Result
1st ODI (D/N), Christchurch, Feb 20 1997, England tour of New Zealand
222/6
(48.5/50 ov, target 223)
226/6
England won by 4 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
New Zealand Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Young c Thorpe b Mullally1420212070.00
NJ Astle c Thorpe b Tufnell5062846080.64
AC Parore c & b Tufnell2651781050.98
SP Fleming st †Stewart b Tufnell3455641061.81
CL Cairns c Mullally b Tufnell1531311048.38
CZ Harris not out4851692094.11
LK Germon (c) † b Cork1929431065.51
DN Patel not out1370033.33
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 2, w 4)15
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.44)222/6
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Bryan Young), 2-87 (Nathan Astle), 3-100 (Adam Parore), 4-134 (Chris Cairns), 5-148 (Stephen Fleming), 6-203 (Lee Germon)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Cork905215.77---21
AD Mullally522114.20---00
RDB Croft1014104.10---00
D Gough1004504.50---11
PCR Tufnell1012242.20---00
GP Thorpe603205.33---10
England Innings (target: 223 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NV Knight c †Germon b Doull815260053.33
MA Atherton (c) b Patel1921233090.47
AJ Stewart c Astle b Davis811101598173.63
GP Thorpe  b Davis821041478178.84
N Hussain not out1128370039.28
JP Crawley  b Doull044000.00
DG Cork c Young b Davis59200055.55
RDB Croft not out82120400.00
Extras(lb 6, w 6)12
TOTAL(48.5 Ov, RR: 4.62)226/6
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Mike Atherton), 2-28 (Nick Knight), 3-198 (Graham Thorpe), 4-205 (Alec Stewart), 5-207 (John Crawley), 6-218 (Dominic Cork)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SB Doull1003323.30---10
DN Patel704316.14---00
NJ Astle402606.50---00
CL Cairns402506.25---20
HT Davis8.504434.98---20
GR Larsen802302.87---00
CZ Harris702603.71---10
MATCH DETAILS
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Phil Tufnell
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1179
Season1996/97
Match days20 February 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Dave Quested
Christopher King
TV Umpire
Steve Dunne
Match Referee
Peter Burge