England in New Zealand Test Series - 1st Test

New Zealand v England

England won by an innings and 215 runs

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
Rev.DS Sheppard c †Dick b Cameron 12 85 0 0
R Illingworth c Reid b Cameron 20 48 4 0
KF Barrington c Playle b Cameron 126 254 15 1
ER Dexter* c Barton b Yuile 7 21 1 0
MC Cowdrey c Barton b Cameron 86 162 9 1
PH Parfitt not out 131 289 14 0
BR Knight b Alabaster 125 215 14 0
FJ Titmus st †Dick b Sparling 26 25 3 0
JT Murray not out 9 14 0 0
Extras (b 18, lb 1, nb 1) 20
Total (7 wickets dec; 186 overs) 562 (3.02 runs per over)
Did not bat JDF Larter, LJ Coldwell
Fall of wickets 1-24 (Illingworth), 2-45 (Sheppard), 3-63 (Dexter), 4-229 (Cowdrey), 5-258 (Barrington), 6-498 (Knight), 7-535 (Titmus)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RC Motz 42 12 98 0 2.33
FJ Cameron 43 7 118 4 2.74
JC Alabaster 40 6 130 1 3.25
BW Yuile 21 4 77 1 3.66
JR Reid 28 8 67 0 2.39
JT Sparling 12 2 52 1 4.33
New Zealand 1st innings R M 4s 6s
GT Dowling b Coldwell 3 17 0 0
WR Playle c Dexter b Larter 0 4 0 0
PT Barton c Sheppard b Larter 3 17 0 0
JR Reid* b Titmus 59 135 8 2
BW Sinclair c Coldwell b Titmus 24 77 3 0
JT Sparling c †Murray b Larter 3 30 0 0
AE Dick run out 29 107 3 0
BW Yuile run out 64 190 7 0
RC Motz c †Murray b Knight 60 114 7 1
JC Alabaster b Knight 2 13 0 0
FJ Cameron not out 0 3 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 3, w 1, nb 2) 11
Total (all out; 110.4 overs) 258 (2.33 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Playle), 2-7 (Dowling), 3-7 (Barton), 4-62 (Sinclair), 5-71 (Sparling), 6-109 (Reid), 7-161 (Dick), 8-256 (Yuile), 9-258 (Motz), 10-258 (Alabaster)
Bowling O M R W Econ
LJ Coldwell 27 9 66 1 2.44
JDF Larter 26 12 51 3 1.96
BR Knight 10.4 2 23 2 2.15
FJ Titmus 25 9 44 2 1.76
KF Barrington 12 4 38 0 3.16
ER Dexter 9 4 20 0 2.22
R Illingworth 1 0 5 0 5.00
New Zealand 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
GT Dowling b Illingworth 14 82 0 0
WR Playle c Dexter b Coldwell 4 35 0 0
PT Barton lbw b Titmus 16 54 1 0
JT Sparling c Barrington b Illingworth 0 12 0 0
BW Sinclair b Larter 2 17 0 0
JR Reid* not out 21 66 3 0
AE Dick c Illingworth b Larter 0 1 0 0
BW Yuile lbw b Larter 1 16 0 0
RC Motz c & b Illingworth 20 20 2 1
JC Alabaster c Titmus b Illingworth 0 4 0 0
FJ Cameron b Larter 1 7 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 8) 10
Total (all out; 53.1 overs) 89 (1.67 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Playle), 2-42 (Dowling), 3-42 (Barton), 4-42 (Sparling), 5-46 (Sinclair), 6-46 (Dick), 7-56 (Yuile), 8-83 (Motz), 9-83 (Alabaster), 10-89 (Cameron)
Bowling O M R W Econ
LJ Coldwell 5 2 4 1 0.80
JDF Larter 14.1 3 26 4 1.83
BR Knight 10 2 13 0 1.30
FJ Titmus 6 5 2 1 0.33
R Illingworth 18 7 34 4 1.88
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts BW Sinclair and BW Yuile (New Zealand)
Umpires JMA Brown and RWR Shortt
Close of play
Sat, 23 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 328/5 (PH Parfitt 33*, BR Knight 39*)
Sun, 24 Feb - rest day
Mon, 25 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 66/4 (JR Reid 34*, JT Sparling 0*)
Tue, 26 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 42/4 (BW Sinclair 0*)
Wed, 27 Feb - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 89 (53.1 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Eng 1st innings:
  • Parfitt/Knight partnership of 240 new record for sixth wicket. An umpiring error by Short allowed Sparling to bowl 11 balls (excluding wides and no-balls) in his sixth over (!)
 
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Series Results
New Zealand v England at Christchurch - Mar 15-19, 1963
England won by 7 wickets
New Zealand v England at Wellington - Mar 1-4, 1963
England won by an innings and 47 runs
New Zealand v England at Auckland - Feb 23-27, 1963
England won by an innings and 215 runs
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