England tour of New Zealand 1977/78


'I've run you out, you ****'

The nadir of Geoff Boycott's brief time as England captain came when he was deliberately run out by one of his own side

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England in Pakistan and New Zealand, 1977-78

If judged solely by a playing record of only one victory in six Test matches, a first-ever defeat by New Zealand, and two drawn series, England's twin tour in the vastly different conditions of Pakistan and New Zealand could be dismissed as a failure

Third Test Match

New Zealand v England

The provision of an extra day was insufficient to achieve on outright result, and the match and the series ended in a draw.


England in New Zealand Test Series, 1977/78

England tour of New Zealand, Feb-Mar 1978

Test matches

Tour 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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