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TEST MATCH

NEW ZEALAND v AUSTRALIA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 26, 1987
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 30.5 | Scoring Rate: 2.7
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
Trans-Tasman Trophy (New Zealand in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
New Zealand 66% 28 32 36 286
Australia 31% 27 41 31 150

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 New Zealand 317 10 663
2 Australia 357 10 874
3 New Zealand 286 10 555
4 Australia 230 9 552

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND 1907-12-13 1931-01-16 1951-11-09 1958-02-07 1964-10-17 1969-10-15 1975-08-14 1979-11-03 1984-02-10

MATCH PROGRESS

NEW ZEALAND PTS AUSTRALIA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
4 10 30.5 1183 1197 0.5 0.5
4 9 30.4 1181 1193 0.5 0.5
4 8 30.9 1160 1192 0.49 0.51
4 7 31.6 1140 1198 0.49 0.51
4 6 32.5 1123 1215 0.48 0.52
4 5 32.5 1090 1182 0.48 0.52
4 4 32.6 1059 1155 0.48 0.52
4 3 32.2 1022 1104 0.48 0.52
4 2 31.8 985 1053 0.48 0.52
4 1 32.4 960 1050 0.48 0.52
3 10 32.0 923 997 0.48 0.52
3 9 33.1 933 985 0.49 0.51
3 8 34.1 939 971 0.49 0.51
3 7 35.0 939 953 0.5 0.5
3 6 36.4 953 939 0.5 0.5
3 5 35.8 895 893 0.5 0.5
3 4 35.5 850 854 0.5 0.5
3 3 36.2 837 827 0.5 0.5
3 2 34.1 734 766 0.49 0.51
3 1 35.6 746 748 0.5 0.5
2 10 33.7 654 694 0.49 0.51
2 9 35.3 635 707 0.47 0.53
2 8 33.9 588 632 0.48 0.52
2 7 31.2 535 525 0.5 0.5
2 6 30.4 500 474 0.51 0.49
2 5 29.2 463 413 0.53 0.47
2 4 28.2 430 360 0.54 0.46
2 3 26.8 397 299 0.57 0.43
2 2 28.9 375 319 0.54 0.46
2 1 31.0 348 334 0.51 0.49
1 10 31.7 317 317 0.5 0.5
1 9 32.7 294 294 0.5 0.5
1 8 35.0 280 280 0.5 0.5
1 7 36.3 254 254 0.5 0.5
1 6 42.3 254 254 0.5 0.5
1 5 44.6 223 223 0.5 0.5
1 4 55.2 221 221 0.5 0.5
1 3 62.3 187 187 0.5 0.5
1 2 59.5 119 119 0.5 0.5
1 1 32.0 32 32 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
RJ Hadlee New Zealand 450 176 10 142.1
AIC Dodemaide Australia 291 106 7 93.2
CJ McDermott Australia 270 140 5 33.4
MR Whitney Australia 321 137 4 26.0
JG Bracewell New Zealand 336 127 3 13.2
DK Morrison New Zealand 262 147 3 8.9
PR Sleep Australia 228 138 3 10.3
EJ Chatfield New Zealand 306 96 2 7.1
DN Patel New Zealand 72 23 0 0.0
SR Waugh Australia 60 44 0 0.0
DM Jones Australia 48 23 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
MD Crowe New Zealand 161 2 258 27 8.9
JG Wright New Zealand 142 2 294 24 2.9
PR Sleep Australia 110 2 286 19 1.5
AR Border (c) Australia 74 2 151 13 0.7
MRJ Veletta Australia 70 2 183 12 0.6
SR Waugh Australia 65 2 122 11 0.3
DC Boon Australia 64 2 138 11 0.4
AH Jones New Zealand 60 2 168 10 0.1
IDS Smith † New Zealand 56 2 73 9 1.4
AIC Dodemaide Australia 53 2 216 9 0.2
CJ McDermott Australia 43 1 99 7 0.1
RJ Hadlee New Zealand 40 2 64 7 0.1
DN Patel New Zealand 38 2 62 6 0.1
GR Marsh Australia 36 2 121 6 0.1
PA Horne New Zealand 34 2 137 6 0.0
JJ Crowe (c) New Zealand 31 2 84 5 0.0
GC Dyer † Australia 25 2 94 4 0.0
DM Jones Australia 12 2 33 2 0.0
JG Bracewell New Zealand 10 2 51 2 0.0
EJ Chatfield New Zealand 7 0 23 1 0.0
MR Whitney Australia 2 0 20 0 0.0
DK Morrison New Zealand 0 2 22 0 0.0

NEW ZEALAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

New Zealand faced Australia in 23 test matches before this game. Of these, New Zealand had the stronger team in 8 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous New Zealand v Australia test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

NEW ZEALAND AUSTRALIA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

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