Nelson v Ashburton County
Hawke Cup 1961/62 (Challenge Match)
VenueTrafalgar Park, Nelson on 30th December 1961, 1st, 2nd January 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresLC Quinton, RP Tindale
Close of play day 1Ashburton County (1) 253/8 (McCormick 23*, Zouch 7*; 119 overs)
Close of play day 2No play

Ashburton County first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EG Wainscottlbw b Stephens0     
+IJ Griffithslbw b Stephens4     
RG Hortinb Potts7     
HJ Cullenrun out58 110101 
CR Pricec Potts b Carey41 1546- 
SW Goodwinc Black b Potts46     
LJ Piercelbw b Carey23     
LB Glanvillec Leeds b Baker11     
GF McCormicknot out23     
*PL Zouchnot out7     
RF Millichampdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 24 lb, 3 nb)33
Total(8 wickets, declared, 119 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-12, 3-18, 4-102, 5-129, 6-174, 7-204, 8-211
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Potts25   10432--
Stephens34   12792--
Hampton4   0110--
Baker18   9241--
Leeds3   190--
Carey35   12542--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MT Hendersonnot out30     
+RD Wilsonc Griffiths b McCormick3     
BE Jewelllbw b Price10     
IR Hamptonc Griffiths b Millichamp39     
JE Blacklbw b Zouch1     
KAW Bakernot out0     
TG Newmandid not bat      
AB Careydid not bat      
RCT Leedsdid not bat      
FW Stephensdid not bat      
EG Pottsdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 nb)8
Total(4 wickets, 63 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Wilson), 2-20 (Jewell), 3-85 (Hampton), 4-88 (Black)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Millichamp19   7191--
McCormick10   3241--
Price10   481--
Zouch9   901--
Wainscott4   180--
Cullen3   0150--
Goodwin3   220--
Hortin5   370--

HJ Cullen and CR Price added 84 for the fourth wicket in the Ashburton County first innings
Rain prevented any play on the second day and when play resumed at 3pm on the third day it meant that Nelson only had to bat for 3 hours to draw the match and retain the Hawke Cup
Nelson had six players away playing for Central Districts