Wairarapa v Nelson
Hawke Cup 1978/79 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen Elizabeth Park, Masterton on 3rd, 4th, 5th February 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNelson won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Nelson won on first innings)
UmpiresJG Elliott, DG Farquhar
Close of play day 1Nelson (1) ?/3 (Toynbee ?*, Edwards ?*)
Close of play day 2Wairarapa (1) 187/9 (MacDonald 16*, Mahoney 0*; 53 overs)

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BG Schwasslbw b Ewington10     
RA Piercec Crombie b Shrimpton129 30017- 
MH Toynbeenot out200 48525- 
WG Hodgsonlbw b Walker4     
+GN Edwardsc Ewington b Walker45     
*TB Horneb Mahoney28     
SD Adamsc Shrimpton b Mahoney13     
SJ Gillnot out18     
MD Jamiesondid not bat      
BM Woodwarddid not bat      
WM Aberhartdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 1 w)12
Total(6 wickets, declared, 127 overs)459
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Schwass), 2-261 (Pierce), 3-268 (Hodgson), 4-344 (Edwards), 5-390 (Horne), 6-414 (Adams)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ewington12   3541--
MacDonald11   3430--
Short11   0340--
Mahoney38   81072--
Walker24   6842--
Shrimpton30   51211--
Crombie1   040--

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SJ Elliottc Toynbee b Aberhart0     
AW Shortb Gill0     
*DH Paytonc Aberhart b Jamieson38 796- 
MJF Shrimptonc Hodgson b Jamieson23     
+IR Snookc Edwards b Jamieson33 1336- 
K Thomsonc Edwards b Aberhart30 1034- 
DM Crombiec Edwards b Jamieson8     
WA Ewingtonc Edwards b Jamieson5     
DB MacDonaldnot out30 1216- 
G Walkerb Gill8     
AJ Mahoneyc Gill b Aberhart11     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb, 10 nb, 2 w)27
Total(all out, 56.1 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Elliott), 2-4 (Short), 3-74 (Payton), 4-75 (Shrimpton), 5-143 (Thomson), 6-153, 7-154, 8-160, 9-181, 10-213 (56.1 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jamieson16   4515--
Gill14   4362--
Woodward2   200--
Toynbee10   3220--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Piercelbw b MacDonald41 1133- 
BG Schwassb Walker81 16212- 
MH Toynbeelbw b Shrimpton0     
WG Hodgsonst Snook b Walker51 7671 
MD Jamiesonlbw b MacDonald15     
BM Woodwardc Elliott b Walker0     
WM Aberhartnot out22     
*TB Horneb Shrimpton11     
SD Adamslbw b Shrimpton13     
+GN Edwardsnot out10     
SJ Gilldid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 5 nb)15
Total(8 wickets, 65 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-97 (Pierce), 2-98 (Toynbee), 3-149 (Schwass), 4-190, 5-190, 6-206, 7-235, 8-249
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ewington3   0210--
MacDonald11   1452--
Thomson5   1250--
Short5   1110--
Shrimpton23   4773--
Walker14   4493--
Crombie3   060--
Snook1   0100--

RA Pierce and MH Toynbee added 243 in 286 minutes for the second wicket in the Nelson first innings
MH Toynbee and GN Edwards added 76 in 96 minutes for the fourth wicket in the Nelson first innings
RA Pierce and BG Schwass put on 97 in 113 minutes for the first wicket in the Nelson second innings
12th Men: J Macdonald (Wairarapa), SJ Abbott (Nelson)