Nelson v Thames Valley
Hawke Cup 1961/62 (Challenge Match)
VenueTrafalgar Park, Nelson on 25th, 26th, 27th December 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultNelson won by an innings and 159 runs
UmpiresLC Quinton, JR Upton
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Thames Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*TE Shawrun out8 12-- 
GM Tarrc Wilson b Baker28     
CTM Beachc Leggat b Baker26     
GD Alabasterc Wilson b Leggat0     
JAC Knowlesb Baker0     
JW Collinsc and b Baker0     
MJ Cotterlbw b Spence9     
DD Beardc Wilson b Baker51 10742 
KR Edwardsc and b Baker12     
BHH Hallettc Carey b Baker1     
+AE Howleynot out0     
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(all out, 82.1 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Shaw), 2-66, 3-67, 4-67, 5-67, 6-67, 7-109, 8-139, 9-141, 10-142 (82.1 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Leggat22   8371--
Leeds12   6200--
BL Hampton10   2230--
Carey4   170--
Spence8   3221--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Readelbw b Hallett60 1237- 
GE Lowanslbw b Alabaster22 73   
BE Congdonb Beard48 946- 
+RD Wilsonc Tarr b Knowles0     
IB Leggatrun out114 180131 
*DV Spencec sub (RJ Kilpin) b Knowles30     
BL Hamptonb Beard13     
IR Hamptonlbw b Beard26     
KAW Bakerc Knowles b Alabaster8     
AB Careynot out57 5942 
RCT Leedsc Collins b Edwards27 57   
Extras(8 b, 12 lb)20
Total(all out, 163.5 overs)425
Fall of wickets:
1-65 (Lowans), 2-113 (Reade), 3-117 (Wilson), 4-164 (Congdon), 5-265 (Spence), 6-296 (Leggat), 7-315, 8-338, 9-338, 10-425 (163.5 ov)
Thames Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hallett10   3211--
Beard53   211013--
Knowles25   5812--
Alabaster61   131442--
Shaw7   1260--

Thames Valley second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*TE Shawb BL Hampton6     
GM Tarrc Wilson b Spence38 125   
CTM Beachc IR Hampton b BL Hampton4     
GD Alabasterb Leeds2     
JAC Knowlesrun out26     
JW Collinsb Baker16     
MJ Cotternot out15     
DD Beardc Congdon b Baker1     
KR Edwardsb Spence5     
BHH Hallettb Spence0     
+AE Howleyc and b Spence1     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 57 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Shaw), 2-21 (Beach), 3-28 (Alabaster), 4-78 (Knowles), 5-94 (Collins), 6-104 (Tarr), 7-105, 8-110, 9-114, 10-124 (57 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Leggat9   5140--
Leeds10   2311--
BL Hampton13   8132--
Baker15   5312--
Spence10   3254--

The start was delayed on the first day until 1pm
In Nelson's second innings, Carey's innings included a 5