Melbourne, Nov 14 - 17 1997, New Zealand tour of Australia
82 & 173
(target 83)173 & 83/5
Victoria won by 5 wickets
New Zealanders 1st INNINGS
Bryan Young c †Berry b Fleming33542008.57
Blair Pocock c Harper b Saker626320023.07
Matt Horne c Harper b Williams832571025.00
Nathan Astle c †Berry b Fleming419160021.05
Craig McMillan lbw b Dodemaide1144590025.00
Chris Cairns (c)c Elliott b Saker2438521163.15
Adam Parore c Fleming b Saker220200010.00
Daniel Vettori c †Berry b Fleming210120020.00
Shayne O'Connor c Craig b Fleming1337520035.13
Heath Davis c †Berry b Saker0610000.00
Geoff Allott not out 733350021.21
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 1.64, 200 Mts)82
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Blair Pocock), 2-13 (Bryan Young), 3-17 (Nathan Astle), 4-25 (Matt Horne), 5-45 (Craig McMillan), 6-58 (Adam Parore), 7-61 (Chris Cairns), 8-61 (Daniel Vettori), 9-62 (Heath Davis), 10-82 (Shayne O'Connor)
David Saker1872741.50---00
Damien Fleming1791841.05---00
Brad Williams731512.14---00
Tony Dodemaide621412.33---00
Ian Harvey20603.00---00
Victoria 1st INNINGS
Matthew Elliott c †Parore b Allott1214171085.71
Graeme Vimpani c McMillan b Davis1651800031.37
Dean Jones lbw b Allott916180056.25
Laurie Harper c Young b O'Connor25721101034.72
Shawn Craig  b Allott0410000.00
Ian Harvey c †Parore b Cairns3650613072.00
Darren Berry (c)†lbw b O'Connor27801060033.75
Tony Dodemaide lbw b O'Connor437500010.81
David Saker  b Allott541530012.19
Damien Fleming not out 715291046.66
Brad Williams  b Allott2024252183.33
Extras(lb 2, nb 10)12
TOTAL(66.3 Ov, RR: 2.60, 284 Mts)173
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Matthew Elliott), 2-36 (Dean Jones), 3-52 (Graeme Vimpani), 4-57 (Shawn Craig), 5-99 (Laurie Harper), 6-105 (Ian Harvey), 7-121 (Tony Dodemaide), 8-143 (Darren Berry), 9-143 (David Saker), 10-173 (Brad Williams)
Geoff Allott19.364752.41---04
Shayne O'Connor2046533.25---00
Heath Davis1252512.08---01
Daniel Vettori611101.83---00
Chris Cairns932312.55---00
New Zealanders 2nd INNINGS
Blair Pocock c †Berry b Saker441982322022.22
Bryan Young lbw b Williams2261870036.06
Matt Horne c †Berry b Saker37871181042.52
Nathan Astle c Elliott b Williams1322281059.09
Craig McMillan lbw b Fleming826400030.76
Chris Cairns (c) b Saker066000.00
Adam Parore not out 2175991028.00
Daniel Vettori c †Berry b Fleming024000.00
Shayne O'Connor  b Saker928391032.14
Heath Davis lbw b Saker068000.00
Geoff Allott c sub (GB Gardiner) b Saker01014000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 11, w 3)19
TOTAL(86.5 Ov, RR: 1.99, 342 Mts)173
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Bryan Young), 2-115 (Matt Horne), 3-127 (Blair Pocock), 4-129 (Nathan Astle), 5-130 (Chris Cairns), 6-145 (Craig McMillan), 7-145 (Daniel Vettori), 8-163 (Shayne O'Connor), 9-163 (Heath Davis), 10-173 (Geoff Allott)
Brad Williams1653222.00---20
Damien Fleming1432721.92---00
Tony Dodemaide1983001.57---00
David Saker23.583961.63---10
Shawn Craig1272001.66---00
Matthew Elliott20904.50---00
Victoria 2nd INNINGS (target: 83 runs)
Graeme Vimpani c Astle b Allott079000.00
Matthew Elliott c Astle b Vettori34931211036.55
Dean Jones not out 341021530033.33
Laurie Harper c Young b Vettori2480050.00
Shawn Craig c †Parore b Vettori01316000.00
Ian Harvey c Cairns b Vettori1690016.66
Darren Berry (c)†not out 2650033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 6)10
TOTAL(38 Ov, RR: 2.18, 163 Mts)83/5
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Graeme Vimpani), 2-69 (Matthew Elliott), 3-71 (Laurie Harper), 4-75 (Shawn Craig), 5-77 (Ian Harvey)
Geoff Allott501513.00---00
Shayne O'Connor841301.62---00
Heath Davis1662501.56---03
Chris Cairns411303.25---00
Daniel Vettori501342.60---00
Princes Park, Melbourne
TossNew Zealanders, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Match daysday (4-day match)
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Bill Sheahan
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Steve Davis
Fri, 14 Nov - day 1 - no play
Sat, 15 Nov - day 2 - Victoria 1st innings 131/7 (Darren Berry 18*, David Saker 2*)
Sun, 16 Nov - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 147/7 (Adam Parore 7*, Shayne O'Connor 0*)
Mon, 17 Nov - day 4 - Victoria 2nd innings 83/5 (38 ov) - end of match
  • 12th Men: GB Gardiner (Vic) and CZ Harris (NZ)
  • Play abandoned on the first day at 1.30pm due to heavy rain. Playing time to be extended on each of the remaining days by an extra hour with play to commence at 10.30am each day.
  • New Zealand's first innings total of 82 is their lowest against Victoria (prev. 141 in 1913-14) and their lowest complete first-class total in Australia this century (all time lowest: 64 vs NSW, 1898-99).
  • Day 3: Bad light ended play at 5.20pm.