Marlborough v Hutt Valley
Hawke Cup 1972/73 (Elimination Match)
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 17th, 18th February 1973 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn (Hutt Valley won on first innings)
UmpiresJW Low, CEN Schroder
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 11/1 (Dryland ?*, Neal ?*)

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Newdickc Schroder b Sowman142 211192 
TL Powellrun out3     
*BD Coleyb Cairns15     
CT Jacobsenb Cairns0     
BJ Middletonc Adams b Cairns14     
AR Hewsonc and b Hogg69  4- 
+IJ Therklesonb Hogg67 1245- 
AR Hounsellst Adams b Hogg7     
EJ Chatfieldnot out34  3- 
PJ Wrightnot out22 4821 
RH Robinsondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 97 overs)385
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Powell), 2-64 (Coley), 3-72 (Jacobsen), 4-104 (Middleton), 5-209 (Newdick), 6-291 (Hewson), 7-312 (Hounsell), 8-335 (Therkleson)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns26   5823--
Maclaine21   4880--
Hawtin11   2390--
Hogg16   0803--
Sowman21   4701--
Cameron2   0140--

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
OF Drylandc Jacobsen b Hounsell31 207   
DIA Cameronc Chatfield b Hounsell6     
DW Nealc Therkleson b Chatfield100 13318- 
*GF Hawtinc Therkleson b Hounsell20     
AT Sowmanc Therkleson b Hounsell0     
C Schroderb Hounsell0     
BL Cairnslbw b Newdick4     
+GJ Adamsretired hurt35     
RI Thomasc Hewson b Newdick24     
NF Maclainenot out13     
TF Hoggb Hounsell0     
Extras(3 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 337 minutes, 76.3 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Cameron), 2-133 (Neal), 3-156 (Dryland), 4-156 (Sowman), 5-156 (Schroder), 6-167 (Cairns), 7-171 (Hawtin), 8-209 (Thomas), 9-247 (Hogg, 76.3 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chatfield22   8631--
Wright5   1190--
Robinson14   5360--
Newdick10   5232--

--> DW Neal (1) 100 in 129 minutes with 18 fours
--> AR Hounsell completed 3 wickets in 4 balls in the Marlborough first innings (OF Dryland, AT Sowman, C Schroder)
--> GJ Adams retired hurt in the Marlborough first innings having scored 35 (team score 247/8)

AR Hewson scored 1 five in the Hutt Valley first innings
OF Dryland and DW Neal added 124 in 133 minutes for the second wicket in the Marlborough first innings
Adams had to retire hurt after being struck on the head by a short ball from AR Hounsell resulting in him being taken to hospital for observation