Northland v Waikato
Hawke Cup 1971/72 (Elimination Match)
VenueCobham Oval, Whangarei on 5th March 1972 (40-over match)
Balls per over8
PlayersNorthland: 11; Waikato: 12 (11 to bat and field)
TossWaikato won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNo result
UmpiresGIJ Cowan, KF Kimber

Waikato inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Dodunskic Mountain b White3     
JG Gibsonnot out23     
JM Leenot out5     
*ADG Robertsdid not bat      
A Punadid not bat      
HT Schusterdid not bat      
KN Punadid not bat      
+ID Woondid not bat      
JD Smithdid not bat      
DJS Crispdid not bat      
TJ McIlroydid not bat      
TG Beatsondid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 7 overs)31
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Dodunski)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
White4   0171--
Crene3   0140--

Northland inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ McPhersondid not bat      
DP Lloyddid not bat      
*B Dunningdid not bat      
DN Macleoddid not bat      
WG Lawriedid not bat      
JC McLeoddid not bat      
+LS Mountaindid not bat      
MJ Childdid not bat      
DB Crenedid not bat      
CW Dickesondid not bat      
JSS Whitedid not bat      

The captains agreed to play this 40-over match to replace the 2-day game that started the previous day but rain meant only 30 minutes play had been possible
Further rain meant only 35 minutes play was possible in this match
Waikato won the right to challenge for the Hawke Cup on the toss of a coin
It is not known which Waikato player was 12th man so all 12 players are listed in the team