New Zealand v Australia
Australia in New Zealand 1997/98 (4th ODI)
VenueEden Park, Auckland on 14th February 1998 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultNew Zealand won by 30 runs
UmpiresBF Bowden, RS Dunne
TV umpireEA Watkin
RefereeHanumant Singh
Man of the MatchCZ Harris

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
LG Howelllbw b Robertson5154697194.44
NJ Astlec Robertson b Bichel202735-174.07
+AC Parorec Ponting b Robertson3259702-54.24
*SP Flemingc Gilchrist b Robertson1315211-86.67
CD McMillanb Lehmann1320321-65.00
CL Cairnsc SR Waugh b Bevan21112--18.18
CZ Harrisrun out (Lehmann)5557782296.49
DJ Nashnot out315873--53.45
MW Priestdid not bat      
SB Doulldid not bat      
SB O'Connordid not bat      
Extras(1 nb, 5 w)6
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-46 (Astle, 8.4 ov), 2-85 (Howell, 17.2 ov), 3-107 (Fleming, 23.1 ov), 4-120 (Parore, 27.1 ov), 5-132 (Cairns, 30.4 ov), 6-134 (McMillan, 31.1 ov), 7-223 (Harris, 50 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Wilson4   0250-1-6.25
Dale6   0330---5.50
Bichel7   0331--42.004.71
Robertson10   0293--20.002.90
ME Waugh2   0110---5.50
Bevan10   03711-60.003.70
Lehmann9   03711-54.004.11
Law2   0180---9.00

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
+AC Gilchristc Parore b Nash4240597-105.00
ME Waughlbw b Doull41119--36.36
RT Pontingb Doull102624--38.46
DS Lehmannc Astle b Priest264386--60.47
*SR Waughc sub (SJ Peterson) b Priest2350831-46.00
SG Lawc Fleming b McMillan71616--43.75
MG Bevanc Nash b Doull375284--71.15
AJ Bichelc Cairns b Harris213737--56.76
GR Robertsonc Nash b Doull71116--63.64
AC Dalec Nash b Cairns6812--75.00
P Wilsonnot out124--50.00
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)9
Total(all out, 49.1 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (ME Waugh, 4.3 ov), 2-48 (Ponting, 10.4 ov), 3-60 (Gilchrist, 13.4 ov), 4-105 (Law, 27.4 ov), 5-107 (Lehmann, 28.1 ov), 6-147 (Bichel, 38.3 ov), 7-176 (SR Waugh, 44.5 ov), 8-183 (Bevan, 46.4 ov), 9-190 (Robertson, 48.2 ov), 10-193 (Dale, 49.1 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
O'Connor2   0210---10.50
Doull8   12541-12.003.12
Nash5   0231-130.004.60
Priest10   03121-30.003.10
Harris10   0331--60.003.30
McMillan3   0141--18.004.67
Astle2   0100---5.00

--> P Wilson made his last appearance in ODI matches
--> LG Howell 50 in 52 balls, 67 minutes with 5 fours and 1 six
--> LG Howell passed his previous highest score of 50 in ODI matches
--> CZ Harris 50 in 53 balls, 71 minutes with 2 fours and 2 sixes
--> AC Gilchrist passed 1500 runs in List A matches when he reached 25
--> MG Bevan passed 6000 runs in List A matches when he reached 34
--> MW Priest made his debut in New Zealand in ODI matches
--> GR Robertson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in ODI matches in the New Zealand innings (previous best was 3-32)
--> SB Doull achieved his best innings bowling analysis in ODI matches when he dismissed GR Robertson in the Australia innings (previous best was 3-42)
--> SR Waugh retired hurt in the Australia innings having scored 14 (team score 88/3) - he returned when the score was 147/6 (22.6 ov )

SR Waugh batted with a runner (RT Ponting) from over 19.2
SJ Peterson acted as substitute fielder for LG Howell during Australia's innings.