Taranaki v Bay of Plenty
Hawke Cup 1971/72 (Challenge Match)
VenuePukekura Park, New Plymouth on 11th, 12th, 13th March 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossBay of Plenty won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresSA Copelin, GB Johnston
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Taranaki (1) 98/4 (Taylor 33*, Jordan 0*)

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+TM Dravitzkib Unka1  -- 
BL Robertsc Park b Foulds7 32   
HC Sampsonc Symon b Andersen51 989- 
GW Taylorb Park53 1753- 
DI Greenc Symon b Henderson0 27-- 
AB Jordanc Wright b Unka77 1786- 
CW Barclayc Park b Henderson11 37   
IR Snookc Wright b Henderson8     
PJ Martinc Wright b Andersen19     
*DR Yardleyb Henderson6     
TA O'Byrnenot out10     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 343 minutes, 77.7 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Dravitzki), 2-13 (Roberts), 3-84 (Sampson), 4-98 (Green), 5-156 (Taylor), 6-178 (Barclay), 7-189 (Snook), 8-236 (Martin), 9-240 (Jordan), 10-254 (Yardley, 77.7 ov)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foulds9   2411--
Unka18   3702--
Park12   1431--
Andersen15   5322--
Harris8   0230--

Bay of Plenty first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B McPhersonc Dravitzki b Jordan7 29   
MJE Wrightb Jordan10 70   
PG Whelanb Jordan0     
SJ Harrisrun out (Sampson)8     
GW Stewartst Dravitzki b Yardley12     
+JL Symonb O'Byrne18     
LD Andersennot out17     
JBR Parknot out10     
*MT Hendersondid not bat      
BG Fouldsdid not bat      
H Unkadid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(6 wickets, 173 minutes, 34 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (McPherson), 2-18 (Whelan), 3-31 (Wright), 4-35 (Harris), 5-72 (Symon), 6-72 (Stewart)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jordan13   3283--
Barclay5   1120--
O'Byrne13   2281--
Yardley3   2141--

--> Taranaki first innings: 50 in 81 minutes
--> Taranaki first innings: 100 in 149 minutes
--> Taranaki first innings: 150 in 190 minutes
--> Taranaki first innings: 200 in 279 minutes
--> Bay of Plenty first innings: 50 in 94 minutes
--> GW Taylor (1) 50 in 149 minutes with 3 fours
--> AB Jordan (1) 50 in 123 minutes with 3 fours

Rain prevented any play on the first day
The match did not start until 2.32pm on the second day due to the wet ground
An appeal against the light was upheld at 5.15pm on the second day but play resumed at 5.55pm when the light improved
Only 3 balls were bowled after the resumption which finished the incomplete over when another appeal against the light was upheld which ended play on the second day
An appeal against the light was upheld at 5.37pm on the third day which brought the game to an end