O.C.A. Mr J. J. Clark presided over a meeting of the executive of the Otcgo Cricket. Association held last evening. In view of the fact that the Cnrisbrook Ground was not available, it was decided to ask tho Grange Club for the use of their wicket for the second grade rep. match, Otago v. Canterbury, to be played at Christmas. Arrangements for thin match were left in the" hands of .Mes.-r* Steven?, n.'ib. a:id T ! Tho Appleby Club (Invercargill) wrat* asking it iny ~.<M.ci.t i ...... . , ;i chili t-wiin t<> <.».> down ami play theui ai Christmas.—Secretary to reply " that the committee regret that the appl'ication w«u» received too late for any such arrangement to be made. The Canterbury Cricket Association wrote submitting t.h<! names of Messrs A. | Dcy and W. Ashley as umpires in tho I Plunket- Shield match at Christchurch.— I -Umpires suggested to; Canterbury Association to bo asked to arrange for seniors, j It was decided that the. Otago team leavo by the first express on Thursday. Other details were left in the hmds of the manager (Mr I>. 11. Thomson). I .1. Rnmsdeu wrote statin.c that ho would be unable to proceed to Wellington with the team, but would be available for the Canterbury match.—Resolved that no extra player be sent on to Wellington. It was decided to ask the members of tho Otago junior rep. team to meet in the secretary's board room on Monday evening at 7.30. WATSON AND CASEY UNABLE TO GO. If. Watson has notified bis inability to make the trip with the Otago teani. Casey is also unable to ;;o. Th« selectors have not yet filled the vacancies. SECOND GRADE BE P. MATCH. The following second players have ! been chosen to represent Otago against a Canterbury second grade team. Tho match will be played on the North Ground, commencing on Christmas Day at 2 p.m., and continuing next morning : Holderness. Marks, Cameron, Hutctuwon, White, Burusidts, F. Haig, J. Haig, Shaw, Thorn. A wicket-keeper lias yet io be Bolected. NEW SOUTH WALES v. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Tho Interstate match between New te'outh Wales and .South Australia was commenced at Adelaide yesterday. Tho weather was fine an<J the wicket was good. New South Wales hatted first, and made 242 runs (Bardslcy 27. TavJor 69, Crannev 31, Radcliffe 31 not out). At call of timo South Australia had lost four wickets for 40 runs (Mayne 21).
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CRICKET, Evening Star, Issue 15680, 19 December 1914