Canterbury v Central Districts
Shell Trophy 1996/97
VenueDudley Park, Rangiora on 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd January 1997 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCentral Districts won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by an innings and 11 runs
PointsCanterbury 12; Central Districts 0
UmpiresBF Bowden, PR Williams
Close of play day 1Central Districts (1) 319/8 (Greatbatch 131*, Austin 6*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (1) 280/5 (Harris 115*, Priest 51*)
Close of play day 3Central Districts (2) 80/3 (Spearman 51*, Penn 0*)
Man of the MatchCZ Harris

Central Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GP Sulzbergerc Lane b Wisneski21414-- 
CM Spearmanc Doody b Allott625421- 
MS Sinclairc Murray b Bond1447643- 
LG Howelllbw b Allott498410771 
*MJ Greatbatchb Priest141290356161 
CJM Furlongc McMillan b Priest3397984- 
GR Loveridgec Harris b Priest2844335- 
AJ Pennb Wisneski53052-- 
DW Lamasonlbw b Bond34443-- 
+E Austinnot out2252644- 
CE Bulfinc Stead b Priest0108-- 
Extras(14 b, 18 lb, 12 nb)44
Total(all out, 121.5 overs)347
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Sulzberger), 2-19 (Spearman), 3-58 (Sinclair), 4-109 (Howell), 5-178 (Furlong), 6-224 (Loveridge), 7-271 (Penn), 8-303 (Lamason), 9-343 (Greatbatch), 10-347 (Bulfin)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allott25   7652-2
Wisneski26   8732-4
Bond15   5422--
Harris21   7430--

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CD Cummingc Greatbatch b Lamason1030322- 
*DJ Murrayc Austin b Penn41951656- 
BJK Doodylbw b Penn12026-- 
CZ Harrisnot out25153164729- 
CD McMillanc sub b Loveridge20235121 
GR Steadlbw b Sulzberger2045414- 
MW Priestc Sinclair b Lamason561141318- 
+MEL Lanest Austin b Furlong611732358- 
WA Wisneskirun out40726751 
SE Bondnot out3812-- 
GI Allottdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 10 lb, 14 nb, 4 w)40
Total(8 wickets, declared, 184 overs)543
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Cumming), 2-28 (Doody), 3-99 (Murray), 4-150 (McMillan), 5-193 (Stead), 6-286 (Priest), 7-455 (Lane), 8-527 (Wisneski)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Penn39   16892-5
Howell10   24202-
Furlong52   9150112
Sulzberger23   5581--

Central Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CM Spearmanc Harris b Priest96115149181 
GP Sulzbergerc Lane b Allott12834-- 
MS Sinclairc Lane b Wisneski4441- 
LG Howellb Priest2130334- 
AJ Pennlbw b Priest954562- 
*MJ Greatbatchrun out (Stead)2038333- 
CJM Furlongnot out21637111 
GR Loveridgec Stead b Harris31418-- 
DW Lamasonc sub b Priest1810-- 
+E Austinc Lane b Priest11512-- 
CE Bulfinlbw b Allott2713-- 
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 62.1 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Sulzberger), 2-36 (Sinclair), 3-74 (Howell), 4-126 (Penn), 5-147 (Spearman), 6-155 (Greatbatch), 7-160 (Loveridge), 8-168 (Lamason), 9-172 (Austin), 10-185 (Bulfin)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wisneski6   2241-1
Bond8   0400--
Priest25   8575--
Harris6   271--

--> SE Bond made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> SE Bond made his debut in First-Class matches
--> DW Lamason made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> DW Lamason made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> MJ Greatbatch (1) 100 in 209 balls, 242 minutes with 11 fours and 1 six
--> CZ Harris (1) 100 in 249 balls, 274 minutes
--> CZ Harris (1) passed his previous highest score of 140 in Plunket Shield matches
--> CZ Harris (1) passed his previous highest score of 140 in First-Class matches
--> CZ Harris (1) 200 in 444 balls, 542 minutes
--> CZ Harris (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 26
--> CM Spearman made his debut for Central Districts in First-Class matches
--> CM Spearman made his debut for Central Districts in Plunket Shield matches
--> GI Allott reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed LG Howell, his 2nd wicket in the Central Districts first innings