Result
3rd Test, Hobart, Nov 27 - Dec 1 1997, New Zealand tour of Australia
400 & 138/2d
(61 ov, target 288)
251/6d & 223/9
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MTG Elliott c Young b McMillan1142653358043.01
MA Taylor (c) b O'Connor1857791031.57
GS Blewett  b Doull9921026015047.14
ME Waugh c †Parore b O'Connor811612126050.31
SR Waugh c McMillan b Doull711140063.63
RT Ponting c †Parore b Cairns423340017.39
IA Healy c Young b O'Connor1627422059.25
PR Reiffel c Young b Doull1926343073.07
SK Warne st †Parore b Vettori1423332060.86
MS Kasprowicz c Doull b Cairns2041492048.78
SH Cook not out044000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 1, w 1)8
TOTAL(141.1 Ov, RR: 2.83, 554 Mts)400
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Mark Taylor), 2-238 (Matthew Elliott), 3-238 (Greg Blewett), 4-246 (Steve Waugh), 5-266 (Ricky Ponting), 6-291 (Ian Healy), 7-326 (Paul Reiffel), 8-353 (Shane Warne), 9-400 (Mark Waugh), 10-400 (Michael Kasprowicz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SB Doull33118732.6300
SB O'Connor34810132.9710
CL Cairns35.1138622.4401
NJ Astle1253202.6600
CD McMillan1544312.8600
DL Vettori1214513.7500
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Young  b Reiffel3179923039.24
MJ Horne c Elliott b Reiffel1332593279251.35
AC Parore lbw b SR Waugh441271692034.64
SP Fleming (c)c †Healy b SR Waugh012000.00
RG Twose lbw b Warne213130015.38
CD McMillan lbw b SR Waugh2890025.00
NJ Astle not out2242653052.38
CL Cairns not out1016251062.50
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 4)7
TOTAL(90 Ov, RR: 2.78, 354 Mts)251/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Bryan Young), 2-192 (Adam Parore), 3-192 (Stephen Fleming), 4-195 (Roger Twose), 5-198 (Craig McMillan), 6-229 (Matt Horne)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MS Kasprowicz1314303.3003
PR Reiffel1482721.9200
SK Warne2748113.0000
SH Cook1325003.8402
ME Waugh821702.1200
GS Blewett511002.0000
SR Waugh922032.2200
MTG Elliott11000.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor (c)not out661271436051.96
ME Waugh lbw b O'Connor918291050.00
GS Blewett  b Vettori5665835086.15
SR Waugh not out218290011.11
Extras(b 4, lb 1)5
TOTAL(38 Ov, RR: 3.63, 143 Mts)138/2d
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Mark Waugh), 2-106 (Greg Blewett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SB Doull812803.5000
SB O'Connor923213.5500
DL Vettori1414813.4200
NJ Astle702503.5700
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 288 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MJ Horne lbw b Reiffel31273950114.81
NJ Astle c Ponting b Reiffel40376640108.10
CL Cairns st †Healy b Warne1821203085.71
SP Fleming (c)st †Healy b Warne0612000.00
CD McMillan c Taylor b Warne4159653169.49
BA Young c Ponting b Warne1027391037.03
AC Parore c Elliott b Warne4156903073.21
RG Twose run out (Taylor/SR Waugh)2958673050.00
DL Vettori c †Healy b SR Waugh3990033.33
SB Doull not out13544002.85
SB O'Connor not out03138000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7)9
TOTAL(61 Ov, RR: 3.65, 251 Mts)223/9
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (Matt Horne), 2-93 (Chris Cairns), 3-93 (Nathan Astle), 4-95 (Stephen Fleming), 5-137 (Bryan Young), 6-152 (Craig McMillan), 7-218 (Roger Twose), 8-221 (Adam Parore), 9-222 (Daniel Vettori)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MS Kasprowicz3033011.0000
PR Reiffel1424723.3500
SK Warne2868853.1400
ME Waugh611903.1600
SH Cook401704.2500
SR Waugh641011.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Greg Blewett
Player Of The Series
Mark Taylor
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1388
Season1997/98
Match days27,28,29,30 November, 1 December 1997 (5-day match)
Umpires
Russell Tiffin
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
Steve Randell
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 27 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 39/0 (MTG Elliott 20*, MA Taylor 18*, 15 ov)
Fri, 28 Nov - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 273/5 (ME Waugh 21*, IA Healy 3*, 108 ov)
Sat, 29 Nov - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 15/0 (BA Young 11*, MJ Horne 2*, 6.1 ov)
Sun, 30 Nov - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 14/0 (MA Taylor 5*, ME Waugh 9*, 6 ov)
Mon, 01 Dec - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 223/9 (61 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Lunch: Australia 138/2 (Taylor 66*, SR Waugh 2*)
  • Tea: New Zealand 137/5 (McMillan 30*, Parore 0*)
  • SB Doull and SB O'Connor 10th wicket partnership of 1 run from 64 balls to draw the match
  • Attendance: 934 (Total: 12396)
Day 4
  • Lunch: New Zealand 99/1 (Horne 55*, Parore 10*)
  • Tea: New Zealand 192/3 (Horne 111*)
  • Attendance: 2592
Day 3
  • Lunch: Australia 398/8 (ME Waugh 79*, Kasprowicz 20*)
  • Rain stopped play between 1.40pm and 1.49pm
  • Rain stopped play between 2.10pm and 2.13pm
  • Rain stopped plat at 2.39pm
  • Tea: New Zealand 15/0 (Young 11*, Horne 2*, 6.1 ov)
  • Attendance: 3665
Day 2
  • Rain stopped play between 11.55am and 12.06pm
  • Lunch: Australia 117/1 (Elliott 57*, Blewett 38*)
  • Tea: Australia 194/1 (Elliott 94*, Blewett 75*)
  • Blewett became the 6th player and first Australian to be dimissed for 99 twice in Tests.
  • Attendance: 3055
Day 1
  • Lunch: Australia 39/0 (Taylor 18*, Elliott 20*, 15 ov)
  • Rain stopped play at 12:02pm, during the drinks break. Although the covers were twice removed, there was no resumption of play.
  • Tea: No play
  • Attendance: 2150
General
  • Scorers: HM Bradshaw (Australia) and KE Broomhall (New Zealand)
  • Twelfth Men: AJ Bichel (Australia) and CZ Harris (New Zealand)