2nd Test, Bulawayo, Sep 25 - 29 1997, New Zealand tour of Zimbabwe
461 & 227/8d
(target 286)403 & 275/8
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
203* & 45
Player Of The Series
387 runs
Zimbabwe 1st INNINGS
Gavin Rennie c Harris b O'Connor571221846046.72
Grant Flower c Fleming b Vettori8315517812053.54
Andy Flower c Harris b Vettori39771116050.64
Guy Whittall not out 20335945322256.54
Alistair Campbell (c)c Astle b O'Connor722361031.81
Dave Houghton  b Cairns3259936054.23
Paul Strang c Harris b Vettori538350013.15
Heath Streak lbw b Cairns1773932023.28
Bryan Strang c Fleming b Cairns01615000.00
Adam Huckle c †Parore b Vettori044000.00
Everton Matambanadzo c Fleming b O'Connor44366109.30
Extras(lb 10, nb 2, w 2)14
TOTAL(161 Ov, RR: 2.86)461
Fall of wickets: 1-144 (Grant Flower), 2-148 (Gavin Rennie), 3-218 (Andy Flower), 4-244 (Alistair Campbell), 5-322 (Dave Houghton), 6-343 (Paul Strang), 7-416 (Heath Streak), 8-420 (Bryan Strang), 9-421 (Adam Huckle), 10-461 (Everton Matambanadzo)
David Sewell1938104.26---01
Shayne O'Connor2798032.96---21
Chris Cairns36119732.69---00
Daniel Vettori581116542.84---00
Chris Harris1461300.92---00
Nathan Astle721502.14---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Craig Spearman c Huckle b PA Strang471301898036.15
Blair Pocock lbw b PA Strang271331462020.30
Matt Horne lbw b PA Strang523250021.73
Stephen Fleming (c)c PA Strang b Huckle2745533060.00
Nathan Astle c sub (AR Whittall) b Huckle9617621813254.54
Chris Cairns c Rennie b Huckle022000.00
Adam Parore c GW Flower b Huckle1735412048.57
Chris Harris  b Huckle7122827810031.14
Daniel Vettori c BC Strang b Huckle9016217614055.55
Shayne O'Connor run out (GW Flower)724231029.16
David Sewell not out 11713005.88
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 5)15
TOTAL(161.4 Ov, RR: 2.49)403
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Blair Pocock), 2-76 (Matt Horne), 3-92 (Craig Spearman), 4-130 (Stephen Fleming), 5-130 (Chris Cairns), 6-162 (Adam Parore), 7-259 (Nathan Astle), 8-371 (Chris Harris), 9-389 (Shayne O'Connor), 10-403 (Daniel Vettori)
Heath Streak1552601.73---00
Everton Matambanadzo1545203.46---01
Paul Strang471911032.34---00
Adam Huckle40.41010962.68---01
Bryan Strang26125001.92---02
Guy Whittall611402.33---01
Grant Flower1021901.90---00
Alistair Campbell201306.50---00
Zimbabwe 2nd INNINGS
Gavin Rennie lbw b Astle2463813038.09
Grant Flower run out (Spearman)49466880106.52
Andy Flower c & b Harris725310028.00
Guy Whittall run out (Harris)45841057153.57
Alistair Campbell (c)not out 591211618048.76
Dave Houghton c Harris b Vettori1322312059.09
Paul Strang lbw b Vettori2670033.33
Heath Streak run out (Harris)1240050.00
Bryan Strang  b Cairns1013142076.92
Adam Huckle not out 079000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 5, w 3)17
TOTAL(64 Ov, RR: 3.54)227/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Grant Flower), 2-80 (Gavin Rennie), 3-91 (Andy Flower), 4-172 (Guy Whittall), 5-202 (Dave Houghton), 6-204 (Paul Strang), 7-205 (Heath Streak), 8-219 (Bryan Strang)
David Sewell40902.25---10
Shayne O'Connor503406.80---10
Chris Cairns1114914.45---12
Daniel Vettori1836923.83---00
Nathan Astle961611.77---00
Chris Harris1744112.41---03
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (target: 286 runs)
Blair Pocock c PA Strang b Huckle62961398064.58
Craig Spearman c Campbell b Huckle2740384067.50
Matt Horne c Campbell b Huckle2956555051.78
Stephen Fleming (c)run out (PA Strang)751031517072.81
Nathan Astle c GW Flower b PA Strang2153713039.62
Chris Cairns c Houghton b Huckle89201088.88
Adam Parore c Whittall b Huckle2324340195.83
Chris Harris not out 1223321052.17
Daniel Vettori run out (Houghton)78120087.50
Shayne O'Connor not out 00200-
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 2)11
TOTAL(68 Ov, RR: 4.04)275/8
Did not bat: David Sewell 
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Craig Spearman), 2-89 (Matt Horne), 3-138 (Blair Pocock), 4-207 (Nathan Astle), 5-221 (Chris Cairns), 6-240 (Stephen Fleming), 7-260 (Adam Parore), 8-275 (Daniel Vettori)
Everton Matambanadzo201407.00---00
Bryan Strang841501.87---00
Adam Huckle32214654.56---02
Paul Strang2318113.52---00
Grant Flower311003.33---00
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Zimbabwe
Player Of The Match
Guy Whittall
Guy Whittall
Player Of The Series
Grant Flower
Grant Flower
Series result2-match series drawn 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1379
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
David Sewell
David Sewell
Zimbabwe Image
Russell Tiffin
India Image
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
Zimbabwe Image
Quintin Goosen
Match Referee
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Sidath Wettimuny
Thu, 25 Sep - day 1 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 263/4 (Guy Whittall 66*, Dave Houghton 4*)
Fri, 26 Sep - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 23/0 (Craig Spearman 14*, Blair Pocock 7*)
Sat, 27 Sep - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 268/7 (Chris Harris 35*, Daniel Vettori 5*)
Sun, 28 Sep - day 4 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 152/3 (Guy Whittall 41*, Alistair Campbell 19*)
Mon, 29 Sep - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 275/8 (68 ov) - end of match
  • GJ Whittall 100 off 228 balls in 246 minutes with 12 fours.
  • GJ Whittall 200 off 355 balls in 449 minutes.
  • The partnership between Vettori and Harris is the 2nd highest for NZ for the 8th wicket in Tests, Congdon and Cunis (136) still hold the record from 1971-72 v WI, also 2nd highest against Zimbabwe for the 8th wicket - (highest 313 by Wasim Akram and Saqlain Mushtaq, 1996-97)