Waikato v Marlborough
Hawke Cup 1938/39 (Challenge Match)
VenueSeddon Park, Hamilton on 31st December 1938, 2nd January 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWaikato won by 8 wickets
UmpiresAH Rogerson, JA Wainscott
Close of play day 1Waikato (1) 123 all out

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Bougenlbw b EW Everest2 33-- 
*H Autylbw b Lissette12     
AJ Nealc Skeet b Badeley24     
GH Bonsallb Going23     
CP O'Sullivanb Badeley16     
+DP Hastilowst Skeet b Badeley27     
SF Clunies-Rossc Skeet b Going3     
NE Averyb Going0     
GT Sowmanc Badeley b TD Lyon7     
AE Cresswellc JK Everest b TD Lyon10     
GF Cresswellnot out5     
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 170 minutes, 43.4 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Bougen), 2-42 (Auty), 3-65 (Neal), 4-83 (Bonsall), 5-109 (O'Sullivan), 6-119 (Clunies-Ross), 7-119 (Avery), 8-119 (Hastilow), 9-133 (AE Cresswell), 10-141 (Sowman, 43.4 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EW Everest9   491--
M Lyon5   2120--
Lissette6   0211--
Going13   2483--
Badeley9   1333--
TD Lyon1.4062--

Waikato first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Lyonc Neal b GF Cresswell25     
TD Lyonc Bonsall b AE Cresswell36     
JK Everestc +Avery b GF Cresswell9     
JD Brightb Sowman10     
SAR Badeleyc Bougen b GF Cresswell0     
AJ Aitkenb Neal20     
AF Lissettec Auty b Sowman1     
RC Cloughc and b GF Cresswell6     
H Goinglbw b Neal0     
*+WR Skeetnot out0     
EW Everestb Neal7     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 39.6 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-67 (TD Lyon), 2-69 (M Lyon), 3-80 (JK Everest), 4-80 (Badeley), 5-94 (Bright), 6-99 (Lissette), 7-116 (Aitken), 8-116 (Going), 9-116 (Clough), 10-123 (EW Everest, 39.6 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AE Cresswell12   4301--
GF Cresswell14   2374--
Sowman8   0322--
Clunies-Ross3   070--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*H Autylbw b TD Lyon2     
H Bougenb Going13     
AJ Nealc TD Lyon b Going38     
GH Bonsalllbw b Going3     
+DP Hastilowc Clough b Going7     
CP O'Sullivanc Clough b Going011-- 
SF Clunies-Rossb Bright1     
NE Averylbw b Going11     
GT Sowmanrun out (Aitken)6     
AE Cresswellb Badeley2     
GF Cresswellnot out6     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(all out, 37.6 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Auty), 2-31 (Bougen), 3-43 (Bonsall), 4-51 (Hastilow), 5-51 (O'Sullivan), 6-52 (Clunies-Ross), 7-66 (Neal), 8-77 (Avery), 9-89 (AE Cresswell), 10-96 (Sowman, 37.6 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TD Lyon12   3241--
Clough6   2110--
Bright3   0231--
Badeley4   151--

Waikato second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Lyonrun out (Bonsall)10     
TD Lyonnot out61     
JK Everestb Neal14     
JD Brightnot out28     
SAR Badeleydid not bat      
AJ Aitkendid not bat      
AF Lissettedid not bat      
RC Cloughdid not bat      
H Goingdid not bat      
*+WR Skeetdid not bat      
EW Everestdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(2 wickets, 47.5 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-45 (M Lyon), 2-67 (JK Everest)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AE Cresswell10.52310--
GF Cresswell13   3300--
Sowman3   190--
Clunies-Ross7   1150--
Neal9   2171--
O'Sullivan3   150--
Hastilow2   160--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> Day 1 Lunch: Marlborough (1) 133/8 (Sowman ?*, AE Cresswell 10*)
--> Day 2 Lunch: Waikato (2) 5/0 (M Lyon ?*, TD Lyon ?*)
--> Marlborough first innings: 50 in 80 minutes
--> Waikato first innings: 50 in 66 minutes
--> Marlborough second innings: 50 in 90 minutes
--> Waikato second innings: 50 in 116 minutes