Manawatu v Thames Valley
Hawke Cup 1966/67 (Challenge Match)
VenueSportsground, Palmerston North on 26th, 27th, 28th December 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresSA Copelin, PG Thomas
Close of play day 1Manawatu (1) 81/0 (Kelly 25*, Haddon 53*)
Close of play day 2Thames Valley (1) 53/3 (Beach 13*, Brown 1*)

Manawatu first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RA Kellyc Whimp b Knowles64 2245- 
GP Haddonb Beard78 19711- 
PV Jessoplbw b Whimp14     
DA Gradyc and b Beard8     
+LW Downesb Beard23     
DR O'Sullivanc and b Beach6     
J Whiteheadc Cotter b Beard5     
T Vaikveerun out19     
JM McEwanc and b Beard33 4531 
TJ Scorgienot out3     
PJ Goldfinchb Beach12     
Extras(9 b, 7 lb)16
Total(all out, 386 minutes, 174.1 overs)281
Fall of wickets:
1-137 (Haddon), 2-157 (Kelly), 3-165, 4-190, 5-201, 6-205, 7-217, 8-238, 9-266, 10-281 (174.1 ov)
Thames Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whimp18   3431--
Knowles44   24621--
Beard54   17875--
Cotter8   1290--

Thames Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IA McLennanb Scorgie12     
RJ Kilpinb Vaikvee23     
AA Radonichb Goldfinch0     
CTM Beachb Goldfinch13     
CW Brownnot out35     
MJ Mellowc Kelly b Goldfinch0     
MJ Cotterc Kelly b Vaikvee0     
*JAC Knowlesnot out6     
AD Whimpdid not bat      
DD Bearddid not bat      
DRB Masondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(6 wickets, 41 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-28, 3-46, 4-61, 5-61, 6-70
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goldfinch18   9353--
Scorgie8   3201--
Vaikvee10   3262--
O'Sullivan3   240--
McEwan2   040--

Heavy rain delayed the commencement and play could not start until 4:17pm
Rain also delayed the start of play on the third day