Marlborough v Nelson
Hawke Cup 1947/48 (Elimination Match)
VenueHorton Park, Blenheim on 19th, 20th December 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNelson won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNelson won by an innings and 22 runs
Close of play day 1Marlborough (1) 94 all out

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+GS Bottinglbw b AJ Neal15 37   
TR Vaughanlbw b Gemmell19 20   
FC Congdonrun out19     
CA Daviesb Sowman25     
BG Gullyb Sowman24     
WAC Smithst Bonsall b Sowman45     
IB Leggatlbw b Sowman0     
NE Averyb Fisher69     
IH Chingb Fisher31     
ED Cedermanb AJ Neal0     
*J Newmannot out6     
Extras(18 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)22
Total(all out, 94 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Vaughan), 2-34 (Botting), 3-71 (Davies), 4-83 (Congdon), 5-125 (Gully), 6-127 (Leggat), 7-199 (Smith), 8-255, 9-262, 10-275 (94 ov)
Marlborough bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sowman32   3904--
Gemmell23   3711--
AJ Neal22   5502--
Roche3   180--
Fisher10   3192--
RB Neal4   0150--

Marlborough first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Lairdlbw b Newman9     
J Griffithsb Avery2     
AJ Nealb Newman55     
RB Nealb Newman011-- 
+GH Bonsallb Newman011-- 
DW Gemmellb Newman5     
IA Nealb Leggat7     
B Fisherlbw b Newman8     
GT Sowmanb Newman0     
G Thorpeb Cederman2     
WM Rochenot out0     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 36 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Griffiths), 2-19 (Laird), 3-19 (RB Neal), 4-19 (Bonsall), 5-33 (Gemmell), 6-44 (IA Neal), 7-57 (Fisher), 8-65 (Sowman), 9-83 (Thorpe), 10-94 (AJ Neal, 36 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Avery7   1221--
Newman15   5187--
Leggat8   0291--
Cederman3   211--
Gully3   0180--

Marlborough second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
J Lairdb Newman1     
J Griffithsrun out21     
AJ Nealc Botting b Davies30     
DW Gemmellc Botting b Leggat15     
+GH Bonsallc Newman b Davies5     
G Thorpec Newman b Avery41     
RB Neallbw b Newman25     
IA Nealb Newman8     
B Fisherst Botting b Newman011-- 
GT Sowmanb Newman011-- 
WM Rochenot out8     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 64.1 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Laird), 2-43 (Griffiths), 3-53 (AJ Neal), 4-59 (Bonsall), 5-86 (Gemmell), 6-142 (RB Neal), 7-150 (IA Neal), 8-150 (Fisher), 9-150 (Sowman), 10-159 (Thorpe, 64.1 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Leggat15   3311--
Newman21   7445-1
Davies8   1112--
Gully10   0490--
Congdon3   090--
Smith1   010--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> J Newman completed a hat-trick in the Marlborough first innings (J Laird, RB Neal, GH Bonsall)
--> J Newman completed a hat-trick in the Marlborough second innings (IA Neal, B Fisher, GT Sowman)