Result
5th ODI, Auckland, Mar 8 1998, Zimbabwe tour of New Zealand
231/9
(50 ov, target 232)
229/9
New Zealand won by 2 runs
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
New Zealand Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LG Howell c Strang b Rennie1780014.28
NJ Astle c GJ Whittall b GW Flower62841263273.80
SP Fleming (c) b AR Whittall2732455084.37
MJ Horne c Rennie b Strang1113142084.61
CD McMillan c Wishart b Strang314150021.42
CL Cairns  b AR Whittall033000.00
CZ Harris not out54821234265.85
AC Parore c †A Flower b Viljoen711170063.63
DJ Nash c Rennie b Strang2837421075.67
DL Vettori c †A Flower b Streak21131621161.53
SB Doull not out53810166.66
Extras(lb 4, w 8)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.62)231/9
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Llorne Howell, 1.5 ov), 2-75 (Stephen Fleming, 11.4 ov), 3-88 (Matt Horne, 14.6 ov), 4-96 (Craig McMillan, 18.4 ov), 5-96 (Chris Cairns, 19.3 ov), 6-121 (Nathan Astle, 29.4 ov), 7-135 (Adam Parore, 34.1 ov), 8-181 (Dion Nash, 45.3 ov), 9-213 (Daniel Vettori, 48.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HH Streak503817.60---30
JA Rennie504519.00---00
PA Strang1014434.40---20
AR Whittall1012422.40---20
DP Viljoen1003513.50---00
GW Flower1004114.10---10
Zimbabwe Innings (target: 232 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c Fleming b McMillan5575925173.33
CB Wishart  b Cairns67141085.71
MW Goodwin  b Harris2740504067.50
A Flower  b Vettori2749711055.10
ADR Campbell (c)c Astle b Vettori3055642054.54
GJ Whittall c Horne b Doull2931683193.54
DP Viljoen  b Vettori1416171087.50
HH Streak  b Cairns28110025.00
PA Strang run out (Astle)23172321135.29
JA Rennie not out22600100.00
AR Whittall not out11100100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 1, w 2)13
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.58)229/9
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Craig Wishart, 3.4 ov), 2-76 (Murray Goodwin, 16.5 ov), 3-106 (Grant Flower, 23.1 ov), 4-143 (Andy Flower, 35.3 ov), 5-162 (Alistair Campbell, 39.5 ov), 6-180 (Dirk Viljoen, 43.1 ov), 7-190 (Heath Streak, 45.2 ov), 8-224 (Guy Whittall, 48.6 ov), 9-228 (Paul Strang, 49.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SB Doull715417.71---20
CL Cairns1004324.30---01
DJ Nash702603.71---00
DL Vettori1012932.90---00
CZ Harris904214.66---00
CD McMillan702513.57---00
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Daniel Vettori
Player Of The Series
Nathan Astle
Series resultNew Zealand won the 5-match series 4-1
Match numberODI no. 1296
Season1997/98
Match days8 March 1998 (50-over match)
Umpires
Doug Cowie
Dave Quested
TV Umpire
Billy Bowden
Match Referee
Hanumant Singh
MATCH NOTES
  • New Zealand innings: 1x5 ball over (36th over, bowled by GW Flower, called by umpire DM Quested).