New Zealand cricket team in India in 1988–89

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New Zealand's tour of India in 1988-89
  Flag of India.svg Flag of New Zealand.svg
  India New Zealand
Dates 1 November 1988 – 19 December 1988
Captains Dilip Vengsarkar John Wright
Test series
Result India won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Kris Srikkanth 240 John Wright 228
Most wickets Arshad Ayub 21 Richard Hadlee 18
One Day International series
Results India won the 5-match series 4–0
Most runs Mohammad Azharuddin 205 John Wright 152
Most wickets Kris Srikkanth 11 Martin Snedden 5

The New Zealand national cricket team toured India in the 1988–89 season to play three Test matches and five ODIs. India won the 3-match Test series 2-1 and the 5-match ODI series 4-0 (5th ODI was abandoned without a ball bowled).[1]

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

12–17 November 1988
Scorecard
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384/9d (142 overs)
Navjot Singh Sidhu 116 (295)
Richard Hadlee 5/65 (30 overs)
189 (122.3 overs)
Andrew Jones 45 (132)
Arshad Ayub 4/51 (48 overs)
141/1d (28 overs)
Kris Srikkanth 58* (73)
Evan Gray 1/39 (6 overs)
164 (78.4 overs)
John Wright 58 (144)
Arshad Ayub 4/53 (35.4 overs)
India won by 172 runs
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: SK Ghosh (Ind) and Piloo Reporter (Ind)

2nd Test[edit]

24–29 November 1988
Scorecard
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236 (93.3 overs)
John Bracewell 52 (100)
Ravi Shastri 4/45 (18 overs)
234 (75.5 overs)
Kris Srikkanth 94 (137)
Richard Hadlee 6/49 (20.5 overs)
279 (115 overs)
Andrew Jones 78 (175)
Arshad Ayub 5/50 (33 overs)
145 (49.4 overs)
Arun Lal 47 (86)
John Bracewell 6/51 (17.4 overs)
New Zealand won by 136 runs
Wankhede Stadium, Bombay
Umpires: Ram Gupta (Ind) and VK Ramaswamy (Ind)
Player of the match: John Bracewell (NZ)
  • New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat.
  • Rashid Patel (Ind) made his Test debut.

3rd Test[edit]

2–6 December 1988
Scorecard
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254 (95 overs)
Mark Greatbatch 90* (244)
Arshad Ayub 4/55 (30 overs)
358 (106.3 overs)
Mohammad Azharuddin 81 (134)
Martin Snedden 4/69 (18.3 overs)
124 (65.3 overs)
John Wright 62 (189)
Kapil Dev 3/21 (10 overs)
22/0 (2.1 overs)
Kris Srikkanth 18* (12)
India won by 10 wickets
Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad (Deccan)
Umpires: SK Ghosh (Ind) and Ram Gupta (Ind)
  • New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat.
  • Sanjeev Sharma (Ind) made his Test debut.

One Day Internationals (ODIs)[edit]

India won the series 4-0, with one match abandoned.

1st ODI[edit]

10 December 1988
Scorecard
New Zealand 
196/9 (50 overs)
v
 India
197/6 (46.2 overs)
KR Rutherford 67 (121)
K Srikkanth 5/27 (7 overs)
K Srikkanth 70 (87)
W Watson 2/37 (10 overs)
India won by 4 wickets
Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Umpires: S Banerjee and RV Ramani
Player of the match: K Srikkanth (IND)
  • India won the toss and elected to field.
  • VB Chandrasekhar (IND) made his ODI debut.

2nd ODI[edit]

12 December 1988
Scorecard
New Zealand 
160/7 (45 overs)
v
 India
161/5 (41.3 overs)
JG Wright 39 (59)
Maninder Singh 2/23 (9 overs)
NS Sidhu 67 (108)
W Watson 2/33 (7.3 overs)
India won by 5 wickets
Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Umpires: DN Dotiwalla and SB Kulkarni
Player of the match: NS Sidhu (IND)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Because of the early twilight in this region, the match was reduced from 50 overs to 45 overs.

3rd ODI[edit]

15 December 1988
Scorecard
India 
222/6 (45 overs)
v
 New Zealand
169/9 (45 overs)
VB Chandrasekhar 53 (77)
EJ Gray 2/26 (5 overs)
MJ Greatbatch 64 (97)
K Srikkanth 5/32 (6 overs)
India won by 53 runs
Nehru Stadium, Indore
Umpires: RB Gupta and RS Rathore
Player of the match: AK Sharma (IND)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • The match was reduced before play started to 45 overs per side.

4th ODI[edit]

17 December 1988
Scorecard
New Zealand 
278/3 (50 overs)
v
 India
282/8 (47.1 overs)
MJ Greatbatch 84* (67)
M Venkataramana 2/36 (10 overs)
M Azharuddin 108* (65)
DK Morrison 3/50 (10 overs)
India won by 2 wickets
Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara
Umpires: PG Pandit and VK Ramaswamy
Player of the match: M Azharuddin (IND)

5th ODI[edit]

19 December 1988
Scorecard
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Match abandoned
Maulana Azad Stadium, Jammu
  • No toss

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand in India : Nov/Dec 1988 (3 TESTS)". static.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 2016-01-16.

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