North Canterbury v Ashburton County
Hawke Cup 1965/66 (Elimination Match)
VenueDudley Park, Rangiora on 18th, 19th December 1965 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAshburton County won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresEB Chisnall, RS Chisnall
Close of play day 1North Canterbury (1) 109/5 (GT Wright 9*, Bailey 2*; 36 overs)

Ashburton County first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IG Lanec Rutherford b Rapley67 10510- 
DJ Isherwoodb Butcher97 14313- 
RG Hortinc Bailey b Rapley2 5-- 
LB Glanvillec and b Butcher27 644- 
BV Sampsonc Judson b Merrin23  4- 
+BP Isherwoodc Judson b Bailey31  41 
*P Andrewslbw b Merrin2  -- 
BA Farrantb Sail18  11 
KM Butlerc Merrin b Rapley42  7- 
CR Nicholsonc GT Wright b Rapley5  -- 
AJ Tuitenot out6  -- 
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)7
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)327
Fall of wickets:
1-129 (Lane), 2-132 (Hortin), 3-196 (DJ Isherwood), 4-199 (Glanville), 5-241 (Sampson), 6-255 (Andrews), 7-259 (BP Isherwood), 8-306 (Farrant), 9-311 (Nicholson), 10-327 (Butler, 82.5 ov)
North Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Merrin17   2882-1
Bailey10   2441-2
Butcher17   4652--
AF Wright5   0230--
Sail8   2311--

North Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IF Sailrun out21 483- 
NQ Wrightrun out37 805- 
PR Rutherfordc BP Isherwood b Farrant13  1- 
GT Wrightnot out9  -- 
IM Doodyb Tuite16  11 
RC Merrinc Butler b Tuite032-- 
EJ Baileynot out2  -- 
*AF Wrightdid not bat      
AF Rapleydid not bat      
+RE Judsondid not bat      
BE Butcherdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(5 wickets, 36 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Sail), 2-82 (NQ Wright), 3-82 (Rutherford), 4-103 (Doody), 5-103 (Merrin)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nicholson10   0290-3
Butler5   1160--
Sampson4   0250--
Tuite10   782--
Farrant7   3201-1

--> There was no play on the final day.

IG Lane and DJ Isherwood put on 129 in 105 minutes for the first wicket in the Ashburton County first innings
Rain prevented any play on the second day meaning the match, which was also a Canterbury Minor Associations Cup match, had to be replayed