Southland v Hutt Valley
Hawke Cup 1976/77 (Challenge Match)
VenueQueen's Park, Invercargill on 14th, 15th, 16th January 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSouthland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRG Condliffe, AJ Watkins
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2Hutt Valley (1) 12/1 (RW Smith 6*, Topp 3*; 9 overs)

Southland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Lindsayc RW Smith b Forde5     
+NR Thompsonc McGregor b Ridley26     
RW Andersonb McGregor43     
RJ Verrallc White b McGregor35     
BJ McKechniec Hewson b Ridley20     
DS Cocksc Forde b Ridley2     
*GD Alabasterc Topp b BD Smith20     
RJ Hillnot out30     
KA Nicholsonlbw b Forde18     
GB Thomsonlbw b Ridley9     
C Hamptonc Hewson b White0     
Extras(5 b, 13 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 102.7 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-65, 3-113, 4-123, 5-130, 6-156, 7-164, 8-186, 9-217, 10-227 (102.7 ov)
Hutt Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forde12   3312--
Ridley38   13674--
McGregor24   9412--
BD Smith16   6361--
FP Smith2   200--

Hutt Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Smith[dismissal not known]6     
GA Newdick[dismissal not known]3     
JP Topp[dismissal not known]3     
BD Smithdid not bat      
BAH Forwarddid not bat      
*PB McGregordid not bat      
AR Hewsondid not bat      
HM Ridleydid not bat      
FP Smithdid not bat      
RG Whitedid not bat      
JF Fordedid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 9 overs)12
Fall of wickets:
Southland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson5   1120--
Nicholson4   401--

--> There was no play on the final day.