Marlborough v Motueka
Other matches in New Zealand 1976/77
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 12th, 13th February 1977 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMotueka won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn (Marlborough won on first innings)
Close of play day 1

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Catleyc Cederman b Mantell2     
GR Nealc Bowers b Baker54     
AJ Hillc McLean b Aberhart15     
*DW Nealc Curtain b Aberhart2     
CR Andersonb Baker98     
+JR Bowerslbw b Pierce20     
JJ Cunliffest McLean b Baker6     
DC Aberhartnot out21     
AT Sowmanlbw b Baker11     
RI Thomasb Baker13     
G Davisc McLean b Pierce0     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)15
Total(all out, 91.3 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Catley), 2-44 (Hill), 3-49 (DW Neal), 4-89 (GR Neal), 5-189 (Bowers), 6-196 (Cunliffe), 7-213 (Anderson), 8-229 (Sowman), 9-257 (Thomas), 10-257 (Davis, 91.3 ov)
Motueka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mantell19   3611--
Aberhart15   2532--
Baker32   10605--
Curtain4   1140--

Motueka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Cedermanc Bowers b Thomas13     
R Bartlettlbw b Davis0     
RA Pierceb Thomas34     
PF Bowersc Sowman b Aberhart11     
DN Burrowsc and b Sowman7     
M Burrowsc Cunliffe b Aberhart1     
+A McLeanc Bowers b Aberhart5     
*KAW Bakerc Bowers b Thomas4     
W Curtainc Catley b Thomas8     
WM Aberhartb Davis12     
KC Mantellnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 10 nb, 2 w)20
Total(all out, 43.5 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Bartlett), 2-32 (Cederman), 3-55, 4-59, 5-73, 6-80, 7-88, 8-101, 9-111, 10-115 (43.5 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomas19   6364--
Aberhart8   1163--
Sowman6   3131--

Motueka second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
R Bartlettc Bowers b Davis11     
B Cedermanc DW Neal b Thomas16     
RA Piercec DW Neal b Thomas12     
PF Bowersc and b DW Neal56     
M Burrowsnot out25     
DN Burrowsdid not bat      
+A McLeandid not bat      
*KAW Bakerdid not bat      
W Curtaindid not bat      
WM Aberhartdid not bat      
KC Mantelldid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 1 w)14
Total(4 wickets, 32.4 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-42, 3-43, 4-134 (32.4 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davis8   0341--
Thomas4   132--
Aberhart4   0120--
Sowman9   0410--
Hill3   0130--
Cunliffe4   0110--
DW Neal0.4061--

--> Bowling in the Marlborough first innings adds 3 runs under
--> DN Burrows retired hurt in the Motueka first innings - he returned when the score was 0/8

CR Anderson and JR Bowers added 100 in 154 minutes for the fifth wicket in the Marlborough first innings
DN Burrows received a nasty blow on the hand by a lifting ball from G Davis in the Motueka first innings and was forced to retire hurt but was able to resume his innings batting one-handed
Marlborough retained the Newman Shield