Wanganui v Northland
Hawke Cup 1953/54 (Challenge Match)
VenueCook's Gardens, Wanganui on 1st, 2nd January 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWanganui won by 5 wickets
UmpiresHL Greig, HEB Newton
Close of play day 1Wanganui (1) 236/8

Northland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IE Wyattb Thomas6     
BO Childb Brown49     
S Munrolbw b Bergersen0     
IL Kingstoneb Bergersen4     
J Youngc Willacy b Bergersen9     
*RL Nisbetc Barnett b Bergersen0     
NR Wilsonc Brown b Nimmo18     
MK Joassb Brown22     
E Marrb Brown0     
RA Woolhouselbw b Brown0     
V Pearsonnot out2     
Extras(13 b, 5 lb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 53.2 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-18, 3-32, 4-60, 5-60, 6-98, 7-114, 8-114, 9-116, 10-129 (53.2 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomas10   3181--
Bergersen20   8294--
Jones4   320--
Urlich13   2410--
Nimmo4   1141--

Wanganui first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Baronb Pearson6     
BG Hamiltonrun out69     
+BA Willacyb Pearson37     
BL Jonesb Joass1     
GS Nimmoc Wilson b Joass7     
RE Brownlbw b Pearson14     
JAA Bergersenb Kingstone5     
*RE Thomasnot out35     
JR Barnettb Joass26     
EJ Urlichb Joass40     
GN McDougallc Munro b Pearson1     
Extras(15 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)24
Total(all out, 105.1 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-110, 3-113, 4-129, 5-146, 6-156, 7-158, 8-206, 9-264, 10-265 (105.1 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson22   5610--
Woolhouse14   3340--
Joass25   3634--
Kingstone7   2211--

Northland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IE Wyattrun out23     
BO Childlbw b Brown33     
S Munrolbw b Nimmo2     
IL Kingstoneb Nimmo0     
J Youngb Brown12     
*RL Nisbetb Urlich18     
NR Wilsonnot out70     
MK Joassb Bergersen10     
E Marrb Thomas1     
RA Woolhousec Willacy b Bergersen6     
V Pearsonlbw b Bergersen7     
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(all out, 59.4 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-54, 3-60, 4-64, 5-89, 6-109, 7-127, 8-132, 9-155, 10-191 (59.4 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomas13   0491--
Urlich5   0301--
Nimmo12   3222--
Brown8   3232--

Wanganui second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Baronb Wilson2     
BG Hamiltonc Nisbet b Pearson11     
+BA Willacynot out12     
BL Jonesc Nisbet b Joass20     
GS Nimmob Pearson1     
RE Brownb Pearson5     
*RE Thomasnot out0     
JAA Bergersendid not bat      
JR Barnettdid not bat      
EJ Urlichdid not bat      
GN McDougalldid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(5 wickets, 20.4 overs)58
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-9, 3-31, 4-43, 5-54
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson6   0191--
Joass4   1131--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.