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1978

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

Feb 9, 2013: The nadir of Geoff Boycott's brief time as England captain came when he was deliberately run out by one of his own side

Martin Williamson

New Zealand 1 England 1

England in Pakistan and New Zealand, 1977-78

1979: 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

1979: The provision of an extra day was insufficient to achieve on outright result, and the match and the series ended in a draw.

Second Test Match

New Zealand v England

1979: Despite a wretched start, England gained a swift and sweeping revenge for the Wellington defeat.

First Test Match

New Zealand v England

1979: Toss: England

Third Test Match

Pakistan v England

1979: At Karachi, January 18, 19, 20, 22, 23

Second Test Match

Pakistan v England

1979: When, at tea on the fourth afternoon, Pakistan had a lead of 282 on a pitch scarred at one end by Willis's follow-through - already expertly exploited by Abdul Qadir - England had every cause to fear the worst

First Test Match

Pakistan v England

1979: A tedious five days was marred by two serious crowd disturbances and over-cautious batting on a slow pitch.

Tests: Pakistan 0 England 0, ODIs Pakistan 1 England 2

England in Pakistan and New Zealand, 1977-78

1979: 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

Alex Bannister

Third One-day International

PAKISTAN v ENGLAND 1977-78

1979: At Lahore, January 13

Second One-day International

PAKISTAN v ENGLAND 1977-78

1979: At Sialkot, December 30

First One-day International

PAKISTAN v ENGLAND 1977-78

1979: At Sahiwal, December 23

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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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