Wairarapa v Horowhenua
Other matches in New Zealand 1976/77
VenueQueen Elizabeth Park, Masterton on 6th, 7th November 1976 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWairarapa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Wairarapa (2) 48/2 (Holland ?*, MA Fisher ?*)

Wairarapa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DH Paytonb Smith51  91 
AW Shortc and b Hudson2     
PJ Hollandlbw b Hudson0     
MA Fisherb Hudson14     
DM Crombiec de Castro b Hudson8     
IR Snooknot out43  7- 
RN Wyliec Robinson b Hudson0     
+MJ Fisherc Lawton b Hudson8     
DW Bracewellc de Castro b Lawton4     
J MacDonaldb Smith5     
GP Johnsonc Jayasinha b Smith12     
Total(all out, 33.3 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Short), 2-17 (Holland), 3-61 (MA Fisher), 4-77, 5-86, 6-86, 7-101, 8-115, 9-132, 10-154 (33.3 ov)
Horowhenua bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hudson12   4466--
Hadfield2   0300--
Lawton4   191--
Jayasinha6   0210--

Horowhenua first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CP Jayasinhac MJ Fisher b Johnson8     
B Nettenc Short b Johnson0     
CK Lawtonlbw b Wylie24     
*GB de Castroc Payton b Johnson21     
M Naranlbw b Payton9     
LM Sciasciab Johnson34     
PN Hudsonc Payton b Wylie8     
RW Traskc Short b Johnson3     
K Smithc Snook b MacDonald5     
+A Robinsonst MJ Fisher b MacDonald1     
D Hadfieldnot out8     
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Netten), 2-23 (Jayasinha), 3-39 (Lawton), 4-60, 5-97, 6-108, 7-112, 8-125, 9-125, 10-135 (49.5 ov)
Wairarapa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnson18   2505--
Wylie10   2282--
Payton4   181--
Bracewell6   2170--

Wairarapa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DH Paytonc Hadfield b Hudson30     
AW Shortc Robinson b Hadfield9     
PJ Hollandnot out12     
MA Fisherb Trask38     
DM Crombiedid not bat      
IR Snookdid not bat      
RN Wyliedid not bat      
+MJ Fisherdid not bat      
DW Bracewelldid not bat      
J MacDonalddid not bat      
GP Johnsondid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 20.1 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Short), 2-48 (Payton), 3-96 (MA Fisher, 20.1 ov)
Horowhenua bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hudson7   1351--
Hadfield9   1381--
de Castro1   010--

--> Horowhenua first innings batting adds 1 run over

Rain interrupted play several times on the second day and the game was finally abandoned at 3.30pm