Auckland v Central Districts
Shell Cup 1996/97
VenueEden Park Outer Oval, Auckland on 30th, 31st December 1996 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to field
ResultAuckland won by 7 wickets
PointsAuckland 2; Central Districts 0
UmpiresDB Cowie, MB Glenny
Close of play day 1No play

Central Districts inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CM Spearmanc Brown b Vaughan4559676-76.27
+MW Douglasc Patel b Walmsley59101-55.56
GP Sulzbergerc and b Patel2447711151.06
LG Howellc Barnes b Patel2340652-57.50
*MJ Greatbatchc Mills b Walmsley378--42.86
MS Sinclairst Mills b Haslam61723--35.29
MDJ Walkerrun out6971-66.67
GR Loveridgec Mills b Haslam134--33.33
AJ Pennc Patel b Vaughan73244--21.88
CO Findlaynot out4356644276.79
CL Auckramrun out21924--10.53
Extras(8 b, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 49.4 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-59, 3-83, 4-90, 5-107, 6-114, 7-116, 8-116, 9-151, 10-174 (49.4 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Walmsley10   12821-30.002.80
Brown9   1320---3.56
Barnes2   0130---6.50
Patel10   2342--30.003.40
Haslam10   2292--30.002.90

Auckland inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
AC Barnesc Penn b Loveridge601021247258.82
AC Parorec Sinclair b Loveridge6076908278.95
DN Patelc Sulzberger b Penn613261-46.15
PA de Silvanot out32142251228.57
SM Lynchnot out2815--25.00
*JTC Vaughandid not bat      
SJ Petersondid not bat      
+JM Millsdid not bat      
CM Browndid not bat      
KP Walmsleydid not bat      
MJ Haslamdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 4 nb, 8 w)16
Total(3 wickets, 35.1 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-111, 2-138, 3-150
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Penn9   06515254.007.22
Findlay5   0160---3.20
Auckram2   0170---8.50
Walker2   1501--2.50
Sulzberger8   13601--4.50

--> The match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.
--> CL Auckram made his last appearance in List A matches
--> CO Findlay passed his previous highest score of 19 in List A matches