Wanganui v Hawke's Bay
Hawke Cup 1952/53 (Challenge Match)
VenueCook's Gardens, Wanganui on 13th, 14th February 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWanganui won by 4 wickets
UmpiresAC Ashford, HL Greig
Close of play day 1Wanganui (1) 62/6

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Canelbw b Cave8     
DV Spencerun out9     
NG Fulfordlbw b Cave0     
TPL Reaneylbw b Cave21     
*MF Tremlettc Willacy b Jones48     
RF Piercec Barnett b Bergersen7     
DE Brianb Bergersen0     
WAL Tottyrun out4     
DD Dinelbw b Bergersen1     
M Marsdenc Condliffe b Jones5     
RJ Blewdennot out2     
Extras(9 b)9
Total(all out, 63.4 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-15, 3-28, 4-44, 5-86, 6-86, 7-95, 8-98, 9-107, 10-114 (63.4 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cave18   9163--
Thomas11   4170--
Bergersen16   3403--
Brown3   170--

Wanganui first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Baronc Dine b Blewden0     
*RE Thomasc Reaney b Fulford10     
BL Jonesc Dine b Brian30     
JAA Bergersenb Fulford0     
DA Hamiltonc and b Blewden3     
+LW Condliffec Fulford b Spence10     
RE Brownlbw b Brian0     
HB Cavenot out12     
JR Barnettb Brian3     
EJ Urlichc Pierce b Blewden14     
BA Willacyc Cane b Spence4     
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 51 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-15, 3-15, 4-30, 5-47, 6-47, 7-62, 8-65, 9-83, 10-91 (51 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blewden13   4233--
Fulford6   1262--
Brian18   3203--
Totty2   020--
Spence12   4152--

Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JF Canec Cave b Thomas2     
DV Spencest Condliffe b Bergersen38     
NG Fulfordc Baron b Urlich11     
TPL Reaneyb Urlich21     
*MF Tremlettb Urlich6     
RF Piercelbw b Cave0     
DE Brianc and b Bergersen12     
WAL Tottyrun out1     
DD Dineb Brown7     
M Marsdenc Thomas b Urlich8     
RJ Blewdennot out1     
Extras(10 b, 2 lb)12
Total(all out, 55 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-119 (55 ov)
Wanganui bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cave12   6131--
Thomas8   4191--
Bergersen15   5262--
Brown4   171--
Urlich16   2424--

Wanganui second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Baronb Brian8     
*RE Thomasc Pierce b Brian1     
BL Jonesc Dine b Totty49     
JAA Bergersennot out2     
DA Hamiltonb Marsden4     
RE Brownlbw b Marsden21     
HB Caveb Blewden47     
JR Barnettnot out9     
+LW Condliffedid not bat      
EJ Urlichdid not bat      
BA Willacydid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(6 wickets, 45.1 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-14, 3-77, 4-122, 5-130, 6-134
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blewden16   7241--
Fulford3   0140--
Totty7   2381--
Dine2   0140--
Marsden2   0122--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.