Result
1st Match, Wills World Cup at Ahmedabad, Feb 14 1996
50 ov, target 240
228/9
New Zealand won by 11 runs
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
New Zealand Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
CM Spearman c & b Cork516220031.25
NJ Astle c Hick b Martin1011321728276.51
SP Fleming c Thorpe b Hick2847733059.57
RG Twose c Thorpe b Hick1726261065.38
CL Cairns c Cork b Illingworth36303641120.00
CZ Harris run out1016221062.50
SA Thomson not out1723221073.91
LK Germon (c) †not out13121600108.33
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 2, w 4)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.78)239/6
Did not bat: GR Larsen, DJ Nash, DK Morrison 
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Craig Spearman), 2-108 (Stephen Fleming), 3-141 (Roger Twose), 4-196 (Chris Cairns), 5-204 (Nathan Astle), 6-212 (Chris Harris)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Cork1013613.60---11
PJ Martin603716.16---00
D Gough1006306.30---00
RK Illingworth1013113.10---00
GA Hick904525.00---30
C White502104.20---01
England Innings (target: 240 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MA Atherton (c) b Nash1350033.33
AJ Stewart c & b Harris3471963047.88
GA Hick run out851021349083.33
GP Thorpe  b Larsen921220042.85
NH Fairbrother  b Morrison3646471078.26
RC Russell c Morrison b Larsen29120022.22
C White c Cairns b Thomson13121801108.33
DG Cork c †Germon b Nash19112121172.72
D Gough not out1517320088.23
PJ Martin c Cairns b Nash3790042.85
RK Illingworth not out3460075.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 2, w 1)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.56)228/9
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mike Atherton), 2-100 (Alec Stewart), 3-123 (Graham Thorpe), 4-144 (Graeme Hick), 5-151 (Jack Russell), 6-180 (Craig White), 7-185 (Neil Fairbrother), 8-210 (Dominic Cork), 9-222 (Peter Martin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Morrison803814.75---11
DJ Nash712633.71---10
CL Cairns402406.00---00
GR Larsen1013323.30---00
SA Thomson1005115.10---00
CZ Harris904515.00---00
NJ Astle20603.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Nathan Astle
Match numberODI no. 1048
Season1995/96
Match days14 February 1996 (50-over match)
Umpires
B.C. Cooray
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
S Toohey
Match Referee
Nawab of Pataudi
PointsNew Zealand 2, England 0
MATCH NOTES
England dropped 4 catches, including Astle when he was on 1.
  • Astle's 3rd ODI 100 (all this season).
  • When Atherton was dismissed he remained on the field to act as a runner for Hick.