Southland v Taranaki
U-Bix Cup 1989/90 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 16th, 17th, 18th February 1990 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouthland won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCE King, JL Rogers
Close of play day 1Taranaki (1) ?/? (Robertson ?*)
Close of play day 2Southland (1) 70/2 (Lamont 11*, Hoskin 7*; 31 overs)

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SP Robertsonrun out (Lamont)169339423212 
DN Cleaverlbw b Hill2060963- 
PM Blackbournlbw b Wilson21731-- 
*BC Richardslbw b Hill4466767- 
SM Harropc Henry b Hill33142-- 
SE Urbahnc Donelan b Wilson30721105- 
WA Wisneskic and b Nicholson1137511- 
+JJ Hollandnot out1740611- 
KR O'Dowdac Donelan b Hill29324931 
AB Jordandid not bat      
PJ Kensingtondid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 2 lb, 8 nb)22
Total(8 wickets, declared, 473 minutes, 113 overs)347
Fall of wickets:
1-62 (Cleaver), 2-79 (Blackbourn), 3-154 (Richards), 4-178 (Harrop), 5-253 (Urbahn), 6-300 (Wisneski), 7-300 (Robertson), 8-347 (O'Dowda, 113 ov)
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson28   41242--
Hill50   20864--
Donelan17   3680--
Nicholson15   4441--
Brookland3   0110--

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Lamontc Harrop b Robertson632403054- 
DJ Bennettb Jordan2768832- 
RG Taitb Robertson1116182- 
*RN Hoskinc Wisneski b Robertson1033451- 
AP Brooklandlbw b Wisneski371131363- 
DR Murdochlbw b Robertson42029-- 
BTP Donelannot out431001283- 
P Nicholsonnot out171011132- 
RJ Hilldid not bat      
TJ Wilsondid not bat      
+PJ Henrydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 17 nb)20
Total(6 wickets, 423 minutes, 112 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Bennett), 2-62 (Tait), 3-74 (Hoskin), 4-149 (Brookland), 5-166 (Lamont), 6-169 (Murdoch)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
O'Dowda17   3490--
Wisneski24   5621--
Kensington9   5120--
Jordan21   10201--
Robertson24   6544--
Richards9   4210--
Urbahn7   590--
Harrop1   020--

--> SP Robertson (1) 100 in 208 balls
--> SP Robertson (1) 150 in 310 balls
--> MJ Lamont (1) 50 in 226 balls, 289 minutes

Rain on the first day meant that 163 minutes of playing time was lost that day
Play on the second day was called off for bad light at 5.24pm meaning that a further 126 minutes of playing time was lost
Overnight rain that had damaged the surrounds of the pitch and the bowler's run-ups delayed the start of play on the third day until 11.45am
Showers forced the players from the field several times on the third day with the game being called off at 7.07pm as rain swept across the ground meaning that a total of 468 minutes playing time was lost during the match
12th Men: PT Skelt (Southland), PJ Hughes (Taranaki)