Wanganui v Taranaki
Hawke Cup 1967/68 (Elimination Match)
VenueCook's Gardens, Wanganui on 24th, 25th February 1968 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWanganui won the toss and decided to field
ResultWanganui won by 7 wickets
UmpiresJ Burns, TB Lowe
Close of play day 1

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ML Bettsb Head15     
*+TM Dravitzkirun out7     
HG Tuckettc and b Wake17     
RJ Claridgeb Andrews0     
JE Irvinglbw b Andrews17     
AV Leachc Andrews b Jewell30  51 
DI Greenc Baron b Andrews38  6- 
EM Meulic Vernon b Jewell14     
TA O'Byrnenot out3     
DA Kinsellac and b Jewell2     
I McLoughlinb Jewell11     
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 70.4 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-30, 3-31, 4-57, 5-66, 6-123, 7-153, 8-155, 9-157, 10-169 (70.4 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews27   8603--
Wake11   4181--
Head10   2251--
Bell7   3130--

Wanganui first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DR Baronb Kinsella8     
BC Baldwinb O'Byrne22     
EL Mummeryb McLoughlin36     
JA Thompsonb Irving4     
AB Raisinc Leach b Meuli42     
RW Wakeb O'Byrne13     
B Andrewsc Dravitzki b Meuli1     
MD Bellb Kinsella22     
BE Jewelllbw b Kinsella9     
EF Headc Tuckett b O'Byrne5     
+JW Vernonnot out9     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)14
Total(all out, 69.1 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Baron), 2-46 (Baldwin), 3-55 (Thompson), 4-95 (Mummery), 5-127, 6-131, 7-135, 8-151, 9-156, 10-185 (69.1 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McLoughlin9   2271--
O'Byrne23   6473--
Irving9   0201--
Meuli8   2222--

Taranaki second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ML Bettsc Vernon b Andrews22     
*+TM Dravitzkic Baron b Mummery63  8- 
HG Tuckettlbw b Wake0     
RJ Claridgec Raisin b Jewell13     
JE Irvingb Mummery8     
AV Leachst Vernon b Mummery24     
DI Greenc and b Jewell0     
EM Meulib Jewell8     
TA O'Byrnenot out13     
DA Kinsellab Andrews27  21 
I McLoughlinb Andrews13  3- 
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-47 (Betts), 2-50 (Tuckett), 3-71 (Claridge), 4-85 (Irving), 5-113 (Dravitzki), 6-113 (Green), 7-135, 8-139, 9-176, 10-196 (60.4 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Head7   4110--
Wake5   0181--
Bell4   0220--
Jewell16   4443--
Mummery17   5533--

Wanganui second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Baldwinb Claridge75  11- 
EL Mummeryc Betts b McLoughlin4     
+JW Vernonb O'Byrne34 387- 
*DR Baronnot out41  5- 
AB Raisinnot out18  4- 
RW Wakedid not bat      
B Andrewsdid not bat      
MD Belldid not bat      
BE Jewelldid not bat      
EF Headdid not bat      
JA Thompsondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 2 w)10
Total(3 wickets, 141 minutes, 51.3 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Mummery), 2-68 (Vernon), 3-162 (Baldwin)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kinsella10   1320--
McLoughlin7   0201--
Betts3   1160--
O'Byrne9   2231--
Irving4   1210--
Meuli9   1250--

Wanganui had 166 minutes to score 181 for the outright victory
BC Baldwin and RD Baron added 94 in 74 minutes for the third wicket in the Wanganui second innings
This was also a Smith Shield game meaning Wanganui took the Shield off Taranaki