(AXTEBBITRY v. HAWKK'S BAY. J ,-\fr.->- spporiily disposing- of the home team at, Napier yesterday forenoon for S3 runs. Canterbury rattled up 356, to which Hicknioffc contributed 109. When stumps were drawn Hawke's Ibiy in their second venture had registered 2r> for no wickets. Hawkk's Bay. First innings 8; : J Second Innings. Stevens not, out ' 2,' i L'llis not out 1 Total for no wi.kets 2;, ('.\N'n;r;.iH"nv. —First Innings. Bishop jbw- b Mernau ]6 Whitta c Stevens b Deane 45 Hickmoit st- Ellis 1> O'Brien ]o°Heal e Ellis b Deane 15 Patrick c Bernau b Patterson 15 ■Woods <■ Eeriiau b Geddis 25 Sandman e Fulton o Bernau !) Carlton c Ellis b Napier 9 Bennett b Bernau ."i-'i Thomas not out 45 j MLa eh lan b Bernau 0! Extras 20 j Total 336 | WEDNESDAY .MATCHES. j Taieri and Peninsula A made 75 (King 32. Hiliicr 14, Pomeroy 11). Post and Telegraph responding with 82 (Boss 37, Davidson 13 not Campbell 12). Pace bowled best for Post and Telegraph, as did Rutherford for the losers. Taieri and Peninsula, B defeated Railway by 26 runs. Rallwa-v scored 83 (Coatsworth 50 and Sweeney 24), to which Taieri and Peninsula, replied with 109 (M'Farlane 41. Rice. 24, Milburn 10). For Taieri and Peninsula. M'Kenzie took four wickets for 20 runs, M'Farlano two for 29, and Edwards four for 39 ; and for Railway Finlayson took four for 40 and Langfo'rcl three for 42. There, was no indication in th? telegraphed report of the Otago-Wellitifcten match that it was A. P. Alloo and not A. W. Alloo who played on that occasion Yet so it was. tlnfortu.iately A. W. Alloo had injured his finge.', and his younger brother, who h-ui taken part in the University match at Christmas and was in Wellington at rue time, took his place. This was only known here on the return home of the Otago team. Boxshall, Canterbury's wicket-keeper, was taken ill on the train journey from Auckland, and was left at Palmerstori North under the doctor's care till the team return from Napier. _ According to Patrick, Canterbury's captain, the Auckland match was the most determined struggle for the Sheffield j Shield on record, it was anybody's game I till the last ball was delivered, and on both sides the cricket was of an excellent | character. The Canterbury team, Patrick I adds, wore well received in Auckland, the association officials and prominent supporters of the game being very attentive to the visitors.
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CRICKET, Evening Star, Issue 15694, 7 January 1915