Australia tour of New Zealand, 1st Test: New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, Mar 11-15, 2000
Australia won by 62 runs
11,12,13,14,15 March 2000 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater b Cairns 5 18 19 1 0 26.31
GS Blewett c Astle b Wiseman 17 98 64 3 0 26.56
JL Langer st †Parore b Wiseman 46 69 47 8 1 97.87
ME Waugh not out 72 197 144 6 1 50.00
SR Waugh* c Spearman b Vettori 17 40 34 1 1 50.00
DR Martyn c Astle b Vettori 17 29 26 3 0 65.38
AC Gilchrist lbw b Wiseman 7 38 24 1 0 29.16
SK Warne c Fleming b Vettori 7 23 20 1 0 35.00
B Lee c †Parore b Vettori 6 14 14 0 0 42.85
CR Miller b Cairns 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath c Spearman b Vettori 8 34 31 0 0 25.80
Extras (b 7, lb 4, nb 1) 12
  Total (all out; 71 overs; 286 mins) 214 (3.01 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CL Cairns 18 0 71 2 3.94 (1nb)
  SB Doull 14 6 21 0 1.50
  DL Vettori 25 8 62 5 2.48
  PJ Wiseman 14 3 49 3 3.50
  New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Horne c Blewett b McGrath 3 22 22 0 0 13.63
CM Spearman c Martyn b Lee 12 56 38 2 0 31.57
MS Sinclair lbw b Warne 8 27 24 1 0 33.33
PJ Wiseman b Lee 1 18 16 0 0 6.25
SP Fleming* st †Gilchrist b Miller 21 79 58 4 0 36.20
NJ Astle c ME Waugh b Warne 31 62 39 5 0 79.48
CD McMillan lbw b Warne 6 35 20 0 0 30.00
CL Cairns c †Gilchrist b McGrath 35 73 66 2 2 53.03
AC Parore c †Gilchrist b McGrath 11 63 65 0 0 16.92
DL Vettori not out 15 29 22 2 0 68.18
SB Doull c Lee b McGrath 12 8 7 0 1 171.42
Extras (b 4, lb 1, nb 3) 8
  Total (all out; 62.1 overs; 240 mins) 163 (2.62 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 11.1 2 33 4 2.95 (2nb)
  CR Miller 22 8 38 1 1.72
  SK Warne 22 4 68 3 3.09 (1nb)
  B Lee 7 4 19 2 2.71
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GS Blewett c Spearman b Vettori 8 66 59 1 0 13.55
MJ Slater c Horne b Cairns 6 11 14 1 0 42.85
JL Langer c Astle b Vettori 47 82 64 3 2 73.43
ME Waugh c †Parore b Vettori 25 94 62 5 0 40.32
SR Waugh* c & b Wiseman 10 15 16 2 0 62.50
DR Martyn b Vettori 36 135 117 6 0 30.76
AC Gilchrist c Fleming b Vettori 59 115 99 7 1 59.59
SK Warne c Wiseman b Vettori 12 16 7 3 0 171.42
B Lee not out 6 27 14 1 0 42.85
CR Miller st †Parore b Vettori 8 6 9 0 1 88.88
GD McGrath lbw b Wiseman 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (b 7, lb 4) 11
  Total (all out; 77.5 overs; 291 mins) 229 (2.94 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CL Cairns 4 1 13 1 3.25
  PJ Wiseman 33.5 6 110 2 3.25
  DL Vettori 35 11 87 7 2.48
  SB Doull 5 1 8 0 1.60
  New Zealand 2nd innings (target: 281 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Horne c Langer b Miller 11 32 30 2 0 36.66
CM Spearman lbw b McGrath 4 49 27 0 0 14.81
MS Sinclair lbw b Miller 6 12 11 1 0 54.54
SP Fleming* c †Gilchrist b Miller 8 26 24 1 0 33.33
NJ Astle b Warne 35 92 62 5 0 56.45
CD McMillan c Warne b Lee 78 197 163 11 2 47.85
CL Cairns c SR Waugh b Miller 20 51 51 2 1 39.21
AC Parore c SR Waugh b Lee 26 66 48 0 2 54.16
DL Vettori c Warne b Miller 0 11 4 0 0 0.00
SB Doull not out 5 19 14 0 0 35.71
PJ Wiseman c †Gilchrist b Warne 9 16 9 2 0 100.00
Extras (b 7, lb 7, nb 2) 16
  Total (all out; 73.3 overs; 290 mins) 218 (2.96 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 23 8 33 1 1.43 (2nb)
  B Lee 12 4 36 2 3.00
  CR Miller 18 5 55 5 3.05
  SK Warne 20.3 5 80 2 3.90

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 3-match series 1-0
Player of the match - DL Vettori (New Zealand)
Umpires - BF Bowden and S Venkataraghavan (India)
TV umpire - DB Cowie
Match referee - MH Denness (England)
Close of play
  • Sat, 11 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 26/4 (SP Fleming 0*, 17 ov)
  • Sun, 12 Mar - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 114/5 (DR Martyn 10*, AC Gilchrist 4*, 49 ov)
  • Mon, 13 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 151/5 (CD McMillan 57*, CL Cairns 20*, 48 ov)
  • Tue, 14 Mar - day 4 - no play
  • Wed, 15 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 218 (73.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
General
    • 12th men: SB O'Connor (NZ) and MS Kasprowicz (Aus).
