Manawatu v Southern Hawke's Bay
Hawke Cup 1927/28 (Challenge Match)
VenueSportsground, Palmerston North on 30th, 31st March 1928 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouthern Hawke's Bay won the toss and decided to bat
ResultManawatu won by an innings and 137 runs
UmpiresRA Hope, M Smith
Close of play day 1Manawatu (1) 277/8 (O'Keefe 34*)

Southern Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AS Wilderc Norris b McVicar2     
H Smithc McVicar b Diederich0     
Inglislbw b McDonald32     
CF Hartlandb Diederich5     
H Armisteadc McKenzie b Diederich02 -- 
Canningc Donaldson b Diederich8     
Grantc Donaldson b McVicar26     
Whelanc Donaldson b McDonald7     
Cowperrun out5     
+Yorttnot out1     
TR Southallc Donaldson b McVicar02 -- 
Total(all out)87
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Wilder), 2-2 (Smith), 3-12 (Hartland), 4-12 (Armistead), 5-28 (Canning), 6-62 (Inglis), 7-80 (Whelan), 8-80 (Grant), 9-87 (Cowper), 10-87 (Southall)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Manawatu first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Birchc Yortt b Cowper19     
LM Paceyc Smith b Cowper7     
AC McVicarc Yortt b Southall11     
*+WE Norrisc Yortt b Southall84  16- 
F McKenzierun out51     
J Dewec Inglis b Southall10     
JC Pegdenc Wilder b Southall20     
MP O'Keefenot out35     
T Donaldsonb Southall8     
R McDonaldc Smith b Cowper10     
GL Diederichc Cowper b Southall5     
Total(all out)293
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Pacey), 2-41 (Birch), 3-41 (McVicar), 4-155 (McKenzie), 5-180 (Dewe), 6-205 (Norris), 7-237 (Pegden), 8-277 (Donaldson), 9-288 (McDonald), 10-293 (Diederich)
Southern Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Southall25   ?866--
Cowper21   ?773--

Southern Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AS Wilderc Donaldson b Diederich10     
H Smithc O'Keefe b Diederich10     
Inglisc Diederich b McVicar01 -- 
CF Hartlandc McDonald b McVicar9     
H Armisteadc McVicar b McDonald10     
Canningb Diederich1     
Grantc Pacey b Diederich5     
Whelanb McVicar1     
Cowperc Pegden b McVicar5     
+Yorttb McDonald6     
TR Southallnot out3     
Total(all out, 75 minutes, 31 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Wilder), 2-12 (Inglis), 3-25 (Hartland), 4-43 (Smith), 5-48 (Armistead), 6-53 (Grant), 7-55 (Canning), 8-60 (Whelan), 9-61 (Cowper), 10-69 (Yortt, 31 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McVicar11   2304--
Diederich13   6184--
McDonald7   1122--

--> Southern Hawke's Bay first innings: 50 in 57 minutes
--> Manawatu first innings: 100 in 72 minutes

WE Norris and E McKenzie added 114 for the fourth wicket in the Manawatu first innings