England tour of New Zealand, 1st Test: New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Feb 27-Mar 2, 1959
England won by an innings and 99 runs
27,28 February, 2 March 1959 (4-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
PE Richardson c †Petrie b Blair 8 61 53 0 0 15.09
W Watson c †Petrie b Blair 10 30 25 1 0 40.00
TW Graveney lbw b Hough 42 98 112 4 0 37.50
PBH May* c Hough b Moir 71 144 143 10 0 49.65
MC Cowdrey b Hough 15 30 23 3 0 65.21
ER Dexter b Reid 141 237 292 24 0 48.28
JB Mortimore c & b Moir 11 25 30 2 0 36.66
R Swetman b Hough 9 33 38 0 0 23.68
FS Trueman lbw b Reid 21 63 63 3 0 33.33
GAR Lock b Reid 15 34 66 1 0 22.72
FH Tyson not out 6 19 8 1 0 75.00
Extras (b 12, lb 13) 25
  Total (all out; 142.1 overs) 374 (2.63 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RW Blair 31 5 89 2 2.87
  KW Hough 39 11 96 3 2.46
  AM Moir 36 9 83 2 2.30
  JR Reid 18.1 9 34 3 1.87
  JT Sparling 16 7 38 0 2.37
  B Sutcliffe 2 0 9 0 4.50
  New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BA Bolton c †Swetman b Lock 33 190 109 1 0 30.27
RM Harris c Lock b Tyson 6 46 28 1 0 21.42
JW Guy c Trueman b Lock 3 25 25 0 0 12.00
JR Reid* b Tyson 40 73 73 7 0 54.79
B Sutcliffe c Lock b Tyson 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
SN McGregor c Lock b Mortimore 0 8 5 0 0 0.00
JT Sparling st †Swetman b Lock 12 41 42 1 0 28.57
AM Moir c Graveney b Lock 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
EC Petrie lbw b Trueman 8 53 57 0 0 14.03
RW Blair lbw b Lock 0 5 6 0 0 0.00
KW Hough not out 31 36 28 3 1 110.71
Extras (b 5, lb 4) 9
  Total (all out; 72.5 overs) 142 (1.94 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  FS Trueman 10.5 3 39 1 3.60
  FH Tyson 14 4 23 3 1.64
  GAR Lock 26 15 31 5 1.19
  JB Mortimore 22 8 40 1 1.81
  New Zealand 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
BA Bolton c May b Mortimore 26 124 119 2 0 21.84
RM Harris b Trueman 13 59 49 2 0 26.53
JW Guy c Lock b Tyson 56 143 127 9 0 44.09
JR Reid* c Cowdrey b Lock 1 11 11 0 0 9.09
B Sutcliffe c Trueman b Lock 12 22 26 3 0 46.15
SN McGregor lbw b Lock 6 54 50 0 0 12.00
JT Sparling b Tyson 0 6 5 0 0 0.00
AM Moir c †Swetman b Lock 1 8 7 0 0 14.28
EC Petrie not out 2 23 23 0 0 8.69
RW Blair c Trueman b Lock 2 4 5 0 0 40.00
KW Hough b Lock 7 12 14 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 1, lb 5, nb 1) 7
  Total (all out; 72.2 overs) 133 (1.83 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  FS Trueman 8 2 20 1 2.50
  FH Tyson 14 6 23 2 1.64
  GAR Lock 28.2 13 53 6 1.87
  JB Mortimore 21 10 27 1 1.28
  ER Dexter 1 0 3 0 3.00

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 2-match series 1-0
Test debuts - BA Bolton, RM Harris and KW Hough (New Zealand)
Umpires - J Cowie and EWT Tindill
Close of play
  • Fri, 27 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 336/8 (ER Dexter 123*, GAR Lock 8*)
  • Sat, 28 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 28/0 (BA Bolton 18*, RM Harris 9*)
  • Sun, 1 Mar - rest day
  • Mon, 2 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 133 (72.2 ov) - end of match
 
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