Wairarapa v Waikato
Hawke Cup 1950/51 (Challenge Match)
VenuePark Oval, Masterton on 9th, 11th, 12th March 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWaikato won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Waikato won on first innings)
UmpiresAI Charles, GG Coleman
Close of play day 1Wairarapa (1) 65/4 (Smith 23*, McArthur ?*)
Close of play day 2Waikato (2) 320/7 (Hemi 72*, Clough 27*)

Waikato first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Aitkenc Chapple b Cruickshank61     
+EC Petrieb Chapple14     
*JK Everestlbw b Patrick0     
NA McMahonb Chapple14     
R Tarrc Masters b Cruickshank15     
G Simpsonlbw b Masters12     
RC Hemic Masters b Chapple3     
Albert F Lissettec Cruickshank b Foote3     
RC Cloughb Cruickshank17     
Allen F Lissetteb Cruickshank27     
DB Clarkenot out21     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(all out, 88.3 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Petrie), 2-27 (Everest), 3-48 (McMahon), 4-107 (Tarr), 5-114 (Aitken), 6-124 (Hemi), 7-131 (Albert F Lissette), 8-142 (Simpson), 9-152 (Clough), 10-198 (Allen F Lissette, 88.3 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Patrick16   4451--
Chapple25   10473--
Masters9   2191--
Whiting8   2270--
Foote5   331--

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KM Millerlbw b Clarke2     
HH Whitinglbw b Clarke4     
EGA Mastersrun out17     
OAC Smithc Clough b Clarke26     
*ME Chapplec and b Allen F Lissette7     
J McArthurlbw b Clarke10     
WJ Footeb Clarke0     
+WW Perrynot out9     
BD Reevesb Clarke0     
BA Patrickb Clarke2     
A Cruickshankc Simpson b Clarke3     
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(all out, 117 minutes, 38.4 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-25, 3-48, 4-61, 5-75, 6-75, 7-87, 8-88, 9-90, 10-94 (38.4 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clough11   4170--
Allen F Lissette5   291--
Everest7   2130--

Waikato second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+EC Petrielbw b Chapple3     
AJ Aitkenlbw b Whiting69     
*JK Everestb Whiting33     
NA McMahonc +Miller b Whiting9     
R Tarrc Cruickshank b Patrick0     
G Simpsonc Smith b Masters24     
RC Heminot out100  13- 
Albert F Lissettelbw b Whiting54  10- 
RC Cloughlbw b Chapple32     
Allen F Lissettenot out24 13   
DB Clarkedid not bat      
Extras(21 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)30
Total(8 wickets, 117 overs)378
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Petrie), 2-93 (Everest), 3-109 (McMahon), 4-116 (Tarr), 5-122 (Aitken), 6-154 (Simpson), 7-263 (Albert F Lissette), 8-331 (Clough)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cruickshank24   6770-1
Chapple29   7812--
Patrick23   6431--
Masters11   2361--
Smith2   0120--
Whiting18   1814-1
Foote6   2160--
Reeves4   220--

--> Waikato first innings: 50 in 60 minutes
--> Waikato second innings: 50 in 46 minutes

KM Miller kept wicket in the Waikato second innings
RC Hemi and Albert F Lissette added 109 for the seventh wicket in the Waikato second innings
Rain meant only 80 minutes play was possible on the third day and the game was called off at 1.55pm with Waikato taking the Hawke Cup with the first innings win