1960 - 1969

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1969 (6th) Dunedin - Winners Sth Canty 
Five & a half hour matches, 8 ball overs and 142 gram balls introduced. 12 teams competed. Wednesday rained out. Rampant South Canterbury wins their third tournament in a row.
Total Runs - 7616; total wickets - 542; average 14.05
Most Runs - 253 @ 63.25 - John Davies (South Canterbury)
Most Wickets - 16 @ 12.75 - Ian McAlpine (Marlborough)
Best Bowling - P Reyner (Otago B) 6 for 16; Warren Eddington (Ashburton) 6 for 16; Peter Taiaroa (South Canty) 7 for 26; C Fraser (Otago B) 7 for 42; Ken Moseby (East Southland) 8 for 53
Notable: Ian Rutherford (Otago B) had a debut century of 111; Warren Edd (Canterbury); Richard Wixon Eastern Southland Country (Otago and Services); Peter Domigan Eastern Southland Country (Groundsman Central Otago)

Teams Summary
South Canterbury 20 points. 846 runs at 25.64 rpw. Conceded 413 runs & took 40 wkts at 10.33 rpw
Canterbury 16 points. 786 runs at 30.23 rpw. Conceded 562 runs & took 45 wkts at 12.49 rpw
Otago A 16 points. 760 runs at 16.17 rpw. Conceded 635 runs & took 46 wkts at 13.80 rpw
Otago B 16 points. 743 runs at 20.64 rpw. Conceded 584 runs & took 58 wkts at 10.07 rpw
Nelson 12 points. 668 runs at 13.36 rpw. Conceded 722 runs & took 49 wkts at 14.73 rpw
Ashburton 12 points. 634 runs at 15.46 rpw. Conceded 668 runs & took 55 wkts at 12.15 rpw
East Sthld Country 12 points. 502 runs at 8.23 rpw. Conceded 574 runs & took 46 wkts at 12.48 rpw
North Canterbury 12 points. 621 runs at 17.25 rpw. Conceded 654 runs & took 50 wkts at 13.08 rpw
Central Otago 9 points. 499 runs at 11.88 rpw. Conceded 651 runs & took 38 wkts at 17.13 rpw
Marlborough 8 points. 515 runs at 11.20 rpw. Conceded 916 runs & took 40 wkts at 22.90 rpw
Southland 5 points. 558 runs at 11.63 rpw. Conceded 511 runs & took 35 wkts at 14.60 rpw
North Otago 4 points. 484 runs at 6.37 rpw. Conceded 726 runs & took 40 wkts at 18.15 rpw

1968 (5th) Blenheim - Winners Sth Canty
12 teams competed. South Canterbury again swept all before it to win the two sectional draw.
Total Runs - 6748; total wickets - 609; average 11.08
Most Runs - 160 @ 80 - John Davies (South Canterbury)
Most Wickets -28 for 111 @ 3.96 Peter Taiaroa (South Canterbury)
Best Bowling - Larry Porter 8 for 5 including first ever tournament hat trick (Canterbury B); D Dudley 6 for none (East Southland); Warren Eddington 7 for 23 (Ashburton); Ross Manson (North Otago) 8 for 26
Notable Players: Mark Burtt (Canterbury) NZ Hockey; Kevin Collins - Canterbury (Canterbury); Richard Wilson - Canterbury (Canty Cricket + NZ Rugby); Jock Edwards - Nelson (New Zealand)

Teams Summary
South Canterbury 25 points. 699 runs at 18.89 rpw. Conceded 473 runs & took 52 wkts at 9.10 rpw
East Sthld Country 18 points. 525 runs at 11.67 rpw. Conceded 498 runs & took 63 wkts at 7.90 rpw
North Canterbury 18 points. 683 runs at 15.88 rpw. Conceded 452 runs & took 43 wkts at 10.51 rpw
Nelson 17 points. 501 runs at 10.02 rpw. Conceded 407 runs & took 62 wkts at 6.56 rpw
Central Otago 15 points. 581 runs at 14.17 rpw. Conceded 573 runs & took 43 wkts at 13.33 rpw
Ashburton 15 points. 702 runs at 14.33 rpw. Conceded 667 runs & took 50 wkts at 13.34 rpw
Canterbury A 14 points. 623 runs at 15.58 rpw. Conceded 634 runs & took 46 wkts at 13.78 rpw
Marlborough 12 points. 342 runs at 7.13 rpw. Conceded 694 runs & took 59 wkts at 11.76 rpw
Canterbury B 11 points. 535 runs at 10.09 rpw. Conceded 588 runs & took 56 wkts at 10.50 rpw
Otago 10 points. 562 runs at 12.22 rpw. Conceded 540 runs & took 44 wkts at 12.27 rpw
Southland 6 points. 456 runs at 7.35 rpw. Conceded 650 runs & took 37 wkts at 17.57 rpw
North Otago 4 points. 449 runs at 4.73 rpw. Conceded 572 runs & took 54 wkts at 10.59 rpw

