Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Gilchrist b McGrath
    12
    46
    72
    0
    0
    26.08
    c †Gilchrist b McGrath
    12
    27
    43
    3
    0
    44.44
    c Warne b Lee
    19
    32
    45
    2
    0
    59.37
    lbw b Lee
    30
    86
    123
    4
    0
    34.88
    lbw b Lee
    0
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Gilchrist b Lee
    79
    145
    193
    14
    0
    54.48
    c Martyn b Lee
    37
    92
    118
    7
    0
    40.21
    not out
    12
    41
    72
    2
    0
    29.26
    b Warne
    1
    14
    18
    0
    0
    7.14
    c †Gilchrist b McGrath
    3
    19
    15
    0
    0
    15.78
    c †Gilchrist b McGrath
    0
    6
    8
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    27 (b 5, lb 7, nb 13, w 2)
    TOTAL
    232 all out (82.5 Overs, RR: 2.8, 359 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-22 (CM Spearman, 8.5 ov), 2-42 (MJ Horne, 14.4 ov), 3-53 (MS Sinclair, 18.4 ov), 4-53 (NJ Astle, 18.6 ov), 5-131 (SP Fleming, 44.4 ov), 6-208 (CD McMillan, 66.4 ov), 7-212 (CL Cairns, 72.6 ov), 8-224 (PJ Wiseman, 77.1 ov), 9-227 (DR Tuffey, 80.5 ov), 10-232 (SB O'Connor, 82.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath21.585842.6503
    B Lee2387753.3425
    SK Warne2054512.2504
    CR Miller1142802.5401
    DR Martyn741201.7100
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Parore b O'Connor
    2
    13
    15
    0
    0
    15.38
    lbw b O'Connor
    2
    29
    38
    0
    0
    6.89
    lbw b O'Connor
    10
    14
    26
    2
    0
    71.42
    b Cairns
    4
    4
    10
    0
    0
    100.00
    c Sinclair b Wiseman
    28
    55
    81
    4
    0
    50.90
    c Fleming b Cairns
    3
    5
    7
    0
    0
    60.00
    not out
    89
    136
    210
    14
    1
    65.44
    c Horne b Wiseman
    75
    80
    91
    16
    0
    93.75
    c McMillan b Cairns
    8
    15
    19
    1
    0
    53.33
    b O'Connor
    7
    23
    20
    0
    0
    30.43
    c Tuffey b O'Connor
    2
    9
    10
    0
    0
    22.22
    Extras
    22 (b 4, lb 6, nb 12)
    TOTAL
    252 all out (61.5 Overs, RR: 4.07, 268 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-3 (ML Hayden, 3.5 ov), 2-16 (MJ Slater, 9.1 ov), 3-17 (SK Warne, 9.3 ov), 4-25 (JL Langer, 10.4 ov), 5-29 (SR Waugh, 12.2 ov), 6-104 (ME Waugh, 26.5 ov), 7-223 (AC Gilchrist, 49.3 ov), 8-233 (B Lee, 54.2 ov), 9-248 (GD McGrath, 59.4 ov), 10-252 (CR Miller, 61.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    CL Cairns2278033.6301
    SB O'Connor15.555153.2202
    DR Tuffey907508.3309
    NJ Astle43501.2500
    PJ Wiseman1133122.8100
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    run out (Miller)
    0
    11
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Gilchrist b Lee
    35
    110
    143
    3
    0
    31.81
    lbw b Miller
    24
    62
    83
    2
    0
    38.70
    c †Gilchrist b Miller
    2
    8
    8
    0
    0
    25.00
    c †Gilchrist b Warne
    26
    59
    98
    4
    0
    44.06
    c ME Waugh b Warne
    30
    76
    90
    5
    0
    39.47
    b McGrath
    71
    104
    136
    10
    2
    68.26
    c †Gilchrist b McGrath
    16
    30
    32
    3
    0
    53.33
    c †Gilchrist b Lee
    16
    54
    65
    3
    0
    29.62
    not out
    1
    5
    12
    0
    0
    20.00
    lbw b Lee
    0
    5
    5
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    8 (lb 4, nb 4)
    TOTAL
    229 all out (86.4 Overs, RR: 2.64, 345 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-3 (MJ Horne, 2.2 ov), 2-49 (MS Sinclair, 22.5 ov), 3-53 (SP Fleming, 24.6 ov), 4-71 (CM Spearman, 35.5 ov), 5-111 (NJ Astle, 49.3 ov), 6-130 (CD McMillan, 57.6 ov), 7-165 (AC Parore, 68.3 ov), 8-220 (PJ Wiseman, 84.2 ov), 9-228 (CL Cairns, 85.4 ov), 10-229 (SB O'Connor, 86.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath2075022.5002
    B Lee18.424632.4600
    CR Miller2055822.9000
    SK Warne25116122.4401
    SR Waugh301003.3301

Close of Play

  • Fri, 31 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 4/1 (MJ Slater 2*, SK Warne 0*, 5 ov)
  • Sat, 01 Apr - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 58/3 (CM Spearman 29*, NJ Astle 2*, 33 ov)
  • Sun, 02 Apr - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 137/3 (JL Langer 71*, SR Waugh 1*, 28 ov)
  • Mon, 03 Apr - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 212/4 (41.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Waugh predicts more success after end to perfect summer

    HAMILTON, NZ, April 3 AAP - Steve Waugh today predicted his Australian cricket team is only at the start of the record-breaking path it blazed throughout the summer, predicting another monumental harvest next season

  • Australians make it easy in the end

    Justin Langer's quick-fire century led Australia to a six-wicket win in the final test of the National Bank series in New Zealand, the virtually unchallenged march to the 210 needed for victory hardly in keeping with the ebb and flow of the previous

  • Gilchrist breaks record to cap stunning debut season

    HAMILTON, April 2 AAP - When Adam Gilchrist raced into the Test arena in November with a typically dashing 81, he quickly told journalists it might be nothing more than a bonus

  • Gilchrist, Langer star as Australia dominates third day

    The Trans-Tasman series continued its practice of record-setting as Australia rammed home the advantage on the third day of the third test in Hamilton

  • Australia follows the New Zealand pattern with highs and lows

    Australia came out of a day in which 306 runs were scored and 12 wickets fell maintaining the advantage they established in the first session of the first day - but only after seeing their first innings follow a disturbingly similar pattern to New