Hutt Valley v Marlborough
Hawke Cup 1967/68 (Challenge Match)
VenueHutt Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt on 5th, 6th, 7th January 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarlborough won by 79 runs
UmpiresD Whinn, HH Whiting
Close of play day 1Hutt Valley (1) 86/3 (Vogtherr 33*, Dick 9*; 33 overs)
Close of play day 2Hutt Valley (2) 45/1 (RW Smith ?*, Blackmore ?*)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Nealb Collett13 18   
BL Robertsc McConnell b KFH Smith17 102   
CW Garrodc BD Smith b IW Smith21 49   
JR Litchfieldc Vogtherr b KFH Smith53 1536- 
LC Sparksc BD Smith b McConnell12 34   
*GA Bartlettc Dick b Solomon80 9593 
GR Nealc Blackmore b McConnell17     
GF Hawtinnot out30     
DJS Crisplbw b McConnell1     
AT Sowmanb McConnell0     
+D Smithc Therkleson b IW Smith7     
Extras(7 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)10
Total(all out, 309 minutes, 111.3 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (AJ Neal), 2-46 (Garrod), 3-64 (Roberts), 4-84 (Sparks), 5-194 (Litchfield), 6-204 (Bartlett), 7-223 (GR Neal), 8-228 (Crisp), 9-230 (Sowman), 10-261 (Smith, 111.3 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collett18   6541--
Solomon14   3411--
IW Smith20.39282--
KFH Smith33   14542--
McConnell26   6744--

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Smithc AJ Neal b Sparks5     
JR Vogtherrc GR Neal b Bartlett42     
JH Blackmoreb Bartlett22     
BD Smithb Sparks4     
*AE Dickc Smith b Sparks15     
KFH Smithretired hurt4     
+IJ Therklesonb Sparks17     
GT McConnellb Bartlett1     
G Solomonb Sparks0     
IW Smithnot out9     
BJ Collettb Bartlett0     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 17 nb, 1 w)25
Total(all out, 50.4 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (RW Smith), 2-56 (Blackmore), 3-69 (BD Smith), 4-98 (Dick), 5-111 (Vogtherr), 6-122, 7-130, 8-132, 9-144 (50.4 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sparks25   12435--
Crisp5   1100--
Sowman2   020--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Nealc Therkleson b Solomon9     
BL Robertslbw b KFH Smith50 189   
CW Garrodst Therkleson b McConnell42     
JR Litchfieldc McConnell b KFH Smith5     
GR Nealc Blackmore b KFH Smith18     
LC Sparksc Therkleson b KFH Smith24     
*GA Bartlettc BD Smith b IW Smith5     
GF Hawtinb IW Smith16     
DJS Crispb KFH Smith39     
+D Smithrun out5     
AT Sowmannot out0     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 96.2 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (AJ Neal), 2-94 (Garrod), 3-99 (Litchfield), 4-129 (GR Neal), 5-136 (Roberts), 6-147 (Bartlett), 7-173 (Hawtin), 8-181 (Sparks), 9-194 (Smith), 10-225 (Crisp, 96.2 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collett2   140--
Solomon19   10311--
McConnell28   14361--
KFH Smith36.271005--
IW Smith11   3422--

Hutt Valley second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Smithb Bartlett19     
JR Vogtherrc GR Neal b Bartlett14     
JH Blackmorec Smith b Crisp28     
*AE Dickb Sparks15     
BD Smithc Crisp b Sparks13     
KFH Smithc Garrod b Crisp71     
+IJ Therklesonc AJ Neal b Crisp17     
GT McConnellc Smith b Bartlett10     
G Solomonc Smith b Crisp23     
IW Smithc AJ Neal b Bartlett10     
BJ Collettnot out4     
Extras(1 b, 14 lb, 23 nb, 1 w)39
Total(all out, 82 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Vogtherr), 2-50 (RW Smith), 3-79 (Dick), 4-105 (BD Smith), 5-131 (Blackmore), 6-157 (Therkleson), 7-177 (McConnell), 8-240 (KFH Smith), 9-253 (Solomon), 10-263 (IW Smith, 82 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sparks31   7892--
Bartlett26   5694-18
Crisp17   2464--
Hawtin8   2200--

--> Bowling in the Hutt Valley first innings adds 1 run over

JR Litchfield and GA Bartlett added 110 in 82 minutes for the fifth wicket in the Marlborough first innings
KFH Smith had to retire hurt in the Hutt Valley first innings after being struck on the chin by a delivery from GA Bartlett
12th Men: BD Coley (Hutt Valley), DB Bradford (Marlborough)