- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc †Gilchrist b Dale3860037.50c †Gilchrist b Dale2033641060.60b Wilson045000.00c Bevan b Wilson616161037.50c Harvey b Warne924281037.50run out (Dale)00200-c †Gilchrist b Wilson527500018.51not out621181422052.54c Warne b Bevan1432431043.75c SR Waugh b Bevan022000.00run out (Dale/Bichel/†Gilchrist)841460019.51Extras14 (lb 4, nb 5, w 5)TOTAL141 all out (49.3 Overs, RR: 2.84)Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Matt Horne, 1.4 ov), 2-9 (Chris Cairns, 2.4 ov), 3-19 (Stephen Fleming, 6.1 ov), 4-45 (Craig McMillan, 12.6 ov), 5-45 (Roger Twose, 13.1 ov), 6-45 (Nathan Astle, 13.2 ov), 7-75 (Adam Parore, 24.5 ov), 8-108 (Daniel Vettori, 35.4 ov), 9-108 (Gavin Larsen, 35.6 ov), 10-141 (Shayne O'Connor, 49.3 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc Astle b Cairns714210050.00c †Parore b Cairns922310040.90not out60921424065.21c †Parore b Cairns021000.00c Astle b Cairns42831022050.60not out1121260052.38Extras13 (lb 4, nb 1, w 8)TOTAL142/4 (38.5 Overs, RR: 3.65)Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Michael Di Venuto, 5.1 ov), 2-22 (Mark Waugh, 7.2 ov), 3-22 (Steve Waugh, 7.4 ov), 4-117 (Michael Bevan, 31.6 ov)
New Zealand , elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
17 December 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
Australia 2, New Zealand 0
- 12th Men: GS Blewett (Aus) and BA Young (NZ)
- All of Wilson's 6 no balls were because of the back foot touching the return crease. NJ Astle was caught at deep square leg off one of them.
- Attendance: 31,097.