Hutt Valley v Taranaki
Hawke Cup 1977/78 (Elimination Match)
VenueTe Whiti Park, Lower Hutt on 10th, 11th December 1977 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresMS Phipps, SJ Woodward
Close of play day 1Hutt Valley (1) 175/5 (BD Smith ?*)

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Newtonlbw b AB Jordan19     
GA Newdickc Phillips b AB Jordan34     
JP Toppb West53     
*RW Smithb AB Jordan9     
MJ Harrisc Blackbourn b West43     
BD Smithc Stewart b Richards13     
BAH Forwardnot out58     
+AR Hewsonrun out18     
RG Whitec Blackbourn b Stewart0     
EJ Chatfieldc Blackbourn b Richards21     
RN Caldowc Ormiston b Richards2     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 8 nb)13
Total(all out, 72.7 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-63, 3-75, 4-168, 5-175, 6-218, 7-223, 8-281, 9-283, 10-283 (72.7 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AB Jordan20   3743--
Stewart25   1911--
Phillips7   0410--
West13   3462--

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Ormistonlbw b Chatfield3     
LE Jordanlbw b White4     
ED Perrettnot out7     
+PM Blackbournnot out5     
*DI Greendid not bat      
RL Westdid not bat      
JW Burttdid not bat      
BC Richardsdid not bat      
PR Stewartdid not bat      
AB Jordandid not bat      
BA Phillipsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(2 wickets, 18 overs)26
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-19
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chatfield6   511--
White3   0121--
Newdick3   300--
Caldow3   050--
Newton2   200--
Harris1   010--

Rain delayed the start of the match on the first day
JP Topp and MJ Harris added 93 in 132 minutes for the fourth wicket in the Hutt Valley first innings
Rain on the second day after Taranaki had faced only 18 overs meant the game had to be abandoned