Manawatu v Southern Hawke's Bay
Hawke Cup 1970/71 (Elimination Match)
VenueSportsground, Palmerston North on 19th, 20th December 1970 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresGH Stroud, K Wright
Close of play day 1Manawatu (1) 65/1 (Leach 35*, Duncan 1*; 27 overs)

Southern Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JL Lawrun out2     
RF Bensonb Brooke21     
JF Clarkec Leach b Sutherland13     
D Norrisc and b Gearry36     
CP Waltersc Downes b Brooke30     
MD Bellc Downes b Tester12     
J Ellinghamb Duncan22     
R Allenlbw b Gearry40     
*AEO Giesenc McEwan b Brooke52     
I Castlesb Brooke3     
MD Ngatuerenot out4     
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 9 nb)22
Total(all out, 97.1 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-18, 3-75, 4-77, 5-110, 6-130, 7-159, 8-213, 9-240, 10-257 (97.1 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sutherland11   4301--
Filbee17   5510--
Gearry11   4252--
Tester21   9361--
Duncan6   3101--

Manawatu first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Leachnot out35     
GP Haddonrun out26     
GHR Duncannot out1     
B Sutherlanddid not bat      
RL Filbeedid not bat      
RM Gearrydid not bat      
MJ Brookedid not bat      
KG Testerdid not bat      
LW Downesdid not bat      
JM McEwandid not bat      
DR Newtondid not bat      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(1 wicket, 27 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-61 (Haddon)
Southern Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ngatuere9   2220--
Castles6   0310--
Giesen7   550--
Bell5   240--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> Bowling in the Southern Hawke's Bay first innings adds 1 run over

A replay was arranged for January 25th but owing to rain that match was never started. The replay was then arranged for the 13th February.