590--
Hutchison5   0260--
Sowman15   2700--
Dryland2   0260--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BL Robertslbw b O'Sullivan65  8- 
SE Laneb O'Sullivan25     
GW Sandfordc [unknown] b Wilson0     
BL Cairnsb Wilson4     
*GR Nealrun out6     
AT Sowmanrun out8     
A Wilsonrun out0     
IR Hutchisonnot out12     
GF Hawtinb O'Sullivan4     
OF Drylandnot out1     
+GJ Adamsdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb)4
Total(8 wickets, declared, 18 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-39 (Lane), 2-50 (Sandford), 3-71 (Cairns), 4-99, 5-105, 6-107, 7-?, 8-127
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gowland2   0140--
O'Sullivan8   0533--
Wilson8   0582--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWJ Schoferrun out25 33   
RE Redmondlbw b Cairns55  8- 
AR Taylorb Cairns3     
JFM Morrisonb Cairns8     
*BH Hopkinsnot out16     
DR O'Sullivanc Adams b Cairns8     
PJ Wilsonnot out8     
RJ Courtdid not bat      
+RAP Hopkinsdid not bat      
GH Gowlanddid not bat      
GT Stewartdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(5 wickets, 14.7 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-70 (Schofer), 2-75 (Taylor), 3-95, 4-96, 5-120
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sandford7   0620--

--> Wellington first innings: 200 in 203 minutes
--> JFM Morrison (1) 100 in 113 minutes

GT Stewart fractured his hand when attempting to stop a drive by BL Roberts when Marlborough were 1 wicket down in their first innings and took no further part in the game
RE Redmond and JFM Morrison added 208 for the third wicket in the Wellington XI first innings
In the Marlborough second innings GW Sandford was caught by Hopkins but it is not known which Hopkins took the catch
Wellington XI reached their target with 1 ball to spare