Bay of Plenty v Thames Valley
Hawke Cup 1962/63 (Elimination Match)
VenueWaioeka Domain, Opotiki on 9th, 10th March 1963 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresFR Paton, JC Robinson
Close of play day 1Bay of Plenty (1) 76/3 (Blake ?*, Dawkins ?*)

Thames Valley first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KG Rowec Harford b Ferrow15     
*JAC Knowlesc Blake b Hickey4     
GE Pettb Hickey2     
CTM Beachc Harford b Simons68 152111 
GD Alabasterb Simons15     
MJ Cotterc Dawkins b Ferrow0     
GC Wattonb Simons0     
TJ Kilpinrun out2     
JW Collinsb Ferrow16     
TSF Thorburnnot out7     
AD Whimpst Harford b Simons2     
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 176 minutes, 54.5 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-8, 3-44, 4-63, 5-63, 6-79, 7-86, 8-107, 9-127, 10-133 (54.5 ov)
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hickey10   2212--
McDougall8   2230--
Ferrow19   6323--

Bay of Plenty first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Williamsc Pett b Alabaster14     
DK Richardsonlbw b Knowles13     
CE Grayc Kilpin b Alabaster18     
PO Blakelbw b Knowles34     
KD Dawkinsb Thorburn20     
CN Foxb Thorburn22 31   
MD McDougallc Watton b Whimp9     
RI Harfordb Alabaster6     
RB Simonsrun out6     
*DJ Ferrowb Alabaster0     
J Hickeynot out1     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 218 minutes, 76.1 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-28, 3-68, 4-91, 5-126, 6-133, 7-144, 8-148, 9-149, 10-151 (76.1 ov)
Thames Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knowles24   15202--
Alabaster31   12774--
Cotter2   020--
Thorburn10   4292--

Thames Valley second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KG Roweb Williams9     
JW Collinsb Gray57 954- 
CTM Beachb Gray25     
*JAC Knowlesnot out31 32 2 
GE Pettc Blake b Gray16     
GD Alabasterlbw b Gray21 45 1 
MJ Cotternot out6     
TJ Kilpinlbw b Gray0     
GC Wattondid not bat      
TSF Thorburndid not bat      
AD Whimpdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb, 9 nb)23
Total(6 wickets, declared, 175 minutes, 43 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-51 (Rowe), 2-100 (Collins), 3-122, 4-141, 5-158, 6-169
Bay of Plenty bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hickey13   2490--
Ferrow9   1300--
Williams11   2341--
Gray10   1525--

Bay of Plenty second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Williamsnot out27     
DK Richardsonlbw b Alabaster45 505- 
CE Graynot out10     
PO Blakedid not bat      
KD Dawkinsdid not bat      
CN Foxdid not bat      
MD McDougalldid not bat      
RI Harforddid not bat      
RB Simonsdid not bat      
*DJ Ferrowdid not bat      
J Hickeydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(1 wicket, 97 minutes, 37 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-65 (Richardson)
Thames Valley bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whimp5   1200--
Knowles6   260--
Alabaster13   5271--
Cotter3   0120--
Thorburn5   250--
Beach4   1100--
Watton1   020--

Rain interuppted play for 40 minutes at the start of the second day
When Alabaster dismissed Harford in the Bay of Plenty first innings, it was his 100th wicket for Thames Valley in only 15 games.
Bay of Plenty had 125 mins to score 171 for victory