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 1Nelson (1) 27/0 (Reade ?*, Lowans ?*)
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 Baker011-- 
RF Millichampnot out0  -- 
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 65.3 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-49 (Tutty), 2-49 (Pierce), 3-50 (Cullen), 4-50 (Blakely), 5-59 (Goodwin), 6-59 (Nicoll), 7-73 (Robertson), 8-79 (Isherwood), 9-79 (Lindsay), 10-85 (McCormick, 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 6-- 
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 Potts011-- 
RJM Blakelylbw b 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 (Blakely), 4-56 (Tutty), 5-75 (Goodwin), 6-80 (Nicoll), 7-122 (Isherwood), 8-123 (McCormick), 9-175 (Robertson), 10-184 (Lindsay, 82.5 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Potts17   5393--
Carey7   3251--
Baker7   4120--
Spence23   12392--
IR Hampton12   5222--
Newman9   4161--
Reade3   130--
Congdon2   130--

--> Nelson first innings: 100 in 108 minutes
--> Nelson first innings: 300 in 258 minutes

Rain delayed the start of the match until 2.25pm on the first day
LJ Pierce was adjudged lbw when on 21 in the Ashburton County first innings but was unhappy with the decision because he had apparently edged the ball on to his pads which the Nelson captain, DV Spence, agreed with so sportingly called him back
BE Congdon and BL Hampton 100 partnership in 85 minutes for the third wicket in the Nelson first innings
BE Congdon and BL Hampton added 136 for the third wicket in the Nelson first innings
The match concluded at 11.20am on the third day