2nd Test, Wellington, Dec 26 - 30 1998, India tour of New Zealand
208 & 356
(60.3 ov, target 213)352 & 215/6
New Zealand won by 4 wickets
player of the match
Simon Doull
New Zealand
• Lynn McConnell

Hunt for perfection will make New Zealand more effective

If New Zealand can score 465 runs with such a mixture of batting as it did in setting a record total against Zimbabwe in the second Test at Harare, what is it capable of when getting everything together

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Scorecard summary
India208/10(65.4 overs)1st INNINGS
New Zealand352/10(148.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Dion Nash*89 (230)
India356/10(115 overs)2nd INNINGS
New Zealand215/6(60.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Chris Cairns61 (107)
Javagal Srinath3/82(19.3)
Anil Kumble2/70(23)
Match details
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Simon Doull
Simon Doull
Series resultNew Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0 (abandoned)
Match numberTest no. 1435
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Matthew Bell
Matthew Bell
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Eddie Nicholls
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Evan Watkin
TV Umpire
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Steve Dunne
Match Referee
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Barry Jarman