Canterbury v Northern Districts
Shell Trophy 1997/98 (Final)
VenueDudley Park, Rangiora on 22nd, 23rd, 24th March 1998 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCanterbury won by an innings and 56 runs
UmpiresDB Cowie, EA Watkin
Close of play day 1Canterbury (1) 432/9 (Germon 46*, Wisneski 32*)
Close of play day 2Northern Districts (2) 21/0 (Young 1*, Marshall 18*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CD Cumminglbw b Doull5811715111- 
GR Steadlbw b Tuffey1119122- 
LG Howellc Vettori b Bradburn38961176- 
SP Flemingc RG Hart b Tuffey4873969- 
CZ Harrisc Bradburn b Doull1327362- 
NJ Astlec Young b Tait7987103123 
CD McMillanc MN Hart b Doull548110281 
CL Cairnsc Tuffey b Doull2115193- 
MW Priestc RG Hart b Styris1934522- 
*+LK Germonc RG Hart b Bradburn8015417811- 
WA Wisneskinot out89138143121 
Extras(9 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 138.2 overs)524
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-106, 3-124, 4-150, 5-201, 6-297, 7-326, 8-339, 9-364, 10-524 (138.2 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Doull29   41064--
Tuffey25   8702-1
Styris15   2621--
Tait19   56311-
Vettori24   31010--
MN Hart16   2680-1

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JAH Marshalllbw b Cairns1219251- 
*+RG Hartb Cairns021-- 
MD Baileylbw b Astle651331399- 
BA Youngc Germon b Cairns934351- 
GE Bradburnb Wisneski93952-- 
MN Hartc Astle b Wisneski11114-- 
SB Styrisb Cairns4753489- 
AR Taitc Fleming b Astle38891055- 
DL Vettoriretired hurt048-- 
DR Tuffeyc Germon b Astle1743442- 
SB Doullnot out1014142- 
Extras(1 b, 9 lb)10
Total(all out, 73.3 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-20, 3-44, 4-88, 5-94, 6-105, 7-152, 8-195, 9-218 (73.3 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns19   7394--
Wisneski18   5382--
McMillan5   0200--
Priest13   2560--
Harris9   1410--

Northern Districts second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Younglbw b Astle33941145- 
JAH Marshallb Wisneski2451554- 
MD Baileyrun out341011204- 
GE Bradburnnot out8624124614- 
MN Hartc Wisneski b Priest915121- 
SB Styrislbw b Wisneski28758121 
AR Taitc Germon b Wisneski013-- 
*+RG Hartlbw b Priest1359623- 
DR Tuffeylbw b Astle178-- 
SB Doullc Germon b Priest91111-1 
DL Vettorib Priest032-- 
Extras(7 lb, 6 nb)13
Total(all out, 109 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-77, 3-119, 4-130, 5-192, 6-192, 7-238, 8-241, 9-250, 10-250 (109 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cairns26   10630--
Wisneski21   7553-2
Astle21   7432--
Harris16   6290-1
Priest19   9244--
McMillan6   0290--

--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> CL Cairns (1) passed 1000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 14
--> LK Germon (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> WA Wisneski (1) passed his previous highest score of 86 in first-class matches
--> WA Wisneski (1) passed his previous highest score of 86 in Plunket Shield matches
--> MD Bailey (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> WA Wisneski reached 100 wickets in Plunket Shield matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northern Districts first innings
--> MW Priest reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Northern Districts second innings
--> DL Vettori retired hurt in the Northern Districts first innings having scored 0 (team score 152/7)