CANTERBURY MAKE 244. [Per United Press Association.] WELLINGTON, January 11. • The Plunket Shield match was resumed this morning in fine weather. The wicket was soft., owing to recent rains. Cantorbury had one wicket down for 63 when play was interrupted on Saturday forenoon. Hickmott and Bishop resumed batting, the bowling being entrusted to Southall and Robinson. In Southall's second over Robinson caught Hickmott brilliant!v in the slips. 68—2—13. Woods, the incomer, supported Bishop, who was scoring rapidly, and got his halfcentury as tho result of 75 minutes' play. Woods, after batting cautiously for a while, cut Robinson for 4, but off the nest ball he made a false stroke, skying it behind tho wicket, where he was caught hv Brice. 33—5—3. Beal made a couple of 4's. and saw tho century go up. Then Bishop lifted Southall high over point, and Baker caught him. 106—4—62. Patrick, opened with two boundaries off Brice, who ha-d replaced Robinson. Tn trying to get, 2 off a stroke by Patrick Real was rvn out. through, a good, return by Hiddlestou. 117—5-15. Whitta, had just come in when Patrick was caught by Wilson at silly mid-on off Brice. 117—6—9. Sandman partnered Whitta. and off the first ball gave a doubtful cjianee in the .slips. He drove, the next delivery for 4. In SouthaH'R next over Whitta. was caught easily by Gibbcs in the slips. 129—7—7. —A Serviceable. Stand.--Thomas and Sandman carried the score to ISO. Gibl,£s and Robinson bowled in place of Brice, and Southall. Sandman, batting fairly, passed 40. and was then missed right on. the. boundary. ~2)0 was posted for 160 minutes' play. Robinson divided the Sandman-Thomas partnership, which yielded 89. setting Sandman's wicket, ' 218—8—58. —The End in Sight.— Boxshall would have, been run-ont but for a muddle in the field. He was caught by Southall off Robinson. 240—9—5. M f Lachlan joined Thomas, who was run out when going for his 50th run. Scores : Canterbury.—First Innings. Carlton c Gibbcs b Robinson 7 Bishop c Baker b Southall ... 62 Hickmott c Robinson b Southall ... 15 Woods c Brice b Robinson 8 Real run out _. 15 Patrick c Wilson b Brice ... 9 Whitta c Gibbs b Southall 7 Sandman b Robinson 58 Boxshall c Southall b Robinson ... 5 Thomas run out 49 M'Lachlan not out ... 1 Extras 10 Total 244 Bowling Analysis.—Robinson, 4 wickets for 80 runs; Southall. 3 for 63 ; Brice. 1 for 59; Hiddlestone, none for 8; Gibbes, none for 23.
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PLUNKET SHIELD., Evening Star, Issue 15697, 11 January 1915