Waikato v Manawatu
Hawke Cup 1956/57 (Challenge Match)
VenueSeddon Park, Hamilton on 1st, 2nd, 4th March 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossManawatu won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWaikato won by 9 wickets
UmpiresN Hunt, HD Pooley
Close of play day 1Waikato (1) 148/1 (Everest 95*, Puna 3*)
Close of play day 2Manawatu (2) 4/0 (Donald 4*, Biss 0*)

Manawatu first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Donaldc Petrie b Puna25     
DT Bissb DB Clarke9     
DW Bowdenc Petrie b DB Clarke24     
BA Turnerc Irving b Higgins26     
+IA Colquhounb DB Clarke13     
*JA Ongleyb Hoskin26     
DD Beardc Petrie b DB Clarke39     
NG Reidc Puna b Hoskin4     
RK Adcockc Everest b Puna1     
DR Tarrantc Petrie b DB Clarke1     
C Wrightnot out1     
Extras(4 b, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 224 minutes, 71.2 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Biss), 2-52 (Donald), 3-78 (Bowden), 4-91 (Turner), 5-120 (Ongley), 6-134 (Reid), 7-137 (Adcock), 8-172, 9-174, 10-175 (71.2 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DB Clarke20.27495--
Hoskin12   3252--
Puna22   4442--
Procter7   2150--
Higgins7   0311--
Keeley3   250--

Waikato first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JK Everestb Reid264 485271 
+EC Petrielbw b Tarrant44     
N Punac Colquhoun b Beard8     
DJ Grayb Reid1     
JD Irvingb Reid0     
DS Clarkeb Tarrant17     
RN Procterb Tarrant8     
DB Clarkeb Tarrant5     
BB Higginsb Reid21     
RJ Keeleynot out27 145   
DC Hoskinb Tarrant9     
Extras(10 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)21
Total(all out, 198.4 overs)425
Fall of wickets:
1-140 (Petrie), 2-165 (Puna), 3-172 (Gray), 4-172 (Irving), 5-231 (DS Clarke), 6-241 (Procter), 7-247 (DB Clarke), 8-306 (Higgins), 9-407 (Everest), 10-425 (Hoskin, 198.4 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Beard67   31861--
Wright21   4340--
Reid44   16904--
Biss4   1110--
Adcock28   8740--

Manawatu second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Donaldb Puna34     
DT Bissc Higgins b Puna45     
DW Bowdenlbw b Hoskin46     
BA Turnerc Everest b DB Clarke16     
+IA Colquhounc Hoskin b Puna28     
*JA Ongleyb DB Clarke6     
DD Beardc Petrie b Higgins16     
NG Reidc Everest b Puna22     
RK Adcockc Irving b DB Clarke31     
DR Tarrantb Puna8     
C Wrightnot out0     
Extras(7 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 109.2 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-51 (Donald), 2-88 (Biss), 3-129 (Turner), 4-157 (Bowden), 5-171 (Ongley), 6-189 (Beard), 7-202 (Colquhoun), 8-253, 9-261, 10-268 (109.2 ov)
Waikato bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DB Clarke32   3853--
Hoskin20   9171--
Procter10   3370--
Higgins8   1221--

Waikato second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Clarkenot out2     
RJ Keeleyb Bowden7     
BB Higginsnot out2     
*JK Everestdid not bat      
+EC Petriedid not bat      
N Punadid not bat      
DJ Graydid not bat      
JD Irvingdid not bat      
RN Procterdid not bat      
DB Clarkedid not bat      
DC Hoskindid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(1 wicket, 10 overs)19
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Keeley)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tarrant1   050--
Wright1   030--
Colquhoun4   220--
Bowden4   311--

--> JK Everest (1) 100 in 166 minutes
--> JK Everest (1) 150 in 292 minutes
--> JK Everest (1) 200 in 408 minutes
--> IA Colquhoun retired hurt in the Manawatu first innings having scored 0 (team score 78/3) - he returned when the score was 137/7

JK Everest and EC Petrie put on 140 for the first wicket in the Waikato first innings
JK Everest and RJ Keeley added 101 for the ninth wicket in the Waikato first innings
In the Manawatu first innings IA Colquhoun was hit in the face by the first ball he received from DB Clarke which caused him to retire hurt with a broken nose