Wairarapa v Hawke's Bay
Other matches in New Zealand 1938/39
VenuePark Oval, Masterton on 26th, 27th December 1938 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWairarapa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresFEA Dohnt, EF Renner
Close of play day 1Hawke's Bay (1) 24/0 (Geddis 18*, Robinson 4*)

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Petersonb Mahony36  5- 
G Lambournst Northe b Johnson6     
GV Greerrun out48  62 
*JE Tierlbw b Mahony0     
AS McWhinniec Sherratt b Johnson16     
R O'Callaghanst Northe b Proctor0     
NR Hoarc Mahony b Johnson18  1- 
RB Hendrylbw b Mahony3     
SL Jenkinsnot out13  2- 
FR Hoarc Johnson b Proctor14  2- 
F Poolb Ellis4     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 45.5 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Lambourn), 2-56 (Peterson), 3-64 (Tier), 4-102 (McWhinnie), 5-103 (O'Callaghan), 6-128 (Greer), 7-134 (Hendry), 8-144 (NR Hoar), 9-161 (FR Hoar), 10-166 (Pool, 45.5 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Parker3   0110--
Johnson12   2393--
Mahony7   1383--
Proctor8   1202--
Sherratt2   060--
Dean3   0120--

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Geddislbw b Pool71     
E Robinsonb FR Hoar7     
JEG Stevensonb Greer18     
H Johnsonlbw b NR Hoar14     
HE Ellisc O'Callaghan b FR Hoar9     
ST Mahonyb FR Hoar5     
WJ Sherrattc NR Hoar b Jenkins4     
AE Deanb Pool17     
+FS Northec Pool b NR Hoar1     
I Proctornot out4     
R Parkerb NR Hoar1     
Extras(13 b, 3 lb)16
Total(all out, 45.3 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Robinson), 2-61 (Stevenson), 3-89 (Johnson), 4-104 (Ellis), 5-119 (Mahony), 6-124 (Sherratt), 7-157 (Dean), 8-160 (Northe), 9-166 (Geddis), 10-167 (Parker, 45.3 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pool11   0352--
NR Hoar11.30253--
O'Callaghan2   060--
FR Hoar12   0373--
Greer6   0261--
Jenkins3   0221--

Wairarapa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Petersonc Johnson b Proctor72     
G Lambournst Northe b Johnson3     
GV Greerc Northe b Proctor15     
*JE Tierc Ellis b Mahony7     
AS McWhinnieb Johnson4     
R O'Callaghanc Sherratt b Johnson2     
NR Hoarnot out37     
RB Hendryb Johnson3     
SL Jenkinsc Northe b Proctor8     
FR Hoarnot out7     
F Pooldid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)15
Total(8 wickets, declared, 36 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Lambourn), 2-66 (Greer), 3-87 (Tier), 4-101 (McWhinnie), 5-109 (O'Callaghan), 6-120 (Peterson), 7-125 (Hendry), 8-149 (Jenkins)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Parker2   0200--
Ellis4   0210--
Johnson11   2414--
Mahony4   0241--
Proctor11   2393--
Dean4   0130--

Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Geddisretired hurt31     
JEG Stevensonlbw b Pool10     
E Robinsonlbw b Pool0     
AE Deannot out41     
HE Ellisb FR Hoar10     
ST Mahonyb FR Hoar2     
H Johnsonnot out6     
WJ Sherrattdid not bat      
+FS Northedid not bat      
I Proctordid not bat      
R Parkerdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(4 wickets, 23 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Stevenson), 2-17 (Robinson), 3-71 (Ellis), 4-80 (Mahony)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pool7   0242--
NR Hoar6   0280--
O'Callaghan2   0130--
FR Hoar3   092--
Greer2   0140--
Jenkins2   0100--
Hendry1   020--

--> G Geddis retired hurt in the Hawke's Bay second innings having scored 31 (team had lost 2 wickets)

Wet weather delayed the start of the game until 2pm on the first day
Hawke's Bay were left with 90 minutes to score 172 for the outright win