2nd Test, Wellington, Feb 5 - 9 1997, England tour of New Zealand
(103.2 ov)124 & 191
England won by an innings and 68 runs
player of the match
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Bryan Young c †Stewart b Gough829400027.59
Blair Pocock c Cork b Caddick622340027.27
Adam Parore c †Stewart b Gough45151080.00
Stephen Fleming c & b Caddick11925005.26
Nathan Astle c Croft b Gough36901183040.00
Chris Cairns c Hussain b Gough3640050.00
Lee Germon (c)†c †Stewart b Caddick1027460037.04
Dipak Patel c Cork b Caddick4566996068.18
Simon Doull c †Stewart b Gough022000.00
Geoff Allott c Knight b Cork11831005.56
Daniel Vettori not out 310130030.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 2)7
TOTAL(48.3 Ov, RR: 2.55, 219 Mts)124
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Blair Pocock), 2-18 (Bryan Young), 3-19 (Adam Parore), 4-19 (Stephen Fleming), 5-23 (Chris Cairns), 6-48 (Lee Germon), 7-85 (Nathan Astle), 8-85 (Simon Doull), 9-106 (Geoff Allott), 10-124 (Dipak Patel)
Dominic Cork1443412.43---02
Andy Caddick18.354542.43---00
Darren Gough1664052.50---01
England 1st INNINGS
Nick Knight c Patel b Doull810121080.00
Mike Atherton (c)lbw b Doull3070953042.86
Alec Stewart c Fleming b Allott52861226060.47
Nasser Hussain c Young b Vettori641581886140.51
Graham Thorpe st †Germon b Patel10824932912043.37
John Crawley c †Germon b Doull561411874139.72
Dominic Cork lbw b Astle745590015.56
Robert Croft c Fleming b Doull046000.00
Darren Gough c Fleming b Doull1834473052.94
Andy Caddick c Allott b Vettori20182420111.11
Phil Tufnell not out 614210042.86
Extras(b 3, lb 9, nb 2)14
TOTAL(137.3 Ov, RR: 2.78, 550 Mts)383
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Nick Knight), 2-80 (Mike Atherton), 3-106 (Alec Stewart), 4-213 (Nasser Hussain), 5-331 (Graham Thorpe), 6-331 (John Crawley), 7-331 (Robert Croft), 8-357 (Dominic Cork), 9-357 (Darren Gough), 10-383 (Andy Caddick)
Simon Doull28107552.68---00
Geoff Allott3169112.94---02
Daniel Vettori34.3109822.84---00
Chris Cairns42802.00---00
Nathan Astle1453012.14---02
Dipak Patel2465912.46---00
Blair Pocock201005.00---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
Blair Pocock c Knight b Gough642713355023.62
Bryan Young c †Stewart b Tufnell561031326054.37
Adam Parore lbw b Croft15941160015.96
Stephen Fleming c & b Croft01110000.00
Dipak Patel lbw b Croft025000.00
Lee Germon (c)† b Gough1149580022.45
Nathan Astle c †Stewart b Gough413260030.77
Chris Cairns c Knight b Caddick2259613037.29
Simon Doull c Knight b Gough032000.00
Geoff Allott  b Caddick215250013.33
Daniel Vettori not out 27140028.57
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 6)15
TOTAL(103.2 Ov, RR: 1.84, 398 Mts)191
Fall of wickets: 1-89 (Bryan Young), 2-125 (Adam Parore), 3-125 (Stephen Fleming), 4-125 (Dipak Patel), 5-161 (Lee Germon), 6-164 (Blair Pocock), 7-175 (Nathan Astle), 8-175 (Simon Doull), 9-182 (Geoff Allott), 10-191 (Chris Cairns)
Dominic Cork1014204.20---02
Andy Caddick27.2114021.46---00
Robert Croft2091930.95---01
Darren Gough2395242.26---00
Phil Tufnell2392911.26---04
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Graham Thorpe
Graham Thorpe
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1354
Match daysday match (5-day match)
Test debut
Daniel Vettori
Daniel Vettori
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Doug Cowie
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Evan Watkin
Match Referee
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Peter Burge
Thu, 06 Feb - day 1 -New Zealand 1st innings 56/6 (Nathan Astle 15*, Dipak Patel 5*, null ov)
Fri, 07 Feb - day 2 -England 1st innings 204/3 (Nasser Hussain 60*, Graham Thorpe 47*, null ov)
Sat, 08 Feb - day 3 -New Zealand 2nd innings 48 (Blair Pocock 13*, Bryan Young 32*, null ov)
Sun, 09 Feb - day 4 -New Zealand 2nd innings 125/4 (Blair Pocock 45*, Lee Germon 0*, null ov)
Mon, 10 Feb - day 5 -New Zealand 2nd innings 191/10 (103.2 ov) - end of match
  • 18 year old Vettori becomes the youngest player ever to play for New Zealand.
Day 1
  • Match delayed due to rain. Two sessions play lost with 30 overs minimum to be bowled.
Day 2
  • Lunch: Eng 20/1 (Atherton 7*, Stewart 5*)
  • Tea: Eng 115/3 (Hussain 14*, Thorpe 5*)
Day 3
  • Lunch: Eng 282/4 (Thorpe 85*, Crawley 33*)
  • Tea: Eng 350/7 (Cork 4*, Gough 14*)
  • SB Doull's 4th 5-wicket haul and his 5th wicket gave him 50 Test wickets.
Day 4
  • Match delayed due to rain. 2 hours and 45 minutes lost with a minimum of 49 overs to be bowled.
Day 5
  • Lunch: NZ 177/8 (Cairns 12*, Allott 0*)
  • England take the new ball after 81 overs.
  • England's 3rd innings victory against NZ in the past 8 Tests between the 2 countries (others were 1991/92 1st Test, 1994 1st Test). These are the only innings victories by England against any country in the past 10 years.