Southland v Waikato
Hawke Cup 1974/75 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 15th, 16th, 17th February 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSouthland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouthland won by 53 runs
UmpiresBH Austin, BD Dawson
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2Southland (2) 138/7 (Tinker 23*, Hill 5*; 61 overs)

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Thompsonb Ross0     
KJ O'Connorc KN Puna b Bradburn55  6- 
GH Murdochc Poultney b Bradburn26     
DM Crombielbw b Baker16     
BJ McKechnieb Shrimpton7     
AW Tinkerb Shrimpton16     
*GD Alabasterb Shrimpton38     
DR Murdochc Mitchell b Shrimpton4     
RJ Hillc Baker b Shrimpton0     
JC Alabasterc A Puna b Bradburn11     
GB Thomsonnot out2     
Extras(9 b, 2 lb)11
Total(all out, 335 minutes, 78.7 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Thompson), 2-71 (O'Connor), 3-94 (GH Murdoch), 4-104 (Crombie), 5-126 (McKechnie), 6-137 (Tinker), 7-145 (DR Murdoch), 8-145 (Hill), 9-162 (JC Alabaster), 10-186 (GD Alabaster, 78.7 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ross9   2181--
Grantham8   1260--
Bradburn28   10533--
Roberts5   0200--
Baker13   3361--

Waikato first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Punac Crombie b GD Alabaster65 1268- 
CTM Beachc McKechnie b JC Alabaster8     
*ADG Robertsb GD Alabaster25     
MJF Shrimptonc GH Murdoch b GD Alabaster17     
MG Poultneyb McKechnie0     
KN Puna hit wkt b GD Alabaster7     
MP Bakerb GD Alabaster6     
WP Bradburnc McKechnie b GD Alabaster4     
+R Mitchellc and b GD Alabaster0     
DG Granthamnot out10     
CJ Rossb McKechnie3     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 184 minutes, 50.7 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Beach), 2-68 (Roberts), 3-104 (Shrimpton), 4-117 (Poultney), 5-121 (A Puna), 6-127, 7-131, 8-131, 9-138, 10-151 (50.7 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson3   170--
Hill2   040--
GD Alabaster23   6637--
JC Alabaster11   0461--

Southland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KJ O'Connorc KN Puna b Ross5     
+NR Thompsonlbw b Bradburn16     
GH Murdochc Baker b Shrimpton35     
DM Crombierun out8     
BJ McKechnieb Shrimpton9     
AW Tinkerlbw b Bradburn25     
*GD Alabasterc Beach b Bradburn19     
DR Murdochc Poultney b Bradburn0     
RJ Hillc Shrimpton b Grantham5     
JC Alabasternot out14     
GB Thomsonc Baker b Bradburn2     
Extras(10 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 256 minutes, 68.5 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (O'Connor), 2-43 (Thompson), 3-52 (Crombie), 4-83, 5-86, 6-109, 7-120, 8-138, 9-152, 10-156 (68.5 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ross3   151--
Grantham9   2221--
Shrimpton24   9422--
A Puna5   1120--

Waikato second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CTM Beachc GH Murdoch b Thomson0     
A Punac DR Murdoch b GD Alabaster27     
*ADG Robertsc GH Murdoch b Thomson3     
MJF Shrimptonc Thompson b McKechnie1     
MG Poultneyc Crombie b GD Alabaster29     
KN Punast Thompson b GD Alabaster13     
MP Bakerc GH Murdoch b JC Alabaster15     
WP Bradburnc Tinker b GD Alabaster26 265- 
+R Mitchellb JC Alabaster16     
DG Granthamc GH Murdoch b GD Alabaster3     
CJ Rossnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 41.3 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Beach), 2-10 (Roberts), 3-11 (Shrimpton), 4-51 (A Puna), 5-72 (Poultney), 6-79 (KN Puna), 7-93 (Baker), 8-125 (Bradburn), 9-138 (Grantham), 10-138 (Mitchell, 41.3 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson8   2202--
McKechnie9   3181--
GD Alabaster13   2525--
JC Alabaster11.33432--