result
1st ODI (D/N), Christchurch, Feb 20 1997, England tour of New Zealand
(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
Bryan Young c Thorpe b Mullally1420212070.00
Nathan Astle c Thorpe b Tufnell5062846080.65
Adam Parore c & b Tufnell2651781050.98
Stephen Fleming st †Stewart b Tufnell3455641061.82
Chris Cairns c Mullally b Tufnell1531311048.39
Chris Harris not out 4851692094.12
Lee Germon (c)† b Cork1929431065.52
Dipak Patel not out 1370033.33
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
Dominic Cork905215.78---21
Alan Mullally522114.20---00
Robert Croft1014104.10---00
Darren Gough1004504.50---11
Phil Tufnell1012242.20---00
Graham Thorpe603205.33---10
England INNINGS (target: 223 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Nick Knight c †Germon b Doull815260053.33
Mike Atherton (c) b Patel1921233090.48
Alec Stewart c Astle b Davis811101598173.64
Graham Thorpe  b Davis821041478178.85
Nasser Hussain not out 1128370039.29
John Crawley  b Doull044000.00
Dominic Cork c Young b Davis59200055.56
Robert Croft not out 82120400.00
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
Simon Doull1003323.30---10
Dipak Patel704316.14---00
Nathan Astle402606.50---00
Chris Cairns402506.25---20
Heath Davis8.504434.98---20
Gavin Larsen802302.88---00
Chris Harris702603.71---10
MATCH DETAILS
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Season1996/97
Player Of The Match
Phil Tufnell
Phil Tufnell
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI No. 1179
Match days - daynight match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Christopher King
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Dave Quested
TV Umpire
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Steve Dunne
Match Referee
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Peter Burge