Hawke's Bay v Wellington
First-Class matches in New Zealand 1897/98
VenueRecreation Ground, Napier on 9th, 11th April 1898 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWellington won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWellington won by an innings and 43 runs
UmpiresCE Johnston, MMF Luckie
Close of play day 1Hawke's Bay (1) 22/4 (Cato 5*, Wilson 0*)

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Ashboltlbw b Fannin0     
BA Weyburnec Lusk b Wilson44     
KH Tuckerc Cato b Hughes4     
CA Richardsonc Gore b Marshall73     
*AR Holdshiplbw b Lusk1     
CS Goreb Marshall35     
HGEL Burtonc Wilson b Marshall23     
VH Watersb White19     
AHS Howardb White18     
EF Uphamb Marshall6     
+RC Nivennot out5     
Total(all out, 123 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Ashbolt), 2-30 (Tucker), 3-81 (Weyburne), 4-88 (Holdship), 5-167 (Gore), 6-178 (Richardson), 7-203 (Burton), 8-233 (Waters), 9-234 (Howard), 10-246 (Upham, 123 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fannin31   12631--
Hughes18   3401--
Marshall28   12464--
Wilson19   9301--
Lusk10   4181--
White5   1112--
Gore1   040--
Wolstenholme11   5160--

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Wolstenholmeb Upham4     
*HB Luskc Richardson b Ashbolt5     
AH Goreb Upham0     
G Marshallb Upham6     
CH Catoc Gore b Ashbolt23     
HC Wilsonc Richardson b Ashbolt14     
G Staitec and b Ashbolt0     
GM Whitec Richardson b Upham7     
HA Fanninb Ashbolt0     
+D Canningb Upham0     
WJ Hughesnot out2     
Total(all out, 30.1 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Lusk), 2-9 (Wolstenholme), 3-19 (Gore), 4-20 (Marshall), 5-53 (Wilson), 6-53 (Staite), 7-? (White), 8-67 (Cato), 9-67 (Fannin), 10-69 (Canning, 30.1 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashbolt15   4395--

Hawke's Bay second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
J Wolstenholmeb Ashbolt14     
*HB Luskb Upham27     
CH Catob Ashbolt21     
G Marshallb Ashbolt6     
AH Gorec Richardson b Ashbolt0     
G Staitec Gore b Ashbolt5     
GM Whitest Niven b Ashbolt9     
HC Wilsonnot out27     
+D Canningc Upham b Ashbolt1     
WJ Hughesb Waters18     
HA Fanninb Ashbolt3     
Extras(2 b, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 59.3 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-37 (Lusk), 2-? (Wolstenholme), 3-? (Marshall), 4-57 (Gore), 5-? (Staite), 6-? (White), 7-? (Cato), 8-? (Canning), 9-? (Hughes), 10-134 (Fannin, 59.3 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Upham23   9381--
Waters3   0141--
Holdship4   280--
Richardson5   1130--

--> HGEL Burton made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> G Staite made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> BA Weyburne (1) passed his previous highest score of 41 in First-Class matches
--> G Marshall achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed HGEL Burton in the Wellington first innings (previous best was 2-22)
--> FL Ashbolt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed HA Fannin in the Hawke's Bay second innings (previous best was 7-52)