North Canterbury v South Canterbury
Other matches in New Zealand 1973/74
VenueDudley Park, Rangiora on 19th, 20th January 1974 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn (North Canterbury won on first innings)
Close of play day 1

South Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Andrewsc Williams b Merrin40 1038- 
BJ Macklelbw b Dampier-Crossley0811-- 
DJ Bishoplbw b Merrin29 1134- 
NE Veitchrun out18 504- 
L Vincentc Williams b Newton28 5841 
LS Williamsb Newton15 403- 
J Kylenot out55 857- 
EGC Ritchielbw b Heslop14 37   
CD Galweyc and b Merrin30 516- 
+C Morganlbw b Merrin7 29-- 
R Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(9 wickets, declared, 255 minutes, 77 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Mackle), 2-74 (Andrews), 3-93 (Bishop), 4-119 (Veitch), 5-146 (Vincent), 6-151 (Williams), 7-172 (Ritchie), 8-227 (Galwey), 9-253 (Morgan, 77 ov)
North Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Merrin20   4574-1
Dampier-Crossley13   3441--
James4   1160-1
Newton26   8812--
Heslop14   4381--

North Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+PR Williamsc Bishop b Andrews51 15551 
PC Devlinlbw b Galwey4 231- 
SJ Ryanc and b Galwey29 964- 
TA Turnerc Bishop b Andrews10 351- 
*SJ Blakelynot out61 1497- 
RC Merrinlbw b Andrews90 14513- 
CJ Heslopdid not bat      
WH Newtondid not bat      
G Ormandydid not bat      
RC Jamesdid not bat      
CE Dampier-Crossleydid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 9 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)25
Total(5 wickets, declared, 300 minutes, 68.7 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Devlin), 2-76 (Ryan), 3-105 (Turner), 4-109 (Williams), 5-270 (Merrin, 68.7 ov)
South Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Galwey17   2472--
Ritchie26   41040-6
Wilson6   0370--
Veitch6   02401-

South Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Andrewsb Dampier-Crossley8 232- 
BJ Mackleb Dampier-Crossley246-- 
NE Veitchnot out70  12- 
L Vincentc and b Heslop35  7- 
DJ Bishopdid not bat      
LS Williamsdid not bat      
J Kyledid not bat      
EGC Ritchiedid not bat      
CD Galweydid not bat      
+C Morgandid not bat      
R Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(3 wickets, 27.3 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Mackle), 2-20 (Andrews), 3-127 (Vincent, 27.3 ov)
North Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James8   1330-1
Dampier-Crossley5   0372--
Merrin3   1140--
Newton3   150--
Blakely2   0100--

SJ Blakely and RC Merrin added 161 in 145 minutes for the fifth wicket in the North Canterbury first innings
NE Veitch and L Vincent added 107 for the third wicket in the South Canterbury second innings