2nd Test, Perth, Nov 20 - 23 1997, New Zealand tour of Australia
217 & 174
Australia won by an innings and 70 runs
Player Of The Match
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Bryan Young c SR Waugh b Kasprowicz919202047.36
Blair Pocock c †Healy b Cook1545652033.33
Adam Parore c Blewett b Reiffel30861423034.88
Stephen Fleming (c)c Blewett b Warne1034421029.41
Nathan Astle c †Healy b Reiffel1230302040.00
Craig McMillan c Taylor b Kasprowicz5475955172.00
Chris Cairns c ME Waugh b Warne52821096063.41
Daniel Vettori not out 1451730027.45
Simon Doull c Taylor b Warne86720133.33
Shayne O'Connor c SR Waugh b Cook719210036.84
Geoff Allott  b Warne044000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 3)6
TOTAL(74.4 Ov, RR: 2.90, 313 Mts)217
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Bryan Young), 2-31 (Blair Pocock), 3-51 (Stephen Fleming), 4-72 (Nathan Astle), 5-87 (Adam Parore), 6-161 (Craig McMillan), 7-187 (Chris Cairns), 8-197 (Simon Doull), 9-214 (Shayne O'Connor), 10-217 (Geoff Allott)
Michael Kasprowicz2094022.00---00
Paul Reiffel2064622.30---02
Simon Cook1053623.60---00
Shane Warne22.438343.66---01
Greg Blewett21904.50---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
Mark Taylor (c)lbw b O'Connor2970022.22
Matthew Elliott c O'Connor b Cairns42841147050.00
Greg Blewett c Astle b O'Connor1464760021.87
Mark Waugh c †Parore b Doull8614918611157.71
Steve Waugh  b O'Connor9616121310059.62
Ian Healy c Fleming b Cairns851542399055.19
Ricky Ponting c Fleming b Cairns1631402051.61
Paul Reiffel c Fleming b Cairns54881087061.36
Shane Warne c O'Connor b Vettori36252441144.00
Michael Kasprowicz run out (Doull/O'Connor)919231047.36
Simon Cook not out 314160021.42
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 7)18
TOTAL(131.4 Ov, RR: 3.50, 532 Mts)461
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Mark Taylor), 2-53 (Greg Blewett), 3-71 (Matthew Elliott), 4-224 (Mark Waugh), 5-262 (Steve Waugh), 6-287 (Ricky Ponting), 7-403 (Paul Reiffel), 8-449 (Shane Warne), 9-450 (Ian Healy), 10-461 (Michael Kasprowicz)
Simon Doull2137813.71---04
Shayne O'Connor31.4710933.44---00
Chris Cairns2899543.39---01
Daniel Vettori2978412.89---00
Geoff Allott2238403.81---02
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
Blair Pocock c Blewett b Kasprowicz1430025.00
Bryan Young run out (Elliott)2369914033.33
Adam Parore lbw b Kasprowicz6312817010049.21
Daniel Vettori c Taylor b Warne12018005.00
Stephen Fleming (c)c Blewett b Warne418300022.22
Nathan Astle lbw b Cook19661082028.78
Craig McMillan lbw b Cook2338493060.52
Chris Cairns  b Cook78101087.50
Simon Doull c SR Waugh b Cook17171721100.00
Shayne O'Connor c Taylor b Cook716151043.75
Geoff Allott not out 27110028.57
Extras(lb 2, nb 5)7
TOTAL(64.2 Ov, RR: 2.70, 270 Mts)174
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Blair Pocock), 2-53 (Bryan Young), 3-55 (Daniel Vettori), 4-84 (Stephen Fleming), 5-102 (Adam Parore), 6-137 (Craig McMillan), 7-145 (Chris Cairns), 8-160 (Nathan Astle), 9-165 (Simon Doull), 10-174 (Shayne O'Connor)
Michael Kasprowicz1654322.68---00
Paul Reiffel1242602.16---05
Shane Warne2646422.46---01
Simon Cook10.233953.77---00
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Steve Waugh
Steve Waugh
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1386
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Simon Cook
Simon Cook
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Darrell Hair
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George Sharp
TV Umpire
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Terry Prue
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
Thu, 20 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 32/1 (Matthew Elliott 22*, Greg Blewett 7*)
Fri, 21 Nov - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 235/4 (Steve Waugh 79*, Ian Healy 3*)
Sat, 22 Nov - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 69/3 (Adam Parore 42*, Stephen Fleming 0*)
Sun, 23 Nov - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 174 (64.2 ov) - end of match
  • Scorers: CA Bull (Australia) and S Wheeler (New Zealand)
  • 12th Men: AJ Bichel (Australia) and CZ Harris (New Zealand)
Day 1
  • Lunch: New Zealand 55/3 (Parore 20*, Astle 0*)
  • Tea: New Zealand 161/6 (Cairns 27*, Vettori 0*)
  • Floodlights were used for the entire 3rd session, the first such instance in a Test
Day 2
  • Light showers prevented play starting until 2:13pm, a total loss of 3 hours, however play was extended for an hour, with tea delayed until 3:40pm.
  • Lunch: No play
  • Tea: Australia 90/3 (ME Waugh 20*, SR Waugh 8*)
  • ME Waugh hit a 6 from DL Vettori onto the top of the Lillee- Marsh stand, the first known occurance.
Day 3
  • Lunch: Australia 329/6 (Healy 38*, Reiffel 20*)
  • When Healy reached 71 he became the highest run-scorer among Australian wicketkeepers in Tests (prev. RW Marsh, 3633)
  • Tea: Australia 461
Day 4
  • Lunch: New Zealand 147/7 (Astle 19*, Doull 0*)
  • Attendance: Day 1 - 6109. Day 2 - 5099. Day 3 - 7568. Day 4 - 5110. Aggregate - 23886.