England in New Zealand Test Series - 1st Test

New Zealand v England

England won by an innings and 83 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c †Wadsworth b Hadlee 19 42 42 4 0 45.23
B Wood c Parker b Hadlee 0 6 1 0 0 0.00
JH Edrich c Congdon b HJ Howarth 64 182 158 10 0 40.50
MH Denness* c Parker b Congdon 181 414 392 25 0 46.17
KWR Fletcher c Hadlee b Congdon 216 443 413 29 0 52.30
AW Greig b GP Howarth 51 89 95 5 0 53.68
APE Knott not out 29 101 124 2 0 23.38
CM Old not out 9 17 10 2 0 90.00
Extras (b 2, lb 14, nb 8) 24
Total (6 wickets dec; 153 overs) 593 (2.90 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat DL Underwood, GG Arnold, P Lever
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Wood), 2-36 (Amiss), 3-153 (Edrich), 4-419 (Denness), 5-497 (Greig), 6-578 (Fletcher)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RO Collinge 24 6 75 0 2.34
DR Hadlee 20 2 102 2 3.82
EJ Chatfield 19 2 95 0 3.75
BE Congdon 30 3 115 2 2.87
HJ Howarth 46 9 135 1 2.20
GP Howarth 14 1 47 1 2.51
New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JFM Morrison c Amiss b Greig 58 196 153 9 0 37.90
GM Turner c Amiss b Arnold 8 5 7 1 0 114.28
JM Parker c †Knott b Underwood 121 408 297 18 0 40.74
BE Congdon* c Old b Greig 2 10 9 0 0 22.22
BF Hastings c †Knott b Old 13 50 40 3 0 32.50
GP Howarth c Wood b Greig 6 12 13 1 0 46.15
KJ Wadsworth lbw b Underwood 58 218 144 6 0 40.27
DR Hadlee c sub (BW Luckhurst) b Underwood 22 48 48 3 0 45.83
HJ Howarth c Fletcher b Greig 9 30 20 2 0 45.00
RO Collinge not out 0 8 3 0 0 0.00
EJ Chatfield c Fletcher b Greig 0 3 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 4, nb 20) 29
Total (all out; 89 overs) 326 (2.74 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-9 (Turner), 2-125 (Morrison), 3-131 (Congdon), 4-166 (Hastings), 5-173 (GP Howarth), 6-285 (Parker), 7-315 (Hadlee), 8-326 (Wadsworth), 9-326 (HJ Howarth), 10-326 (Chatfield)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GG Arnold 20 4 69 1 2.58
P Lever 20 4 75 0 2.81
AW Greig 26 4 98 5 2.82
DL Underwood 16 6 38 3 1.78
CM Old 7 3 17 1 1.82
New Zealand 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
JFM Morrison c Fletcher b Greig 58 160 114 8 0 50.87
GM Turner c †Knott b Lever 2 14 6 0 0 33.33
BE Congdon* b Underwood 18 54 34 1 0 52.94
BF Hastings c Amiss b Lever 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
JM Parker c Edrich b Greig 13 64 57 1 0 22.80
GP Howarth not out 51 164 92 5 0 55.43
KJ Wadsworth c Fletcher b Underwood 6 36 36 0 0 16.66
DR Hadlee c Edrich b Greig 1 5 9 0 0 11.11
HJ Howarth b Greig 4 20 23 1 0 17.39
RO Collinge c Fletcher b Greig 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
EJ Chatfield retired hurt 13 79 23 1 0 56.52
Extras (lb 6, nb 12) 18
Total (all out; 57.5 overs) 184 (2.39 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Turner), 2-42 (Congdon), 3-46 (Hastings), 4-99 (Parker), 5-102 (Morrison), 6-131 (Wadsworth), 7-134 (Hadlee), 8-140 (HJ Howarth), 9-140 (Collinge), 9-184* (Chatfield, retired not out)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GG Arnold 6 1 31 0 3.87
P Lever 11.5 0 37 2 2.38
AW Greig 15 3 51 5 2.55
DL Underwood 25 9 47 2 1.41
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 2-match series 1-0
Test debuts EJ Chatfield and GP Howarth (New Zealand)
Umpires DEA Copps and WRC Gardiner
Close of play
Thu, 20 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 319/3 (MH Denness 149*, KWR Fletcher 76*)
Fri, 21 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 31/1 (JFM Morrison 7*, JM Parker 9*)
Sat, 22 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 285/5 (JM Parker 121*, KJ Wadsworth 49*)
Sun, 23 Feb - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 161/9 (GP Howarth 38*, EJ Chatfield 4*)
Mon, 24 Feb - rest day
Tue, 25 Feb - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 184 (57.5 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 5
  • EJ Chatfield retired hurt at 184/9 (fractured skull from a bouncer from P Lever which struck his left temple)
  • When struck, Chatfield's heart stopped beating, and Bernard Thomas, the English physiotherapist, saved his life with a heart-massage and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
 
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Series Results
New Zealand v England at Christchurch - Feb 28-Mar 5, 1975
Match drawn
New Zealand v England at Auckland - Feb 20-25, 1975
England won by an innings and 83 runs
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Feb 24, 1975

A distraught Peter Lever is comforted by Derek Underwood after felling Ewen Chatfield, New Zealand v England, 1st Test, Auckland, February 24, 1975

A distraught Peter Lever is comforted by Derek Underwood

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Feb 24, 1975

An unconscious Ewen Chatfield is stretchered off the field, New Zealand v England, 1st Test, Auckland, February 24, 1975

An unconscious Ewen Chatfield is stretchered off the field

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