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CRICKET

A cold wind blew across the grounds on Saturday, and made things unpleasant for the player's. At Culling Park there was a good number of spectators, and they were treated to soma brisk cricket on the part of the Colts, who proved too much for the local „team. Grange, after a close and exciting finish, heat Carisbrook A by-one wicket, and Albion and Carisbrook B played a drawn game, in which the latter tad the better of the position. At the Caledonian Ground Dunedin, _ shorthanded, went down before Opoho in a low . and slow scoring match. INTERPROVINCIAL MATCHES. The Auckland representative cricket team to plav Wellington at Christmas will comprise ftountree, W. Harvie, Sneddon, Anthony, Howden, Hemus. L. Taylor, Sale Sitain), MacCormick, Dacro, and Mason, ergencies—Worker, Horspool, Brookith, Honeycomb®. Eckhold fills the vacancy in the Otago Warn caused by Watson's inability to make (he trip to Christchurch and Wellington. Vfr A. Martin, a member of the Selection Committee, will accompany the team to Christchurch. INTERSTATE GAME. In the Sheffield Shield match at Adelaida between South Australia and New Bonth Wales, South Australia in their first innings were dismissed for 151. Perlew made oO and Cooper 25. New South Wales, in their second in* nines, had lost five wickets for 211 runs at the call of time on Saturday. Cranney made 46, Davis 32, Taylor 35, Minnet 27, and Bardsley 42. JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE MATCH. Th® following second grade players have Veen chosen to represent Otago against a 'Canterbury second grade team. The patch will he played on the North Ground, commencing on Christmas Day at 2 p.m. Holderneas, Marks, Cameron, Hutcheson, White, Burnside. F. Haig, J. Haig, Shaw, Thorn, and Milbum (wicketkeeper). The following are the Canterbury team : —.Edgar, Thompson, and Lawrence (St. Albane), Guiney and Millikea (High School), G. Russell, H. Perrin, and H. Wilson (Linwood), Hay and Moor (West Christchurch), and E. Haughey (East Christchurch). The team is not a representative on® (says the Christchurch ‘ Sun’), hut is the best available. The committee of the Otago Cricket League met on Saturday evening in the Y.M.C.A. Rooms. Mr Melville occupied the chair. The principal business was the completion of arrangement® for the match with Christchurch City and Suburban Association on the Caledonian Ground. The •electors submitted the team, which was approved, and Mr G. Turner appointed captain. It was decided to commence play at 2 p.m. on Christmas Day, and, subject to their consent, Messrs West and Weston were appointed umpires. Mr J. Graham reported on behalf of a subcommittee set up to consider the question of the entertainment of the visitors, and it was decided to invite the players and officials to a dinner on the ground on Saturday, Messrs J. A. Park and R. H. S. Todd to act as chairman and vicechairman respectively. Following is the load team ;—W. Butler, F. E. Holieyman, H. Hodge, A. Hodge, G. Jones, F. Parris, Dr Ross, J. Richmond, A. Symonda, A. Torrance, G. Turner (captain) j emergency, W. Paine. All the above are requested to attend practice at the Caledonian Ground this evening.

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CRICKET, Issue 15681, 21 December 1914

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CRICKET Issue 15681, 21 December 1914

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