Thames Valley v Poverty Bay
Hawke Cup 1965/66 (Elimination Match)
VenueHerries Park, Te Aroha on 20th, 21st November 1965 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossPoverty Bay won the toss and decided to bat
ResultThames Valley won by 1 wicket
UmpiresM Adams, TW Kneebone
Close of play day 1Thames Valley (1) 36/9 (Beard 4*, Hallett 0*; 27 overs)

Poverty Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JW Guyc Knowles b Hallett24     
ID MacErlichb Hallett14     
JA Turnbullc Brown b Hallett21     
+R Crawfordc Cotter b Beard18     
KL Broadc Beard b Knowles11     
RB Kennedylbw b Knowles0     
AJ Beuthc Brown b Beard0     
PR Gibsonc Mellow b Beard4     
RA Penhearowb Cotter0     
JM Heikellnot out3     
RH Bartonc Hallett b Beard5     
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 116 minutes, 37.4 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-55, 3-66, 4-84, 5-84, 6-89, 7-95, 8-100, 9-104, 10-110 (37.4 ov)
Thames Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whimp7   0390--
Hallett8   1213--
Knowles9   2172--
Cotter3   0131--

Thames Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Kilpinc Gibson b Beuth011-- 
MJ Cotterlbw b Beuth5     
MJ Mellowb Beuth3     
CTM Beachlbw b Barton1     
AA Radonichb Beuth16 54   
*JAC Knowlesc Kennedy b Beuth1     
IA McDonaldc Kennedy b Barton0     
CW Brownc Crawford b Beuth0     
DD Beardnot out4     
AD Whimpb Barton2     
BHH Hallettnot out0     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(9 wickets, declared, 27 overs)36
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Kilpin, 0.1 ov), 2-11, 3-12, 4-12, 5-15, 6-18, 7-21, 8-32, 9-35
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Beuth14   7166--
Barton13   7163--

Poverty Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JW Guyb Beard50 1103- 
ID MacErlichb Whimp22 45   
JA Turnbullc Radonich b Beard18     
+R Crawfordlbw b Knowles7     
KL Broadlbw b Beard0     
RB Kennedylbw b Knowles6     
RH Bartonc Knowles b Beard0     
JM Heikellc Whimp b Knowles1     
PR Gibsonc and b Knowles5     
AJ Beuthnot out6     
RA Penhearowc Kilpin b Knowles0     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 140 minutes, 47 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-49 (MacErlich), 2-78 (Turnbull), 3-96 (Crawford), 4-100 (Guy), 5-105 (Broad), 6-107, 7-108, 8-113, 9-122, 10-122 (47 ov)
Thames Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whimp10   2361--
Hallett8   1260--
Knowles12   5215--
Beard17   5324--

Thames Valley second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Kilpinb Beuth6     
MJ Cotterc MacErlich b Barton3     
MJ Mellowc Gibson b Beuth1     
CTM Beachlbw b Beuth5     
AA Radonichc Heikell b Kennedy35     
*JAC Knowlesb Gibson64 11452 
IA McDonaldb Kennedy4     
CW Brownc MacErlich b Kennedy20     
DD Beardnot out31     
AD Whimpb Beuth6     
BHH Hallettnot out1     
Extras(14 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)22
Total(9 wickets, 67.2 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-8, 3-10, 4-22, 5-92, 6-100, 7-152, 8-166, 9-193
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barton12   3241--
Gibson16   1431--
Penhearow2   0100--
Kennedy16   1463--

Play did not start until 1:50 pm on the first day due to rain
AA Radonich and JAC Knowles added 70 for the fifth wicket in 65 minutes in the Thames Valley second innings
JAC Knowles and CW Brown added 52 for the seventh wicket in the Thames Valley second innings
Thames Valley scored the winning runs with 10 minutes to spare