Marlborough v Nelson
Hawke Cup 1976/77 (Elimination Match)
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 21st, 22nd November 1976 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Marlborough won on first innings)
UmpiresEWE Clifford, DG Farquhar
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 357/8 (Aberhart 108*, MacDonald 4*; 98 overs)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Catleyc Edwards b Walsh13     
GR Nealb Jamieson4     
*DW Nealc Barkle b Jamieson14     
AJ Hilllbw b Tasker61  61 
CR Andersonc Horne b Walsh102  11- 
AT Sowmanlbw b Jamieson11     
DC Aberhartrun out113  161 
RL Thomaslbw b Walsh32     
G Davisc Edwards b Pierce6     
GK MacDonaldc Tasker b Walsh7     
+RL Watesnot out0     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 99.7 overs)365
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (GR Neal), 2-29 (Catley), 3-31 (DW Neal), 4-152 (Hill), 5-167 (Sowman), 6-265 (Anderson), 7-317 (Thomas), 8-350 (Davis), 9-365 (MacDonald), 10-365 (Aberhart, 99.7 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jamieson29   61123--
Edwards10   0680--
Toynbee6   0290--
Tasker18   3401--
Pierce8   0241--
Paris1   0140--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GN Edwardsc Sowman b Davis10     
A Parisb Thomas10     
BG Schwassc DW Neal b Davis19     
RA Piercelbw b Aberhart15     
MH Toynbeec Sowman b Aberhart4     
TB Hornec Thomas b MacDonald47  5- 
DN Burrowsc Catley b MacDonald49  8- 
SA Taskerc Thomas b Sowman0     
+GP Barklec Catley b MacDonald0     
MD Jamiesonnot out9     
AJ Walshc Catley b Sowman5     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 4 nb)12
Total(all out, 71.7 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-20, 3-40, 4-45, 5-96, 6-147, 7-148, 8-157, 9-166, 10-180 (71.7 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomas10   2371--
Davis18   7442--
Aberhart9   3182--
MacDonald20   4533--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Catleynot out15     
GR Nealb Paris7     
*DW Nealdid not bat      
AJ Hilldid not bat      
CR Andersondid not bat      
AT Sowmandid not bat      
DC Aberhartdid not bat      
RL Thomasdid not bat      
G Davisdid not bat      
GK MacDonalddid not bat      
+RL Watesdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 8.3 overs)26
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (GR Neal, 8.3 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walsh4   0160--
Burrows1   100--

AJ Hill and CR Anderson added 121 for the fourth wicket in the Marlborough first innings
CR Anderson and DC Aberhart added 98 for the sixth wicket in the Marlborough first innings