Canterbury v Northern Districts
Shell Cup 1996/97
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 30th December 1996 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to field
ResultCanterbury won by 7 wickets
PointsCanterbury 2; Northern Districts 0
UmpiresDM Quested, PR Williams
Man of the MatchCZ Harris

Northern Districts inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
*BA Pocockrun out (Harris)2347622-48.94
BA Youngc Germon b Allott41823--22.22
SA Thomsonretired hurt0411--0.00
MD Baileyc Germon b Sharpe022--0.00
MD Bellb Harris2251743-43.14
MN Hartb Cairns067--0.00
AR Taitc Astle b Harris2448621-50.00
+RG Hartrun out5680882-70.00
CW Rossc Fleming b Harris011--0.00
SB Styrisb Priest1843801-41.86
DL Vettorinot out433--133.33
Extras(5 lb, 6 nb, 4 w)15
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Young), 2-27 (Bailey), 3-37 (Pocock), 4-38 (MN Hart), 5-74 (Bell), 6-93 (Tait), 7-93 (Ross), 8-160 (Styris), 9-166 (RG Hart)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Wisneski5   033041-6.60
Allott10   3241--60.002.40
Sharpe10   3231--60.002.30
Cairns7   1191-142.002.71
Harris10   2283--20.002.80
Priest8   0341--48.004.25

Canterbury inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
NJ Astlec Pocock b MN Hart3527306-129.63
DJ Murrayc RG Hart b Ross162744--59.26
CZ Harrisnot out5281974264.20
SP Flemingc MN Hart b Ross2242522152.38
CL Cairnsnot out36273033133.33
CD McMillandid not bat      
*+LK Germondid not bat      
MW Priestdid not bat      
WA Wisneskidid not bat      
MF Sharpedid not bat      
GI Allottdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)6
Total(3 wickets, 33.5 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-49 (Astle), 2-59 (Murray), 3-109 (Fleming)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Ross10   1352--30.003.50
Styris3   0260-1-8.67
MN Hart9.54421--59.004.27
Vettori8   0380---4.75
Tait3   02301--7.67

--> Northern Districts innings: 50 in 111 balls, 80 minutes
--> Northern Districts innings: 100 in 210 balls, 142 minutes
--> Northern Districts innings: 150 in 288 balls, 190 minutes
--> Canterbury innings: 50 in 51 balls, 34 minutes
--> Canterbury innings: 100 in 151 balls, 91 minutes
--> Canterbury innings: 150 in 198 balls, 124 minutes
--> SA Thomson made his last appearance in List A matches
--> RG Hart passed his previous highest score of 24 in List A matches
--> RG Hart 50 in 75 balls, 79 minutes
--> CZ Harris 50 in 80 balls, 95 minutes
--> SA Thomson retired hurt in the Northern Districts innings having scored 0 (team score 26/1) (after being hit on the finger by a delivery from MF Sharpe after 7.4 overs )

BA Pocock dropped at 2nd slip by NJ Astle on 0 with the total at 1/0 after 0.5 overs.
CZ Harris dropped twice with his score on 1 and 5 off consecutive balls by CW Ross (subsequently went for 4 runs) and MN Hart (caught and bowled chance) with the total on 55/1 and 59/1 in the 10th over.
M Hastings came on as reserve fielder for SA Thomson during the Canterbury innings.
In the 27th over the Northern Districts coach CM Kuggeleijn (former NZ player) came on to field at fine leg after an injury to another ND player.
Attendance: 4200.