3rd Test, Hobart, Nov 27 - Dec 1 1997, New Zealand tour of Australia
400 & 138/2d
(61 ov, target 288)251/6d & 223/9
Match drawn
player of the match
Greg Blewett
Australia 1st INNINGS
Matthew Elliott c Young b McMillan1142653358043.01
Mark Taylor (c) b O'Connor1857791031.57
Greg Blewett  b Doull9921026015047.14
Mark Waugh c †Parore b O'Connor811612126050.31
Steve Waugh c McMillan b Doull711140063.63
Ricky Ponting c †Parore b Cairns423340017.39
Ian Healy c Young b O'Connor1627422059.25
Paul Reiffel c Young b Doull1926343073.07
Shane Warne st †Parore b Vettori1423332060.86
Michael Kasprowicz c Doull b Cairns2041492048.78
Simon Cook not out 044000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 1, w 1)8
TOTAL(141.1 Ov, RR: 2.83, 554 Mts)400
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Mark Taylor), 2-238 (Matthew Elliott), 3-238 (Greg Blewett), 4-246 (Steve Waugh), 5-266 (Ricky Ponting), 6-291 (Ian Healy), 7-326 (Paul Reiffel), 8-353 (Shane Warne), 9-400 (Mark Waugh), 10-400 (Michael Kasprowicz)
Simon Doull33118732.63---00
Shayne O'Connor34810132.97---10
Chris Cairns35.1138622.44---01
Nathan Astle1253202.66---00
Craig McMillan1544312.86---00
Daniel Vettori1214513.75---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Bryan Young  b Reiffel3179923039.24
Matt Horne c Elliott b Reiffel1332593279251.35
Adam Parore lbw b SR Waugh441271692034.64
Stephen Fleming (c)c †Healy b SR Waugh012000.00
Roger Twose lbw b Warne213130015.38
Craig McMillan lbw b SR Waugh2890025.00
Nathan Astle not out 2242653052.38
Chris Cairns not out 1016251062.50
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 4)7
TOTAL(90 Ov, RR: 2.78, 354 Mts)251/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Bryan Young), 2-192 (Adam Parore), 3-192 (Stephen Fleming), 4-195 (Roger Twose), 5-198 (Craig McMillan), 6-229 (Matt Horne)
Michael Kasprowicz1314303.30---03
Paul Reiffel1482721.92---00
Shane Warne2748113.00---00
Simon Cook1325003.84---02
Mark Waugh821702.12---00
Greg Blewett511002.00---00
Steve Waugh922032.22---00
Matthew Elliott11000.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
Mark Taylor (c)not out 661271436051.96
Mark Waugh lbw b O'Connor918291050.00
Greg Blewett  b Vettori5665835086.15
Steve Waugh not out 218290011.11
Extras(b 4, lb 1)5
TOTAL(38 Ov, RR: 3.63, 143 Mts)138/2d
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Mark Waugh), 2-106 (Greg Blewett)
Simon Doull812803.50---00
Shayne O'Connor923213.55---00
Daniel Vettori1414813.42---00
Nathan Astle702503.57---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (target: 288 runs)
Matt Horne lbw b Reiffel31273950114.81
Nathan Astle c Ponting b Reiffel40376640108.10
Chris Cairns st †Healy b Warne1821203085.71
Stephen Fleming (c)st †Healy b Warne0612000.00
Craig McMillan c Taylor b Warne4159653169.49
Bryan Young c Ponting b Warne1027391037.03
Adam Parore c Elliott b Warne4156903073.21
Roger Twose run out (Taylor/SR Waugh)2958673050.00
Daniel Vettori c †Healy b SR Waugh3990033.33
Simon Doull not out 13544002.85
Shayne O'Connor not out 03138000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7)9
TOTAL(61 Ov, RR: 3.65, 251 Mts)223/9
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (Matt Horne), 2-93 (Chris Cairns), 3-93 (Nathan Astle), 4-95 (Stephen Fleming), 5-137 (Bryan Young), 6-152 (Craig McMillan), 7-218 (Roger Twose), 8-221 (Adam Parore), 9-222 (Daniel Vettori)
Michael Kasprowicz3033011.00---00
Paul Reiffel1424723.35---00
Shane Warne2868853.14---00
Mark Waugh611903.16---00
Simon Cook401704.25---00
Steve Waugh641011.66---00
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Greg Blewett
Greg Blewett
Player Of The Series
Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1388
Match daysday(5-day match)
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Russell Tiffin
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Steve Davis
TV Umpire
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Steve Randell
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
Thu, 27 Nov - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 39 (Matthew Elliott 20*, Mark Taylor 18*, 15 ov)
Fri, 28 Nov - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 273/5 (Mark Waugh 21*, Ian Healy 3*, 108 ov)
Sat, 29 Nov - day 3 -New Zealand 1st innings 15 (Bryan Young 11*, Matt Horne 2*, 6.1 ov)
Sun, 30 Nov - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 14 (Mark Taylor 5*, Mark Waugh 9*, 6 ov)
Mon, 01 Dec - day 5 -New Zealand 2nd innings 223/9 (61 ov) - end of match
  • Scorers: HM Bradshaw (Australia) and KE Broomhall (New Zealand)
  • Twelfth Men: AJ Bichel (Australia) and CZ Harris (New Zealand)
Day 1
  • Lunch: Australia 39/0 (Taylor 18*, Elliott 20*, 15 ov)
  • Rain stopped play at 12:02pm, during the drinks break. Although the covers were twice removed, there was no resumption of play.
  • Tea: No play
  • Attendance: 2150
Day 2
  • Rain stopped play between 11.55am and 12.06pm
  • Lunch: Australia 117/1 (Elliott 57*, Blewett 38*)
  • Tea: Australia 194/1 (Elliott 94*, Blewett 75*)
  • Blewett became the 6th player and first Australian to be dimissed for 99 twice in Tests.
  • Attendance: 3055
Day 3
  • Lunch: Australia 398/8 (ME Waugh 79*, Kasprowicz 20*)
  • Rain stopped play between 1.40pm and 1.49pm
  • Rain stopped play between 2.10pm and 2.13pm
  • Rain stopped plat at 2.39pm
  • Tea: New Zealand 15/0 (Young 11*, Horne 2*, 6.1 ov)
  • Attendance: 3665
Day 4
  • Lunch: New Zealand 99/1 (Horne 55*, Parore 10*)
  • Tea: New Zealand 192/3 (Horne 111*)
  • Attendance: 2592
Day 5
  • Lunch: Australia 138/2 (Taylor 66*, SR Waugh 2*)
  • Tea: New Zealand 137/5 (McMillan 30*, Parore 0*)
  • SB Doull and SB O'Connor 10th wicket partnership of 1 run from 64 balls to draw the match
  • Attendance: 934 (Total: 12396)