Nelson v Ashburton County
Hawke Cup 1962/63 (Challenge Match)
VenueTrafalgar Park, Nelson on 22nd, 23rd, 25th February 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultNelson won by an innings and 78 runs
UmpiresLED Rosie, JR Upton
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2Ashburton County (2) 95/6 (Isherwood 3*, Robertson 13*)

Ashburton County first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BE Tuttyb IR Hampton20     
LJ Piercelbw b Spence28     
HJ Cullenb Spence0     
RJM Blakelyc Leggat b IR Hampton0     
*SW Goodwinc Leggat b Spence2     
+BP Isherwoodb Baker12     
PC Nicollb Spence0     
CJT Robertsonc Carey b Spence14     
GF McCormickc Potts b Spence6     
RP Lindsayb Baker0     
RF Millichampnot out0     
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 65.3 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-49, 3-50, 4-50, 5-59, 6-59, 7-73, 8-79, 9-79, 10-85 (65.3 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Potts6   460--
BL Hampton5   2110--
Carey8   2140--
Baker19   6312--
IR Hampton8   552--

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Readelbw b McCormick21     
GE Lowansc Tutty b Nicoll41     
BE Congdonc Blakely b McCormick90  8- 
BL Hamptonb Nicoll109  8- 
+IB Leggatc Lindsay b McCormick34 205- 
PA Newmanb McCormick0     
IR Hamptonc Robertson b Blakely26     
*DV Spencenot out1     
AB Careyb Nicoll6  -1 
KAW Bakerdid not bat      
EG Pottsdid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)19
Total(8 wickets, declared, 102 overs)347
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Reade), 2-83 (Lowans), 3-219 (Congdon), 4-265 (Leggat), 5-267 (Newman), 6-335 (BL Hampton), 7-335 (IR Hampton), 8-347 (Carey, 102 ov)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick31   41024--
Millichamp24   4810--
Blakely16   1551--
Goodwin6   2140--
Nicoll18   5543--
Lindsay7   0220--

Ashburton County second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BE Tuttyb IR Hampton23     
LJ Pierceb Potts10     
HJ Cullenb Potts0     
RJM Blakelyb Spence14     
*SW Goodwinb IR Hampton17     
+BP Isherwoodb Carey8     
PC Nicollb Spence5     
CJT Robertsonc Spence b Newman63 859- 
GF McCormickc Leggat b Potts1     
RP Lindsayb Lowans21     
RF Millichampnot out3     
Extras(11 b, 3 lb, 5 nb)19
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Pierce), 2-21 (Cullen), 3-52, 4-56, 5-75, 6-80, 7-122, 8-123, 9-175, 10-184 (82.5 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Potts17   5393--
Carey7   3251--
Baker7   4120--
Spence23   12392--
IR Hampton12   5222--
Newman9   4161--
Reade3   130--
Congdon2   130--

BE Congdon and BL Hampton added 136 for the third wicket in the Nelson first innings
Rain delayed the start of the match on the first day until 2.25pm
The match concluded at 11.20am on the third day