Poverty Bay v Hawke's Bay
Other matches in New Zealand 1968/69
VenueWairoa Domain, Wairoa on 23rd, 24th November 1968 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultHawke's Bay won by 62 runs
Close of play day 1Poverty Bay (1) 103/8 (Heikell ?*)

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJC Couttslbw b Atkins21     
SJ Cushingb Atkins12     
DF Selbyc Heikell b Atkins8     
MJF Shrimptonc Heikell b Kennedy25     
*RG Smallc Heikell b Kirkham1  -- 
LJ Hepburnc Heikell b Atkins19     
+RM Schofieldc and b Carswell68 1234- 
BDM Furlongc Kennedy b Carswell19     
PD O'Shaughnessynot out20     
DD Dinec and b Carswell21     
JH Howellb Carswell0  -- 
Total(all out, 69 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Cushing), 2-44 (Selby), 3-53 (Coutts), 4-63 (Small), 5-83 (Hepburn), 6-102 (Shrimpton), 7-173 (Furlong), 8-192 (Schofield), 9-228 (Dine), 10-232 (Howell, 69 ov)
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haynes13   0420--
Atkins16   4414--
Kirkham14   3471--
Kennedy11   0411--
Carswell13   5304--
Adams2   0130--

Poverty Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SW Veitchlbw b Howell10     
D Gilbertc Furlong b Howell7     
PJ Malconb O'Shaughnessy8     
RD Carswellb Dine12     
KD Kennedyb Howell2  -- 
WK Mabeyc Schofield b Howell7     
BW Atkinsb Dine21     
RE Hayneslbw b Shrimpton8     
+JM Heikellc Shrimpton b Furlong22     
CH Kirkhamc Selby b Furlong6     
J Adamsnot out0  -- 
Total(all out, 39.5 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-26, 3-26, 4-28, 5-47, 6-51, 7-74, 8-103, 9-111, 10-116 (39.5 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Howell12   0494--
O'Shaughnessy6   271--
Dine8   1282--
Shrimpton4   191--
Hepburn1   100--

Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJC Couttsc Heikell b Carswell27     
SJ Cushingb Atkins7     
DF Selbyc Kennedy b Atkins11     
LJ Hepburnc Mabey b Carswell8     
JH Howelllbw b Atkins27     
*RG Smalllbw b Kirkham10     
MJF Shrimptonnot out6     
+RM Schofielddid not bat      
BDM Furlongdid not bat      
PD O'Shaughnessydid not bat      
DD Dinedid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, declared, 24 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Cushing), 2-35 (Selby), 3-52, 4-58, 5-88, 6-103 (24 ov)
Poverty Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haynes7   2280--
Atkins10   2373--
Carswell5   0252--
Kirkham2   061--

Poverty Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SW Veitchb Howell5   - 
PJ Malconst Schofield b Shrimpton25     
WK Mabeyst Schofield b Shrimpton62 469- 
RD Carswellrun out9     
BW Atkinsb Furlong0  -- 
+JM Heikellst Schofield b Shrimpton2  -- 
RE Haynesc Dine b Shrimpton19     
D Gilbertc Coutts b Howell3  -- 
KD Kennedyb Howell7     
CH Kirkhamc Furlong b Shrimpton12     
J Adamsnot out0  -- 
Total(all out, 36 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Veitch), 2-88 (Mabey), 3-?, 4-109, 5-110, 6-113, 7-137, 8-140, 9-147, 10-157 (36 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Howell8   1283--
O'Shaughnessy4   0170--
Shrimpton14   1605--
Furlong10   0391--

--> Poverty Bay second innings: 50 in 35 minutes
--> WK Mabey (2) 50 in 38 minutes

The start of play on the second day was delayed until 12.30pm due to water leaking under the covers from the overnight rain
Poverty Bay were given 160 minutes to score 220 for the outright win
Hawke's Bay retained the Kirk Cup