West Coast (South Island) v Nelson
Hawke Cup 1947/48 (Elimination Match)
VenueRecreation Ground, Greymouth on 3rd, 4th January 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWest Coast (South Island) won by 1 wicket
UmpiresR Baird, ER Neale
Close of play day 1

Nelson first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WAC Smithb Abelson2     
+GS Bottingb Dewar19     
IB Leggatlbw b Abelson0     
A Newmanrun out5     
CA Daviesc Lee b Lindley41     
BG Gullyst Vernon b Lindley7     
IH Chingc Donaldson b Lindley5     
TAM Vassst Vernon b Lindley7     
*J Newmanb Lindley9     
JL Hallrun out0     
WD Irvinenot out0     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-22, 4-72, 5-76, 6-81, 7-86, 8-100, 9-100, 10-102 (51.2 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abelson15   5212--
Lee6   0170--
Dewar9   3221--
Peake3   180--

West Coast (South Island) first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Meateslbw b Hall2     
FW Pascoest Botting b Leggat9     
OJ Morrisb Hall0     
ML Marshalllbw b J Newman6     
RH Donaldsonb A Newman14     
JW Peakerun out3     
CD Dewarlbw b Leggat12     
LC Lindleylbw b J Newman1     
+HMR Vernonc Vass b Hall4     
AJ Abelsonb J Newman2     
R Leenot out7     
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 44.5 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-2, 3-10, 4-31, 5-38, 6-38, 7-40, 8-49, 9-53, 10-69 (44.5 ov)
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall15   7133-2
J Newman19   6303--
A Newman3   151--

Nelson second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WAC Smithb Lee0     
+GS Bottingb Dewar9     
IB Leggatc Meates b Dewar13     
A Newman hit wkt b Lindley10     
CA Daviesb Lindley9     
BG Gullyb Lindley21     
IH Chingb Abelson0     
TAM Vassc Donaldson b Lindley12     
*J Newmanb Lindley5     
JL Hallnot out8     
WD Irvinec Marshall b Lindley1     
Extras(5 b, 10 lb)15
Total(all out, 55.3 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-26, 3-30, 4-43, 5-57, 6-63, 7-75, 8-89, 9-92, 10-103 (55.3 ov)
West Coast (South Island) bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Abelson12   5171--
Lee12   4191--
Dewar11   1272--

West Coast (South Island) second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Meatesc and b J Newman11     
FW Pascoeb J Newman0     
OJ Morrisb J Newman4     
ML Marshallst Botting b Leggat1     
RH Donaldsonc Smith b J Newman1     
JW Peakec Smith b Leggat13     
CD Dewarnot out60     
LC Lindleyc Hall b J Newman1     
+HMR Vernonb Gully33     
AJ Abelsonc A Newman b J Newman6     
R Leenot out5     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(9 wickets, 53 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-10, 3-13, 4-14, 5-21, 6-43, 7-44, 8-106, 9-123
Nelson bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall17   4480-2
J Newman22   6386--
Leggat6   0182--
A Newman5   2130--
Gully3   0181--

--> West Coast (South Island) batted on after winning
--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.