Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

451dPeter English

Australia survive brilliant Oram attack

Jacob Oram gave Australia some serious jitters but they successfully defended their huge 5 for 343 that was set up by punishing Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting centuries

451dBrydon Coverdale

Nobody's substitute

Brydon Coverdale on New Zealand's man of the moment, Jacob Oram

451dCricinfo staff

'Poor man's Chris Cairns' jibe spurred Oram

Jacob Oram, the New Zealand allrounder, sought motivaton from an unfair jibe by an Australian newspaper to score the fastest century by a New Zealander and take his side close to an improbable victory against Australia at Perth yesterday

451dCricinfo staff

Tait earns World Cup audition

Shaun Tait will get a chance to push for World Cup selection after he was added to the CB Series squad for the next two matches

New Zealand 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st47SP FlemingL Vincent
2nd60L VincentPG Fulton
3rd35L VincentLRPL Taylor
4th8CD McMillanLRPL Taylor
5th48JDP OramLRPL Taylor
6th137JDP OramBB McCullum