New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JG Wright b Edmonds 119 424 343 9 0 34.69
BA Edgar c Gooch b Botham 1 37 21 0 0 4.76
JJ Crowe lbw b Botham 8 14 11 2 0 72.72
MD Crowe lbw b Dilley 13 60 38 0 0 34.21
JV Coney* c Gooch b Botham 38 58 39 4 1 97.43
EJ Gray b Dilley 30 125 95 2 0 31.57
RJ Hadlee c †French b Edmonds 6 19 13 0 0 46.15
JG Bracewell c Athey b Emburey 3 15 13 0 0 23.07
TE Blain c Gooch b Dilley 37 153 141 3 0 26.24
DA Stirling not out 18 74 54 2 0 33.33
EJ Chatfield c †French b Dilley 5 10 10 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 1, w 1, nb 7) 9
Total (all out; 128.2 overs) 287 (2.23 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-17 (Edgar), 2-31 (JJ Crowe), 3-59 (MD Crowe), 4-106 (Coney), 5-175 (Gray), 6-192 (Hadlee), 7-197 (Bracewell), 8-251 (Wright), 9-280 (Blain), 10-287 (Chatfield)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GR Dilley 28.2 4 92 4 3.24
GC Small 18 5 36 0 2.00
IT Botham 25 4 75 3 3.00
JE Emburey 31 15 39 1 1.25
PH Edmonds 22 10 29 2 1.31
GA Gooch 4 1 15 0 3.75
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c Stirling b Hadlee 32 84 67 4 0 47.76
CWJ Athey lbw b Hadlee 17 45 32 3 0 53.12
DI Gower b Chatfield 131 274 202 14 0 64.85
AJ Lamb b Chatfield 0 6 5 0 0 0.00
MW Gatting* b Chatfield 121 254 198 13 0 61.11
IT Botham not out 59 56 36 8 2 163.88
JE Emburey not out 9 30 10 1 0 90.00
Extras (lb 9, w 5, nb 5) 19
Total (5 wickets dec; 90.5 overs) 388 (4.27 runs per over)
Did not bat BN French, PH Edmonds, GR Dilley, GC Small
Fall of wickets 1-38 (Athey), 2-62 (Gooch), 3-62 (Lamb), 4-285 (Gower), 5-326 (Gatting)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RJ Hadlee 23.5 6 92 2 3.86
DA Stirling 9 0 71 0 7.88
EJ Chatfield 21 7 73 3 3.47
EJ Gray 21 4 74 0 3.52
JG Bracewell 11 1 51 0 4.63
JV Coney 5 0 18 0 3.60
New Zealand 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JG Wright not out 7 4 4 1 0 175.00
BA Edgar not out 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
Extras 0
Total (0 wickets; 1 overs) 7 (7.00 runs per over)
Did not bat JJ Crowe, MD Crowe, JV Coney*, EJ Gray, RJ Hadlee, JG Bracewell, TE Blain, DA Stirling, EJ Chatfield
Bowling O M R W Econ
IT Botham 1 0 7 0 7.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Series New Zealand won the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut TE Blain (New Zealand)
Player of the match JG Wright (New Zealand)
Players of the series DI Gower (England) and RJ Hadlee (New Zealand)
Umpires HD Bird and DR Shepherd
Close of play
Thu, 21 Aug - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 142/4 (JG Wright 63*, EJ Gray 15*)
Fri, 22 Aug - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 257/8 (TE Blain 27*, DA Stirling 5*)
Sat, 23 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 281/3 (DI Gower 129*, MW Gatting 86*)
Sun, 24 Aug - rest day
Mon, 25 Aug - day 4 - England 1st innings 388/5 (IT Botham 59*, JE Emburey 9*)
Tue, 26 Aug - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 7/0 (1 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v New Zealand at The Oval - Aug 21-26, 1986
Match drawn
England v New Zealand at Nottingham - Aug 7-12, 1986
New Zealand won by 8 wickets
England v New Zealand at Lord's - Jul 24-29, 1986
Match drawn
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Aug 24, 1986

David Gower pulls on his way to 131, England v New Zealand, 3rd Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 24, 1986

David Gower pulls on his way to 131

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Aug 21, 1986

Ian Botham has Jeff Crowe lbw to equal the world record for Test wickets, England v New Zealand, 3rd Test, The Oval, August 21, 1986

Ian Botham has Jeff Crowe lbw to equal the world record for Test wickets

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