Southland v Wairarapa
Hawke Cup 1974/75 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 25th, 26th, 27th January 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWairarapa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Southland won on first innings)
UmpiresRG Condliffe, ASH Cutler
Close of play day 1Southland (1) 102/2 (Anderson 49*, Crombie 0*; 30 overs)
Close of play day 2Southland (1) 102/2 (Anderson 49*, Crombie 0*; 30 overs)

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WT Murdockst Thompson b JC Alabaster53 1187- 
*DH Paytonc Day b McKechnie9     
PE Bunnylbw b JC Alabaster11 65   
MA Fisherc Crombie b JC Alabaster13     
DT Bissst Thompson b GD Alabaster0     
RN Wyliec GD Alabaster b Hill62 1377- 
SJ Elliottc McKechnie b GD Alabaster19 48-1 
+GA Bunnynot out34 1123- 
DJS Crispc Day b JC Alabaster1     
GJ Waltersc GD Alabaster b JC Alabaster12     
BA Stewartlbw b GD Alabaster6     
Extras(4 lb, 5 nb)9
Total(all out, 281 minutes, 77 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Payton), 2-64 (PE Bunny), 3-88 (Fisher), 4-88 (Biss), 5-94 (Murdock), 6-127 (Elliott), 7-196 (Wylie), 8-203 (Crisp), 9-215 (Walters), 10-229 (Stewart, 77 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashby4   0150--
McKechnie9   2311--
Hill11   2341--
JC Alabaster27   5895--
GD Alabaster26   11513--

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KJ O'Connorc Fisher b Stewart4     
+NR Thompsonc PE Bunny b Biss34     
RW Andersonlbw b Murdock9519219315- 
DM Crombiec GA Bunny b Walters3     
BJ McKechniec and b Walters0     
AW Tinkerc GA Bunny b Murdock19 57   
R Dayc PE Bunny b Biss5     
*GD Alabasterc GA Bunny b Murdock28     
RJ Hillc Stewart b Murdock28     
JC Alabasterc Fisher b Murdock7     
GA Ashbynot out11     
Extras(1 b, 14 lb, 10 nb)25
Total(all out, 334 minutes, 76.5 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (O'Connor), 2-95 (Thompson), 3-131 (Crombie), 4-131 (McKechnie), 5-179 (Anderson), 6-182 (Tinker), 7-192 (Day), 8-228 (GD Alabaster), 9-244 (JC Alabaster), 10-259 (Hill, 76.5 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stewart13   6371--
Wylie9   1300--
Crisp6   0250--
Biss24   2712--
Walters7   1242--

Wairarapa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WT Murdockb Ashby1     
DT Bissc and b Hill1     
*DH Paytonlbw b Hill12     
MA Fisherb Hill17     
PE Bunnyc Thompson b Ashby36  5- 
RN Wylienot out28 623- 
SJ Elliottdid not bat      
+GA Bunnydid not bat      
DJS Crispdid not bat      
GJ Waltersdid not bat      
BA Stewartdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 3 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 114 minutes, 22.7 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-16, 3-23, 4-44, 5-101 (22.7 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hill8   2343--
McKechnie3   0190--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Thompsonb Stewart9     
KJ O'Connorc GA Bunny b Wylie5     
RW Andersonnot out4     
DM Crombienot out0     
BJ McKechniedid not bat      
AW Tinkerdid not bat      
R Daydid not bat      
*GD Alabasterdid not bat      
RJ Hilldid not bat      
JC Alabasterdid not bat      
GA Ashbydid not bat      
Extras(5 nb)5
Total(2 wickets, 39 minutes, 7.5 overs)23
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-17
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stewart4   381--
Wylie3   161--

--> RN Wylie (1) 50 in 106 minutes with 6 fours
--> RW Anderson (1) 50 in 117 minutes

There was no play on the second day
Rain caused the game to end with 5.3 overs remaining