Southland v Hawke's Bay
Hawke Cup 1973/74 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 9th, 10th, 11th February 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossHawke's Bay won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouthland won by 7 wickets
UmpiresASH Cutler, AJ Watkins
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2Southland (1) 130/6 (Thompson 40*)

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Parrisb JC Alabaster29     
BF Footec Mahoney b Thomson2     
RPJ Reaneyc Anderson b Ashby20     
AT Patersonc Thompson b JC Alabaster15     
DM Morlandb GD Alabaster11     
RH Ellisnot out58     
+RM Schofieldc O'Connor b GD Alabaster3     
*BDM Furlonglbw b JC Alabaster6     
JH Howellc Mahoney b JC Alabaster3     
WA Greenstreetb Thomson22     
D Beuthb Thomson0     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 69 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-46, 3-66, 4-68, 5-96, 6-104, 7-121, 8-133, 9-168, 10-176 (69 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson11   4193--
Ashby11   3271--
GD Alabaster19   4442--
JC Alabaster27   5784--
Mahoney1   010--

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Thompsonc Reaney b Greenstreet45     
KJ O'Connorc Schofield b Furlong52     
RW Andersonlbw b Greenstreet3     
GH Murdochc Furlong b Greenstreet2     
DM Crombiec Paterson b Greenstreet0     
LD Hollandsc Parris b Furlong4     
*GD Alabasterc Reaney b Ellis9     
AJ Mahoneynot out33     
JC Alabasterb Greenstreet4     
GB Thomsonlbw b Greenstreet1     
GA Ashbyc Reaney b Greenstreet6     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 89 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-86, 2-89, 3-91, 4-91, 5-102, 6-120, 7-139, 8-145, 9-157, 10-169 (89 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Beuth7   470--
Morland10   5220--
Howell7   1250--
Furlong36   13572--
Greenstreet26   12457--
Ellis3   231--

Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Parrisc Anderson b GD Alabaster15     
BF Footerun out20     
AT Patersonc Thompson b GD Alabaster2     
RPJ Reaneyc and b JC Alabaster13     
DM Morlandc Anderson b GD Alabaster7     
RH Ellisnot out13     
*BDM Furlongc Crombie b JC Alabaster1     
JH Howellc O'Connor b GD Alabaster3     
WA Greenstreetst Thompson b JC Alabaster2     
D Beuthst Thompson b JC Alabaster0     
+RM Schofieldabsent
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 40.3 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-32, 3-50, 4-58, 5-58, 6-59, 7-62, 8-72, 9-78 (40.3 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson2   030--
Ashby1   0110--
GD Alabaster19   9274--
JC Alabaster18.38354--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Thompsonb Furlong16     
KJ O'Connorc Ellis b Beuth3     
RW Andersonrun out45     
GH Murdochnot out12     
DM Crombienot out6     
LD Hollandsdid not bat      
*GD Alabasterdid not bat      
AJ Mahoneydid not bat      
JC Alabasterdid not bat      
GB Thomsondid not bat      
GA Ashbydid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(3 wickets, 16.7 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-39, 3-77
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Beuth3   0201--
Howell3   0120--
Furlong5   0201--
Greenstreet3   0230--

Schofield was absent due to a family illness.