Northland v Waikato
Hawke Cup 1952/53 (Elimination Match)
VenueWhangarei High School Ground, Whangarei on 29th, 30th, 31st January 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWaikato won the toss and decided to field
ResultNorthland won by 32 runs
UmpiresA Hirst, GA Pool
Close of play day 1Northland (1) 71/6 (Munro 1*, BO Child 3*)
Close of play day 2Northland (2) 48/3 (EL Child ?*, Munro ?*)

Northland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IE Wyattc Petrie b Clarke3     
EN Vipondb Clarke15     
*JL Wyattc Puna b Rodgers20     
VM Hillb Rodgers4     
EL Childc Higgins b Clarke13     
NR Wilsonlbw b Rodgers8     
+S Munrob Rodgers21 81   
BO Childc Puna b Rodgers10     
RA Woolhousec Higgins b Clarke2     
MW Armstrongc Gray b Clarke6     
V Pearsonnot out11     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 191 minutes, 50.5 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (IE Wyatt), 2-33 (JL Wyatt), 3-44 (Hill), 4-46 (Vipond), 5-65 (Wilson), 6-67 (EL Child), 7-77 (BO Child), 8-81 (Woolhouse), 9-92 (Armstrong), 10-120 (Munro, 50.5 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke25   7635--
Puna1   010--

Waikato first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Williamslbw b Wilson22     
JW Moodyc JL Wyatt b Pearson2     
N Punalbw b Pearson3     
*+EC Petrieb Pearson8     
N Eastlbw b Pearson32     
JAC Knowleslbw b EL Child4     
PR Bullc IE Wyatt b EL Child0     
DJ Grayst Munro b Armstrong13     
DB Clarkerun out1     
BB Higginsrun out (Woolhouse->Munro)2     
MP Rodgersnot out0     
Extras(15 b, 2 lb)17
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Moody), 2-21 (Puna), 3-37 (Petrie), 4-45 (Williams), 5-63 (Knowles), 6-65 (Bull), 7-96 (Gray), 8-99 (Clarke), 9-104 (Higgins), 10-104 (East, 55.4 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson10   1311--
EL Child14   6192--
Vipond7   1100--
Armstrong4   161--

Northland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IE Wyattc Knowles b Rodgers11     
EN Vipondb Clarke0     
*JL Wyattc Higgins b Rodgers3     
EL Childc Petrie b Higgins31     
+S Munrob Clarke54     
BO Childc Williams b Puna20     
VM Hilllbw b Higgins3     
RA Woolhouseb Rodgers4     
NR Wilsonb Clarke5     
MW Armstrongnot out11     
V Pearsonc Petrie b Clarke0     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(all out, 86.4 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Vipond), 2-10 (JL Wyatt), 3-15 (IE Wyatt), 4-79 (EL Child), 5-116 (BO Child), 6-126 (Hill), 7-137 (Woolhouse), 8-137 (Munro), 9-149 (Wilson), 10-153 (Pearson, 86.4 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rodgers17   8273--
Puna19   10211--
Knowles10   3130--
Higgins16   8222--

Waikato second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Williamsc IE Wyatt b Wilson2     
JW Moodyrun out19     
PR Bullc BO Child b EL Child37     
DB Clarkerun out8     
N Eastrun out0     
JAC Knowlesc Munro b EL Child17     
*+EC Petriest Munro b EL Child4     
N Punanot out18     
DJ Graylbw b EL Child0     
BB Higginsst Munro b EL Child8     
MP Rodgersrun out5     
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 4 nb)19
Total(all out, 172 minutes, 54.3 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Williams), 2-66 (Bull), 3-66 (Moody), 4-67 (East), 5-94 (Clarke), 6-95 (Knowles), 7-110 (Petrie), 8-110 (Gray), 9-118 (Higgins), 10-137 (Rodgers, 54.3 ov)
Northland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson10   0291--
Pearson15   4250--
EL Child22.36415--
Vipond7   0230--

--> Northland first innings: 50 in 79 minutes
--> Northland first innings: 100 in 180 minutes
--> Waikato first innings: 100 in 175 minutes
--> Waikato second innings: 100 in 110 minutes
--> S Munro (2) 50 in 210 minutes with 1 four

Rain delayed the start of the match until 2.35pm on the first day
The rain returned during the afternoon tea break causing a delay of a further hour meaning only 140 minutes play was possible on the first day
Waikato had 180 minutes to score 170 for the outright win but were dismissed 8 minutes before play was due to end