Hawke's Bay v West Coast (South Island)
Hawke Cup 1947/48 (Challenge Match)
VenueMcLean Park, Napier on 31st January, 2nd February 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultHawke's Bay won by 8 wickets
UmpiresWB Axford, TG Pedlow
Close of play day 1Hawke's Bay (1) 239/8 (Marsden ?*)

West Coast (South Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Peakerun out (Dean->Northe)10     
RH Donaldsonst Northe b Alexander20     
OJ Morrisb Alexander011-- 
WA Meateslbw b Mason17 52   
A Vaughanb Alexander1     
CD Dewarc and b Alexander4     
FW Pascoec Mason b TPL Reaney26     
+HMR Vernonc Mason b Dean0     
*LC Lindleyb Dean12     
AJ Abelsonnot out25     
R Leec and b Alexander0     
Extras(7 b, 5 lb)12
Total(all out, 52.5 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Peake), 2-32 (Morris), 3-35 (Donaldson), 4-37 (Vaughan), 5-43 (Dewar), 6-70 (Meates), 7-71 (Vernon), 8-89 (Lindley), 9-126 (Pascoe), 10-127 (Lee, 52.5 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mason13   5251--
TPL Reaney9   3241--
Hornibrook8   560--
HEI Reaney3   130--
Dean6   0322--

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HEI Reaneyc Dewar b Morris66 1163- 
JEG Stevensonlbw b Morris51  1- 
AE Deanst Vernon b Morris19     
GHF Newmanc Dewar b Lindley10     
*TPL Reaneyc and b Morris6     
GB Sageb Morris28     
EJ Hornibrookc Dewar b Vaughan15     
+FS Northeb Vaughan29     
M Marsdenb Abelson10     
RE Alexanderb Lindley8     
BR Masonnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(all out, 231 minutes, 86.5 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-118 (Stevenson), 2-133 (HEI Reaney), 3-149 (Dean), 4-155 (TPL Reaney), 5-157 (Newman), 6-184 (Hornibrook), 7-231 (Sage), 8-239 (Northe), 9-249 (Alexander), 10-251 (Marsden, 86.5 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee13   2300--
Lindley28   4832--
Dewar10   1260--
Morris17   1655--
Vaughan8   472--

West Coast (South Island) second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Peakec Mason b HEI Reaney11     
RH Donaldsonc Northe b Mason2     
WA Meatesc TPL Reaney b Hornibrook25     
FW Pascoeb Hornibrook13 46-- 
OJ Morrisb Mason8     
A Vaughanb TPL Reaney7     
CD Dewarc Dean b TPL Reaney21     
AJ Abelsonrun out (Marsden->Northe)13     
*LC Lindleyc Northe b TPL Reaney4     
+HMR Vernonnot out18     
R Leec Northe b Alexander7     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 59 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Donaldson), 2-16 (Peake), 3-55 (Meates), 4-56 (Pascoe), 5-70 (Morris), 6-76 (Vaughan), 7-96 (Abelson), 8-102 (Lindley), 9-121 (Dewar), 10-138 (Lee, 59 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mason17   3442--
TPL Reaney11   3173--
Hornibrook10   2122--
Alexander13   2461--
HEI Reaney8   1101--

Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJ Hornibrookb Abelson2     
BR Masonb Lindley1     
*TPL Reaneynot out8     
JEG Stevensonnot out4     
HEI Reaneydid not bat      
AE Deandid not bat      
GHF Newmandid not bat      
GB Sagedid not bat      
+FS Northedid not bat      
M Marsdendid not bat      
RE Alexanderdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 6 overs)15
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Mason), 2-8 (Hornibrook)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abelson3   061--
Lindley3   091--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> Day 1 Lunch: West Coast (South Island) (1) 85/7 (Pascoe 14*, Lindley 9*)
--> Day 2 Lunch: West Coast (South Island) (2) 70/4 (Morris 8*, Vaughan ?*)
--> West Coast (South Island) first innings: 50 in 76 minutes
--> Hawke's Bay first innings: 100 in 82 minutes
--> Hawke's Bay first innings: 200 in 197 minutes
--> West Coast (South Island) second innings: 50 in 71 minutes
--> West Coast (South Island) second innings: 100 in 145 minutes

HEI Reaney and JEG Stevenson put on 118 for the first wicket in the Hawke's Bay first innings
The match finished at 3.32pm on the second day