Result
3rd Test, Ahmedabad, Oct 29 - Nov 2 1999, New Zealand tour of India
583/7d & 148/5d
(95 ov, target 424)
308 & 252/2
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DJ Gandhi c †Parore b Cairns629381020.68
S Ramesh c Spearman b Harris11016922813065.08
R Dravid c †Parore b Vettori3364876051.56
SR Tendulkar (c)c Nash b Vettori21734449429063.08
SC Ganguly c Nash b Astle12525132320049.80
A Jadeja  b Vettori1348362027.08
MSK Prasad  b Vettori212130016.66
A Kumble not out2755624049.09
J Srinath not out3336553091.66
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 6)17
TOTAL(167 Ov, RR: 3.49)583/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Devang Gandhi, 8.4 ov), 2-102 (Rahul Dravid, 29.6 ov), 3-182 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 53.1 ov), 4-463 (Sourav Ganguly, 132.1 ov), 5-502 (Ajay Jadeja, 145.5 ov), 6-518 (Mannava Prasad, 149.6 ov), 7-521 (Sachin Tendulkar, 151.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CL Cairns2458213.4101
DJ Nash2868603.0704
DL Vettori57520043.5000
NJ Astle1725513.2300
CZ Harris1736413.7601
PJ Wiseman2428503.5400
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Stead c Ganguly b Kumble1761793027.86
MJ Horne c Dravid b Kumble22429008.33
DL Vettori c sub (R Vijay Bharadwaj) b Kumble316370018.75
CM Spearman c Ramesh b BKV Prasad1751782033.33
SP Fleming (c)c †MSK Prasad b Srinath481341908035.82
NJ Astle c Ganguly b BKV Prasad742273237132.59
AC Parore lbw b Kumble1142542026.19
CL Cairns  b Kumble721682369142.85
CZ Harris c Ramesh b Srinath1264802018.75
DJ Nash not out1438560036.84
PJ Wiseman lbw b Harbhajan Singh33842007.89
Extras(b 8, lb 14, nb 13)35
TOTAL(141.4 Ov, RR: 2.17)308
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Matt Horne, 8.1 ov), 2-29 (Daniel Vettori, 16.1 ov), 3-33 (Gary Stead, 18.3 ov), 4-65 (Craig Spearman, 32.5 ov), 5-135 (Stephen Fleming, 59.6 ov), 6-166 (Adam Parore, 73.5 ov), 7-231 (Nathan Astle, 109.3 ov), 8-284 (Chris Harris, 127.5 ov), 9-294 (Chris Cairns, 130.4 ov), 10-308 (Paul Wiseman, 141.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath35117222.0506
BKV Prasad2695222.0001
A Kumble48218251.7006
Harbhajan Singh30.487812.5400
SC Ganguly21201.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Ramesh c †Parore b Nash1620322080.00
SR Tendulkar (c) b Cairns15101630150.00
R Dravid run out (Harris/†Parore)1220430060.00
SC Ganguly  b Harris5362832285.48
MSK Prasad c †Parore b Astle1734451050.00
J Srinath not out1927281170.37
A Jadeja not out1219170063.15
Extras(lb 4)4
TOTAL(32 Ov, RR: 4.62)148/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Sachin Tendulkar, 2.6 ov), 2-35 (Sadagoppan Ramesh, 5.5 ov), 3-68 (Rahul Dravid, 11.5 ov), 4-114 (Mannava Prasad, 22.6 ov), 5-122 (Sourav Ganguly, 25.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CL Cairns612914.8300
DJ Nash803514.3700
DL Vettori2023011.5000
CZ Harris1104414.0000
NJ Astle501312.6000
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 424 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Horne c sub (R Vijay Bharadwaj) b Kumble411642163025.00
GR Stead c †MSK Prasad b Harbhajan Singh7817322110045.08
CM Spearman not out541291629041.86
SP Fleming (c)not out6411315411056.63
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 9)15
TOTAL(95 Ov, RR: 2.65)252/2
Fall of wickets: 1-131 (Matt Horne, 54.3 ov), 2-131 (Gary Stead, 55.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath1535903.9301
BKV Prasad1323602.7600
A Kumble31165711.8304
Harbhajan Singh2675512.1100
SR Tendulkar521903.8000
SC Ganguly402005.0004
R Dravid11000.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of India
Player Of The Match
Sachin Tendulkar
Player Of The Series
Anil Kumble
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1465
Season1999/00
Match days29,30,31 October, 1,2 November 1999 (5-day match)
Umpires
V.K.Ramaswamy
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Ivaturi Shivram
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 29 Oct - day 1 - India 1st innings 311/3 (SR Tendulkar 104*, SC Ganguly 51*, 90 ov)
Sat, 30 Oct - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 18/1 (GR Stead 11*, DL Vettori 0*, 11 ov)
Sun, 31 Oct - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 211/6 (NJ Astle 68*, CL Cairns 18*, 101 ov)
Mon, 01 Nov - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 21/0 (MJ Horne 10*, GR Stead 10*, 13 ov)
Tue, 02 Nov - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 252/2 (95 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Lunch: New Zealand 103/0 (Horne 31*, Stead 67*; 44 overs)
  • Tea: New Zealand 164/2 (Spearman 6*, Fleming 27*; 75 overs)
Day 4
  • Lunch: New Zealand 284/8 (Cairns 67*; 127.5 overs)
  • Tea: India 64/2 (Dravid 10*, Ganguly 22*; 11 overs)
  • New Zealand (1): 250 off 116.3 overs, 505 minutes;
  • 300 off 133.1 overs, 579 minutes.
