India v New Zealand
Pepsi Independence Cup 1996/97
VenueM Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 14th May 1997 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultIndia won by 8 wickets
PointsIndia 2; New Zealand 0
UmpiresJaved Akhtar, DL Orchard
TV umpireKT Francis
RefereeAM Ebrahim
Man of the MatchSR Tendulkar

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
BA Youngc Kumble b Joshi1727481-62.96
NJ Astleb Singh9211113310-82.88
MJ Hornerun out (Joshi->Mongia)2331413-74.19
*SP Flemingrun out (Joshi->Singh)1322231-59.09
CL Cairnslbw b Singh3610--50.00
CZ Harrisc and b Kumble31230--25.00
+AC Parorerun out (Tendulkar)325765--56.14
DN Patelrun out (Kambli->Kumble)101619--62.50
GR Larsenb Joshi1216191-75.00
AJ Pennnot out757--140.00
HT Davisnot out001--0.00
Extras(4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)8
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-59 (Young), 2-109 (Horne), 3-136 (Fleming), 4-147 (Cairns), 5-154 (Astle), 6-166 (Harris), 7-185 (Patel), 8-209 (Larsen), 9-219 (Parore)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Prasad10   0400---4.00
Kuruvilla6   1370-3-6.17
Kumble10   1301--60.003.00
Joshi10   0472--30.004.70
Tendulkar7   03501--5.00
Singh7   0272--21.003.86

India inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
SC Gangulyc Parore b Larsen62871458171.26
*SR Tendulkarb Astle11713718813285.40
RS Dravidnot out2131483-67.74
VG Kamblinot out4451-100.00
AD Jadejadid not bat      
RR Singhdid not bat      
+NR Mongiadid not bat      
A Kumbledid not bat      
SB Joshidid not bat      
A Kuruvilladid not bat      
BKV Prasaddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb, 13 w)17
Total(2 wickets, 42.3 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-169 (Ganguly), 2-216 (Tendulkar)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Davis5   054064-10.80
Larsen8   2261--48.003.25
Harris7   12601--3.71
Patel7   0300---4.29
Astle7   02511-42.003.57

--> HT Davis made his last appearance in ODI matches
--> MJ Horne passed 500 runs in List A matches when he reached 5
--> SR Tendulkar passed 8000 runs in List A matches when he reached 9
--> A Kuruvilla made his debut in India in ODI matches
--> A Kumble reached 250 wickets in List A matches when he dismissed CZ Harris, his 1st wicket in the New Zealand innings

In the 13th over 2nd ball of the Indian innings, Harris bowled a wide which the keeper missed. Batsmen ran two, but was declared one short (Tendulkar) by Orchard.
27th over 1st ball, Davis bowled a wide 4.
At the end of the 36th over of the Indian innings, CD McMillan came in to substitute for Larsen.