Canterbury v Northern Districts
Shell Cup 1977/78
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 3rd, 4th, 5th January 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCanterbury 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Northern Districts 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresEB Chisnall, EG Wainscott
Close of play day 1Northern Districts (1) 48/0 (Wright 19*, Howarth 26*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (2) 4/0 (Coman 3*, BG Hadlee 0*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Comanc Roberts b Stimpson34     
BG Hadleec Leigh b Child30     
BE Congdonlbw b Child0     
PE McEwanlbw b Stimpson4     
NM Parkerb Child16     
DW Steadc Dickeson b Kuggeleijn27     
*+ML Ryanc Wright b Child4     
RJ Hadleec Kuggeleijn b Dickeson77     
DR Hadleenot out41     
WL Eddingtonnot out10     
SL Boockdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb)13
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 75 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-69, 3-74, 4-76, 5-101, 6-105, 7-173, 8-228
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge10   1430--
Stimpson13   1562--
Child15   1604--
Roberts7   2180--
Howarth7   4150--
Kuggeleijn10   3271--
Dickeson13   4241--

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightc Ryan b Boock31     
GP Howarthc RJ Hadlee b Boock90     
*JM Parkerc Congdon b Boock37     
ADG Robertsnot out49     
B Dunninglbw b Boock35     
CM Kuggeleijnrun out1     
CW Dickesonc Congdon b Boock15     
MJ Childnot out16     
RO Collingedid not bat      
AJP Stimpsondid not bat      
+JA Leighdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 75 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-153, 3-178, 4-222, 5-223, 6-252
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RJ Hadlee4   0230--
Eddington10   2300--
DR Hadlee15   3660--
Boock29   7965--
Congdon17   2590--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PG Comanc Kuggeleijn b Stimpson17     
BG Hadleec Kuggeleijn b Collinge0     
BE Congdonc Howarth b Dickeson13     
PE McEwanc Wright b Stimpson0     
NM Parkerc Parker b Collinge39     
DW Steadc Dunning b Child40     
*+ML Ryanb Dickeson53     
RJ Hadleeb Howarth24     
DR Hadleec Dickeson b Howarth10     
WL Eddingtonc Leigh b Dickeson5     
SL Boocknot out1     
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 5 nb)17
Total(all out, 78.4 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-28, 3-33, 4-50, 5-105, 6-146, 7-181, 8-213, 9-213, 10-219 (78.4 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge14   2312--
Stimpson10   2222--
Child6   0151--
Roberts3   040--
Howarth16   6302--
Kuggeleijn6   0210--
Parker3   0190--

Northern Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightst Ryan b Boock4     
GP Howarthnot out22     
CM Kuggeleijnb Boock5     
*JM Parkernot out8     
ADG Robertsdid not bat      
B Dunningdid not bat      
CW Dickesondid not bat      
MJ Childdid not bat      
RO Collingedid not bat      
AJP Stimpsondid not bat      
+JA Leighdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 13 overs)39
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-17
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DR Hadlee3   180--
Boock6   0132--
Stead4   0180--

--> Each first innings was limited to 75 overs
--> RJ Hadlee (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in Plunket Shield matches
--> RJ Hadlee (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> MJ Child achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Canterbury first innings (previous best was 3-35)
--> MJ Child achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Plunket Shield matches in the Canterbury first innings (previous best was 3-35)