New Zealand v Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe in New Zealand 1997/98 (3rd ODI)
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 4th March 1998 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to field
ResultZimbabwe won by 1 run
UmpiresBF Bowden, CE King
TV umpireDM Quested
RefereeHanumant Singh
Man of the MatchMW Goodwin

Zimbabwe inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
GW Flowerb O'Connor032--0.00
CB Wishartb Vettori2824304-116.67
MW Goodwinb Harris5877959-75.32
*ADR Campbellrun out (Harris)3867844-56.72
+A Flowerrun out (Astle)2841701-68.29
GJ Whittallc Horne b Doull5063675179.37
PA Strangnot out1616271-100.00
DP Viljoenb O'Connor467--66.67
HH Streaknot out235--66.67
JA Renniedid not bat      
AR Whittalldid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 w)4
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (GW Flower, 0.3 ov), 2-38 (Wishart, 7.5 ov), 3-116 (Goodwin, 24.5 ov), 4-127 (Campbell, 29.5 ov), 5-197 (A Flower, 43.3 ov), 6-211 (GJ Whittall, 47.1 ov), 7-221 (Viljoen, 48.5 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
O'Connor7   1312--21.004.43
Cairns3   0230---7.67
Vettori10   0361--60.003.60
Doull5   1191--30.003.80
McMillan6   03001--5.00
Harris10   0471--60.004.70
Astle9   0390---4.33

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
LG Howellc sub (HK Olonga) b Strang68718412195.77
NJ Astlec Campbell b Viljoen69991308-69.70
*SP Flemingb AR Whittall41917--21.05
MJ Hornerun out (GW Flower)235--66.67
CD McMillanc A Flower b GW Flower1520392-75.00
CL Cairnsb Viljoen156--20.00
CZ Harrisc GJ Whittall b Strang2244581-50.00
+AC Parorec Strang b Streak2534541173.53
SB Doullst A Flower b Strang012--0.00
DL Vettorinot out7410--175.00
SB O'Connornot out116--100.00
Extras(1 lb, 12 w)13
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-125 (Howell, 21.4 ov), 2-137 (Fleming, 26.4 ov), 3-139 (Horne, 27.4 ov), 4-159 (Astle, 33.5 ov), 5-165 (Cairns, 35.2 ov), 6-168 (McMillan, 36.6 ov), 7-218 (Harris, 48.4 ov), 8-219 (Doull, 48.6 ov), 9-219 (Parore, 49.1 ov)
Zimbabwe bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Streak9   05712154.006.33
Rennie4   02301--5.75
AR Whittall9   04512-54.005.00
Strang10   0443-120.004.40
GW Flower6   01913-36.003.17
Goodwin2   070---3.50
Viljoen10   03121-30.003.10

--> LG Howell passed his previous highest score of 51 in ODI matches
--> NJ Astle passed 2000 runs in ODI matches when he reached 68