Taranaki v Rangitikei
Hawke Cup 1933/34 (Challenge Match)
VenuePukekura Park, New Plymouth on 26th, 27th, 29th January 1934 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossRangitikei won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Taranaki won on first innings)
UmpiresCO Berg, PVE Stainton
Close of play day 1Taranaki (1) 184/4 (Dormer 28*, Giddy 2*; 82.4 overs)
Close of play day 2Rangitikei (2) 224/8 (Fullerton-Smith 37*, Low 8*; 71 overs)

Rangitikei first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Marshallc Biggar b Betts10     
M Wysockinot out39 145   
*DA Cameronc Biggar b Parkinson0     
TA Harpurc Larkin b Parkinson0     
+W Haywardc Kirwin b Nasmith26     
AB Marshallb Parkinson2     
WA Duncanc Giddy b Parkinson13     
HN Lambertb Giddy5     
RS Fullerton-Smithb Giddy0     
HF Lowc Biggar b Parkinson3     
H Towersb Parkinson13     
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 145 minutes, 44 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (JH Marshall), 2-14 (Cameron), 3-14 (Harpur), 4-44 (Hayward), 5-56 (AB Marshall), 6-84 (Duncan), 7-89 (Lambert), 8-89 (Fullerton-Smith), 9-92 (Low), 10-112 (Towers, 44 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Christensen7   290--
Kirwin10   5240--
Parkinson15   5406--
Betts8   3211--
Nasmith2   0101--
Giddy2   172--

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Barkerb Harpur30     
OM Nasmithc Low b Fullerton-Smith10     
H Barkerc Low b Harpur49     
SH Bettsc AB Marshall b Duncan44     
*WH Dormerc Hayward b Duncan42     
NA Giddyb Harpur4     
+AA Biggarc Cameron b Low11     
TC Larkinb Harpur14     
V Parkinsonc Duncan b Harpur50     
J Kirwinb Duncan13     
EL Christensennot out20     
Extras(17 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)24
Total(all out, 305 minutes, 124 overs)311
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Nasmith), 2-85 (WH Barker), 3-108 (H Barker), 4-174 (Betts), 5-187 (Giddy), 6-200 (Biggar), 7-217 (Larkin), 8-278 (Dormer), 9-280 (Parkinson), 10-311 (Kirwin, 124 ov)
Rangitikei bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harpur50   25925--
Duncan36   9773--
Fullerton-Smith8   1251--
Towers10   2230--
Low18   2671--
Lambert2   020--

Rangitikei second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Marshallb Christensen8     
M Wysockic Biggar b Christensen0     
*DA Cameronlbw b Larkin78     
TA Harpurb Nasmith2     
+W Haywardlbw b Parkinson30     
WA Duncanrun out (H Barker->Biggar)38     
AB Marshallb Christensen12     
HN Lambertc Betts b Christensen6     
RS Fullerton-Smithnot out37     
HF Lownot out8     
H Towersdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(8 wickets, 71 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Wysocki), 2-14 (JH Marshall), 3-19 (Harpur), 4-102 (Hayward), 5-132 (Cameron), 6-171 (Duncan), 7-178 (Lambert), 8-183 (AB Marshall)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Christensen15   3364--
Nasmith15   1471--
Parkinson13   2451--
Betts9   3220--
Kirwin4   0160--
Giddy3   0120--
Larkin7   2271--
Dormer5   0140--

--> The match was scheduled for two days but extended to three.
--> There was no play on the final day.
--> Bowling in the Taranaki first innings adds 1 run under
--> Rangitikei first innings: 50 in 90 minutes
--> Rangitikei first innings: 100 in 135 minutes
--> Rangitikei second innings: 100 in 82 minutes
--> V Parkinson (1) 50 in 44 minutes

A heavy shower of rain at 6.12pm on the first day forced the players off the field and stumps were drawn for the day
Overnight rain meant the ground was very wet on the second morning and play did not start until 11.55am
Heavy rain prevented any play on the third day