New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JG Wright c †Taylor b Lever 4 42 32 0 0 12.50
RW Anderson c Gatting b Botham 17 94 60 1 0 28.33
GP Howarth c Roope b Willis 122 515 356 12 0 34.26
MG Burgess* c Randall b Botham 50 140 133 5 0 37.59
BE Congdon c Miller b Botham 5 41 29 0 0 17.24
JM Parker lbw b Botham 14 97 82 0 0 17.07
GN Edwards lbw b Lever 55 137 105 7 1 52.38
RJ Hadlee c Roope b Botham 1 23 13 0 0 7.69
BL Cairns b Lever 11 41 29 2 0 37.93
RO Collinge not out 5 30 15 1 0 33.33
SL Boock c Edmonds b Willis 1 9 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (b 5, lb 10, nb 15) 30
Total (all out; 105.6 overs) 315 (2.23 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Wright), 2-32 (Anderson), 3-113 (Burgess), 4-129 (Congdon), 5-182 (Parker), 6-278 (Edwards), 7-285 (Hadlee), 8-302 (Howarth), 9-314 (Cairns), 10-315 (Boock)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 26.6 8 57 2 1.59
JK Lever 34 5 96 3 2.11
IT Botham 34 4 109 5 2.40
PH Edmonds 10 2 23 0 1.72
G Miller 1 1 0 0 0.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott* c Burgess b Collinge 54 232 177 4 0 30.50
DW Randall lbw b Hadlee 30 76 59 2 0 50.84
CT Radley c Wright b Collinge 158 648 524 15 0 30.15
GRJ Roope c Burgess b Boock 68 257 210 10 0 32.38
MW Gatting b Boock 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
IT Botham c †Edwards b Collinge 53 132 114 9 0 46.49
RW Taylor b Boock 16 166 111 0 0 14.41
G Miller lbw b Collinge 15 24 14 3 0 107.14
PH Edmonds b Boock 8 38 33 1 0 24.24
JK Lever c & b Boock 1 15 13 0 0 7.69
RGD Willis not out 0 6 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 6, w 4, nb 10) 26
Total (all out; 156.3 overs) 429 (2.05 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-52 (Randall), 2-115 (Boycott), 3-254 (Roope), 4-258 (Gatting), 5-355 (Botham), 6-396 (Radley), 7-418 (Miller), 8-427 (Edmonds), 9-428 (Taylor), 10-429 (Lever)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RJ Hadlee 31 6 107 1 2.58
RO Collinge 38 9 98 4 1.93
BL Cairns 33 9 63 0 1.43
BE Congdon 26 8 68 0 1.96
SL Boock 28.3 4 67 5 1.77
New Zealand 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JG Wright c †Taylor b Edmonds 25 106 75 3 0 33.33
RW Anderson c Botham b Miller 55 163 120 8 0 45.83
GP Howarth b Miller 102 320 301 13 0 33.88
MG Burgess* c †Taylor b Edmonds 17 71 82 2 0 20.73
BE Congdon c Roope b Lever 20 78 67 2 0 29.85
GN Edwards c Randall b Lever 54 89 67 9 1 80.59
JM Parker not out 47 136 138 5 0 34.05
RJ Hadlee b Miller 10 30 35 2 0 28.57
BL Cairns lbw b Edmonds 20 35 26 3 0 76.92
RO Collinge not out 12 46 45 0 1 26.66
Extras (b 6, lb 4, nb 10) 20
Total (8 wickets; 118 overs) 382 (2.42 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat SL Boock
Fall of wickets 1-69 (Wright), 2-98 (Anderson), 3-125 (Burgess), 4-185 (Congdon), 5-272 (Edwards), 6-287 (Howarth), 7-305 (Hadlee), 8-350 (Cairns)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 10 3 42 0 3.15
JK Lever 17 4 59 2 2.60
IT Botham 13 1 51 0 2.94
PH Edmonds 45 15 107 3 1.78
G Miller 30 10 99 3 2.47
MW Gatting 1 0 1 0 0.75
GRJ Roope 1 0 2 0 1.50
DW Randall 1 0 1 0 0.75
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series 3-match series drawn 1-1
Umpires WRC Gardiner and JBR Hastie
Close of play
Sat, 4 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 162/4 (GP Howarth 64*, JM Parker 7*)
Sun, 5 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 30/0 (G Boycott 6*, DW Randall 21*)
Mon, 6 Mar - day 3 - England 1st innings 172/2 (CT Radley 49*, GRJ Roope 28*)
Tue, 7 Mar - rest day
Wed, 8 Mar - day 4 - England 1st innings 390/5 (CT Radley 154*, RW Taylor 6*)
Thu, 9 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 112/2 (GP Howarth 20*, MG Burgess 7*)
Fri, 10 Mar - day 6 - New Zealand 2nd innings 382/8 (118 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Geoff Howarth was only the 2nd New Zealander (after Glenn Turner) to score a century in each innings of a test. That in the 1st innings was his maiden test century.
 
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Series Results
New Zealand v England at Auckland - Mar 4-10, 1978
Match drawn
New Zealand v England at Christchurch - Feb 24-Mar 1, 1978
England won by 174 runs
New Zealand v England at Wellington - Feb 10-15, 1978
New Zealand won by 72 runs
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