New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 2016–17

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New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 2016–17
  Flag of Australia.svg Flag of New Zealand.svg
  Australia New Zealand
Dates 4 December 2016 – 9 December 2016
Captains Steve Smith Kane Williamson
One Day International series
Results Australia won the 3-match series 3–0
Most runs David Warner (299) Martin Guptill (193)
Most wickets Pat Cummins (8) Trent Boult (6)
Player of the series David Warner (Aus)

The New Zealand cricket team toured Australia in December 2016 to play three One Day Internationals (ODIs) matches.[1][2] The matches were played for the Chappell–Hadlee Trophy.

The series ended with a 3–0 victory to Australia. It was just the second time New Zealand had suffered a whitewash to Australia, the first being in New Zealand in 2005.[3]

Squads[edit]

ODIs
 Australia[4]  New Zealand[5]

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

4 December 2016
14:20 AEDT (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
8/324 (50 overs)
v
 New Zealand
256 (44.2 overs)
Steve Smith 164 (157)
Trent Boult 2/51 (10 overs)
Martin Guptill 114 (102)
Josh Hazlewood 3/49 (10 overs)
Australia won by 68 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SL) and Mick Martell (Aus)
Player of the match: Steve Smith (Aus)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Lockie Ferguson (NZ) made his ODI debut.
  • Steve Smith's score of 164 is the joint-highest by an Australia captain[6] and also the highest score by any player in an ODI played at the Sydney Cricket Ground.[7]
  • Martin Guptill became the quickest New Zealand player to reach 5,000 runs in ODIs.[8]
  • Josh Hazlewood, in this his 27th ODI match, equaled the record for the number of matches played without being dismissed.[9]

2nd ODI[edit]

6 December 2016
14:20 AEDT (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
5/378 (50 overs)
v
 New Zealand
262 (47.2 overs)
David Warner 119 (115)
Tim Southee 2/63 (10 overs)
Kane Williamson 81 (80)
Pat Cummins 4/41 (10 overs)
Australia won by 116 runs
Manuka Oval, Canberra
Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SL) and Paul Wilson (Aus)
Player of the match: David Warner (Aus)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • Kane Williamson (NZ) played his 100th ODI.[10]
  • David Warner became the first Australian batsman to score six ODI centuries in a calendar year.[11]
  • Josh Hazlewood, in this his 28th ODI match, broke the record for the number of matches played without being dismissed.[9]

3rd ODI[edit]

9 December 2016
14:20 AEDT (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
8/264 (50 overs)
v
 New Zealand
147 (36.1 overs)
David Warner 156 (128)
Trent Boult 3/49 (10 overs)
Martin Guptill 34 (40)
Mitchell Starc 3/34 (10 overs)
Australia won by 117 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Nigel Llong (Eng) and Mick Martell (Aus)
Player of the match: David Warner (Aus)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • David Warner became the second batsman to score seven ODI centuries in a calendar year.[3]
  • David Warner scored 59% of his team's runs, the second highest percentage by an Australian batsman in an ODI.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Future Tours Programme" (PDF). International Cricket Council. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Four nations set to tour in blockbuster 2016-17 summer". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Warner rivals Tendulkar's 1998 run". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Uncapped Cartwright in Australia's ODI squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Uncapped Ferguson in NZ squad for Chappell-Hadlee Trophy". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Smith equals Ponting's mark". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Spectacular Smith sends records tumbling". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Australia vs New Zealand, 1st ODI Stats: Steve Smith and Martin Guptill's national records". Sports Keeda. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Australia v West Indies: Josh Hazlewood's remarkable batting stat". Fox Sports. News Corp Australia. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  10. ^ "New Zealand face must-win after forgettable start". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Warner's bumper year continues in another run fest at Manuka Oval". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 December 2016.

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