Result
2nd Test, Wellington, Mar 24-27 2000, Australia tour of New Zealand
298 & 294
(54.1 ov, target 174)
419 & 177/4
Australia won by 6 wickets
Player Of The Match
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Horne c Warne b Lee412181033.33
CM Spearman c †Gilchrist b Lee43710133.33
MS Sinclair lbw b Miller425371016.00
SP Fleming (c)c Miller b Warne1644711036.36
NJ Astle c ME Waugh b Warne61941188064.89
CD McMillan c †Gilchrist b Lee11420007.14
CL Cairns c Blewett b Miller10913820514278.98
AC Parore c †Gilchrist b Blewett46971134247.42
DL Vettori c Langer b Warne2744465061.36
SB Doull c Slater b Warne12121810100.00
SB O'Connor not out2490050.00
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 3)12
TOTAL(80.5 Ov, RR: 3.68, 335 Mts)298
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Craig Spearman, 1.3 ov), 2-9 (Matt Horne, 3.5 ov), 3-18 (Mathew Sinclair, 9.6 ov), 4-53 (Stephen Fleming, 19.5 ov), 5-66 (Craig McMillan, 24.3 ov), 6-138 (Nathan Astle, 38.4 ov), 7-247 (Adam Parore, 69.1 ov), 8-282 (Chris Cairns, 77.1 ov), 9-287 (Daniel Vettori, 78.5 ov), 10-298 (Simon Doull, 80.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1746003.5202
B Lee1724932.8800
CR Miller2027823.9000
SK Warne14.516844.5801
GS Blewett812413.0000
SR Waugh401002.5000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater c †Parore b McMillan14321427722166.82
GS Blewett c Astle b Doull0914000.00
SK Warne lbw b Vettori771410100.00
JL Langer c †Parore b Cairns1218262066.66
ME Waugh c Sinclair b Cairns3770042.85
SR Waugh (c)not out15131241323048.39
DR Martyn c †Parore b McMillan7810112014077.22
AC Gilchrist c †Parore b O'Connor321280014.28
B Lee lbw b O'Connor067000.00
CR Miller c & b McMillan4561080.00
GD McGrath c & b Cairns1426331053.84
Extras(lb 1, nb 3)4
TOTAL(120.3 Ov, RR: 3.47, 476 Mts)419
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Greg Blewett, 3.3 ov), 2-29 (Shane Warne, 6.6 ov), 3-47 (Justin Langer, 12.6 ov), 4-51 (Mark Waugh, 14.3 ov), 5-250 (Michael Slater, 71.3 ov), 6-364 (Damien Martyn, 101.2 ov), 7-375 (Adam Gilchrist, 108.3 ov), 8-375 (Brett Lee, 110.3 ov), 9-386 (Colin Miller, 111.5 ov), 10-419 (Glenn McGrath, 120.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CL Cairns26.3211034.1502
SB Doull1937814.1000
DL Vettori1515013.3301
SB O'Connor2627823.0000
NJ Astle1124504.0900
CD McMillan23105732.4700
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Horne  b Lee1453911026.41
CM Spearman c Langer b Miller38981265038.77
MS Sinclair  b Lee033000.00
SP Fleming (c)c Blewett b Miller601541986038.96
NJ Astle  b Warne1419222073.68
CD McMillan c ME Waugh b Warne011000.00
CL Cairns lbw b McGrath69831154683.13
AC Parore run out (Blewett)33931315035.48
DL Vettori c SR Waugh b Lee822322036.36
SB Doull c SR Waugh b Warne40344361117.64
SB O'Connor not out420261020.00
Extras(b 3, lb 8, nb 3)14
TOTAL(96.2 Ov, RR: 3.05, 398 Mts)294
Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Matt Horne, 22.1 ov), 2-46 (Mathew Sinclair, 22.4 ov), 3-69 (Craig Spearman, 30.5 ov), 4-88 (Nathan Astle, 37.1 ov), 5-88 (Craig McMillan, 37.2 ov), 6-198 (Chris Cairns, 64.2 ov), 7-205 (Stephen Fleming, 71.4 ov), 8-222 (Daniel Vettori, 78.4 ov), 9-276 (Simon Doull, 89.3 ov), 10-294 (Adam Parore, 96.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath22.2113511.5601
B Lee2368733.7802
CR Miller2155422.5700
SK Warne2779233.4000
GS Blewett301505.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 174 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Slater st †Parore b Vettori1223372052.17
