Mashonaland v England XI
England in Zimbabwe 1996/97
VenueHarare Sports Club, Harare on 3rd, 4th, 5th December 1996 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNo toss made
ResultMashonaland won by 7 wickets
UmpiresD Kalan, K Kanjee
Close of play day 1England XI (1) 175/9 (Croft 66*, Tufnell 1*)
Close of play day 2Mashonaland (1) 279/9 (Matambanadzo 2*, Kirtley 2*)

England XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Knightrun out (PA Strang->Brent)63951-- 
*MA Athertonc DJR Campbell b Kirtley2310-- 
+AJ Stewartb BC Strang134-- 
N Hussainb Kirtley267-- 
GP Thorpec Houghton b Matambanadzo3569942- 
JP Crawleyrun out (Flower)2570931- 
RDB Croftnot out8016418392 
D Goughc DJR Campbell b Kirtley2514-- 
AR Caddickc DJR Campbell b Brent1925392- 
AD Mullallyc Brent b Kirtley32229-- 
PCR Tufnellc DJR Campbell b Kirtley652711- 
Extras(6 lb, 7 nb, 3 w)16
Total(all out, 75.1 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Atherton), 2-4 (Stewart), 3-7 (Hussain), 4-27 (Knight), 5-63 (Thorpe), 6-88 (Crawley), 7-94 (Gough), 8-125 (Caddick), 9-145 (Mullally), 10-197 (Tufnell)
Mashonaland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
BC Strang19   2521-7
Brent8   1201--
PA Strang16   53001-
Matambanadzo6   03411-
Flower1   020--

Mashonaland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GW Flowerlbw b Tufnell28891121- 
SV Carlislec and b Gough935561- 
*ADR Campbellc Hussain b Tufnell55761117- 
DL Houghtonc and b Tufnell110144171142 
CB Wishartc Crawley b Croft45991283- 
PA Strangc Crawley b Croft62121-- 
+DJR Campbellc Hussain b Croft81815-- 
GB Brentlbw b Croft1514-- 
BC Stranglbw b Tufnell044-- 
DR Matambanadzonot out3611-- 
RJ Kirtleylbw b Tufnell2810-- 
Extras(6 lb, 7 nb)13
Total(all out, 85.4 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Carlisle), 2-80 (Flower), 3-142 (ADR Campbell), 4-258 (Houghton), 5-266 (Wishart), 6-267 (PA Strang), 7-274 (DJR Campbell), 8-275 (Brent), 9-275 (BC Strang), 10-280 (Kirtley)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mullally12   2420-1
Gough16   3431-6
Caddick10   2460--
Croft22   4654--

England XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NV Knightc DJR Campbell b Kirtley36 -- 
*MA Athertonc DJR Campbell b Brent737 -- 
+AJ Stewartb Kirtley03 -- 
N Hussainlbw b PA Strang39130 5- 
GP Thorpec DJR Campbell b Brent29 -- 
JP Crawleyc Matambanadzo b Brent74165 51 
RDB Croftb PA Strang37 -- 
D Goughb PA Strang1218 -1 
AR Caddickc ADR Campbell b PA Strang2839 12 
AD Mullallyc and b Brent27 -- 
PCR Tufnellnot out26 -- 
Extras(6 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Knight), 2-4 (Stewart), 3-27 (Atherton), 4-29 (Thorpe), 5-105 (Hussain), 6-111 (Croft), 7-137 (Gough), 8-159 (Crawley), 9-167 (Mullally), 10-180 (Caddick)
Mashonaland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kirtley16   6352--
BC Strang11   5180-2
Brent10   3224--
PA Strang23.16564--
Flower11   2430--

Mashonaland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GW Flowerc Crawley b Mullally223 -- 
SV Carlisleb Mullally38 -- 
*ADR Campbellnot out5371 6- 
DL Houghtonc Gough b Thorpe3451 4- 
CB Wishartnot out02 -- 
PA Strangdid not bat      
+DJR Campbelldid not bat      
GB Brentdid not bat      
BC Strangdid not bat      
DR Matambanadzodid not bat      
RJ Kirtleydid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(3 wickets, 25.3 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Carlisle), 2-11 (Flower), 3-95 (Houghton)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mullally6   1182--
Gough3   0140-2
Tufnell9   1350--
Thorpe1   031--

--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> ADR Campbell (2) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 20
--> DR Matambanadzo made his debut for Mashonaland in First-Class matches
--> N Hussain made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> AJ Stewart made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> PCR Tufnell made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> AR Caddick made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> D Gough made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> JP Crawley made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> NV Knight made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> AD Mullally made his debut in Zimbabwe in First-Class matches
--> GB Brent achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the England XI second innings (previous best was 4-51)

The captains agreed that England should bat