Central Conference v Northern Conference
Shell Shield 1997/98 (Final)
VenueBasin Reserve, Wellington on 7th December 1997 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthern Conference won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthern Conference won by 80 runs
UmpiresBF Bowden, EA Watkin

Northern Conference inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
BA Pocockc Greatbatch b Davis72831--25.00
ME Parlanec Sinclair b Davis1415--25.00
MD Baileyrun out3553782-66.04
PJB Chandlerc Hart b Furlong3962723-62.90
AR Taitc Hart b Oram4453741-83.02
MN Hartc Hart b Furlong288--25.00
*DJ Nashrun out142018--70.00
GE Bradburnc Oram b Jonas3247721-68.09
+GJ Hopkinsrun out1719291-89.47
C Pringleb Jonas246--50.00
KP Walmsleynot out001--0.00
Extras(12 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)23
Total(all out, 48.5 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-19, 3-89, 4-98, 5-102, 6-125, 7-171, 8-212, 9-216, 10-216 (48.5 ov)
Central Conference bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Davis9   1472-527.005.22
Petrie7   0360---5.14
Furlong10   2352--30.003.50
Jefferson10   04101--4.10
Oram3   0191--18.006.33

Central Conference inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CM Spearmanc Walmsley b Bradburn1517172-88.24
MD Belllbw b Pringle2478992-30.77
MS Sinclairc Hopkins b Bradburn4761-57.14
*MJ Greatbatchc Hart b Tait42743--14.81
JDP Oramb Bradburn1914--11.11
RG Petriec Parlane b Hart3137512183.78
+RG Hartlbw b Hart1914--11.11
CJM Furlongrun out4911--44.44
MR Jeffersonnot out2235442-62.86
HT Davisc Parlane b Pringle1622282-72.73
GR Jonasc Bailey b Pringle158--20.00
Extras(7 lb, 6 w)13
Total(all out, 42.3 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-27, 3-41, 4-46, 5-64, 6-78, 7-87, 8-92, 9-122, 10-136 (42.3 ov)
Northern Conference bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Bradburn10   0353--20.003.50
Walmsley10   23002--3.00
Tait8   12221-24.002.75
Hart6   0191--36.003.17

--> Wickets given to bowlers do not agree with batting scorecard for the Central Conference innings
--> JDP Oram made his debut in List A matches
--> CM Spearman passed 1500 runs in List A matches when he reached 9
--> MR Jefferson passed his previous highest score of 10 in List A matches
--> GE Bradburn reached 50 wickets in List A matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Central Conference innings