result
2nd Test, Hamilton, Mar 14 - 17 1997, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
222 & 273
(target 326)170 & 205
New Zealand won by 120 runs
Player Of The Match
4/46 & 5/84
daniel-vettori
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Blair Pocock c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan852392885035.56
Bryan Young run out (PA de Silva)428440014.28
Matt Horne  b Zoysa21821022025.60
Stephen Fleming (c)c Mahanama b Zoysa214150014.28
Nathan Astle lbw b Zoysa01210000.00
Chris Cairns c Ranatunga b Dharmasena1053620018.86
Adam Parore run out (Mahanama)2535474071.42
Dipak Patel c Dharmasena b Muralitharan1321362061.90
Daniel Vettori  b Muralitharan412171033.33
Simon Doull c PA de Silva b Vaas2030472066.66
Heath Davis not out 834311023.52
Extras(b 11, lb 9, nb 10)30
TOTAL(90.4 Ov, RR: 2.44)222
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Bryan Young), 2-88 (Matt Horne), 3-96 (Stephen Fleming), 4-100 (Nathan Astle), 5-126 (Chris Cairns), 6-172 (Adam Parore), 7-172 (Blair Pocock), 8-178 (Daniel Vettori), 9-203 (Dipak Patel), 10-222 (Simon Doull)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas12.413212.52---03
Nuwan Zoysa1834732.61---07
Sajeewa de Silva1543602.40---00
Kumar Dharmasena2273911.77---00
Muthiah Muralidaran2244331.95---02
Sanath Jayasuriya10505.00---00
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c Astle b Davis2036462055.55
Roshan Mahanama lbw b Vettori45841364053.57
Hashan Tillakaratne c Young b Doull22841007.14
Aravinda de Silva c †Parore b Vettori1230050.00
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)lbw b Davis423300017.39
Romesh Kaluwitharana c †Parore b Davis1124262045.83
Kumar Dharmasena c Fleming b Davis27861192131.39
Chaminda Vaas c Pocock b Vettori28981204028.57
Nuwan Zoysa c Doull b Vettori1416281187.50
Sajeewa de Silva not out 01219000.00
Muthiah Muralidaran c †Parore b Davis54510125.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 3, w 1)13
TOTAL(68.2 Ov, RR: 2.48)170
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-57 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 3-58 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-76 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-87 (Roshan Mahanama), 6-93 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 7-144 (Kumar Dharmasena), 8-154 (Chaminda Vaas), 9-165 (Nuwan Zoysa), 10-170 (Muthiah Muralidaran)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Simon Doull1341911.46---02
Heath Davis20.236353.09---11
Nathan Astle31802.66---00
Daniel Vettori2484641.91---00
Dipak Patel822503.12---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bryan Young c Ranatunga b Dharmasena621271678148.81
Blair Pocock c Mahanama b Zoysa711221063.63
Matt Horne st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan1664831025.00
Stephen Fleming (c) b Muralitharan591171778150.42
Nathan Astle c Mahanama b Vaas521511915234.43
Chris Cairns c sub (UDU Chandana) b Muralitharan417211023.52
Adam Parore run out (Tillakaratne)2650033.33
Dipak Patel c PA de Silva b Dharmasena415140026.66
Daniel Vettori  b Zoysa636360016.66
Simon Doull c Mahanama b Zoysa2530413083.33
Heath Davis not out 219360010.52
Extras(b 9, lb 11, nb 7, w 7)34
TOTAL(97.4 Ov, RR: 2.79)273
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Blair Pocock), 2-64 (Matt Horne), 3-108 (Bryan Young), 4-183 (Stephen Fleming), 5-198 (Chris Cairns), 6-201 (Adam Parore), 7-211 (Dipak Patel), 8-239 (Nathan Astle), 9-243 (Daniel Vettori), 10-273 (Simon Doull)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Chaminda Vaas1533412.26---00
Nuwan Zoysa22.475332.33---73
Kumar Dharmasena2457523.12---00
Sajeewa de Silva1022902.90---00
Muthiah Muralidaran2676232.38---04
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 326 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya run out (Doull)3470075.00
Roshan Mahanama lbw b Doull651882526034.57
Hashan Tillakaratne  b Vettori1026351038.46
Chaminda Vaas c Patel b Vettori836511022.22
Aravinda de Silva lbw b Doull516240031.25
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c Doull b Vettori3370993147.14
Romesh Kaluwitharana lbw b Doull13122320108.33
Kumar Dharmasena not out 3857693166.66
Nuwan Zoysa c †Parore b Vettori1330313043.33
Sajeewa de Silva c Young b Davis0812000.00
Muthiah Muralidaran c Cairns b Vettori711161063.63
Extras(b 4, lb 5, w 1)10
TOTAL(76.2 Ov, RR: 2.68)205
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 2-16 (Hashan Tillakaratne), 3-40 (Chaminda Vaas), 4-50 (Aravinda de Silva), 5-129 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 6-147 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 7-152 (Roshan Mahanama), 8-185 (Nuwan Zoysa), 9-186 (Sajeewa de Silva), 10-205 (Muthiah Muralidaran)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Simon Doull1543432.26---00
Heath Davis1743512.05---10
Daniel Vettori29.288452.86---00
Dipak Patel1253402.83---00
Nathan Astle31903.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Trust Bank Park, Hamilton
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of New Zealand
Season1996/97
Player Of The Match
Daniel Vettori
Daniel Vettori
Series resultNew Zealand won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1359
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Sajeewa de Silva
Sajeewa de Silva
Umpires
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Doug Cowie
Pakistan Image
Mahboob Shah
TV Umpire
New Zealand Image
Billy Bowden
Match Referee
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Peter Burge
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 14 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 222
Sat, 15 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 53/1 (Bryan Young 22*, Matt Horne 14*)
Sun, 16 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 20/2 (Roshan Mahanama 6*, Chaminda Vaas 0*)
Mon, 17 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 205 (76.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Lunch: NZ 67/1 (Pocock 37*, Horne 16*)
  • Tea: NZ 133/5 (Pocock 73*, Parore 4*)
  • BA Pocock 50 off 124 balls, 3x4. 3rd Test 50.
  • BA Pocock's 85 is his highest score in Tests (previous best: 70 v England at Auckland, 1996-97).
Day 2
  • Lunch: SL 75/3 (Mahanama 41*, Ranatunga 4*)
  • Tea: SL 144/6 (Dharmasena 27*, Vaas 21*)
  • HT Davis 5-63 is his best bowling figures in Tests (previous best: 3-34 v Sri Lanka at Dunedin in 1996-97). Maiden 5-wicket haul.
  • DL Vettori 4-46 is his best bowling figures in Tests (previous best: 4-97 v England at Christchurch in 1996-97).
Day 3
  • Lunch: NZ 132/3 (Fleming 22*, Astle 9*)
  • Tea: NZ 204/6 (Astle 29*, Patel 3*)
  • SP Fleming 50 off 108 balls, 163 mins, 8x4. 13th Test 50.
  • When SP Fleming was bowled by M Muralitharan he became the first Sri Lankan bowler to take 100 Test wickets.
  • NJ Astle 50 off 140 balls, 179 mins, 5x4, 2x6.