Result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26-30 1987, New Zealand tour of Australia
317 & 286
(92 ov, target 247)
357 & 230/9
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PA Horne c †Dyer b Dodemaide758811012.06
JG Wright c †Dyer b McDermott9922331010044.39
AH Jones c †Dyer b McDermott40891281044.94
MD Crowe c Veletta b McDermott821471959055.78
JJ Crowe (c)lbw b McDermott622291027.27
DN Patel  b McDermott027000.00
JG Bracewell c †Dyer b Whitney939601023.07
Sir RJ Hadlee c Dodemaide b Whitney1120311055.00
IDS Smith c Jones b Whitney4445827097.77
DK Morrison c Border b Whitney01323000.00
EJ Chatfield not out622291027.27
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 8)13
TOTAL(110.3 Ov, RR: 2.86)317
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Phil Horne), 2-119 (Andrew Jones), 3-187 (John Wright), 4-221 (Jeff Crowe), 5-223 (Dipak Patel), 6-254 (Martin Crowe), 7-254 (John Bracewell), 8-280 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 9-294 (Danny Morrison), 10-317 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CJ McDermott3589752.7700
MR Whitney33.369242.7400
AIC Dodemaide2044812.4000
SR Waugh1014404.4000
PR Sleep1213102.5800
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DC Boon lbw b Hadlee1017211058.82
GR Marsh c sub (KR Rutherford) b Hadlee1336463036.11
DM Jones c †Smith b Hadlee415290026.66
AR Border (c)c JJ Crowe b Bracewell3154774057.40
MRJ Veletta lbw b Hadlee31951192032.63
SR Waugh c Jones b Bracewell55921307059.78
PR Sleep lbw b Hadlee902563115035.15
GC Dyer run out (Bracewell/†Smith)2161761034.42
AIC Dodemaide c †Smith b Morrison501912434026.17
CJ McDermott  b Morrison3367815049.25
MR Whitney not out0210000.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 11)19
TOTAL(145.4 Ov, RR: 2.45)357
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (David Boon), 2-30 (Geoff Marsh), 3-31 (Dean Jones), 4-78 (Allan Border), 5-121 (Mike Veletta), 6-170 (Steve Waugh), 7-213 (Greg Dyer), 8-293 (Peter Sleep), 9-354 (Craig McDermott), 10-357 (Tony Dodemaide)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee441110952.4700
DK Morrison27.459323.3600
EJ Chatfield30105501.8300
JG Bracewell3286922.1500
DN Patel1262301.9100
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PA Horne c Boon b Dodemaide27791023034.17
JG Wright  b Sleep43711195060.56
AH Jones run out (Dodemaide/Jones)20791093025.31
MD Crowe c Border b Dodemaide7911111612071.17
JJ Crowe (c)c Boon b Sleep2562701040.32
DN Patel c †Dyer b Dodemaide3860983163.33
Sir RJ Hadlee lbw b Sleep2944481165.90
JG Bracewell c Veletta b Dodemaide11219008.33
IDS Smith c †Dyer b Dodemaide1228343042.85
DK Morrison  b Dodemaide0911000.00
EJ Chatfield not out11500100.00
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 1)11
TOTAL(92.3 Ov, RR: 3.09)286
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Phil Horne), 2-76 (John Wright), 3-158 (Andrew Jones), 4-178 (Martin Crowe), 5-220 (Jeff Crowe), 6-272 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 7-272 (Dipak Patel), 8-281 (John Bracewell), 9-285 (Danny Morrison), 10-286 (Ian Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CJ McDermott1034304.3000
MR Whitney2054502.2500
AIC Dodemaide28.3105862.0300
PR Sleep26510734.1100
DM Jones832302.8700
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 247 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DC Boon c MD Crowe b Morrison541211847044.62
GR Marsh c Bracewell b Hadlee2385982027.05
DM Jones c MD Crowe b Chatfield818221044.44
AR Border (c)lbw b Hadlee43971195044.32
MRJ Veletta c Patel b Bracewell39881374044.31
SR Waugh c Patel b Chatfield1030362033.33
PR Sleep lbw b Hadlee2030382066.66
GC Dyer c †Smith b Hadlee433310012.12
AIC Dodemaide lbw b Hadlee325520012.00
CJ McDermott not out1032490031.25
MR Whitney not out218230011.11
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 4)14
TOTAL(92 Ov, RR: 2.5)230/9
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Geoff Marsh), 2-59 (Dean Jones), 3-103 (David Boon), 4-147 (Allan Border), 5-176 (Steve Waugh), 6-209 (Peter Sleep), 7-209 (Mike Veletta), 8-216 (Greg Dyer), 9-227 (Tony Dodemaide)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee3196752.1600
DK Morrison1625413.3700
EJ Chatfield2164121.9500
JG Bracewell2455812.4100
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Sir Richard Hadlee
Player Of The Series
Sir Richard Hadlee
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1087
Season1987/88
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 1987 (5-day match)
Test debut
Tony Dodemaide
Umpires
Tony Crafter
Dick French
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Dec - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 242/5 (MD Crowe 76*, JG Bracewell 4*)
Sun, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 170/5 (SR Waugh 55*, PR Sleep 16*)
Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 0/0 (PA Horne 0*, JG Wright 0*)
Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 285/9 (IDS Smith 12*, EJ Chatfield 0*)
Wed, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 230/9 (92 ov) - end of match