Taranaki v Poverty Bay
Hawke Cup 1933/34 (Challenge Match)
VenuePukekura Park, New Plymouth on 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1934 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossPoverty Bay won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Taranaki won on first innings)
UmpiresCO Berg, JM Thomson
Close of play day 1Taranaki (1) 114/2 (Nasmith 63*, Betts 25*; 44 overs)
Close of play day 2Poverty Bay (2) 93/0 (Reeves 52*, Fraser 40*; 25 overs)

Poverty Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SD Reevesb Parkinson13     
GJ Robertsonc Parkinson b Betts5     
+MK Boonlbw b Parkinson16     
WN Carsonst Birch b Nasmith29     
CR Fraserc Betts b Parkinson24     
EH Dowb Parkinson46     
DA Wellsb Christensen6     
*GN Lockettb Christensen29     
PH Dowb Betts23     
EF Jamesc Lash b Nasmith2     
TM Sharpnot out13     
Extras(15 b, 3 lb)18
Total(all out, 92 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Robertson), 2-37 (Reeves), 3-50 (Boon), 4-84 (Carson), 5-126 (Fraser), 6-147 (EH Dow), 7-175 (Wells), 8-180 (Lockett), 9-189 (James), 10-224 (PH Dow, 92 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Christensen26   11392--
Betts9   2272--
Dormer8   3130--
Parkinson27   9644--
Groombridge11   2280--
Nasmith9   1282--
Ewart2   070--

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OM Nasmithb EH Dow157 360   
WH Barkerc Boon b Wells8     
+JH Birchc Fraser b PH Dow7     
SH Bettsb James71     
WH Dormerc James b Lockett39     
NA Giddyrun out81     
V Parkinsonc Boon b Robertson39     
*C Lashb Robertson1     
GL Ewartnot out21     
WM Groombridgest Boon b Sharp35     
EL Christensenlbw b Sharp0     
Extras(21 b, 12 lb, 4 nb)37
Total(all out, 168.5 overs)496
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (Barker), 2-60 (Birch), 3-197 (Betts), 4-275 (Dormer), 5-370 (Nasmith), 6-437 (Parkinson), 7-438 (Giddy), 8-442 (Lash), 9-496 (Groombridge), 10-496 (Christensen, 168.5 ov)
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James41   13791--
EH Dow20   4581--
Robertson37   8862--
Lockett18   2651--
Wells10   0471--
Fraser1   020--
Carson11   2230--
PH Dow6   1151--

Poverty Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SD Reevesc Parkinson b Christensen71     
CR Fraserlbw b Christensen47     
WN Carsonc Birch b Giddy119     
+MK Boonlbw b Betts31     
EH Dowb Parkinson1     
*GN Lockettb Christensen21     
PH Dowrun out25     
GJ Robertsonnot out41     
DA Wellsc Giddy b Parkinson37     
EF Jamesb Parkinson10     
TM Sharpnot out5     
Extras(10 b, 4 lb)14
Total(9 wickets, declared, 117 overs)422
Fall of wickets:
1-120 (Reeves), 2-130 (Fraser), 3-213 (Boon), 4-216 (EH Dow), 5-260 (Lockett), 6-324 (PH Dow), 7-329 (Carson), 8-385 (Wells), 9-405 (James)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Betts9   1361--
Christensen33   3903--
Parkinson28   41063--
Groombridge13   1530--
Dormer15   0500--
Ewart4   0230--
Nasmith7   0230--
Giddy8   1271--

Taranaki second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OM Nasmithb Fraser53     
GL Ewartc Wells b Carson8     
SH Bettsc Carson b Robertson18     
WH Dormernot out39     
NA Giddynot out9     
WH Barkerdid not bat      
+JH Birchdid not bat      
V Parkinsondid not bat      
*C Lashdid not bat      
WM Groombridgedid not bat      
EL Christensendid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(3 wickets, 55 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Ewart), 2-43 (Betts), 3-107 (Nasmith)
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EH Dow4   0110--
Robertson10   2181--
Lockett4   0160--
James7   470--
PH Dow11   2340--
Carson7   1131--
Wells2   050--
Fraser8   1191--
Sharp2   020--

--> Bowling in the Taranaki second innings adds 2 runs under

OM Nasmith and SH Betts added 137 for the third wicket in the Taranaki first innings
SD Reeves and CR Fraser put on 120 for the first wicket in the Poverty Bay second innings
Taranaki were given 135 minutes to score 151 for the outright win