Wairarapa v Hawke's Bay
Other matches in New Zealand 1975/76
VenueQueen Elizabeth Park, Masterton on 27th, 28th March 1976 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossHawke's Bay won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Hawke's Bay (1) 111/3 (Poulgrain 46*, Plested 9*; 25 overs)

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DH Paytonc Poulgrain b Ellis32 65   
AW Shortb Morland41 5571 
PJ Hollandc and b O'Sullivan28     
MA Fisherb Cox42 8971 
RD Garnerlbw b Cox4     
GA Bunnyc Foote b Cox9     
SJ Elliottc Bevin b O'Sullivan23     
+MJ Fisherlbw b O'Sullivan14     
DJS Crispb O'Sullivan32     
GP Johnsonst Foote b O'Sullivan1     
J MacDonaldnot out4     
Extras(11 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-70 (Short), 2-80 (Payton), 3-147 (MA Fisher), 4-151 (Garner), 5-171 (Holland), 6-171 (Bunny), 7-208, 8-223, 9-240, 10-249 (49.5 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cox13   2753--
Steel3   0340--
Ellis6   0291--
Morland12   5451--

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DM Morlandb Johnson16     
GF Bevinrun out (MA Fisher)23     
DK Poulgrainnot out46  8- 
RD Coxb Short10     
MC Plestednot out9     
+BF Footedid not bat      
RH Ellisdid not bat      
G Steeldid not bat      
DR O'Sullivandid not bat      
DG Maakadid not bat      
R Robertsondid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 25 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-53, 3-90
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnson7   0251--
Elliott5   1250--
Short7   0321--
Crisp2   0140--
MacDonald4   180--

--> There was no play on the final day.

Rain prevented any play on the second day