Hawke's Bay v Canterbury
First-Class matches in New Zealand 1897/98
VenueRecreation Ground, Napier on 21st, 22nd, 23rd December 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHawke's Bay won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by 5 wickets
UmpiresH Martin, Whyte
Close of play day 1Hawke's Bay (1) 249 all out
Close of play day 2Canterbury (1) 61/1 (Cobcroft 14*, Reese 5*)

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Wolstenholmeb Reese0     
*HB Luskb Pearce119     
FM Nelsonb Pearce27     
G Marshallc Wheatley b Garrard30     
WAJ Gibsonb Pearce6     
CH Catob Pearce1     
TW Lewisb Cobcroft31     
HC Wilsonnot out11     
HA Fanninc Clark b Reese10     
WJ Hughesc Ridley b Cobcroft2     
+A Martinb Reese2     
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Wolstenholme), 2-57 (Nelson), 3-126 (Marshall), 4-135 (Gibson), 5-145 (Cato), 6-216 (Lusk), 7-220 (Lewis), 8-? (Fannin), 9-? (Hughes), 10-249 (Martin, 68.1 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearce27   9474--
Wilding8   0450--
Clark6   0300--
Garrard5   1201--
Cobcroft7   0432--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LT Cobcroftc Wolstenholme b Hughes14     
WCH Wigleyc Martin b Lusk32     
D Reesec Cato b Lusk18     
AE Ridleyc Wilson b Fannin55     
WC Pearcelbw b Fannin18     
F Wildinglbw b Wilson3     
A Simslbw b Fannin8     
CW Garrardb Wilson10     
J Wheatleyb Fannin12     
*CR Clarknot out18     
+JN Fowkeb Fannin4     
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-47 (Wigley), 2-61 (Cobcroft), 3-? (Reese), 4-152 (Pearce), 5-? (Wilding), 6-? (Ridley), 7-? (Sims), 8-177 (Garrard), 9-197 (Wheatley), 10-217 (Fowke, 88.2 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hughes17   7461--
Wilson21   10332--
Lusk19   6462--

Hawke's Bay second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Wolstenholmerun out0     
*HB Luskc Wigley b Reese0     
FM Nelsonc Sims b Pearce2     
HA Fanninb Pearce4     
TW Lewisb Pearce6     
G Marshallb Reese16     
HC Wilsonb Reese3     
CH Catob Pearce3     
WAJ Gibsonc Ridley b Pearce0     
WJ Hughesnot out3     
+A Martinc Clark b Reese3     
Total(all out, 27 overs)42
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Lusk), 2-2 (Nelson), 3-8 (Fannin), 4-8 (Wolstenholme), 5-19 (Lewis), 6-31 (Marshall), 7-36 (Cato), 8-36 (Gibson), 9-36 (Wilson), 10-42 (Martin, 27 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Reese14   7204--
Pearce13   6205--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LT Cobcroftc Fannin b Hughes21     
WCH Wigleyb Fannin1     
D Reeseb Hughes23     
AE Ridleynot out22     
WC Pearcelbw b Hughes0     
A Simsc Wolstenholme b Hughes3     
F Wildingnot out3     
CW Garrarddid not bat      
J Wheatleydid not bat      
*CR Clarkdid not bat      
+JN Fowkedid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, 21 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Wigley), 2-33 (Cobcroft), 3-52 (Reese), 4-52 (Pearce), 5-62 (Sims)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fannin8   0261--
Hughes7   1174--
Wilson3   0160--
Lusk3   1140--

--> HB Lusk (1) passed his previous highest score of 88 in first-class matches
--> HB Lusk (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> AE Ridley (1) passed his previous highest score of 43 in first-class matches
--> A Martin made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> LT Cobcroft made his debut for Canterbury in first-class matches
--> HA Fannin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Canterbury first innings (previous best was 5-80)
--> WC Pearce achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Hawke's Bay second innings (previous best was 5-34)