Northern Districts v Wellington
Shell Trophy 1996/97
VenueTrust Bank Park, Hamilton on 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th February 1997 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthern Districts won the toss and decided to field
ResultWellington won by 14 runs
PointsNorthern Districts 0; Wellington 12
UmpiresMB Glenny, RJ Pitcairn
Close of play day 1Wellington (1) 175/7 (Blackmore 50*, Jefferson 0*)
Close of play day 2Northern Districts (1) 186/8 (Nash 61*, Styris 28*)
Close of play day 3Wellington (2) 212 all out
Man of the MatchSJ Hotter

Wellington first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJB Chandlerc Nash b Tait34921183- 
JM Aikenc MN Hart b Yovich1441471- 
DS McHardyc Vettori b Tait2072882- 
*RG Twosec Pocock b Vettori4911-- 
JD Wellsb Tait1061651- 
SJ Blackmorec RG Hart b Vettori781952088- 
RG Petriec RG Hart b Vettori22331-- 
+CJ Nevinc Parlane b Vettori1454571- 
MR Jeffersonnot out23106112-- 
SJ Hotterb Vettori726301- 
GR Jonasc Nash b Tait41922-- 
Extras(13 b, 10 lb, 14 nb)37
Total(all out, 115.2 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-85, 3-90, 4-91, 5-120, 6-131, 7-175, 8-210, 9-234, 10-247 (115.2 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Styris5   2100--
Vettori41   11825--
Yovich12   5381-3
Bradburn13   3230--
MN Hart9   2120-1

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BA Pocockc Wells b Hotter269-- 
MN Hartc Petrie b Hotter106390-- 
GE Bradburnc Nevin b Jonas043-- 
MD Baileyc Nevin b Jonas1837373- 
ME Parlanec McHardy b Petrie1230321- 
DJ Nashc Nevin b Hotter762012517- 
JAF Yovichb Hotter21113-- 
+RG Hartlbw b Jefferson2987843- 
AR Taitc McHardy b Hotter41516-- 
SB Styrisc Nevin b Hotter561421527- 
DL Vettorinot out116202- 
Extras(7 lb, 16 nb, 1 w)24
Total(all out, 99 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-9, 3-35, 4-52, 5-52, 6-58, 7-119, 8-134, 9-229, 10-244 (99 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jonas20   661216
Hotter29   4776-2
Petrie19   5411--
Jefferson25   7481--
Twose5   290--
Wells1   010--

Wellington second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJB Chandlerlbw b Bradburn49921095- 
JM Aikenlbw b Yovich01013-- 
DS McHardyc and b Tait175-- 
*RG Twoseb Vettori02131-- 
JD Wellsc Styris b Bradburn2065731- 
SJ Blackmorec RG Hart b Vettori51591- 
RG Petriec RG Hart b Bradburn569112251 
+CJ Nevinb Vettori4295887- 
MR Jeffersonc Bradburn b Vettori188582-- 
SJ Hotterb Tait74241-1 
GR Jonasnot out149-- 
Extras(9 lb, 4 nb)13
Total(all out, 87.2 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-9, 3-38, 4-80, 5-85, 6-85, 7-174, 8-186, 9-208, 10-212 (87.2 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tait25   9542-1
Yovich5   1241-1
Bradburn22   8463--

Northern Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ME Parlanec McHardy b Jonas2945544- 
*BA Pocockc Wells b Hotter1510-- 
GE Bradburnlbw b Hotter51316-- 
MD Baileyb Petrie1026351- 
MN Hartc McHardy b Hotter069-- 
DJ Nashc Twose b Hotter2354832- 
+RG Hartc McHardy b Jonas51723-- 
JAF Yovichb Jonas7813914891 
SB Styrisc McHardy b Hotter21515-- 
DL Vettoric Nevin b Jonas82223-- 
AR Taitnot out2962853- 
Extras(5 lb, 6 nb)11
Total(all out, 66.5 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-31, 3-36, 4-46, 5-57, 6-71, 7-86, 8-96, 9-118, 10-201 (66.5 ov)
Wellington bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hotter20   7485-1
Petrie11   4181--
Jefferson12   2540--
Wells6   2220--
Twose3   130--

--> DJ Nash (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in Plunket Shield matches
--> DJ Nash (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in first-class matches
--> DJ Nash (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> SB Styris (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in first-class matches
--> SB Styris (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Plunket Shield matches
--> SJ Hotter reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Northern Districts first innings
--> GE Bradburn reached 150 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Wellington second innings
--> SJ Hotter reached 50 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Northern Districts second innings
--> ME Parlane retired hurt in the Northern Districts second innings having scored 24 (team score 36/2) - he returned when the score was 57/5

Play ended 90 minutes early due to bad light.