Hawke Cup - Bowling Highlights
Llew Johnson and Ben Donkers perpare to go bat.

Most Wickets

Total Player Career Span
232Anthony Cartwright1959-1976
204David Sewell1994-2015
167Francois Mostert2013-2019
156Merv Sandri1949-1975
146Chris Taylor1966-1985
100Robert Mason1963-1978
99Norman McKenzie1962-1990
90Craig M Smith2001-2018
86Neil Rushton1993-2005
81Ben Cant2009-2018

Most Wickets In A Season

Season Player Wickets
2015-2016Francois Mostert56
2017-2018Francois Mostert40
2020-2021Jeremy Smith30
2014-2015Francois Mostert29
1957-1958John Reid27
1986-1987Ian Chapman25
1968-1969Anthony Cartwright25
1967-1968Anthony Cartwright24
1980-1981Chris Taylor23
2005-2006Craig M Smith23

bEST iNNINGS Bowling - For

Figures Player Opposition Date SC
9-44T HargravesSouth Canterbury30/31 January 1926+
8-24John ReidAshburton County15/16 February 1958+
8-31Francois MostertMid Canterbury10 February 2018+
8-35Fred OngleySouth Canterbury15/16 December 1923+
8-46T HargravesTapanui1921/1922
8-56David SewellSouthland28/29 January 2012+
8-81Anthony CartwrightSouthland13/14 December 1969+
8-82Anthony CartwrightAshburton County8/9 February 1963+
8-121Fred OngleyOtago 2nds1/2 January 1907+
7-20John ReidSouth Canterbury16 March 1957+

Best Innings Bowling - Against

Balls Player Opposition Date SC
9-38F. SmithSouth Canterbury3/4 January 1925+
8-35B. BarclaySouthland30/31 January 1965+
8-39R. WilsonSouthland22/23 January 1994+
8-46H. WeirSouth Canterbury3/4 February 1921+
8-48McCaskillSouth Canterbury17 March 1905
8-65BlakelyCentral Otago23/24 November 1965+
8-68J.C. AlabasterSouthland7/8 December 1974+
7-13H. FisherSouth Canterbury28/29 December 1902+
7-15L. AndersonCentral Otago3/4 March 1973+
7-16J. MahoneyOtago "B"3/4 January 1972+

Best MATCH Bowling - For

Figures Player Opposition Date SC
13-51John ReidAshburton County15/16 February 1958+
13-53Francois MostertBuller12/13/14 February 2016+
13-55Francois MostertMid Canterbury10 February 2018+
13-104Chris TaylorNZ Brabin XI3/4 January 1981+
13-140Anthony CartwrightAshburton County8/9 February 1963+
11-60Fred OngleySouth Canterbury28/29 December 1902+
11-67Anthony CartwrightAshburton County31 January 1976/1 February 1976+
11-83Cameron GrubbMid Canterbury18/19 January 2020+
11-91David SewellCentral Otago6/7 February 1999+
11-92David SewellSouthland8/9 December 2007+

Best Match Bowling - Against

Figures Player Team Date SC
13-87C.R. NicholsonCentral Otago22/23 March 1969+
13-90N. DellowSouth Canterbury6/7 March 1954+
12-95P. D'AuvergneSouth Canterbury15/16 December 1984+
11-43J. MahonneyOtago "B"1/2 January 1974+
11-90C. GalweySouth Canterbury23/24 December 1967+
11-121P. PetherickCentral Otago29/30 January 1972+
11-146MaileyNew South Wales13/14 February 1924+
10-23J. MahoneyOtago "B"3/4 January 1972+
10-50O'DowdaDunedin Metro23/24 January 1999+
10-72R. WilsonSouthland22/23 January 1994+

