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1st Test, Birmingham, July 01 - 03, 1999, New Zealand tour of England
226 & 107
(T:208) 126 & 211/3

England won by 7 wickets

Player Of The Match
1/44, 32* & 99*
New Zealand 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
New Zealand 1st Innings 
Roger Twose c Thorpe b Mullally033000.00
Matt Horne lbw b Caddick1229381041.37
Stephen Fleming (c)c Thorpe b Tudor2759726045.76
Nathan Astle c †Read b Butcher2653754049.05
Craig McMillan c Thorpe b Caddick1853762033.96
Chris Cairns c & b Caddick1733362051.51
Adam Parore c †Read b Mullally731402059052.14
Dion Nash c Hussain b Tufnell211001201021.00
Daniel Vettori c Hussain b Tufnell11513006.66
Simon Doull c Butcher b Tufnell1115161073.33
Geoff Allott not out 738430018.42
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 6, w 1)13
TOTAL88.4 Ov (RR: 2.54)226
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Roger Twose, 0.3 ov), 2-19 (Matt Horne, 9.4 ov), 3-55 (Stephen Fleming, 20.1 ov), 4-73 (Nathan Astle, 27.5 ov), 5-103 (Chris Cairns, 37.3 ov), 6-104 (Craig McMillan, 39.1 ov), 7-189 (Dion Nash, 69.3 ov), 8-191 (Daniel Vettori, 73.2 ov), 9-211 (Simon Doull, 77.3 ov), 10-226 (Adam Parore, 88.4 ov)
Alan Mullally26.457222.701246012
0.3 to RG Twose, prodding tentatively at one moving just a little away off the wicket. Shelling peas for Thorpe at slip.. 0/1
88.4 to AC Parore, easy caught behind. 226/10
Andy Caddick27125732.111346000
9.4 to MJ Horne, shuffles cross in front of the stumps, and Peter Willey 's finger does the rest. Hitting middle or thereabouts.. 19/2
37.3 to CL Cairns, jumps up from a length, Cairns tried to push it on the onside, this time it balloons up in the air and surprise, Caddick holds on to it, a smile catch though, not like the ones in his earlier overs. 103/5
39.1 to CD McMillan, outside edge and spectacularly taken by Thorpe at slip, McMillan gone. 104/6
Alex Tudor1124414.00526003
20.1 to SP Fleming, little bit of outward movement and Fleming edges it to slip, New Zealand slip into trouble. 55/3
Mark Butcher722513.57335000
27.5 to NJ Astle, first victim for Read, Butcher answers his critics, nice outswinger, Astle hopelessly hangs his bat out, England just isnt the place for him !. 73/4
Phil Tufnell1792231.29923001
69.3 to DJ Nash, well caught at 1st slip. 189/7
73.2 to DL Vettori, wide inviting ball, caught at slip. 191/8
77.3 to SB Doull, taken at mid wicket, dived to catch. 211/9
England 1st Innings 
Mark Butcher run out (Horne/Doull)1125362044.00
Alec Stewart lbw b Allott1390033.33
Nasser Hussain (c) b Doull1021322047.61
Graham Thorpe c Astle b Allott69130066.66
Mark Ramprakash c †Parore b Cairns02741000.00
Aftab Habib  b Cairns12745003.70
Chris Read c sub (CZ Harris) b Nash12525004.00
Andy Caddick c †Parore b Nash33731016045.20
Alex Tudor not out 3262997051.61
Alan Mullally c †Parore b Nash011000.00
Phil Tufnell c Fleming b Cairns613121046.15
Extras(b 8, lb 11, nb 6)25
TOTAL46.4 Ov (RR: 2.70)126
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Alec Stewart, 2.1 ov), 2-26 (Mark Butcher, 7.5 ov), 3-28 (Nasser Hussain, 9.1 ov), 4-33 (Graham Thorpe, 10.2 ov), 5-38 (Mark Ramprakash, 18.1 ov), 6-40 (Aftab Habib, 20.2 ov), 7-45 (Chris Read, 23.6 ov), 8-115 (Andy Caddick, 43.4 ov), 9-115 (Alan Mullally, 43.5 ov), 10-126 (Phil Tufnell, 46.4 ov)
Geoff Allott1433822.71736002
2.1 to AJ Stewart, no stroke offered. 5/1
10.2 to GP Thorpe, taken at 2nd slip.. wide outside the off stump, no foot movement Habib strolls out well taken catch by Astle. 33/4
Simon Doull1261711.41653000
9.1 to N Hussain, pitched middle stump hits off stump. 28/3
Chris Cairns9.433533.62477004
18.1 to MR Ramprakash, what a rip snorter. gets a little nick, Parore does well to get it. 38/5
20.2 to A Habib, mistimed the ball, through thr gate. 40/6
46.4 to PCR Tufnell, slashes and caught at slip by Fleming. 126/10
