1st Match, Ahmedabad, Feb 14 1996, Wills World Cup
(50 ov, target 240)228/9
New Zealand won by 11 runs
Player Of The Match
101 (132)
New Zealand INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Craig Spearman c & b Cork516220031.25
Nathan Astle c Hick b Martin1011321728276.51
Stephen Fleming c Thorpe b Hick2847733059.57
Roger Twose c Thorpe b Hick1726261065.38
Chris Cairns c Cork b Illingworth36303641120.00
Chris Harris run out 1016221062.50
Shane Thomson not out 1723221073.91
Lee Germon (c)†not out 13121600108.33
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 2, w 4)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.77)239/6
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Craig Spearman), 2-108 (Stephen Fleming), 3-141 (Roger Twose), 4-196 (Chris Cairns), 5-204 (Nathan Astle), 6-212 (Chris Harris)
Dominic Cork1013613.60---11
Peter Martin603716.16---00
Darren Gough1006306.30---00
Richard Illingworth1013113.10---00
Graeme Hick904525.00---30
Craig White502104.20---01
England INNINGS (target: 240 runs from 50 overs)
Mike Atherton (c) b Nash1350033.33
Alec Stewart c & b Harris3471963047.88
Graeme Hick run out 851021349083.33
Graham Thorpe  b Larsen921220042.85
Neil Fairbrother  b Morrison3646471078.26
Jack Russell c Morrison b Larsen29120022.22
Craig White c Cairns b Thomson13121801108.33
Dominic Cork c †Germon b Nash19112121172.72
Darren Gough not out 1517320088.23
Peter Martin c Cairns b Nash3790042.85
Richard Illingworth not out 3460075.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 2, w 1)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.56)228/9
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mike Atherton), 2-100 (Alec Stewart), 3-123 (Graham Thorpe), 4-144 (Graeme Hick), 5-151 (Jack Russell), 6-180 (Craig White), 7-185 (Neil Fairbrother), 8-210 (Dominic Cork), 9-222 (Peter Martin)
Danny Morrison803814.75---11
Dion Nash712633.71---10
Chris Cairns402406.00---00
Gavin Larsen1013323.30---00
Shane Thomson1005115.09---00
Chris Harris904515.00---00
Nathan Astle20603.00---00
Gujarat Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesWills World CupNew Zealand tour of India
Player Of The Match
Nathan Astle
Nathan Astle
Match numberODI no. 1048
Match daysday (50-over match)
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B.C. Cooray
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Steve Randell
TV Umpire
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S Toohey
Match Referee
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Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
PointsNew Zealand 2, England 0
  • England dropped 4 catches, including Astle when he was on 1.
  • Astle's 3rd ODI 100 (all this season).
  • When Atherton was dismissed he remained on the field to act as a runner for Hick.