Central Conference v Southern Conference
Shell Shield 1997/98
VenueVictoria Park, Wanganui on 16th November 1997 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossCentral Conference won the toss and decided to field
ResultCentral Conference won by 5 wickets
PointsCentral Conference 2; Southern Conference 0
UmpiresMB Glenny, EA Watkin

Southern Conference inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CB Gaffaneyb Bulfin61417--42.86
*DJ Murrayc Hart b Jefferson34631011-53.97
CD Cummingc Twose b Walker113436--32.35
LG Howellc Hart b Walker21113--18.18
SE Bondb Jefferson26231912113.04
WA Wisneskic Greatbatch b Larsen111117--100.00
MH Richardsonb Jonas51115--45.45
RA Lawsonc Hart b Larsen3711--42.86
+MG Croynot out71323--53.85
ND Morlandnot out141715--82.35
AJ Galedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 5 w)9
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 34 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-30, 3-49, 4-84, 5-90, 6-102, 7-103, 8-107
Central Conference bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Bulfin7   21511-42.002.14
Jonas6   0221--36.003.67
Larsen7   0152--21.002.14
Walker7   03522-21.005.00
Jefferson7   03722-21.005.29

Central Conference inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CM Spearmanc Croy b Wisneski22181722122.22
MD Bellc Gale b Morland123866--31.58
RG Twoseb Bond2752693-51.92
*MJ Greatbatchc Howell b Gale2832503-87.50
MS Sinclairnot out2141481-51.22
MDJ Walkerc Croy b Richardson41115--36.36
GR Larsennot out053--0.00
+RG Hartdid not bat      
CE Bulfindid not bat      
MR Jeffersondid not bat      
GR Jonasdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 9 w)15
Total(5 wickets, 32.2 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-65, 3-88, 4-118, 5-128
Southern Conference bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Wisneski7   03314-42.004.71
Bond7   02511-42.003.57
Gale7   11711-42.002.43
Cumming4   02201--5.50
Richardson2   201--12.000.00

--> The match was reduced before play started to 34 overs per side
--> SE Bond made his debut in List A matches

Match reduced to 34 overs per side due to rain.