Canterbury v Central Districts
Shell Cup 1996/97
VenueDudley Park, Rangiora on 3rd January 1997 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossCentral Districts won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by 9 wickets
PointsCanterbury 2; Central Districts 0
UmpiresRS Dunne, PR Williams
Man of the MatchMF Sharpe

Central Districts inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CM Spearmanc McMillan b Sharpe3641565187.80
GP Sulzbergerrun out21120--18.18
LG Howellc Astle b Allott054--0.00
*MJ Greatbatchb Sharpe142--25.00
+MW Douglasc Astle b Sharpe4481-100.00
MS Sinclairc Astle b Priest3992945-42.39
MDJ Walkerlbw b Cairns172--14.29
GR Loveridgec Germon b Cairns93545--25.71
CO Findlayb Priest777-1100.00
AJ Pennnot out11621--6.25
CE Bulfinc Priest b Sharpe4321-133.33
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)7
Total(all out, 36.3 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Sulzberger), 2-14 (Howell), 3-15 (Greatbatch), 4-30 (Douglas), 5-48 (Spearman), 6-49 (Walker), 7-86 (Loveridge), 8-93 (Findlay), 9-107 (Sinclair), 10-111 (Bulfin)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Allott8   03111-48.003.88
Cairns8   12121124.002.62
Harris6   1190---3.17
Priest6   31321-18.002.17

Canterbury inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
NJ Astlenot out715977102120.34
BJK Doodyc and b Bulfin612151-50.00
CZ Harrisnot out2839614-71.79
DJ Murraydid not bat      
CD McMillandid not bat      
SP Flemingdid not bat      
CL Cairnsdid not bat      
*+LK Germondid not bat      
MW Priestdid not bat      
MF Sharpedid not bat      
GI Allottdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb, 3 w)9
Total(1 wicket, 18.1 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Doody)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Penn7   1250---3.57
Bulfin6   04212136.007.00
Findlay3   0170---5.67
Loveridge2   02201--11.00

--> Central Districts innings: 50 in 14.2 overs
--> Central Districts innings: 100 in 32.5 overs
--> Canterbury innings: 50 in 11.1 overs
--> Canterbury innings: 100 in 17.3 overs
--> NJ Astle 50 in 52 balls
--> MF Sharpe achieved his best innings bowling analysis in List A matches in the Central Districts innings (previous best was 4-30)

GR Loveridge dismissed on the 7th (legal) ball of CL Cairns' 5th over.
CZ Harris dropped by wicketkeeper MW Douglas with his score on 15.