Wairarapa v Hamilton
Hawke Cup 1977/78 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen Elizabeth Park, Masterton on 11th, 12th, 13th February 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWairarapa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Wairarapa won on first innings)
UmpiresJG Elliott, HT Stratford
Close of play day 1Wairarapa (1) 257/7 (Wylie 54*, DW Bracewell 2*)
Close of play day 2Wairarapa (2) 50/3 (Shrimpton 7*, Snook 0*; 16 overs)

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DH Paytonc Puna b Stimpson67 3047- 
AW Shortc Jackson b Grantham0  -- 
PJ Hollandb Grantham16     
MJF Shrimptonc Calland b Grantham33 884- 
+IR Snookb Calland20 774- 
SJ Elliottb Hutchison9     
RN Wyliec Jackson b Stimpson61 1878- 
DM Crombiec Jackson b Stimpson28 823- 
DW Bracewelllbw b Hutchison14     
BP Bracewellnot out10     
G Walkerc Kuggeleijn b Stimpson0     
Extras(13 b, 10 lb, 8 nb)31
Total(all out, 466 minutes, 112 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Short), 2-39 (Holland), 3-98 (Shrimpton), 4-144 (Snook), 5-153 (Elliott), 6-182 (Payton), 7-249 (Crombie), 8-267 (Wylie), 9-288 (DW Bracewell), 10-289 (Walker, 112 ov)
Hamilton bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grantham24   5673--
Stimpson38   9974--
ADG Roberts9   2220--
Calland21   9391--
Hutchison17   9322--
Kuggeleijn3   210--

Hamilton first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BL Robertsb DW Bracewell25 1383- 
CM Kuggeleijnrun out (Short)10     
CL Fawcettb DW Bracewell9     
*ADG Robertsc Payton b Walker30 1044- 
KN Punac Payton b Walker18 643- 
C Stevensc Crombie b Shrimpton4     
RW Hutchisonc Payton b Shrimpton1     
RJ Callandst Snook b Walker8     
AJP Stimpsonc DW Bracewell b Walker26 445- 
+JF Jacksonc Payton b Walker2     
DG Granthamnot out1     
Extras(4 lb, 13 nb)17
Total(all out, 274 minutes, 59.5 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Kuggeleijn), 2-51 (Fawcett), 3-60 (BL Roberts), 4-108 (Puna), 5-113 (ADG Roberts), 6-113 (Stevens), 7-114 (Hutchison), 8-140 (Calland), 9-150, 10-151 (59.5 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
BP Bracewell7   1360--
Wylie15   8240--
Short3   300--
DW Bracewell16   4302--
Shrimpton12   3252--

Wairarapa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DH Paytonc ADG Roberts b Hutchison15     
AW Shortc ADG Roberts b Stimpson6     
PJ Hollandb Calland20     
MJF Shrimptonb Calland128 25119- 
+IR Snookc Fawcett b Stimpson0     
SJ Elliottc BL Roberts b Hutchison6     
RN Wyliec Calland b Hutchison12 71   
DM Crombiec Stevens b Calland1     
DW Bracewellc ADG Roberts b Kuggeleijn6     
BP Bracewellrun out41 787- 
G Walkernot out5     
Extras(21 b, 4 lb)25
Total(all out, 303 minutes, 73.1 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Short), 2-41, 3-50, 4-53, 5-70, 6-142, 7-143, 8-171, 9-259, 10-265 (73.1 ov)
Hamilton bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stimpson14   1642--
Grantham5   1290--
Hutchison23   5593--
Kuggeleijn13   2421--

Hamilton second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CM Kuggeleijnc Crombie b Shrimpton69 70112 
BL Robertsc Payton b Short35 856- 
CL Fawcettc Wylie b Short2     
C Stevensc Wylie b Shrimpton9     
KN Punac Payton b DW Bracewell5     
AJP Stimpsonc Short b Shrimpton3     
RW Hutchisonnot out2     
RJ Callandnot out0     
*ADG Robertsdid not bat      
+JF Jacksondid not bat      
DG Granthamdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, 135 minutes, 28 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-96 (Kuggeleijn), 2-99 (Fawcett), 3-114 (BL Roberts), 4-126, 5-130, 6-130
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
BP Bracewell5   3110--
Walker3   0340--
Short7   1272--
Shrimpton9   1493--
DW Bracewell4   241--

--> MJF Shrimpton (2) 50 in 99 minutes
--> MJF Shrimpton (2) 100 in 195 minutes

RN Wylie and DM Crombie added 67 in 82 minutes for the seventh wicket in the Wairarapa first innings
MJF Shrimpton and RN Wylie added 72 in 71 minutes for the sixth wicket in the Wairarapa second innings
MJF Shrimpton and BP Bracewell added 88 in 78 minutes for the ninth wicket in the Wairarapa second innings
CM Kuggeleijn and BL Roberts put on 96 in 70 minutes for the first wicket in the Hamilton second innings
KN Puna took over the wicket-keeping duties on the third day from JF Jackson who had been injured during the second day's play