OTAGO LEAGUE. The above started their season under splendid weather conditions on Saturday, .-.ome very interesting games took place, with the following results : Reid and Gray 73 (Hodge 12, Holt 16, and Jenkins 12) defeated Y.M.C.A. 41 and eight for 70 (Gould 19, 'Paoey 15, and Pebble 12 not out) on the Oval. M'Dougall five for 11 and Morgan 4 for 'l3 bowled well for Reid and Gray, a.* did Jones two for 9 and Thomson ifive for 26 for Y.M.C.A. Hillside A v. Hillside B also met on the Oval, the former winning hy 51' runs. Scores : Hillside A 78 (Torrance 27. Deuchrass 11, and Harris 10); Hillside B 27 (:S. Talbot 9). Symonds five for 14 and Torrence throe for 9 bowled well for the A team, as did Rippenberg and Leyland for the B team. Tramway journeyed to Waitati, a close finish resulting in favor of Jjrakanui by 5 runs. Scores : Orakanui 114 (Dr Boss 51, Bambery 15, A isoet 14) ; Tramway 109 (W. Paine 41, Weir 20, Webster 13, and Jepson 12). The principal bowlers for Tramway were Jepson four for 18 and Ferguson four for 33, and Connor four for 20 for Orakanui. . Haywards defeated Railways by eight wickets. Scores : Railway 23 (Finlayson 13 not out) and 38 (J. Wiiliams- 13); Haywards 55 (Andrews 17, Sinclair 10). Butcher took seven wicket* for TO runs and Robinson eight for 12 for Haywards. and F. Williams five for 20 and LAngforo two for 3 for Railways. AT OTHER CENTRES. Auckland.—The cricket season opened yesterday in fine weather. In the senior grade Parnell made 232 (Anthony 56, Breese 98 not out) against Ponson'by, 25 for one wicket. Waitemat* made 100 against University 75 for six wickets (Taylor 37 not out).—Eden A put on 294 (Taylor 133, Hemiis 64) against Grafton. —Eden B made 143 (Sale 53) against North Shore, 72 for four wickets. Wellington.—The fixtures were continued on Saturday in fine weather. The Petone-Old Boys' match was concluded, Petone winning by an innings ai'd 3 runs. Petone made 258, and Old Boy* 159 and 96. —University beat Central on the first innings by 41 runs.—East beat North by three wickets. Christchurch.—Sydenham A 195 (L. Watson 51, J. Martin 52 not out) v. East Christchurch 25 for no wickets.—Riccarton 195 (B. Whitta 110) v. St. Albans 117* for nine wickets.—West Christchurch 234 (D. Reese 64, A. T. Donnelly 56,.D. Mathews 68) v. Linwood 30 for two wickets.
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CRICKET, Evening Star, Issue 15633, 26 October 1914