Dion Nash1161731.54612000
23.6 to CMW Read, taken in the gully. 45/7
43.4 to AR Caddick, Caddick edges and a good diving catch by Parore. 115/8
43.5 to AD Mullally, and goes first ball. 115/9
New Zealand 2nd Innings 
Roger Twose lbw b Caddick011000.00
Matt Horne c †Read b Mullally11316007.69
Stephen Fleming (c)c †Read b Tufnell25861694029.06
Nathan Astle c †Read b Mullally914182064.28
Craig McMillan c Butcher b Mullally1532511046.87
Chris Cairns c †Read b Caddick3770042.85
Adam Parore c Stewart b Caddick021000.00
Dion Nash c †Read b Caddick01316000.00
Daniel Vettori  b Caddick022000.00
Simon Doull st †Read b Tufnell4650638092.00
Geoff Allott not out 057000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 2, w 1)8
TOTAL37.1 Ov (RR: 2.87)107
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Roger Twose, 0.1 ov), 2-5 (Matt Horne, 2.2 ov), 3-17 (Nathan Astle, 7.2 ov), 4-39 (Craig McMillan, 16.2 ov), 5-46 (Chris Cairns, 19.1 ov), 6-46 (Adam Parore, 19.3 ov), 7-52 (Dion Nash, 23.4 ov), 8-52 (Daniel Vettori, 23.6 ov), 9-106 (Stephen Fleming, 35.4 ov), 10-107 (Simon Doull, 37.1 ov)
Andy Caddick1433252.28684002
0.1 to RG Twose, . 0/1
2.2 to MJ Horne, . 5/2
19.1 to CL Cairns, it gets murkier, edged through to the keeper. 46/5
19.3 to AC Parore, you wouldn't believe it, really, welcome to the Twilight Zone, Birmingham. 46/6
23.4 to DJ Nash, he's out, a bit of controversy, moved a long distance, umpire Bucknor says he got a little touch, Nash disagrees, and the replay tends to side with Nash on this one, but it matters not. 52/7
23.6 to DL Vettori, a beauty, a yorker, ta ta Vettori, quack quack quack quack quack quack quack quack (that's 8 ducks). 52/8
Alan Mullally1634833.00778010
7.2 to NJ Astle, . 17/3
16.2 to CD McMillan, edged to Butcher, tried to drive a full ball, but a nice bit of away movement gets the nick to the slips. 39/4
Alex Tudor521503.00242000
Phil Tufnell2.10723.2391000
35.4 to SP Fleming, Fleming back giving himself room, gets the under edge from the glove, into the box, and pops up to Read to juggle it and take the catch. 106/9
37.1 to SB Doull, no surprises from Doull again, charges down the track and misses, easy stumping for Read and there endeth the innings. 107/10
England 2nd Innings (T: 208 runs)
Mark Butcher c †Parore b Nash3367774049.25
Alec Stewart  b Allott033000.00
Alex Tudor not out 9911918221083.19
Nasser Hussain (c) b Allott44577910077.19
Graham Thorpe not out 21212730100.00
Extras(b 7, lb 2, nb 5)14
TOTAL43.4 Ov (RR: 4.83)211/3
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Alec Stewart, 0.5 ov), 2-76 (Mark Butcher, 17.4 ov), 3-174 (Nasser Hussain, 36.5 ov)
Geoff Allott1507124.736711004
0.5 to AJ Stewart, is that the end of Alec Stewart's career? a beauty, just like so many in the World Cup, Allott gets one straight and full, completely yorks him and done completely. 3/1
36.5 to N Hussain, plays down the wrong line, middle stump knocked out. 174/3
Simon Doull704806.85259000
Daniel Vettori612203.66295000
Dion Nash702914.14347000
17.4 to MA Butcher, inside edge between bat and person to Parore, Butcher waited for Bucknor to send him off, surprisingly Bucknor gave a quick decision by his standards. 76/2
Chris Cairns401804.50194001
Nathan Astle11000.0060000
Craig McMillan3.401403.81142000
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Thu, 01 Jul - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 226
Fri, 02 Jul - day 2 - England 2nd innings 3/1 (Mark Butcher 3*, Alex Tudor 0*, 1.1 ov)
Sat, 03 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 211/3 (43.4 ov) - end of match
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Alex Tudor
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1455
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Aftab Habib
Aftab Habib
Chris Read
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