Hamilton v Taranaki
Other matches in New Zealand 1977/78
VenueSeddon Park, Hamilton on 30th, 31st October 1977 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossTaranaki won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Taranaki (1) 212/3 (Ormiston 98*, West 31*)

Taranaki first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Ormistonnot out102  10- 
ED Perrettc Jackson b Moran39  5- 
DJ Radfordst Jackson b Kuggeleijn11     
*DI Greenc [unknown] b Calland28  3- 
RL Westrun out31  2- 
JW Burttnot out7     
BC Richardsdid not bat      
PJ Eliasondid not bat      
+PM Blackbourndid not bat      
PR Stewartdid not bat      
AB Jordandid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, declared, 77 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-77 (Perrett), 2-107 (Radford), 3-160 (Green), 4-213 (West)
Hamilton bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davoren11   1450--
Moran13   0511--
KN Puna2   040--
Calland14   3411--
Kuggeleijn13   3321--
Hutchison23   8430--
A Puna1   020--

Hamilton first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Punac sub (G Kerr) b Jordan10     
BL Robertsc Burtt b Jordan29  2- 
*JM Parkerc Green b Stewart3  -- 
ADG Robertsb West92  92 
KN Punanot out26  2- 
CM Kuggeleijnnot out0  -- 
RW Hutchisondid not bat      
RJ Callanddid not bat      
A Davorendid not bat      
K Morandid not bat      
+JF Jacksondid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 49 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-? (A Puna), 2-28 (Parker), 3-94 (BL Roberts), 4-166 (ADG Roberts)
Taranaki bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jordan12   4312--
Stewart13   3341--
West12   2421--
Eliason6   1150--
Richards4   0210--
Green2   0170--

More than 2 hours of playing time was lost on the first day due to rain
In the Taranaki first innings DI Green was caught by Roberts but it is not known which Roberts took the catch
Rain again interrupted play on the second day causing the game to be abandoned without a first innings result being achieved
ADG Roberts scored 1 five in the Hamilton first innings
The Manager of the Taranaki team, Grant Kerr, fielded as a substitute for ED Perrett who had injured an ankle when batting on the first day