GS Blewett  b Cairns251141301021.92
JL Langer c Spearman b O'Connor57751305176.00
ME Waugh not out4470946062.85
SR Waugh (c)c Fleming b O'Connor1522253068.18
DR Martyn not out1721303080.95
Extras(b 2, lb 2, w 3)7
TOTAL(54.1 Ov, RR: 3.26, 225 Mts)177/4
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Michael Slater, 9.1 ov), 2-83 (Greg Blewett, 32.2 ov), 3-110 (Justin Langer, 40.2 ov), 4-144 (Steve Waugh, 46.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CL Cairns1324513.4600
SB O'Connor1134223.8100
DL Vettori811912.3710
SB Doull1023503.5000
CD McMillan201306.5000
NJ Astle10.141901.8600
MATCH DETAILS
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Michael Slater
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1491
Season1999/00
Match days24,25,26,27 March 2000 (5-day match)
Umpires
Dave Quested
Riazuddin
TV Umpire
Evan Watkin
Match Referee
Mike Denness
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 24 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 29/2 (MJ Slater 22*, 7 ov)
Sat, 25 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 318/5 (SR Waugh 109*, DR Martyn 41*, 87.4 ov)
Sun, 26 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 189/5 (SP Fleming 53*, CL Cairns 61*, 58 ov)
Mon, 27 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 177/4 (54.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Play started at 10.09am
  • Lunch: New Zealand 285/9 (AC Parore 28*, SB O'Connor 0*)
  • Tea: Australia 58/1 (GS Blewett 18* JL Langer 26*)
  • JL Langer 50 off 71 balls, 91 mins, 4 x 4's, 1 x 6
  • Play finished at 5.36pm
  • Partnerships
  • New Zealand:
  • Wicket 6: Score 198 - Cairns & Fleming 110 runs, 115 mins, 163 balls
  • Wicket 7: Score 205 - Fleming & Parore 7 runs, 27 mins, 45 balls
  • Wicket 8: Score 222 - Vettori & Parore 17 runs, 32 mins, 42 balls
  • Wicket 9: Score 276 - Doull & Parore 54 runs, 43 mins, 65 balls
  • Wicket 10: Score 294 - Parore & O'Connor 18 runs, 26 mins, 41 balls
  • Australia
  • Wicket 1: Score 22 - Slater & Blewett 22 runs, 37 mins, 55 balls
  • Wicket 2: Score 83 - Blewett & Langer 61 runs, 92 mins, 139 balls
  • Wicket 3: Score 110 - Langer & ME Waugh 27 runs, 37 mins, 48 balls
  • Wicket 4: Score 144 - SR Waugh & ME Waugh 30 runs, 30 mins, 45 balls
  • NZ 200: 10.39am, 271 mins, 392 balls (last 50: 65 mins, 93 balls)
  • NZ 250: 11.59am, 351 mins, 505 balls (last 50: 80 mins, 113 balls)
  • Aus 50: 2.59pm, 87 mins, 122 balls
  • Aus 100: 4.29pm, 158 mins, 230 balls (last 50: 71 mins, 108 balls)
  • Aus 150: 5.15pm, 202 mins, 289 balls (last 50: 46 mins, 59 balls)
Day 3
  • Play started at 10.00am
  • Lunch: Australia 419 ao (SR Waugh 151*)
  • Tea: New Zealand 69/3 (CM Spearman 38*, SP Fleming 15*)
  • DR Martyn 50 off 70 balls, 86 mins, 9 x 4's
  • SR Waugh 150 off 311 balls, 415 mins, 23 x 4's
  • CL Cairns 50 off 54 balls, 68 mins, 2 x 4's 6 x 6's
  • SP Fleming 50 off 94 balls, 135 mins, 5 x 4's
  • 12.03pm off the field for five minutes due to a light shower
  • Players left field at 5.28pm due to bad light
  • Stumps were called at 5.43pm
  • Partnerships
  • Australia:
  • Wicket 6: Score 364 - Martyn & SR Waugh 114 runs, 120 mins, 181 balls
  • Wicket 7: Score 375 - Gilchrist & SR Waugh 11 runs, 28 mins, 43 balls
  • Wicket 8: Score 375 - Lee & SR Waugh 0 runs, 7 mins, 12 balls
  • Wicket 9: Score 386 - Miller & SR Waugh 11 runs, 6 mins, 8 balls
  • Wicket 10: Score 419 - McGrath & SR Waugh 33 runs, 33 mins, 52 balls
  • New Zealand:
  • Wicket 1: Score 46 - Horne & Spearman 46 runs, 91 mins, 133 balls
