North West v Eastern Province
Standard Bank League 1996/97
VenueGert Van Rensburg Stadium, Fochville on 22nd November 1996 (45-over match)
Balls per over6
TossNorth West won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEastern Province won by 8 wickets
PointsNorth West 0; Eastern Province 2
UmpiresDF Becker, RL Lee
Man of the MatchMC Venter

North West inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
S Nicolsonc Badenhorst b Ferreira2535452171.43
M Strydomst Morgan b Badenhorst5179944164.56
*GM Hewittc Morgan b Badenhorst1330394-43.33
MC Venternot out95708626135.71
LP Vorsternot out5864794-90.62
MJ Lavinedid not bat      
CT Enslindid not bat      
+EG Pooledid not bat      
L Botesdid not bat      
JN Dreyerdid not bat      
F Bairddid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb, 10 w)17
Total(3 wickets, innings closed, 45 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-52 (Nicolson), 2-94 (Hewitt), 3-100 (Strydom)
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Hayward9   1510---5.67
Ferreira8   1381--48.004.75
Baptiste9   0530---5.89
Badenhorst9   2522--27.005.78
Callaghan5   0280---5.60
Abrahams5   0310---6.20

Eastern Province inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
LJ Koenc Baird b Strydom70791178188.61
GC Victorc Baird b Strydom60566011-107.14
*KC Wesselsnot out79921179-85.87
DJ Callaghannot out3836615-105.56
MW Rushmeredid not bat      
+G Morgandid not bat      
EAE Baptistedid not bat      
Q Ferreiradid not bat      
S Abrahamsdid not bat      
A Badenhorstdid not bat      
M Haywarddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 11 w)13
Total(2 wickets, 42.1 overs)260
Fall of wickets:
1-106 (Victor), 2-170 (Koen)
North West bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Botes6   0370---6.17
Lavine8   0560---7.00
Enslin2   0170---8.50
Nicolson5   0360---7.20
Strydom9   0372--27.004.11
Baird5   0230---4.60
Hewitt3   0230---7.67

--> F Baird made his last appearance in List A matches
--> MC Venter passed his previous highest score of 77 in List A matches
--> MC Venter passed 1000 runs in List A matches when he reached 55
--> LJ Koen passed 2000 runs in List A matches when he reached 53
--> CT Enslin made his debut for North West in List A matches