    • Lunch: Australia 97/3 (ME Waugh 10*, SR Waugh 10*, 27 overs)
    • Tea: Australia 189/7 (ME Waugh 59*, Lee 3*, 59 overs)
    • Australia: 50 from 68 balls, 50 minutes; 100 from 166 balls, 121 minutes; 150 from 264 balls, 187 minutes; 200 from 389 balls, 265 minutes.
    • Australian 2nd wicket partnership (Blewett/Langer): 51 balls, 41 minutes.
    • ME Waugh: 50 from 96 balls, 132 minutes, 5x4,1x6
    • DL Vettori bowled unchanged from the Dominion Rd end, from the lunch break untill the end of the innings
    • Stadium lights were turned on late in the day due to bad light. This is the first time lights have been used in test in New Zealand.
    • Attendance: 3500
    • Lunch: New Zealand 110/7 (Cairns 19*, Parore 5*, 45 overs)
    • Tea: Australia 38/1 (Blewett 4*, Langer 27*, 16 overs)
    • New Zealand: 50 from 155 balls, 102 minutes; 100 from 237 balls, 156 minutes; 150 from 268 balls, 234 minutes.
    • SP Fleming brought up 3000 test runs when he moved to 16, NZ 70/4
    • New Zealand 5th wicket partnership (Fleming/Astle): 50 from 88 balls, 60 minutes.
    • New Zealand 1st innings: 1x7 ball over (25th over - B Lee's 6th over, called by umpire BF Bowden)
    • Play delayed for 10 minutes at the start of play due to bad light, Stadium lights were turned on. Stumps was called 10 minutes later to compensate.
    • Australia: 50 from 112 balls, 68 minutes; 100 from 227 balls, 134 minutes
    • JL Langer reached 2000 runs in test cricket when he moved to 31
    • Attendance: 4500
    • Lunch: Australia 206/7 (Gilchrist 51*, Lee 0*, 72 overs)
    • Tea: New Zealand 15/1 (Spearman 4*, Sinclair 0*, 9 overs)
    • Australia: 150 from 359 balls, 217 minutes; 200 from 424 balls, 262 minutes.
    • Australia 6th wicket partnership (Martyn/Gilchrist): 50 from 101 balls, 62 minutes.
    • DL Vettori took his 100th test wicket when he bowled DR Martyn. At 21 years and 46 days, he is the third youngest to take 100 wickets, behind Kapil Dev and Waqar Younis. This is his 29th test match.
    • Play was delayed at 11:49am for 12 minutes due to rain
    • AC Gilchrist: 50 from 84 balls, 96 minutes, 6x4, 1x6
    • DL Vettori: 10 wickets in a match for the first time, his best match return (previous 9-130 vs Sri Lanka at Hamilton)
    • DL Vettori: 12-149 is the 2nd best match figures by a New Zealander in tests (Best: RJ Hadlee 15-123), best match figures by a New Zealand spinner (previous: Bracewell 10-109), best bowling by any player at Eden Park. 7-87 is the 8th best innings figures by a New Zealander (equal with Stephen Boock), and is the best bowling in an innings by a New Zealander at Eden Park.
    • Play delayed due to rain at 12:14pm. Lunch was taken early. 95 minutes in total were lost and play resumed at 2:30pm.
    • New Zealand: 50 from 113 balls, 77 minutes; 100 from 185 balls, 124 minutes; 150 from 274 balls, 180 minutes.
    • New Zealand 5th wicket partnership (Astle/McMillan): 50 from 69 balls, 45 minutes
    • CD McMillan: 50 from 50 balls, 59 minutes
    • Attendance: 1250
    • Heavy overnight rain left large pools of water on the outfield and the Morning session was called off, with an inspection of the ground by umpires scheduled at 1:30pm. Unfortunately shortly before the inspection, heavy rain returned, and at 2:10pm play for the day was abandoned.
    • New Zealand: 200 from 409 blls, 256 minutes
    • Thunderstorms overnight again delayed the start of play, which finally began at 11:30.
    • CR Miller: 5-55 is his best bowling in test cricket.
    • When Gilchrist caught Wiseman Warne becme the highest Australian test wicket taker, surpassing Dennis Lillee's total of 355.
    • Australia equal the record for consecutive test victories by an Australian team (eight, also held by Warwick Armstrong's 1920/21 team)
 
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