  • Wicket 2: Score 46 - Sinclair & Spearman 0 runs, 3 mins, 3 balls
  • Wicket 3: Score 69 - Spearman & Fleming 23 runs, 20 mins, 49 balls
  • Wicket 4: Score 88 - Astle & Fleming 19 runs, 22 mins, 38 balls
  • Wicket 5: Score 88 - McMillan & Fleming 0 runs, 1 min, 1 ball
  • Aus 350: 10.34am, 376 mins, 573 balls (last 50: 47 mins, 64 balls)
  • Aus 400: 11.58am, 460 mins, 698 balls (last 50: 84 mins, 125 balls)
  • NZ 50: 2.52pm, 109 mins, 156 balls
  • NZ 100: 4.17pm, 171 mins, 261 balls (last 50: 62 mins, 105 balls)
  • NZ 150: 4.52pm, 206 mins, 299 balls (last 50: 35 mins, 38 balls)
Day 2
  • Lunch: Australia 91/4 (MJ Slater 47*, SR Waugh 21*)
  • Tea: Australia 224/4 (MJ Slater 127*, SR Waugh 73*)
  • MJ Slater 50 off 97 balls, 8 x 4's
  • MJ Slater 100 off 151 balls, 190 mins, 15 x 4's, 1 x 6
  • SR Waugh 50 off 94 balls, 134 mins, 8 x 4's
  • SR Waugh 100 off 207 balls, 256 mins, 16 x 4's
  • New ball taken at Australia 274/5 80 overs - the 73rd of the day
  • 54 minutes of play was lost at 12.25pm when players left the field due to rain
  • Play was called off at 5.45pm due to bad light
  • Partnerships
  • Australia:
  • Wicket 3: Score 47 - Langer & Slater 18 runs, 25 mins, 36 balls
  • Wicket 4: Score 51 - ME Waugh & Slater 4 runs, 7 mins, 9 balls
  • Wicket 5: Score 250 - Slater & SR Waugh 199 runs, 214 mins, 343 balls
  • Aus 50: 11.02am, 59 mins, 83 balls
  • Aus 100: 1.55pm, 134 mins, 195 balls (last 50: 73 mins, 112 balls)
  • Aus 150: 2.33pm, 172 mins, 259 balls (last 50: 38 mins, 64 balls)
  • Aus 200: 3.24pm, 223 mins, 338 balls (last 50: 51 mins, 79 balls)
  • Aus 250: 4.35pm, 273 mins, 422 balls (last 50: 50 mins, 84 balls)
  • Aus 300: 5.31pm, 329 mins, 507 balls (last 50: 56 mins, 85 balls)
Day 1
  • Lunch: New Zealand 69/5 (NJ Astle 33*, CL Cairns 3*) 27 overs
  • Tea: New Zealand 204/6 (CL Cairns 82*, AC Parore 25*) 59 overs
  • NJ Astle 50 off 80 balls, 102 mins
  • CL Cairns 50 off 54 balls, 68 mins
  • CL Cairns 100 off 123 balls, 159 mins
  • CL Cairns third Test century
  • New Zealand 1st innings: 1x5 ball over (67th over - GD McGrath's 17th over)
  • Partnerships
  • New Zealand:
  • Wicket 1: Score 4 - Spearman & Horne(0*) 4 runs, 7 mins, 9 balls
  • Wicket 2: Score 9 - Horne & Sinclair(0*) 5 runs, 10 mins, 14 balls
  • Wicket 3: Score 18 - Sinclair & Fleming(5*) 9 runs, 26 mins, 37 balls
  • Wicket 4: Score 53 - Fleming & Astle(22*) 35 runs, 44 mins, 59 balls
  • Wicket 5: Score 66 - McMillan & Astle(33*) 13 runs, 19 mins, 28 balls
  • Wicket 6: Score 138 - Astle & Cairns(41*) 72 runs, 54 mins, 88 balls (50 P'ship off 72 balls, 44 mins)
  • Wicket 7: Score 247 - Parore & Cairns(103*) 109 runs, 113 mins, 182 balls (50 P'ship off 95 balls, 62 mins; 100 P'ship off 170 balls, 104 mins)
  • Wicket 8: Score 282 - Cairns & Vettori(25*) 35 runs, 36 mins, 48 balls
  • Wicket 9: Score 287 - Vettori & Doull(3*) 5 runs, 7 mins, 10 balls
  • Wicket 10: Score 298 - Doull & O'Connor(2*) 11 runs, 9 mins, 12 balls
  • Australia:
  • Wicket 1: Score 8 - Blewett & Slater 8 runs, 14 mins, 21 balls
  • Wicket 2: Score 29 - Warne & Slater 21 runs, 14 mins, 21 balls
  • NZ 50: 11.53am, 83 mins, 111 balls
  • NZ 100: 1.34pm, 145 mins, 204 balls (last 50: 62 mins, 93 balls)
  • NZ 150: 2.08pm, 179 mins, 257 balls (last 50: 34 mins, 53 balls)
  • NZ 200: 3.06pm, 237 mins, 346 balls (last 50: 58 mins, 89 balls)
  • NZ 250: 4.15pm, 286 mins, 425 balls (last 50: 49 mins, 79 balls)
General
  • 12th Men: PJ Wiseman (NZ) DW Fleming (Aus)