Hutt Valley v Northland
Hawke Cup 1955/56 (Challenge Match)
VenueHutt Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt on 31st December 1955, 2nd January 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultNorthland won by 90 runs
UmpiresDL Dawson, AM Smith
Close of play day 1Hutt Valley (1) 108/8

Northland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JL Wyattb Francis2     
WOR Smithb Turvey5     
+S Munrob Turvey82     
BO Childc Sheppard b Turvey31     
*EL Childc Manderson b Urry29     
JAA Bergersenlbw b Francis8     
MW Armstrongc Sheppard b Brosnahan20     
R Dunningc Francis b Upston45     
MJ Nelsonb Urry0     
MK Joassc Brennan b Urry14     
JG Williamsnot out5     
Extras(7 b, 14 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)24
Total(all out, 89.4 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-13, 3-112, 4-149, 5-165, 6-188, 7-206, 8-233, 9-244, 10-265 (89.4 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turvey19   6463--
Francis13   0412--
Brosnahan13   4411--
McKeown12   2330--
Upston11   1421--

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AF Nightingaleb Williams14     
IN Brennanb Williams29     
JM Brosnahanb Dunning23     
FB Rogerslbw b Dunning11     
ES Mandersonc Munro b Williams0     
*IP Upstonrun out7     
BN Sheppardc EL Child b Dunning0     
DJ Francisc Joass b Dunning10     
DN Urryb Williams0     
JA McKeownnot out14     
M Turveyc Wyatt b Dunning2     
Extras(12 b, 2 lb)14
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-63, 3-88, 4-89, 5-98, 6-98, 7-108, 8-108, 9-108, 10-124 (58.2 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EL Child6   2110--
Bergersen8   5140--
Williams21   5534--
Joass4   0140--

Northland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JL Wyattb Brosnahan12     
WOR Smithlbw b Brosnahan7     
+S Munroc Urry b Francis2     
BO Childlbw b Francis2     
*EL Childb Brosnahan16     
JAA Bergersenc Brosnahan b Upston11     
MW Armstrongc Upston b Urry50     
R Dunningc Brosnahan b McKeown24     
MJ Nelsonb Urry0     
MK Joassc Manderson b Upston1     
JG Williamsnot out10     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-19, 3-22, 4-29, 5-45, 6-62, 7-121, 8-123, 9-124, 10-141 (49.2 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turvey14   8210--
Francis6   1152--
Brosnahan13   3423--
McKeown2   0141--
Upston5   1132--

Hutt Valley second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AF Nightingaleb EL Child76     
IN Brennanc Smith b Bergersen12     
JM Brosnahanc Dunning b EL Child4     
FB Rogersb Joass6     
ES Mandersonc Dunning b EL Child31     
*IP Upstonc Armstrong b Joass3     
BN Sheppardc Dunning b Bergersen32     
DJ Francisb EL Child11     
DN Urryc Nelson b Joass8     
JA McKeownst Munro b Joass0     
M Turveynot out0     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 80.2 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-46, 3-71, 4-137, 5-138, 6-146, 7-165, 8-175, 9-182, 10-192 (80.2 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
EL Child21   8524--
Williams10   3130--
Joass21   4554--
Dunning12   3280--

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