Result
1st Test, Auckland, Jan 24-28 1997, England tour of New Zealand
(114 ov)
390 & 248/9d
521
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Young lbw b Mullally441191415036.97
BA Pocock lbw b Gough701972868035.53
AC Parore c †Stewart b Cork628481021.42
SP Fleming c & b Cork12925436818150.78
NJ Astle c †Stewart b White1025272040.00
JTC Vaughan lbw b Cork321250014.28
CL Cairns c †Stewart b White671131407259.29
LK Germon (c) †c †Stewart b Gough1426401153.84
DN Patel lbw b Gough011000.00
SB Doull c Knight b Gough510161050.00
DK Morrison not out615170040.00
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 17, w 2)36
TOTAL(131.5 Ov, RR: 2.95, 560 Mts)390
Fall of wickets: 1-85 (Bryan Young), 2-114 (Adam Parore), 3-193 (Blair Pocock), 4-210 (Nathan Astle), 5-215 (Justin Vaughan), 6-333 (Chris Cairns), 7-362 (Lee Germon), 8-362 (Dipak Patel), 9-380 (Simon Doull), 10-390 (Stephen Fleming)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Cork32.589632.9204
AD Mullally27115512.0324
D Gough3259142.8406
PCR Tufnell2558003.2000
C White1535123.4004
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NV Knight lbw b Doull528311017.85
MA Atherton (c)c & b Patel8321327311038.96
AJ Stewart c & b Doull17327736223162.45
N Hussain c Fleming b Patel822251036.36
GP Thorpe hit wicket b Cairns11924534117048.57
JP Crawley run out (Doull)1443611032.55
C White lbw b Vaughan011000.00
DG Cork c Young b Morrison591922366130.72
D Gough c †Germon b Morrison219290010.52
AD Mullally c †Germon b Morrison2140832052.50
PCR Tufnell not out1949552038.77
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 2, w 2)18
TOTAL(187.4 Ov, RR: 2.77, 753 Mts)521
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Nick Knight), 2-200 (Mike Atherton), 3-222 (Nasser Hussain), 4-304 (Alec Stewart), 5-339 (John Crawley), 6-339 (Craig White), 7-453 (Graham Thorpe), 8-471 (Darren Gough), 9-478 (Dominic Cork), 10-521 (Alan Mullally)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Morrison24.4410434.2103
SB Doull391011823.0210
CL Cairns30310313.4310
NJ Astle1433302.3500
JTC Vaughan36105711.5800
DN Patel44109222.0900
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Pocock lbw b Gough2062742032.25
BA Young c Hussain b Cork324350012.50
AC Parore st †Stewart b Tufnell331061384031.13
SP Fleming c Crawley b Tufnell931360029.03
LK Germon (c) †run out (Hussain)1336533036.11
NJ Astle not out10221427913047.66
JTC Vaughan lbw b Tufnell210160020.00
CL Cairns  b Mullally723241030.43
DN Patel lbw b Mullally01523000.00
SB Doull  b Gough2640374065.00
DK Morrison not out141331660010.52
Extras(lb 11, nb 8)19
TOTAL(114 Ov, RR: 2.17, 445 Mts)248/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Bryan Young), 2-28 (Blair Pocock), 3-47 (Stephen Fleming), 4-88 (Lee Germon), 5-90 (Adam Parore), 6-92 (Justin Vaughan), 7-101 (Chris Cairns), 8-105 (Dipak Patel), 9-142 (Simon Doull)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Cork1634512.8101
AD Mullally26114721.8003
C White1022602.6001
D Gough2236623.0004
PCR Tufnell40185331.3202
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Alec Stewart
Nathan Astle
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1351
Season1996/97
Match days24,25,26,27,28 January 1997 (5-day match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
Doug Cowie
Match Referee
Peter Burge
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 24 Jan - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 233/5 (SP Fleming 58*, CL Cairns 15*)
Sat, 25 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 123/1 (MA Atherton 48*, AJ Stewart 67*)
Sun, 26 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 366/6 (GP Thorpe 57*, DG Cork 16*)
Mon, 27 Jan - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 56/3 (AC Parore 16*, LK Germon 4*)
Tue, 28 Jan - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 248/9d (114 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Lunch: NZ 105/8 (Astle 7*, Doull 0*)
  • Tea: NZ 207/9 (Astle 65*, Morrison 13*)
  • New ball taken by England after 81.2 overs.
  • Record 10th wicket partnership of 106* between NJ Astle and DK Morrison for New Zealand and England (previous best: 57 by FLH Mooney and J Cowie at Leeds in 1949). 13th century partnership for the 10th wicket in Test history. Last one: CL Hooper and CA Walsh 106 for West Indies v Pakistan at Antigua in 1992-93. Best ever: BF Hastings and RO Collinge 151 for New Zealand v Pakistan at Auckland, 1972-73. 3rd ever 100 partnership for the 10th wicket by New Zealand.
  • Play finished at 4:55pm
  • Man of the match adjudicator: Sir RJ Hadlee
Day 4
  • Lunch: Eng 448/6 (Thorpe 117*, Cork 38*)
  • Tea: Eng 521 (Tufnell 19*)
  • 2nd new ball taken by New Zealand after 182 overs.
Day 3
  • Lunch: Eng 193/1 (Atherton 79*, Stewart 104*)
  • Tea: Eng 285/3 (Stewart 165*, Thorpe 18*)
  • AJ Stewart 100 off 161 balls, 215 mins, 14x4 1x6, 10th Test 100, 4th against New Zealand.
  • AJ Stewart 150 off 254 balls, in 329 mins, 20x4, 1x6.
  • GP Thorpe 50 off 118 balls, in 177 mins.
  • New ball taken by New Zealand after 88.2 overs.
  • AJ Stewart 173 is the highest score in Tests by an England wicketkeeper and 6th equal highest in Test history.
Day 2
  • Lunch: NZ 338/6 (Fleming 105*, Germon 2*)
  • Tea: Eng 39/1 (Atherton 18*, Stewart 13*)
  • CL Cairns 50 off 88 balls, in 117 mins
  • SP Fleming 100 off 198 balls, in 276 mins.
  • AJ Stewart 50 off 57 balls, in 79 mins.
  • Stumps pulled 21 minutes early due to bad light.
Day 1
  • Lunch: NZ 72/0 (Young 37*, Pocock 25*)
  • Tea: NZ 154/2 (Pocock 54*, Fleming 25*)
  • New ball taken by England after 80.2 overs.
  • CL Cairns dropped by D Gough off the bowling of AD Mullally with his score on 5 and the New Zealand total at 220/5 after 84.1 overs.
  • BA Pocock 50 off 160 balls, in 229 mins.
  • SP Fleming 50 off 89 balls, in 106 mins.