Hawke's Bay v Ashburton County
Hawke Cup 1968/69 (Challenge Match)
VenueMcLean Park, Napier on 26th, 27th, 28th December 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossHawke's Bay won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn (Hawke's Bay won on first innings)
UmpiresEB Chisnall, TB Lowe
Close of play day 1Ashburton County (1) 6/1 (Lane 3*, Tutty 3*; 3 overs)
Close of play day 2Hawke's Bay (2) 78/4 (Small 29*, Cushing 3*; 22 overs)

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LF Jonesc Tutty b White32     
LJ Hepburnb Newbegin72 7111- 
DF Selbyc Jenkins b Newbegin0  -- 
+ID Woonc Butler b Tew97 10317- 
*RG Smallc and b Tew11     
SJ Cushinglbw b Butler57  6- 
PD O'Shaughnessyrun out49 1245- 
BDM Furlonglbw b Butler33     
DD Dinenot out5     
HV Richardsonb Tew20     
JR Smithb Sampson0     
Extras(3 b, 13 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 377 minutes, 96.3 overs)393
Fall of wickets:
1-101 (Hepburn), 2-101 (Selby), 3-113 (Jones), 4-215 (Small), 5-224 (Woon), 6-324 (O'Shaughnessy), 7-366, 8-366, 9-392, 10-393 (96.3 ov)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Butler18   4812--
Newbegin19   4922--
White31   6991--
Tew13   3383--
Bruce3   170--

Ashburton County first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*IG Lanec Smith b O'Shaughnessy37     
RG Jenkinsb Smith0     
+BE Tuttylbw b Smith4     
RG Hortinc Woon b Smith12     
BV Sampsonc Cushing b Smith86 17313- 
DJ Isherwoodc Woon b Dine5     
OD Brucenot out68 15011- 
BD Whiteb Richardson3     
KM Butlerb Richardson0     
LW Newbeginb O'Shaughnessy16     
CG Tewc Hepburn b O'Shaughnessy5     
Extras(9 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)17
Total(all out, 81 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Jenkins), 2-15 (Tutty), 3-32 (Hortin), 4-70 (Lane), 5-115 (Isherwood), 6-165 (Sampson), 7-201 (White), 8-201 (Butler), 9-225 (Newbegin), 10-253 (Tew, 81 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
O'Shaughnessy14   4493--
Smith20   3654--
Richardson12   4172--
Dine16   6381--
Jones11   5320--
Furlong8   2350--

Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LF Joneslbw b Butler0     
LJ Hepburnc Jenkins b Newbegin6     
DF Selbyc Tew b Newbegin40 717- 
+ID Woonlbw b Butler0     
*RG Smallb Newbegin30     
SJ Cushingc Lane b Bruce30     
PD O'Shaughnessyb Butler1     
BDM Furlongb Butler1     
DD Dinec Sampson b Newbegin28     
HV Richardsonnot out68 1189- 
JR Smithc Tutty b Sampson10     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 72.6 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-6, 4-72, 5-83, 6-86, 7-90, 8-125, 9-187, 10-219 (72.6 ov)
Ashburton County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Butler23   9554--
Newbegin23   5984--
White9   6240--
Tew2   110--
Bruce8   1201--

Ashburton County second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*IG Lanec Richardson b Smith0     
DJ Isherwoodc Selby b Richardson35  51 
RG Hortinc Hepburn b Jones35     
BV Sampsonc Small b Richardson7     
OD Brucest Woon b Dine88 10214- 
RG Jenkinsnot out29     
+BE Tuttynot out5     
BD Whitedid not bat      
KM Butlerdid not bat      
LW Newbegindid not bat      
CG Tewdid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, 42 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Lane), 2-60 (Isherwood), 3-67 (Sampson), 4-92 (Hortin), 5-190 (Bruce)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith11   2361--
O'Shaughnessy3   0290--
Richardson7   0422--
Dine3   071--
Jones6   0331--
Furlong11   1480--
Selby1   040--

Hawke's Bay had five players away playing for Central Districts
LF Jones and LJ Hepburn put on 101 in 71 minutes for the first wicket in the Hawke's Bay first innings
ID Woon and RG Small added 102 for the fourth wicket in the Hawke's Bay first innings
SJ Cushing and PD O'Shaughnessy added 100 in 124 minutes for the sixth wicket in the Hawke's Bay first innings
OD Bruce and RG Jenkins added 98 for the fifth wicket in the Ashburton County second innings
Ashburton County had 202 minutes to score 360 for the outright win