Australia v New Zealand
Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes 1996/97 (Cowdrey Group)
VenueHong Kong International Stadium, Hong Kong on 22nd September 1996 (5-over match)
Balls per over6
Players6 per side
TossToss not known
ResultNew Zealand won by 12 runs
PointsAustralia 0; New Zealand 2

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CM Spearmanc Bichel b Kasprowicz4     
NJ Astleretired not out36     
CZ Harrisc and b Kasprowicz1     
+SP Flemingnot out14     
SB Doullnot out27     
*GR Larsendid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 w)7
Total(2 wickets, innings closed, 5 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Spearman), 2-6 (Harris)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Kasprowicz1   072--3.007.00
Bichel1   0130---13.00
Lehmann1   0270---27.00
Gilchrist1   0230---23.00
Harvey1   0140---14.00

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
S Youngretired not out31     
*+DS Lehmannb Harris21     
IJ Harveyc Astle b Doull18     
AC Gilchristnot out1     
MS Kasprowicznot out1     
AJ Bicheldid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)5
Total(2 wickets, innings closed, 5 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Lehmann), 2-73 (Harvey)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Astle1   0180---18.00
Spearman1   0200---20.00
Larsen1   0120---12.00
Harris1   061--6.006.00
Doull1   0201--6.0020.00

--> The last man standing rule applied for this match - when only one not out batsman remained the player continued batting with a runner until dismissed
--> NJ Astle retired not out in the New Zealand innings having scored 36 (team had lost 2 wickets)
--> S Young retired not out in the Australia innings having scored 31 (team had lost 1 wickets)