Manawatu v Bay of Plenty
Hawke Cup 1939/40 (Challenge Match)
VenueSportsground, Palmerston North on 23rd, 25th March 1940 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultManawatu won by an innings and 30 runs
UmpiresFSC Hubbard, CM Woodham
Close of play day 1

Bay of Plenty first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LR Springc Norris b Downes20     
E Andrewsc Pollitt b Downes20     
BL Hardingc and b Pritchard10     
N Bayleyb Downes22     
J Douglasb Pritchard0     
DJ Ewartb Pritchard4     
RBG Chadwickb Pritchard4     
AW McGillc Norris b Pritchard2     
D Lawrencec Norris b Downes5     
JCM Simmersnot out0     
RL Ewartb Pritchard1     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 34.2 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-97 (34.2 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Downes16   3414--
Barraud2   180--
Spelman1   050--

Manawatu first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McVicarb Spring0     
SA McVicarc [unknown] b Chadwick100     
F Collisb Spring7     
+WE Norrisc McGill b DJ Ewart34     
W Pollittb DJ Ewart0     
AD Carlisleb Spring0     
GA Robertsonc DJ Ewart b Spring5     
TL Pritchardc Bayley b Spring38     
BPJ Spelmanc RL Ewart b Chadwick8     
TA Downesnot out7     
CE Barraudc Chadwick b Spring0     
Extras(15 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)21
Total(all out, 44.1 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-220 (44.1 ov)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spring17   4556--
RL Ewart6   0450--
Douglas3   0100--
DJ Ewart5   0322--
Harding2   0210--

Bay of Plenty second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LR Springb Downes1     
E Andrewsc Carlisle b Pritchard10     
BL Hardingb Pritchard1     
N Bayleyb Pritchard8     
J Douglasc Norris b Pritchard36     
DJ Ewartb Pritchard4     
RBG Chadwicklbw b Downes4     
AW McGillb Downes0     
D Lawrencenot out6     
JCM Simmersc Norris b Pritchard8     
RL Ewartb Downes0     
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 28 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-93 (28 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard12   3236--
Downes11   1264--
Barraud3   0150--
Spelman2   0140--

McVicar was caught by Ewart but which one took the catch is not known.