1st Test, Brisbane, November 07 - 11, 1997, New Zealand tour of Australia
373 & 294/6d
(T:319) 349 & 132

Australia won by 186 runs

Player Of The Match
112 & 5 catches
Australia 1st Innings
New Zealand 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
Mark Taylor (c)c Young b Doull11225831310043.41
Matthew Elliott c Young b Cairns1833422054.54
Greg Blewett c Vettori b Cairns724350029.16
Mark Waugh c Vettori b Cairns313130023.07
Steve Waugh lbw b Cairns2690033.33
Ricky Ponting c Pocock b Doull2656723046.42
Ian Healy  b Doull681462125046.57
Paul Reiffel c †Parore b Allott7711313910068.14
Shane Warne c Fleming b Vettori2135532060.00
Michael Kasprowicz not out 1330370043.33
Glenn McGrath c Fleming b Doull620260030.00
Extras(b 4, lb 9, nb 6, w 1)20
TOTAL121 Ov (RR: 3.08, 480 Mts)373
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Matthew Elliott), 2-46 (Greg Blewett), 3-50 (Mark Waugh), 4-52 (Steve Waugh), 5-108 (Ricky Ponting), 6-225 (Mark Taylor), 7-294 (Ian Healy), 8-349 (Shane Warne), 9-359 (Paul Reiffel), 10-373 (Glenn McGrath)
Simon Doull3067042.33---10
Geoff Allott31311713.77---00
Chris Cairns2459043.75---04
Daniel Vettori2154612.19---00
Nathan Astle1122001.81---00
Chris Harris411704.25---02
New Zealand 1st Innings 
Bryan Young c Taylor b Kasprowicz1670016.66
Blair Pocock c Taylor b Warne571822385031.31
Nathan Astle run out (Ponting)1231541038.70
Stephen Fleming (c)lbw b Kasprowicz9122928213039.73
Daniel Vettori c SR Waugh b Blewett1441590034.14
Craig McMillan lbw b Warne541041418151.92
Chris Cairns  b McGrath641321789048.48
Adam Parore c Taylor b Warne1232461037.50
Chris Harris  b Warne1330312043.33
Simon Doull not out 211200018.18
Geoff Allott c Elliott b McGrath415150026.66
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 17)25
TOTAL132.2 Ov (RR: 2.63, 540 Mts)349
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Bryan Young), 2-36 (Nathan Astle), 3-134 (Blair Pocock), 4-173 (Daniel Vettori), 5-210 (Stephen Fleming), 6-279 (Craig McMillan), 7-317 (Adam Parore), 8-343 (Chris Harris), 9-343 (Chris Cairns), 10-349 (Geoff Allott)
Glenn McGrath32.269622.96---010
Michael Kasprowicz2465722.37---06
Shane Warne421310642.52---00
Paul Reiffel2165302.52---01
Mark Waugh721802.57---00
Greg Blewett621111.83---00
Australia 2nd Innings 
Matthew Elliott c Fleming b Vettori1163811017.46
Mark Taylor (c)c Astle b Cairns1635412045.71
Ian Healy c Fleming b Allott2577924032.46
Greg Blewett c Fleming b Cairns9120326212044.82
Mark Waugh c Fleming b Vettori1750531034.00
Steve Waugh c †Parore b Cairns2361923037.70
Ricky Ponting not out 73851197285.88
Paul Reiffel not out 2840563070.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 5)10
TOTAL100.5 Ov (RR: 2.91)294/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Mark Taylor), 2-36 (Matthew Elliott), 3-72 (Ian Healy), 4-105 (Mark Waugh), 5-163 (Steve Waugh), 6-217 (Greg Blewett)
Simon Doull1954402.31---00
Geoff Allott19.546013.02---02
Chris Cairns1645433.37---03
Daniel Vettori36138722.41---00
Chris Harris903003.33---00
Nathan Astle1014014.00---00
New Zealand 2nd Innings (T: 319 runs)
Blair Pocock c Taylor b Reiffel318140016.66
Bryan Young lbw b McGrath45771193058.44
Nathan Astle c Blewett b McGrath1467870020.89
Stephen Fleming (c)c †Healy b McGrath01829000.00
Craig McMillan lbw b McGrath011000.00
Chris Cairns  b Reiffel2164873032.81
Adam Parore not out 39971261040.20
Chris Harris  b Warne087000.00
Daniel Vettori c Taylor b Warne036000.00
Simon Doull c †Healy b McGrath211120018.18
Geoff Allott lbw b Warne01520000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 6)8
TOTAL62 Ov (RR: 2.12)132
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Blair Pocock), 2-55 (Nathan Astle), 3-68 (Bryan Young), 4-68 (Craig McMillan), 5-69 (Stephen Fleming), 6-112 (Chris Cairns), 7-115 (Chris Harris), 8-117 (Daniel Vettori), 9-126 (Simon Doull), 10-132 (Geoff Allott)
Glenn McGrath1763251.88---01
Michael Kasprowicz811702.12---02
Paul Reiffel1242722.25---03
Shane Warne2565432.16---01
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Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Mark Taylor
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1383
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Craig McMillan
Craig McMillan
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Peter Parker
Match Referee
West Indies
Cammie Smith
Fri, 07 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 269/6 (Ian Healy 62*, Paul Reiffel 23*)
Sat, 08 Nov - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 134/3 (Stephen Fleming 49*, Daniel Vettori 0*)
Sun, 09 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 25/1 (Matthew Elliott 7*, Ian Healy 1*)
Mon, 10 Nov - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 4/0 (Blair Pocock 3*, Bryan Young 0*)
Tue, 11 Nov - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 132 (62 ov) - end of match
  • Taylor's catch of Vettori in New Zealand's second innings was his 40th from the bowling of Warne in 57 Tests - passing the previous world record for the most catches by one fielder from one bowler, in Tests (GS Sobers from the bowling of LR Gibbs, 60 Tests, WI).
  • Attendance: Day 1 - 10,104. Day 2 - 7333. Day 3 - 6677. Day 4 - 2217. Day 5 - 2169. (Aggregate: 28500)
New Zealand Innings
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