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Indian cricket team in New Zealand in 1998–99
Flag of India
India
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand
Dates 7 December 1998 – 19 January 1999
Captains Mohammad Azharuddin Stephen Fleming
Test series
Result New Zealand won the 3-match series 1–0
Most runs Rahul Dravid (321) Craig McMillan (274)
Most wickets Javagal Srinath (10) Simon Doull (12)
One Day International series
Result 5-match series drawn 2–2
Most runs Rahul Dravid (309) Chris Cairns (226)
Most wickets Javagal Srinath (9) Chris Cairns (6)

The India national cricket team toured New Zealand from 7 December 1998 to 19 January 1999 and played a three-match Test series against New Zealand. New Zealand won the series 1–0. The two teams also played a 5-match ODI series that ended in a 2-2 draw.

Test Matches

1st Test

18–22 December 1998
Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand v Flag of India India Match abandoned
Carisbrook, Dunedin
Umpires: RS Dunne, EA Nicholls
  • No toss made
  • Match abandoned on 3rd day.

2nd Test

26–30 December 1998
Scorecard
Flag of India India
208 (65.4 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
352 (148.4 overs)
New Zealand won by 4 wickets
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: EA Nicholls, EA Watkin
Player of the match: Simon Doull
Mohammad Azharuddin 103
Simon Doull 7/65 (24 overs)
Dion Nash 89
Anil Kumble 4/83 (45.4 overs)
356 (115 overs) 215/6 (60.3 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 113
Dion Nash 3/20 (15 overs)
Craig McMillan 74
Javagal Srinath 3/82 (19.3 overs)
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

3rd Test

2–6 January 1999
Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
366 (121.2 overs)
v Flag of India India
416 (128.3 overs)
Match drawn
WestpacTrust Park, Hamilton
Umpires: DB Cowie, RE Koertzen
Player of the match: Chris Cairns
Craig McMillan 92
Javagal Srinath 5/95 (32.2 overs)
Rahul Dravid 190
Chris Cairns 4/107 (22.3 overs)
464/8 d. (137.5 overs) 249/2 (52.1 overs)
Chris Cairns 126
Sachin Tendulkar 2/30 (7 overs)
Rahul Dravid 103*
Chris Cairns 2/30 (9 overs)
  • India won the toss and decided to field
  • Robin Singh made his Test Cricket debut

ODIs

1st ODI

9 January 1999

Scorecard
Flag of India India
257/5 (50 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
200/5 (38 overs)
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Owen Delany Park, Taupo
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Doug Cowie
Man of the Match: Rahul Dravid (Ind)
Rahul Dravid 123 (123)
Daniel Vettori 1/26 (5 overs)
Craig McMillan 73 (76)
Javagal Srinath 2/35 (8 overs)
  • New Zealand's target was revised to 200 runs off 39 overs due to rain


2nd ODI

12 January 1999

Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
213 (49.3 overs)
v Flag of India India
214/8 (49.5 overs)
India won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
McLean Park, Napier
Umpires: Steve Dunne & Christopher King
Man of the Match: Matt Horne (NZ)
Matt Horne 61 (95)
Sachin Tendulkar 3/34 (8.3 overs)
Rahul Dravid 38 (65)
Daniel Vettori 2/32 (7 overs)


3rd ODI

14 January 1999

Scorecard
Flag of India India
208/4 (32 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
89/2 (12.1 overs)
No result
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Dave Quested and Evan Watkin
Rahul Dravid 68 (71)
Gavin Larsen 2/56 (6 overs)
Bryan Young 52* (40)
Javagal Srinath 1/22 (4 overs)
  • Initially reduced to 32-overs each, the match had to be eventually abandoned due to rain


4th ODI

16 January 1999

Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
207/7 (50 overs)
v Flag of India India
208/5 (43.5 overs)
India won by 5 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: Steve Dunne and Tony Hill
Man of the Match: Rahul Dravid (Ind)
Chris Cairns 44 (67)
Javagal Srinath 3/41 (9 overs)
Rahul Dravid 51 (71)
Chris Cairns 3/28 (8 overs)


5th ODI

19 January 1999

Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
300/8 (50 overs)
v Flag of India India
230 (45.3 overs)
New Zealand won by 70 runs
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Umpires: Christopher King & Dave Quested
Man of the Match: Chris Cairns (NZ)
Chris Cairns 15 (80)
Javagal Srinath 3/44 (10 overs)
Mohammad Azharuddin 63 (83)
Chris Harris 4/40 (9.3 overs)


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