result
Dunedin, Dec 31 1949 - Jan 4 1950, Plunket Shield
558/8d
(f/o) 231 & 342/5
Match drawn
Otago 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bert Sutcliffe  b Blane355-485380-
Raymond Hunt c †Kent b Donaldson9-----
Alby Roberts  b Hardstaff29-----
George Mills c Marsdon b Cleal14-----
Noel McGregor  b Hemmingson36-----
William Haig  b Donaldson67-----
Lankford Smith (c)c Cleal b Donaldson5-----
Leslie Groves c Scott b Hemmingson3-----
Eric Watson not out 2-----
Extras(b 26, lb 9, nb 3)38
TOTAL(178.2 Ov, RR: 3.12)558/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-14, 2-113, 3-163, 4-278, 5-544, 6-548, 7-553, 8-558
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Keith Dollery831001.25---00
John Donaldson41510532.56---00
Francis Hemmingson42.2129922.33---00
James Blane2637412.84---00
Joe Hardstaff26410213.92---00
Osmond Cleal1926713.52---00
John Marsdon1134504.09---00
Donald Coleman401403.50---00
Verdun Scott10404.00---00
Auckland 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Perry c †Mills b Overton3-----
Verdun Scott (c)c Hunt b Roberts116-----
Donald Coleman run out 5-----
Joe Hardstaff c †Mills b Overton11-----
Osmond Cleal c Roberts b Overton32-----
John Marsdon st †Mills b Smith8-----
James Blane  b Overton32-----
Leonard Kent c Watson b Overton12-----
John Donaldson  b Smith0-----
Keith Dollery lbw b Smith0-----
Francis Hemmingson not out 0-----
Extras(b 7, lb 5)12
TOTAL(96.1 Ov, RR: 2.40)231
Fall of wickets: 1-21, 2-34, 3-69, 4-149, 5-164, 6-205, 7-226, 8-227, 9-231, 10-231
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ivan Walsh2354702.04---00
Guy Overton3779552.56---00
Eric Watson40601.50---00
Lankford Smith13.103632.73---00
Leslie Groves802002.50---00
Alby Roberts1151511.36---00
Auckland 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Perry st †Mills b Watson23-----
James Blane lbw b Roberts7-----
Donald Coleman c Roberts b Overton74-----
Joe Hardstaff c & b Smith135-----
Osmond Cleal c Walsh b Watson81-----
Verdun Scott (c)not out 5-----
John Marsdon not out 2-----
Extras(b 12, lb 3)15
TOTAL(114 Ov, RR: 3.00)342/5
Fall of wickets: 1-26, 2-36, 3-208, 4-335, 5-335
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ivan Walsh1214503.75---00
Guy Overton2035312.65---00
Eric Watson2475922.45---00
Lankford Smith1934412.31---00
Leslie Groves1827704.27---00
Alby Roberts1834012.22---00
Bert Sutcliffe30903.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Carisbrook, Dunedin
TossOtago, elected to bat first
SeriesPlunket Shield
Season1949/50
Match daysday (4-day match)
Umpires
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P Thomson
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Stanley Tomkinson
PointsOtago 4, Auckland 2
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 31 Dec - day 1 - Otago 1st innings 400/4 (Bert Sutcliffe 257*, William Haig 30*)
Sun, 01 Jan - rest day
Mon, 02 Jan - day 2 - Auckland 1st innings 158/4 (Verdun Scott 95*, John Marsdon 4*)
Tue, 03 Jan - day 3 - Auckland 2nd innings null/3 (Joe Hardstaff 91*, Osmond Cleal 5*)
Wed, 04 Jan - day 4 - Auckland 2nd innings 342/5 (114 ov) - end of match