Nelson v Hutt Valley
Hawke Cup 1964/65 (Challenge Match)
VenueTrafalgar Park, Nelson on 1st, 2nd, 4th January 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNelson won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Nelson won on first innings)
UmpiresBL Hurrell, TB Lowe
Close of play day 1Nelson (1) 243/8 (Spence 16*, Baker 41*)
Close of play day 2Nelson (2) 83/3 (Lowans 43*, Black 1*)

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Readec Therkleson b IW Smith10     
GE Lowansc Therkleson b O'Connell35 85   
GD Lanerun out (Mason)0     
BE Jewellrun out (Mason)41 172   
IB Leggatc Mason b McConnell43 57   
JE Blackc Therkleson b McConnell34     
GW Douglaslbw b McConnell4     
+RD Wilsonst Therkleson b O'Connell14     
*DV Spencec Mason b McConnell21     
KAW Bakerc Ogilvie b McConnell51 656- 
TG Newmannot out0     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 381 minutes, 158.2 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Reade), 2-32 (Lane), 3-46 (Lowans), 4-102 (Leggat), 5-153 (Jewell), 6-160 (Douglas), 7-181 (Wilson), 8-185 (Black), 9-254 (Baker), 10-258 (Spence, 158.2 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ebert14   2440--
IW Smith49   27691--
O'Connell47   21682--

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SA Claridgeb Leggat7     
GA Chandlerrun out7     
JE Ogilvielbw b Leggat5     
IR Masonc Lane b Newman26     
BD Smithlbw b Baker52 10761 
BN O'Connellc Wilson b Newman1     
JM Brosnahanrun out2     
+IJ Therklesonc and b Baker15     
RJ Ebertlbw b Leggat1     
*GT McConnellc Newman b Baker0     
IW Smithnot out4     
Extras(10 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)18
Total(all out, 205 minutes, 86.5 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-20, 3-32, 4-78, 5-84, 6-91, 7-130, 8-133, 9-133, 10-138 (86.5 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas16   10100--
Newman17   9232--
Leggat22   9323--
Spence7   2200--
Jewell1   030--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Readelbw b O'Connell29     
GE Lowansc IW Smith b McConnell93 3675- 
GD Laneb O'Connell7     
BE Jewellb IW Smith1     
JE Blackc BD Smith b Brosnahan12     
IB Leggatb McConnell2     
GW Douglasb McConnell3     
+RD Wilsonc Therkleson b McConnell0     
*DV Spencec BD Smith b McConnell49 160   
KAW Bakerc O'Connell b McConnell22     
TG Newmannot out0     
Extras(9 b, 6 lb, 5 nb)20
Total(all out, 391 minutes, 164.2 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-54 (Reade), 2-74 (Lane), 3-82 (Jewell), 4-96 (Black), 5-102 (Leggat), 6-113 (Douglas), 7-113 (Wilson), 8-206 (Lowans), 9-229, 10-238 (164.2 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
IW Smith47   23581--
O'Connell34   19342--
Brosnahan12   4191--
BD Smith3   180--

Hutt Valley second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SA Claridgeb Newman1     
GA Chandlerc Douglas b Spence26     
JE Ogilvieb Douglas16     
IR Masonst Wilson b Baker82 847- 
BD Smithc Reade b Leggat53 4941 
JM Brosnahanrun out11     
+IJ Therklesonc and b Leggat14     
IW Smithnot out6     
BN O'Connellb Baker2     
*GT McConnellnot out1     
RJ Ebertdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)10
Total(8 wickets, 136 minutes, 57 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Claridge), 2-34 (Ogilvie), 3-58 (Chandler), 4-161 (BD Smith), 5-193 (Mason), 6-201 (Brosnahan), 7-216 (Therkleson), 8-220 (O'Connell)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas13   1531--
Newman4   0181--
Leggat19   0622--
Spence9   0301--
Jewell2   0160--
Baker9   2312--
Reade1   020--

--> Nelson first innings: 200 in 305 minutes
--> Hutt Valley second innings: 100 in 72 minutes
--> Hutt Valley second innings: 200 in 121 minutes

The start of the match was delayed 45 minutes due to Hutt Valley arriving shortly after 10am after flying in on the first morning
RJ Ebert tore ligaments in his side on the first day and was unable to bowl again in the match
Hutt Valley had the impossible task of scoring 359 in 166 minutes to win the Hawke Cup with the match being called off without the optional extra 30 minutes being claimed
IR Mason and BD Smith added 103 in 49 minutes for the fourth wicket in the Hutt Valley second innings