Wairarapa v Northland
Hawke Cup 1976/77 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen Elizabeth Park, Masterton on 26th, 27th, 28th March 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWairarapa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWairarapa won by 65 runs
UmpiresJG Elliott, ML Kjar
Close of play day 1Wairarapa (1) 149/4 (Shrimpton 71*, Snook ?*)
Close of play day 2Northland (1) 118 all out

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DH Paytonc Mountain b Moselen8     
AW Shortc McLeod b Moselen17     
MJF Shrimptonb Kennedy75 19912- 
PE Bunnyc Dunning b Moselen5     
MA Fisherc Mountain b Moselen22  4- 
+IR Snookc McLeod b Dickeson34  7- 
RN Wyliec McPherson b Dickeson28  6- 
SJ Elliottc Lloyd b Kennedy7     
DM Crombieb Dickeson0     
DW Bracewelllbw b Dickeson24  4- 
GP Johnsonnot out1     
Extras(8 b, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 76.5 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Payton), 2-34 (Short), 3-39 (Bunny), 4-105 (Fisher), 5-160 (Shrimpton), 6-166 (Snook), 7-185 (Elliott), 8-188 (Crombie), 9-231 (Bracewell), 10-232 (Wylie, 76.5 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Child8   2280--
Moselen18   2744--
Dunning4   2120--
Kennedy24   10622--
Lloyd8   3170--

Northland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC McLeodc Snook b Johnson10     
RJ McPhersonlbw b Johnson0     
GW Taylorb Bracewell19     
GM Turnerc Crombie b Bracewell6     
DP Lloydc Snook b Shrimpton21     
*B Dunningc Payton b Shrimpton14     
CW Dickesonc and b Short8     
MJ Childc Bunny b Shrimpton18     
+LS Mountainc and b Shrimpton0     
KD Kennedyc Short b Shrimpton4     
JP Moselennot out0     
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 4 nb)18
Total(all out, 52.5 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (McPherson), 2-14 (McLeod), 3-37 (Turner), 4-54 (Taylor), 5-84 (Lloyd), 6-93 (Dickeson), 7-93 (Dunning), 8-93 (Mountain), 9-118 (Child), 10-118 (Kennedy, 52.5 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnson9   2252--
Bracewell18   6452--
Wylie5   420--
Short10   5131--

Wairarapa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DH Paytonc McLeod b Dickeson7  1- 
AW Shortc Turner b Kennedy24  6- 
MJF Shrimptonc Mountain b Dickeson40  81 
MA Fisherc Taylor b Kennedy0     
+IR Snooklbw b Dickeson1     
PE Bunnyc Turner b Kennedy11     
RN Wylieb Kennedy15     
DM Crombielbw b Dickeson4     
DW Bracewellnot out15     
SJ Elliottb Lloyd6     
GP Johnsonb Kennedy3     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 57.6 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Payton), 2-45 (Short), 3-49 (Fisher), 4-50 (Snook), 5-83 (Shrimpton), 6-83 (Bunny), 7-94 (Crombie), 8-113 (Wylie), 9-122 (Elliott), 10-129 (Johnson, 57.6 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Child6   2180--
Moselen2   150--
Dickeson19   4684--
Lloyd10   7121--
McLeod2   200--

Northland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Bunny b Wylie11     
JC McLeodc Bracewell b Wylie12     
GW Taylorc Short b Shrimpton15     
DP Lloydlbw b Shrimpton16     
*B Dunningb Shrimpton25  5- 
CW Dickesonc Johnson b Bracewell52 6851 
MJ Childc Shrimpton b Bracewell8     
RJ McPhersonc Snook b Shrimpton6     
+LS Mountainb Shrimpton5     
KD Kennedyb Shrimpton3     
JP Moselennot out3     
Extras(8 b, 9 lb, 5 nb)22
Total(all out, 36.7 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (Turner), 2-31 (McLeod), 3-45 (Taylor), 4-83 (Dunning), 5-114 (Lloyd), 6-131 (Child), 7-152 (McPherson), 8-170 (Mountain), 9-170 (Dickeson), 10-178 (Kennedy, 36.7 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnson5   1170--
Wylie9   0382--
Short2   050--
Bracewell7   0372--

The match did not start until 1.30pm on the first day due to a slow-drying pitch following rain in the days leading up to the game
12th Men: BP Bracewell (Wairarapa), BH Thom (Northland)