Most Balls Bowled in an innings - For

Balls Player Opposition Date SC
316Jordan Horrell
(52.4 - 21 - 105 - 1)
Canterbury Country13/14/15 March 2015+
300Ian Chapman
(50 - 20 - 87 - 6)
South Canterbury30 November/1 December 1985+
276Chris Taylor
(46 - 18 - 66 - 4)
Southland21/22 March 1981+
272Anthony Cartwright
(34 - 3 - 143 - 5)
Hawkes Bay13/14/15 December 1968+
258Ian Chapman
(43 - 15 - 113 - 4)
Central Otago12/13 December 1987+
258Francois Mostert
(43 - 18 - 95 - 5)
Canterbury Country13/14/15 March 2015+
256Chris Taylor
(32 - 16 - 51 - 4)
South Canterbury4/5 November 1978+
253Merv Sandri
(31.5 - 8 - 69 - 6)
Ashburton County13/14 January 1973+
251Chris Taylor
(31.3 - 15 - 49 - 2)
Southland11/12 February 1978+
249Ian Chapman
(41.3 - 21 - 70 - 0)
Southland13/14 December 1986+

Most Balls Bowled In An Innings - Against

Balls Player Team Date SC
288B.D. White
(36 - 14 - 50 - 5)
Ashburton County22/23 January 1972+
280G.D. Alabaster
(35 - 13 - 69 - 2)
Southland13/14 December 1969+
272Hill
(34 - 9 - 84 - 6)
Southland28/29 November 1961+
272B.D. White
(34 - 13 - 61 - 3)
Ashburton County22/23 December 1973+
271W. Berry
(33.7 - 6 - 78 - 7)
Central Otago20/21 November 1976+
268S. Wooliscroft
(44.4 - 11 - 93 - 5)
Central Otago17/18 December 1988+
264G. Soper
(44 - 14 - 76 - 3)
Central Otago3/4 December 1994+
261G.B. Thomson
(32.5 - 15 - 40 - 4)
Southland10/11 November 1979+
246G.D. Alabaster
(41 - 21 - 50 - 2)
Southland27/28 January 1968+
246W.L. Eddington
(41 - 6 - 88 - 0)
Ashburton County12/13 December 1981+

Most Balls Bowled In A Match - For

Balls Player Opposition Date SC
378Ian Chapman
(63 - 30 - 113 - 9)
Ashburton County31 January/1 February 1987+
346Graham Ballantyne
(57.4 - 14 - 138 - 7)
Ashburton County31 January/1 February 1987+
327Chris Taylor
(54.3 - 27 - 67 - 8)
Central Otago14/15 November 1981+
316Jordan Horrell
(52.4 - 21 - 105 - 1)
Canterbury Country13/14/15 March 2015+
312Jeff Mawhinney
(52 - 15 - 99 - 6)
Ashburton County21/22 December 1991+
312William Cubitt
(39 - 7 - 108 - 3)
Otago "B"26/27 December 1972+
303Ian Chapman
(50.3 - 26 - 80 - 0)
Southland13/14 December 1986+
300Ian Chapman
(50 - 20 - 87 - 6)
South Canterbury30 November/1 December 1985+
295Ken Thickett
(36.7 - 8 - 128 - 6)
Ashburton County26/27 November 1977+
294Norman McKenzie
(49 - 16 - 102 - 3)
Southland6/7 February 1988+

Most Balls Bowled in a match - against

Balls Player Team Date SC
488Hill
(61 - 14 - 118 - 9)
Southland28/29 November 1961+
448Hansen
(56 - 26 - 67 - 6)
Ashburton County20/21 December 1980+
380G. Soper
(63.2 - 23 - 102 - 5)
Central Otago3/4 December 1994+
350B. McSkimming
(58.2 - 14 - 129 - 5)
Central Otago29/30 November 1986+
344Hill
(43 - 16 - 75 - 8)
Southland27/28 January 1962+
344Anderson
(43 - 15 - 107 - 4)
Central Otago2/3 February 1980+
342J.C. Alabaster
(42.6 - 13 - 103 - 10)
Southland7/8 December 1974+
335Goodwin
(41.7 - 7 - 112 - 10)
Ashburton County27/28 February 1953+
328Beuth
(41 - 7 - 125 - 6)
Hawkes Bay13/14/15 December 1968+
308D'Auvergne
(51.2 - 9 - 113 - 9)
South Canterbury16/17 February 1980+

