2nd Test, Perth, Nov 20-23 1997, New Zealand tour of Australia
(64.2 ov)
217 & 174
Australia won by an innings and 70 runs
Player Of The Match
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
New Zealand217(74.4 overs)1st Innings
Shane Warne4/83(22.4)
Simon Cook2/36(10)
Australia461(131.4 overs)1st Innings
Steve Waugh96 (161)
Mark Waugh86 (149)
Chris Cairns4/95(28)
Shayne O'Connor3/109(31.4)
New Zealand174(64.2 overs)2nd Innings
Adam Parore63 (128)
Bryan Young23 (69)
Match details
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Steve Waugh
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1386
Match days20,21,22,23 November 1997 (5-day match)
Test debut
Simon Cook
George Sharp
Darrell Hair
TV Umpire
Terry Prue
Match Referee
Cammie Smith