Southland v Northland
Hawke Cup 1969/70 (Challenge Match)
VenueTurnbull Thomson Park, Invercargill on 13th, 14th, 15th March 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultSouthland won by 54 runs
UmpiresBD Dawson, WG Macara
Close of play day 1Southland (1) 110 all out
Close of play day 2Northland (1) 62/8

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Thompsonc Marsh b Crene2     
KJ O'Connorc Dickeson b Dunning22     
RJ Verrallc Dickeson b Dunning42     
GN Adamlbw b Dunning2     
J Barriec Anderson b Dunning4     
*GD Alabasterc Mountain b White0     
LD Hollandsc Marsh b Dickeson14     
RA Royc Dickeson b Wilson13     
JC Alabasterc and b Wilson8     
GB Thomsonnot out1     
GA Ashbyb Crene1     
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 38.2 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-56, 3-59, 4-72, 5-73, 6-73, 7-97, 8-105, 9-108, 10-110 (38.2 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
White11   1331--
Dunning9   2284--
Dickeson5   2101--
Wilson4   242--

Northland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ McPhersonlbw b JC Alabaster4     
DP Lloydst Thompson b JC Alabaster6     
BD Marshc GD Alabaster b JC Alabaster0     
RW Andersonc Roy b GD Alabaster2     
B Dunninglbw b JC Alabaster19     
JM Parkerc Verrall b GD Alabaster0     
+LS Mountainc Hollands b GD Alabaster17     
*NR Wilsonlbw b JC Alabaster0     
GG Dickesonc Adam b GD Alabaster8     
DB Crenec Verrall b JC Alabaster13     
JSS Whitenot out0     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 62.6 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-13, 3-14, 4-15, 5-15, 6-47, 7-47, 8-57, 9-76, 10-80 (62.6 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson6   350--
Ashby3   220--
GD Alabaster28   15174--
JC Alabaster25.65456--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Thompsonc Lloyd b Crene5     
KJ O'Connorc Lloyd b Marsh32 85   
RJ Verrallc Wilson b Crene3     
GN Adamc Lloyd b Crene0     
*GD Alabasterb Wilson36 119   
LD Hollandsc Wilson b Crene1     
J Barriec Lloyd b Crene7     
RA Royc Anderson b Dickeson1     
JC Alabasterc Lloyd b Dickeson30 662- 
GB Thomsonnot out11     
GA Ashbyc Lloyd b Dickeson0     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Thompson), 2-44 (Verrall), 3-45 (O'Connor), 4-45 (Adam), 5-50 (Hollands), 6-66 (Barrie), 7-77 (Roy), 8-123 (GD Alabaster), 9-139 (JC Alabaster), 10-139 (Ashby, 57.4 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crene13   2265--
White8   3160--
Dunning5   2110--
Wilson11   0351--
Marsh4   191--

Northland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ McPhersonb JC Alabaster34 135   
DP Lloydc Roy b GD Alabaster15     
BD Marshc Thomson b Ashby5     
B Dunningc Barrie b Thomson19  2- 
*NR Wilsonc GD Alabaster b Thomson0     
RW Andersonc Hollands b Thomson3     
+LS Mountainc and b GD Alabaster6     
JM Parkerc Ashby b GD Alabaster4     
DB Crenec Barrie b GD Alabaster1     
GG Dickesonnot out12     
JSS Whitec Barrie b GD Alabaster9     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 31.1 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Lloyd), 2-25 (Marsh), 3-53 (Dunning), 4-53, 5-64, 6-85, 7-87, 8-88, 9-99, 10-115 (31.1 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson11   1423--
Ashby8   3141--
GD Alabaster7.11285--
JC Alabaster5   0241--

--> Day 2 Tea: Northland (1) 30/5
--> Day 3 Lunch: Southland (2) 63/5

Rain only allowed for three hours of play on day one and play did not resume until 1:52pm on day two