Central Districts v Otago
Shell Cup 1996/97
VenuePukekura Park, New Plymouth on 5th January 1997 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossCentral Districts won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCentral Districts won by 93 runs
PointsCentral Districts 2; Otago 0
UmpiresJS Crocker, RJ Pitcairn

Central Districts inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CM Spearmanb O'Connor80819315-98.77
MW Douglasc Campbell b Richardson59721167-81.94
LG Howellnot out11177121113144.16
GP Sulzbergerc O'Connor b Richardson5248635-108.33
*MJ Greatbatchnot out51243453212.50
+MS Sinclairdid not bat      
MDJ Walkerdid not bat      
GR Loveridgedid not bat      
AJ Penndid not bat      
CO Findlaydid not bat      
CE Bulfindid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 4 nb, 9 w)23
Total(3 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)376
Fall of wickets:
1-129, 2-169, 3-278
Otago bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
O'Connor10   07113160.007.10
Kennedy10   085041-8.50
Morland10   0540---5.40
Horne8   06801--8.50
Maynard5   03701--7.40
Richardson7   0512--21.007.29

Otago inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
MH Richardsonnot out12815719516-81.53
CB Gaffaneyc Findlay b Penn45121-80.00
MJ Lamontb Bulfin012--0.00
MP Maynardc Penn b Bulfin2723415-117.39
MJ Hornec Sulzberger b Walker91934--47.37
*RA Lawsonc Sinclair b Walker2128231-75.00
AJ Horec Walker b Loveridge24171522141.18
+PA Campbellnot out5155604192.73
SB O'Connordid not bat      
ND Morlanddid not bat      
RJ Kennedydid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 8 nb, 8 w)19
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-12, 3-72, 4-116, 5-146, 6-180
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Penn10   05811160.005.80
Bulfin9   35223127.005.78
Findlay6   035012-5.83
Loveridge10   05411-60.005.40
Walker10   03822-30.003.80
Sulzberger4   03901--9.75
Spearman1   040---4.00

--> PA Campbell made his last appearance in List A matches
--> CM Spearman passed his previous highest score of 78 in List A matches
--> LG Howell 100 in 72 balls
--> MJ Greatbatch 50 in 22 balls
--> MH Richardson passed his previous highest score of 113 in List A matches
--> AJ Hore passed his previous highest score of 13 in List A matches
--> PA Campbell passed his previous highest score of 14 in List A matches