result
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
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Simon Doull812803.50---00
Shayne O'Connor923213.55---00
Daniel Vettori1414813.42---00
Nathan Astle702503.57---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (target: 288 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Kasprowicz3033011.00---00
Paul Reiffel1424723.35---00
Shane Warne2868853.14---00
Mark Waugh611903.16---00
Simon Cook401704.25---00
Steve Waugh641011.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Season1997/98
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)
Umpires
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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
CLOSE OF PLAY
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
MATCH NOTES
General
  • 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)