Zimbabwe v New Zealand
New Zealand in Kenya and Zimbabwe 1997/98 (3rd ODI)
VenueHarare Sports Club, Harare on 5th October 1997 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealand won by 83 runs
UmpiresID Robinson, RB Tiffin
TV umpireKC Barbour
RefereeS Wettimuny
Man of the MatchCL Cairns

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
NJ Astlec and b JA Rennie3337367-89.19
CL Cairnsc GJ Whittall b AR Whittall71781049191.03
*SP Flemingc AR Whittall b Evans62781204179.49
MJ Hornec and b GW Flower1317162-76.47
CD McMillanc AR Whittall b BC Strang665965-5111.86
CZ Harrisnot out1821421-85.71
CM Spearmanc Campbell b BC Strang022--0.00
+AC Paroreb BC Strang1467-2233.33
DL Vettorinot out721-1350.00
GR Larsendid not bat      
SB O'Connordid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 6 w)10
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-58 (Astle), 2-147 (Cairns), 3-164 (Horne), 4-214 (Fleming), 5-263 (McMillan), 6-264 (Spearman), 7-287 (Parore)
Zimbabwe bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
JA Rennie10   0541--60.005.40
BC Strang10   0663--20.006.60
PA Strang10   05801--5.80
Evans6   04011-36.006.67
AR Whittall9   04814-54.005.33
GW Flower5   0241--30.004.80

Zimbabwe inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
GW Flowerc Astle b Cairns2427374-88.89
+A Flowerrun out (Harris)4446627-95.65
GJ Whittallb Astle49455461108.89
*ADR Campbellrun out (Astle)21624--12.50
PA Strangc Spearman b Vettori274365-162.79
DL Houghtonrun out (McMillan)111--100.00
CN Evansc Larsen b Vettori5913--55.56
GJ Renniec Vettori b Larsen1714181-121.43
JA Rennierun out (Harris)610101-60.00
BC Strangc and b Vettori153535--42.86
AR Whittallnot out1419201173.68
Extras(5 lb, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 44.1 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-63 (GW Flower), 2-92 (A Flower), 3-116 (Campbell), 4-125 (GJ Whittall), 5-126 (Houghton), 6-140 (Evans), 7-166 (GJ Rennie), 8-176 (JA Rennie), 9-188 (PA Strang), 10-211 (BC Strang)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
O'Connor3   0220---7.33
Larsen7   0421--42.006.00
Cairns7   1261--42.003.71
Harris10   0410---4.10
Astle6   02211-36.003.67
McMillan4   0120---3.00

--> DL Houghton made his last appearance in List A matches
--> DL Houghton made his last appearance in ODI matches
--> NJ Astle passed 3500 runs in List A matches when he reached 10
--> CD McMillan passed his previous highest score of 38 in ODI matches
--> BC Strang passed his previous highest score of 13 in List A matches
--> DL Vettori achieved his best innings bowling analysis in ODI matches when he dismissed PA Strang in the Zimbabwe innings (previous best was 1-42)