  • 7th wicket partnership (Astle/Cairns): 50 off 179 balls, 117 minutes.
  • 8th wicket partnership (Cairns/Harris): 50 off 110 balls, 79 minutes.
  • CL Cairns: 50 off 135 balls, 182 minutes, 6x4, 1x6.
  • India (2): 50 off 9.2 overs, 52 minutes;
  • 100 off 19.2 overs, 93 minutes.
  • SC Ganguly: 50 off 54 balls, 70 minutes, 2x4, 2x6.
Day 3
  • Lunch: New Zealand 73/4 (Fleming 15*, Astle 4*; 37 overs)
  • Tea: New Zealand 145/5 (Astle 39*, Parore 0*; 63 overs)
  • New Zealand (1): 50 off 25.4 overs, 115 minutes;
  • 100 off 44 overs, 202 minutes;
  • 150 off 64.4 overs, 294 minutes;
  • 200 off 95.5 overs, 414 minutes.
  • 5th wicket partnership (Fleming/Astle): 50 off 102 balls, 76 minutes.
  • NJ Astle: 50 off 133 balls, 188 minutes, 5x4, 1x6.
Day 2
  • Lunch: India 403/3 (Tendulkar 153*, Ganguly 19*; 117 overs)
  • Tea: India 518/6 (Tendulkar 214*; 150 overs)
  • India (1): 350 off 100.5 overs, 432 minutes;
  • 400 off 116.1 overs, 495 minutes;
  • 450 off 127.4 overs, 538 minutes;
  • 500 off 143.4 overs, 594 minutes;
  • 550 off 119.3 overs, 650 minutes.
  • 4th wicket partnership (Tendulkar/Ganguly): 150 off 258 balls, 175 minutes;
  • 200 off 350 balls, 246 minutes;
  • 250 off 412 balls, 286 minutes.
  • 8th wicket partnership (Kumble/Srinath): 50 off 80 balls, 47 minutes.
  • SR Tendulkar: 150 off 241 balls, 366 minutes, 21x4;
  • 200 off 319 balls, 472 minutes, 29x4.
  • SC Ganguly: 100 off 210 balls, 279 minutes, 17x4.
Day 1
  • Lunch: India 93/1 (Ramesh 57*, Dravid 29*; 28 overs)
  • Tea: India 189/3 (Tendulkar 31*, Ganguly 6*; 57 overs)
  • India (1): 50 off 16.4 overs, 76 minutes;
  • 100 off 29.2 overs, 126 minutes;
  • 150 off 47 overs, 201 minutes;
  • 200 off 58.1 overs, 249 minutes;
  • 250 off 73.3 overs, 302 minutes;
  • 300 off 87.3 overs, 365 minutes.
  • 2nd wicket partnership (Ramesh/Dravid): 50 off 71 balls, 55 minutes.
  • 3rd wicket partnership (Ramesh/Tendulkar): 50 off 73 balls, 105 minutes.
  • 4th wicket partnership (Tendulkar/Ganguly): 50 off 101 balls, 59 minutes,
  • 100 off 172 balls, 107 minutes.
  • S Ramesh: 50 off 73 balls, 107 minutes, 5x4;
  • 100 off 155 balls, 211 minutes, 12x4.
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 87 balls, 139 minutes, 7x4;
  • 100 off 157 balls, 228 minutes, 16x4.
  • SC Ganguly: 50 off 117 balls, 146 minutes, 8x4.