Result
2nd Test, Bulawayo, Sep 25-29 1997, New Zealand tour of Zimbabwe
461 & 227/8d
(68 ov, target 286)
403 & 275/8
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GJ Rennie c Harris b O'Connor571221846046.72
GW Flower c Fleming b Vettori8315517812053.54
A Flower c Harris b Vettori39771116050.64
GJ Whittall not out20335945322256.54
ADR Campbell (c)c Astle b O'Connor722361031.81
DL Houghton  b Cairns3259936054.23
PA Strang c Harris b Vettori538350013.15
HH Streak lbw b Cairns1773932023.28
BC Strang c Fleming b Cairns01615000.00
AG Huckle c †Parore b Vettori044000.00
EZ Matambanadzo c Fleming b O'Connor44366109.30
Extras(lb 10, nb 2, w 2)14
TOTAL(161 Ov, RR: 2.86)461
Fall of wickets: 1-144 (Grant Flower), 2-148 (Gavin Rennie), 3-218 (Andy Flower), 4-244 (Alistair Campbell), 5-322 (Dave Houghton), 6-343 (Paul Strang), 7-416 (Heath Streak), 8-420 (Bryan Strang), 9-421 (Adam Huckle), 10-461 (Everton Matambanadzo)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Sewell1938104.2601
SB O'Connor2798032.9621
CL Cairns36119732.6900
DL Vettori581116542.8400
CZ Harris1461300.9200
NJ Astle721502.1400
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CM Spearman c Huckle b PA Strang471301898036.15
BA Pocock lbw b PA Strang271331462020.30
MJ Horne lbw b PA Strang523250021.73
SP Fleming (c)c PA Strang b Huckle2745533060.00
NJ Astle c sub (AR Whittall) b Huckle9617621813254.54
CL Cairns c Rennie b Huckle022000.00
AC Parore c GW Flower b Huckle1735412048.57
CZ Harris  b Huckle7122827810031.14
DL Vettori c BC Strang b Huckle9016217614055.55
SB O'Connor run out (GW Flower)724231029.16
DG Sewell not out11713005.88
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 5)15
TOTAL(161.4 Ov, RR: 2.49)403
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Blair Pocock), 2-76 (Matt Horne), 3-92 (Craig Spearman), 4-130 (Stephen Fleming), 5-130 (Chris Cairns), 6-162 (Adam Parore), 7-259 (Nathan Astle), 8-371 (Chris Harris), 9-389 (Shayne O'Connor), 10-403 (Daniel Vettori)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HH Streak1552601.7300
EZ Matambanadzo1545203.4601
PA Strang471911032.3400
AG Huckle40.41010962.6801
BC Strang26125001.9202
GJ Whittall611402.3301
GW Flower1021901.9000
ADR Campbell201306.5000
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GJ Rennie lbw b Astle2463813038.09
GW Flower run out (Spearman)49466880106.52
A Flower c & b Harris725310028.00
GJ Whittall run out (Harris)45841057153.57
ADR Campbell (c)not out591211618048.76
DL Houghton c Harris b Vettori1322312059.09
PA Strang lbw b Vettori2670033.33
HH Streak run out (Harris)1240050.00
BC Strang  b Cairns1013142076.92
AG Huckle not out079000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 5, w 3)17
TOTAL(64 Ov, RR: 3.54)227/8d
Did not bat: EZ Matambanadzo 
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Grant Flower), 2-80 (Gavin Rennie), 3-91 (Andy Flower), 4-172 (Guy Whittall), 5-202 (Dave Houghton), 6-204 (Paul Strang), 7-205 (Heath Streak), 8-219 (Bryan Strang)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Sewell40902.2510
SB O'Connor503406.8010
CL Cairns1114914.4512
DL Vettori1836923.8300
NJ Astle961611.7700
CZ Harris1744112.4103
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 286 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Pocock c PA Strang b Huckle62961398064.58
CM Spearman c Campbell b Huckle2740384067.50
MJ Horne c Campbell b Huckle2956555051.78
SP Fleming (c)run out (PA Strang)751031517072.81
NJ Astle c GW Flower b PA Strang2153713039.62
CL Cairns c Houghton b Huckle89201088.88
AC Parore c GJ Whittall b Huckle2324340195.83
CZ Harris not out1223321052.17
DL Vettori run out (Houghton)78120087.50
SB O'Connor not out00200-
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 2)11
TOTAL(68 Ov, RR: 4.04)275/8
Did not bat: DG Sewell 
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Craig Spearman), 2-89 (Matt Horne), 3-138 (Blair Pocock), 4-207 (Nathan Astle), 5-221 (Chris Cairns), 6-240 (Stephen Fleming), 7-260 (Adam Parore), 8-275 (Daniel Vettori)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
EZ Matambanadzo201407.0000
BC Strang841501.8700
AG Huckle32214654.5602
PA Strang2318113.5200
GW Flower311003.3300
MATCH DETAILS
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
TossZimbabwe , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Zimbabwe
Player Of The Match
Guy Whittall
Player Of The Series
Grant Flower
Series result2-match series drawn 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1379
Season1997/98
Match days25,26,27,28,29 September 1997 (5-day match)
Test debut
David Sewell
Umpires
Russell Tiffin
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
Quintin Goosen
Match Referee
Sidath Wettimuny
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 25 Sep - day 1 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 263/4 (GJ Whittall 66*, DL Houghton 4*)
Fri, 26 Sep - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 23/0 (CM Spearman 14*, BA Pocock 7*)
Sat, 27 Sep - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 268/7 (CZ Harris 35*, DL Vettori 5*)
Sun, 28 Sep - day 4 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 152/3 (GJ Whittall 41*, ADR Campbell 19*)
Mon, 29 Sep - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 275/8 (68 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • GJ Whittall 100 off 228 balls in 246 minutes with 12 fours.
  • GJ Whittall 200 off 355 balls in 449 minutes.
  • The partnership between Vettori and Harris is the 2nd highest for NZ for the 8th wicket in Tests, Congdon and Cunis (136) still hold the record from 1971-72 v WI, also 2nd highest against Zimbabwe for the 8th wicket - (highest 313 by Wasim Akram and Saqlain Mushtaq, 1996-97)