result
3rd Test, Christchurch, Feb 14 - 18 1997, England tour of New Zealand
346 & 186
(146.4 ov, target 305)228 & 307/6
England won by 4 wickets
player of the match
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Scorecard summary
New Zealand346/10(129.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Adam Parore59 (167)
Robert Croft5/95(39.1)
Andy Caddick1/64(32)
England228/10(84.4 overs)1st INNINGS
New Zealand186/10(88.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Chris Cairns52 (106)
Bryan Young49 (135)
Phil Tufnell3/58(28)
Darren Gough3/42(13.3)
England307/6(146.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Mike Atherton118 (311)
John Crawley*40 (113)
Match details
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Season1996/97
Player Of The Match
Mike Atherton
Mike Atherton
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1355
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Matt Horne
Matt Horne
Umpires
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Darrell Hair
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Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
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Dave Quested
Match Referee
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Peter Burge