Counties v Midlands
Fergus Hickey Rosebowl 1984/85
VenueKensington Park, Whangarei on 6th, 7th December 1984 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn (Counties won on first innings)
Close of play day 1Counties (1) 188/6 (Parnell 5*, McIntyre 3*)

Counties first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NB Watsonc Woolston b Bradley18     
MJ Stablerc Packwood b Pratt3     
RJ Majureyc McLeod b Gibbs72 78   
BT Spraggc Gibbs b Woolston3     
DW Stoupeb Gibbs32     
LJ Doullc and b Gibbs38     
DL Parnellb Pratt     
RJ McIntyrelbw b Bradley15     
*ND Pollockrun out27     
AJ Wallacenot out     
RG Gedyenot out0     
Total(9 wickets, declared, 86 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Stabler), 2-34 (Watson), 3-39 (Spragg), 4-131, 5-139, 6-184, 7-193, 8-217, 9-242 (85.6 ov)
Midlands bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pratt8   1162--
N Gray7   2160--
Woolston15   3471--
Bradley16   4432--
Gibbs25   7773--
Askew15   4400--

Midlands first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
U Pungac Stabler b McIntyre15     
R Bradleyb Pollock0     
DN Askewc and b Doull45     
RJ McLeodc Parnell b McIntyre7     
DW Woolstonc Parnell b Doull     
RL Packwoodb Stabler     
M Williamsonc McIntyre b Stabler9     
N Grayc Wallace b Stabler     
R Grayb Wallace15     
M Gibbsc Parnell b Stabler     
B Prattnot out5     
Total(all out, 66.3 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Bradley), 2-50, 3-77, 4-84, 5-171, 6-173, 7-190, 8-190, 9-206, 10-222 (66.3 ov)
Counties bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pollock7   2331--
McIntyre15   3432--
Doull13   2392--
Gedye12   2370--
Stabler15   1364--

--> Counties first innings batting adds 34 runs under
--> Bowling in the Counties first innings adds 10 runs under
--> Midlands first innings batting adds 109 runs under
--> Bowling in the Midlands first innings adds 19 runs under

Steady rain the day before the match and showers in the morning meant the match did not start until 2.30pm on the first day
The newspaper report on this match had the scores of 2 Counties batsmen and 4 Midlands batsmen missing
This was also a U-Bix Cup Zone 1 match