New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 1987–88

The New Zealand national cricket team toured Australia in the 1987-88 season and played 3 Test matches against Australia. Australia won the series 1-0 with two matches drawn.

Test series summaryEdit

First TestEdit

4–7 December 1987
(5-day match)
Scorecard
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186 (93.2 overs)
MD Crowe 67 (163)
CJ McDermott 4/43 (22.2 overs)
305 (117.5 overs)
DC Boon 143 (255)
DK Morrison 4/86 (28 overs)
212 (79 overs)
DN Patel 62 (141)
BA Reid 4/53 (25 overs)
97/1 (32.1 overs)
DM Jones 38* (49)
JG Bracewell 1/32 (13 overs)
Australia won by 9 wickets
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
Umpires: AR Crafter and MW Johnson
Player of the match: DC Boon (AUS)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • MRJ Veletta (AUS) and DK Morrison (NZ) made their Test debuts.

Second TestEdit

11–15 December 1987
(5-day match)
Scorecard
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485/9d (174.5 overs)
AH Jones 150 (383)
CJ McDermott 4/135 (45.5 overs)
496 (195 overs)
AR Border 205 (485)
RJ Hadlee 5/68 (42 overs)
182/7 (85 overs)
AH Jones 64 (137)
PR Sleep 3/61 (32 overs)
Match drawn
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: RC Bailhache and SG Randell
Player of the match: AR Border (AUS)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • TBA May (AUS) made his Test debut.

Third TestEdit

26–30 December 1987
(5-day match)
Scorecard
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317 (110.3 overs)
JG Wright 99 (223)
CJ McDermott 5/97 (35 overs)
357 (145.4 overs)
PR Sleep 90 (256)
RJ Hadlee 5/109 (44 overs)
286 (92.3 overs)
MD Crowe 79 (111)
AIC Dodemaide 6/58 (28.3 overs)
230/9 (92 overs)
DC Boon 54 (121)
RJ Hadlee 5/67 (31 overs)
Match drawn
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: AR Crafter and RA French
Player of the match: RJ Hadlee (NZ)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • AIC Dodemaide (AUS) made his Test debut.

External sourcesEdit

CricketArchive

ReferencesEdit

  • Playfair Cricket Annual
  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack