1st Test, Auckland, January 24 - 28, 1997, England tour of New Zealand
390 & 248/9d

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
Player Of The Match
New Zealand 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand 1st Innings 
Bryan Young lbw b Mullally441191415036.97
Blair Pocock lbw b Gough701972868035.53
Adam Parore c †Stewart b Cork628481021.42
Stephen Fleming c & b Cork12925436818150.78
Nathan Astle c †Stewart b White1025272040.00
Justin Vaughan lbw b Cork321250014.28
Chris Cairns c †Stewart b White671131407259.29
Lee Germon (c)†c †Stewart b Gough1426401153.84
Dipak Patel lbw b Gough011000.00
Simon Doull c Knight b Gough510161050.00
Danny Morrison not out 615170040.00
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 17, w 2)36
TOTAL131.5 Ov (RR: 2.95, 560 Mins)390
Fall of wickets: 1-85 (Bryan Young), 2-114 (Adam Parore), 3-193 (Blair Pocock), 4-210 (Nathan Astle), 5-215 (Justin Vaughan), 6-333 (Chris Cairns), 7-362 (Lee Germon), 8-362 (Dipak Patel), 9-380 (Simon Doull), 10-390 (Stephen Fleming)
Dominic Cork32.589632.92---04
Alan Mullally27115512.03---24
Darren Gough3259142.84---06
Phil Tufnell2558003.20---00
Craig White1535123.40---04
England 1st Innings 
Nick Knight lbw b Doull528311017.85
Mike Atherton (c)c & b Patel8321327311038.96
Alec Stewart c & b Doull17327736223162.45
Nasser Hussain c Fleming b Patel822251036.36
Graham Thorpe hit wicket b Cairns11924534117048.57
John Crawley run out (Doull)1443611032.55
Craig White lbw b Vaughan011000.00
Dominic Cork c Young b Morrison591922366130.72
Darren Gough c †Germon b Morrison219290010.52
Alan Mullally c †Germon b Morrison2140832052.50
Phil Tufnell not out 1949552038.77
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 2, w 2)18
TOTAL187.4 Ov (RR: 2.77, 753 Mins)521
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Nick Knight), 2-200 (Mike Atherton), 3-222 (Nasser Hussain), 4-304 (Alec Stewart), 5-339 (John Crawley), 6-339 (Craig White), 7-453 (Graham Thorpe), 8-471 (Darren Gough), 9-478 (Dominic Cork), 10-521 (Alan Mullally)
Danny Morrison24.4410434.21---03
Simon Doull391011823.02---10
Chris Cairns30310313.43---10
Nathan Astle1433302.35---00
Justin Vaughan36105711.58---00
Dipak Patel44109222.09---00
New Zealand 2nd Innings 
Blair Pocock lbw b Gough2062742032.25
Bryan Young c Hussain b Cork324350012.50
Adam Parore st †Stewart b Tufnell331061384031.13
Stephen Fleming c Crawley b Tufnell931360029.03
Lee Germon (c)†run out (Hussain)1336533036.11
Nathan Astle not out 10221427913047.66
Justin Vaughan lbw b Tufnell210160020.00
Chris Cairns  b Mullally723241030.43
Dipak Patel lbw b Mullally01523000.00
Simon Doull  b Gough2640374065.00
Danny Morrison not out 141331660010.52
Extras(lb 11, nb 8)19
TOTAL114 Ov (RR: 2.17, 445 Mins)248/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Bryan Young), 2-28 (Blair Pocock), 3-47 (Stephen Fleming), 4-88 (Lee Germon), 5-90 (Adam Parore), 6-92 (Justin Vaughan), 7-101 (Chris Cairns), 8-105 (Dipak Patel), 9-142 (Simon Doull)
Dominic Cork1634512.81---01
Alan Mullally26114721.80---03
Craig White1022602.60---01
Darren Gough2236623.00---04
Phil Tufnell40185331.32---02
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Fri, 24 Jan - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 233/5 (Stephen Fleming 58*, Chris Cairns 15*)
Sat, 25 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 123/1 (Mike Atherton 48*, Alec Stewart 67*)
Sun, 26 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 366/6 (Graham Thorpe 57*, Dominic Cork 16*)
Mon, 27 Jan - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 56/3 (Adam Parore 16*, Lee Germon 4*)
Tue, 28 Jan - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 248/9d (114 ov) - end of match
Day 1
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Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • Lunch: NZ 105/8 (Astle 7*, Doull 0*)
  • Tea: NZ 207/9 (Astle 65*, Morrison 13*)
  • New ball taken by England after 81.2 overs.
  • Record 10th wicket partnership of 106* between NJ Astle and DK Morrison for New Zealand and England (previous best: 57 by FLH Mooney and J Cowie at Leeds in 1949). 13th century partnership for the 10th wicket in Test history. Last one: CL Hooper and CA Walsh 106 for West Indies v Pakistan at Antigua in 1992-93. Best ever: BF Hastings and RO Collinge 151 for New Zealand v Pakistan at Auckland, 1972-73. 3rd ever 100 partnership for the 10th wicket by New Zealand.
  • Play finished at 4:55pm
  • Man of the match adjudicator: Sir RJ Hadlee
Eden Park, Auckland
TossEngland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Alec Stewart
New Zealand
Nathan Astle
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1351
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