Southland v Nelson
Hawke Cup 1974/75 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 1st, 2nd, 3rd February 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSouthland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Southland won on first innings)
UmpiresBD Dawson, AJ Watkins
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2Southland (2) 102/2 (Thompson 49*, Crombie 15*; 25 overs)

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Thompsonb Carey22  3- 
KJ O'Connorrun out0  -- 
RW Andersonc Aberhart b SA Tasker67 19091 
DM Crombiec Horne b Carey19     
BJ McKechniec Toynbee b SA Tasker6     
AW Tinkerc SA Tasker b Aberhart41  6- 
DS Cocksc RB Tasker b Hampton22     
*GD Alabasterc RB Tasker b Toynbee97 22513- 
RJ Hillrun out20     
JC Alabasterc RB Tasker b SA Tasker21 8521 
GB Thomsonnot out0  -- 
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 6 nb)19
Total(all out, 129.7 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (O'Connor), 2-63 (Thompson), 3-113 (Crombie), 4-115 (Anderson), 5-127 (McKechnie), 6-175 (Tinker), 7-210 (Cocks), 8-237 (Hill), 9-300 (JC Alabaster), 10-334 (GD Alabaster, 129.7 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aberhart10   3351--
Hampton37   16571--
Douglas18   4630--
Carey28   12412--
SA Tasker26   4743--
Pierce5   1150--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JS Rackleyc Anderson b McKechnie10     
CJ Aitkenc Cocks b JC Alabaster62 9712- 
*GW Douglasc Anderson b GD Alabaster14     
RA Piercec McKechnie b GD Alabaster15     
BL Hamptonc McKechnie b GD Alabaster0     
AB Careyc Crombie b GD Alabaster1     
TB Hornest Thompson b JC Alabaster15     
MH Toynbeenot out41 704- 
DC Aberhartst Thompson b JC Alabaster3     
SA Taskerc Crombie b JC Alabaster0     
+RB Taskerc Anderson b GD Alabaster17     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 47.1 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Rackley), 2-85 (Douglas), 3-95 (Aitken), 4-97, 5-100, 6-106, 7-134, 8-145, 9-146, 10-181 (47.1 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson6   2260--
McKechnie8   0271--
Hill2   0110--
JC Alabaster16   4594--
GD Alabaster15.12555--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Thompsonnot out90 23713- 
KJ O'Connorc Carey b Toynbee29     
RW Andersonc Carey b Douglas4     
DM Crombiec Aitken b Pierce53 13341 
BJ McKechnienot out6     
AW Tinkerdid not bat      
DS Cocksdid not bat      
*GD Alabasterdid not bat      
RJ Hilldid not bat      
JC Alabasterdid not bat      
GB Thomsondid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)13
Total(3 wickets, declared, 63 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-54 (O'Connor), 2-61 (Anderson), 3-183 (Crombie)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aberhart3   0220--
Douglas10   2291--
Hampton7   3150--
Toynbee17   4491--
Carey10   5190--
SA Tasker6   0230--
Pierce10   1251--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Aitkenb Hill12  2- 
JS Rackleyc Anderson b Thomson0  -- 
AB Careyc O'Connor b Thomson0  -- 
*GW Douglasc Anderson b GD Alabaster621271125- 
RA Pierceb GD Alabaster14     
BL Hamptonlbw b JC Alabaster62128898- 
MH Toynbeec Thomson b GD Alabaster28  3- 
TB Hornenot out33  3- 
DC Aberhartnot out2  -- 
SA Taskerdid not bat      
+RB Taskerdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb)17
Total(7 wickets, 56 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Rackley), 2-3 (Carey), 3-19 (Aitken), 4-51 (Pierce), 5-153 (Douglas), 6-161 (Hampton), 7-228 (Toynbee)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson4   1162--
Hill3   0121--
JC Alabaster21   1911--
GD Alabaster19   4613--
Cocks9   0330--