Northern Districts v Canterbury
Shell Cup 1976/77
VenueCobham Oval, Whangarei on 26th, 27th, 28th December 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorthern Districts won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthern Districts 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Canterbury 9 (Batting 5, Bowling 4)
UmpiresBA Bricknell, RW Norris
Close of play day 1Northern Districts (1) 31/0 (Turner 13*, Howarth 14*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (2) 64/1 (Coman 32*, Congdon 1*)
Man of the MatchML Ryan

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BG Hadleelbw b Stimpson6     
PG Comanc MJE Wright b Stimpson26     
BE Congdonc MJE Wright b Cunis88     
BF Hastingsc Turner b Roberts25     
NM Parkerb Stimpson5     
DW Steadc Parker b Stimpson2     
*+ML Ryannot out93     
RJ Hadleec MJE Wright b Collinge32     
DR Hadleeb Collinge10     
SL Boockb Roberts16     
LJ Fordedid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 17 lb)26
Total(9 wickets, declared, 66.3 overs)329
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-41, 3-112, 4-133, 5-135, 6-182, 7-253, 8-279, 9-329 (66.3 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge19   3932--
Stimpson17   0894--
Cunis15   1571--
Dickeson9   0450--

Northern Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Turnerc Parker b Boock89     
GP Howarthc Ryan b DR Hadlee24     
JG Wrightlbw b DR Hadlee28     
JM Parkerc Ryan b DR Hadlee2     
ADG Robertslbw b DR Hadlee29     
RW Fultonb RJ Hadlee54     
+MJE Wrightc Boock b Congdon18     
CW Dickesonrun out9     
RO Collingec Parker b DR Hadlee2     
AJP Stimpsonnot out0     
RS Cunisdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 8 nb)18
Total(9 wickets, declared, 74.2 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-119, 3-125, 4-183, 5-183, 6-227, 7-263, 8-267, 9-273 (74.2 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RJ Hadlee21.22731--
Forde10   2250--
DR Hadlee23   4755--
Boock15   4571--
Congdon5   1251--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BG Hadleec MJE Wright b Cunis27     
PG Comanc JG Wright b Cunis104     
BE Congdonc MJE Wright b Stimpson12     
BF Hastingsb Dickeson38     
NM Parkernot out43     
DW Steaddid not bat      
*+ML Ryandid not bat      
RJ Hadleedid not bat      
DR Hadleedid not bat      
SL Boockdid not bat      
LJ Fordedid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(4 wickets, declared, 54 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-77, 3-156, 4-232 (54 ov)
Northern Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge5   1200--
Stimpson18   1951--
Cunis14   2432--
Roberts5   0150--
Dickeson12   1511--

Northern Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightnot out11     
+MJE Wrightst Ryan b Boock7     
GP Howarthnot out4     
*GM Turnerdid not bat      
JM Parkerdid not bat      
ADG Robertsdid not bat      
RW Fultondid not bat      
CW Dickesondid not bat      
RO Collingedid not bat      
AJP Stimpsondid not bat      
RS Cunisdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(1 wicket, 8.1 overs)28
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (MJE Wright)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RJ Hadlee4.11110--
Forde3   250--
Boock1   061--

--> Each first innings was limited to 75 overs
--> ML Ryan (1) passed 2000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 72
--> GM Turner (1) passed 23500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 55
--> PG Coman (2) passed his previous highest score of 103 in First-Class matches
--> PG Coman (2) passed his previous highest score of 103 in Plunket Shield matches
--> DR Hadlee reached 250 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Northern Districts first innings