1st Test, Wellington, Feb 18 - 22 1998, Zimbabwe tour of New Zealand
180 & 250
(3.5 ov, target 20)411 & 20/0
New Zealand won by 10 wickets
player of the match
Craig McMillan
New Zealand
Zimbabwe 1st INNINGS
Gavin Rennie  b Doull1343591030.23
Grant Flower  b Nash381041413036.53
Murray Goodwin lbw b Vettori813220061.53
Guy Whittall c †Parore b O'Connor617171035.29
Andy Flower c †Parore b O'Connor219170010.52
Alistair Campbell (c)run out (Nash)371061266034.90
Paul Strang c Young b Doull14441002.27
Heath Streak lbw b O'Connor39961353040.62
Andy Whittall c †Parore b Cairns11117009.09
Adam Huckle c †Parore b O'Connor1953743035.84
Pommie Mbangwa not out 01118000.00
Extras(lb 10, nb 6)16
TOTAL(85.3 Ov, RR: 2.10)180
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Gavin Rennie, 14.3 ov), 2-53 (Murray Goodwin, 19.5 ov), 3-64 (Guy Whittall, 24.5 ov), 4-70 (Andy Flower, 28.6 ov), 5-78 (Grant Flower, 35.2 ov), 6-89 (Paul Strang, 46.6 ov), 7-122 (Alistair Campbell, 62.1 ov), 8-131 (Andy Whittall, 66.1 ov), 9-171 (Heath Streak, 81.5 ov), 10-180 (Adam Huckle, 85.3 ov)
Chris Cairns1625013.12---03
Shayne O'Connor18.375242.81---00
Simon Doull1781821.05---01
Dion Nash1471110.78---02
Daniel Vettori20103911.95---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Bryan Young c Strang b Streak01111000.00
Matt Horne c †A Flower b Mbangwa441081615140.74
Adam Parore c †A Flower b Huckle781642277147.56
Stephen Fleming (c)c Campbell b Huckle361141293031.57
Nathan Astle c †A Flower b Streak42991427042.42
Craig McMillan c AR Whittall b Huckle13920926318466.50
Chris Cairns run out (sub [HK Olonga])0917000.00
Dion Nash  b Strang41821203150.00
Daniel Vettori  b Strang1646691034.78
Simon Doull c Goodwin b Strang813121061.53
Shayne O'Connor not out 216220012.50
Extras(b 1, lb 4)5
TOTAL(145.1 Ov, RR: 2.83)411
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Bryan Young, 2.5 ov), 2-103 (Matt Horne, 38.6 ov), 3-144 (Adam Parore, 58.3 ov), 4-179 (Stephen Fleming, 72.5 ov), 5-240 (Nathan Astle, 94.3 ov), 6-254 (Chris Cairns, 97.6 ov), 7-362 (Dion Nash, 127.2 ov), 8-388 (Craig McMillan, 136.4 ov), 9-397 (Simon Doull, 139.4 ov), 10-411 (Daniel Vettori, 145.1 ov)
Heath Streak2267423.36---00
Pommie Mbangwa1744212.47---00
Paul Strang49.11312632.56---00
Guy Whittall521202.40---00
Andy Whittall1205004.16---00
Adam Huckle401010232.54---00
Zimbabwe 2nd INNINGS
Gavin Rennie lbw b Doull1528342053.57
Grant Flower c & b Vettori420280020.00
Andy Whittall run out (McMillan)1250682024.00
Murray Goodwin c Fleming b Cairns721882228038.29
Guy Whittall c Astle b Nash22841073026.19
Andy Flower c O'Connor b Vettori626250023.07
Alistair Campbell (c)c Horne b Cairns561151497048.69
Paul Strang  b Cairns021000.00
Heath Streak not out 431191295036.13
Adam Huckle lbw b Vettori064000.00
Pommie Mbangwa lbw b Cairns012000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 14)20
TOTAL(106.3 Ov, RR: 2.34)250
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Grant Flower, 7.2 ov), 2-20 (Gavin Rennie, 8.4 ov), 3-65 (Andy Whittall, 25.1 ov), 4-110 (Guy Whittall, 54.4 ov), 5-125 (Andy Flower, 61.4 ov), 6-155 (Murray Goodwin, 68.4 ov), 7-155 (Paul Strang, 68.6 ov), 8-249 (Alistair Campbell, 104.4 ov), 9-249 (Adam Huckle, 105.6 ov), 10-250 (Pommie Mbangwa, 106.3 ov)
Chris Cairns24.345642.28---00
Shayne O'Connor1433902.78---00
Simon Doull1314713.61---00
Daniel Vettori41187331.78---00
Dion Nash961011.11---00
Craig McMillan51501.00---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (target: 20 runs)
