Southland v South Canterbury
Hawke Cup 1974/75 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 14th, 15th, 16th December 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSouthland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouthland won by 200 runs
UmpiresBD Dawson, NF Tapper
Close of play day 1South Canterbury (1) 18/6 (Murdoch ?*)
Close of play day 2Southland (2) 156/6 (Hollands 3*, GD Alabaster 2*; 61 overs)

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KJ O'Connorc Melville b Galwey8     
+NR Thompsonc Ward b Eddington17     
RW Andersonc Ward b Galwey15     
GH Murdochb Davidson11     
DM Crombiec Ward b Davidson19     
BJ McKechniec Eddington b Galwey27     
*GD Alabasterlbw b Davidson0     
LD Hollandsc Bishop b Galwey5     
RJ Hillc Ward b Melville10     
JC Alabasternot out40     
GB Thomsonc Ward b Galwey7     
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(all out, 74.2 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (O'Connor), 2-42 (Anderson), 3-44 (Thompson), 4-71 (Murdoch), 5-84 (Crombie), 6-85 (GD Alabaster), 7-106 (Hollands), 8-115 (McKechnie), 9-149 (Hill), 10-168 (Thomson, 74.2 ov)
South Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eddington21   7551--
Davies6   1220--
Davidson23   9343--
Melville2   061--

South Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*NM Parkerb GD Alabaster12     
BJ Mackleb McKechnie2     
RL Murdochc Anderson b GD Alabaster31     
PW Melvillec Murdoch b GD Alabaster0     
DS Bishopb GD Alabaster0     
JG Wilsonlbw b JC Alabaster0     
JW Daviesb JC Alabaster0     
+JT Wardc and b GD Alabaster14     
WL Eddingtonlbw b JC Alabaster37  41 
CD Galweyst Thompson b McKechnie29  21 
BJ Davidsonnot out1     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb)8
Total(all out, 57.2 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Mackle), 2-17 (Parker), 3-17 (Melville), 4-17 (Bishop), 5-18 (Wilson), 6-18 (Davies), 7-53 (Ward), 8-82 (Murdoch), 9-122 (Eddington), 10-134 (Galwey, 57.2 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson3   150--
JC Alabaster26   5443--
GD Alabaster23   5675--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KJ O'Connorc Ward b Galwey12     
+NR Thompsonc Melville b Davidson30     
RW Andersonb Melville84  12- 
GH Murdochst Ward b Davidson9     
DM Crombiec Bishop b Melville0     
BJ McKechnieb Davidson3     
LD Hollandslbw b Davidson31     
*GD Alabasterc sub (I Chapman) b Eddington12     
RJ Hillc Melville b Davies37 895- 
JC Alabasternot out2     
GB Thomsonlbw b Davies4     
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 102.1 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (O'Connor), 2-89 (Thompson), 3-131 (Murdoch), 4-132 (Crombie), 5-149 (McKechnie), 6-151 (Anderson), 7-172 (GD Alabaster), 8-228 (Hill), 9-234 (Hollands), 10-239 (Thomson, 102.1 ov)
South Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Galwey11   3301--
Eddington28   9731--
Davidson36   13714--
Melville17   6312--
Wilson1   100--

South Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*NM Parkerb Thomson0     
BJ Macklelbw b Thomson0     
RL Murdochc GD Alabaster b Hill3     
DS Bishopb Thomson1     
JG Wilsonb Thomson42  6- 
JW Daviesc Crombie b Thomson0     
+JT Wardlbw b Thomson1     
WL Eddingtonc Murdoch b Hill11     
BJ Davidsonb Hill4     
PW Melvillec Hollands b Thomson7     
CD Galweynot out2     
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 26.7 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Mackle), 2-4 (Murdoch), 3-4 (Parker), 4-9 (Bishop), 5-9 (Davies), 6-10 (Ward), 7-34 (Eddington), 8-46 (Davidson), 9-64, 10-73 (26.7 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hill13   3423--

12th Men: KA Nicholson (Southland), I Chapman (South Canterbury)