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North Otago Beats South Canterbury

Monday, 18 March 1957

North Otago had a first innings win over South Canterbury in the representative one-day cricket match played at Oamaru on Saturday. A feature of the game was the bowling of John Reid, New Zealand cricket captain, who took seven wickets for 20 runs more..


Ashburton Wins Richards Trophy Against N.O.

Monday, 4 February 1957

Ashburton retained the Richards Trophy, which it won from South Canterbury last season, by beating North Otago by 101 runs on the first innings in a two-day match which concluded at the Ashburton Domain oval on Saturday. Although North Ota more..


Ashburton Scores Freely In Match Against N.O.

Saturday, 2 February 1957

A fast scoring partnership between Griffiths and Flaherty who scored 121 in 107 minutes placed Ashburton in the ascendancy yesterday, when they had first use of the wicket against North Otago. The subsequent batsmen took further toll of a flagging more..


Central Team Too Strong For North Otago

Monday, 7 January 1957

The Central Otago team having scored 305 in the first innings, dismissed North Otago for 161, of which G. Cowles made 44 by confident hitting and J. Brown 38 in more careful mood, and then rid of them again for 153. Hannam and Cowles both batted w more..


Days Of Missed Chances For North Otago

Saturday, 5 January 1957

Yesterday was a bad day for North Otago cricket, for in the first day's play against a Central Otago side, everything seemed to go side, everything seemed to go wrong. Catches were dropped in all directions, so that it was not surprising that the more..


North Otago Wins From Metropolitan By Two Wickets

Thursday, 6 December 1956

The North Otago team beat the Metropolitan side by two wickets in a race against the clock in which John Reid in making 70 in an hour, expedited the scoring rate. Allan was against the most successful of North Otago's bowlers and forced a watchful more..


North Otago Leads Metropolitan Team In First Innings

Wednesday, 5 December 1956

A very competent century knock by J.R. Reid placed North Otago in a favourable position in a two-day match against Metropolitan begun in Dunedin yesterday. The Metropolitan out cricket was not impressive and at the close of the first day North Ota more..


Mid-Canterbury Wins From North Otago Side

Friday, 6 January 1956

In a game marred by the weather Mid-Canterbury beat North Otago by 110 runs at the week-end. Having first strike the visitors at calling time on Saturday had lost six for 163, and they raised that total to 279. Griffiths played an invaluab more..


A Drawn Match Between North Otago And Riverina

Friday, 6 January 1956

The two day match between North Otago and Riverina ended in a drawn game, though at one stage the local side looked fated for defeat, as one after the other of their batsmen succumbed to the attack of J. Smith. Geddes again played an invaluable in more..


Unbeaten Century To Geddes Against Riverina

Thursday, 5 January 1956

Thanks to a fine effort by I. Geddes in an unbeaten innings of 142, North Otago made a useful showing in its first innings against the Riverina side. Balk and Brown batted well to assist in the obtaining of 251 made in 228 minutes. The visitors ow more..


Australian Team Five for 243 At Lunch

Wednesday, 4 January 1956

At the luncheon adjournment today the Australian Riverina team had complied 243 runs for the loss of five wickets in reply to North Otago's first innings total of 251 runs. At stumps last night the Australians had lost five wickets for 90 runs. more..


Otago Country Win From North Otago By Ten Wickets

Tuesday, 3 January 1956

The Otago Country team beat North Otago by 10 wickets in a match finished on Saturday. North Otago having replied to the visitors score of 276 with 149, followed on and made only 127 in the second innings. A. Blakely, 4 for 11, and Graham 3 for 12 more..


North Otago Cricketers at Ashburton

Tuesday, 27 December 1955

An excellent opening partnership by I. Griffiths and D. Smith (Ashburton), which produced 128 runs, was a feature of the first day of the cricket match between the teams representing North Otago and the combined Ashburton, South Canterbury, North more..


Metropolitan And North Otago Game Ends In a Draw

Thursday, 8 December 1955

North Otago staved off outright defeat against Metropolitan XI when it ended play yesterday with nine wickets down for 85 runs. After the bright batting of the first day, yesterday's exhibition by both teams was mediocre. There was however more..


Bad Start By N.O. Against Metropolitan

Wednesday, 7 December 1955

North Otago, after a bad start in which three wickets were lost for 21 runs, had scored 116 runs for the loss of four wickets at the end of the first day's play against a Dunedin Metropolitan team. Metropolitan batted first and declared with the s more..


Cricket Trophy Match Ends In Draw

Monday, 31 January 1955

The South Canterbury representative cricket team withstood a challenge from North Otago for the Richards Trophy at Timaru during the weekend. After the first innings collapse, the North Otago batsmen fought back in torrid head to force a draw. more..


North Otago Lose Cricket Match With South Canterbury

Monday, 8 March 1954

In its first defence of the Richards Trophy, the South Canterbury cricket representatives beat North Otago decisively at Fraser Park at the weekend. The holders, set on the road to success by an opening partnership of 137 between R. Farrant and R. more..


Ashburton Beat North Otago by Six Wickets

Monday, 11 January 1954

After a close match Ashburton beat the North Otago representative cricket team at Ashburton on Saturday. By its win the home side retained the Richards Trophy. The final innings left Ashburton with 167 runs to score for victory. Only 140 m more..


N.O. Plays Ashburton

Saturday, 9 January 1954

In a two-day cricket match against Ashburton for the Richards Trophy, North Otago won the toss and batted first and were dismissed for 240 runs. At stumps Ashburton, after 66 minutes batting, had scored 109 runs for the loss of five wickets. The w more..


Thrilling Finish To Match With Otago Side

Wednesday, 30 December 1953

In a thrilling finish North Otago drew with Otago in the last day of the cricket match played at the University Oval yesterday. Otago, batting a second time was still 11 runs short of winning at stumps and North Otago required one wicket for victo more..


Otago Leads North Otago On First Innings

Tuesday, 29 December 1953

North Otago was dismissed for 137 in its first innings in the match against Otago played on the University Oval, Dunedin yesterday. Otago replied with 205 and at stumps North Otago had lost one wicket and had scored 26 runs. I. Geddes was more..


Mid-Canterbury Annexes Richards Cricket Trophy

Monday, 2 March 1953

The North Otago Cricket Association lost the Richards Trophy on Saturday when Mid-Canterbury won the representative match at Oamaru by six wickets in a stirring finish. The visitors were given 167 to make in 90 minutes and this they succee more..


Visiting Team Holds Ascendancy in Rep. Cricket

Saturday, 28 February 1953

Mid Canterbury held the ascendancy at the close of the first day's play in the Richards Trophy cricket match against North Otago at Oamaru yesterday. In reply to North Otago's first innings total of 175, the visitors had scored 173 for the loss of more..


South Canterbury has first innings lead over North Otago

Friday, 9 January 1953

South Canterbury held a lead over North Otago of 23 runs on the first innings, with one wicket in hand, when the first day's play in the first Richards Trophy cricket match, at Oamaru, concluded yesterday. South Canterbury must win outright to wre more..


Representative Cricket: North Otago Versus South Canterbury

Friday, 9 January 1953

The North Otago representative side, playing a two-day match against South Canterbury at Timaru, made a poor showing in the first innings, being all out for 68. Herron alone showed resistance to the bowling of Williams and Phillips, South Canterbu more..