Taranaki v Rangitikei
Hawke Cup 1946/47 (Elimination Match)
VenuePukekura Park, New Plymouth on 27th, 28th, 29th December 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossRangitikei won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Taranaki won on first innings)
UmpiresRA Grace, CW Moore
Close of play day 1Taranaki (1) 114/5 (Ridland 41*, Broughton 0*)
Close of play day 2Rangitikei (2) 152/4 (PJ Marshall 84*, Cameron ?*)

Rangitikei first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJ Marshallb Autridge011-- 
M Wysockilbw b Autridge15     
N Ashendenrun out (Leighton->Barker)27 45-- 
AB Marshallb Ridland12     
FL Baileyb SH Betts25     
*DA Cameronlbw b Autridge0     
SE Finneyrun out (Autridge->Ridland)12     
S Turnerb Meuli45     
+MM Marshallst Barker b Ridland3     
JH Arkwrightst Barker b Meuli9     
I Dicksonnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(all out, 65.4 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (PJ Marshall, 0.1 ov), 2-37 (Ashenden), 3-54 (AB Marshall), 4-87 (Wysocki), 5-87 (Cameron), 6-87 (Bailey), 7-117 (Finney), 8-123 (MM Marshall), 9-142 (Arkwright), 10-162 (Turner, 65.4 ov)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Autridge20   12133--
SH Betts14   7271--
Harris12   2460--
Ridland13   2292--

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RN Leightonc Finney b Turner0     
+WH Barkerb Finney26     
*SH Bettsc MM Marshall b Turner9     
R Simpsonb Ashenden27     
JD Ridlandst MM Marshall b Ashenden72 17510- 
VC Bettsc Bailey b Arkwright5     
WT Broughtonrun out (Dickson->MM Marshall)27     
JL Meulib Arkwright29     
HE Johnslbw b Arkwright19     
NJK Autridgeb Turner28     
RT Harrisnot out7     
Extras(15 b, 4 lb)19
Total(all out, 127.4 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Leighton), 2-35 (Barker), 3-35 (SH Betts), 4-97 (Simpson), 5-112 (VC Betts), 6-176 (Broughton), 7-180 (Ridland), 8-222 (Meuli), 9-255 (Autridge), 10-268 (Johns, 127.4 ov)
Rangitikei bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashenden20   7322--
Turner42   14913--
Finney35   15511--
Dickson20   6410--

Rangitikei second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJ Marshallb Harris100     
M Wysockib Ridland2     
N Ashendenb Ridland8     
AB Marshallb Meuli9     
FL Baileyc Broughton b Autridge21     
*DA Cameronlbw b SH Betts21     
SE Finneyst +Leighton b Harris15     
+MM Marshallb Autridge2     
S Turnernot out14     
JH Arkwrightnot out4     
I Dicksondid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(8 wickets, 81 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Wysocki), 2-18 (Ashenden), 3-47 (AB Marshall), 4-79 (Bailey), 5-160 (Cameron), 6-183 (PJ Marshall), 7-183 (Finney), 8-197 (MM Marshall)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Autridge17   4422--
SH Betts18   9231--
Harris13   1312--
Ridland20   6402--
Meuli11   1391--
VC Betts2   0210--

--> Rangitikei first innings: 50 in 66 minutes
--> Rangitikei first innings: 100 in 159 minutes
--> Taranaki first innings: 50 in 65 minutes
--> Taranaki first innings: 150 in 195 minutes
--> Taranaki first innings: 200 in 250 minutes
--> JD Ridland (1) 50 in 97 minutes
--> PJ Marshall (2) 100 in 227 minutes

A light shower fell shortly after the start of play on the third day and after a few more showers the rain set in forcing the players from the field at 11.57am and no further play was possible
12th Man: GE Beatty (Taranaki)
Taranaki debuts: HE Johns and RN Leighton