North Canterbury v Nelson
Other matches in New Zealand 1972/73
VenueDudley Park, Rangiora on 16th, 17th December 1972 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Nelson (1) 37/1 (Reade 16*, Rackley 16*; 16 overs)

North Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PR Williamslbw b Morris7 401- 
PC Devlinc Horne b Morris6 47-- 
*SJ Blakelyc Burrows b Kinsella42 1165- 
RJ Sowdenc Burrows b Hampton16 431- 
JJ Ryanlbw b Douglas16 871- 
TA Turnerb Herron22 823- 
+RW Newtonc Burrows b Douglas9 351- 
RC Merrinb Douglas3 6-- 
WH Newtonb Hampton39 756- 
CJ Heslopc Rackley b Herron5 231- 
MJ Beecroftnot out11 312- 
Extras(6 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 76.7 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Williams), 2-18 (Devlin), 3-50 (Sowden), 4-94 (Blakely), 5-100 (Ryan), 6-122 (RW Newton), 7-134 (Merrin), 8-142 (Turner), 9-162 (Heslop), 10-193 (WH Newton, 76.7 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kinsella18   6371--
Morris23   6632-1
Douglas17   7313--
Herron10   2272--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Readenot out16 67-- 
GN Edwardsrun out1 2-- 
JS Rackleynot out16 642- 
RA Piercedid not bat      
*BL Hamptondid not bat      
GW Douglasdid not bat      
TB Hornedid not bat      
LR Herrondid not bat      
+DN Burrowsdid not bat      
CR Morrisdid not bat      
DA Kinselladid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(1 wicket, 67 minutes, 16 overs)37
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Edwards)
North Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Merrin8   3100--
Sowden4   2150--
Beecroft2   080--
Heslop2   200--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> North Canterbury first innings batting adds 1 run over

Rain prevented any play on the second day