Shell Cup, 2000/01 /

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CricInfo Shell Cup survey shows cause for alarm

Jan 31, 2001: As New Zealand's CLEAR Black Caps search for a winning formula in the One-Day International programme they can take little comfort from the happenings in the Shell Cup

Lynn McConnell

Shell Cup rethink for New Zealand Cricket

Jan 30, 2001: Shell Cup cricket in New Zealand is to be the subject of a total rethink by New Zealand Cricket after this year's disappointing competition

Lynn McConnell

Stags to present Cup to Napier public

Jan 29, 2001: Napier's cricketing faithful will have the chance to acknowledge the Shell Cup winning performance of the Central Districts side during the tea break of the New Zealand-Sri Lanka One Day International at McLean Park tomorrow

Cup success a special treat for selector Netten

Jan 29, 2001: Basil Netten's not a household name in New Zealand cricket circles but there was no-one who could have been more satisfied with Central Districts' Shell Cup success on Sunday than he was

Lynn McConnell

Two into one doesn't go, not even in cricket

Jan 28, 2001: Cricketers have been wondering for years how to get rid of two troublesome batsmen at the same time, but it happened today at Jade Stadium in one of the more bizarre incidents of a weekend full of incident in the Shell Cup final

Lynn McConnell

The one-day kings are dead, long live the one-day kings

Jan 28, 2001: Canterbury's great era in New Zealand one-day domestic cricket is over

Lynn McConnell

Central Districts shrugs off whipping boys tag

Jan 28, 2001: Central Districts, perennial whipping boys in domestic cricket over the years, turned giant killers at Jade Stadium in Christchurch today and won a famous victory over Canterbury to claim the Shell Cup for only the second time in their history

Lynn McConnell

Central Districts take the win and set up third final tomorrow

Jan 27, 2001: Canterbury was forced to a third final tomorrow in its bid to retain the Shell Cup this summer after Central Districts took a 45-run win off it tonight at Jade Stadium in Christchurch

Lynn McConnell

Central Districts have all the work to do in second final

Jan 26, 2001: Central Districts would have to pick themselves up if they were to force Canterbury to a third final when they meet in the second Shell Cup final at Jade Stadium tomorrow

Lynn McConnell

Hadlee delighted in CD youth choice

Jan 26, 2001: Central Districts' promotion of young fast-medium bowlers this year has won a big vote of approval from the chairman of New Zealand's selection panel Sir Richard Hadlee

Lynn McConnell

Finals a new stage for Chris Martin to perform on

Jan 26, 2001: New Zealand's bowling find of the summer Chris Martin says he's still learning how to play the one-day game, but there'll be some in the Central Districts camp who think he knows more than enough

Lynn McConnell

Canterbury formula well worth patenting

Jan 24, 2001: Whoever dreamt up the quality in Canterbury cricket which causes all opponents in crucial games to choke at the most vital moments should patent it, because it's a winner

Lynn McConnell

CD the latest to try to break Canterbury dominance

Jan 23, 2001: Canterbury can afford to talk tough when it comes to Shell Cup finals, it has talked the talk and now walks the walk, and that is what Central Districts has to overcome in the best of three finals series which begins in Napier tomorrow

Lynn McConnell

Douglas cameo highlights a career that might have been

Jan 21, 2001: Central Districts matchwinner Mark Douglas didn't know if he was playing his last Shell Cup innings against Northern Districts in today's semi-final at Napier, but just in case it was, he wanted to be not out at the end

Lynn McConnell

Classic contest to provide second finalist

Jan 20, 2001: Sunday's Shell Cup semi-final between home Central Districts and visiting team Northern Districts is shaping as a classic battle between the younger and older elements on the New Zealand cricket scene

Lynn McConnell

Canterbury conjure remarkable turnaround to claim top spot

Jan 18, 2001: The glory boys from the capital could not halt Canterbury's heroic Shell Cup run today at Jade Stadium

Matthew Appleby

Auckland woeful one day, world-beaters the next

Jan 18, 2001: Auckland, who just missed setting an abysmally low record for a Shell Cup one-day game when they were humiliated by Central Districts on Tuesday, looked like world champions when they set a record score of 318 to five to take them to a 131-run

Don Cameron

Central demolish Otago to seal semi spot

Jan 18, 2001: The State Insurance Central Stags certainly roared at Queen's Park, Invercargill today when they comprehensively defeated the State Otago Volts by seven wickets in their Shell Cup contest

Warwick Larkins

Canterbury defies the odds to qualify on top

Jan 18, 2001: Canterbury did it again, to claim the first position in the Shell Cup final, when achieving a death-defying 14-run win over Wellington at Jade Stadium in Christchurch tonight

Lynn McConnell

Troubled Auckland to meet Cup leaders with little hope left

Jan 17, 2001: Auckland have made some changes after their crippling Shell Cup loss to Central Districts yesterday, but Auckland cannot change one thing

Don Cameron
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Tournament Results
Canterbury v Central D at Christchurch - Jan 28, 2001
Central D won by 8 wickets (with 72 balls remaining)
Canterbury v Central D at Christchurch - Jan 27, 2001
Central D won by 45 runs
Central D v Canterbury at Napier - Jan 24, 2001
Canterbury won by 13 runs
Central D v Northern D at Napier - Jan 21, 2001
Central D won by 3 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Auckland v Northern D at Auckland - Jan 18, 2001
Auckland won by 131 runs
Canterbury v Wellington at Christchurch - Jan 18, 2001
Canterbury won by 14 runs
Otago v Central D at Invercargill - Jan 18, 2001
Central D won by 7 wickets (with 206 balls remaining)
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