Australian cricket team in New Zealand in 1999–2000

The Australia national cricket team toured New Zealand from February to April 2000 and played a three-match Test series against the New Zealand national cricket team. Australia won the Test series 3–0. New Zealand were captained by Stephen Fleming and Australia by Steve Waugh. In addition, the teams played a six-match series of Limited Overs Internationals (LOI) which Australia won 4–1.[1]

One Day Internationals (ODIs)Edit

Australia won the Bank of New Zealand Series 4-1, with one no-result.

1st ODIEdit

17 February 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia  
119/1 (23 overs)
v
ML Hayden 64* (68)
CL Cairns 1/21 (5 overs)
No result
WestpacTrust Stadium, Wellington
Umpires: RS Dunne and EA Watkin
Player of the match: No award
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • The match was reduced before play started to 43 overs per side.
  • WA Wisneski (NZ) made his ODI debut

2nd ODIEdit

19 February 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
New Zealand  
122 (30.1 overs)
v
  Australia
123/5 (24.4 overs)
CD McMillan 35 (49)
B Lee 3/21 (7 overs)
ML Hayden 50 (49)
PJ Wiseman 2/21 (5 overs)
No result
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: BF Bowden and DB Cowie
Player of the match: B Lee (AUS)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd ODIEdit

23 February 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia  
310/4 (50 overs)
v
  New Zealand
260 (45 overs)
AC Gilchrist 77 (65)
CL Cairns 2/61 (10 overs)
NJ Astle 81 (83)
DR Martyn 2/34 (8 overs)
Australia won by 50 runs
Carisbrook, Dunedin
Umpires: DB Cowie and RS Dunne
Player of the match: AC Gilchrist (AUS)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.

4th ODIEdit

26 February 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia  
349/6 (50 overs)
v
  New Zealand
301/9 (50 overs)
AC Gilchrist 128 (98)
CZ Harris 2/58 (10 overs)
SP Fleming 82 (88)
SK Warne 3/50 (9 overs)
Australia won by 48 runs
Jade Stadium, Christchurch
Umpires: BF Bowden and DM Quested
Player of the match: AC Gilchrist (AUS)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • MS Sinclair (NZ) made his ODI debut.

5th ODIEdit

1 March 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
New Zealand  
243/9 (50 overs)
v
  Australia
245/5 (45.4 overs)
NJ Astle 104 (128)
DW Fleming 4/41 (8 overs)
MG Bevan 107 (141)
CL Cairns 2/31 (8 overs)
Australia won by 5 wickets
McLean Park, Napier
Umpires: DB Cowie and EA Watkin
Player of the match: MG Bevan (AUS)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • CJ Nevin (NZ) made his ODI debut.

6th ODIEdit

3 March 2000 (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia  
191 (46.2 overs)
v
  New Zealand
194/3 (41 overs)
DR Martyn 116* (135)
CL Cairns 3/33 (9 overs)
CJ Nevin 74 (94)
A Symonds 1/6 (2 overs)
New Zealand won by 7 wickets
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: DB Cowie and RS Dunne
Player of the match: CJ Nevin (NZ)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

Test series summaryEdit

1st TestEdit

11–15 March 2000
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
214 (71 overs)
ME Waugh 72* (144)
DL Vettori 5/62 (25 overs)
163 (62.1 overs)
CL Cairns 35 (66)
GD McGrath 4/33 (11.1 overs)
229 (77.5 overs)
AC Gilchrist 59 (99)
DL Vettori 7/87 (35 overs)
218 (73.3 overs)
CD McMillan 78 (163)
CR Miller 5/55 (18 overs)
Australia won by 62 runs
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: BF Bowden (NZ) and S Venkataraghavan (IND)
Player of the match: DL Vettori (NZ)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • There was no play on the fourth day.

2nd TestEdit

24–27 March 2000
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
298 (80.5 overs)
CL Cairns 109 (138)
SK Warne 4/68 (14.5 overs)
419 (120.3 overs)
SR Waugh 151* (312)
CD McMillan 3/57 (23 overs)
294 (96.2 overs)
CL Cairns 69 (83)
B Lee 3/87 (23 overs)
177/4 (54.1 overs)
JL Langer 57 (75)
SB O'Connor 2/42 (11 overs)
Australia won by 6 wickets
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: DM Quested (NZ) and Riazuddin (PAK)
Player of the match: MJ Slater (AUS)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.

3rd TestEdit

31 March–3 April 2000
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
232 (82.5 overs)
CD McMillan 79 (145)
B Lee 5/77 (23 overs)
252 (61.5 overs)
DR Martyn 89* (136)
SB O'Connor 5/51 (15.5 overs)
229 (86.4 overs)
CL Cairns 71 (104)
B Lee 3/46 (18.4 overs)
212/5 (41.3 overs)
JL Langer 122* (122)
PJ Wiseman 2/42 (9 overs)
Australia won by 6 wickets
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Umpires: RS Dunne (NZ) and AV Jayaprakash (IND)
Player of the match: AC Gilchrist (AUS)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • DR Tuffey (NZ) made his Test debut.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Australia in New Zealand 2000". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 June 2014.

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