1967 (4th) Gore - Winners Sth Canty
NZ Cricket Coach Martin Horton spoke for over an hour and then fielded questions on the first morning of the SIT - due to a rained out session. South Canterbury became winners while other teams became bogged down in the five hour concept which lead to several no result games.
Total Runs - 5162; Total Wickets - 437; average 11.81
Most Runs - 163 @ 40.75 - Chris Schroder (Marlborough)
Most Wickets - 20 @ 4.9 - Phil Neal (Marlborough) inc 8 for 12
Best Bowling - Barry Brown (Eastern Southland) 8 for 25; Eric O'Hara (South Canty) - 7 for 33
Notable players - Brian McKechnie -Southland (New Zealand + NZ Rugby); Denis Aberhart (Nelson) CD & Canty and NZ Coach; Warren Eddington (Ashburton) Canty Bowler; Bruce Sewell (South Canty) NZ Bowler; John Lindsay (Christchurch) Canty Rugby; John Wright (North Canty) Nthn Dist & Canty & NZ captain; Stew Buttar (Otago) Otago & NZ Bowls coach (deceased); Jock Edwards (Nelson) CD & NZ

Teams Summary
South Canterbury 21 points. 442 runs at 8.84 rpw. Conceded 408 runs & took 50 wkts at 8.16 rpw
Central Otago 18 points. 645 runs at 15.00 rpw. Conceded 450 runs & took 48 wkts at 9.38 rpw
Otago 17 points. 545 runs at 11.60 rpw. Conceded 460 runs & took 48 wkts at 9.58 rpw
Canterbury 16 points. 666 runs at 15.86 rpw. Conceded 518 runs & took 30 wkts at 17.27 rpw
North Canterbury 15 points. 658 runs at 17.32 rpw. Conceded 392 runs & took 46 wkts at 8.52 rpw
Nelson 15 points. 495 runs at 17.68 rpw. Conceded 652 runs & took 48 wkts at 13.58 rpw
Southland 12 points. 485 runs at 10.78 rpw. Conceded 535 runs & took 35 wkts at 15.29 rpw
Marlborough 10 points. 427 runs at 9.70 rpw. Conceded 455 runs & took 46 wkts at 9.89 rpw
East Sthld Country 9 points. 388 runs at 7.76 rpw. Conceded 661 runs & took 45 wkts at 14.69 rpw
Ashburton 5 points. 411 runs at 8.22 rpw. Conceded 721 runs & took 41 wkts at 17.59 rpw

1966 (3rd) Christchurch - Winners Ashburton 
Held at Christ's College grounds in Hagley Park. First time teams from South Canterbury and North Otago. Out of town teams stayed at Ilam Halls of Residence. First day was rained out. Ashburton won on count back.
Total Runs - 5952; total wickets - 494; average 12.05
Most Runs - 172 @ 86 - Murray Weatherston (Otago)
Most Wickets - 23 @ 5.91 - Paul Drake (Central Otago)
Best Bowling - Paul McCartney - 7 for 57 and Phil Jordan - 7 for 28
Notable players - Dave Dempsey - Christchurch (Canterbury); Brian McKechnie -Southland (New Zealand + NZ Rugby); Ivan Thomson (Christchurch Hockey), R Isherwood (Ashburton) and A Anderson (Ashburton) all later excelled

Teams Summary
Ashburton 16 points. 594 runs at 19.80 rpw. Conceded 448 runs & took 38 wkts at 11.79 rpw
Otago 16 points. 605 runs at 20.86 rpw. Conceded 610 runs & took 41 wkts at 14.88 rpw
Canterbury B 16 points. 502 runs at 12.87 rpw. Conceded 470 runs & took 55 wkts at 8.55 rpw
Central Otago 16 points. 431 runs at 12.31 rpw. Conceded 445 runs & took 47 wkts at 9.47 rpw
Canterbury A 13 points. 625 runs at 20.83 rpw. Conceded 400 runs & took 45 wkts at 8.89 rpw
Nelson 13 points. 461 runs at 15.37 rpw. Conceded 541 runs & took 39 wkts at 13.87 rpw
North Canterbury 12 points. 439 runs at 9.54 rpw. Conceded 456 runs & took 32 wkts at 14.25 rpw
South Canterbury 12 points. 419 runs at 8.91 rpw. Conceded 485 runs & took 45 wkts at 10.78 rpw
East Sthld Country 9 points. 498 runs at 11.07 rpw. Conceded 611 runs & took 36 wkts at 16.97 rpw
North Otago 8 points. 439 runs at 6.46 rpw. Conceded 519 runs & took 43 wkts at 12.07 rpw
Southland 5 points. 463 runs at 8.57 rpw. Conceded 475 runs & took 40 wkts at 11.88 rpw
Marlborough 4 points. 476 runs at 11.61 rpw. Conceded 491 runs & took 33 wkts at 14.88 rpw