Matt Horne not out 911141081.81
Bryan Young not out 1012142083.33
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(3.5 Ov, RR: 5.21)20
Heath Streak201306.50---00
Adam Huckle1.50603.27---00
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
Craig McMillan
Craig McMillan
Series resultNew Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1401
Match daysday(5-day match)
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Steve Dunne
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Steve Randell
TV Umpire
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Evan Watkin
Match Referee
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Hanumant Singh
Thu, 19 Feb - day 1 -Zimbabwe 1st innings 132/8 (Heath Streak 9*, Adam Huckle 1*, null ov)
Fri, 20 Feb - day 2 -New Zealand 1st innings 176/3 (Stephen Fleming 33*, Nathan Astle 19*, null ov)
Sat, 21 Feb - day 3 -Zimbabwe 2nd innings 27/2 (Andy Whittall 4*, Murray Goodwin 2*, null ov)
Sun, 22 Feb - day 4 -New Zealand 2nd innings 20 (3.5 ov) - end of match
Day 1
  • Tea: Zimbabwe 70/4 (GW Flower 36*, Campbell 0*)
  • Start delayed due to overnight rain seeping into the bowlers' runups and close-in fielding area around the pitch. Lunch was taken early and the day's play extended an hour. 68 overs were scheduled to be bowled.
Day 2
  • Lunch: New Zealand 11/1 (Horne 5*, Parore 6*)
  • Tea: New Zealand 103/2 (Parore 58*)
  • AG Huckle 19 is his highest Test innings (previous: 0* on 2 occasions).
  • SB O'Connor 4-52 is his best bowling figures in Tests (previous: 3-73 v Zimbabwe at Harare in 1997-98).
  • AC Parore 50 off 107 balls, 5x5, 1x6, 10th Test 50.
Day 3
  • Lunch: New Zealand 254/6 (McMillan 49*)
  • Tea: New Zealand 362/6 (McMillan 116*, Nash 41*)
  • The second new ball taken after 88 overs in New Zealand's first innings.
  • CD McMillan 100 off 159 balls, 15x4, 1x6. It is his maiden Test century, in his 7th innings (previous: 54 on 2 occasions). He is the 4th youngest New Zealander to hit a Test century at 21 years 161 days.
  • The 108 run partnership between CD McMillan and DJ Nash is a record for the 7th wicket in Tests for New Zealand against Zimbabwe (previous: 97 between NJ Astle and CZ Harris at Bulawayo in 1997-98).
  • The 14 run partnership between DL Vettori and SB O'Connor equals the record for the 10th wicket in Tests for New Zealand against Zimbabwe, with DL Vettori and DG Sewell at Bulawayo in 1997-98.
Day 4
  • Lunch: Zimbabwe 96/3 (Goodwin 41*, GJ Whittall 16*)
  • Tea: Zimbabwe 177/7 (Campbell 21*, Streak 9*)
  • MW Goodwin 50 off 147 balls, 6x4, 3rd Test 50.
  • ADR Campbell 50 off 87 balls, 7x4, 11th Test 50.
  • The second new ball taken after 80 overs in Zimbabwe's second innings.
  • The 94 run partnership between ADR Campbell and HH Streak is a record for the 8th wicket in Tests for Zimbabwe against New Zealand (previous: 79 between PA Strang and EA Brandes at Auckland in 1996-97).
  • This win, plus 2 over Sri Lanka at Dunedin and Hamilton in 1996-97, creates the first time in New Zealand Test history where they have won 3 consecutive home Tests.
  • This is the first New Zealand Test victory at the Basin Reserve, Wellington since the one-off Test against Australia in 1989-90.
  • This is the first non-drawn Test match between these two sides in 6 Tests, since 1992-93.
  • The overall record between the sides is: Played 7, New Zealand 2, Zimbabwe 0, Drawn 5.