England tour of New Zealand, 1977/78 / Scorecard

England in New Zealand Test Series - 1st Test

New Zealand v England

New Zealand won by 72 runs

New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JG Wright lbw b Botham 55 348 244 3 0 22.54
RW Anderson c †Taylor b Old 28 53 42 5 0 66.66
GP Howarth c Botham b Old 13 110 70 0 0 18.57
MG Burgess* b Willis 9 55 42 1 0 21.42
BE Congdon c †Taylor b Old 44 228 160 4 0 27.50
JM Parker c Rose b Willis 16 79 75 1 0 21.33
WK Lees c †Taylor b Old 1 14 5 0 0 20.00
RJ Hadlee not out 27 60 39 4 0 69.23
DR Hadlee c †Taylor b Old 1 8 3 0 0 33.33
RO Collinge b Old 1 13 12 0 0 8.33
SL Boock b Botham 4 31 23 0 0 17.39
Extras (b 12, lb 3, w 1, nb 13) 29
Total (all out; 87.6 overs) 228 (1.94 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-42 (Anderson), 2-96 (Howarth), 3-114 (Burgess), 4-152 (Wright), 5-191 (Parker), 6-193 (Lees), 7-194 (Congdon), 8-196 (DR Hadlee), 9-208 (Collinge), 10-228 (Boock)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 25 7 65 2 1.95
M Hendrick 17 2 46 0 2.02
CM Old 30 11 54 6 1.35
PH Edmonds 3 1 7 0 1.75
IT Botham 12.6 2 27 2 1.58
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BC Rose c †Lees b Collinge 21 76 54 1 0 38.88
G Boycott* c Congdon b Collinge 77 442 302 9 0 25.49
G Miller b Boock 24 110 94 2 0 25.53
RW Taylor c & b Collinge 8 72 51 1 0 15.68
DW Randall c Burgess b RJ Hadlee 4 43 45 0 0 8.88
GRJ Roope c †Lees b RJ Hadlee 37 111 109 6 0 33.94
IT Botham c Burgess b RJ Hadlee 7 59 43 0 0 16.27
CM Old b RJ Hadlee 10 36 36 0 0 27.77
PH Edmonds lbw b Congdon 4 22 25 0 0 16.00
M Hendrick lbw b Congdon 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis not out 6 16 8 1 0 75.00
Extras (lb 4, nb 13) 17
Total (all out; 94.4 overs) 215 (1.70 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-39 (Rose), 2-89 (Miller), 3-108 (Taylor), 4-126 (Randall), 5-183 (Roope), 6-188 (Boycott), 7-203 (Botham), 8-205 (Old), 9-206 (Hendrick), 10-215 (Edmonds)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RJ Hadlee 28 5 74 4 1.98
RO Collinge 18 5 42 3 1.75
DR Hadlee 21 5 47 0 1.67
SL Boock 10 5 21 1 1.57
BE Congdon 17.4 11 14 2 0.60
New Zealand 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JG Wright c Roope b Willis 19 169 105 0 0 18.09
RW Anderson lbw b Old 26 105 62 4 0 41.93
GP Howarth c Edmonds b Willis 21 84 75 1 0 28.00
MG Burgess* c Boycott b Botham 6 55 37 1 0 16.21
BE Congdon c Roope b Willis 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
JM Parker c Edmonds b Willis 4 23 18 0 0 22.22
WK Lees lbw b Hendrick 11 41 35 2 0 31.42
RJ Hadlee c Boycott b Willis 2 10 5 0 0 40.00
DR Hadlee c Roope b Botham 2 38 18 0 0 11.11
RO Collinge c Edmonds b Hendrick 6 12 12 1 0 50.00
SL Boock not out 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 9, w 2, nb 13) 26
Total (all out; 44.3 overs) 123 (2.07 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-54 (Anderson), 2-82 (Wright), 3-93 (Howarth), 4-93 (Congdon), 5-98 (Parker), 6-99 (Burgess), 7-104 (RJ Hadlee), 8-116 (Lees), 9-123 (Collinge), 10-123 (DR Hadlee)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 15 2 32 5 1.60
M Hendrick 10 2 16 2 1.20
CM Old 9 2 32 1 2.66
PH Edmonds 1 0 4 0 3.00
IT Botham 9.3 3 13 2 1.04
England 2nd innings (target: 137 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
BC Rose not out 5 43 31 0 0 16.12
G Boycott* b Collinge 1 8 6 0 0 16.66
G Miller c Anderson b Collinge 4 14 7 0 0 57.14
DW Randall lbw b Collinge 9 16 8 1 0 112.50
GRJ Roope c †Lees b RJ Hadlee 0 14 9 0 0 0.00
IT Botham c Boock b RJ Hadlee 19 34 24 3 0 79.16
RW Taylor run out (Boock) 0 27 10 0 0 0.00
CM Old lbw b RJ Hadlee 9 27 20 2 0 45.00
PH Edmonds c Parker b RJ Hadlee 11 88 61 0 0 18.03
M Hendrick c Parker b RJ Hadlee 0 10 6 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis c Howarth b RJ Hadlee 3 61 41 0 0 7.31
Extras (nb 3) 3
Total (all out; 27.3 overs) 64 (1.75 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Boycott), 2-8 (Miller), 2-14* (Rose, retired not out), 3-18 (Randall), 4-18 (Roope), 5-38 (Botham), 6-38 (Taylor), 7-53 (Old), 8-53 (Hendrick), 9-63 (Edmonds), 10-64 (Willis)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RO Collinge 13 5 35 3 2.01
RJ Hadlee 13.3 4 26 6 1.45
DR Hadlee 1 1 0 0 0.00
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss England, who chose to field
Series New Zealand led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts SL Boock and JG Wright (New Zealand)
Umpires WRC Gardiner and RL Monteith
Close of play
Fri, 10 Feb - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 152/3 (JG Wright 55*, BE Congdon 26*)
Sat, 11 Feb - day 2 - England 1st innings 89/2 (G Boycott 36*, RW Taylor 0*)
Sun, 12 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 12/0 (JG Wright 0*, RW Anderson 2*)
Mon, 13 Feb - rest day
Tue, 14 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 53/8 (PH Edmonds 6*, RGD Willis 0*)
Wed, 15 Feb - day 5 - England 2nd innings 64 (27.3 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Richard Collinge took his 100th test wicket (Rose).
  • BC Rose (2) retired hurt on 4* from 14/2 to 63/9 (bruised right arm).
 
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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
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