Central Districts v Otago
New Zealand Motor Corporation Knockout Tournament 1972/73 (Semi-Final)
VenueTrafalgar Park, Nelson on 10th December 1972 (40-over match)
Balls per over8
TossCentral Districts won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOtago won by 6 wickets
UmpiresM Rangi, GH Stroud
Man of the MatchGM Turner

Central Districts inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
PJC Couttsc Turner b Congdon18     
DH Paytonc Anderson b Powell48     
HC Sampsonc Turner b Powell24     
DW Nealb Congdon13     
*MJF Shrimptonc Lees b Cushen28     
+IR Snooknot out39     
DR O'Sullivanrun out2     
BL Cairnsrun out3     
AB Jordanlbw b Andrews0     
JH Howellrun out1     
BA Stewartc Lees b Powell0     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(all out, 36.7 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-59, 3-106, 4-112, 5-169, 6-177, 7-179, 8-179, 9-182, 10-182 (36.7 ov)
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Andrews6   1201--48.003.33
Nicholson8   0470---5.88
Congdon8   3212--32.002.62
Cushen8   0461--64.005.75

Otago inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
GM Turnernot out73     
WL Blairc Snook b Jordan0     
BE Congdonb Cairns15     
RW Andersonc Sampson b Cairns22     
KO Campbellc Sampson b Howell12     
+WK Leesnot out53     
*GD Alabasterdid not bat      
GA Powelldid not bat      
KA Nicholsondid not bat      
JAJ Cushendid not bat      
B Andrewsdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb)8
Total(4 wickets, 36.7 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-33, 3-75, 4-102
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Stewart8   0380---4.75
O'Sullivan8   1210---2.62
Cairns8   1432--32.005.38
Howell6   0401--48.006.67

--> PJC Coutts made his last appearance in List A matches
--> DH Payton passed his previous highest score of 30 in List A matches
--> GM Turner passed 2000 runs in List A matches when he reached 42
--> WK Lees passed his previous highest score of 31 in List A matches
--> GA Powell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in List A matches in the Central Districts innings (previous best was 2-35)