Marlborough v Nelson
Hawke Cup 1978/79 (Elimination Match)
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 13th, 14th January 1979 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Nelson won on first innings)
UmpiresBI Blommaart, DG Farquhar
Close of play day 1Nelson (1) 112/7 (Gill ?*, Aberhart ?*)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DIA Cameronc Horne b Aberhart2     
JJ MacDonaldc Jones b Toynbee28  4- 
*AJ Hillc Guthardt b Gill9     
JJ Cunlifferun out (Toynbee)9     
JR Bowersc Guthardt b Jamieson0     
IG Kainb Aberhart6     
DC Aberhartlbw b Woodward12     
GK MacDonaldlbw b Woodward0     
RL Thomasb Woodward8     
WN Cresswellrun out25  4- 
+AF Pondnot out20     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)13
Total(all out, 51.5 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Cameron), 2-14 (Hill), 3-24 (Cunliffe), 4-29 (Bowers), 5-49 (Kain), 6-73 (Aberhart), 7-73 (GK MacDonald), 8-85 (Thomas), 9-131 (Cresswell), 10-132 (JJ MacDonald, 51.5 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aberhart9   2252--
Jamieson17   8251--
Gill15   7391--
Woodward10   3293--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BG Schwassc and b Thomas7     
*TB Hornec sub (J Andrews) b Thomas01 -- 
MH Toynbeec GK MacDonald b Aberhart25     
WG Hodgsonc Cunliffe b Thomas5     
AH Jonesc Kain b Thomas18     
+GN Edwardsc sub (J Andrews) b Thomas2     
DJ Guthardtc Pond b Cresswell6     
SJ Gillnot out41  71 
WM Aberhartc Pond b Aberhart42  7- 
BM Woodwardc sub (J Andrews) b Aberhart0     
MD Jamiesonc GK MacDonald b Aberhart7     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 6 nb)12
Total(all out, 52.4 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Horne), 2-28 (Schwass), 3-37 (Toynbee), 4-55 (Hodgson), 5-58 (Edwards), 6-63 (Jones), 7-71 (Guthardt), 8-132 (Aberhart), 9-132 (Woodward), 10-165 (Jamieson, 52.4 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomas25   10545--
Cresswell8   3291--
GK MacDonald1   100--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+AF Pondb Aberhart17     
DIA Cameronc Toynbee b Woodward13     
JJ Cunliffenot out137  233 
*AJ Hillnot out72  12- 
JJ MacDonalddid not bat      
JR Bowersdid not bat      
IG Kaindid not bat      
DC Aberhartdid not bat      
GK MacDonalddid not bat      
RL Thomasdid not bat      
WN Cresswelldid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)20
Total(2 wickets, 62 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-83
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jamieson16   3420--
Aberhart7   1201--
Gill2   180--
Woodward10   1491--
Toynbee21   4580--
Jones2   180--
Edwards2   0330--
Schwass1   0140--
Horne1   070--

--> JJ MacDonald retired hurt in the Marlborough first innings (team score 86/8) - he returned when the score was 131/9

J MacDonald had to retire hurt in the Marlborough first innings after being struck in the face by a short ball from MD Jamieson
JJ Cunliffe and AJ Hill added 176 (undefeated) for the third wicket in the Marlborough second innings
This was also a Chapple Cup game