New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 1989–90

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The New Zealand national cricket team toured Australia in the 1989-90 season and played one Test match against Australia.

The New Zealanders had a brief tour of Australia playing two first class matches and a Test at Perth. The match ended in a draw.

Test series summary[edit]

24–28 November 1989
(5-day match)
521/9d (158.1 overs)
DC Boon 200 (326)
MC Snedden 4/108 (42 overs)
231 (92.4 overs)
MJ Greatbatch 76 (139)
MG Hughes 4/51 (20 overs)
322/7 (162 overs)
MJ Greatbatch 146* (485)
MG Hughes 3/92 (36 overs)
Match drawn
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
Umpires: RJ Evans and PJ McConnell
Player of the match: MJ Greatbatch (NZ)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • TM Moody (AUS) and CL Cairns (NZ) made their Test debuts.

External sources[edit]



  • Playfair Cricket Annual
  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack