Wairarapa v Marlborough
Hawke Cup 1951/52 (Elimination Match)
VenuePark Oval, Masterton on 14th, 15th, 17th December 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarlborough won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarlborough won by 72 runs
UmpiresGG Coleman, LD Foote
Close of play day 1Wairarapa (1) 13/2 (Masters 7*, Smith 1*; 16 overs)
Close of play day 2Marlborough (2) 4/1 (Barnett ?*, Fraser ?*)

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Priceb Chapple18     
JR Barnettrun out (Whiting)29 202   
*AJ Nealc and b Whiting66  7- 
AJ McGuirelbw b Chapple21     
G Thorpec Cruickshank b Chapple0     
RB Neallbw b Cruickshank8     
DP Hastilowc Perry b Cruickshank4     
+GH Bonsallb Chapple13     
B Fisherc Perry b Cruickshank8     
D Frasernot out7     
TR Nealb Cruickshank0     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(all out, 235 minutes, 79.1 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Price), 2-108 (AJ Neal), 3-137 (McGuire), 4-137 (Thorpe), 5-150, 6-154, 7-161, 8-171, 9-179, 10-185 (79.1 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibbs12   2200-1
Chapple21   7414--
Masters5   1180--
Whiting17   4291--

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HH Whitingc Fraser b AJ Neal1     
CN O'Kaneb TR Neal4     
EGA Mastersc Hastilow b TR Neal64     
OAC Smithc Price b RB Neal20     
*ME Chapplec and b McGuire2     
BW Hensonb RB Neal5     
O Hensonlbw b TR Neal8     
NH Farrarnot out15     
+WW Perryc AJ Neal b RB Neal9     
A Cruickshankrun out0     
CN Gibbsb AJ Neal3     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 67.4 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Whiting), 2-5 (O'Kane), 3-73 (Smith), 4-80 (Chapple), 5-99 (BW Henson), 6-104 (Masters), 7-117 (O Henson), 8-131 (Perry), 9-131 (Cruickshank), 10-139 (Gibbs, 67.4 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TR Neal24   10453-1
AJ Neal13.45282--
Fraser6   3120--
RB Neal15   6253--
McGuire9   2211--

Marlborough second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Barnettc Whiting b Chapple2     
G Pricec Whiting b Cruickshank0     
D Fraserb Masters16     
*AJ Neallbw b Chapple0     
G Thorpeb Cruickshank5     
AJ McGuirest +O Henson b Whiting83  6- 
RB Nealb Gibbs38     
DP Hastilowc +O Henson b Chapple17     
B Fisherc Perry b Whiting7     
+GH Bonsalllbw b Whiting6     
TR Nealnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 59.1 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Price), 2-7 (Barnett), 3-13 (AJ Neal), 4-18 (Thorpe), 5-52 (Fraser), 6-142 (RB Neal), 7-150 (McGuire), 8-160 (Fisher), 9-178 (Bonsall), 10-178 (Hastilow, 59.1 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cruickshank19   3532--
Whiting12   2483--
Gibbs6   1191--
Masters7   1221--

Wairarapa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HH Whitinglbw b AJ Neal5     
NH Farrarc Fisher b RB Neal43  5- 
EGA Mastersb AJ Neal23 1202- 
*ME Chapplelbw b AJ Neal1     
CN O'Kanerun out0     
BW Hensonb AJ Neal011-- 
O Hensonlbw b AJ Neal011-- 
A Cruickshankc Thorpe b TR Neal50  21 
+WW Perryc Price b RB Neal2     
OAC Smithnot out9     
CN Gibbsb TR Neal1     
Extras(11 b, 7 lb)18
Total(all out, 60.3 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Whiting), 2-60 (Farrar), 3-61 (Chapple), 4-77 (O'Kane), 5-77 (BW Henson), 6-77 (O Henson), 7-92 (Masters), 8-119 (Perry), 9-149 (Cruickshank), 10-152 (Gibbs, 60.3 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TR Neal14.32512--
AJ Neal28   9445--
RB Neal17   3372--
McGuire1   020--

--> A Cruickshank (2) 50 in 35 minutes with 2 fours and 1 six

Showers delayed the start of the match until 1.30pm on the first day
Rain interrupted play on both the first and second days
O Henson kept wicket in the Marlborough second innings
Wairarapa had 265 minutes to score the 225 runs needed to win the match outright and earn the right to challenge for the Hawke Cup