New Zealand v England
England in New Zealand 1996/97 (4th ODI)
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 2nd March 1997 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to field
ResultNew Zealand won by 9 runs
UmpiresDB Cowie, RS Dunne
TV umpireBF Bowden
RefereePJP Burge
Man of the MatchGR Larsen, NJ Astle

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
BA Youngc and b White1634462-47.06
NJ Astlec Stewart b Irani51681105-75.00
*+LK Germonlbw b Gough021--0.00
SP Flemingc Hussain b Croft3755732-67.27
CL Cairnsrun out (Silverwood)265--33.33
AC Parorec Croft b Caddick132732--48.15
CZ Harrisc Hussain b Croft041--0.00
GR Larsenrun out (Hussain)2610--33.33
SB Doullnot out131732--76.47
HT Davisb Caddick086--0.00
GI Allottb Gough31211--25.00
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 11 w)16
Total(all out, 39.5 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-53 (Young), 2-54 (Germon), 3-113 (Astle), 4-116 (Cairns), 5-120 (Fleming), 6-120 (Harris), 7-129 (Larsen), 8-136 (Parore), 9-141 (Davis), 10-153 (Allott)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Caddick8   12922-24.003.62
Silverwood5   02005--4.00
White5   0211--30.004.20
Croft9   12621-27.002.89
Irani7   02311-42.003.29

England inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
NV Knightnot out128--50.00
*MA Athertonc Harris b Allott91162-81.82
+AJ Stewartb Astle42681075-61.76
GP Thorpec Parore b Allott7129--58.33
N Hussainb Davis31212--25.00
RC Iranic Fleming b Davis011--0.00
C Whitec Parore b Harris3289982-35.96
RDB Croftrun out (Harris)203335-160.61
D Goughc and b Larsen5913--55.56
AR Caddickb Larsen013--0.00
CEW Silverwoodc Allott b Larsen1211101-109.09
Extras(6 lb, 7 w)13
Total(all out, 41.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Atherton), 2-32 (Thorpe), 3-41 (Hussain), 4-41 (Irani), 5-91 (Stewart), 6-113 (White), 7-132 (Croft), 8-132 (Gough), 9-133 (Caddick), 10-144 (Silverwood)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Davis6   03226-18.005.33
Allott5   12121-15.004.20
Doull6   1150---2.50
Harris9   0261--54.002.89
Astle7   1241--42.003.43

--> The match was reduced before play started to 43 overs per side
--> New Zealand innings: 50 in 10.2 overs
--> New Zealand innings: 100 in 21.1 overs
--> New Zealand innings: 150 in 39.1 overs
--> England innings: 50 in 10.4 overs
--> England innings: 100 in 30.2 overs
--> NJ Astle 50 in 63 balls, 104 minutes with 5 fours
--> CEW Silverwood made his debut in New Zealand in ODI matches
--> D Gough reached 50 wickets in ODI matches when he dismissed GI Allott, his 2nd wicket in the New Zealand innings
--> NV Knight retired hurt in the England innings having scored 1 (team score 5/0) - he returned when the score was 133/9 (injured finger off the first ball of the innings )

Match originally scheduled for 1 March 1997, but delayed by rain
43 over match due to rain