Manawatu v Wairarapa
Hawke Cup 1945/46 (Challenge Match)
VenueSportsground, Palmerston North on 15th, 16th, 18th March 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWairarapa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Manawatu won on first innings)
UmpiresGK Hollier, AC McVicar
Close of play day 1Wairarapa (1) 10/1 (Stubbings 3*, Coleman 0*)
Close of play day 2Wairarapa (1) 10/1 (Stubbings 3*, Coleman 0*)

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Stubbingsc Nichols b Miller12     
*FD Kilbyc MA Ongley b Miller6     
+IH Colemanb Collis64 14721 
WJ Petersonb Miller0 1-- 
NR Hoarc Campbell b Collis1     
HL Constablec Nichols b Miller2     
J Daviesb Miller4     
EGA Mastersc McVicar b Collis7     
FJ Shearerb Collis8     
WKA Masterslbw b Downes2     
DE McMichaelnot out4     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 185 minutes, 63.4 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Kilby), 2-26 (Stubbings), 3-26 (Peterson), 4-31 (Hoar), 5-34 (Constable), 6-60 (Davies), 7-96 (EGA Masters), 8-105 (Coleman), 9-108 (WKA Masters), 10-116 (Shearer, 63.4 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Downes21   3361--
Miller19   7325--
Barraud3   150--
MA Ongley3   080--

Manawatu first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McVicarc Coleman b Hoar41 129   
I Campbellb Hoar0     
*+WE Norrisc EGA Masters b WKA Masters5     
JA Ongleyc Davies b Hoar18     
DW Bowdenc Constable b Hoar0     
MA Ongleyb Hoar3     
BD Millerc Peterson b WKA Masters27 84   
CE Barraudb Constable1     
WA Nicholsnot out14     
F Collisb Hoar6     
TA Downesnot out1     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(9 wickets, 76 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Campbell), 2-16 (Norris), 3-47 (JA Ongley), 4-49 (Bowden), 5-55 (MA Ongley), 6-80 (McVicar), 7-83 (Barraud), 8-103 (Miller), 9-115 (Collis)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hoar20   6296--
WKA Masters11   1262--
McMichael28   10330--
EGA Masters15   3220--
Constable2   061--

--> Wairarapa first innings: 50 in 97 minutes
--> Wairarapa first innings: 100 in 159 minutes
--> Manawatu first innings: 50 in 72 minutes
--> Manawatu first innings: 100 in 180 minutes
--> IH Coleman (1) 50 in 116 minutes

Incessant rain delayed the start of the match on the first day and only 23 minutes play was possible before heavy rain swept over the ground
Rain prevented any play on the second day