Most Expensive Bowling In An Innings - For

Runs Player Opposition Date SC
143Anthony Cartwright
(34 - 3 - 143 - 5)
Hawkes Bay13/14/15 December 1968+
133Percey Hargraves
(0 - 0 - 133 - 4)
Otago XI12 February 1925
133A Keith
(0 - 0 - 133 - 3)
Auckland Colts3 January 1925
133T Hargraves
(19 - 0 - 133 - 5)
Otago XI1/2 January 1924+
133Jeremy Smith
(21 - 2 - 133 - 3)
South Canterbury1/2 December 2018+
131Merv Sandri
(24 - 3 - 131 - 2)
Dunedin Metro6/7 December 1955+
121Fred Ongley
(29.5 - 0 - 121 - 8)
Otago 2nd XI1/2 January 1907+
116Patrick Bleach
(26 - 3 - 116 - 1)
Southland22/23/24 March 1991+
116Ian Chapman
(29 - 4 - 116 - 3)
Central Otago29/30 November 1986+
114T Hargraves
(0 - 0 - 114 - 1)
New South Wales13/14 February 1924+

Most Expensive Bowling In An innings - Against

Runs Player Team Date SC
133B. McSkimming
(39 - 6 - 133 - 5)
Central Otago21/22 January 1984+
109G. Lockhart
(32 - 6 - 109 - 4)
Central Otago4/5 December 1993+
102Eggelton
(29 - 8 - 102 - 2)
South Canterbury11/12 January 1991+
99J. Cunningham
(33 - 5 - 99 - 5)
Manawatu13/14/15 March 2010+
98D. Skelt
(38 - 13 - 98 - 5)
Southland6/7 February 1988+
97Old
(23 - 1 - 97 - 3)
Central Otago17/18 January 1998+
96Wilson
(23 - 0 - 96 - 5)
Southland13/14 January 1990
96B. Purvis
(24 - 1 - 96 - 2)
Otago Country14/15 January 2012+
95Wish
(0 - 0 - 95 - 0)
Southland7/8 February 1928+
95T. Ward
(27 - 4 - 95 - 5)
Southland14/15 January 1995+

Most Expensive Bowling Figures In A match - for

Runs Player Team Date SC
182Fred Ongley
(44.5 - 1 - 182 - 9)
Otago 2nds1/2 January 1907+
169Merv Sandri
(41.5 - 6 - 169 - 7)
Dunedin Metro28/29 December 1953+
163Francois Mostert
(38.4 - 5 - 163 - 8)
Hawkes Bay26/27 February 2016+
157Norman McKenzie
(38.2 - 6 - 157 - 5)
South Canterbury9/10 December 1989+
154Chris Ware
(44.3 - 8 - 154 - 7)
Mid Canterbury14/15 December 2013+
153Merv Sandri
(34 - 7 - 153 - 2)
Dunedin Metro6/7 December 1955+
148Percey Hargraves
(?? - 0 - 148 - 4)
Otago XI12 February 1925
148Ian Chapman
(34 - 4 - 148 - 5)
Central Otago29/30 November 1986+
147Jeremy Smith
(30 - 9 - 147 - 11)
Southland30/31 January 2021+
143Anthony Cartwright
(34 - 3 - 143 - 5)
Hawkes Bay13/14/15 December 1968+

Most Expensive Bowling Figures in a match - against

Runs Player Team Date SC
146Mailey
(?? - 0 - 146 - 11)
New South Wales13/14 February 1924+
140Hills
(34 - 12 - 140 - 4)
Central Otago3/4 January 1958+
140McKay
(?? - 0 - 140 - 6)
Southland2 January 1931+
138Alabaster
(44.2 - 7 - 138 - 10)
Southland28/29 January 1961+
136Marshall
(45 - 3 - 136 - 4)
Central Otago4/5 December 1993+
136Eddington
(49 - 20 - 136 - 5)
South Canterbury16/17 February 1980+
136J.N. Newport
(37 - 9 - 136 - 6)
Nelson12,13,14 February 2021+
135Heibner
(37 - 8 - 135 - 3)
Fiji22/23 January 1968+
135Varcoe
(30 - 4 - 135 - 7)
South Canterbury12/13 February 1972+
134J. Cunningham
(45 - 8 - 134 - 5)
Manawatu13/14/15 March 2010+

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