1965 (2nd) Ashburton - Winners Otago on averages 
First time teams from Nelson, North Canterbury and Central Otago. Otago were declared the winners on averages.
Total runs - 3328; total wickets - 295; average - 11.28
Most runs - 145 @ 72.5 - Ray Clark (Central Otago)
Most Wickets - 18 - Ross Fenton (Otago)
Best Bowling - Graeme Thomson (Southland) 7 for 15 and Richard Hadlee - 3 bags of 5 wickets
Most improved - Graeme Thomson (Southland)
Notable - Richard Hadlee - later knighted for services to cricket - 431 wickets in 86 test matches; Warren Lees - Otago - (New Zealand); Dave Dempsey - Christchurch (Canterbury)

Teams Summary
Otago 20 points. 375 runs at 15.00 rpw. Conceded 381 runs & took 47 wkts at 8.11 rpw
Nelson 13 points. 405 runs at 12.27 rpw. Conceded 353 runs & took 45 wkts at 7.84 rpw
North Canterbury 13 points. 403 runs at 10.61 rpw. Conceded 377 runs & took 38 wkts at 9.92 rpw
Canterbury 12 points. 572 runs at 15.46 rpw. Conceded 286 runs & took 30 wkts at 9.53 rpw
Southland 12 points. 470 runs at 13.43 rpw. Conceded 424 runs & took 41 wkts at 10.34 rpw
Central Otago 9 points. 393 runs at 10.92 rpw. Conceded 442 runs & took 38 wkts at 11.63 rpw
Marlborough 9 points. 373 runs at 10.66 rpw. Conceded 507 runs & took 35 wkts at 14.49 rpw
Ashburton 4 points. 337 runs at 6.02 rpw. Conceded 558 runs & took 21 wkts at 26.57 rpw

1964 - Cancelled due to lack of billets.

1963 (1st) Invercargill - Winners Marlborough
Allan Gilbertson (Southland Cricket President) & Neville Hoskin (Founder) welcomed 8 teams: 3 from Southland, 1 each from Otago, Marlborough, Ashburton and 2 from Christchurch - each team manager sharing the umpiring. After 4 days, Marlborough were declared the winners. Play on the fifth day consisted of a South Island selection against a selected team known as "The Rest".
Total runs scored: 3598; total wickets 316; Average 11.38
Most runs - 200 @ 100 - Rex Gearry (Christchurch)
Most Wickets - 21 @ 3.52 - Mike Isherwood (Ashburton), including 12 for 12 in the match against Eastern Southland
Best Bowling - Neil McLaine (Marlborough) 9 for 27 vs East Southland & Wayne Heissenbuttel (Marlborough) 8 for 5 vs Christchurch B
Most Improved Player - Brian O'Sullivan (Christchurch)
First Century - Rod Walker (Christchurch) (later NZ Rugby League Rep)

Teams Summary
Marlborough 14 points. 472 runs at 29.50 rpw. Conceded 309 runs & took 56 wkts at 5.52 rpw
Canterbury A 11 points. 650 runs at 20.97 rpw. Conceded 399 runs & took 49 wkts at 8.14 rpw
Ashburton 10 points. 604 runs at 20.83 rpw. Conceded 418 runs & took 44 wkts at 9.50 rpw
Otago 9 points. 480 runs at 16.00 rpw. Conceded 404 runs & took 52 wkts at 7.77 rpw
Canterbury B 8 points. 355 runs at 7.89 rpw. Conceded 366 runs & took 30 wkts at 12.20 rpw
East Sthld Country 4 points. 277 runs at 5.13 rpw. Conceded 529 runs & took 28 wkts at 18.89 rpw
Southland A 2 points. 412 runs at 11.44 rpw. Conceded 598 runs & took 29 wkts at 20.62 rpw
Southland B 0 points. 348 runs at 5.35 rpw. Conceded 575 runs & took 28 wkts at 20.54 rpw