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

--> MJ Horne passed 500 runs in ListA matches when he reached 5
--> HT Davis made his last appearance in ODI matches
--> SR Tendulkar passed 8000 runs in ListA matches when he reached 9
--> A Kuruvilla made his debut in India in ODI matches
--> A Kumble reached 250 wickets in ListA 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.